May 16, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Man is rescued from stripping pit

COAL TOWNSHIP — A man walking through the woods at 3:30 a.m. Monday had to be rescued after falling into an abandoned stripping pit.  More...

Concession stand suspect caught, outed by 6 year old

MOUNT CARMEL — Police say they captured the man who broke into the Mount Carmel Junior Baseball League concession stand twice in the last two weeks as he attempted to hide from them in a portable toilet Sunday while in the process of committing a thi More...

OD is likely in death

KULPMONT — A suspected opiate-related overdose of a 27-year-old Kulpmont man Monday morning is under investigation by Northumberland County Coroner James Kelley and borough police. Kelley said he was contacted by the 911 center at 9:19 a.m. More...

Suspect extradited from New Mexico withdraws guilty plea

SUNBURY — The suspect who was extradited from New Mexico about three weeks ago withdrew his guilty plea to a felony count of burglary Monday morning. Assistant District Attorney Michael Seward said Andrew William Pankotai, 32, formerly of 319 E. More...

Local seats up for grabs

Though today’s election lacks the glamour of the 2016 presidential race or the 2015 county commissioner contest, many important local seats are up for grabs. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today.  More...

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