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Last Updated: May 2, 2016 - 5:57pm

Traffic on I-80 in our area soon will move a little faster.

The speed limit on the interstate through Columbia and Montour counties is jumping from 65 to 70 mph, part of a larger...

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Last Updated: May 2, 2016 - 1:46pm

BERWICK — Three Berwick teens were nabbed Saturday afternoon while removing copper pipe in the basement of an abandoned house on North Mulberry Street here, police said.

Two of...

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Last Updated: May 1, 2016 - 5:00pm

MADISON TWP. — When the smoke alarms went off in Steve and Lynette Fisk’s Slate Road home Saturday night around 10:45, Steve wasn’t too concerned. 

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Last Updated: May 1, 2016 - 11:59am

FAIRMONT TWP. — A violent ATV crash left two men dead Saturday night when the driver lost control and hit a tree stump.

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Last Updated: April 30, 2016 - 8:24pm

BRIAR CREEK TWP. — The driver of a vehicle who wiped out a utility pole and flipped his SUV Saturday evening had “quite possibly” been drinking, according to...

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Last Updated: April 28, 2016 - 8:29pm

SCOTT TWP. — A man used the blunt end of a screwdriver to beat an 8-week-old kitten, then tried to pass her bloodied face off as a “playful” wound, police say.

Frances H. Curran...

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Last Updated: April 27, 2016 - 6:31pm

BUCKHORN – The Hallmark store at the Columbia Mall will close by June, its manager says.

A liquidation sale to clear out its inventory and fixtures begins Thursday, said manager...

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Last Updated: April 26, 2016 - 3:30pm

MAHONING TWP. – It appears smoke from worker welding on the outside of Geisinger Medical Center's Foss Clinic building entered the sixth floor Tuesday and set off a fire alarm, fire...

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Last Updated: April 24, 2016 - 8:20pm

MONTOUR TWP. — A bicyclist suffered serious injuries when an 89-year-old woman’s car struck him from behind Sunday afternoon, police said.

Lance Hemmen, 50,...

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Last Updated: April 24, 2016 - 6:07pm

A bicyclist was badly hurt Sunday afternoon when a car hit him from behind, police said. We'll have the full story for you.


Last Updated: April 23, 2016 - 4:04pm

MIFFLIN TWP. — A police officer found a bubbling bottle of methamphetamine in a car late Friday after he stopped two men for speeding, charges say.

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Last Updated: April 23, 2016 - 12:58pm

MIFFLIN TWP. — Police say they found a bubbling bottle of meth in a car pulled over for speeding late Friday. Two men now face felony drug charges. We'll have the full story for you.


Last Updated: April 22, 2016 - 5:42pm

VALLEY TWP. — Grease from meatballs cooking on a stove caught fire and quickly spread out of control at a Trump Road home here Friday, the fire chief said.

But a mother,...

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Last Updated: April 22, 2016 - 4:47pm

SALEM TWP. —Vandals used a knife Thursday night to tear up a 4-foot by 8-foot Donald Trump banner that John Bower posted on his property at the site of the former Benny’s Beehive...

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