Suspect in Kansas shootings faces murder charges
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.
Woman found in attic dies following house fire
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Pennsylvania say fire claimed the life of a woman overnight.
Officials in Luzerne County say crews were called to the Wilkes-Barre residence just before 11:30 p.m. Monday.
Local weather takes a major plunge today
STATE COLLEGE — Heavy rain and thunderstorms will sweep across the Northeast later today, putting many at risk for dangerous flooding and damaging winds.
Cops dress as Amish to target flasher
PULASKI, Pa. — A male western Pennsylvania police officer has been dressing as an Amish woman — along with a female officer from a neighboring department — hoping to scare off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.
Freeh gets expedited appeal in Penn State lawsuit
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Pennsylvania Superior Court has expedited former FBI director Louis Freeh’s appeal of a lower court decision to delay a defamation suit brought by former Penn State president Graham Spanier.
Audience members question board's actions
MIDDLEBURG — Months of negative news connected to the Midd-West School District erupted Monday with about 150 faculty, staff and residents confronting the school board Monday night.
Midd-West board suspends acting superintendent
MIDDLEBURG — The Midd-West school board announced Monday night that acting Superintendent Daphne Snook has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of a criminal investigation into a breach in the district’s email system.
Workers prepare to give pond new life after 19 goldfish die
NORTHUMBERLAND — Nineteen goldfish were found dead in the pond at the eastern end of the King Street Park, frozen to death presumably because a pump that circulated water underneath the winter ice was not there. Because of the lack of water circulation, the three feet of water normally found in the pond was all ice.
When it melted, passersby found the dead fish.
Prosecutor: Plea saves young victim from traumatic testimony
SUNBURY — Just before jury selection was to begin this morning, a Northumberland resident pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in 2007 and will now become listed as a Megan’s Law offender for the rest of his life.
Judge denies father reduced bail
A Selinsgrove man accused of beating his 4-month-old son last fall will remain in jail pending trial on attempted homicide and other charges after failing to convince a Snyder County judge to reduce his $1 million bail.
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