Last Updated: August 7, 2013 - 2:37pm
BLOOMSBURG — A woman admitted draining nearly $158,000 of her elderly friend’s assets as the friend spent her final days in a nursing home.
But that wasn't all Adele Yodzis Crouse... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 6, 2013 - 4:31pm
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who terrorized and robbed a retired couple in their country home was sentenced Tuesday to spend up to 12 years in state prison.
The couple, Ralph and... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 5, 2013 - 4:22pm
POINT TWP. — A house erupted in flames Monday afternoon while the family was in the swimming pool.
No one was hurt, but the house and its contents are a total loss. The house is... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 5, 2013 - 3:58pm
MILLVILLE — Longtime Police Chief Ted Stout, off the job over abuse accusations made by a former girlfriend, filed a counter-claim against the woman.
Tori Harrison, who lived with... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 3, 2013 - 8:12pm
MIFFLIN TWP. — Police say they found a one-pot meth lab hidden under a trailer home here after a domestic dispute. A man living there is now wanted on felony drug charges. Read the... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 2, 2013 - 3:11pm
BLOOMSBURG — An inmate tried scraping his way out of Columbia County prison with a piece of metal broken off his bunk, authorities said.
Kevin Smith, 24, cut away at the edges of... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 31, 2013 - 6:17pm
MILLVILLE – A breast cancer survivor from the Benton area was killed Wednesday morning when she pulled out into the path of a utility truck just north of the borough on Route 42,... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 26, 2013 - 4:51pm
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A tractor trailer hauling the remains of a flood-destroyed home tipped over on the interstate on-ramp, spilling several tons of debris on the road.
David Dea,... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 25, 2013 - 8:11pm
HUNLOCK CREEK — A smoky fire killed a man inside his longtime home here Thursday afternoon.
Family members of Kent Brace spotted smoke coming from his Hartman Road home around 3:... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 25, 2013 - 4:49pm
DANVILLE — A local man already serving 25 years in federal prison for making child pornography and raping a toddler is facing new charges for raping an 8-year-old boy in 2007, court... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 24, 2013 - 8:18pm
ROQUE BLUFFS, Maine (AP) — A Catawissa native living in Maine had fortunately been rescued when she and a friend visiting from Sunbury got lost hiking here Tuesday. But the two were... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 24, 2013 - 12:08pm
SHICKSHINNY — Eleven dogs died early Wednesday in a fire that gutted a double home owned by a woman who breeds Chihuahuas.
Derek Smith, wife Kim and their two-year-old son Tristyn... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 23, 2013 - 6:56pm
MILLVILLE — Longtime Police Chief Ted Stout has been forced to give up his guns and move to desk duty amid a State Police investigation and a court order claiming he beat his girlfriend... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 23, 2013 - 2:16pm
DERRY TWP. — A woman arrested late Monday night for allegedly running a clandestine drug lab told a reporter, "This is the face of meth."
Allison Marie Swisher, 48, of 107 Mexico... READ MORE »