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Last Updated: May 31, 2016 - 5:01pm

NESCOPECK TWP. — An early morning crash tore apart a camping trailer loaded with show dogs, scattering dog crates and debris along the interstate, police say...

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Last Updated: May 31, 2016 - 4:07pm

BLOOMSBURG — A man in handcuffs bolted from two Columbia County probation officers as he was being taken back to prison Tuesday afternoon for violating release conditions, authorities...

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Last Updated: May 27, 2016 - 9:46am

PINE TWP. — A couple barely escaped their burning home here before dawn Friday morning, then watched helplessly, unable to call 9-1-1 as fire destroyed almost everything they owned....

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Last Updated: May 25, 2016 - 1:43pm

FISHING CREEK TWP. — A 60-year-old woman died almost instantly Wednesday, officials say, when a pickup truck struck her bicycle from behind.

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Last Updated: May 24, 2016 - 4:16pm

MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — A “debris field of poultry” was strewn across Interstate 80 east early Tuesday when a tractor trailer hauling live chickens struck a car and flipped over, police...

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Last Updated: May 23, 2016 - 5:05pm

BLOOMSBURG — Vandals armed with a pellet gun shot the windows out of at least 25 vehicles parked across half a dozen local municipalities, police say.

The crime spree was...

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Last Updated: May 21, 2016 - 4:13pm

SCOTT TWP. — Two injured teens had to be cut from a car after slamming into a parked van on Bentley Drive here Saturday afternoon.

Responders covered the pair with sheets to...

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Last Updated: May 21, 2016 - 11:23am

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Secret Service officer shot a Schuylkill County man with a gun who approached a checkpoint outside the White House and refused to drop his weapon, the Secret...

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Last Updated: May 20, 2016 - 2:25pm

MONTOUR TWP. — A woman was dragged around 20 feet, clinging onto the side of a car as it sped off with her laptop computer near May’s Drive-In Restaurant here Thursday afternoon, police...

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Last Updated: May 19, 2016 - 5:02pm

SUGARLOAF TWP. — An Orangeville couple watched in dismay as a bicyclist collapsed and died while he riding past their small cabin in Elk Grove Thursday morning.

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Last Updated: May 19, 2016 - 12:27pm

BENTON — Benton schools were locked down for nearly half an hour this morning while drug-sniffing dogs were brought in for a random search, officials say.

But no illicit drugs...

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Last Updated: May 16, 2016 - 5:40pm

HEMLOCK TWP. — Georgie Moore heard a loud boom outside her house Monday morning and thought to herself, “…Not another wreck here.” 

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Last Updated: May 12, 2016 - 7:16pm

BERWICK — Police served search warrants at two houses on Thursday afternoon, taking three people into custody on heroin charges, police said.

At 224 Line St., Apt. C, police said...

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Last Updated: May 12, 2016 - 3:28pm

BERWICK — Weis Markets may start selling beer at its grocery store here, if council members give their blessing to the idea Monday.

The company has requested permission to...

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