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Middle School Student Facing Charges After School Threat in Lycoming County

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - According to a release from Williamsport Area a middle school student will face charges after allegedly making a cyber threat. The student allegedly made a threat against the Williamsport Area Middle School earlier this month. The school district says the student admitted to maki

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-16 20:25:48

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Man Facing Robbery and Assault Charges in Snyder County

SELINSGROVE, Pa. - A man is facing charges after he allegedly broke into a home, pointed a gun at another man and threatened him. According to police Bryan Murray, 46 of Beavertown, broke into the home along Orange Street and pointed a gun at the victim, took his cell phone, and threatened him. The

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-16 01:27:13

Col. John Kelly Road near Lewisburg reopens after accident

LEWISBURG - Col. John Kelly Road has reopened to traffic in Union County following a vehicle crash which led to a diesel fuel spill. Col. John Kelly Road between Route 15 and Churches Road/Hospital Road was open by 6:04 p.m., according to a press release from PennDOT. The highway had been closed and

DAILY ITEM - 2018-03-16 21:09:00

Danville bar accused of selling alcohol to minor

Published: March 16, 2018 DANVILLE - A Danville bar sold alcohol to a minor, according to court documents. T.J. Shooters, Market Street, Danville, was issued the citation by the... Published: March 16, 2018 DANVILLE - A Danville bar sold alcohol to a minor, according to court documents. T.J. Sho

PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-16 07:00:00

Patient charged with assaulting 3 Geisinger hospital employees

Coal Township, Pa., police charged a patient at Coal Township-based Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital for assaulting hospital employees during his hospital stay March 1, according to The News-Item. The 50-year-old patient was arraigned March 13 on three felony counts of aggravated assault,


Wife, sons held in second incident in past two weeks

CHRIS J. GREGO/STAFF PHOTO Officers, from left, Coal Township Police Chief William Carpenter, Shamokin Police Chief Darwin Tobias III, Coal Township Detective Jeffrey Brennan and an unidentified officer from the Ralpho Township Police Department, stand outside a home at 1506 W. Hill St. in Coal Town

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-03-15 07:00:00

Judge declines to modify bail for student accused of threatening to shoot up school

MUNCY -- A judge has declined to modify the bail of a junior at Montgomery Area High School accused of threatening to shoot up the school after he discovered his girlfriend was dating someone else. District Judge Jon E. Kemp Friday said he was concerned for the safety of the public if he granted the

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-16 21:56:16

Police: Suspect's sister threatens victim

The sister of a 20-year-old McClure man facing statutory rape charges is in legal trouble for allegedly threatening to kill the victim and a witness in the case. Jordan T. Benner, 23, of Lewistown, is accused of threatening a 17-year-old girl and the 15-year-old who was allegedly the victim of a sta


11 people face area police charges

Dhakwan Kelly, 25, formerly of 823 W. Third St. now of Bloomsburg; the county's Narcotics Enforcement Unit; possession with intent to deliver 22 grams of cocaine and three grams of marijuana, receiving stolen property and related offenses after drugs and two stolen guns, one from Montoursville and

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-03-15 07:00:00

Police: Shikellamy students safe after shooting threat

SUNBURY - A threat of a drive-by shooting at the Shikellamy High School occurred less than five minutes into the planned student walkout in remembrance of the 17 people killed in Florida on Valentine's Day. Sunbury Capt. Steve Bennick arrived at 10:05 a.m. and informed high school principal Mike Ega

DAILY ITEM - 2018-03-15 12:02:00

UPDATE: Police have man in custody after reports of shots fired

Valley police have a man in custody after he allegedly fired shots and holed up inside a home in Coal Township this morning. The incident began at around 4:30 a.m. when police were dispatched to the Ferndale section of Coal Township for reports of a male shooting a gun inside a home, according to l


Making a Splash in Lewisburg

LEWISBURG, Pa. - High school swimmers and divers perfected their form as they practiced for the PIAA Swimming and Diving Championships at Bucknell University. People travel to Lewisburg from all over Pennsylvania. Dave McDonough and his family are here from the Philadelphia area. "This is her senior

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-15 22:04:02

Police: man allegedly breaks into victim's room, robs him at gunpoint

SELINSGROVE, Pa. (WHTM) - A man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into a person's room and robbing him at gunpoint, according to Selinsgrove Boroough Police. Officers were called to a home on the 300 block of Orange street around 1:30 a.m. A 22 year-old victim says 46 year-old Bryan Murray

ABC27.COM - 2018-03-16 00:59:03

Schools Delayed Due to Standoff in Northumberland County

COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A standoff in Northumberland County has caused nearby schools to delay. Police surrounded a home in Coal Township around 4 a.m. on Wednesday. The suspected gunman was holed up in a house in that community near Shamokin for about three hours. The standoff ended after 7 a.m. on W


Alleged shooter holed up in Coal Township home

COAL TOWNSHIP - An alleged armed shooter is holed up in a house in the west end of Coal Township this morning. Multiple police are on the scene in the Ferndale section of Coal Township. The incident began just after 4 a.m. The Shamokin Area School District and Our Lady of Lourdes Regional school hav


Lewisburg students walk and talk

SUBMITTED PHOTO Southern Columbia Area middle and high school students paid tribute to the victims of the Florida shooting on Wednesday with a display of remembrance in place of a student walk-out. Seventeen roses were placed on display in memory of the lives lost in the Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-03-15 07:00:00

Water main break closes city street

SUNBURY - Reagan Street in Sunbury closed down for a few hours on Wednesday following a water main break, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Scott Debo, the water department manager of the Sunbury Municipal Authority, said Brush Industries at 3 Reagan Street had a leak that


Shikellamy walkout cut short after threat

SUNBURY - Shikellamy School District officials cut short this morning's student walkout because of alleged threat against the event, Sunbury Police Cpt. Steve Bennick said this morning. Five minutes into the event, Bennick told several hundred students had to return to the school immediately followi


Coal Township police identify man arrested in shooting incident

COAL TOWNSHIP - A near three-hour standoff ended with the arrest of a Coal Township man accused of firing a weapon inside his home, from which police helped a woman and two teenagers escape unharmed. Police officers entered 1506 Hill St. in the township's Ferndale section and took 48-year-old Robert