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Last Updated: July 16, 2013 - 7:09pm

BERWICK — A passer-by who smelled something bad from a Front Street apartment called police, who found two pots of methamphetamine being made and evacuated the building late Monday night...


Last Updated: July 16, 2013 - 11:51am

UPPER AUGUSTA TWP. — Three people were hurt and a Mount Carmel teenager was killed when she lost control of her car early this morning, police say.

The driver, 18-year-old...


Last Updated: July 15, 2013 - 8:11pm
ROARING CREEK TWP. - Police found a large pot-growing operation at a rural home Monday with plants ranging in size from seedling to more than 5 feet tall, they say. Officers arrested... READ MORE »

Last Updated: July 15, 2013 - 3:40pm

BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man on the run after allegedly shooting at his ex-girlfriend and pistol-whipping her new boyfriend has been captured.

Steven Eugene Houser, 50, of 23...


Last Updated: July 15, 2013 - 10:49pm

MAHONING TWP. — Construction crews working in Geisinger Medical Center's Bush Pavilion accidentally started a fire that drew firefighting crews from as far away as Bloomsburg Monday....


Last Updated: July 14, 2013 - 1:33pm

A head-on wreck that left at least one dead and two critically injured has closed down part of Route 54 just outside Elysburg today, sources say.
The accident, which left both...


Last Updated: July 11, 2013 - 7:14pm

ORANGEVILLE — An out-of-control tri-axle dump truck hauling machinery failed to stop at the end of Route 93 here, smashing through a concrete barrier and into yards around 4:30 p.m....


Last Updated: July 10, 2013 - 6:42pm

BERWICK — Police raided a suspected drug house overnight, and collared three women and a man, they say.

And the arrests did not end there. A fifth person was captured trying to...


Last Updated: July 9, 2013 - 11:10am

NESCOPECK TWP. – A crash on River Road here sent three men to the hospital and had fire and medic crews looking for a fourth victim early Tuesday morning, officials say.

The crash...


Last Updated: July 8, 2013 - 4:21pm

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A two-hour standoff with a suicidal man on the Mifflinville bridge ended with a police officer tackling the man as he tried to walk into his nearby home.



Last Updated: July 5, 2013 - 4:39pm

HUNTINGTON TWP. — A driver was apparently flung from his convertible as the car flipped Friday afternoon and landed upside-down.

Rescuers found Kevin G. Whipple, 56, of 794...


Last Updated: July 4, 2013 - 8:16pm

ROSS TWP. — Two firefighters were taken to the hospital suffering from the heat Thursday while fighting a fire that may have started through spontaneous combustion.
Michael Howell...


Last Updated: July 3, 2013 - 2:28pm
BLOOMSBURG - Police are looking for help identifying two men who grabbed around $600 from the register at Frank's Pizzeria early Wednesday morning. The theft took place at 12:33 a.m.... READ MORE »

Last Updated: July 2, 2013 - 7:04pm

BERWICK — A 7-year-old boy darted out into Market Street and was struck by a car late Tuesday afternoon, police say.

The boy, Owen Wright, had been running with a young girl on...