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Last Updated: February 6, 2013 - 7:22pm

JACKSON TWP. — Two Benton-area brothers are again accused of having too many Chihuahuas after a second raid on their home.

Thomas C. Ambrosia, 59, intends to fight the charges,...

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Last Updated: February 6, 2013 - 9:23am

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to deliver packages six days a week under a plan aimed at saving about $2 billion annually,...

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Last Updated: February 5, 2013 - 8:38pm

BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man arrested for driving drunk after telling police about a fatal crash he witnessed was placed on ARD probation Tuesday as a first offender.

Thomas E....

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Last Updated: February 4, 2013 - 9:29pm

MOUNT CARMEL TWP. — Two men were killed on their way to an appointment at Geisinger Medical Center Monday, victims of a head-on collision on Route 54 here Monday, police say.

The...

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Last Updated: January 31, 2013 - 6:25pm

CATAWISSA — Franklin T. “Crazy” Snyder regrets fleeing from police last week, a chase that ended when an officer fired a shot at Snyder’s Jeep.

If he had listened to his...

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Last Updated: January 30, 2013 - 5:39pm

DANVILLE — Suzanne Thomas of Derry Township was hoping to get no more than a fine and probation for shooting a neighbor’s dog to death last winter after tying it to a tree with baling...

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Last Updated: January 29, 2013 - 4:27pm

BLOOMSBURG — From her wheelchair, Alexandria Allen watched as Patrick Dillon, her ex-boyfriend and the man who left her paralyzed, was handcuffed and taken away on Tuesday.

“He...

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Last Updated: January 29, 2013 - 6:02am

Icy weather has caused a few of the area schools to delay their opening for two hours.

Here are the districts with two-hour delays, according to wnep.com and whlmam.com:

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Last Updated: January 28, 2013 - 10:06pm

BELL BEND — A Shickshinny woman seen driving too fast and illegally passing traffic in the center lane of Route 11 here Monday veered off the highway and sheared a utility pole, police...

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Last Updated: January 28, 2013 - 10:03pm

MIFFLIN TWP. — An SUV skidded off Route 339 here and overturned onto a frozen pond Monday, partially crashing through the ice.

Shawn Smith, 29, and Katy Stang, 22, both of 217 W....

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Last Updated: January 28, 2013 - 6:03am

Snowy weather has shut down schools across the region today, according to published reports.

Here are a list of the closings, according to wnep.com and whlmam.com:
• Benton...

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Last Updated: January 26, 2013 - 10:37pm

RUSH TWP. — Fire destroyed the home of a Mennonite family here Saturday night.

Flames broke out in Marvin Eshbach's 58 Crest Haven Road ranch home sometime after 6 p.m.

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Last Updated: January 26, 2013 - 10:47pm

BERWICK — Two people were left homeless here Saturday when flames destroyed their trailer near K-Fab along North Vine Street.

Suann Brooks and Muta Duncan were inside their...

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Last Updated: January 25, 2013 - 7:27pm

LIBERTY TWP. — A rural Danville woman died a few miles from home Thursday when something caused her to lose control of her car on Route 642, sending it through two ditches at high speed...

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