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Church bus crash in Schuylkill County sends 30 to hospitals, some critically hurt

A bus carrying midstate high school students and leaders returning from a church retreat crashed in Schuylkill County, injuring more than two dozen people.

By The Associated Press

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Schuylkill County commissioner resists calls to resign over sexual harassment allegations

The suit against Republican Schuylkill County Commissioner George Halcovage Jr. was filed in the Middle District of Pennsylvania at the end of March.
Since then, the leaders of the County Republican Party have said he should step down.

By Julia Agos

Longtime Schuylkill County courts clerk gets 27 months for fraud

A longtime clerk of courts in one midstate county has been sentenced to 27 months in prison on federal charges that he stole public money and then tried to hide his tracks by forging records.

By The Associated Press

Court sides with student in landmark off campus free speech ruling

The ACLU considers it the most expansive ruling on students’ off-campus speech rights.
By Julia Agos

Is your county planning to move to ‘yellow’ on its own? Here’s the latest

We breakdown the issue in eight counties and the latest developments.
By Ed Mahon

‘So tragic’: Volunteer firefighter shortage threatens Pa. traditions and public safety

Longer working hours, longer commutes and the rise of dual-income households have left less time for volunteering.

By Jen Kinney/Keystone Crossroads

‘Cancel culture’ in coal country: Two Trump-voting brothers on a mission to fight racism in Schuylkill County

Andrew Barrow and his younger half brother Ronald Stanley ‘Stosh’ Webb Jr. could be poster children for the county, there’s a key difference. Andy is white. Stosh is Black.

By Jen Kinney/Keystone Crossroads