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Last Updated: April 8, 2013 - 3:59pm

BERWICK — A Berwick driver trying to elude police hopped out of his still-moving pickup truck and began running away on East Front Street, police say.

William A. Christensen, 43,...

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Last Updated: April 5, 2013 - 9:04pm

BLOOMSBURG — Police are looking for the driver who struck a woman crossing Main Street Friday afternoon and took off.

The hit-and-run pedestrian crash happened about 4:30 p.m. on...

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Last Updated: April 4, 2013 - 7:20pm

A controlled burn at Fort Indiantown Gap sent clouds of smoke wafting through the air as far north as Danville and Bloomsburg Thursday evening, officials say.

Reports from Lebanon...

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Last Updated: April 4, 2013 - 3:46pm

DANVILLE — About a half dozen people who skipped jury duty without valid excuses were called before a judge Thursday to explain themselves.

All were made to stand before the bench...

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Last Updated: April 2, 2013 - 2:34pm

BLOOMSBURG — Two former Bloomsburg University field hockey players were sentenced to short stays in prison for the October 2011 beating of another young woman downtown.

Lauren...

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Last Updated: April 1, 2013 - 3:00pm

WILKES-BARRE — Seven-time DUI offender Theodore “Teddy” Luciw was sentenced to 5-10 years in state prison for the January 2012 drunk-driving accident that killed 84-year-old widow Rachel...

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Last Updated: March 28, 2013 - 4:07pm

SHAMOKIN TWP. — A Mount Carmel driver crossed over the double-yellow lines on Route 61 and crashed head-on into a dump truck, police say.

Jonathan Morgante, 28, was headed north...

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Last Updated: March 26, 2013 - 7:57pm

BLOOMSBURG — A drug dealer who fled from a police raid by jumping out of a second-story window was found guilty Tuesday of peddling heroin in the Berwick area.

Malik Muhammad was...

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Last Updated: March 25, 2013 - 5:40pm

BLOOMSBURG — The second man wanted in connection with a pistol-whipping and robbery last week turned himself in Monday.

Samuel Andre Jeannot, 22, is one of two men accused of...

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Last Updated: March 25, 2013 - 5:22pm

RALPHO TWP. — Several people were injured Monday afternoon in a three-vehicle wreck on Market Street outside Elysburg.

A Ford Mustang was partially crushed under the front of a...

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Last Updated: March 22, 2013 - 6:41pm

POINT TWP. – Two people were killed in a violent crash on Route 11 about halfway between Danville and Northumberland Friday morning, police say.

Faye M. Kieffer, 85, Dornsife, was...

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Last Updated: March 21, 2013 - 2:25pm

BLOOMSBURG — Thieves broke into two local businesses last night, smashing windows and making off with a game console and controllers before setting off an alarm that alerted police....

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Last Updated: March 19, 2013 - 7:24pm

NUMIDIA — A teenager was injured when he was thrown from the small utility vehicle he was driving in the woods here Tuesday and had to be flown to the hospital for his injuries, police...

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Last Updated: March 19, 2013 - 8:01pm

HUNTINGTON TWP. — A man escaped his burning home in his pajamas and stocking feet early Tuesday afternoon, moments after he turned on his propane-fired furnace and black smoke belched...

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