AG probing electric bill spike
State prosecutors are investigating whether consumers who experienced dramatic increases in their electric bills this winter were victims of price gouging or other violations by power companies who blamed market fluctuations due to high demand.
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Shooting victim upgraded to 'serious'
A Milton woman has been upgraded to serious condition at Geisinger Medical Center, more than two weeks after being found shot in the head near Shamokin.
Shoch: Reporter was disruptive at prison
SUNBURY — A Jan. 7 videotape of a reporter for The Daily Item at the front door of the Northumberland County Prison purports to show Francis Scarcella was “disruptive,” said county Commissioner Rick Shoch, who distributed the video on Tuesday.
Firefighters battle midnight blaze in Danville
DANVILLE — Firefighters rushed to a midnight fire at a house along DL&W Avenue early Wednesday morning.
Ex-Bucknell football player back in prison
LEWISBURG — A parole violation landed a former Bucknell University football player back in prison in Pennsylvania, and now Florida officials hope to get more information from the man, whom they suspect in the 2010 disappearance of a Florida woman.
Michigan man pleads guilty in sex case
LEWISBURG — Sentencing comes in April for a Michigan man charged in Union County with sexually assaulting two children during a September 2012 visit to Lewisburg for a wedding.
State hits the road to address salt shortage
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is sending commercial haulers to Delaware to pick up 20,000 tons of road salt — a commodity in high demand after a series of winter storms.
Federal government sets rules limiting marketing of unhealthy food in schools
WASHINGTON — Even the scoreboards in high school gyms will have to advertise only healthy foods under new rules announced Tuesday by the Obama administration.
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