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Last Updated: March 18, 2013 - 3:58pm
BLOOMSBURG -- Police are searching for a Bloomsburg University student wanted in an alleged armed robbery late Sunday night. Authorities say two assailants with a handgun were involved in... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 18, 2013 - 3:36pm
All area school districts are shutting down early today. Here's the local list, culled from listings at and * Benton Area: Noon * Berwick Area: Secondary, noon;... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 18, 2013 - 12:32pm
BLOOMSBURG -- A man begged not to be shot as he was robbed at gunpoint on the street here Sunday night, charges say. Victim Jeffrey Rush told police he was pistol whipped and repeatedly... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 17, 2013 - 3:04pm
BERWICK -- Fire ripped through a trailer in Berwick about 5:30 a.m. Sunday, but smoke alarms alerted the sleeping family inside, fire officials said. Flames destroyed the mobile home at... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 15, 2013 - 8:42pm
BRIAR CREEK TWP. -- A 23-year-old man died in a fiery crash when the car he was driving veered off the road and hit a tree early Friday. Police identified the victim as Curtis Tyrrell, 42... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 15, 2013 - 5:04am
LIGHTSTREET -- Denny's restaurant was evacuated Thursday night after a haze of smoke filled the kitchen area, firefighters said. Crews were still using thermal-imaging cameras as of 9:50 p... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 14, 2013 - 3:52pm
BLOOMSBURG -- A man charged with delivering the punch that led to another man's brain trauma says he took the swing in self defense. Justin Santore was walking down Center Street at 2:30 a... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 13, 2013 - 6:03pm
MAHONING TWP. -- Betty Yoder, a resident of Grandview Health Homes, said she was beset with grief in 2009 when her husband and primary caregiver died. That same year, she also lost a leg... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 13, 2013 - 3:24pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope. He is the first pontiff from Americas. Bergoglio has chosen the name Pope Francis. Cardinals elected the new... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 12, 2013 - 7:08pm
BERWICK -- Relatives of a man accused of stalking a teenage girl after her father put a stop to their sexual relationship say the girl lied about her age. Christopher David Lyons Sr., 27,... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 13, 2013 - 1:03pm
BLOOMSBURG -- Town Police are looking for the man who was seen in the vicinity of a fight or assault on Iron Street near Main Street this past Friday, March 8, around 2:38 a.m. The man... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 11, 2013 - 7:17pm
VALLEY TWP. -- A Danville woman who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend early Monday later said she would kill herself if she has to go to jail. Despite that warning, Betty Jo Gross, 38, wound... READ MORE »

Last Updated: March 9, 2013 - 6:11pm
HERSHEY - Benton senior Zain Retherford (138 pounds) won the second state wrestling title of his career, defeating former teammate Seth Lansberry of Line Mountain during the finals at the... READ MORE »

Last Updated: April 10, 2013 - 5:35pm
BERWICK -- A man accused of making meth says the drug ingredients found at his house belonged to homeless people he had taken in. "I'm innocent," said David J. Mackes, 39, Briar Creek,... READ MORE »