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Code Orange Air Quality Alert Friday

York, Lancaster and Lebanon Counties are under a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Friday. The state Department of Environmental Protection says air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups including children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases, and the elderly. Those groups can minimized the effects…MORE

Child Struck In Lancaster

A child is listed in critical condition after being hit by a car in Lancaster City. Police say the 4-year old was with a parent when he was hit at the intersection of East King and Ann Streets on Thursday afternoon. The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.MORE

PA House Speaker Won’t Run Again

“It’s an honor to represent people, but there’s a time to pass on the torch.” With those words, Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai on Thursday announced he will not seek re-election. Turzai has served in the state House since 2001 and became speaker in 2015.MORE

York Co. Home Hit By Multiple Gunshots

Multiple gunshots were fired into a York County home Wednesday night, luckily no one inside was hurt. But Spring Garden Township Police are looking for the shooter after the incident along the 400-block of Devon Road. Officers say that anyone who knows more can help the investigation by calling 717-843-0851.MORE

Verdict Delivered In York City Shooting Death Case

A mixed verdict in a York City case of a drug deal that ended in a shooting death. The York Daily Record reports that 34-year old Marquise Stanley of York was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and carrying a firearm without a license. Stanley was arrested for the October-2018 death of 17-year old Ruban DeJesus on…MORE

York Co. Man Shot By State Police

No word yet on the condition of a York County man shot by state police late Monday night. Troopers say they wounded 30-year old Clifton Blevins when he pointed a handgun at them. It happened at around 11pm Monday at Blevins’ home along the 5900-block of Holly Tree Court in East Hopewell Township. State Police…MORE

PA State Police Can Seize Gaming Machines For Now

Pa. courts are still deciding whether Pace-O-Matic skill game terminals are actually gambling devices but in the meantime State Police can seize them. The ruling lifts a month-long ban on troopers taking the machines into custody. Troopers say illegal, unregulated gambling devices are prevalent in the commonwealth in bars, corner stores, and nonprofit clubs, and…MORE

Driver Charged With DUI Crash That Injured Three In Lancaster Co.

A Downingtown man has been arrested for DUI after a Lancaster County traffic accident left three people seriously injured including the suspect. State Police say 22-year old Walker Michels turned himself in to face multiple crimes including two felony counts of aggravated assault while driving under the influence. Troopers say Michels was allegedly speeding along…MORE

Drug Dealers Caught With Fentanyl Sentenced In Lancaster Co.

Nearly 8000 bags of packaged fentanyl seized from a Lancaster City home last year ends with two Philadelphia-based drug suppliers headed to state prison. The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office says 28-year old Joshua Flores and 22-year old Jacob Delmonte were sentenced from 6-to-12 years in prison after both men pleaded guilty to felony possession…MORE

Sexual Assault Charges Filed Against Lancaster Co. Man

Before the suspect let a woman go to work, police in Lancaster County say he sexually assaulted her. Officers say 28-year old Sebastian Habecker of Rapho Township is charged with forcible compulsion, sexual assault, simple assault, false imprisonment and other related offenses for an incident on January-11th. Police say Habecker hit and kicked the victim…MORE

York City Shooting Leaves One Man Wounded

The victim in a York City shooting from over the holiday weekend is in a local hospital in stable condition. Police are still searching for a suspect who left a 30-year old man with a gunshot wound to the stomach last Saturday afternoon. Officers think the shooting happened along the 700-block of Chestnut Street. Anyone…MORE

$1-Million Dollar Bail Set For Suspect In Lancaster Shooting

The suspect wanted for a February-2019 drug deal that ended in a shooting is back in Lancaster County. Police say 23-year old Raquee McNeil was taken into custody in West Virginia and has since been extradited back here to face multiple charges including aggravated assault, robbery and conspiracy. Officers say the shooter, 40-year old Chappelle…MORE

Lancaster Woman Arrested For Allegedly Using Bat On Another Woman

A 2017 viral video of a fight at a Park City diner was viewed more than a million times and now a Lancaster woman in the clip has been charged with hitting a woman with a bat this month. Lancasteronline.com reports that police charged 28-year old Latosha Williams with aggravated assault for an incident in…MORE

POLICE SEARCH FOR CAR THAT MAY BE INVOLVED IN SHOOTING

York City Police have posted a picture of a silver sedan on its Facebook page they believe may be involved in a shooting that killed a Dover High School student on December 12th.  The hope is someone recognizes the car and leads police to the driver.  The funeral for 17-year old Emily Shoemaker will be…MORE

Armed Robbery in West York

Police in West York are investigating an armed robbery. Around 10:25 Wednesday night, the victim was walking along West Market Street near Sumner when he was approached by 2-African American males who displayed a weapon before robbing him. Police say the suspects fled the scene. Anyone with info is asked to contact West York PoliceMORE

Washington Nationals Championship Parade

Nationals fans will pour into Washington DC tomorrow to celebrate the team’s first World Series win.  The 2019 Nationals Championship Parade will begin at 2 with the players greeting fans along the National Mall on Constitution Avenue. If you go, it’s suggested you take public transportation.MORE

Heat Hampers York Co. Firefighters

A 3-alarm fire in York County Saturday left six firefighters hospitalized for heat exhaustion. Officials say several others were treated at the scene along the 900-block of Green Spring Road in Conewago Township. The units fought the flames for roughly 6-hours but in the end the home was destroyed. The residents were not home at…MORE

Uncle Charged In Double Fatal Stabbing In Lancaster City

A Lancaster City man is being held without bail after he was arrested for allegedly killing two relatives and critically injuring another. Police say 59-year old James Sterbinsky has been charged with the stabbing deaths of his sister, 53-year old Christine Ross and her daughter 20-year old Autumn Ross. It happened last Thursday night in…MORE

Dad Charged With Squeezing Son To Multiple Injuries In Lancaster Co.

The York County man has been arrested squeezing his 8-week old son so hard that he caused multiple injuries to his arms, legs and knees. Susquehanna Regional Police have charged 28-year old Timothy Husmann with aggravated assault on a child and endangering the welfare of children after incidents in a Lancaster County home in East…MORE

Three Arrested As York City Police Search For ‘Armed & Dangerous’ Suspect

As York City Police continue their search for a suspect they described as ‘armed and dangerous’, officers have arrested two adults and one juvenile for firearm related offenses. Officials say the residents were charged after executing two search warrants. Another individual was charged for obstruction of justice. Police say they also recovered two handguns, one…MORE

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