Last Updated: August 22, 2019 - 12:36pm
BERWICK — A man robbed a convenience store on Freas Avenue at gunpoint Wednesday night, and police were searching for him as of press time.
The man had approached the rear of the... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 21, 2019 - 10:23pm
ORANGE TWP. — A camper who fell down an embankment into Fishing Creek late Tuesday night — setting off a massive search-and-rescue effort — was discovered lifeless along the shore just a... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 20, 2019 - 4:30pm
BERWICK — A man and two women were busted on drug conspiracy charges after Berwick police raided a trailer on North Mercer Street early Tuesday and seized crystal meth and heroin, along... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 15, 2019 - 4:08pm
BERWICK — A torrential downpour broke over the eastern half of Columbia County on Thursday afternoon, putting some borough streets under feet of water, downing trees and generally... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 14, 2019 - 3:46pm
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick teen pulled a knife on two younger boys at the movie theater because he believed they were making fun of him — pointing at him and laughing, arrest papers say.... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 9, 2019 - 4:51pm
BRIAR CREEK — A homeless teen with a knife attacked another homeless person living inside a tent here Friday morning, resulting in a wild melee that left both hospitalized with injuries... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 8, 2019 - 4:32pm
BLOOMSBURG — A suspected trafficker had two ounces of crystal meth along with other illegal drugs and a stolen handgun locked up in a safe when town police raided his home here Wednesday... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 5, 2019 - 5:28pm
SHICKSHINNY — A tractor trailer driver was injured when he lost control of his rig on Route 11 at Furnace Street here Monday morning, shearing off utility poles and scattering its load... READ MORE »
Last Updated: August 2, 2019 - 4:47pm
SALEM TWP. — A man following his daughter to a garage crashed a car into the rear of the vehicle she was driving, setting off a chain-reaction accident that damaged six vehicles.
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Last Updated: July 29, 2019 - 4:35pm
BLOOMSBURG — Two workers were electrocuted at Bloomsburg’s water plant Monday morning when the boom of a crane truck came into contact with a power line.
Both men — ages 19 and... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 26, 2019 - 4:39pm
CATAWISSA — A former township supervisor and secretary-treasurer in Conyngham Township on Columbia County’s southern tip stole $181,000 in public money over at least five years, police... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 25, 2019 - 4:02pm
BLOOMSBURG — Dozens of state corrections officers swept through Columbia County Prison Wednesday searching for drugs and weapons — but they turned up nothing major, said Prison Warden... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 24, 2019 - 7:17pm
BERWICK — An early-morning raid on a house here netted four drug-dealing suspects and about 830 bags of suspected heroin or fentanyl, plus a ledger detailing drug sales, police said.... READ MORE »
Last Updated: July 23, 2019 - 4:29pm
SCOTT TWP. — A Rite Aid manager stole $1,030 and cigarettes from the business over the weekend, court papers say.
But the theft was discovered and Brian Sabolewski, 34, of 91... READ MORE »