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Anti-hazing Bill Heads To PA Governor’s Desk

The state Senate Monday joined the state House in approving the Timothy Piazza Anti-hazing Bill. The 19-year old was a Penn State fraternity pledge in February of last year when he died after drinking excessive amounts of alcohol, and then fell down some stairs. Eventually, the school closed the fraternity. The measure will require schools…MORE

York City Murder Suspect Surrenders

One of the two men charged with a York City homicide has turned himself in to police. Officers say Rahmeire Bradshaw of Dover is accused in the October-7th shooting death of 24-year old Tyler Owens along the 100-block of South Richland Avenue. Earlier, police arrested 22-year old Zane Senft of no fixed address and charged…MORE

ATF Helping To Search For York City Robbery Suspect

Two York City businesses were robbed recently and now the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is asking for your help in finding the suspect. Officials have released surveillance photos of the suspect from robberies at the Family Dollar store in the 100-block of North Duke Street and Eby’s Market in the 600-block…MORE

York City Shooting Investigation Identifies Two Other Suspects

While investigating last weekend’s shooting in York City, police have identified two suspects wanted on unrelated charges. Officers say 20-year old Rodney Johnson is wanted for felony weapons violations and possession of heroin, while 19-year old Michael Pagan Jr. is wanted for felony weapons violations and a bench warrant for domestics. Meanwhile, another man, Bruce…MORE

PA State Flag Flying At Half-Staff

Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth Flag to be flown at half staff in honor of the passing of state Representative Mike O’Brien. The 64-year old from the Philadelphia area was the Democratic Chairman of the House Urban Affairs Committee and on the House Appropriations Committee.MORE

Hanover Man Killed While Out For A Walk

A York County man out for an early morning walk is struck and killed. The Coroner’s Office says 80-year old James Dell of Hanover was walking along Carlisle Street and Park Avenue in the borough just before 6:30a Monday when he was hit by a vehicle. Dell was taken to York Hospital where he died…MORE

One Injured In Lancaster Co. Chlorine Leak

An Ephrata Borough employee is recovering after being exposed to chlorine leaked inside a wastewater treatment facility. Officials say its likely that some equipment malfunctioned at around 7:30a Monday morning along the 300-block of Church Avenue. Several nearby residents and a church and school sheltered in place until the all clear was given about 2-hours…MORE

Can You Identify These Lancaster Co. Armed Robbery Suspects?

The search continues for two men who used a handgun to rob a Lancaster County convenience store. Columbia Borough police say the Turkey Hill store along Chestnut Street was held up just after 1:30a Sunday. No one was hurt, but the pair grabbed a small amount of cash and some cigarettes. Officers say both male…MORE

Suspect Identified In Weekend Shooting In York City

One man was wounded in a York City shooting early Sunday and the suspect is still on the run. Police say the 31-year old man was shot at the Pandora’s Box club along the 400-block of East Market Street just after 1am. The victim was taken to York Hospital, but we don’t know his condition.…MORE

Two More Suspects I-D’d In York City Shooting Death

Two men charged with a York City homicide remain at-large Monday. Late last week police issued arrest warrants for Myannh Legette of no fixed address and Rahmeire Bradshaw of Dover for the October-7th shooting death of 24-year old Tyler Owens along the 100-block of South Richland Avenue. Officers have already arrested 22-year old Zane Senft…MORE

Woman Charged In Lancaster City Stabbing

A woman is arrested for aggravated assault and other offenses after a Lancaster City stabbing. Police say 24-year old Shelly Soberano has been charged following the domestic incident along the 200-block of Hershey Avenue early Saturday. Officers say the 32-year old male victim was treated at a local hospital for several non-life threatening injuries including…MORE

Three Dead In I-83 Crash, Truck Driver Charged With DUI

The weekend began with a triple fatal traffic accident involving 11-vehicles on I-83 in Dauphin County. State Police say a tractor trailer driver from Mississippi, Jack Satterfield, is under arrest for DUI and other charges after the Friday night crash near the Union Deposit exit. Troopers identify the victims as 24-year old Zachary Lybrand and…MORE

Wolf Signs PA Gun Bill Into Law

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Governor Tom Wolf used the occasion to sign a bill into that will make it harder for domestic abusers to use firearms to kill, terrorize, and control their victims and others. The law requires Pa. residents covered by a contested protection from abuse order to surrender their…MORE

PA Organ Donation Law Update

AN UPDATE TO THE STATE’S ORGAN DONATION LAW IS NOW ON GOVERNOR TOM WOLF’S DESK. THE STATE HOUSE FOLLOWED THE STATE SENATE’S LEAD THIS WEEK AND APPROVED THE LEGISLATION THAT WOULD IMPROVE COMMUNICATION BETWEEN COUNTY CORONER’S OFFICES AND ORGAN DONATION ORGANIZATIONS. THE MEASURE ALSO ALLOWS A FAMILY MEMBER OR CAREGIVER WITH POWER OF ATTORNEY TO…MORE

York County Traffic Accident Update

AN UPDATE TO A YORK COUNTY TRAFFIC ACCIDENT THAT LEFT A MAN DEAD. THE CORONER’S OFFICE SAYS THE DRIVER OF A MOTORCYCLE DIED AFTER HE COLLIDED WITH ANOTHER VEHICLE HEAD ON ALONG THE 1500-BLOCK OF BURKHOLDER ROAD IN LOWER WINDSOR TOWNSHIP JUST AFTER 6:30P. OFFICIALS IDENTIFY THE VICTIM AS 38-YEAR OLD RAY KEENEY OF CHANCEFORD…MORE

U-S News Puts Lancaster County At #1

Congratulations to Lancaster County who has been selected by U-S News and World Report as the best place in the nation to retire. In last years list of the 100 largest metropolitan areas to retire, Lancaster County came in second. To formulate the standings, U-S News looks at various criteria including the job market, taxes,…MORE

Motorcycle Driver Dies In York Co. Accident

A motorcycle rider who was passing other vehicles erratically in York County Wednesday night then slammed head on into a vehicle heading in the other direction. The Coroner’s Office says the crash happened just before 6:30p along 1500-block of Burkholder Road in Lower Windsor Township. Officials say the rider was ejected on impact. He was…MORE

DNA Targets Suspect In 12-Year Old Lancaster Co. Burglary

DNA evidence leads a York man’s arrest for a more than 10-year old burglary in Lancaster County. Manheim Township Police say it was back in March of 2006 when someone broke into a home along the 300-block of Cobblestone Lane. The suspect stole $200-dollars worth of electronics and ransacked the place causing caused hundreds of…MORE

PA To Help Alabama Recover From Hurricane Michael

After spending about 3-weeks in North Carolina helping with the response to Hurricane Florence, Pennsylvania’s Task Force One urban search and rescue team has been deployed to Alabama to help respond to Hurricane Michael. Governor Tom Wolf says the roughly 4-dozen members are now at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery where they wait for…MORE

York Co. Students Charged With Making Threats

Two students in the Central York School District have been arrested for making terroristic threats after they were overheard making the comments by other students last week. Officials say both of the freshman have been removed. One attended Central York High School and the other went to York County School Of Technology.MORE

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