Last Updated: February 24, 2016 - 5:07pm
BERWICK — A team of police and state agents arrested a man they say was making methamphetamine in the basement of the house he shared with his father and sister.
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Last Updated: February 24, 2016 - 11:47am
HARRISBURG — The Northumberland County prothonotary has been arrested and charged with stealing more than $12,000 from a scholarship and memorial fund for a wrestling coach, according to... READ MORE »
Last Updated: February 23, 2016 - 4:51pm
BLOOMSBURG — A father has pleaded no contest to charges that he abused the youngest of his two small children when the boy was only 2 months old.
Matthew J. Sacks, 27, of 909... READ MORE »
Last Updated: February 23, 2016 - 4:46am
DANVILLE — A masked man with a broken gun tried to rob the Burger King here Monday, but he fled without any cash.
It may be because an employee laughed at the robber and his... READ MORE »
Last Updated: February 22, 2016 - 4:32pm
BERWICK — A Central Columbia teacher accused of groping a student agreed to send all charges on to county court Monday while the teen waited, ready to testify against him, in a nearby... READ MORE »
Last Updated: February 22, 2016 - 11:32am
MIFFLINVILLE -- A tractor-trailer crash closed Interstate 80 eastbound between the Mifflinville and Conyngham interchanges for roughly five hours Monday morning, PennDOT says.
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Last Updated: February 18, 2016 - 4:28pm
CATAWISSA — Two Columbia County prison guards charged with selling drugs to inmates and parolees are “actively addicted” to drugs themselves and in need of immediate drug recovery... READ MORE »
Last Updated: February 17, 2016 - 6:42pm
HAZLETON — One of the two victims in the Union Township robbery Monday recognized his attacker, who has been arrested along with two accomplices, State Police said.
George Mike... READ MORE »
Last Updated: February 16, 2016 - 4:24pm
UNION TWP. – Police are still looking for two people who entered a home outside Shickshinny, tied up the couple who lived there and robbed them on Monday afternoon.
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Last Updated: February 16, 2016 - 12:04pm
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A truck sliding on an icy roadway destroyed the sign in front of the plaza that contains M&M Carpet One and Taste of Italy early Tuesday.
It was one of a... READ MORE »
Last Updated: February 16, 2016 - 4:05pm
The following area schools have delayed classes or closed for the day:
• Benton - CLOSED
• Berwick - CLOSED
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Last Updated: February 15, 2016 - 3:22pm
CATAWISSA — Thieves popped a change machine — weighing over 50 pounds — out of a cinder block wall and left a gaping hole in its place, police say.
The Coin-Op Laundromat and Car... READ MORE »
Last Updated: February 15, 2016 - 1:35pm
The Southern Columbia School District school board meeting scheduled for tonight has been postponed until Monday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. due to the impending storm, district officials say.
Last Updated: February 12, 2016 - 2:19pm
STROUD TWP. — A Nescopeck man responded to a 14-year-old girl’s online profile by asking for nude photos and planning to meet her for sex, police say.
But when Michael Dennis... READ MORE »