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Coroner Called To York City Shooting

For the second time this week a person has been shot to death in York City. 9-1-1 dispatchers say police were called to the 600-block of Front Street at around 11:30p Thursday. No details yet on the victim, suspect or motive. Earlier this week on Tuesday, 5-year old Elias Dowlatram died after being shot in…MORE

Mini-Casino In York Co. Moves Forward

A proposed mini-casino in the York Galleria has received unanimous approval for a conditional use permit. Thursday night, Springettsbury Township supervisors gave their OK to allow Penn National Gaming to build on the lower level of the vacant Sears store. The facility could provide up to 200 full-time workers and collect as much as $1…MORE

Central PA Amber Alert Leads To Arrest

Most cell phones in south central Pennsylvania fired off Thursday night for an Amber Alert out of Franklin County. Shippensburg Borough Police were searching for a 7-year old girl who was reportedly abducted by her father. Officers found the child safe while the father, 25-year old Kelvin Monica-Reyes was arrested and taken into custody. The…MORE

Shopper Who Allegedly Urinated In Lancaster Co. Store Charged

A Lancaster Township man is charged with urinating into a sink and on merchandise last weekend at the Starbucks inside Target. Manheim Township Police have charged 31-year old Aaron Dalton with various summary offenses after he was spotted on surveillance video allegedly relieving himself in the store.MORE

Woman Arrested For ER Assault

The woman who punched a security officer several times in the emergency room at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Thursday morning has been charged with aggravated assault. Officials say the incident began when 36-year old Theresa Sever of Quarryville picked up a 4-year-old girl who was in the emergency room with her mother. The child…MORE

Adult Charged In Shooting Death Of York City Child

A vigil was held Wednesday night for the 5-year old York City boy who was shot dead on Tuesday. The Coroner’s Office says Elias Dowlatram died from a bullet wound to the head while under the care of 27-year old Adrian Moye. Police have charged Moye with two counts of endangering the welfare of a…MORE

Woman Found Shot Dead At York Co. Campground

An autopsy is set for Thursday on a woman who was found dead from a gunshot wound at a York County campground. The Coroner’s Office says the body of 29-year-old Victoria Hicks was discovered inside a camper at the Indian Rock Campground along the 400 block of Indian Rock Dam Road Tuesday night. Spring Garden…MORE

York Man Killed In Murder – Suicide

The shooting death of a York man Tuesday in Adams County is being called a murder-suicide. Eastern Adams Regional Police say it happened a day after an independent trucking contractor was fired from the Plainville Farms Distribution Center in Oxford Township. Officers say the transportation supervisor 58-year old John Frey was killed just moments after…MORE

York City Plans To Re-Create 100-Year Old Photograph

Officials say they will re-create a photo taken in York City 100-years ago. On September-1st 1919, various groups gathered for the picture. Now a century later, officials invite everyone to continental square this September-1st to create an accurate reproduction. Participants should arrive just past 12-noon to stage and prep for a photo that will be…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

Fatal Crash Victim Identified In Lancaster Co.

The man who died in a head-on traffic accident in Lancaster County on Tuesday evening has been identified. Officials say 28-year old Joshua Handel of Nottingham, Chester County died in the crash that happened along Route-896, Georgetown Road, in Bart Township. An investigation continues.MORE

Have You Seen This Missing Lancaster Co. Man?

A Columbia man has been missing since Tuesday and police are asking for help in finding him. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of 40-year old Christopher Horney is asked to call 717-684-7735.MORE

Deported Aliens Indicted In PA For Illegal Reentry

Sixteen previously deported aliens were indicted separately last month by a federal grand jury for illegal reentry into the United States. The U-S Attorney’s Office for the Middle District says these matters arose in multiple counties including Adams, Cumberland, Lebanon, and York.MORE

Hersheypark Breaks Ground On New Project

Groundbreaking for Hersheypark’s new 23-acre expansion Chocolatetown project was held Wednesday. The area, located between Chocolate World and the amusement park, will be home to the park’s 15th roller coaster, as well as shops, a restaurant and bar and the carousel. The $150 million expansion is set to open in 2020.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

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

State Flags At Half-Staff

State flags are flying at half-staff until sunset Friday.  Governor Tom wolf issued the order after the deaths of two former congressmen.  York county’s Bill Goodling represented the 19th-district for 26-years from 1975 until 2001.  He died on September-17th at the age of 89.  While Joseph Mcdade represented the 10th district in northeast Pa. from…MORE

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