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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.

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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Last Updated: March 7, 2013 - 6:52pm

BENTON — Just four days into his term, Calvin Musser stepped down from the Benton school board after the word “nigger” was discovered under the heading “favorite quotations” on his...

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Last Updated: March 7, 2013 - 6:32pm

HERSHEY — Benton sits in second place in the team standings in the PIAA Class AA Championships. The Tigers have 14 points and trail only Bethlehem Catholic (20.5 points).

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Last Updated: March 6, 2013 - 7:17pm

MILLVILLE — A Bloomsburg man charged with the rape and assault of young girl several years ago told police he mistook the alleged victim for his lover when the girl crawled into bed...

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Last Updated: March 5, 2013 - 7:28pm

DANVILLE — A Danville man said he sometimes makes lewd gestures to children as a way to “keep me from acting out or touching children.”

Timothy Lewis, 57, of 233 Vine St.,...

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Last Updated: April 10, 2013 - 5:44pm

BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man was cooking meth in the same mobile trailer here that police had just raided days earlier, charges say.

Matthew Wickham, 24, said he wasn’t aware...

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Last Updated: March 1, 2013 - 7:10pm

WILKES-BARRE — A former middle school teacher with ties to Berwick and Bloomsburg was sentenced to house arrest and probation Friday for secretly photographing his female students and...

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Last Updated: February 28, 2013 - 9:00pm

MOUNT CARMEL — A former Danville man is facing serial rape charges after police say he used Facebook to befriend women, lured them out for a drink, then drugged and assaulted them at his...

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