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Last Updated: July 18, 2013 - 1:55pm

BERWICK — A comment on Facebook sparked tensions that snowballed between two women, leading one to "snap" and stab the other woman with a kitchen knife last night, police say.

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Last Updated: July 17, 2013 - 10:37pm

BERWICK — A woman suffered a life-threatening cut in a stabbing Wednesday night at her home, police say.

They say Siesha Lane, 28, stabbed Jamillah Hutt, 24, of 540 Green St., in...

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Last Updated: July 17, 2013 - 10:36pm

BLOOMSBURG — Mechanic Ron Whispell was convicted Wednesday on seven of nine crimes involving deceptive business practices.

Prosecutors say he converted two wrecked cars into one,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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.

Wayne...

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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...

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