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WOMAN CHARGED WITH CAUSING FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENT NEAR WARWICK HIGH

A LANCASTER COUNTY WOMAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH CAUSING A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT THAT LEFT TWO WARWICK HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS DEAD AND ANOTHER WITH A BRAIN INJURY. LANCASTER COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY CRAIG STEDMAN HELD A NEWS CONFERENCE ON THURSDAY MORNING TO ANNOUNCE MULTIPLE CHARGES AGAINST 63-YEAR OLD DEBRA SLAYMAKER-WALKER OF MOUNT JOY. STEDMAN SAYS THE SUSPECT…MORE

ARREST MADE IN 2017 HANOVER BOROUGH FATAL HIT AND RUN

AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN AN 11-MONTH-OLD FATAL HIT-&-RUN CASE IN HANOVER BOROUGH. POLICE SAY 31-YEAR OLD VANESSA HARRIS OF HANOVER HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ACCIDENTS INVOLVING DEATH AND DUI IN THE CRASH LAST JANUARY THAT TOOK THE LIFE OF 29-YEAR OLD ZACKERY RODKEY ALONG NORTH RAILROAD STREET. OFFICERS SAY THEY USED SURVEILLANCE VIDEO…MORE

A LANCASTER COUNTY TRAFFIC ACCIDENT HAS CLAIMED TWO LIVES

A LANCASTER COUNTY TRAFFIC ACCIDENT HAS CLAIMED THE LIVES OF AN ELDERLY COUPLE. STATE POLICE SAY TWO VEHICLES COLLIDED HEAD-ON ALONG THE 900-BLOCK OF KIRKWOOD PIKE, ROUTE-472 NEAR SOLANCO ROAD IN COLERAIN TOWNSHIP JUST AFTER 1:30P TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE CORONER’S OFFICE WILL RELEASED THE VICTIMS IDENTITY ONCE THE FAMILY HAS BEEN NOTIFIED. TROOPERS SAY THE…MORE

AN INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO AN INCIDENT IN EASTERN YORK COUNTY

AN INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO AN INCIDENT IN EASTERN YORK COUNTY THAT HAD POLICE SEARCHING FOR THREE ARMED MAN NEAR WRIGHTSVILLE. OFFICERS WERE CALLED TO NEAR MURPHY’S HOLLOW JUST BEFORE 11AM TUESDAY FOR AN ARMED MAN ALLEGEDLY THREATENING ANOTHER MAN. BUT AFTER SEVERAL HOURS, POLICE CALLED OFF THE SEARCH WHEN THEY LEARNED THAT THE NATURE OF…MORE

A YORK MAN FACES AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AND RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT OF CHILDREN

A YORK MAN FACES AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AND RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT OF CHILDREN FOLLOWING A DOMESTIC INCIDENT WHERE HE ALLEGEDLY THREATENED TO KILL HIS WIFE AND THEIR TWO YOUNG KIDS. POLICE ARRESTED 28-YEAR OLD ANDREW SENFT AFTER THEY RESPONDED TO A 9-1-1 HANG UP CALL TO A HOME ALONG THE 300-BLOCK OF GREENDALE ROAD LAST SATURDAY. OFFICERS…MORE

PA’s Top Court Rules On Redacted Names In Church Sex Abuse Report

The names of 11-Roman Catholic clergy cited in Pa’s grand jury report on sexual abuse of children can’t be made public. That’s the ruling from the state Supreme Court on Monday. The justices say releasing the names would violate the men’s state constitutional right to protect their reputation. The 11-people had their names redacted from…MORE

‘Give Local York’ Set For 2019

Cumulus Radio and WSBA is proud to be the radio sponsor to the second annual ‘Give Local York set for May-3rd, 2019. After breaking through their first fundraising goal last spring, officials set the new goal of $3-million dollars to benefit dozens of non-profit organizations throughout York County. It especially helps smaller non-profits that might…MORE

