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Last Updated: September 18, 2013 - 8:32pm

BERWICK – A fire broke out Wednesday evening at a container plant just after a piece of machinery restarted, workers said.

More than an hour after the fire began, firefighters...

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Last Updated: September 18, 2013 - 3:23pm

MAHONING TWP. — A Shamokin-area man who allegedly threatened a Geisinger employee over a billing issue ranted before a court hearing Wednesday that he wanted a trial.

But when...

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Last Updated: September 17, 2013 - 2:19pm

BENTON — A man found stabbed and bloodied along a rural road here Aug. 28 is now behind bars himself, after baggies found inside his car tested positive for cocaine and methamphetamine,...

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Last Updated: September 16, 2013 - 6:52pm

BERWICK — A mother who had taken her son's clothes basket to the laundromat found a shocking surprise mixed in with the garments: a bottle of methamphetamine, police say.

Jody...

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Last Updated: September 11, 2013 - 8:10pm

BENTON — U.S. Marshals charged a Benton man with attempted homicide over an Aug. 28 stabbing that left a man covered in blood, looking for help.

Police were called to Rohrsburg...

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Last Updated: September 11, 2013 - 6:15pm

BLOOMSBURG — PPL crews were working to restore power to the Bloomsburg University campus Wednesday evening after an afternoon outage led the university to cancel classes for the...

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Last Updated: September 11, 2013 - 3:33pm

BLOOMSBURG — Just hours after Robert Q. Brown was granted his freedom after serving 15 months in prison, he was back in front of a judge on charges he smuggled a packet of heroin into...

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Last Updated: September 10, 2013 - 10:49am

BERWICK – Someone called Children and Youth accusing Berwick football Coach George Curry of abusing a player after seeing this picture of Curry pushing on the pads of player Marty...

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Last Updated: September 10, 2013 - 11:33am

LIME RIDGE – Interstate 80 west reopened between Lime Ridge and Lightstreet around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, after it had been closed for hours due to cleanup from an overturned tanker truck...

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Last Updated: September 9, 2013 - 4:21pm

BERWICK ­— A Nescopeck woman who crashed her car into a two-story building downtown said her shoes are to blame, police say.

Mary D. Bartko, 58, was driving a silver 2007 Pontiac...

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Last Updated: September 6, 2013 - 4:57pm

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick surgeon entered a probation program Friday that eventually will wipe two-year-old drunken driving charges from his record.

Police found Mark Pyles drunk,...

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Last Updated: September 5, 2013 - 3:57pm

SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man has been charged with assaulting his girlfriend and her unborn child in a fight over cigarettes.

Douglas William Beachel, 37, of 2706 Old Berwick...

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Last Updated: September 5, 2013 - 2:34pm

BERWICK — A woman whose grandson allegedly grabbed her arms so hard they bled says he was only trying to help her evict a squatter, and she wants the charges dropped.

Sandra...

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Last Updated: September 5, 2013 - 1:38pm

BERWICK — Somebody struck it rich Wednesday with a Powerball ticket bought here, the state lottery says.

The $1 million ticket was purchased at Fresh N Quik at 906 Market St. The...

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