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County inmates moved from SCI-Coal to new prison overnight
Robert Inglis/The Daily Item Northumberland County Prison warden Bruce Kovach, left, helps raise the flag with Daniel Bordner for the first time over the new Northumberland County Prison which held a ribbon cutting ceremony last month.
City Man Indicted by Federal Grand Jury for Alleged Marijuana Trafficking
WILLIAMSPORT - A City man was indicted this week by a federal grand jury for alleged conspiracy to distribute marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.Jason Webb, 45, of Williamsport, allegedly conspired with others to distribute marijuana from December 2017 to October 5, 2018 in
Driver Crashes Dump Truck Into Utility Pole
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- A driver was rushed to the hospital after crashing a dump truck into a pole in Columbia County.Wires and part of a tree came down on the truck Tuesday afternoon along East Fifth Street in Bloomsburg.Officials haven't said how the driver is doing.
Another death announced from Pennsdale wreck
Hurley Gordner, 97, of Hughesville, a wheelchair-bound passenger in a Dodge Caravan, died Tuesday afternoon in the intensive care unit at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center of blunt force trauma and multiple fractures, Kiessling said. State police said Gordner was a passenger in a
Accused Robbers Admit to Second Credit Union Heist
MILTON, Pa. — Two men suspected in a credit union robbery have admitted to holding up another credit union in Northumberland County.Police charged Jason Koch, 39, of Montandon, and Ross Earnest, 43, of Milton, with holding up Pinpoint Federal Credit Union on Center Street in Miltonlast month.After t
2 killed in Monday crash near Muncy
A Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling north on Beacon Light Road when it entered the intersection with Route 220 northbound and was struck by a northbound 2013 Dodge Caravan driven by Nicole E. Temple, 31, of Muncy, which caused both vehicles to enter the path of a 2017 Chevrolet Spark driven southb
Restrooms closed at I-80 rest area in Montour County
A water leak has temporarily shut down the restrooms at a rest area on Interstate 80 eastbound rest area in Montour County.The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says the parking area is open, but the restrooms will be closed until further notice.PennDOT is working to repair the problem.
Emergency Slide Repairs Begin on Route 87 at Barbours
MONTOURSVILLE–An emergency temporary repair project is has begun at a slide that has closed Route87since mid-September near the Village of Barbours in Lycoming County. The slide is located just north of Route 1007 (Dunwoody Road) in Plunketts Creek Township.This work is anticipated to be completed a
Students Evacuated from Montgomery Area Schools
MONTGOMERY, Pa. — Officials have evacuated Montgomery Area schools in Lycoming County following an incident earlier this morning.School leaders have not confirmed what that incident involved.Students from Pre-K through grade 12 are being taken out of the buildings.Developing story; check back for up
City heroin dealer sentenced to 25 years in federal prison
Hakim Handy, 35, was dealing drugs out 925 High St., according to U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew W. Brann.
Busts for heroin, vehicle break-ins
SHAMOKIN — Shamokin police, with the assistance of the Northumberland-Montour Drug Task Force, charged an alleged heroin dealer and “gun runner” in connection with separate incidents in the city.Steven Markowitz, 49, of 1141 W. Wood St., Coal Township, faces felonies of delivery of heroin/fentanyl,
Get Spooky With It: Halloween Attractions Around State College | Onward State
Since most of us Penn Staters come from areas outside of State College and Centre County, finding places to get in the Halloween spirit can be difficult if you don’t know where to start. After all, how are you supposed to get your spook on if you can’t find a good pumpkin patch or haunted house?
New Terminal Opens at Williamsport Regional Airport
The project was a big one costing more than $16 million. The changes include more food choices, a new passenger loading area, and state-of-the-art safety features.
Williamsport Residents Pub Crawl for a Cause
Williamsport, Lycoming County (WBRE/WYOU) - October is "breast cancer awareness month" and people in Lycoming County are "crawling" for a Cure, bar crawling that is!
Traffic backing up after crash at Routes 11/15 split
A vehicle crash at the split of Routes 11/15 in Shamokin Dam is causing traffic backups in several directions this morning.The crash occurred just before 9 a.m. near the former Tedd's Landing property.The left lane of Route 15 southbound is closed at the crash scene. The right lane is open but traff
Sunbury woman pleads guilty to selling drugs that led to fatal overdose
Christine M. Walburn was arrested in April, two months after the Feb. 24 death of Coby S. Goodling, 28, from fentanyl poisoning.
Trial for man accused of knife slaying begins
First Assistant District Attorney Martin Wade accused Williams, 26, of“overkill”in the slaying of 36-year-old Cole at about 1 a.m. June 22, 2017, in the 300 block of Locust Street.
Police: 3 burn house in plot to collect insurance
James Matthew Confer, 41, currently homeless, Richard Hall Wheeler, 36, and Abbi Lynn Orrico, 41, both of 450 Colvin Rd. all are facing various charges for the plot.
UPMC Susquehanna plans two new care centers
WILLIAMSPORT — UPMC Susquehanna, thanks to $109 million in local investments and investments from UPMC, plans to build two new expansions — an all-new center of excellence and a cancer center.
Police News — Oct. 16
MILL HALL — Kimberly Bower, 50, of Mill Hall, was charged with simple assault and harassment following a domestic dispute where she and an unidentified male victim, 56, also of Mill Hall, were arguing about another family member, state police at Lamar said.