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Crews Battle Columbia Fire

The weekend began with a 2-alarm fire in Columbia Boro. The call came in just after 11pm Friday for a dramatic fire at an abandoned house on the 100-block of South Fifth Street. About a dozen fire companies battled the flames for nearly 5-hours. One firefighter was injured when his leg went thru a floor.…MORE

York Co. Shooting Suspect Captured

The U-S Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force captured a suspect wanted for a York County nightclub shooting that left the victim with multiple injuries. Springettsbury Township Police say 34 year-old Jorge Soba-Torres of York City has been charged with Criminal Attempted Homicide and Aggravated Assault for a shooting at Banana Max about a month ago. The…MORE

York State Fair Parking Permits Now Available

The York State Fair kicks off later this month so if you live near the fairgrounds, you can now pick up your residential parking permits. The fair will run from July 22nd thru the 31st. Three permits are available for each household. They are available at the York City Treasurer’s Office in City Hall, and…MORE

York College Changes

The York College of Pennsylvania board of trustees will be looking for a new president. Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith has announced her plans to retire next June after nine years at the helm of the college.MORE

Penn State Landmarks Damaged, Woman Charged

A New Jersey woman has been charged with vandalizing multiple Penn State landmarks in State College including the iconic lion statue. University police say 23-year-old Julia Cipparulo of Hillsborough has been charged with felony counts of institutional vandalism, criminal mischief, and other offenses after surveillance cameras caught her allegedly in the act over the last…MORE

Fatal Crash Victim In York Co. Identified

The woman who died in a 3-vehicle traffic accident in Hanover last weekend has been identified. The York Daily Record reports that according to police, Paulette Dubbs, of McSherrystown, experienced a fatal medical emergency while driving and lost control of her vehicle. The Coroner’s Office says Dubbs was driving an SUV just before noon Saturday…MORE

Sheetz Drops Gas Price Thru Holiday

While Triple A reports drivers will be paying the highest prices ever for gasoline over the Fourth of July holiday, one convenience store has decided to reduce at least a little of the pain at the pump. Sheetz has lowered its price for unleaded 88 gasoline to $3.99 a gallon. E85 will be set at…MORE

Lancaster Co. Worker Charged With Stealing

A Lancaster County man is accused of stealing 13-thousand dollars from his employer. Lititz Boro Police say 35-year old Zachary Nesbitt was charged with felony theft by unlawful taking. The alleged theft occurred between March 9th thru the 26th from his employer located on North Water Street in Lititz.MORE

PA Deer Hunters Wanted

Just over 30-thousand permits for harvesting extra deer in Pennsylvania will be sold this year. The Deer Management Assistance Program will operate in 26-state parks to help manage deer populations and reduce damage to forests and crops. For more information visit HuntFishPA.govMORE

Two Students At CV High Dead

Two students at Conestoga Valley High School have died, according to a letter from the district Superintendent. The message was sent to families on Sunday but it did not mention the names of the students or the circumstances. The school district will have grief counselors available at the Conestoga Valley High School today from 8…MORE

Crash Takes One Life In Lancaster Co.

A driver died in Lancaster County late Saturday after he slammed into a tractor-trailer that was stopped on the shoulder of the highway. Ephrata Police say it happened along the southbound lanes of Route 222 at mile marker 42. Officers say the car may have been traveling at highway speed and after the crash it…MORE

One Dead, One Injured In York City Shooting

A weekend shooting in York City kills one man and injures a teenager. The Coroner’s office reports shots were fired just before 11pm Saturday in the area of Cleveland Avenue, West Maple, and Lafayette Streets. A 38-year old man died of his wounds at the hospital. An autopsy is set for tomorrow. A 14-year old…MORE

York Co. Multi-Vehicle Crash Leaves One Woman Dead

A woman is dead following a multiple vehicle accident in York County. The Coroner’s Office says a woman driving an SUV crossed 4-lanes of traffic at Wilson Avenue and Eisenhower Drive in Hanover just before noon Saturday. The woman, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene. Her identity will be released after…MORE

Perry Actions Examined At Jan-6 Committee Hearing #5

York-area Congressman Scott Perry was mentioned several times in the Jan-6 Committee hearing on Thursday. After the November-2020 election, Perry was one of several Republican lawmakers who met with former President Trump to talk about overturning the result. Justice Department officials testified that Perry called them at the behest of Trump raising various claims about…MORE

Judge Resolves York City’s OathGate

York City’s Mayor is still in office after a judge this week denied a motion to remove Michael Helfrich over the timing of his taking the oath of office. The York Daily Record reports that a lawsuit from 18-voters alleged that under the Third Class City Code, Helfrich was required to take the oath of…MORE

Fireworks Warning Ahead Of July 4th

With the July 4th holiday coming soon, state fire officials are urging Pennsylvanians to take protective measures if they plan to use fireworks due to the threat of fire and injury. Last year, improperly discarded fireworks ignited a fire in West York that killed a boy and injured 3-people. For safe handling tips google: Pa…MORE

Adams Co. Crash Leaves 3-Dead, 3-Injured

Three people are dead and 3-others are injured after an SUV ran off the road and slammed into a tree in Adams County. State Police say the single-vehicle accident happened just after 12-noon Wednesday along the 1800-block of Pine Run Road in Hamilton Township, near East Berlin. The driver of the vehicle, 37-year-old Christopher Heflin…MORE

Lancaster City Man Charged With Rape Of Mentally Disabled Girl

A life skills worker in Lancaster County is accused of raping a mentally disabled girl at a residential facility. Officials say 66-year old David Vazquez allegedly raped the girl overnight between June 15th and 16th and then threatened to kill her if she told anyone. The location of the facility has not yet been released.…MORE

Bears Seen Roaming York Co.

There have been a number of bear sightings recently in York County. York Regional Police say bears have been reported roaming around East Manchester and Windsor Townships. Residents are urged to remove items that attract bears like bird feeders, pet food bowls, garbage cans, and even outdoor grills.MORE

Bill On Moving PA Primary Advances

Pennsylvania may become a bigger player in the nation’s choice for president. The full House will consider the bill that would move the state’s presidential primaries from the 4th Tuesday in April to the 3rd Tuesday in March. The bill has already passed the State Senate last December.MORE

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