January 10, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Coal Township man charged in assault of adolescent daughter

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com COAL TOWNSHIP — A Coal Township man is accused of slamming his adolescent daughter into a wall, causing her to become concussed and require six staples to close a laceration.  More...

Firefighters contain blaze to room

By Sarah DeSantisTHE NEWS-ITEMsarah_d@newsitem.comSHAMOKIN — A fire that broke out shortly before 9 a.m. Monday at 28 S. Franklin St. More...

Longtime Shamokin officer critical of city management in retirement letter

BY MARK GILGERTHE NEWS-ITEMmark_g@newsitem.comSHAMOKIN — A 20-year member of Shamokin Police Department plans to retire Feb. 6, claiming he has no choice due to what he described as “constant attacks and threats” toward officers by city management. More...

Officer's retirement letter

PATROLMAN WILLIAM MINER RETIREMENTAttn: Chief TobiasRe: Retirement More...

Police: Shamokin man threatened to shoot ER workers, Trump, Obama

By Sarah DeSantis The News-Item sarah_d@newsitem.com COAL TOWNSHIP — A Shamokin man has been charged with making threats to shoot an emergency room staff member, President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald J. Trump.  More...

Jury seated for Turbotville child rape case

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com SUNBURY — Eight men and four women were selected Monday as jurors in a trial scheduled for the end of the month on felony rape and sexual assault charges against a Turbotville man.&n More...

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