Schuylkill County

Police Seek Man Who Threw Officer Down 40-Foot EmbankmentAuthorities are looking for a man who jumped a Pennsylvania police officer and threw her down a 40-foot rocky embankment.
24 People Accused Of Operating Drug Trafficking Organization In Central Pa.Officials announced the results of a joint investigation know as “Operation Ice-out” that began in April 2015 and centered around five principle organizational suppliers on Wednesday afternoon.
2 Teens Shot In Hunting Accident In Northeastern Pa.Authorities say two teenagers were shot in eastern Pennsylvania by a man who says his rifle accidentally discharged while he was unloading it.
Court Rejects Bid To Appeal Pa. Same-Sex Marriage RulingThe Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday denied Schuylkill County Orphans Court Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney's request to intervene in the case.
Schuylkill County Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Capt. Jason B. Jones, 29, of Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, died Monday, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds received from small-arms.
Philadelphia Daughter Faces Assisted Suicide ChargeA Pennsylvania judge said Thursday that she will rule later on whether to dismiss an assisted suicide charge against a nurse accused of handing her 93-year-old terminally ill father a bottle of morphine.
UPDATE: Amber Alert Cancelled; Abducted Schuylkill County Girl Found SafePolice say the child has been found safe.
Philadelphia Nurse Charged With Aiding Father's SuicideA judge has upheld charges against a Philadelphia woman accused of helping her 93-year-old father commit suicide through a morphine overdose.
Pa. Police Chief Suspended After Video ProfanitiesMark Kessler caused an uproar when he posted several videos on Youtube. Wednesday night, the Gilberton, Schuylkill County police chief met the controversy head on.
Pa. State Police Cancel Amber Alert; Abducted Girl FoundPennsylvania State Police say they have found a 17-year-old female that was abducted early Saturday morning.
4 Children, 2 Adults Die In Pennsylvania House FireAuthorities have identified the four children and two adults killed in an eastern Pennsylvania house fire. A neighbor says the children’s mother was doing laundry down the street at her house at the time and survived.
Pa. Man Convicted Of Threatening Sarah Palin Sentenced To 2 Years In Jail For Probation ViolationChristy was sentenced last year to five years' probation after he and his father pleaded guilty to making harassing phone calls to Palin's attorneys.