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Lancaster City Husband Charged In 2010 Arson Death Of His Wife

An arson back in December of 2010 left a Lancaster City mother dead and now her husband has been arrested for the crime. Police say 52-year old Carlos Montalvo-Rivera is charged with multiple offenses including criminal homicide, attempted homicide, and arson for setting the fire that killed 30-year old Olga Sanchez-Reyes. Officers say the couple’s…MORE

York Co. Woman Killed In 3-Vehicle Crash

The woman who died in Wednesday night’s 3-vehicle traffic accident in York County lived in Jackson Township. Police say the crash happened in the 200-block of Hanover Road (Route-116) in West Manchester Township at around 7pm. Several people were hurt and taken to York Hospital, but 64-year old Susan Anderson died of her injuries. We…MORE

York City Shooting Update

The man who was shot in York City Wednesday night was wounded in the arm. Police say 35-year-old Kairein Oliver of West York was attacked by several individuals near Belvidere and King Streets at around 10pm. Oliver was treated and released at York Hospital. No word yet on any suspects. Officers believe the victim was…MORE

Scam Hits York Co. Woman

A York County woman was scammed out of more than $100,000 by a suspect who used a Christian dating web site to gain her confidence and trust. Lower Windsor Township Police say the suspect eventually asked for funds and even gained access to the victim’s banking information. Officers caution residents not to send any funds…MORE

Two Arrested For York Co. Burglary

Surveillance video leads to two burglary arrests in York County. Southwestern Regional Police say two suspects broke into Eichelberger’s U Pull It salvage yard in North Codorus Township last month. Now officers have charged Trevor Jones and Sheridan McCarthy, both of no fixed address with burglary, criminal trespass, and criminal mischief.MORE

TMI’s Damaged Reactor Sold

Unit-2 at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station has been sold. EnergySolutions, Inc. has signed a contract with FirstEnergy Corp. to acquire all licenses and assets of unit-2 located near Middletown. The agreement also facilitates applications to the NRC for approval of the transfer, followed by decommissioning of the unit which was damaged during…MORE

York Co. Multi-Vehicle Crash Leaves 1-Dead

A York County traffic accident involving 3-vehicles has left one woman dead. The Coroner’s Office says the victim was taken to York Hospital just after the 7pm crash along the 200-block of Hanover Road, Route-116, in West Manchester Township. But she succumbed to her injuries. Other people were also hurt in the accident but officials…MORE

Shots Fired In York City, One Injured

Shortly after York City Police were alerted to gunshots being fired, a victim arrived for treatment at a local hospital. 9-1-1 dispatchers say the shots were fired at around 10pm near the intersection of West King Street and Belvidere Avenue. Officers have not added any other details.MORE

Lancaster Homicide Investigation Opens Into Death Of York Man

A York man dies nearly 2-weeks after an assault in Lancaster City. Police say 26-year old Khristopher Wade was seriously injured when he was punched and then fell and hit his head on October-3rd. Officers say it happened in the parking lot of the Village Night Club along the 200-block of North Christian Street. Wade…MORE

Armed Lancaster Co. Man Found Guilty In Road Rage Incident

The Lancaster County man who pointed a loaded handgun at another driver during a road rage incident has been convicted of multiple offenses including simple assault. The District Attorney’s Office says 30-year old Ronald Shirley of Manheim was sentenced to 6-months of house arrest and 2-years probation. Shirley admitted that he pointed the weapon towards…MORE

Report Details Cause Of York Fair Ride Accident That Injured 2-People

A loose tie rod on the Giant Gondola Wheel was to blame for the accident that injured two riders at last month’s York Fair. That from an investigation from the state Department of Agriculture’s Division of Amusement Rides. The report details actions ride operator Deggeller Attractions must complete before the wheel can re-open. The report…MORE

Former Lancaster Co. Cop Arrested After Alleged Contact With A Minor

The chief of the former Clay Township Police Department has been charged with unlawful contact with a minor among other related offenses. Northern Regional Police say 74-year old Dale Stahl was arrested after an alleged incident at his property with a 14-year old boy last month. Officers say Stahl had the boy perform a sexual…MORE

Refugees Are Welcome In PA

Pennsylvania has responded to President Trump’s order to provide public written consent to receive refugees. Governor Tom Wolf says the commonwealth will continue to accept refugees fleeing persecution and danger. Wolf noted the long history of refugees improving communities in the state.MORE

Victim In Fatal York Co. Traffic Accident Identified

The victim in Monday night’s fatal traffic accident in York County was from Camp Hill. The Coroner’s Office says 26-year old Adam Hoffman died just after 11pm when his vehicle went off Old Hanover Road near Iron Ridge Road in Heidelberg Township. Police say Hoffman was ejected after his vehicle drove into a cornfield and…MORE

Three Charged In Lancaster Co. Shooting Last Summer

A Lancaster County woman has been arrested after a 17-year-old teen accidentally shot himself in the face with a handgun while smoking marijuana in her home last summer. Manor Township Police say 55-year old Gay Erb has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child following the incident at a home in the 500-block…MORE

York Co. Traffic Accident Claims A Life

One person is dead after a late night traffic accident in York County. 9-1-1 dispatchers say the coroner was called to Old Hanover Road near Iron Ridge Road in Heidelberg Township just after 11pm. Police haven’t released any other details.MORE

Details Emerge From York Co. Shooting Death

A York County man is being held without bail after he is charged with shooting his girlfriend in the head, killing her. West Manheim Township Police say 30-year old Joshua Wertz was taken into custody shortly after officers arrived in the home along the first block of Sunset Drive early Sunday morning. The victim has…MORE

Rape Arrest In York Co.

The York County man who allegedly held a bleach-soaked rag over a woman’s face has been charged with multiple offenses including attempted rape, sexual assault, and strangulation. Police say 22-year old Abraham Perez of Red Lion held the woman down and tried to rape her just before 9pm last Friday in a home in the…MORE

Employee Arrested For Stealing Food, Fuel, Lottery Tickets

A Columbia man is arrested for allegedly stealing more than $4500 dollars in various items like food, fuel and lottery tickets while working at a Turkey Hill Store. West Hempfield Township Police say loss prevention associates determined that an employee, 20-year old Victor Camacho-Torres stole the items over a 3-day period.MORE

Suspect Arrested In York Co. Fatal Shooting

An arrest has been made in a fatal York County shooting. West Manheim Township Police say officers were called to a home along the first block of Sunset Drive just before 1am Sunday to find a 26-year old woman shot dead. The Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Nicole Cash of McSherrystown. Police say…MORE

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