Daniel Avetta, also known as Jessica Gables, 28, Catawissa, appeared in the Federal District Court Friday to answer to child pornography charges contained in a federal grand jury indictment filed Wednesday.

A Washington man has been charged for allegedly choking and kicking a woman, and preventing her from leaving a residence for several days.

A Pacific policeman was awarded the Police Officer Lifesaving Award Oct. 20 for his efforts in saving the life of a man who was unresponsive following a drug overdose.