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Teacher Receives Presidential Award for Excellence

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HUGHESVILLE — A teacher from Lycoming County has been nationally recognized for her dedication in the classroom. Desks and chairs are stacked up against the walls at Hughesville Junior Senior High School. The pencils are put away for the summer, but during the school year students in Susan Higley’s math class are hard at work. “Mrs. […]

Woman Dies After Fire

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WILLIAMSPORT — A 22-year-old woman died Wednesday after being trapped in a burning building on Third Street Tuesday. The coroner said Felicia Colley died from breathing in too much smoke. Colley was stuck on the top floor of the apartment house on Third Street. An off-duty state trooper rescued two people from the first floor […]

Police Looking for Suspects in Two Robberies

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WILLIAMSPORT — Police in Williamsport are looking for two men in connection with two separate robberies. A robber hit the Unimart along High Street overnight. The robber wore bright green sneakers and police say he carried what appeared to be a rifle. He got away with some cash. And police are investigating another robbery that […]

Flames at Williamsport Home, Trooper Saves Residents

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WILLIAMSPORT — A state trooper driving by on his way to work helped rescue some tenants from a fire Tuesday morning in Williamsport. “Nobody is going to survive the longer they’re in there, so the faster we can get them out, the faster they can get help.” Before making it to work for his 7 […]

Hot Tub Hoppers Identified Through Social Media

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MONTOURSVILLE — If you went pool hopping 20 years ago, you stood a pretty good chance of getting away with it, but these days social media and security cameras are helping police solve cases like this one in Lycoming County. A trail camera set up outside a home on Elm Street in Montoursville caught uninvited […]

Troopers: Largest Heroin Bust in Lycoming County History

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LOYALSOCK TWP — State police say they have made the biggest heroin bust in Lycoming County history. Troopers raided a home along Tinsman Aveune near Williamsport Monday where they said they found $58,000 worth of heroin. They also seized $6,200 worth of crack, $1,200 worth of cocaine, an ounce of marijuana, and nearly $1,500 in […]

Men from Philadelphia Arrested for Drugs in Loyalsock

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LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP — Two men from Philadelphia are locked up in Lycoming County on drug charges. Authorities arrested Donald Smith and Jerome Wilson Tuesday at a hotel near Loyalsock. State Police said the men had more than 130 bags of heroin on them worth almost $1,000.

Gas Pipeline Rupture, Not an Explosion

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JORDAN TOWNSHIP — Tuesday night, more than 100 people in one community in central Pennsylvania were forced from their houses by a gas leak. On Wednesday, they were  back home and demanding answers as to exactly what happened. 911 dispatch in Lycoming and Columbia counties were bombarded by calls Tuesday night. People had no idea […]

Jackson Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter

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WILLIAMSPORT — A jury found Glenn Jackson not guilty of first degree murder Tuesday. He was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, and abuse of a corpse. The jury deliberated about three hours. Jackson was accused of killing his friend Michael Krauser during a fight the two had at Jackson’s home in Jersey Shore. […]

Jury Deliberations Begin in Jackson Murder Trial

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WILLIAMSPORT — A jury in Lycoming County is deliberating the fate of a man accused of killing his friend in his home in Jersey Shore, then burying the body underneath the floor. Prosecutors are seeking a first degree murder conviction. A jury in Lycoming County has to decide was it self-defense or was it murder. […]