SHAMOKIN — Thousands gathered along Market Street on a warm, spring Saturday to attend the city’s 14th annual Anthracite Heritage Festival, which began with a foot race and was marked by a number of dedications and special events.
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes that touched down in Oklahoma (all times local):
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away, authorities said Sunday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers is not entitled to damages from BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in Congress have argued that impeaching President Donald Trump is a political mistake as the 2020 election nears. Most of the candidates running to succeed him seem to agree, for now.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say three members of a family were injured, one critically, when they were ejected from the log ride at a Southern California amusement park.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized.
Bart Starr was an ordinary quarterback until teaming with Vince Lombardi on the powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams that ruled the 1960s and ushered in the NFL as America's most popular sport.
A wave of state abortion bans has set off speculation: What would happen if Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing abortion rights nationwide, were overturned?
MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A California man who died after being attacked by a shark while swimming in Hawaii was pulled ashore missing a leg, according to a witness.
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago said she at times struggled not to give up.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Traffic was disrupted in a Washington state city when boxes holding thousands of bees fell off a truck.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonah Reider became an object of media fascination when he opened a sophisticated supper club in his Columbia University dorm that briefly became one of New York City's most coveted reservations.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that opened as counterprogrammi…
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic.
BAKER, Nev. (AP) — A 137-year-old rifle found five years ago leaning against a juniper tree in Great Basin National Park in Nevada is now part of an exhibit dedicated to the "Forgotten Winchester" at the park visitor center near the Utah border.
For more than a century, steel mills churning along Pittsburgh's three rivers helped define the region as one of the world's largest steel-making capitals until the collapse of the industry in the 1980s. Now, ruins of the industry loom massive and rusting, a reminder of power and loss. Where…
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Every time 28-year-old Poet Williams applies for a job, his arrest record comes up: three nonviolent misdemeanors.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations' Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest.
The following luminaries were purchased for the Anthracite Heritage Festival in honor or memory of the following:
Numerous write-in votes on both the Republican and Democratic tickets slowed the official count which began Friday at noon in the court house.
SHAMOKIN — Patriotism abounded amid rounds of applause and several standing ovations for the outstanding musical performance of “A Salute to America” by the Anthracite Symphonic Band. The concert, which was held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, at the Northumberland County Career and Arts Center …
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago.
MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A man has died in Hawaii after a reported shark attack.
NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — A driver has crashed into three South Florida soccer teammates who were waiting for their bus, killing the teens.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bale remembers hunkering down in front of a television set with his father to watch Formula One races, back in the glory days of Alain Prost, Jacques Laffite and Nelson Piquet.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year's elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressional races in swing states, members of both parties say.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Instagram and Facebook, before selfies and filters that perfect selfies, there was Andy Warhol, using his art to imbue friends, family, celebrities — even himself — with a certain mystique.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In a story May 24 about property damage at a Noah's Ark attraction in Kentucky, The Associated Press reported erroneously that flooding caused the damage. The damage was caused by heavy rains over a period of two years.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stanley Jackson and buddy Steven Crow can be excused if they tend to watch their beloved St. Louis Blues with their hands over their eyes, just waiting for the next thing to go wrong.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — How to pronounce Beto O'Rourke's first name — "Is it BET-oh or BAY-toe?" — is debated nearly everywhere the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful goes in Iowa. But Rich Salas doesn't hesitate.
Anglican Church of SS Philip and James
After the San Antonio City Council voted to ban the fast-food chain Chick-fil-A from the city’s airport because of its history of anti-LGTBQ statements and actions, many prominent Texas Republicans were in up in arms, saying it violated the First Amendment.
SELINSGROVE — The Transitions 32nd annual auction, “Global Issues, Local Solutions,” will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Susquehanna University’s Evert dining room. The 2019 Auction features speakers, an extensive live and silent auction, dessert dash, live music and heavy hors d…
The Trump administration announced Friday that it will kill a Forest Service program that trains disadvantaged young people for wildland fire fighting and other jobs in rural communities, laying off 1,100 employees — believed to be the largest number of federal job cuts in a decade.
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local):
SUNBURY — A 30-year-old Shamokin woman accused of fracturing bones and burning her 21-day old twins in September pleaded no contest Thursday to two felony counts of aggravated assault and was sentenced to 2 1/2 to 6 years in state prison.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Cherishing their Catholic education, having pride in the coal region, striving to fulfill dreams and growing together as a family were the messages expressed by speakers Thursday night at graduation ceremonies for 38 seniors at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School.
MANDATA — Smiles abounded as Line Mountain’s 66th graduating class of 58 seniors made its way across Glenn Ressler Field at Eagle Stadium on a warm spring evening to turn the final page of their high school years and mark the beginning of the next chapter of their lives.
DEER LAKE — An official grand opening will be held at Fighter’s Heaven from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 1, to benefit Avenues in Pottsville, an organization that provides quality services to individuals with disabilities.
SELINSGROVE — Just Us Few Motorcycle Club will hold a benefit poker run for 18-month-old Jordan Shaffer Jr., of Shamokin, on Sunday, June 2.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes and flooding in the Midwest (all times local):
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents after the girl told the judge she that wanted him "locked up forever" for trying to steal her.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — John Pinto, a Navajo Code Talker in World War II who became one of the nation's longest serving Native American elected officials as a New Mexico state senator, has died. He was 94.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy.
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