May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Victims of violence have new home, safety in Coal Township

By Stephanie Bettick THE NEWS-ITEM stephanie_b@newsitem.com COAL TOWNSHIP — Victims of violence and abuse have a new home in the area where they can find safety and the support needed to empower them, thanks to a secure safe house open More...

Unlawful search forces judge to suppress evidence

SUNBURY — Northumberland County President Judge Charles Saylor has granted a motion to suppress evidence in a drug case involving a Kulpmont man due to an unlawful search of his home. A hearing was held earlier this month regarding the motion fi More...

Parents of fallen soldier on hand for facility re-dedication

FORT BRAGG, N.C., — Shamokin’s Bob and Annette Sandri were present Tuesday when the 82nd Airborne Division re-dedicated the Taylor-Sandri Medical Training Center in honor of their son, Sgt. Matthew Sandri, and Lt. Col. More...

Noontime blaze destroys mobile home, damages three structures

LOCUST GAP — A fire that originated in a motor home caused significant damage to three adjacent homes in Locust Gap Wednesday afternoon. Mount Carmel Township Fire Chief Brian Hollenbush said the fire began at around 12:15 p.m. More...

Orangeville bicyclist dies after being struck by pickup truck

FISHING CREEK TOWNSHIP — An Orangeville woman perished after she was struck by a pickup truck while riding her bicycle in Fishing Creek Township at around 8 a.m. Wednesday. State police said Caroline H. More...

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