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Frackville, Pennsylvania is located in Schuylkill County. Zip codes in Frackville, PA include 17931, and 17932. The median home price in Frackville is $62,900 which is roughly $37/per square foot. More Frackville information.

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13 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

State, corrections union investigate health at prisons by coal sites

The state Department of Corrections and the union representing corrections officers each are conducting a health survey of present and former members who are working or worked at SCI Fayette and three other prisons built near coal ash disposal or coal mining operations. The Pennsylvania State Correctional Officers Association announced it will do the survey in the wake of a report by two human rights groups earlier this month that found inmates at the state prison along the Monongahela River at LaBelle, Fayette County, were experiencing high numbers of cancers and other health problems.

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Yesterday | Examiner.com

Search continues for shooter of PSP Trooper

PA State Police are still searching for the unknown shooter who killed one trooper and injured another late Friday evening outside the Blooming Grove barracks in Pike County. The shooter is believed to have laid in wait for the troopers.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayKARL the Curmudgeon Hates the Oxford Comma

The Schuylkill County, Pa., justice system managed to do something that insurance actuaries do with mixed results - it has determined not only the penalty for threats to a human life, but also the value of a human life. Norman E. Nickle, 54, who lived in Pottsville, the county seat, was convicted of killing two teenagers, and sentenced in April to two life terms, without possibility of parole.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Trucker, on drugs, fell asleep before Raritan Township head-on crash, police report

A tractor-trailer driver fell asleep while under the influence of drugs, leading to a head-on collision on Route 31 here Wednesday morning, police said. The accident caused a diesel fuel spill which took several hours to clean up.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayKARL the Curmudgeon Hates the Oxford Comma

The Schuylkill County, Pa., justice system managed to do something that insurance actuaries do with mixed results - it has determined not only the penalty for threats to a human life, but also the value of a human life. Norman E. Nickle, 54, who lived in Pottsville, the county seat, was convicted of killing two teenagers, and sentenced in April to two life terms, without possibility of parole.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

PennLive.com

Missing man's remains found in Schuylkill County, state police say

The remains of a 24-year-old man who has been missing since January have been found in Schuylkill County, state police at Frackville said Sunday. Two people who were hiking in a woods off East Miner Street in Coaldale on Saturday found the remains that have been tentatively identified as belonging to Corey Samuels, police said.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

WFMZ

Schuylkill County man accused of assaulting woman while she was driving car

A Schuylkill County man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman while she was driving a vehicle, according to state police. Patrick Fogarty, 42, of Frackville, was the front seat passenger when, on three occasions, he forcefully pushed the 37-year-old woman's right leg, causing the vehicle to accelerate, police said.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Times News

Tree cutting equipment damaged in Schuylkill

An incident in a wooded area of Schuylkill County is being probed where about $15,000 in damages were reported to tree cutting equipment. State police at Frackville said the incident occurred in a wooded area off Route 443, near the West Penn Township line, in East Brunswick Township.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayKARL the Curmudgeon Hates the Oxford Comma

The Schuylkill County, Pa., justice system managed to do something that insurance actuaries do with mixed results - it has determined not only the penalty for threats to a human life, but also the value of a human life.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayKARL the Curmudgeon Hates the Oxford Comma

The Schuylkill County, Pa., justice system managed to do something that insurance actuaries do with mixed results - it has determined not only the penalty for threats to a human life, but also the value of a human life.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Times News

Man extradited on murder charges

A man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend in Shenandoah in April was extradited from New York City Thursday afternoon and arraigned before District Judge Anthony Kilker of Shenandoah.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayKARL the Curmudgeon Hates the Oxford Comma

The Schuylkill County, Pa., justice system managed to do something that insurance actuaries do with mixed results - it has determined not only the penalty for threats to a human life, but also the value of a human life.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Times News

Jim Thorpe man injured in cycle crash

LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Mark Goff, 39, of Jim Thorpe, was operating a 2006 Hondamotorcycle westbound at 6:12 p.m. at a high rate of speed when he failed to negotiate a slight left-hand curve, according to police.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayKARL the Curmudgeon Hates the Oxford Comma

The Schuylkill County, Pa., justice system managed to do something that insurance actuaries do with mixed results - it has determined not only the penalty for threats to a human life, but also the value of a human life.

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