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.
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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... READ MORE »
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... READ MORE »
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... READ MORE »
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... READ MORE »
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... READ MORE »
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... READ MORE »
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... READ MORE »
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... READ MORE »
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,... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 9, 2013 - 6:11pm
HERSHEY – Benton senior Zain Retherford (138 pounds) won the second state wrestling title of his career, defeating former teammate Seth Lansberry of Line Mountain during the finals at... READ MORE »
Last Updated: April 10, 2013 - 5:35pm
BERWICK — A man accused of making meth says the drug ingredients found at his house belonged to homeless people he had taken in.
“I’m innocent,” said David J. Mackes, 39, Briar... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 8, 2013 - 9:04pm
HERSHEY — Benton middleweights Zain Retherford (138 pounds) and Colt Cotten (145) punched their tickets to tomorrow's PIAA Class AA finals with victories during the semifinals on Friday... READ MORE »