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Elmira Man Arrested After Police Find Variety of Drugs During Traffic Stop

Elmira, N.Y. (WENY)-- An Elmira man is facing charges after police found a variety of drugs in his car during a traffic stop. Early Tuesday morning, police pulled over 35-year-old Shawn Blaney on Davis Street in Elmira. Police determined Blaney had an active Elmira City Court Bench Warrant for Crimi


The Opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

The opioid epidemic is costing the medical industry, and the government, big bucks. According to researchers at Penn State, the epidemic has cost the government nearly 38-billion dollars.


Council announces plan for walking trail

MANSFIELD — Council here is working on a plan to improve access to the trail and extend it into the downtown area. Councilman Steve McCloskey outlined the four-phase plan for the 3.5-mile hiking and biking trail that runs from Mansfield, to Lambs Creek Recreation Area. Currently, the trailhead in Ma


Pennsylvania Teen Accused Of Killing Her 71-Year-Old Grandfather For $30,000

A Pennsylvania teenager has been arrested on homicide charges after she, her boyfriend and her friends killed her 71-year-old grandfather. Gabriella Long, 17, was charged along with her boyfriend, Chris Cortez, 19, and friends Mercedes Hall, 16, and Devin Cunningham, 20. Police say they stabbed Jose


Trout season begins in Tioga County

Trout season opened Saturday, April 13. After a slow start to the day, due in large part to overnight rain that kept the trout from biting, fishers began to congregate along the edges of lakes throughout Tioga County.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Everything You Need to Know About Legal Weed in Pennsylvania

Last week, my Uber driver tried to sell me some weed; or, more specifically, he tried to sell me something called “Orange Monkey Creamsicle,” assuring me it was “absolute fire.” I declined, but ended up saving his phone number anyway, figuring that it couldn’t hurt.


Cake, pie auction to benefit 4-H program

A Neighbors Supporting 4-H Cake and Pie Auction will be held Saturday, April 27, at the North Penn-Mansfield High School, 73 W. Wellsboro St., Mansfield. The auction, with auctioneer Tim Kaltenbach Sr., begins at 6 p.m. The public is invited to stop in early for refreshments and to look at the cakes


Embrace the great outdoors with mini-vacation adventures in central Pennsylvania

One of the keys to enjoying a truly relaxing vacation is not to overcomplicate the itinerary. While you might spend hours, if not days or weeks, planning a big trip abroad, weekend travel can also bring with it some spontaneous fun or relaxation. And now, there's even some research that shows if you


State Police at Mansfield - 570-662-2151

A female driver was injured in a one-vehicle accident at 9:43 a.m. April 2 on Pumpkin Hill Road, Roseville borough. Police said the driver was backing from her driveway, crossed the northbound lane, a grassy median, the southbound lane and struck a corner of the house across the road. She was transp


Pennsylvania residents seeking disability benefits will have a new step to consider

Starting Saturday, anyone in Pennsylvania who is denied federal disability benefits and wants to appeal will go through a new step that the Social Security Administration says is meant to reduce a large case backlog — but that advocates fear will do the opposite.


Pennsylvania college inaugurates an African king as its president

MILLERSVILLE, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. -- It was a celebration fit for a king at one Pennsylvania college. Not only is Dr. Daniel Wubah a king in Ghana, he has now been named the president of Millersville University, according to WPMT.


Pennsylvania lab offers free tick testing

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - East Stroudsburg University's tick research lab is offering free tick testing. "Pennsylvania makes up 33 percent of the total cases of Lyme disease in the United States, so it's a really big health crisis in our state and there are a lot of unknowns when it comes to ti


Fireball lights up the sky over Pennsylvania and other eastern states

A bright green fireball was spotted in the nighttime sky on Tuesday by hundreds of people in southern Pennsylvania and 8 other states. According to the American Meteor Society, the fireball raced north to south at 10:57 p.m. and ended its flight in the Atlantic Ocean east of Bethany Beach, Delaware.


76-year-old Pennsylvania man arrested in death of ex-wife who went missing in 1981

The four-decade-old case of a Pennsylvania woman missing since 1981 has found some closure with the arrest of her ex-husband, now 76. Police arrested William Korzon in the death of Gloria Korzon, who disappeared 38 years ago. He is charged with homicide and arraigned on Thursday, according to NBC Ph


UPDATE: Fatal accident on State Route 13

SCHUYLER COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - UPDATE 3:58 p.m.: The Odessa Fire Chief has confirmed with 18 News that Thursday afternoon's multi-vehicle accident on State Route 13 was fatal. Three vehicles were involved and State Route 13, east of SR224 and the Alpine Junction, is expected to be closed until about


Pennsylvania Man Sleeping In Dumpster Loses Prosthetic Leg After Ending Up In Trash Truck

MCKEES ROCK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg.


Pennsylvania opens probe into Harvest, state’s largest marijuana-dispensary permit holder

A deal to create America’s largest marijuana-dispensary chain may be derailed as Pennsylvania regulators take a closer look at the company’s operations in the state. Arizona-based Harvest Health and Recreation of Arizona, which has cannabis operations in multiple states, announced last week that it


Elmira Police Investigating Multiple Reports Of Gunfire

The Elmira Police Department reports that officers have responded to three separate “shots fired” calls in the past two days:. April 18, 2019 at 12:04 am in the area of Gush’s Thirsty Bear, 351 E. Washington Ave. A single spent shell casing was located.


Marijuana listening tour to visit 4 counties in region

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman will come to Lycoming, Tioga and Clinton counties during the next two weeks as part of his statewide listening tour to gather input from state residents about the possibility of legalizing recreational marijuana.