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Last Updated: December 9, 2014 - 11:05am

DERRY TWP. – An 11-year-old girl suffered major injuries when a car hit her Monday morning as she waited for a school bus, State Police say.

Jennifer R. Tyson, 32, Danville, was...

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Last Updated: December 9, 2014 - 9:14am

An icy storm has delayed school in multiple area school districts and closed a few others. Here's the complete list, according to wnep.com and whlmam.com:

Benton...

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Last Updated: December 8, 2014 - 6:58pm

MAHONING TWP. — A teacher at a jail for troubled youth had sex with a juvenile inmate, police say.

Melissa A. Brindisi, 45, of 32 Bond Lane, Bloomsburg, had sex with the boy in a...

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Last Updated: December 8, 2014 - 9:27pm

By LEON BOGDAN
Press Enterprise Writer
DANVILLE — A retired teacher bilked out of nearly $14,000 by a waterproofer had harsh words for the contractor as he was sentenced to...

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Last Updated: December 7, 2014 - 8:22am

SCOTT TWP. — Police stopped a driver for a burned-out headlight and found all the makings of a methamphetamine lab in the trunk of her car early this morning, they say.

Caitlyn...

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Last Updated: December 5, 2014 - 4:28pm

BLOOMSBURG — Hundreds of Bloomsburg University students marched through campus and staged a “die in” inside the library Friday as part of a demonstration over the recent police killings...

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Last Updated: December 4, 2014 - 4:01pm

BENTON — Officials will lift the boil advisory here as of 5 p.m. today after discovering the cause of discolored tap water coursing from taps this morning.

The abnormality was...

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Last Updated: December 3, 2014 - 3:40pm

BLOOMSBURG — A senior finance major told authorities he paid for his entire college education — and helped put two sisters through school — by selling pot.

Francis Alexander Po,...

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Last Updated: December 3, 2014 - 9:21am

SALEM TWP. — A fire broke out at 505 E. Second St. here early Wednesday morning, driving a sleeping family from their home.

Chad Martin said his son's girlfriend first noticed a...

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Last Updated: December 2, 2014 - 6:42pm

BERWICK — Police say the man who killed a Press Enterprise newspaper carrier in a car accident was so drunk, he didn’t know where he was.

Aaron C. Kile, 30, of 831 Bottom Road,...

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Last Updated: December 2, 2014 - 3:32pm

BLOOMSBURG — A drunken teen wielding a metal pipe struck a man in the head downtown and smashed up a nearby residence, police say.

Steven R. Lojo’s rampage ended only when an...

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Last Updated: December 2, 2014 - 2:33pm

An impending snowstorm has led some area school districts to announce early closings today. Here's the list so far, according to district websites, wnep.com and whlmam.com:
•...

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Last Updated: December 1, 2014 - 3:29pm

BLOOMSBURG – Demolition began in earnest Monday on the historic Magee mansion at the town’s floodprone west end.

Madonna Enterprises of Port Carbon is tearing down the 67-year-old...

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Last Updated: December 1, 2014 - 3:16pm

BLOOMSBURG — Three schoolgirls helped police nab a man who exposed himself on several occasions near the elementary school on Fifth Street here, arrest papers say.

Robert L....

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