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Last Updated: August 2, 2013 - 3:11pm

BLOOMSBURG — An inmate tried scraping his way out of Columbia County prison with a piece of metal broken off his bunk, authorities said.

Kevin Smith, 24, cut away at the edges of...

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Last Updated: July 31, 2013 - 6:17pm

MILLVILLE – A breast cancer survivor from the Benton area was killed Wednesday morning when she pulled out into the path of a utility truck just north of the borough on Route 42,...

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Last Updated: July 26, 2013 - 4:51pm

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A tractor trailer hauling the remains of a flood-destroyed home tipped over on the interstate on-ramp, spilling several tons of debris on the road.

David Dea,...

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Last Updated: July 25, 2013 - 8:11pm

HUNLOCK CREEK — A smoky fire killed a man inside his longtime home here Thursday afternoon.

Family members of Kent Brace spotted smoke coming from his Hartman Road home around 3:...

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Last Updated: July 25, 2013 - 4:49pm

DANVILLE — A local man already serving 25 years in federal prison for making child pornography and raping a toddler is facing new charges for raping an 8-year-old boy in 2007, court...

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Last Updated: July 24, 2013 - 8:18pm

ROQUE BLUFFS, Maine (AP) — A Catawissa native living in Maine had fortunately been rescued when she and a friend visiting from Sunbury got lost hiking here Tuesday. But the two were...

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Last Updated: July 24, 2013 - 12:08pm

SHICKSHINNY — Eleven dogs died early Wednesday in a fire that gutted a double home owned by a woman who breeds Chihuahuas.

Derek Smith, wife Kim and their two-year-old son Tristyn...

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Last Updated: July 23, 2013 - 6:56pm

MILLVILLE — Longtime Police Chief Ted Stout has been forced to give up his guns and move to desk duty amid a State Police investigation and a court order claiming he beat his girlfriend...

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Last Updated: July 23, 2013 - 2:16pm

DERRY TWP. — A woman arrested late Monday night for allegedly running a clandestine drug lab told a reporter, "This is the face of meth."

Allison Marie Swisher, 48, of 107 Mexico...

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Last Updated: July 21, 2013 - 3:09pm

ALMEDIA – A man fatally stabbed his friend during a fight at a home on Old Berwick Road late Saturday night, State Police say.

They say Brett Woodside, 26, of 3928 Old Berwick...

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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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