Press Enterprise 30 Day Archive

September 15, 2014
Stranded traveler allegedly tried to hit tow-truck driver, struggled with policeman
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A trucker whose rig had to be towed off Route 11 misbehaved himself straight into a jail cell, court...
Passersby tried, but couldn’t free Berwick man, 62, fire chief says
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man died in his burning SUV after a head-on crash Sunday that left the other driver with...
Officer suspended since accident in which four parked cars were hit; no charges filed
BERWICK — James M. Shaw Jr., the police officer suspected of crashing his SUV into four parked vehicles while drunk,...
Man who fled crash, injured passenger to serve house arrest
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken driver who crashed his car and fled, leaving behind his seriously injured passenger, told a...
New signs in Berwick will help keep volunteers safe
BERWICK — New signs will mark derelict buildings here that are too dangerous for firefighters to enter. When...
September 14, 2014
Mahoning’s suspended top cop also drove police car on personal errands, contact says
MAHONING TWP. — The township’s police chief was suspended for using racial and sexist slurs, driving a police car for...
Shootings trigger Pa. manhunt; one officer dead and one critically hurt
BLOOMING GROVE (AP) — A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania’s rural northeastern corner...
Mifflinville-area residents make four-hour drive monthly to see man convicted of double killing
WAYNESBURG — It’s nearing hour five of Cindy and Keith Sanford’s prison visit with Kenneth Crawford, a man serving a...
BLOOMSBURG — Council has hired two more police officers, bringing the town force up to 16, the largest it’s been in a...
September 13, 2014
Man brandished weapon at officer, authorities say
BERWICK — A man who was being evicted menaced four people with a shotgun, then ran from police until he was cornered in...
Woman’s husband: She was trying to do the right thing
BLOOMSBURG — A pair of pro-abortion advocates made the three-hour drive from Brooklyn to the Columbia County Prison in...
Drunk wife fought with hubby during walk, officials say
BLOOMSBURG — A woman fighting with her husband while walking home from a bar stripped off her clothes and threw her...
CLEVELAND TWP. —A Knoebels worker used a credit card to pry open a locked desk drawer and steal cash from a funnel-cake...
NRC had been requiring extra inspections at Susquehanna plant
SALEM TWP. — It’s official — Unit 2 at PPL’s nuclear plant here is back in regulators’ good graces. The Nuclear...
September 12, 2014
Guilty plea won’t cost Northumberland man his pension
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Just two days after former Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech teacher Gary Beveridge pleaded guilty to...
Job comes with full benefits
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg school board has hired a Pittsburgh man as the district’s full-time athletic director at a...
Top cop disciplined as two officers resign posts
MONTOUR TWP. — Township Police Chief Terry Eckart will be suspended for 15 days without pay after a taxpayer-funded...
Tickets for rock act to go on sale today
BLOOMSBURG — A legendary Southern rock band will replace ZZ Top at the Bloomsburg Fair. Lynyrd Skynyrd, famous for...
September 11, 2014
Papers: Benton suspect says he feared man was armed
BENTON — One man punched another repeatedly on the street here late one night, and the victim needed surgery to wire...
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair has to cancel its headlining show after the recovery for ZZ Top’s bassist has been...
Wapwallopen man badly burned by garage blast
WAPWALLOPEN — An 80-year-old man working on a tractor in his garage was badly burned in an explosion Wednesday and...
KKK stunt in Bloomsburg inspires dozens to respond
BLOOMSBURG — A racism task force initially formed in the wake of a cross burning at Carver Hall two decades ago is...
MILLVILLE — Representatives of the Millville school board and striking teachers gathered to discuss a new contract here...
President to launch airstrikes in Syria, send more troops to Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) —Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes...
September 10, 2014
Official says owner will be cited in Union Township scare
UNION TWP. — A wolf being kept illegally as a pet slipped its collar and was roaming the area a few miles outside of...
Officials insist suspect doing ‘stupid thing’ is ‘an isolated incident’
BLOOMSBURG — A teenager wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood to taunt a black student “was a kid doing a stupid thing without...
Mifflinville clan filmed tricky bird taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
MIFFLINVILLE — April Mills and her four daughters recently welcomed a new addition to the family — an entertaining...
BERWICK — Police are looking for a 27-year-old woman accused of selling heroin with her juvenile boyfriend. Kasandra...
DANVILLE — The story of Geisinger’s fight to save a woman whose skull was smashed by a large rock dropped from an...
September 9, 2014
Former Vo-Tech educator admits to corruption of minors
BLOOMSBURG — A former Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech teacher accused of indecent assault on a teen pleaded guilty to...
Woman locked up for allegedly abusing tot
DANVILLE — A woman who admitted she intended to sell marijuana at Geisinger Medical Center while her infant son was...
Teen: Berwick suspect ‘upset’ her; a mother says crimes date to ‘80
BERWICK — A 75-year-old charged with trying to lure a child posted bail, but was sent back to prison after the alleged...
Catawissa man allegedly sold drug to informants
BERWICK — Police are looking for a man they say sold heroin three times in two days here. Joshua Vincent Yeick, 22, of...
WILKES-BARRE — A mother accused of helping her boyfriend run a methamphetamine lab on a neighbor’s land in Salem...

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