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7 charged with various crimes

Seven people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Christopher Goshorn, 41, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi; state police; DUI, disorderly conduct and careless driving on Route 118 in Jordan ...

Nisbet family safely flees basement fire in home

A Nisbet couple and their son safely escaped a basement fire that erupted in their home early Friday morning, according to Nisbet Fire Chief James Pfleegor. The fire at 66 First Ave. has been ruled accidental, Pfleegor said. The family’s name was not released. Unable to sleep, the wife ...

State police no longer sending troopers to some calls

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police will no longer respond in person to some types of calls as the agency tries to limit troopers’ contact with the public and slow the spread of the coronavirus, officials announced Wednesday. Calls for lost and found, littering, identity theft and ...

Mother who abandoned baby in Loganton found, charged

LOGANTON — An 18-year-old mother has admitted giving birth to a baby boy and leaving him on the back porch of a home on West Main Street, Loganton, early last Thursday morning. Cassandra Rochelle Stitzer, of Loganton, was charged with endangering the welfare of children, a felony of the ...

Woman arrested after allegedly attacking two EMTs in the city

A city woman has been jailed on charges of allegedly assaulting two emergency medical technicians outside her West Third Street apartment late Tuesday night, city police said. Jennifer Bismark, 32, of 924 W. Third St., has been charged with two counts each of aggravated assault, simple assault ...