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16 hrs ago | WFMZ

Police search for woman accused of beating, stabbing man in Schuylkill County

Police in Schuylkill County are on the hunt for a 30-year-old woman who allegedly beat and stabbed a man Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Tower City, PA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Schuylkill Co - Bridge Project in Port Carbon

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced work is expected to begin Tuesday, April 22 to replace the Pottsville Street Bridge over Mill Creek in Port Carbon Borough, Schuylkill County.

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Related Topix: Port Carbon, PA, Orwigsburg, PA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Kos

10 Pa Gop Legislators Whose Early Political Careers Remind Progressives of the Importance of Voting

While there are countless eligible adults who apathetically decline to register to vote and/or are habitually absent from the polls, many Pennsylvanians who are registered disappear during off years and only materialize for Presidential Elections.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Tamaqua, PA, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The News Item

Shamokin man attacked by dog in serious condition

A Fifth Ward man severely injured when attacked by his pit bull Wednesday afternoon remained in serious condition Thursday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, while the canine reportedly has been removed from the home by a state dog warden.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA, Danville, PA, Northumberland County, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

Long Time Clerk Of Courts Resigns Amid Investigation

A long-time Schuylkill County employee stepped down Thursday amid allegations he took thousands of dollars from the office he has overseen for nearly 30 years.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WFMZ

Vehicle hits 73-year-old bicyclist

A 73-year-old bicyclist was flown to the hospital after being hit by car in Schuylkill County.

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Related Topix: New Ringgold, PA

Times News

Schuylkill Prison Board refutes inquest...

Schuylkill County officials on Wednesday chipped away at testimony from a recent coroner's inquest into the death of a prison inmate.

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Related Topix: Prison

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WFMZ

Grocery mishap leads to stolen vehicle, police chase

A Minersville man was arrested Tuesday after leading police on a car chase that began in the parking lot of the King's Village Shopping Center parking lot in Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County.

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Related Topix: Minersville, PA, Tremont, PA

WFMZ

FBI raids Schuylkill County official Stephen Lukach's office

Wednesday FBI agents searched the office of a Schuylkill County official under investigation.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Kimberely Hons of Mahanoy City arrested for stabbing mom's boyfriend in December

A 33-year-old Schuylkill County woman was been arrested for killing her mother's boyfriend with a kitchen knife.

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Related Topix: Mahanoy City, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Woman Charged with Allegedly Killing Her Boyfriend

Authorities in Schuylkill County filed voluntary manslaughter and other charges against a woman who admits she stabbed and killed her boyfriend.

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Related Topix: Mahanoy City, PA

The Lebanon Daily News

Police blotter, 4/15: Three injured, one critically, in two-vehicle crash in Schuylkill County

A car driven by Amos Mowery, 27, Minersville, was traveling north on Cressona Road in North Manheim Township when it entered the southbound lane and collided with an SUV driven by Charles Karasoulis, 85, Myerstown, at Glenworth Road at 10 a.m. Tuesday, state police at Schuylkill Haven said.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Minersville, PA, Myerstown, PA, Schuylkill Haven, PA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WFMZ

Police: Argument ends in shooting at Schuylkill County home

A 58-year-old Schuylkill County man has been charged with attempted homicide after allegedly shooting a 27-year-old man in the face following a dispute.

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Carbon commissioners fear loss of 911 funding [Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 13--JIM THORPE -- Carbon County commissioners recognized its emergency dispatchers for this week's National Public Safety Communicators Week as county commissioners statewide wrestled with the potential loss of a key stream of funding for their 911 communications centers.

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Related Topix: Hazleton, PA, Jim Thorpe, PA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Times News

Prison explores options to relieve...

During the county commissioners' meeting on Thursday, the board voted to approve a grant application through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for Carbon County's Restrictive Intermediate Punishment Project .

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Related Topix: Carbon County, PA

The News Item

Locals push for funding during bus tour of blight

MIKE STAUGAITIS/Staff Photos A row of blighted homes on the 600 block of Bear Valley Avenue in Shamokin is seen on Friday.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA, Coal Township, PA, Ferndale, PA, Northumberland County, PA, Sunbury, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

In Your Neighborhood

Bloomsburg Walk MS benefits programs & research for multiple sclerosis. The walk is Sunday, April 27 at the Bloomsburg Town Park on Ft.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Pottsville, PA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Longtime county official embroiled in scandal

He was a trusted public servant for nearly three decades, but now a Schuylkill County official finds himself embroiled in scandal.

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Times News

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Schuylkill County District Attorney Christine Holman speaks at a press conference at the Schuylkill County Courthouse Friday morning.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Schuylkill Co official steps down amid allegations

A Schuylkill County official is stepping down after allegations he used county money for personal reasons.

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