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Last Updated: June 24, 2014 - 1:46pm

MONTOUR TWP. — A young black bear trying to cross Route 11 was struck and killed by a car Tuesday morning.

Sandra Rishel and her husband, Brad, were celebrating Sandra’s 69th...


Last Updated: June 23, 2014 - 2:37pm
FERNVILLE -- A man reportedly jumped off the Fernville bridge this afternoon. Rescuers were summoned and quickly got him to the bank of Fishing Creek, then took him away for medical care... READ MORE »

Last Updated: February 9, 2015 - 3:32pm

LIME RIDGE — A New Jersey trucker was injured Monday morning when his fully-loaded rig flipped onto its side off I-80 at the Berwick-Lime Ridge exit here.

John Anthony Rapczak, 62...


Last Updated: June 20, 2014 - 8:31pm

SALEM TWP. — A Virginia-based firm is proposing a natural gas-fueled power plant for Mingle Inn Road off Route 11, only about 5 miles north of PPL’s nuclear plant.

The proposed...


Last Updated: June 19, 2014 - 4:18pm

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech teacher accused of molesting one of his female students has been fired, according to a school official.

Gary Beveridge, 55, was...


Last Updated: June 19, 2014 - 12:26pm

SCOTT TWP. — Two people have been caught in the bold scheme to steal from Cole’s Hardware here, police say.

Kyle Avery and Justine Price have been jailed on charges from the scam...


Last Updated: June 19, 2014 - 12:21pm

MIFFLINVILLE — Two escapees from state prison programs have been captured here, police say.

Last month, Caleb Gross, Hemlock Township, took off from a corrections center in...


Last Updated: June 18, 2014 - 2:49pm

MILLVILLE — A vagrant traveler who tussled with police at a Buckhorn diner has struck a deal that will have him free in five days. But police expect John Pierres Meyers, 47, of Portland...


Last Updated: June 17, 2014 - 6:41pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. special forces seized a "key leader" of the deadly Benghazi, Libya, attack and he is on his way to face trial in the U.S. for the fiery assault that killed the U.S...


Last Updated: June 16, 2014 - 3:31pm

BUCKHORN — A vagrant refused to leave Perkins Restaurant Saturday night and became hostile when police arrived, telling officers he was being “beamed” by electronic weapons and refusing...


Last Updated: June 15, 2014 - 7:28pm
BERWICK -- Fifty-nine kids -- and one reporter -- tried their skills at luge here this weekend under the watchful eyes of Berwick's Olympic athlete Jayson Terdiman and the coach for the U.S... READ MORE »

Last Updated: June 12, 2014 - 12:38pm

BLOOMSBURG — Authorities have released the first photo of Daniel Hadean, 45, the trucker who was shot by police twice when he allegedly attacked an officer with a hammer after his rig...


Last Updated: June 12, 2014 - 12:30pm

BLOOMSBURG — Susie the black cockapoo was at longtime PennDOT worker Charles Lawton’s side inside his minivan when Lawton had a heart attack behind the wheel and died two weeks ago....


Last Updated: June 12, 2014 - 11:38am

BLOOMSBURG — Country music’s “hottest bachelor” is coming to the Bloomsburg Fair this fall.

The fair has announced that Chris Young – known for his hits “Voices,” “The Man I Want...