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

Car smashes into city home

BY LARRY DEKLINSKI The News-Item larry_d@newsitem.com SHAMOKIN – The driver of a vehicle that traveled completely into a Commerce Street home late Sunday admitted to police he huffed a can of compressed air prior to the incident.  More...

Storms knock down trees

Calls for “tree down on the roadway” were frequent Monday afternoon as a cold front moved into the area and produced high winds, thunder and lightning and heavy rain.  More...

Kulpmont woman sentenced to county prison

SUNBURY — Three local defendants were sentenced Monday in Northumberland County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

CT burglar sentenced to intermediate punishment, including house arrest

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com SUNBURY — A Coal Township man charged with burglarizing eight homes in the township over a one-month period was sentenced Monday to 10 years of intermediate punishment with the first six More...

Judge continues hearing for Vellner, reduces bail

SUNBURY — Northumberland County President Judge Charles Saylor continued a hearing Monday morning for a 47-year-old Kulpmont man charged with drug offenses and reduced his bail. But the defendant was still unable to post bail.  More...

Varano sentenced in heroin-related day care incident

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com SUNBURY — A Shamokin man was sentenced to 16 months to five years in state prison on heroin-related charges Monday despite pleas by his mother to a county judge to spare her son from add More...

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