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Snowy, slick weather leads to crashes, closings

Wednesday’s wintry mix slickened roads and caused several crashes, as well as shut down schools, businesses and government offices. The state Department of Transportation on Tuesday already had placed vehicle restrictions on interstate highways for Wednesday.


H.S. Girls Basketball: Indians sneak by Warriors, 28-25

COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin Area girls basketball coach Jordan Rickert heaved one, if not several, big sighs of relief Thursday evening after her Indians advanced to the District 4 Class 4A semifinals with a 28-25 win over Montoursville at Shamokin Area Middle/High School.


Pennsylvania Game Commission internship plants career seeds for student

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A summer internship with the Pennsylvania Game Commission helped Penn State senior Dominic Lenzi cultivate his skills in the field of forestry. Lenzi, of Hermitage, a forest ecosystem management major in the College of Agricultural Sciences, learned about the internship when a


Pennsylvania prisons to stop copying inmates' legal mail

To settle two federal lawsuits, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections will stop intercepting and copying inmates’ legal mail as part of its drug surveillance and security plans.


2 arraigned on drug charges

MONTGOMERY – After running two stop signs and traveling at excessive speeds, Justin Kennedy lost control of his 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo at Second and Broad streets, crashing into a curb and driving on the sidewalk and through a yard before he bailed out and fled on foot, borough police said.


5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.


Danville native heads state art show for students

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Art Education Association will show the best student artworks from high schools throughout the state beginning Saturday at the headquarters of the Pennsylvania Department of Education in Harrisburg.


No injuries in school bus accident

SHAMOKIN — No injuries were reported after a truck collided with a school bus at Market and Mulberry street outside of Lincoln Towers Thursday morning. Patrolman William Zalinski said the accident occurred at 10:54 a.m. after a truck attempted to pull out of the Lincoln Towers driveway. The truck br


Gov. Tom Wolf creates Pennsylvania census team

The next decennial census count of the nation’s population is right around the corner. To prepare for the April 1, 2020, start of the count, Gov. Tom Wolf has selected more than three dozen organizations to help Pennsylvania poll its people.


Preliminary hearings set for Olvany, Weston

SHAMOKIN — A preliminary hearing for a Northumberland County correctional officer, who allegedly fled the county jail Feb. 4 as an investigation into possible drug violations was taking place, is now scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III.


Art displayed at Milton library

MILTON — As she walked along a hallway filled with artwork at the Milton Public Library, Cindy Dozpat immediately paused when she came to the charcoal image of a man smiling.


Dealing with the Sloppy Weather

DANVILLE, Pa. -- Northeastern and central Pennsylvania was coated in snow earlier Wednesday, and now, freezing rain is falling. A winter storm warning remains in effect for parts of our area.


12-Year-Old Reporter Hilde Lysiak Recorded an Arizona Cop Who Threatened to Detain Her

A 12-year-old community reporter says she was working on a story when she was stopped by law enforcement who threatened to throw her in juvenile detention. Hilde Kate Lysiak, publisher of the Orange Street News, says Marshal Joseph Patterson stopped her as she was biking through Patagonia, Arizona,


Lost Texas dog found in Pennsylvania

Reading, Pennsylvania - They say dog is man's best friend. For one man in Texas, losing his best friend when she ran off was heart-wrenching. But 9 months later, he got the call that she'd been found all the way in our Pennsylvania!


Sunbury man charged with exposing himself at Burger King

SUNBURY — A 26-year-old city man who allegedly masturbated in front of customers and employees at Burger King on Tuesday afternoon is in Northumberland County Jail after being charged with indecent exposure, open lewdness, corruption of minors and disorderly conduct.


Authorities: 3 people found stabbed in Pennsylvania home

FOLSOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been stabbed at Pennsylvania home. But it's not yet clear what sparked the stabbings, which occurred around 10 a.m. Thursday in Ridley.


Pennsylvania may sue if it loses funds to border wall

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's attorney general says he's concerned about the legality of President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and could sue if Pennsylvania loses federal funds because of it.


Did The Polar Vortex Really Eliminate Pennsylvania's Stink Bugs?

If one good thing comes out of the polar vortex that descended upon Pennsylvania earlier this winter, driving up heating bill and driving residents indoors, it could be this: less stink bugs.


Audit: Officials in 18 Pennsylvania counties took freebies from voting machine vendors

Pennsylvania's elected auditor says officials in 18 of the 67 counties reported accepting gifts, meals or trips from firms competing to sell new voting machines ahead of the 2020 elections.


Sex assault suspect extradited from Israel to Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH – An Israeli man who allegedly had been on the run for 15 years after being accused of raping a teenage girl in Pennsylvania has been extradited back to the United States.