News from Bloomsburg

Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A judge ordered a man accused of drug and alcohol charges to get an evaluation in hopes of sending him to the state intermediate punishment program.

Malek Abdul...


Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A woman who was caught twice helping run a meth lab has been sentenced to two years of probation.

Erica Rae Bonham, 40, pleaded guilty May 3 to possessing...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa man charged with having bundles of heroin and hundreds of packets of fentanyl to sell saw most of his charges dropped in exchange for a guilty plea to one felony count...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A jury Friday rejected James Calderone’s insanity defense and convicted him on all charges, including attempted murder of three Berwick police officers during a shootout at the...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A suicidal man fired a shot inside a student housing apartment building early Friday before barricading himself in a bedroom, touching off a four-hour standoff with police,...


Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Carolyn Whitmire, 57, of Berwick, pleaded guilty May 3 to four counts of retail theft, disorderly conduct and theft by unlawful taking in six separate cases.

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Friday, May 10, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University Department of Nursing is ranked fourth in Pennsylvania by RNCareers.org. Bloomsburg is also ranked 51st nationally by the organization.

Bloomsburg...


 | By Julye Wemple
Friday, May 10, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A 42-year-old man who vowed to take a different route the next time he drives home drunk was one of five defendants placed in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD)...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Friday, May 10, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Police say James Calderone shot at them more than 30 times with a semiautomatic rifle during a November 2015 standoff in a Berwick industrial park.

On the witness stand at...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, May 10, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A man who repeatedly stole beer from Weis Markets here was hurried out of the courtroom for a quick test when a probation officer sitting near him smelled alcohol on his breath....