Bradford County

Pennsylvania State Police Search for Car Chase Suspect

The search continues in Pennsylvania for a man that state police say led them on a chase before fleeing from troopers and leaving his child behind. Troopers say they tried to stop a vehicle driven by 25-year-old Shawn Palmer for multiple traffic violations Thursday night in Sheshequin Township. They say Palmer, from Athens, has a…

Pennsylvania Man Dead in Freak Accident

A freak accident on a Pennsylvania road has left one man dead.State police say 72-year-old John Maxwell Jr., of Ulster, Pennsylvania, was helping direct traffic around a log pile that had rolled into the road on Route 187 while another man was using a tractor to move the logs. Officials say the pile shifted, knocking…

NTSB Issues Preliminary Report on Cause of Bradford County Airplane Crash

A preliminary report was released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Thursday about the fatal plane crash in Bradford County that happened last month.Authorities said Scott Wilcox crashed a single-engine Zodiac plane approximately three miles from the Bradford County Airport. Officials said the plane crashed about one minute after Wilcox took off. He…

Elmira Baby Had Been Outside for Three Days

Elmira Police are now saying that the 8-month-old baby, abandoned in a trash bag outside an Elmira home, had been there for three days. The baby’s mother, 17-year-old Harriette Hoyt of Sayre has been arrested and charged with attempted murder. Court documents claim that she put the baby in a white plastic bag covering the…

Bradford County At Odds with State Over Flooding Issues

Local officials and area residents in Northern Pennsylvania are at odds with the state after flood waters damaged bridges and homes in the region. Reps from several municipalities gathered Monday morning for a public meeting to address some of the issues. They say guidelines are not allowing anyone to make changes to infrastructure. On Osborn…

Flood Cleanup Continues Throughout Area

Cleanup is expected to continue through the weekend in hard hit areas of the Southern Tier flooded after another torrential rain storm earlier this week. Route 17 remains closed between Nichols Exit 62 and Lounsberry Exit 63.DOT has no update on when the road might reopen. The detour has created bumper to bumper, slow moving…

NWS Extends Flash Flood Watch Until 8:00PM

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect until 8:00PM for portions of central New York and northeast Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in central New York, Broome and Tioga. In northeast Pennsylvania, Bradford and Susquehanna. Scattered thunderstorms will develop this afternoon. Some of these storms will produce locally heavy rain. Portions of Bradford and…

Flooding Affects Multiple Twin Tier Counties

Rain, moderate to heavy at times, will continue to affect the area into this morning. While the very heaviest of the rain has eased at this time, parts of Bradford and Susquehanna Counties in Pennsylvania as well as Broome and Tioga Counties in New York have already received 2 to 4 plus inches of rain…