October 18, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Two jailed after dad reports drug use

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com SHAMOKIN — Two men are incarcerated in Mifflin County Prison after one of their parents notified police they were using drugs.  More...

Training facility coming to AOAA

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com BURNSIDE — A permanent off-road training facility with side-by-side rentals is coming to the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA).  More...

County judge to hear numerous DUI cases next month

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com SUNBURY — Northumberland County President Judge Charles Saylor, who ruled in five pending DUI cases that blood test results were inadmissible at trial in accordance with a U.S. More...

Diroche sentenced to 13 to 26 years in state prison for shooting girlfriend, drug and firearms charges

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com SUNBURY — A Mount Carmel man charged with shooting his girlfriend on Irish Valley Road in Shamokin Township in early 2014 was sentenced Monday afternoon to 13 to 26 years in state prison More...

Recycling starts Thursday in MCT

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com ATLAS — Residents can start bringing their recyclables to bins at the Mount Carmel Township municipal complex beginning at 7 a.m. More...

Convicted murderer's post-conviction relief conference continued

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com SUNBURY — A status conference involving a Post Conviction Collateral Relief petition for child murderer Brentt Sherwood was continued Monday when attorneys in the case failed to attend.& More...

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