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Federal Grand Jury Indicts York City Man

A York City man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on drug trafficking and firearms charges. U-S Attorney David Freed says 39-year old Fernandino Rodriguez-Colon was arrested last winter after he was found with crack cocaine, and other drugs along with a 45-caliber handgun. The case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods which…MORE

Overdosed Moms With Kids In Car Arrested In Lancaster Co.

Two Lancaster County mothers faces charges after they were found overdosed with a child in their car. Manheim Township Police say 33-year old Erica McCue of Conestoga was arrested after she was found passed out and parked along the Conestoga Greenway Trail. Then on Monday night, 33-year old Amy Rivera of Manheim was found overdosed…MORE

Another Lancaster Co. Gun Shop Robbed Of Multiple Weapons

For the second time this year, more than a dozen weapons are stolen in a burglary at a Lancaster County gun shop. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was called in after 18-handguns were taken from the Sportsman’s Shop in the 1200-block of Main Street in East Earl early on Tuesday morning. Last…MORE

Dozens Displace Following Three-Alarm Fire In Lebanon Senior Apartment Building

No one seriously injured in a 3-alarm fire at an apartment building for seniors in Lebanon on Tuesday afternoon. The first call went out just before 1pm for the Willows Senior Apartments in the 600-block of North 12th Street. About 20-of the 90-units were affected. The American Red Cross opened an evacuation shelter for approximately…MORE

PSP Begins Testing Body Cameras

The first body cameras have been deployed in a pilot program at three PA State Police barracks. Acting Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Lieutenant Colonel Robert Evanchick says testing is underway through the end of the year at Troop-B, Uniontown; Troop-J, Avondale; and Troop-T, Somerset.MORE

Man Arrested In Lancaster City Stabbing

The man wanted in last weekend’s stabbing in Lancaster City is now in custody. Police say 26-year old Jose Gomez of Lancaster has been charged with attempted homicide in an attack on a 58-year old man along the 200-block of Juanita Street on Saturday afternoon. The victim was taken to Lancaster General Hospital in critical…MORE

Suspect Charged In 8-Year Old Lancaster City Murder

Eight-and-a-half-years after a man was murdered in Lancaster City, officials have charged a suspect. The District Attorney’s Office says 60-year old Carl Hunter is now wanted in the stabbing death of 41-year old Michael Evans in his home along West Lemon Street in December of 2009. A grand jury convened last year and recommended the…MORE

Rendell Gets Serious Diagnosis

Former Governor Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. The 74-year old Rendell held a press conference Monday at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia where he said he first learned he had the affliction 3-years ago. The two-term governor says his early diagnosis helped him stabilize the disease. He says his mother suffered…MORE

Prison Ordered For Adams Co. Woman In Shooting Death Of Her Boyfriend

The Adams County woman who shot her boyfriend dead in march of last year has been sentenced. State Police originally charged 38-year old Shawna Lacoste of York Springs with criminal homicide in the death of 48-year old Tracy Williams in his Tyrone Township home. Then last month, Lacoste pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. A judge…MORE

Drug & Gun Charges Filed Against Lancaster Man

Bail is set at $500,000 for a Lancaster man arrested on charges of illegal possession of drugs and two handguns. Police say 38-year old Dwayne Wright was pulled over last week for an expired vehicle registration when officers learned he was also wanted on an outstanding warrant. Police allegedly found cocaine, marijuana and other drug…MORE

Two Women Arrested In York Co. On Drug Offenses

Two women are facing drug charges in York County. The District Attorney’s Office says police used a search warrant on a home along the 100-block of Breezewood Lane in Penn Township to seize about 50 grams of cocaine, 25 grams of heroin, drug packaging materials, and $16,000 in cash. Officers arrested 24-year old Katelyn Michaels…MORE

Heat Advisory For Monday

While summer doesn’t officially start for several more days, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory Monday from noon until 8pm for all of south central Pennsylvania including York and Lancaster. Officials say heat and humidity combined with poor air quality could push heat index numbers above 100-degrees. Officials recommend checking on the…MORE

Gunshots In York City Wound Two People

No arrests yet following shootings in York City early Sunday that left two people wounded. Police say both victims were found in the 500-block of West Market Street at around 1am. Officers say one was hit with a single bullet while the other had struck multiple times. Both were taken to York Hospital where they…MORE

Lancaster City Stabbing

One man was in critical condition after a Saturday night stabbing in Lancaster City. Police say the victim is expected to survive after being cut in the abdomen along the 200-block of Juanita Street just before 6pm. Officers are still searching for a suspect.MORE

Fatal Crash In York Co.

The weekend began in York County with a fatal traffic accident that claimed the life of an off-duty Dover Township firefighter. Officials say 18-year old Chase Hartlaub was a passenger in a vehicle that failed to stop at a stop sign and hit another vehicle. This was just after 11pm along Emig Mill Road and…MORE

Second Suspect Charged In Lancaster City Hall Arson

A second person has been arrested for last month’s arson at Lancaster City hall. Police say 18-year old Patrick Baker is charged with multiple offenses including arson of a historic resource, conspiracy and terrorism. Officers say another suspect, 29-year old Dwain London Jr allegedly paid Baker $40-dollars to use gasoline set fire to the city…MORE

Man Wounded In Lancaster Shooting

A shooting in Lancaster leaves one man wounded in the leg. Police say the victim was treated at a local hospital after he was shot at around 1:30p along Hershey Avenue. Officers didn’t add any other details.MORE

Man Dead After York Co. Traffic Accident, Autopsy Planned

An autopsy is set for Friday morning on the man who was found dead shortly after a single vehicle traffic accident in York County. The Coroner’s Office says the victim was discovered in the woods just off the first block of Water Street in Windsor Borough just after 7:30am Thursday. Officials say the vehicle had…MORE

Couple Admits Distraction Robberies In Lancaster Co.

A Lancaster County couple has pleaded guilty to multiple charges related to a string of distraction robberies. The District Attorney’s Office says 39-year old Chad Bright and 37-year old tonya Snyder, both of Ephrata, have been sentenced from 2.5-to-7 years in prison. Police say the thefts happened from October of 2017 until January of this…MORE

Driver Wanted In Lancaster Fatal Hit-&-Run Arrested In FLA

An arrest has been made in a hit-&-run crash that killed a Lancaster City high school student 3-weeks ago. Twenty-three-year old Kristopher Martinez-Roman was taken into custody in Tampa, Florida on Monday by the U-S Marshals Fugitive Task Force. He is awaiting extradition back to Lancaster. The suspect faces multiple charges including accidents involving death…MORE

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