Last Updated: January 5, 2015 - 4:46pm
There was no shortage of news around here in 2014, and it’s time to take a look back at what our readers thought were the most important stories of the year.
We’ve been keeping a... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 5, 2015 - 1:55pm
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The ambush on a northeastern Pennsylvania state police barracks played out Monday on a courtroom screen: a mortally wounded trooper crumbling to the ground; a bullet... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 4, 2015 - 3:54pm
PLYMOUTH TWP. (AP) — Police say they are investigating the death of a woman at a Luzerne County residence here as a homicide.
Pennsylvania State Police say troopers responded to a... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 2, 2015 - 1:40pm
BERWICK — The driver of a U-Haul who crashed into a van and rammed a house Friday morning switched seats with his passenger to try to fool police, witnesses said.
Alan Kmietowicz... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 2, 2015 - 10:34am
ELYSBURG — Brett E. Siegel was the man who died in a crash near Elysburg early Thursday morning, the coroner says.
Siegel, 29, lived on Captain Bloom Road, Sunbury, and was a... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 1, 2015 - 4:53pm
BERWICK — A man raped a woman twice on New Year’s Eve after she allowed him to visit but warned him, “We’re not having sex,” charges say.
Rakieem Harvey of Berwick later admitted... READ MORE »
Last Updated: January 1, 2015 - 6:10pm
Three men died in two separate accidents in our region over the past two days, officials say.
In the first wreck, a Benton man died in a collision Wednesday morning along Route... READ MORE »
Last Updated: December 30, 2014 - 7:53pm
MONTOUR TWP. — An SUV rammed another car with three young children inside on Route 11 here and then drove away Tuesday evening, police and witnesses said.
But police tracked down... READ MORE »
Last Updated: December 30, 2014 - 3:47pm
WASHINGTONVILLE — The mother who was jailed for giving her teenage daughter abortion-inducing pills has been paroled after serving just three months of her nine-month sentence.
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Last Updated: December 29, 2014 - 3:22pm
SALEM TWP. — A restaurant employee was caught trying to smuggle two pork chops and a knife from the kitchen, police say.
Now Kim Yvonne Williams is facing charges.
Williams... READ MORE »
Last Updated: December 26, 2014 - 3:43pm
BERWICK — A Berwick man whose mother allegedly stabbed him in the chest on Christmas Eve has been released from the hospital, a Geisinger nursing supervisor said Friday.
Mark... READ MORE »
Last Updated: December 24, 2014 - 2:14pm
BERWICK — A bloodied man was rushed to the hospital with a collapsed lung, and his mother put into handcuffs after she stabbed him with a steak knife during a Wednesday-morning argument... READ MORE »
Last Updated: December 23, 2014 - 6:08pm
BERWICK — A customer at the Sunoco mart here scratched off an instant lottery ticket today to find out he won $300,000, according to store owner Thakor Patel.
The man came into... READ MORE »
Last Updated: December 23, 2014 - 11:33am
ALMEDIA — Three armed men kicked in the front door of a home here, demanded guns and money, then beat three men inside while ransacking the place Monday night, authorities said.
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