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Schuylkill County

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Court Rejects Bid To Appeal Pa. Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The 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.

07/03/2014

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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.

06/03/2014

(Joe Yourshaw, in 2008.  Family photo provided)

Philadelphia Daughter Faces Assisted Suicide Charge

A 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.

10/10/2013

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UPDATE: Amber Alert Cancelled; Abducted Schuylkill County Girl Found Safe

Police say the child has been found safe.

08/15/2013

(Joe Yourshaw, in 2008.  Family photo provided)

Philadelphia Nurse Charged With Aiding Father’s Suicide

A judge has upheld charges against a Philadelphia woman accused of helping her 93-year-old father commit suicide through a morphine overdose.

08/01/2013

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Pa. Police Chief Suspended After Video Profanities

Mark Kessler caused an uproar when he posted several videos on Youtube. Wednesday night, the Gilberton, Schuylkill County police chief met the controversy head on.

07/31/2013

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Pa. State Police Cancel Amber Alert; Abducted Girl Found

Pennsylvania State Police say they have found a 17-year-old female that was abducted early Saturday morning.

05/25/2013

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4 Children, 2 Adults Die In Pennsylvania House Fire

Authorities 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.

05/13/2013

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Pa. Man Convicted Of Threatening Sarah Palin Sentenced To 2 Years In Jail For Probation Violation

Christy was sentenced last year to five years’ probation after he and his father pleaded guilty to making harassing phone calls to Palin’s attorneys.

03/21/2013

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Police Discover ‘Mobile Meth Lab’ In Parking Lot At Pa. Wal-Mart

Shoppers doing some last-minute Christmas shopping at a Wal-Mart in Schuylkill County came across an unusual scene.

12/24/2012

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Body Found In Schuylkill River

Philadelphia police recovered a man’s body from the Schuylkill River late Monday morning. The body was found on the east side of the Schuylkill River just south of the Vine Street Bridge.

07/02/2012

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Pennsylvania Voters Bounce Two Blue Dog Dems

While much has been made about Governor Corbett’s choice for the Republican nomination for US Senate getting trounced, one prominent political analyst thinks there’s a bigger story from this past week’s primary.

04/29/2012

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