Woman shoots heroin with friends, then dies, police say

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Bryant A. Leiby, left, and Gregory D. Shepard are facing felony drug charges relating to an incident in which a woman died. (Photos provided by Columbia County Jail)
FRANKLIN TWP. — An Elysburg woman is dead after she passed out while shooting heroin with friends in a basement here Wednesday night, police say....

Last Updated: November 16, 2017 - 2:44pm

BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County property tax bills will rise by 6.4 percent in 2018 so the county can plug a $600,000 budget deficit.

The county commissioners approved the .75 mill...

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Last Updated: November 15, 2017 - 1:49pm

SCOTT TWP. — A dryer fire Wednesday morning caused heavy smoke to fill a second-story bathroom but did little damage to the rest of a two-story townhouse here.

Firefighters from...

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Last Updated: November 14, 2017 - 11:58am

BLOOMSBURG — Some of the money gas companies pay to drill fracking wells in the state will provide a down payment on a floodwall to protect town schools and homes in Bloomsburg's...

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