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PA COVID-19 Update Friday

Forty-nine of the Pennsylvania’s 67-counties are now in the yellow phase, including York, Adams and Cumberland.  Details on what the change means locally can be found at PreparedYork.com. Counties that remain in the red phase are primarily in the southeastern and northeastern part of the state. Lancaster County commissioners voted last week to move to…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

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

Bogus Checks

A West Lampeter Township couple has been charged after writing nearly $40,000 in bogus checks to an Earl Township business earlier this year. George W. Stanley,  and Dorothy A. Miller, both 30 years of age, wrote the checks to purchase asphalt from Burkholder Quarry,  between April 12 and 27, according to arrest affidavits. Stanley and…MORE

Trump Wins PA and U-S President

Republican Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton in Pa. by just under 63,000-votes out of 5.6-million cast. TRUMP, DONALD J (REP) 48.76%     Votes: 2,851,050 Runningmate: MICHAEL R PENCE CLINTON, HILLARY (DEM) 47.68%     Votes: 2,788,242 Runningmate: TIM KAINE CASTLE, DARRELL L (CON) 0.35%     Votes: 20,487 Runningmate: SCOTT N BRADLEY STEIN, JILL (GRN) 0.82%     Votes: 48,121 Runningmate: AJAMU BARAKA JOHNSON, GARY…MORE

Late Night Shootings In York And Lancaster

Police in York and Lancaster Cities are investigating late night shootings.  Officials say the first incident happened just before 10PM in the 600-block of Front Street in York.   In Lancaster, a man was wounded while in the 800-block of 6th-street just before 11:30PM.  While both victims were being treated at local hospitals, we have no…MORE

UPDATE: York County Fire Early Thursday

Fire crews battled a blaze in a York County home overnight.  Officials say it was just after midnight when they responded  to a home in the 900-block of Whisler Road in Newberry Township.  No one was hurt.  They are still investigating the cause of the flames.  The captain says the house is pretty much destroyed.MORE

Police Believe Lancaster Co. Fire Arson/Suicide

An autopsy is set for Friday after a man is found dead in his burning Lancaster County home.  Officials say they were called just after 3AM Thursday to a blaze that destroyed a house in the 3000-block of Todd Lane in West Hempfield Township.  Inside a second floor bedroom they found a 46-year old John…MORE

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