Last Updated: March 27, 2014 - 11:13am
NANTICOKE – A threat received via computer closed Luzerne County Community College at 9:30 a.m., according to a press release from the campus.
The announcement asked "staff and... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 26, 2014 - 4:18pm
MOCANAQUA TWP. — A firefighter twice set the vacant half of his duplex house ablaze for “the rush,” police say.
Corey Michael Davis, 20, of 30 Italy Street, was a member of the... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 26, 2014 - 2:02pm
HUNTINGTON MILLS — A wind-driven fire destroyed a large barn about a mile north of Northwest Area High School today.
Firefighters from Huntington Township and surrounding... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 26, 2014 - 12:05pm
NORTHUMBERLAND — A Bloomsburg University student tried to snatch a 5-year-old boy from his bicycle in front of horrified onlookers, but the boy’s mother chased her down and grabbed the... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 25, 2014 - 9:07pm
MOCANAQUA — A firefighter was charged Tuesday with intentionally setting two blazes at the Italy Street double home where his family lives on Jan. 31.
Corey Michael Davis, 20,... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 25, 2014 - 3:27pm
BLOOMSBURG — An inmate in Columbia County Prison was beaten by another prisoner after he “disrespected” black inmates by calling them racially offensive names, authorities say.
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Last Updated: March 24, 2014 - 3:17pm
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg mother allowed five teens to drink beer at her home during her son’s 17th birthday party in late January, police say.
Parents of two of the party-goers... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 24, 2014 - 2:19pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 23, 2014 - 2:20pm
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A fire spread from a dryer into the nearby wall and ceiling so quickly Saturday afternoon in a house in the Briar Crest development that the owners escaped with... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 24, 2014 - 2:44pm
BLOOMSBURG – After two incidents in two months at Frank's Pizza, police are asking the public for help in identifying the burglary suspects.
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Last Updated: March 21, 2014 - 6:39pm
BENTON — The school bus driver students said drove the wrong route dropping off imaginary pupils Wednesday has been charged with driving under the influence and reckless endangerment.... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 21, 2014 - 8:46pm
DANVILLE — Danville teachers are set to strike April 17.
The work stoppage is expected to last five to six days, said teacher union leader Dave Fortunato.
That will push... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 21, 2014 - 2:51pm
BERWICK — A couple of good Samaritans rescued an 85-year-old man from his burning house after the man fell asleep while cooking.
Tim Shires, 53, of Berwick, was driving to Kmart... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 20, 2014 - 8:44pm
BRIAR CREEK — Authorities raided a home in Berlin’s trailer court Thursday morning, where they say a man and woman operated a one-pot meth lab.
Ronald J. “June Bug” Robbins Jr.,... READ MORE »