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Last Updated: September 17, 2014 - 8:27pm

State Police have just announced the capture of Anthony Rocco Franklin, the second suspect accused in the July 2012 murder of Frank Spencer in Hemlock Township.
Franklin, 72, was...

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Last Updated: September 16, 2014 - 4:09pm

BLOOMSBURG — A vandal has been spray-painting the word “Gnome” on multiple buildings downtown over the past year, said Ptlm. Matt Golla. And police think he may have finally done it in...

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Last Updated: September 16, 2014 - 3:12pm

BLOOMSBURG — A midway worker doing a final inspection on the Bloomsburg Fair's Sky Ride "is lucky to have his head" after it got stuck between a wheel pulling the ride's steel cord and...

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Last Updated: September 15, 2014 - 4:25pm

BLOOMSBURG — A man punched a police officer in the mouth and elbowed another in the face after they approached him to ask about suspected marijuana use as he sat in a parked car near the...

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Last Updated: September 12, 2014 - 2:59pm

BLOOMSBURG — A woman fighting with her husband while walking home from a bar stripped off her clothes and threw her rings into the street, arrest papers say.

Michelle Lynn...

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Last Updated: September 12, 2014 - 2:07pm

BLOOMSBURG — A pair of pro-abortion advocates made the three-hour drive from Brooklyn, New York, to the Columbia County jail in Bloomsburg to show support for Jennifer Whalen, the...

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Last Updated: September 10, 2014 - 4:37pm

WAPWALLOPEN – A man told a rescuer that something exploded while he was working on his tractor this afternoon, leaving him badly burned.

Edward Strzelecki, in his 70s, was in his...

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Last Updated: September 8, 2014 - 5:42pm

BLOOMSBURG — A fired Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech teacher pleaded guilty to corruption of minors Monday in Columbia County Court. But Gary R. Beveridge, 56, may avoid jail and having to...

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Last Updated: September 7, 2014 - 2:39pm

MONTOUR TWP. — An ice-cream cone sign caught on fire at May’s Drive In on Saturday night, but firefighters quickly extinguished it.

The sign short-circuited atop the landmark...

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Last Updated: September 6, 2014 - 11:55pm

MONTOUR TWP. — Firefighters were called to a reported fire at May's Drive-In along Route 11 here late Saturday night.

No flames were visible at the 320 Montour Blvd. restaurant. A...

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Last Updated: September 5, 2014 - 2:22pm

DANVILLE — A Washingtonville woman who tried to abort her teen daughter’s pregnancy by giving her pills purchased online will spend nine to 18 months in prison for performing an illegal...

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Last Updated: September 5, 2014 - 4:49pm

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Two former students broke into the new $1 million athletic stadium at Central Columbia last weekend and caused thousands of dollars in damages, police say. The...

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Last Updated: September 4, 2014 - 4:46pm

CATAWISSA — Police raided a house Wednesday night looking for an alleged drug dealer and found the man’s 87-year-old mother living in filth.

Now William Donald Lynn, 50, is in...

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Last Updated: September 4, 2014 - 1:26pm

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man on his way to court for DUI sentencing was found drunk and urinating in the parking lot of a Route 11 business Wednesday, police say.

James M. Daly, 50...

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