Last Updated: March 21, 2014 - 2:51pm
BERWICK — A couple of good Samaritans rescued an 85-year-old man from his burning house after the man fell asleep while cooking.
Tim Shires, 53, of Berwick, was driving to Kmart... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 20, 2014 - 8:44pm
BRIAR CREEK — Authorities raided a home in Berlin’s trailer court Thursday morning, where they say a man and woman operated a one-pot meth lab.
Ronald J. “June Bug” Robbins Jr.,... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 20, 2014 - 10:49am
SALEM TWP. — Workers at the PPL nuclear power plant shut down the Unit 2 reactor and disconnected it from the electrical grid Thursday to repair a valve on a "non-safety-related" water-... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 19, 2014 - 6:52pm
BLOOMSBURG — A rural Benton woman tearfully collapsed into the arms of family and friends Wednesday after a jury cleared her of sexually abusing one of four foster kids that she and her... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 18, 2014 - 11:17am
MIFFLINVILLE — A quick-thinking employee used an extinguisher to douse a small fire in a medical building Tuesday morning.
Rena Hanna, who works as a medical assistant at the... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 17, 2014 - 4:57pm
BLOOMSBURG — A boy told a child advocate that he was sexually abused years ago by an older friend of his mother both at a trailer home in the Numidia area as well as in a bathroom at the... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 17, 2014 - 1:28pm
MAIN TWP. — A Berwick woman told police a sneeze was to blame for a crash that sent another driver to the hospital after the two cars collided and one ended up on its roof in a cornfield... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 17, 2014 - 1:39pm
LIME RIDGE — Justin Musselman was headed to the pharmacy to get medicine for his sick wife and 4-year old son when he tried to cross the tracks on Bissetts Lane and ran straight into an... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 15, 2014 - 11:43pm
A blaze destroyed a two-story home near the Berwick-Nescopeck bridge Saturday afternoon, but the residents and their dogs escaped unscathed.
Rick Sitler was... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 14, 2014 - 8:34pm
BERWICK — When two men with guns burst into Dakota Brown’s bedroom Christmas Eve, one friend playing video games with Brown thought they were going to be killed, he testified.
“I... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 13, 2014 - 5:38pm
NEW YORK — After visiting with the Detroit Lions earlier this week, Southern Columbia graduate Henry Hynoski decided to return to New York for another year.
The Giants re-signed... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 13, 2014 - 4:04pm
MAHONING TWP. — Kathy Knorr Forsythe, 64, of Berwick, the woman run over by her own car in the Geisinger parking lot Wednesday, was recovering and in serious condition at GMC Thursday,... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 13, 2014 - 11:56am
BLOOMSBURG — A man wearing a red ski mask and wielding a knife tried to rob two people on Iron Street early Thursday, police say.
Just before 4 a.m., police say a man in the 200... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 12, 2014 - 5:15pm
ROHRSBURG — Two hunting dogs stolen from a coop last Friday have been returned to their owners after they were anonymously left at a veterinarian's office.
Missy, a blonde 15-... READ MORE »