PORTER TWP. - State police at Schuylkill Haven on Saturday charged a man and a woman with breaking into a home in Porter Township early Friday, terrorizing the occupants and shooting one of them in the leg.
Cassandra L. "CC" Carter, 26, of Saint Clair, and Brian J. "Blue" O'Doherty, 31, who has no known address, were apprehended at 1:45 p.m. Saturday by state police from the Bethlehem barracks as they were leaving the Super 8 Motel at 1033 Airport Road, Allentown, Lehigh County, police said Sunday.
HALIFAX - An angry father of a Halifax Area School District employee addressed the board last Tuesday evening against his daughter's wishes.
Earlier this year, at the Halifax graduation ceremony, an incident allegedly occurred between Lori Weber, food services director of Halifax and Donna Rode, vice-prsident of the Halifax Area School Board.
A police report was filed with state police at Lykens, which stated that Weber grabbed and violently shook Rode by the shoulders causing her to fear for her life.
They say some tactics border on the absurd and other tactics show a callous lack of human decency.
That's the reaction some local miners report they're battling to obtain their black lung benefits.
To address their concerns, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-17) and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey are among a group of legislators who have introduced reforms to the federal program that provides benefits to coal miners suffering from black lung disease.