A Shamokin native, Bogdan is the Press Enterprise's senior writer. He covers courtroom proceedings. Outside work, he enjoys Boston sports teams and Mexican beer.

Latest by Leon Bogdan

Published on June 26, 2017 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK —A two-story, century-old brick home, scene of a recent shooting, was destroyed Sunday by a fire so intense, two volunteers had to be...
Published on June 26, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — A man wanted for the alleged rape of a special-needs teenage girl surrendered to police last night and was jailed. Lucas Rivera Contreras...
Published on June 26, 2017 - Page 1
BENTON TWP. — Motorists traveling Red Rock Road Saturday evening complained to police of a startling sight: a naked man simulating a sex act and...
Published on June 25, 2017 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A lost flip phone that opened to a picture of a naked child triggered the arrest Friday of a 74-year-old Danville man, who is now jailed...
Published on June 25, 2017 - Page 1
ALMEDIA — Fire damaged a century-old carriage house Saturday afternoon when wind apparently carried burning yard debris onto its roof, a fire...
Published on June 25, 2017 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man is wanted for the alleged rape of a young girl here, authorities said Saturday. Police are looking for Lucas Rivera...
Published on June 22, 2017 - Page 1
STONINGTON — The hunt is on for a suspected rapist who may have sexually assaulted victims in Northumberland and Columbia counties in recent years....
Published on June 21, 2017 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A retired judge from Bellefonte will preside over Anthony Rocco Franklin’s trial in the 2012 shooting death of his former son-in-law...
Published on June 20, 2017 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Workers installing new sidewalks and lighting hit a high-pressure natural gas line while drilling a hole near the pedestrian overpass...
Published on June 20, 2017 - Page 7
CATAWISSA — An Illinois man at the wheel of a stolen Lexus has been spared criminal prosecution here, but it cost him the $20,000 in cash that State...