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22 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

State College woman who drove off in police car sentenced to prison

Janica R. Germello, 26, was sentenced Tuesday in Lycoming County to two to four years on charges in that case and four others.

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Related Topix: State College, PA, State Prisons, Prison

23 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Power outages pouring in after violent midstate thunderstorms

Approximately 27,973 midstate residents were left without power after a violent thunderstorm ripped across the region earlier Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, PA, Northumberland, PA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Storm Cleanup on the Fourth of July

For hundreds around Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania, the Fourth of July was spent cleaning up from strong storms that pounded parts of the area Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Cogan Station, PA, Weather

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Storm Damage in Lycoming County

Gary Eisenhauer was not home when severe weather hit Montoursville, but when he got back to his house, he saw the damage left behind.

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Related Topix: Weather, Montoursville, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

Proposed Bill Would Allow Correctional Officers to Carry Pepper Spray

The parents of a federal correctional officer who was murdered on the job took part in a news conference, Wednesday in Lycoming County to push for legislation that would better protect prison guards.

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Related Topix: Luzerne County, PA, Nanticoke, PA, Williamsport, PA, Federal Prisons, Prison

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

School Drops Musical Because of Questionable Content

A controversy is brewing in Lycoming County over the decision to cancel a musical that was set for students to perform next spring.

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Related Topix: South Williamsport, PA, Williamsport, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

This week on POL: Bowfishing the Susquehanna River

Join us on the Susquehanna River in Lycoming County for a night time bowfishing adventure with River Rat Outfitters.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

PennLive.com

Cop charged in fiery, fatal Williamsport crash did not break any law: attorney

The attorney for the Williamsport police officer charged with vehicular homicide and involuntary manslaughter claims his client did not violate any law or department policy.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Hispanic Business

Oilfields May Be Fountain of Youth for Western Pennsylvania

June 28--The oil and gas industry is attracting thousands of workers, largely young and male, to Western Pennsylvania, and that could drive changes in Allegheny County demographics -- as the Census Bureau says it has elsewhere.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, PA, Penn State University Park, Mount Lebanon, PA, Indiana County, PA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

PA Office of Attorney General Press R...

Two suspected child predators from Lycoming County arrested on unrelated charges

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of two Lycoming County men on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.

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Related Topix: Hughesville, PA, Montoursville, PA

PennLive.com

Bill would keep dogs and cats from becoming meals, plus ban pigeon shoots in Pa.

Granted in the grand scheme of things awaiting legislative action in these final days of June like pension reform, the state budget, etc., making it illegal to kill cats and dogs for human consumption might not rise to the top of the list.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Franklin County, PA, Blair County, PA

Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Back burner:Fairness forleaseholders

Military life often has been described as a case of "hurry up and wait." For state lawmakers, though, it's the opposite: "Wait and hurry up."

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Related Topix: Opinion

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Statecollege.com

Centre County First Responders Complete Crisis Intervention Training

The group of 20 first responders completed 40 hours of training at the Ferguson Township Municipal Building.

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Related Topix: Centre County, PA, Penn State University Park, State College, PA, Mifflin County, PA

Thu Jun 19, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Two Dead After Cycle Wreck

The coroner says Sheldon Charles, 34, and Jennifer Miller, 35, both from Montgomery, were riding around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on Route 405 when the motorcycle went off the road.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, PA

Mon Jun 16, 2014

SFGate

Police: Guest shot at Pa. surprise birthday party

Authorities say a man was shot in the head at a surprise birthday party in central Pennsylvania over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Williamsport, PA, Montoursville, PA

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Philly.com

XTO Energy seeks dismissal of criminal charges in 2010 wastewater spill

XTO Energy Inc. is seeking the dismissal of criminal charges for a 2010 gas-drilling spill, saying Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane selectively prosecuted the company in pursuit of a politically motivated anti-fracking agenda.

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Related Topix: Energy, Oil & Gas, XTO Energy, Pennsylvania, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jun 10, 2014

PennLive.com

Wrongful death suit against Williamsport cop now a federal civil rights action

The wrongful death civil suit filed by the estate of a man killed in a Jan. 12 fiery crash with a Williamsport police cruiser is now a federal civil rights action.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster

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