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MONTOURSVILLE — State Police at Montoursville were called to the scene of a one-vehicle crash at 3:03 a.m. on Jan. 18. According to police, a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze was being driven by Travis Huck, 23, of Wellsboro, along state Route 287 in Pine Township, Lycoming County. The vehicle traveled across t


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


Acute care and family practice physician assistants join Geisinger

LEWISTOWN — Six board-certified physician assistants have recently joined the staff at Geisinger Acute Care and Family Practice in Mifflin and Juniata counties. ¯ Colt Brackbill is based at the Geisinger Lewistown Clinic in the acute care department. Brackbill graduated from Lock Haven University wi


5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.


Planners oppose zoning change for drug rehab center in Gallagher Twp.

LOCK HAVEN– The Clinton County Planning Commission does not recommend changing the zoning of a historic property so that a local man can build a drug treatment and rehabilitation center.


No public hearing expected for zoning change

LOCK HAVEN – The Clinton County Commissioners will not hold a public zoning hearing on the ordinance amendment request made by Robert C. Wise in regards to the Woolrich Lodge at 169 Brayton Lodge Lane in Gallagher Township.


Could the time be right for legal marijuana in Pennsylvania?

Late last month when state Rep. Ed Gainey hosted a forum on legalizing recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania, several war veterans who had sustained combat injuries spoke about cannabis’ medical benefits—pain reduction, fewer issues related to PTSD, less anger.


City hires firm for East Church Street streetscape

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Council awarded two contracts, approved a grant-supported purchase and a request from PennDOT at this week’s meeting. Council approved the grant-supported engineering design for the East Church Street streetscape project. Bids for the project were requested in September


Federal charges for alleged drug trafficker

A man who allegedly was in possession of one of the largest hauls of cocaine in Lycoming County has been indicted in federal court. Franklin Mejia, 48, of Paterson, New Jersey, was indicted by a federal grand jury on drug trafficking charges, according to U.S. Attorney David J. Freed.


Pennsylvania prisons to stop copying inmates' legal mail

To settle two federal lawsuits, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections will stop intercepting and copying inmates’ legal mail as part of its drug surveillance and security plans.


Pennsylvania couple accused of stealing $1.2M from church to pay for Walt Disney vacations, Pittsburgh Pirates tickets

A trusted Pennsylvania church administrator and his wife stole around $1.2 million to use on a slew of personal items, including vacations, sporting events and restaurants, officials said.


Arrests Made in 2016 Williamsport Homicide

WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- Two men have been charged with a homicide in Lycoming County that happened over two years ago. James Rooks, 27, and Joseph Coleman Jr., 37, were charged with homicide in connection to the death of Christopher Wilkens in August of 2016.


Authorities: 3 people found stabbed in Pennsylvania home

FOLSOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been stabbed at Pennsylvania home. But it's not yet clear what sparked the stabbings, which occurred around 10 a.m. Thursday in Ridley.


Did The Polar Vortex Really Eliminate Pennsylvania's Stink Bugs?

If one good thing comes out of the polar vortex that descended upon Pennsylvania earlier this winter, driving up heating bill and driving residents indoors, it could be this: less stink bugs.


Tax time offers opportunity to help Pennsylvania’s military families

WILKES-BARRE — Individuals filing their 2018 state personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania’s military personnel and their families by donating part or all of their refund to the state’s Military Family Relief Assistance Program (MFRAP).


Former Detroit Man Facing 23 Charges in Pennsylvania

NEW CASTLE, PA – A 35-year-old man, formerly of Detroit, is in custody facing 23 charges in Pennsylvania after being on the run for 2 1/2 years. According to New Castle News, Ernest Chapman was arrested by New Castle police on January 31st, 2019. 2 1/2 years ago Chapan was involved in a police pursu


Lost Texas dog found in Pennsylvania

Reading, Pennsylvania - They say dog is man's best friend. For one man in Texas, losing his best friend when she ran off was heart-wrenching. But 9 months later, he got the call that she'd been found all the way in our Pennsylvania!


Pennsylvania, Florida hardest hit by opioid crisis

The two states, along with the District of Columbia, had opioid-related mortality rates that were at least doubling every two years, in research that looked at opioid-related mortality in the U.S. from 1999 to 2016. During that period of time, there were more than 44.9 million deaths from opioids am


Sex assault suspect extradited from Israel to Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH – An Israeli man who allegedly had been on the run for 15 years after being accused of raping a teenage girl in Pennsylvania has been extradited back to the United States.


Pennsylvania Game Commission internship plants career seeds for student

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A summer internship with the Pennsylvania Game Commission helped Penn State senior Dominic Lenzi cultivate his skills in the field of forestry. Lenzi, of Hermitage, a forest ecosystem management major in the College of Agricultural Sciences, learned about the internship when a