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Farm field rigged with tire chains and massive bolt

Randy Rhoads was harvesting corn in a field at 149 Scotch Valley Drive Monday afternoon when he heard several loud bangs. He climbed off the corn harvester and discovered three foot-long lengths of tire chains, with broken zip ties still attached, under the machine.

PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-10-23 20:13:39

Danville water customers asked to conserve water

DANVILLE — Borough officials are asking water customers to conserve water for the next 24 hours.Water plant workers are conducting maintenance on the water system and must temporarily shut down the system.

DAILY ITEM - 2018-10-23 20:05:36

Toy Factory fined $112K over arm amputation

ELYSBURG — The Toy Factory TX LLC has contested fines of $112,523 leveled by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after an employee suffered an arm amputation at the company’s Elysburg plant in March.OSHA, part of the U.S. Department of Labor, issued the citation on Sept. 14 afte

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-10-23 09:00:00

Large-scale emergency response to horrific crash scene

Officer Dennis Derr, of the Milton Police Department, wheeled a stretcher toward an ambulance while assisting on the scene of Friday’s bus crash.Kevin Mertz/The Standard-Journal

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2018-10-23 10:40:00

Guilty of first-degree murder is verdict in case where victim was stabbed 37 times

A jury of nine women and three men deliberated a little more than five hours Monday before finding Rashawn David Williams, 26, guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated assault, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, tampering with evidence and obstruction of the administration of law.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-10-23 06:03:00

Salvation Army store reopens at new downtown location

SHAMOKIN — To those who’ve been awaiting the reopening of the Salvation Army Family Thrift Store in downtown Shamokin, that wait is over.The new store opened at 10 a.m. Monday at the former Newberry’s location, 8 E. Independence St.Although the grand opening is still to come, the new and bigger loca

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-10-23 09:00:00

Suspect charged in Lebanon double homicide

The Lebanon County District Attorney will discuss the arrest of a man charged with double homicide at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.Officials say Gilberto Torres-Reyes was taken into custody last week in the Philadelphia area in connection with an incident from April.Police believe Torres-Reye

ABC27.COM - 2018-10-23 08:31:54

Traffic backed up for several miles on I-80 eastbound

Traffic is backed up for several miles along Interstate 80 eastbound near the Susquehanna River bridge between Northumberland and Union counties this morning.Drivers should approach the area with caution and be alert for stopped or slow-moving traffic, according to PennDOT.Motorists can check condit

DAILY ITEM - 2018-10-23 12:04:00

Move to halfback paying off for Persing, Danville

Before his junior year, Keiser and the Ironmen's offensive staff moved Persing, a flanker, to halfback in Danville's Wing-T offense.


First-time lottery buyers take the plunge

With fingers crossed, Tony Ventura, of Bloomsburg, shows the first Mega Millions tickets he has ever purchased, Monday at the Sunoco convenience store along Route 11, just outside of Northumberland. At right is store clerk Danny Patel, who sold the tickets to Ventura.Photo by Joe Sylvester/The Danvi

DAILY ITEM - 2018-10-23 00:42:00

Mom describes son’s death in drug case

“I couldn’t wake him. I slapped his face. I tried to breathe air into him,” Mickonis testified in front of Kayla M. Leibowitz, 29, of New Ringgold. “His lips were cold.”

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Mayor: $15,000 budgeted for cold case in 2019

SUNBURY — A $15,000 line item will be part of the city's 2019 budget to maintain the Barbara Miller investigation, Mayor Kurt Karlovich said Monday.

DAILY ITEM - 2018-10-22 20:59:42

Northumberland County solicitor withdraws from lawsuit

Meanwhile, attorneys Joseph T. Kelley Jr., Joseph T. Kelley III and Ryan N. Boland entered their appearance, of Offit Kurman, of Philadelphia, for Shoch and Schiccatano. The two commissioners hired the firm on Oct. 2 at an hourly rate of $450 to represent them in both legal proceedings. Best opposed

DAILY ITEM - 2018-10-22 16:11:00

VIDEO Police search for hit-and-run driver in fatal pedestrian crash

Police are searching for a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash Sunday night in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.CNNNextMigrant caravan grows while heading toward USDISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated compani

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-10-22 09:38:45

Charges filed in Union County court against numerous individuals

PossessionLEWISBURG - Harrison Mueller Yohn, 20, of 40 S. Front St., Lewisburg, has been charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana.Buffalo Valley Regional Police charged Yohn on May 1, 2018, after a call was received about suspicious activity going on in the area of the water pump stati

NORTHCENTRALPA.COM - 2018-10-22 20:21:00

Police: Car crossed line in Schuylkill crash that killed 3

BRANCHDALE — Police said they don’t know why the driver of a 2008 Pontiac G6 crossed the centerline of Route 209 early Saturday morning, causing a head-on crash that killed both drivers and a third person and critically injured a fourth.The crash in this Reilly Township village near Minersville in S

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-10-22 09:00:00

VIDEO Crash closes I-78 at Hamburg

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WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-10-22 10:01:07

Pickup Pulled from Susquehanna River

PITTSTON, Pa. -- A truck wound up in the Susquehanna River in Luzerne County.Crews pulled the pickup from the river in Pittston around 3 p.m. Sunday.Somehow, the truck ended up in the water near the boat launch by the Fort Jenkins Bridge.There is no word whether anyone is hurt or how the truck went


Most tour bus passengers out of hospital after fatal crash

Jose Ramon Molina-Lozada, 32, of Sunbury, died in the three-vehicle crash on Route 147 in West Chillisquaque Township. According to state police at Milton, his northbound 2001 Nissan Frontier crossed the double yellow line, sideswiped a 2014 Ford F-150 pickup, which was traveling south, then continu


Top 5 things to do this weekend

There will be a number of rescues present, along with food trucks, craft vendors, kids' games, a silent auction, a costume parade of pets, a pet trick or treat, the Roller Derby Vixens and pet bakeries.