Stories from Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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Bloom man blames drug use for break-in, thefts in two counties
BLOOMSBURG — A town man who went on a drug-driven crime spree in two counties last fall will spend 15 to 72 months in...
Cops: Bloom woman allowed homeless ex to stay at her place
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman told police she was afraid to go back into her apartment last Friday afternoon after a...
New Bloomsburg playing turf will bear name of legend John Babb
BLOOMSBURG — A lifetime of memories came flooding back to 89-year-old Bloomsburg baseball legend John Babb as he...
Lawman sworn in
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg’s new police chief was sworn in at Monday night’s council meeting amid applause and praise for...
Coroner: Tractor rolled while plowing
DERRS — A 79-year-old man died Monday afternoon while plowing with a farm tractor in a remote field. Ronald...

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• An application to register the name Randy’s Home Revival has been filed by Randy Osenbach of East Sixth Street,...
Blood Drive: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Columbia Colonnade, Buckhorn. Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Caldwell Consistory, 150 N....
• Actress Lennon Stella, 20. • Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, 37. • Actress Quinn...
1889: William Gray of Hartford, Conn., received a patent for a coin-operated telephone. 1961: East Germany sealed off...
Alleged shooter victim ID’d COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian man suspected of killing his stepsister and then...
Cops: Tot hit with machete PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a woman accused of attacking a 3-year-old girl with a...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-3-4-16-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-8; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-3-6; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-4-1-0...
 
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A recent donation to the Hunlock Creek Historical Society should provide the group both a window into local history and...
BLOOMSBURG — An Orangeville man who struck a police officer while fleeing a traffic stop in Scott Township earlier this...
JERSEY SHORE (AP) —Authorities say a small plane crashed just after takeoff in central Pennsylvania, killing two men....
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A former Wilkes-Barre police officer has been ordered to stand trial on charges of using his badge...
DANVILLE — These civil complaints were filed recently in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. Discover Bank...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) —Officials say a man broke into a Planned Parenthood office here, smashing glass doors and painting...

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Longtime educator enjoyed fishing, travel, sports
Betty Louise Dietz, 72, passed away peacefully in her sleep the morning of Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at her home in Deer...
Native of Berwick worked in construction
Eric Lee Underwood, 37, of Graham, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at his residence. Eric was born in...
Worked at Shamokin dress factory in early life
Catherine F. DiOrio, 82, of 32 Twilight Lane, Catawissa, and formerly of West Arch Street, Coal Township, passed away...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The family of a 16-year-old student who died trapped in a vehicle after a failed response to his two...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah death row inmate featured in the popular book “Under the Banner of Heaven” after killing...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Border Patrol agent accused of using his vehicle to knock over a fleeing Guatemalan migrant...
BERLIN (AP) — A fugitive in Germany has been nabbed thanks to the help of angry wasps. Oldenburg Police said the...

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Monday it is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet...
FOREST, Miss. (AP) —Days after immigration agents arrested 680 Latino workers in a massive workplace sting at seven...
SUNBURY — A mother who left her 21-month-old child in a hot car, causing brain damage, pleaded no contest Monday to a...
ANNVILLE — The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) needs help to find the final three photos of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenya Barris, creator of the sitcom “black-ish,” has filed for divorce from his wife of 20 years, Dr...

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It is past time to act. After a weekend of horrific violence, meaningful reform to our gun laws is overdue. “We are a...
It needs to be discussed
Here are just a few headlines from the past week about the relationship between mental illness and massacres: • NBC: “...
Days after last weekend’s back-to-back mass slaughter of our fellow citizens in Texas and Ohio, my head is still...
Democratic presidential contender Andrew Yang uttered an inconvenient truth during the recent debate in Detroit. He...
Angry wife: “I should have married the devil. He would have made a better husband.” Smart-aleck hubby: “Yeah? Well you...
 
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BERWICK — A Berwick man who was charged after he allegedly punched a man who intervened during a domestic dispute at...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) —Hundreds, if not thousands of people who say they were molested as children in New York state are...

