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Last Updated: April 25, 2017 - 12:37pm

HEMLOCK TWP. — Police have been summoned to a fatal accident on Dahl Road that involves employees working for the township road crew, authorities say.

Workers were on the road...

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Last Updated: April 23, 2017 - 12:21pm

 

One man is dead and three others injured in a high-speed chase on Interstate 80 early Sunday that spanned two counties, the coroner says.

Speeds reached 115 mph as police...

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Last Updated: April 21, 2017 - 2:43pm

SALEM TWP. – A father and son escaped to safety as flames tore through their bi-level home on Mingle Inn Road here early Friday morning in what officials believe was an electrical fire...

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Last Updated: April 18, 2017 - 5:22pm

BLOOMSBURG — Accused killer Anthony Rocco Franklin will get another month to find a lawyer, after a judge granted his request for a delay in his preliminary hearing Tuesday.

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Last Updated: April 17, 2017 - 5:55pm

BOSTON  – An elite runner with family roots in Shickshinny ran her first marathon here yesterday, and was the first American female to cross the finish line in one of America’s biggest...

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Last Updated: April 16, 2017 - 5:46pm

MONTOUR TWP. — Fire destroyed a garage, badly damaged an adjacent home and torched nearly three and a half of acres of surrounding brush on Deussen Drive Sunday afternoon. 

Dozens...

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Last Updated: April 14, 2017 - 5:20pm

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A new Belgium-made weaving loom that operates five times faster than conventional looms made its way into Bloomsburg Carpet Industries, Inc. here Friday.

A...

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Last Updated: April 13, 2017 - 3:16pm

BLOOMSBURG — Accused killer Anthony “Rocco” Franklin spent an uneventful first night in Columbia County Prison following his arrest Wednesday in the 2012 murder of ex-son-in-law Frank...

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Last Updated: April 12, 2017 - 6:46pm

MILLVILLE — Accused killer and fugitive Anthony “Rocco” Franklin draped a red sweatshirt over his head to hide his face from media cameras Wednesday as officers pulled him from the back...

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Last Updated: April 11, 2017 - 3:28pm

FRANKLIN TWP. – A fire is tearing through a home near Rohrbach's Farm Market on Route 487 here Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters from Catawissa to Espy and beyond have responded to...

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Last Updated: April 7, 2017 - 5:05pm

VALLEY TWP. — Construction season starts in earnest Sunday on Interstate 80, and drivers headed east in Montour County will see a new traffic pattern used for the first time in this area...

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Last Updated: April 6, 2017 - 1:13pm

LIMESTONE TWP. – A man is in trouble with the police after he left a bomb threat in the restroom of his workplace at Great Dane Ltd. here because he was having a bad day and wanted to go...

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Last Updated: April 5, 2017 - 1:43pm

VALLEY TWP. — What at first seemed to be a robbery at the Red Roof Inn here Wednesday turned out to be a “lovers’ quarrel,” hotel employees say.

State Police converged on the...

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Last Updated: April 5, 2017 - 12:05pm

BUCKHORN — The Columbia Mall's Payless Shoe Store has escaped the ax, according to a company press release.

The Kansas-based discount shoe chain has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy...

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