September 30, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Husband pleads weeks before trial in shooting death of wife

SUNBURY — A Northumberland County man charged in the April 2012 shooting death of his wife pleaded no contest Thursday to charges of voluntary manslaughter, tampering with evidence and making false reports to police.  More...

Friend looks to help stroke victim

A GoFundMe account has been launched to assist a local man who this spring suffered a double stroke. Nearly $2,000 has been raised for John DeBardino for expenses related to finding an apartment once he released from Golden LivingCenter-Mansion More...

'A lot' of people line up for new store's opening

COAL TOWNSHIP — Pouring rain didn’t stop people excited about a bargain from waiting in a line that wrapped around the building for Thursday morning’s grand opening of the Save-A-Lot store at The Plaza at Coal Township. District Manager Dave Wak More...

Drug charges filed in overdose case

MOUNT CARMEL — Drug-related charges have been filed against a Frackville man who was involved in one of a string of four overdoses in a 24-hour period earlier this month. Nicholas William Evely, 20, of 16 S. Nice St., Apt. More...

Shamokin cab firm extending hours

SHAMOKIN — Shamokin Yellow Cab has extended its hours for a trial period beginning this week. Tom Schott, from Shamokin Yellow Cab, said after reading several comments in The News-Item, they began discussing options to help people. More...

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