Last Updated: March 11, 2013 - 7:17pm
VALLEY TWP. — A Danville woman who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend early Monday later said she would kill herself if she has to go to jail.
Despite that warning, Betty Jo Gross,... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 9, 2013 - 6:11pm
HERSHEY – Benton senior Zain Retherford (138 pounds) won the second state wrestling title of his career, defeating former teammate Seth Lansberry of Line Mountain during the finals at... READ MORE »
Last Updated: April 10, 2013 - 5:35pm
BERWICK — A man accused of making meth says the drug ingredients found at his house belonged to homeless people he had taken in.
“I’m innocent,” said David J. Mackes, 39, Briar... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 8, 2013 - 9:04pm
HERSHEY — Benton middleweights Zain Retherford (138 pounds) and Colt Cotten (145) punched their tickets to tomorrow's PIAA Class AA finals with victories during the semifinals on Friday... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 7, 2013 - 6:52pm
BENTON — Just four days into his term, Calvin Musser stepped down from the Benton school board after the word “nigger” was discovered under the heading “favorite quotations” on his... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 7, 2013 - 6:32pm
HERSHEY — Benton sits in second place in the team standings in the PIAA Class AA Championships. The Tigers have 14 points and trail only Bethlehem Catholic (20.5 points).
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Last Updated: March 6, 2013 - 7:17pm
MILLVILLE — A Bloomsburg man charged with the rape and assault of young girl several years ago told police he mistook the alleged victim for his lover when the girl crawled into bed... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 5, 2013 - 7:28pm
DANVILLE — A Danville man said he sometimes makes lewd gestures to children as a way to “keep me from acting out or touching children.”
Timothy Lewis, 57, of 233 Vine St.,... READ MORE »
Last Updated: April 10, 2013 - 5:44pm
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man was cooking meth in the same mobile trailer here that police had just raided days earlier, charges say.
Matthew Wickham, 24, said he wasn’t aware... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 1, 2013 - 7:10pm
WILKES-BARRE — A former middle school teacher with ties to Berwick and Bloomsburg was sentenced to house arrest and probation Friday for secretly photographing his female students and... READ MORE »
Last Updated: February 28, 2013 - 9:00pm
MOUNT CARMEL — A former Danville man is facing serial rape charges after police say he used Facebook to befriend women, lured them out for a drink, then drugged and assaulted them at his... READ MORE »
Last Updated: February 27, 2013 - 8:42pm
BERWICK — An apartment building along North Warren Street was evacuated and condemned Wednesday after residents showed up at a hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning, officials say.... READ MORE »
Last Updated: February 26, 2013 - 7:26pm
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Police Officer Shawn Hill has been suspended after he was slapped with a protection-from-abuse order over an ex-lover's complaints of threatening behavior.
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Last Updated: February 25, 2013 - 9:11pm
CATAWISSA — A nurse accused of stealing a co-worker’s credit cards for a $3,000 shopping spree blamed the incident on brain trauma and amnesia.
“I’ve always been straight edge,”... READ MORE »