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4-year-old girl who went missing last night in Pennsylvania found safe
UPDATE: The little girl has been found safe. According to police, Gemma Moats was last seen at her home in the 12000 block of Pen Mar Road in Washington Township at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Waverly Man Tries to Fool Sheriff’s Deputies With Fake Name
A Waverly man is accused of lying to Tioga County Sheriff’s Deputies who were investigating reports of a suspicious person in the Town of Barton April 19. Authorities say they found 35-year-old Timothy Davis was wanted on a warrant when they talked to him on Route 17C at 3:35 a.m.
Bradford County: Man sentenced to state prison in October escape attempt
TOWANDA — A Towanda man who escaped from the custody of a Pennsylvania State trooper in an incident that led to a Bradford County Sheriff’s Deputy being injured was recently sentenced in county court to one to five years in a state correctional facility.
Happy Tails fires up for annual yard sale fundraiser
TOWANDA — While not quite ready for wagging tails and kitten paws, the future home of Happy Tails No Kill Animal Shelter in Towanda was bustling with activity on Tuesday as volunteers prepared for the organization’s annual yard sale.
Another Fire Breaks Out at Pennsylvania Church Already Torched by Arson
A small fire has been extinguished at a Lehigh Valley church that was damaged earlier this week by another blaze that authorities say was deliberately set. The latest fire at the Iglesia Pentecostal de Bethlehem (Pentecostal Church of Bethlehem) on the 1000 block of Pembroke Road was reported around
Former Pennsylvania governor calls Biden bid 'spectacular,' says he can beat Trump
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on Thursday praised Joe Biden's video announcement he was seeking the Democratic presidential nomination and said he believes the Maryland politician is the first candidate who can realistically beat President Trump at the polls.
State Police Investigating Reported Bradford County ATV Crash
ALBANY TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- State police responded Sunday afternoon to a reported ATV crash in Bradford County. The crash happened on Jordan Hill Road near Dushore just before 4 p.m.
Athens Township: Fourth fraud case filed against local contractor
ATHENS TOWNSHIP — A fourth case involving alleged home improvement fraud has been filed against a Sayre contractor. According to Athens Township Police, Kevin Robert Campbell, 43, owner of Central Mountain Builders, has been charged with false statement to induce agreement for home improvement and r
Bradford County celebrates Earth Day
WYSOX – The Bradford County Conservation District held their third annual Earth Day celebration free to the public in Wysox on Saturday. Stations were set up with a variety of hands-on activities for both adults and kids including owl pellet dissection, rock painting, birdhouse making and flower pla
Pennsylvania man arrested in Fairfax for murder of 71-year-old
FAIRFAX, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - The fourth person sought in the slaying of a Pennsylvania grandfather has been captured in Virginia. Pennsylvania state police say Devin Cunningham was arrested early Thursday by federal marshals at a home in Fairfax.
Lawsuit alleges Pennsylvania officials are hiding information on noncitizens registered to vote
HARRISBURG – A federal lawsuit accuses Pennsylvania elections officials of withholding “records and data showing the extent to which noncitizens are participating in the commonwealth’s elections” from the public.
Local Officials React to Governor’s Presentation
In interviews, state Rep. Tina Pickett and two Bradford County Commissioners stated their positions on Gov. Tom Wolf’s “Restore Pennsylvania” plan, which calls for $4.5 billion worth of infrastructure improvements that would be paid for by enacting a severance tax on natural gas. Pickett said that t
Sayre: PD to get new tactical equipment
SAYRE — The Sayre Borough Police Department will be purchasing new tactical equipment in the near future following action taken by the borough council Wednesday. Specifically, the council approved the purchase of the equipment using $75,000 in grant funding that has been provided to the borough by t
Pennsylvania Woman Killed After Falling Into Meat Grinder At Work
MUNCY, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a woman was killed when she fell into a meat grinder at a processing plant in northern Pennsylvania. It’s not clear what caused the accident at the Economy Locker Storage Company in Muncy.
Lebanon was Pennsylvania’s fastest growing county last year
Lebanon County has the distinction of being the fastest growing county from 2017-2018 according to research conducted by the Pennsylvania State Data Center. The county saw a population increase of 1.3% over the course of the last year, which is the largest increase of any county.
Pennsylvania State Police Troop C taking applications for Camp Cadet
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Troop C of the Pennsylvania State Police is now accepting applications for the Camp Cadet program held from July 28 through August 2 at Clarion University. According to a news release provided by the state police, Camp Cadet is open to both boys and girls ages 12 to 14 from Clarion, C
Sayre: Driver charged with DUI in weekend accident in Milltown
SAYRE — A Waverly man who was one of the drivers involved in a two-vehicle accident that occurred in Milltown Sunday evening has been arrested on DUI and other charges. According to Sayre Borough Police, Bobby H. Mullins, 42, has been officially charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or
Joe Biden to begin campaigning in Pennsylvania
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Joe Biden will hit the road campaigning first thing next week. Biden is scheduled to begin in Pittsburgh, the working class heart of his childhood home state of Pennsylvania. He’ll receive the endorsement of the International Association of Fire Fighters and s
Two severe accidents occur within minutes of each other in Valley
SOUTH WAVERLY — Two automobile accidents occurred within minutes of each other in the South Waverly area on Tuesday afternoon. Around 2:15 p.m. Athens Borough, Athens Township and South Waverly Borough fire crews along with EMS were dispatched to the scene of a two vehicle accident at the intersecti
Penn State ex-president asks court to overturn conviction
Wyoming County commissioner candidate gets extension on ARD for drunk driving. A Wyoming County commissioner candidate was granted a six-month extension in his quest to get a DUI expunged from his record. (read more)