Homeless Woman Charged With Bomb Threats To York Co. Walmart

A homeless woman has been arrested for making a bomb threat to a York County Walmart store last month. West Manchester Township Police have charged Jodi Markle of no fixed address with one count of terroristic threats. Officers say Markle allegedly called York County 9-1-1 on November-21st and claimed there was a pipe bomb in…MORE

Iowa Woman Extradited To Lancaster To Face Multiple Animal Cruelty Charges

An Iowa woman has been extradited to Lancaster County to face charges that she debarked 4-dogs earlier this year. Officials say 55-year old Denise Felling was arrested last month after the Pennsylvania SPCA filed 8-felony animal cruelty offenses against her. Felling allegedly performed the debarking using an illegal procedure by shoving a rod-like object into…MORE

Peach Bottom Nuke Plant To Test Sirens Wednesdays

Exelon Generation will conduct a semi-annual siren test tomorrow in the counties surrounding the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station. The sounding will start at 1pm Wednesday and last about 3-minutes.MORE

Disaster Relief Loans Available For Local Farmers

Governor Tom Wolf notified farmland owners in Columbia, Lebanon, and York Counties Monday that they are eligible to receive disaster relief funding from the United States Department of Agriculture. Many adjacent counties like Lancaster, Adams and Berks are also eligible. The funding will help with losses caused by disasters that occurred during the 2018 crop…MORE

Fire Damages Vacant Home In Lancaster Co.

A vacant home with no electricity undergoing renovation was heavily-damaged by fire in Lancaster County Monday. Lancasteronline.com reports that some $30,000 in damage was caused by flames to a home along the 1000-block of Forest Hill Road in Clay Township. A State Police Fire Marshal is investigating the cause. There were no injuries.MORE

PA Honors Former President G.H.W. Bush

Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flag on the Capitol Complex, and all public buildings and grounds throughout the state to fly at half-staff to honor President George H.W. Bush. Wolf says President Bush protected and brought honor to America. The Commonwealth flag will be lowered for 30-days, until January 1.MORE

Third Student Dies This Fall At Lancaster Co. High School

Counseling will be available for students and staff at Warwick High School in Lancaster County this week after the death of another student. Lancasteronline.com reports that a county official told them the student attempted to take her life during a rehearsal at the school on Saturday. The Coroner’s Office says she later died while being…MORE

Six Residents Displaced In Lancaster Co. Apartment Fire

Three people were taken to a hospital as a precaution following a 2-alarm fire in Lancaster County. Officials say units were called to Hillrise Apartments along the 300-block of Howard Avenue just after 2:30a Sunday. Officials say the flames started in an attic but the cause is still under investigation. Two families were displaced. The…MORE

Two Dead In York Co. Traffic Accident

A vehicle ran off the road and hit a tree in York County killing two men who were riding in the back seat. The Coroner’s Office says 25-year old Ryan Klaiber and 26-year old Joseph Stevens died in the crash along the 700-block of Old Trail Road in Newberry Township early Saturday morning. Both of…MORE

Suspect Arrested In Lancaster Co. Car Wash Fire

The suspect in Friday afternoon’s fire at a Columbia car wash has been charged with felony arson and criminal mischief. Police say 3-year old Salvatore Batto III was arrested a short time after flames were spotted at the Kleen-Rite Car Wash along the 500-block of South 16th Street. Officers say a witness with a fire…MORE

Lancaster D-A Rules On Deadly Police Shooting

A deadly police shooting during a domestic incident last summer has been ruled justified. The District Attorney’s Office says police were called at around 10pm on Sunday night September-16th when children were heard screaming that their father was going to kill their mother in a home along the 500-block of Pershing Avenue. Officers arrived to…MORE

Arrest Made In Lancaster City Hall Arson

A Lancaster City man has been charged with arson for last month’s fire that damaged the historic front doors at City Hall. Police say 29-year old Dwain London Jr. was arrested on multiple offenses including terrorism and institutional vandalism. Officers are still investigating and they released a surveillance video in hopes that residents could identify…MORE

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