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5 hrs ago | The News Item

Police: Shamokin teen threatened father, cut mother

A 16-year-old Sunbury area male has been charged with attempting to stab his father with a folding knife Sunday in Shamokin.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA, Sunbury, PA, Prison, Mount Carmel, PA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

PennLive.com

Capitol View Commerce Center shooting for October opening

There are no more floors gaping open with exposed steel girders in the office building at Cameron and Herr streets.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

The News Item

Scam alert

Sheriff Robert Wolfe and Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts Justin Dunkelberger warned the public Tuesday that a telephone scam is being perpetrated to illegally collect court costs owed to Northumberland County.

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Related Topix: Northumberland County, England

The News Item

Berwick man in heroin case denied bail reduction at preliminary hearing

A Berwick man charged with selling heroin to an informant in the presence of a child was denied a bail reduction at his preliminary hearing Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Berwick, PA, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Shamokin, PA

The News Item

Public defender to leave county

The attorney said she's looking forward to becoming a public defender in her hometown area while expressing her deep appreciation for having the opportunity to serve Northumberland County for 27 years.

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Related Topix: Northumberland County, England

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Couple plead guilty in Craigslist killing

A Pennsylvania couple have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a stranger they lured through Craigslist.

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Related Topix: Sunbury, PA, Troy, PA, Opinion

WNEP-TV Moosic

Craigslist Thrill Killing Suspects Enter Guilty Pleas

Accused thrill killers Miranda and Elytte Barbour entered a guilty pleas Tuesday in the alleged thrill-killing of a man in Northumberland County last year.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Self Defense

The News Item

By the numbers: Enrollment at NCCTC

A breakdown of students enrolled in each of 11 programs offered at the Northumberland County Career and Technology Center, Coal Township.

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Related Topix: Coal Township, PA, Education Etc.

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The News Item

Noteworthy: Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

The North Central Highway Safety Network's Regional DUI Enforcement Group and the Coal Township Police Department have announced roving patrols or sobriety checkpoints to be conducted today through Sept.

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Related Topix: Coal Township, PA, Barnesville, PA, Montoursville, PA, Northumberland, PA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The News Item

Municipal authority sues LMSD over oil spill

A lawsuit accuses Line Mountain School District of negligence for allegedly failing to install an "adequate pressure gauge" on a fuel pump that malfunctioned, spilling 1,250 gallons of heating oil into a municipal sewer system.

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Related Topix: Dalmatia, PA

The News Item

Count disputed, complaint amended in Bartos lawsuit against Shamokin

An attorney for Shamokin filed to have one count dismissed from the lawsuit brought against the city by ex-clerk Stephen D. Bartos.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA

The News Item

Northumberland County row officers win preliminary injunction

The row officers who filed a lawsuit against the county after their salaries were cut and their insurance premiums were raised last fall have won a preliminary injunction because the county failed to file a brief on time.

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Related Topix: Northumberland County, England

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The News Item

Judge says six of Curran's claims 'frivilous;' custody request still pending

Six petitions filed by convicted killer Richard C. Curran in search of earnings statements and waivers for late income tax filings were dismissed Wednesday by a Northumberland County judge.

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Related Topix: Northumberland County, England, Erie County, PA, Mount Carmel, PA

The News Item

Mount Carmel Township yard sales may require permits

Residents of Mount Carmel Township would be required to purchase a permit to host yard sales under the terms of a proposed ordinance.

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Related Topix: Danville, PA, Bloomsburg, PA, Marion Heights, PA, Norristown, PA

The News Item

Mount Carmel man step closer to jail in 10-year-old case

More than 10 years after he was first charged, a former Northumberland County correctional officer is one step closer to spending time in state prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, Mount Carmel, PA, Northumberland County, England, State Prisons

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The News Item

Prothonotary: $260,000 collected from delinquents

Prothonotary Justin Dunkelberger reported $260,000 in court costs owed to Northumberland County since 1971 has been collected during the past month while authorities continue to crack down on delinquents.

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Related Topix: Trevorton, PA, Sunbury, PA

The News Item

Suspect jumps from roof in failed attempt to allude Shamokin police

A Shamokin man wanted for breaking into a vacant house in the 300 block of South Seventh Street earlier this month was taken into custody Tuesday night after jumping from a roof at his residence onto a neighboring property when police and probation officers attempted to serve him with a warrant.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA, Coal Township, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

Fire Ripped Through Home in Northumberland County

According to officials, there was massive wall of fire shooting out of the home on Springtown Road near Watsontown Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Northumberland County, England, Watsontown, PA

The News Item

Sunbury man accused of assaulting grandmother out of hospital

MARK GILGER/Staff Photo Erick R. Trometter grimaces while he's escorted by Sunbury Patrolman Corey Zerbe into the Sunbury office of Magisterial District Judge Benjamin Apfelbaum Tuesday afternoon on charges relating to the July 9 assault of his grandmother, Amanda Trometter.

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Related Topix: Sunbury, PA, Danville, PA, Elizabethville, PA, Northumberland County, England

The News Item

Northumberland County Prison Board ousts warden

On a split vote Tuesday, the county prison board fired Warden Roy Johnson and replaced him on an interim basis with operations commander Brian Wheary.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA

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