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JUST IN: Fifth Case Filed Against Punxsutawney Woman Accused of Wrongfully Entering into Timbering Contracts

YOUNG TOWNSHIP - A 70-year-old Punxsutawney woman, Lana S. Laughbaum, who has been accused of wrongfully entering into timbering contracts, is facing a felony theft charge in a fifth case. According to Punxsutawney-based state police, on Dec. 13, 2017, Laughbaum entered into a timbering contract wit

GANT DAILY - 2018-03-23 14:24:23

Clarion Man Jailed Following Incident at Local Bar

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) - A Clarion man is facing a series of charges stemming from an incident that occurred at a local bar last weekend. According to court documents, the Clarion Borough Police Department filed criminal charges against 38-year-old Timothy Michael Amoroso II, of Clarion. Around 9:39 p.m

EXPLORECLARION.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Search intensifies for suspected rabid coyote that attacked woman

Authorities continue to search for a suspected rabid coyote that attacked a Brookville woman, leaving her in need of more than 20 stitches, rabies vaccinations and possibly reconstructive surgery. "We have not located the animal itself yet," Brookville police chief Vince Markle said Wednesday. "Ther

DERRICK - 2018-03-22 05:31:07

Clearfield Borough Police Issue Warrant List

Editor's Note: GANT has teamed up with local law enforcement agencies throughout Clearfield County to develop a listing of persons for whom there are arrest warrants. Anyone with information about wanted persons is asked to contact the appropriate law enforcement agency. GANT will update its warrant

GANT DAILY - 2018-03-23 12:00:01

Police, Emergency & Courts

James Aurthur Wilson, of Shelocta, was charged March 7 with tampering with evidence, driving under the influence, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors, and four summary traffic violations following a traffic stop at 2:23 a.m. March 2. State


Ringgold School Board commends police chief for ALICE training

NEW EAGLE - Ringgold School District Police Chief Clayton Shell was praised by school board members for conducting a successful emergency preparedness training session recently for parents and community members. The training session, which was held at the Ringgold Middle School auditorium, attracted

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-03-23 14:02:00

Sheriff's officer accuses Punxsutawney Phil of deception

A Pennsylvania sheriff's officer has put up a wanted poster for Phil. The handlers of the groundhog last month said the furry rodent called for six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says that expired last week, yet a spring storm brought more snow to th

WPXI - 2018-03-23 12:20:16

Cases Nearing Completion of Trio Who Stole from Parked Cars in Clarion

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) - The cases against three men involved in a spree of thefts from vehicles in Clarion last summer are nearing closure. (Pictured above: left to right - Conner Nogel, Austen Rowe, and Alexander Aites) According to court documents, Conner James Nogel, 22, of New Bethlehem, and Austen

EXPLORECLARION.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

JUST IN: New Case Filed Against Punxsutawney Woman Accused of Wrongfully Entering into Timbering Contracts

YOUNG TOWNSHIP - A 70-year-old Punxsutawney woman, Lana S. Laughbaum, who has been accused of wrongfully entering into timbering contracts, is facing a felony theft charge in a new case. According to Punxsutawney-based state police, on Nov. 28, 2017, Laughbaum entered into a contract with Silverado


Clearfield Woman Waives Hearing for Allegedly Burglarizing Mother's Home

CLEARFIELD - A Clearfield woman has been accused of burglarizing her mother's home and stealing numerous household and personal items. Lacy K. Brothers, 29, has been charged by Elliott Neeper of the Lawrence Township police with burglary, F1; receiving stolen property, M1; theft by unlawful taking,

GANT DAILY - 2018-03-23 01:03:20

A year of changes, at least so far

Change is in the air. It seems to be this year's theme, at least for this first half. We will have to wait and see what fate has in store for us all as the year progresses. While earlier this year I experienced the change of returning to the Brookville area and joining the staff at the Jeffersonian-

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-03-22 22:19:00

Woman mauled by coyote was 'drenched in blood': cops

BROOKVILLE, Pa. - Authorities are on the hunt for a possibly rabid coyote that mauled a Pennsylvania woman, leaving her badly wounded and "drenched in blood." Brookville borough police say a night shift employee of an assisted living community was attacked around midnight Sunday while she was walkin


New Brookville Police Chief Busy Investigating School Threats, Coyote Attack

Explore New Sponsor Spotlight Powered by Max Banner Ads Featured Local Event Powered by Max Banner Ads Featured Local Jobs BROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) - When Brookville Police Chief Vince Markle took over running the department a little more than a month ago, he probably didn't envision just how busy he a


No one hurt in fire at New Bethlehem Smucker plant

A fire broke out late Thursday morning at the landmark J.M. Smucker Co. plant on Keck Avenue in New Bethlehem. A Clarion County 911 dispatcher said the fire was reported a little before 11:30 a.m. The dispatcher said there were no injuries, and he added that the blaze was under control shortly after

DERRICK - 2018-03-23 05:31:08

'Coyote' sighted again; woman recovering from attack

On Monday, Brookville Borough Police reported an attack by a possible coyote. Police reported that at 12:20 a.m. Saturday, a woman was walking near Laurel Brookelanding, in the Route 28/South Main Street area when an animal attacked from a nearby bush, biting the woman numerous times, causing injuri


New Bethlehem Man Waives Hearing on Charges Related to Assault of State Constable

Explore New Sponsor Spotlight Powered by Max Banner Ads Featured Local Event Powered by Max Banner Ads NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (EYT) - A New Bethlehem man accused of severely injuring a Pa. State Constable while fleeing from authorities waived his preliminary hearing on Tuesday morning in district court.


Police: Mom arrested after video of smoking baby goes viral

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A mother was arrested by North Carolina police after a video of her infant child smoking a small cigar set off a social media effort to get authorities involved. The Raleigh Police Department said on Facebook on Wednesday the child was safe and the mother was in custody. Police


Case Goes Forward Against Area Doctor Accused of Prescribing Meds That Led to Fatal Overdose

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. - Charges have been held for court against a DuBois physician accused of over-providing opioid-based painkillers to a Punxsutawney woman who fatally overdosed. According to the state Attorney General's office, Henry Dela Torre, 68, of DuBois, prescribed opioid drugs, including fen

EXPLORECLARION.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Additional Charges Filed Against Clarion Man Busted for Selling Heroin, 'Molly'

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) - Additional charges have been filed against a Clarion man accused of selling heroin and "molly." According to court documents, CNET (Clarion County Narcotics Enforcement Team) filed additional criminal charges against 25-year-old Anthony Christopher Jacob, 25, of Clarion. Crimina


ExploreJefferson: Police Searching for Coyote That Attacked Woman in Brookville

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) - The hunt is on for a coyote that attacked an employee at Laurelbrooke Landing in Brookville late Saturday night. According to Brookville Police Chief Vince Markle, the incident occurred around midnight when a nurse was walking outside on her break, and a coyote attacked her.