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Last Updated: August 9, 2013 - 3:10pm

BLOOMSBURG — A three-car accident on Lightstreet Road sent three people to the hospital and shut down part of the road Friday morning.

A man driving a black Subaru Impreza and two...


Last Updated: August 8, 2013 - 4:03pm

BERWICK – The man who allegedly fatally stabbed his friend in a scuffle at an Almedia home last month stood with him, apologizing, until an ambulance showed up, a witness said at a...


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

MILLVILLE — State Police and the Attorney General's office filed criminal charges against longtime lawman Ted Stout Thursday over reported physical abuse by his former girlfriend and...


Last Updated: August 7, 2013 - 2:37pm

BLOOMSBURG — A woman admitted draining nearly $158,000 of her elderly friend’s assets as the friend spent her final days in a nursing home.

But that wasn't all Adele Yodzis Crouse...


Last Updated: February 9, 2015 - 3:32pm

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who terrorized and robbed a retired couple in their country home was sentenced Tuesday to spend up to 12 years in state prison.

The couple, Ralph and...


Last Updated: August 5, 2013 - 4:22pm

POINT TWP. — A house erupted in flames Monday afternoon while the family was in the swimming pool.

No one was hurt, but the house and its contents are a total loss. The house is...


Last Updated: August 5, 2013 - 3:58pm

MILLVILLE — Longtime Police Chief Ted Stout, off the job over abuse accusations made by a former girlfriend, filed a counter-claim against the woman.

Tori Harrison, who lived with...


Last Updated: August 3, 2013 - 8:12pm

MIFFLIN TWP. — Police say they found a one-pot meth lab hidden under a trailer home here after a domestic dispute. A man living there is now wanted on felony drug charges. Read the...


Last Updated: August 2, 2013 - 3:11pm
BLOOMSBURG -- An inmate tried scraping his way out of Columbia County prison with a piece of metal broken off his bunk, authorities said. Kevin Smith, 24, cut away at the edges of a... READ MORE »

Last Updated: July 31, 2013 - 6:17pm
MILLVILLE - A breast cancer survivor from the Benton area was killed Wednesday morning when she pulled out into the path of a utility truck just north of the borough on Route 42, officials... READ MORE »

Last Updated: July 26, 2013 - 4:51pm
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. -- A tractor trailer hauling the remains of a flood-destroyed home tipped over on the interstate on-ramp, spilling several tons of debris on the road. David Dea, 33, of... READ MORE »

Last Updated: July 25, 2013 - 8:11pm

HUNLOCK CREEK — A smoky fire killed a man inside his longtime home here Thursday afternoon.

Family members of Kent Brace spotted smoke coming from his Hartman Road home around 3:...


Last Updated: July 25, 2013 - 4:49pm

DANVILLE — A local man already serving 25 years in federal prison for making child pornography and raping a toddler is facing new charges for raping an 8-year-old boy in 2007, court...


Last Updated: July 24, 2013 - 8:18pm

ROQUE BLUFFS, Maine (AP) — A Catawissa native living in Maine had fortunately been rescued when she and a friend visiting from Sunbury got lost hiking here Tuesday. But the two were...