July 20, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

From the street to the creek: A turtle rescue

By Stephanie BettickTHE NEWS-ITEMstephanie_b@newsitem.comSHAMOKIN — A snapping turtle has made its way off of the streets and into a home more of its liking in the Shamokin Creek on Tuesday morning, thanks to some concerned citizens. More...

Man claimed repo men ran into his vehicle

By Stephanie Bettick THE NEWS-ITEM stephanie_b@newsitem.com SHAMOKIN — A man accused of attempting to run over two men sent to repossess his vehicle represented himself in front of Magisterial Judge John Gembic III Tuesday afternoon, s More...

Done deal: Line Mountain inks teachers contract

By Sarah DeSantisTHE NEWS-ITEMsarah_d@newsitem.comMANDATA — Line Mountain teachers and board members have come to an agreement.On an 7-1 vote, the Line Mountain Board of Directors approved a tentative agreement on a contract lasting until June 2021 w More...

Widow of suicide victim presses on with lawsuit

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com WILLIAMSPORT — The widow of a prisoner who hanged himself in the former Northumberland County Prison has filed an amended complaint seeking additional damages for the wrongful death More...

Man who assaulted Victor Hare wishes to stay in the system

By Stephanie Bettick SHAMOKIN — An man who punched a fellow inmate awaiting trial in connection with the overdose death of a nine-year-old boy said in district court Tuesday that he hopes to get into the state system in order to get into a half- More...

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