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Pair arrested for photographing girl head to court
Following a preliminary hearing in Mount Carmel, District Judge William Cole bound the case over to county court. Ernest Segura, 63, and Monique Thomas, 24, of Upper Road, were arrested last week after troopers said the pair lured the alleged victim to their home.
Police searching for damaged white SUV from hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Northumberland
Police are searching for a white SUV with blood on the vehicle and front end damage traveling North on Route 11 from Northumberland, according to communication on public police radio.The vehicle is believed to be involved in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Orange Street in Northumberland.This i
CRANE COLLAPSE UPDATE: Portions of Route 15 in Union County may open as early as Friday
"If there are no significant issues with the structure and debris can be removed," said Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District Executive Sandra Tosca, "we hope to have at least the northbound lanes opened by Friday. I caution we have a number of variables in play for this to happen."
Shamokin woman charged with arson
Shamokin police arrested Precious Griffin, 35, of North 7th Street, after interviewing her following the incident Aug. 12.
Man charged accused of conspiring to deliver 50 grams of meth: officials
A release from U.S. Attorney David Freed's office stated Brett Lamar Heinbach, 26, who used to live in Pine Grove, Schuylkill County, was charged with drug trafficking and firearms charges. Heinbach's current address was not listed.
Guy Rides His Motorcycle Through a Flood with Horrible Results
During a declared state of emergency in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, some dude decided to take his Harley for a ride during a flash flood warning. The end result was him dumping the bike in a deep ditch caused by rushing water.
Home Damaged, Pets Rescued from Pottsville Fire
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Rains affect Saint Clair shopping center, highway near Frackville
The strip is located near the entrance of the center. The three entrances — two for ingress and egress of the main parking lot and the entrance to the Dunkin Donuts drive-through — are barricaded and closed to all traffic. Other stores affected by the closure are Vito’s Coal Fired, Uma Hibachi, Cell
Route 15 reopened near Winfield where crane tipped causing girder to fall on highway
WINFIELD -- Route 15 reopened between Winfield and Shamokin Dam Friday, two days after a massive girder fell onto the roadway, forcing its closure.
Residents voice concerns of localized flooding and blight at MC Twp. meeting
ATLAS — A group of elderly residents who live in the Butternut Creek townhouse apartments near Mount Carmel Area High School attended Wednesday’s Mount Carmel Township supervisors meeting to voice their concerns over problems with localized flooding. A number of Atlas residents also let their feelin
Minersville police arrest 3 on drug charges
Patrolman Jeffrey Bowers charged Jason M. Adamick, 37, of 743 Valley Road, Pottsville, with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of anabolic steroids, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Charges pending in arson fire
Buy NowThis photo depicts some of the fire damage done to the front porch of a home at 912 N. Shamokin St., Shamokin, late Sunday night.
CRANE COLLAPSE UPDATE: DEP to evaluate fuel, hydraulic fluid spill at Route 15 accident site
"DEP will be inspecting the cleanup to ensure that fuel and hydraulic fluid were removed, along with contaminated soils," Shader said,
Route 15 likely closed into weekend
WINFIELD — Widespread traffic congestion was expected into a busy weekend after a Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation (CSVT) project crane collapsed Tuesday night.The crane, and large steel beam, fell over and onto the right of way of Route 15. Though no injuries were reported, fuel was report
Couple charged in connection with sexual assault of 14-year-old girl held for court
MOUNT CARMEL — A 62-year-old East Cameron Township man charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in July and taking sexually explicit photos of her while in the presence of his 23-year-old live-in girlfriend maintained his innocence Wednesday after being held for court on all charges by Ma
Officials plan to hire more employees for prison
"We're working hard to get it open, and the staff will be working hard, too," Kovach said. "When it's up and operational, it will be a good facility. In a few years, we'll be the facility that other facilities go to for guidance."
Crane collapse on bridge job closes Route 15 near Winfield; detours are in place
What caused the collapse is unknown and is under investigation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says. It is not known how long Route 15 will be closed, spokesman David Wise said.
CRANE COLLAPSE UPDATE: PennDOT, Sunbury discussing traffic patterns for this weekend’s River Festival
One of the festival’s events, the cardboard regatta, has been canceled due to unsafe river levels due to excessive rain the Susquehanna Valley this week.
Emergency declared at Montour Preserve
Long-term detours listedWASHINGTONVILLE — An emergency was declared Tuesday at the dam at Lake Chillisquaque, Montour Preserve, due to localized heavy rainfall.Talen Energy Media Relations Manager Todd Martin noted water was being released to protect the dam and the public, and the mayor in Washingt
Elysburg woman charged with replacing fentanyl with saline
DANVILLE — Kelly Laughlin, 48, of 4 Elm St., Elysburg, is accused by Agent Duane Musser of the state Attorney General’s Office with removing fentanyl and replacing it with saline on April 23 while working as a certified registered cardiac invasive specialist at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.L