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Last Updated: September 22, 2017 - 2:22pm

BLOOMSBURG — As Gene Stilp set a homemade Confederate-Nazi flag ablaze, David McElwee stood outside the Columbia County courthouse Friday morning holding aloft a rebel banner.

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Last Updated: September 21, 2017 - 7:15pm

BLOOMSBURG — A distracted driver veered off Columbia Boulevard and into the Weis Markets parking lot, where he slammed into a shopper’s new car Thursday morning, town police said.

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Last Updated: September 21, 2017 - 1:51pm

MAHONING TWP. — Police launched an intense search of Mahoning Township after a man brought to the police station to be fingerprinted fled around noontime Thursday.

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Last Updated: September 20, 2017 - 5:28pm

BERWICK — A 79-year-old woman had to be coaxed from her Lasalle Street home after a dryer started burning Wednesday afternoon, neighbors said.

But eventually, Waunita Young gave...

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Last Updated: September 19, 2017 - 4:29pm

CATAWISSA — A Bloomsburg State Police trooper accused of attacking his wife’s car with a rubber mallet was found not guilty when the victim failed to appear in court Tuesday.

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Last Updated: September 18, 2017 - 12:06pm

BLOOMSBURG — A 21-year-old man was stabbed twice in the abdomen early Sunday morning, and now police are looking for his two alleged attackers.

Police have little information on...

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Last Updated: September 12, 2017 - 2:31pm

BLOOMSBURG — A 23-year-old Bloomsburg University student wept after he was arraigned Tuesday on charges of raping a woman at a party in July.

Marcus Alexander Heller-Lockley of...

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Last Updated: September 11, 2017 - 7:17pm

SALEM TWP. — Tips from the public and DNA tests helped police identify a man who allegedly robbed the Food Express here twice. Now officers are hoping residents can help find him.

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Last Updated: September 11, 2017 - 3:59pm

LIBERTY TWP. — One man was stabbed three times in the chest and abdomen and another was smashed over the head with a beer mug during a bloody brawl outside the Hilltop tavern early...

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Last Updated: September 7, 2017 - 3:34pm

Last Updated: September 6, 2017 - 4:40pm

BLOOMSBURG — Edible cookie dough in a cone, a death-defying Wild West show, and a “sizzling” safety exhibit that will feature 7,200 volts of electricity are just a few of the attractions...

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Last Updated: August 30, 2017 - 1:49pm

LOCUST TWP. — A couple bought $2,000 in marijuana buds and pot-related products legally in Colorado, then drove cross-country headed back to their home in New York, police say.

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Last Updated: August 29, 2017 - 5:05pm

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair won’t allow any Nazi memorabilia at this year’s event, and it has banned protests on the fairgrounds as well, says its security chief.

While it...

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