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PA COVID-19 Update Monday

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., August 8, that there are 760 additional positive cases of COVID-19 reported to the department, bringing the statewide total to 118,852. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. The number of tests administered between August 1 and August 7…MORE

Suspect In Custody For Lancaster Co. Shooting Death

A Lancaster County man has been arrested for using a shotgun to kill another man. Police say the shooting happened just after midnight early Sunday morning on Cats Back Road in Ephrata. Officers say the suspect forced the unidentified 68-year-old victim to stop his vehicle and then he allegedly shot the man in the head.…MORE

PA COVID-19 Update Friday

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., August 6, that there are 807 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 116,521. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. Allegheny County is reporting an increase of 100 cases and Philadelphia is reporting an increase…MORE

Wolf’s No School Sports Comment ‘Recommendation Not Mandate’

After several regional high school sports leagues this week laid out their plans to delay the return to sports until next month, Governor Tom Wolf announced that his recommendation is, that public schools don’t do any sports until January-1. Wolf’s explanation is that “Anytime we get together for any reason, that’s a problem because it…MORE

Update: York City Hall IT Attacked, Suspect Arrested

York City Hall remains closed until further notice after a suspect broke into the building on Wednesday night and caused significant damage to the city’s infrastructure. Police say 24-year old Kevin Waller of Philadelphia has been arrested and charged with burglary, criminal trespass, and criminal mischief for the attack. Waller is accused of using a…MORE

Dozens To Be Laid Off As York Co. Manufacturer Restructures

Roughly 200-workers will be laid off as a York County employer shifts production during the pandemic. Officials with Dentsply Sirona announced that they will close their facility at 470 College Avenue early next year. They say about 270-employees will be relocated to other Dentsply Sirona facilities located in York and Lancaster counties. The dental and…MORE

Lancaster Co. Father Charged With Assaulting Cops

Aggravated assault on a police officer, strangulation and resisting arrest. Those are the charges filed against a Lancaster County man. Police say 36-year old Andrew Goslin of New Providence is accused of attacking officers are they investigated a call involving his two teens sons in a parking lot along the 300-block of West Fourth Street…MORE

PA COVID-19 Update Thursday

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., August 5, that there are 705 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 115,714. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. The number of tests administered within the last 7 days between July 29 and August 4 is 148,934…MORE

Suspect Attacks York City Hall IT

The person accused of breaking into York City Hall Wednesday night and damaging the city’s information technology infrastructure has been arrested. The attack which happened at around 9pm and resulting damage forced officials to shut down access to some services and land line phone numbers. They say some web services are available but other city…MORE

Suspect Arrested For Kidnapping Amish Woman Bound Over For Trial

The man charged with kidnapping a missing Amish teenager will stand trial in Lancaster County. The District Attorney’s Office say 34-year old Justo Smoker has also been charged with false imprisonment in the disappearance of 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos last June-21 as she walked home from a church service. At Wednesday’s preliminary hearing, an East Lampeter…MORE

Armed Suspect Robs Lancaster Co. McDonald’s

The hunt is underway for the armed suspect who robbed a Lancaster County business. Northern Regional Police say an employee of the McDonalds located in the 700-block of Lancaster Road in Penn Township was headed out to make a bank deposit just after 5pm Wednesday when they were confronted by a suspect holding a knife…MORE

PA COVID-19 Update Wednesday

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., August 4, that there are 854 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 115,009. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. Allegheny County is reporting an increase of 132 cases and Philadelphia County is reporting an increase of 131…MORE

NY Man Charged In Boating Death Of York Co. Attorney

A well-known York County Attorney was killed earlier this year in a boating accident in Florida and now a suspect has been arrested. The Miami Herald reports that 51-year old Mark Passero of Webster, NY has turned himself in after being charged with vessel homicide for the incident back on February-21 in Florida’s Lower Keys.…MORE

2018 Shooting Fugitive Gives Up In Lancaster City

The man wanted for attempted homicide and other charges following a shooting at a Lancaster City club 2.5-years ago has turned himself in. Police say 35-year old Freddys Dionicio-Gomez of Lancaster is being held in the County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bail. Officers say the suspect allegedly fired more than a dozen shots in…MORE

Rivera Leaving DOE For Job In Lancaster Co.

Pennsylvania’s secretary of education is leaving to take another job. The board of trustees at the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster have voted unanimously to appoint Pedro Rivera as the school’s next president starting on October-1. Rivera will succeed Dr. William Griscom, who retired in January after 23-years as president. Rivera has been…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

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