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Winfield man convicted in Wolfe murder hopes Barbara Miller inquest reveals links

Hendricks said he never heard Wolfe's name, never saw his face, before glancing at a flier inside the barracks seeking information on the then-unsolved crime.

DAILY ITEM - 2018-05-23 22:53:00

Inmate dies after four days in prison

Richard Haynes, 32, was found unresponsive in his cell by prison staff and was pronounced dead at an undisclosed hospital at 7:22 a.m. Saturday, prison spokesman Shawn Barlett said.

DAILY ITEM - 2018-05-22 22:05:18

Owner of dog found dead enters plea

Wilson Martinez III, 25, of 309 S. Banana St., was ordered by Magisterial District Judge William Cole to pay a $500 fine plus costs and placed on probation for six months after pleading guilty to the charge earlier this month.

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

Father now charged with two felony counts of wiretapping a week after son’s arrest

MOUNT CARMEL — Carmen D. Scicchitano, 55, of 337 W. Third St., Mount Carmel, has been charged by Lt. David Donkochik with two felony counts of wiretapping related to an incident April 26.The arrest comes just a week after Don Fillipo Scicchitano, 19, Carmen’s son, was charged with the same thing.Don

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

Shenandoah man accused of raping teen

Leroy J. Knapp Jr., 42, of 120 S. Jardin St., was arrested by Schuylkill County Detective Leo J. Securda and charged with two felony counts each of rape, statutory sexual assault by a person 11 years or older, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of a person under the age of 16 and sexual assault;

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

Man pleads guilty in drug delivery death

Ryan P. Chambers, 23, pleaded guilty to drug delivery resulting in death relating to the Oct. 27 death of Matthew Santangelo in Mount Carmel.


Pa. cops raid home doubling as illegal nightclub and find 300 people inside

That's why police in Hazleton, Luzerne County, raided a home earlier this week, calling it an illegal after-hours nightclub and hookah lounge that was packed with nearly 300 people in the wee hours of Sunday morning,according to WBRE-TV.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-05-23 08:07:00

ACROSS THE VALLEY: Man cited for flashing genitals

A 40-year-old North Chester, Va., man said he was traveling in Union Township at 12:20 p.m. when a motorist in a green Ford Ranger pulled up beside him and exposed himself, police said.

DAILY ITEM - 2018-05-22 23:15:19

Police: School cafeteria worker had heroin in purse

Alicia Gooden, 26, was employed at Southeast Elementary School by Nutrition Incorporated, according to police.

WGAL - 2018-05-22 16:22:00

Pennsylvania's 'graffiti highway': See it from the sky

—"Fun with a side of sad and creepy" is how one TripAdvisor reviewer describes the Graffiti Highway, a popular tourist attraction in Centralia, Pennsylvania about two and a half hours northwest ofPhiladelphia.

CNN - 2018-05-22 14:17:49

Fire strikes 3-story building in Kulpmont

The building had smoke, water and fire damage throughout. Lights from firefighters working on the roof shined down through open sections of the third-floor ceiling. Damage was also visible at the exterior near the meter box and service line, which occasionally sparked.

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

Google-assisted warrant at issue in rape case

In an hour-long pretrial hearing before President Judge Charles Saylor, Douglas Joseph Taglieri, of Pottsville, challenged state police over their receipt of personal user information regarding IP addresses linked to Google searches within an eight-week period leading up to a July 20, 2016, kidnappi

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

Two arrested on drug trafficking charges | Times Leader

A passenger in the vehicle, Britany Marie Taylor, 18, of Main Street, Kingston, allegedly surrendered a crack pipe and empty heroin packets.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-05-22 04:53:00

Police: Man stole credit card from doctor's office

Matthew Melnick, 33, waived his right Tuesday afternoon to a preliminary hearing before Montour County District Judge Marvin Shrawder.


Coal Township man points pistol at his neighbor

COAL TOWNSHIP — A Coal Township man who allegedly pointed a pistol at his neighbor during an argument Sunday night has been charged with terroristic threats, simple assault, disorderly conduct, harassment and possessing an instrument of crime.


2 local residents sentenced in Court of Common Pleas

William Schu, 49, of Mount Carmel, was sentenced by Judge Hugh Jones to 12 months probation for accidents involving damage to an attended vehicle or property and ordered to pay a $100 fine plus costs.


Shenandoah man faces charges for sex assault, rape

Leroy J. Knapp Jr., 42, of 120 S. Jardin St., was arrested by Schuylkill County Detective Leo J. Securda and charged with two felony counts each of rape, statutory sexual assault by a person 11 years or older, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of a person under the age of 16 and sexual assault;


Annual kielbasi festival in Shenandoah does‘fantastic’ despite rain

Article ToolsFont size–+JACQUELINE DORMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Glenn Antz, left, and Ed Michalik, both of Shenandoah, grill kielbasi at Lucky’s Corner Deli and Kielbasi Shop’s stand Saturday at the 11th annual Kielbasi Festival in Shenandoah.JACQUELINE DORMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Scott Sajda, Shenan


Danville woman sentenced for child endangerment

DANVILLE — A borough woman, who admitted sending her 5-year-old son away from her job to a place where there weren’t any adults, will spend one year on probation.


Plea entered in bank heists

Richard Snyder pleaded guilty to a felony of robbery in connection with a Jan. 9, 2017, robbery at Santander Bank in Elysburg.