RANSHAW — On Monday evening, a backhoe operator from Affordable Construction and Demolition of Shamokin allegedly ruptured a natural gas line during demolition of a property located at 601 N. Sixth St. in Ranshaw. Responding to the scene were Brady Fire Company, Coal Township Rescue Squad, C…
NEW YORK (AP) — With most of music industry's top acts absent — from Beyonce to Bruno Mars — the MTV Video Music Awards lacked star power and felt flat, and some of the winners turned heads — for the wrong reasons.
SHAMOKIN — A 34-year-old Shamokin woman charged Friday with multiple arson-related charges was arraigned Monday morning and recommitted to Centre County Prison in Bellefonte in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Two men from Excelsior have been charged with cutting down 13 trees on property owned by the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) off Route 125.
MIDDLEBURG — Snyder County District Attorney Michael Piecuch and Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced charges on Monday against fifteen people as the result of a year-long grand jury investigation into a drug ring.
SUNBURY — A senior judge committed a Mount Carmel woman to prison Monday morning for not paying more than $3,000 in court costs after she requested the delinquent fees be waived.
SUNBURY — A 24-year-old Mount Carmel man pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to a felony of conspiracy to deliver Spice and a misdemeanor of possession of heroin.
Food distribution Thursday
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HERNDON — Against all odds, the eighth annual Herndon Fire Company Car Show went on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, the White House said.
PHOENIX (AP) — A homemade plane crashed in a Phoenix intersection Monday, killing the pilot and the sole passenger, authorities said.
Broadly speaking, a team that starts the season in the Top 25 and finishes it unranked has had a disappointing season, failing to meet expectations. The converse is likely to be true as well.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Kris Richard wears cleats to practice just in case the new secondary coach of the Dallas Cowboys decides to jump in on a play, which he did in training camp.
DENVER (AP) — The father of two young girls found submerged in oil tanks after being missing for days told authorities his pregnant wife killed the children after learning he wanted a separation, and that he erupted in rage after witnessing the killings and strangled their mother inside the …
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that would allow it to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the internet.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Let's go surfing now, everybody's learning how," the Beach Boys have been telling us in song since 1962.
After more than a century behind bars, the beasts on boxes of animal crackers are roaming free.
Microsoft said Tuesday it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Support for charter schools and private school voucher programs has gone up over the past year, with Republicans accounting for much of the increase, according to a survey published Tuesday.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Former members of a Penn State fraternity are due in court for a preliminary hearing on charges related to the February 2017 death of a pledge after a night of hazing and drinking.
Today in History
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A Confederate statue in the heart of North Carolina's flagship university was toppled Monday night during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as "Silent Sam" as a symbol of racist heritage.
On Feb. 24, 1923, a man who called himself “Kid Sig” made a stop in Hillsboro, Illinois, on his way to St. Louis from his hometown of Shamokin.
MOUNT CARMEL — Providing a safe learning environment continues to be a main priority at Mount Carmel Area schools.
MANDATA — It’s time again for sharpened pencils, textbooks, locker combinations and cafeteria food for students and teachers at Line Mountain Area School District as first through twelfth grade begin the 2018-19 school year today.
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Colorado man in the disappearance of his family (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities said Monday that they are looking into sexual assault allegations by a young actor against Italian actress Asia Argento — one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man told police that he killed his pregnant wife in "a rage" when he discovered she had strangled their two daughters after he sought a separation, according to an arrest affidavit released on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a report that actress Asia Argento settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor (all times local):
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered Michigan's health director to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter in two deaths linked to Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area, the highest-ranking official to face criminal charges as a result of the city's tainted water scandal.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of California farmers rallied at the Capitol on Monday to protest state water officials' proposal to increase water flows in a major California river, a move state and federal politicians called an overreach of power that would mean less water for farms in …
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, could be charged before the end of the month with bank fraud in his dealings with the taxi industry and with committing other financial crimes, two people familiar with the federal probe said Monday.
SEATTLE (AP) — Smoke from wildfires clogged the sky across the U.S. West, blotting out mountains and city skylines from Oregon to Colorado, delaying flights and forcing authorities to tell even healthy adults in the Seattle area to stay indoors.
MUNSON, Pa. (AP) — Three men face more than 1,400 counts each of sexually abusing animals at a Pennsylvania farm.
NEW YORK (AP) — If anyone knows what Michael Cohen is up against, his lawyer figures it's John Dean, the former White House counsel who turned on President Richard Nixon and helped run him out of office.
A mass Muslim prayer service scheduled for Tuesday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to mark an Islamic holiday will not feature the slaughter of animals as reports circulating online suggest.
Retailers and airlines helped lift U.S. stocks broadly higher Monday, extending the market's gains from last week.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has found two priests unsuitable for the ministry, one as a result of allegations of sexual abuse of a minor that surfaced in a 2011 report by a grand jury.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Visitors with severe autism can move ahead with their lawsuits claiming Disney's U.S. parks didn't do enough to accommodate their need for scheduled routines and no waits on its rides, according to a federal appeals court.
OSKALOOSA, Iowa (AP) — Race drivers and others have been answering the call from an 11-year-old Iowa boy who wants racing stickers to cover his casket after he dies from leukemia.
DENVER (AP) — In a story Aug. 18 about a Colorado legislative aide, The Associated Press reported erroneously that House Speaker Crisanta Duran said the aide's security credentials were revoked.
Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat.
NORWAY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a longtime drag racer died after crashing his jet engine-powered car at a track in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
DENVER (AP) — In a story Aug. 15 about the Colorado River, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, reported erroneously when potential cutbacks could begin if a shortage is declared. A shortage could be declared in the latter part of 2019, and cutbac…
The older the current bull market gets, the more stories you're likely to read about how this is an awful time to retire.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The portrait used to hang in the hallway, welcoming children and parents to the Archbishop Borders School in Baltimore: a smiling Dr. Ben Carson in surgical scrubs, rubbing together the careful, steady hands that helped him become the nation's most famous black doctor.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — In a story Aug. 18 about institutions and sexual abuse, The Associated Press did not completely identify the university where James Campbell Quick is a professor. It is the University of Texas at Arlington.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss America chairwoman Gretchen Carlson has struck back against the reigning Miss America, saying Cara Mund's allegations that Carlson and others bullied her have led to a loss of $75,000 in scholarship money for this year's contestants.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Frontier Airlines says it has suspended a pilot accused of threatening on Facebook to harm a 12-year-old transgender girl for using the girls bathroom at her Oklahoma school.
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