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Last Updated: March 18, 2013 - 3:44pm

BERWICK — A man stabbed a woman in an alley near LaSalle Street on Sunday night, police say.

Now Berwick police are looking for the man, described as a white male in his early 20s...

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Last Updated: March 18, 2013 - 3:51pm

BERWICK — A man stabbed a woman in an alley near LaSalle Street on Sunday night, police say.

Now they’re looking for the man, described as a white male in his early 20s between 5-...

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Last Updated: March 18, 2013 - 3:58pm

BLOOMSBURG — Police are searching for a Bloomsburg University student wanted in an alleged armed robbery late Sunday night.

Authorities say two assailants with a handgun were...

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Last Updated: March 18, 2013 - 3:36pm

All area school districts are shutting down early today. Here's the local list, culled from listings at wnep.com and whlmam.com.

• Benton Area: Noon
• Berwick Area:...

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Last Updated: March 18, 2013 - 12:32pm

BLOOMSBURG — A man begged not to be shot as he was robbed at gunpoint on the street here Sunday night, charges say.

Victim Jeffrey Rush told police he was pistol whipped and...

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Last Updated: March 17, 2013 - 3:04pm

BERWICK — Fire ripped through a trailer in Berwick about 5:30 a.m. Sunday, but smoke alarms alerted the sleeping family inside, fire officials said.

Flames destroyed the mobile...

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Last Updated: March 15, 2013 - 8:42pm

BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A 23-year-old man died in a fiery crash when the car he was driving veered off the road and hit a tree early Friday.

Police identified the victim as Curtis...

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Last Updated: March 15, 2013 - 5:04am

LIGHTSTREET — Denny’s restaurant was evacuated Thursday night after a haze of smoke filled the kitchen area, firefighters said.

Crews were still using thermal-imaging cameras as...

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Last Updated: March 14, 2013 - 3:52pm

BLOOMSBURG — A man charged with delivering the punch that led to another man's brain trauma says he took the swing in self defense.

Justin Santore was walking down Center Street...

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Last Updated: March 13, 2013 - 6:03pm

MAHONING TWP. — Betty Yoder, a resident of Grandview Health Homes, said she was beset with grief in 2009 when her husband and primary caregiver died. That same year, she also lost a leg...

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Last Updated: March 13, 2013 - 3:24pm

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope. He is the first pontiff from Americas.

Bergoglio has chosen the name Pope Francis.

Cardinals...

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Last Updated: March 12, 2013 - 7:08pm

BERWICK — Relatives of a man accused of stalking a teenage girl after her father put a stop to their sexual relationship say the girl lied about her age.

Christopher David Lyons...

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Last Updated: March 13, 2013 - 1:03pm

BLOOMSBURG — Town Police are looking for the man who was seen in the vicinity of a fight or assault on Iron Street near Main Street this past Friday, March 8, around 2:38 a.m.

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Last Updated: March 11, 2013 - 7:17pm

VALLEY TWP. — A Danville woman who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend early Monday later said she would kill herself if she has to go to jail.

Despite that warning, Betty Jo Gross,...

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