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Last Updated: April 29, 2013 - 10:09am
SHICKSHINNY -- A family of four was asleep when fire broke out in their West Butler Street home overnight. All managed to escape safely, including their two dogs. A State Police fire... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 26, 2013 - 3:37pm
BLOOMSBURG - The town will test its emergency sirens at 3 p.m. This is just a test, and it will last approximately 60 seconds, said Chief Leo Sokoloski. The town's sirens are located at... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 26, 2013 - 12:44pm
BLOOMSBURG - Bloomsburg University's fundraising arm plans to build a five-story office building downtown with the help of a big donor. The Bloomsburg Foundation announced Friday morning... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 25, 2013 - 2:59pm
BRIAR CREEK TWP. -- An ambulance attempting to get to an ATV rider suffering a seizure got stuck on a muddy trail Thursday afternoon, forcing rescuers to devise new plans to get at the man... READ MORE »

Last Updated: May 8, 2013 - 8:34pm
BLOOMSBURG -- Three convicted meth makers were ordered to serve state prison time for their involvement in the production of the dangerous drug. "Why anyone would do this is beyond me,"... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 24, 2013 - 7:01pm
WILKES-BARRE -- A jury has convicted Gail Schneider of Berwick on charges that she set fire to an apartment building to exact revenge on a landlord. Schneider, 44, was placed into shackles... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 24, 2013 - 5:05pm
DANVILLE -- A fire in a home just south of here killed at least a dozen cats Wednesday, the fire chief said. The owner, Linda Long, lives in Allentown and wasn't at her summer home when... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 24, 2013 - 4:17pm
BERWICK -- Ousted Berwick police officer Christian Wilson will spend at least a month in prison for his theft of heroin packets from evidence while he was on the force. Wilson, 30, and his... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 23, 2013 - 4:17pm
WILKES-BARRE -- A Berwick woman suspected of setting fire to an apartment building and putting two 92-year-old women in grave danger claimed innocence on the stand Tuesday. But Gail... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 22, 2013 - 2:12pm
DANVILLE -- A Geisinger urologist was not negligent in his care of a prostate cancer patient who died days after surgery, a jury decided Monday. Widow Elizabeth Schoppy had sued Dr. Daniel... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 19, 2013 - 9:08pm
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) -- A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 19, 2013 - 12:27pm
BLOOMSBURG -- A suspected hit-and-run driver was wrong not to stop, and now wants to accept full responsibility for the accident, says his lawyer. Randall Francis, 20, appeared at District... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 19, 2013 - 9:05pm
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) -- The suspect being hunted in the Boston Marathon bombing was in a boat stored in Watertown, a law enforcement official said, and police in armored vehicles and... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 18, 2013 - 6:32pm
BLOOMSBURG -- A 53-year-old school custodian in Philadelphia stalked a Bloomsburg University coed, sending her hundreds of Tweets and even coming to town to see her, police say. Keith Boyd... READ MORE »