Last Updated: January 17, 2014 - 6:55pm
LIME RIDGE — A small fire in a laboratory testing area of the Del Monte pet food plant was quickly put out Friday afternoon, but not before a small amount of acid used for testing was... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 16, 2014 - 3:12pm
Central Columbia schools lowered flags today to half-staff in remembrance of former teacher, coach and athletic director Don Engle, who died Thursday morning, said Central Superintendent... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 16, 2014 - 6:03pm
DANVILLE — Old knob-and-tube wiring is to blame for a Danville fire that destroyed a woman’s home and killed her two cats, fire officials say.
Christine Fishburn was out running... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 16, 2014 - 2:32pm
BERWICK — A man called 9-1-1 from a stolen phone early Thursday to report that someone was shooting at a Berwick Offray plant, police say.
The whole report was fake, but more than... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 15, 2014 - 7:57pm
By SUSAN SCHWARTZ and PETER KENDRON
Press Enterprise Writers
BERWICK — Police swarmed a car Wednesday after an officer spotted a suspect in a Christmas Eve robbery sitting... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 15, 2014 - 4:27pm
BLOOMSBURG — Nathan Steimling was sentenced this morning to 4½ to 10 years in prison in the drug death of friend Trichelle Grove, 23, Catawissa.
Steimling broke down and cried... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 15, 2014 - 3:10pm
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia will pay $130,000 to settle a civil case claiming the district failed to protect an assault victim from intimidation by her attackers while all three... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 14, 2014 - 7:02pm
BERWICK — A homeless man got drunk and stripped off his clothes, making “snow angels” in the middle of the street late last week, police say.
Isaiah Kmietowicz, 26, told police he... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 14, 2014 - 3:32pm
CONYNGHAM TWP. — A bloodied man fled a vehicle crash with his young daughter in tow, then concocted a story about what happened, charges say.
Driver Cody C. Strunk’s lies... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 24, 2014 - 5:37pm
BLOOMSBURG — Probation officers on a visit to an East Sixth Street house in Bloomsburg spotted ingredients typically used to make meth during a visit Monday afternoon.
They called... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 24, 2014 - 5:35pm
CATAWISSA - Police say a man was carrying an actively brewing bottle of meth as he walked along the street at the site of the old Emnee Shirt Factory in Catawissa Monday afternoon.... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 11, 2014 - 10:36pm
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Fair members re-elected president Paul Reichart with a slim 34 votes over the competition Saturday.
Former board boss Todd Lehman snagged 372 of the votes... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 10, 2014 - 5:20pm
BERWICK — After helping to rescue a starving, abandoned dog from a Third Avenue home, Berwick police were forced to set off flea bombs in the police station, city hall and two patrol... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 10, 2014 - 2:50pm
STATE COLLEGE — Warmer temperatures and impending rain are making the conditions for flooding more likely in Columbia, Montour, Northumberland and Luzerne counties, along with most of... READ MORE »