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Last Updated: May 21, 2014 - 4:21pm

BLOOMSBURG — A father and son are each charged with aggravated assault in what police say was a severe beating of an owner at the Capitol Bar in a dispute over “watered-down drinks”...

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Last Updated: May 22, 2014 - 3:29pm

SCOTT TWP. — A convenience-store clerk is accused of giving her family and friends up to $900 in cigarettes and grocery items while stealing $150 more in smokes and drinks for herself....

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Last Updated: May 21, 2014 - 5:08pm

BLOOMSBURG — All local counties are now taking same-sex marriage license applications after consultation with their lawyers.

Columbia and Northumberland counties have already had...

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Last Updated: May 20, 2014 - 4:33pm

The offices responsible for marriage licenses in four local counties all say they’re waiting for more information before they begin issuing licenses to same-sex couples.

Court...

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Last Updated: May 20, 2014 - 4:28pm

BLOOMSBURG — After working through lunch, a Columbia County jury reached a verdict in a DUI case but asked for pizza before returning to the courtroom Tuesday.

After several pies...

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Last Updated: May 20, 2014 - 2:53pm

BLOOMSBURG — Voting machines in two Columbia County precincts weren't working correctly this morning, so election judges quickly decided to switch over to paper ballots, said the county'...

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Last Updated: May 20, 2014 - 10:15am

BLOOMSBURG — An early morning fire would have been a lot worse if some medics driving by hadn't smelled smoke and decided to look around, the fire chief said.

A fire had started...

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Last Updated: May 19, 2014 - 7:03pm

MOCANAQUA — As fire made its way through a Main Street home, trapping a grandmother inside, Luzerne County's 9-1-1 dispatchers sent firefighters to the wrong location, costing at least...

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Last Updated: May 19, 2014 - 3:15pm

BLOOMSBURG — A town man insisted he was innocent of raping a 12-year-old girl, but a judge found him guilty Monday and sent him off to jail.

“Tell ‘em I love ‘em. I didn’t do this...

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Last Updated: May 16, 2014 - 5:22pm

MOCANAQUA — Two youngsters playing with a lighter in their bedroom started the deadly fire that killed their grandmother on Thursday, investigators say.

The late-morning fire at...

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Last Updated: May 15, 2014 - 4:15pm

BLOOMSBURG — The area should prepare for the possibility of flash-flooding over the next two days, according to the National Weather Service.

The NWS has issued a hazardous...

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Last Updated: May 15, 2014 - 8:53pm

MOCANAQUA — A passing motorist who spotted a house fire managed to save a woman and her two children, but a second woman inside the house died Thursday morning, officials say.

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Last Updated: May 14, 2014 - 8:18pm

DANVILLE — A Riverside driver struck a Danville Borough employee Wednesday and kept driving until another borough worker stopped her, officials said.
She then hit another car on...

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Last Updated: May 14, 2014 - 3:34pm

MILLVILLE — The family of Kelly Josh Rhone-Ulrich, who allegedly shot at a car full of teenage girls last month, says he was defending their property.

For weeks, cars had been...

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