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Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s
LOS ANGELES — Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of...
DEAR DR. ROACH: How are sleep apnea, sighing and heart failure related? Recently, I was told that I have severe sleep...
Naloxone prescriptions doubled from 2017 to 2018 as fatalities dipped
NEW YORK — Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason...
Q. I was bitten by a tick in July 2007. Though that led to infection with Lyme disease, the doctor misdiagnosed me and...
 
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Researchers use scans to test medications that treat withdrawal
BETHESDA, Md. — Lying inside a scanner, the patient watched as pictures appeared one by one: A bicycle. A cupcake....

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“With moist air returning to the state, today will be mostly cloudy, mild and more humid, with a number of showers and...
Outgoing top cop to stay as mentor
MAHONING TWP. —Come Monday, the Mahoning Township Police Department will have two chiefs for a week as outgoing Chief...
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man has been sentenced to three years in prison after he said he threw a “death party...
 
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Raiders receiver disagrees with arbitrator’s decision
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown lost his grievance with the NFL on Monday over his use of an...
Linebacker had 10 tackles against Bucs
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers expect first-round pick Devin Bush to provide a serious jolt of athleticism and...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State defensive tackle Robert Landers struggles with mental illness, and he doesn’t care who...
 
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It was 20 years ago when Dale Earnhardt Sr. spun Terry Labonte to win a Saturday night race at...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 79 41.658 — — 8-2 W-3 45-18 34-23 Tampa Bay 69 50.580 9½ — 8...
NEW YORK — Gleyber Torres hit three more home runs, including a pair of three-run drives in the night game that gave...
CLEVELAND — Carlos Santana homered leading off the ninth inning to send Cleveland to a win over fast-fading Boston and...
WASHINGTON — Trea Turner and Matt Adams homered, Erick Fedde pitched well after allowing a solo shot on the game’s...
CLEVELAND — Michael Chavis played through the pain for as long as he could. On Monday, the Red Sox rookie finally gave...
TORONTO — Brandon Drury hit his first career grand slam, Justin Smoak had a two-run homer among his three extra-base...
 
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Aug. 13
Aug. 13, 1989 • Neil Rider clubs a three-run home run in the sixth inning to lift Jerseytown past Benton, 7-5, in Game...
Midway Lanes THURSDAY SUMMER NO-TAP Week 14 W L Jr&Jr 34 22 Pickups 33 23 Harold’s Crew 33 23 Split...
American League BATTING—LeMahieu, New York,.334; Brantley, Houston,.323; Devers, Boston,.317; Alberto, Baltimore,.316...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Tickets for the ESPN High School Kickoff game between Southern Columbia and Hammond High School are on...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club TRAPSHOOTING Aug. 11 Squad 1: Ken Johnson, 25; Roger Mowery, 25. Squad 2: Dave Slusser...
Today No events scheduled
LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 — World Series: Teams TBD, semifinal 1, Portland, Ore. 9:30 p.m. ESPN2 — World...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Washington -108/-102 Cincinnati Chicago -120/+110 at Philadelphia LA...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Branden Kliine to Norfolk (IL). Recalled RHPs Jimmy...
Aug. 29 — Final preseason games. Aug. 31 — Cutdown to 53-player roster. Sept. 5 — Regular season begins. Oct. 15-16...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Saquon Barkley has no problem watching preseason games from the sidelines if that’s what New...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Isaiah Wynn’s long road back from injury has reached its biggest milestone to date. The 23rd...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. —Broadway Joe remains the standard for every quarterback that takes a snap for the New York Jets....
BEREA, Ohio (AP) —Browns defensive end Chad Thomas sustained a sprained neck but avoided a more serious injury during a...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. —With a rash of injuries at inside linebacker, the Denver Broncos went searching for a suitable fill-...
 
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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe’s economy is being knocked off course by the trade conflict between the U.S. and China...
Many Trump supporters claim you hate how Bone Spur acts and talks, but that you still support him. But here’s the...
 
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DEAR ABBY: Sometimes when my husband has been drinking, he does things I consider inappropriate with his cousin and...
He’s the law in Hawkins, Indiana. But in real life, “Stranger Things” actor David Harbour is an American with...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are confident and independent. You have a warm personality and are generous to others....

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