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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


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.


Nazih's putback lifts Shamokin

COAL TOWNSHIP — To be honest, nothing about Thursday’s District 4 Class 4A girls basketball quarterfinal between Shamokin and Montoursville was pretty. “I don’t know, but that was crazy,” Shamokin’s Grace Nazih said.


District Court: Guilty pleas

SHAMOKIN — Three defendants entered guilty pleas Tuesday and were ordered by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III to pay fines and costs. • John A. Reed, 39, of 1006 W. Mulberry St., Coal Township, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was ordered to pay a $300 fine plus costs and placed on


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.


H.S. Boys Basketball: MCA advances to semis with 52-43 win over Tigers

MOUNT CARMEL — In the District 4 Class 3A boys basketball quarterfinals, Mount Carmel got huge contributions from its role players and withstood a strong defensive showing from Southern Columbia, 52-43. Southern used its length in the paint to slow down Tom Reisinger and limited MCA to 5-for-23 from


Shamokin holds off Lewisburg in boys district quarterfinal

COAL TOWNSHIP — Say one thing about Shamokin’s 45-41 win over Lewisburg in Thursday’s District 4A quarterfinal boys basketball game — the Indians took the Green Dragons’ best shot.


Fugitive Ian Cultrona captured in Pennsylvania, awaiting extradition

Nancy Molnar The Times-Reporter @nmolnarTRStaff Reporter A 36-year-old man who is charged with attempted murder was arrested today in New Brighton, Pa., about 28 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.


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,


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


Disabled Walmart greeter fears losing his job after policy change

Pretty much anyone who shops at the Walmart in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, knows store greeter Adam Catlin, who's been welcoming customers with a huge smile and a hearty hello for more than a decade. But Catlin, who has cerebral palsy, fears he'll soon be out of work after the store manager told him


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.


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.


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!


Pennsylvania couple accused of stealing $1.2M from church to pay for Walt Disney vacations, Pittsburgh Pirates tickets

A trusted Pennsylvania church administrator and his wife stole around $1.2 million to use on a slew of personal items, including vacations, sporting events and restaurants, officials said.


State Police seize $24,000 in meth from Gordon home; Gordon man charged

GORDON - A Gordon man is facing charges after an early morning search warrant in the borough today. State Police at Frackville, along with the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 6:05am this morning at a house at 411 Hobart Street.


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.


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


Pennsylvania boy fatally impaled by glass from shattered picture frame

PHILADELPHIA – Authorities say a 4-year-old boy was killed when a glass-framed photo fell from a wall at his family’s Philadelphia home, spraying the room with chards that struck him in the abdomen.