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Crews battle early morning fire in York

York – Fire crews battled a fire at a row home in York, early Saturday morning. The fire broke out just before 2:00 a.m., at 49 East Cottage Place, according to York City Department of Fire.


Severely-dented canned food; food stored on floor, old-food debris: York County restaurant inspections

The following York County restaurants were found to have violated Pennsylvania's health and safety regulations during inspections between Jan. 27-Feb. 2. Inspections are overseen by the Department of Agriculture. The department notes that in many cases violations are corrected by the restaurant befo


Man claims he was unreasonably searched in lawsuit filed against City of York, unidentified officers

HARRISBURG -- A West Manchester Township man filed a lawsuit on February 4 against the City of York and unidentified officers for their alleged violation of his rights. Victor Ezeibe claims that officers allegedly pointed guns at him and was unreasonably searched at a Turkey Hill in York City on Dec


Central Pa. man jailed after police said he stabbed man, kidnapped woman

Police in Hanover in York County said they have charged a 25-year-old local man with offenses including attempted criminal homicide, aggravated assault, stalking and kidnapping.


The Foundry in York City is getting a face-lift

A former York City factory is getting a face-lift by developers looking to renovate the dated site into a mixed use facility. The former Pewtarex Foundry, 145 N. Hartley St., was purchased by Royal Square Development & Construction in 2017. RSDC plans to settle on purchasing the adjacent 475 W. Phil


PHOTOS: Palmyra at Spring Grove girls' basketball

Palmyra faces Spring Grove in the District 3 Class 5-A basketball quarterfinal, Friday, February 22, 2019. John A. Pavoncello photo.


Lawsuit: cellphone video shows portion of encounter with York Police

York — A civil rights lawsuit is filed against the City of York and unidentified police officers. Cellphone video taken by a witness video shows some of the encounter, showing police yelling commands to Victor Ezeibe in a traffic stop in December.


Two men arrested during police raid of York City home

YORK — Two men were arrested after York City Police, U.S. Marshals, members of the York County Drug Task Force, and the York County Quick Response team served a search warrant on a Walnut Street home Thursday night, according to York Police.


Police: Victim shot in back while lying on ground

A York City man is accused of shooting and robbing another man following an argument last month. On Thursday, Feb. 21, York City Police filed charges alleging Jamar Christopher Abney shot George Kinard twice after Abney claimed Kinard was having sex with his child's mother.


Pennsylvania's AG warns people of IRS scams during tax season

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's tax season and scam artists are making a return. Now, Pennsylvania's attorney general is out with a consumer alert. That's the warning from Attorney General Josh Shapiro. He says last year his office received more than 500 complaints about IRS scams and it's begi


York man found squatting in feces-filled room inside vacant building, police say

YORK — A homeless man from York has been charged with criminal trespassing after police discovered him squatting in a feces-filled room inside a vacant building during Wednesday’s winter storm, according to a criminal complaint affidavit.


Man denies flipping woman to her death in Pennsylvania river

A man accused of hurling a woman to her death in the Lackawanna River two years ago testified Friday that he was not responsible and accused police of lying about an alleged confession.


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


‘I was shaking and terrified’: Man speaks out after encounter with police

YORK COUNTY, Pa. -- Cell phone video captured what Victor Ezeibe describes as the scariest moment of his life. “I thought that was going to be my last day on earth,” said Ezeibe.


Tractor trailer overturns on I-83 North in York County

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — A tractor trailer overturned Thursday night on Interstate 83 North. Crews were dispatched to mile marker 4.5 just before 8 p.m. The Shrewsbury Volunteer Fire Department says one passenger car and the tractor trailer were involved in the crash.


DISTRICT 3 BASKETBALL, THURSDAY, FEB. 21: York High boys roll to District 3 5-A semifinals

The York High Bearcats rolled into the District 3 Class 5-A boys' basketball semifinals on Thursday night with an 80-57 triumph over York-Adams Division I rival Northeastern on the Bearcats' home floor.


Per-Person Fees Proposed for Pennsylvania State Police Protection

Municipalities that currently rely on state police for full-time coverage would need to pay the state a per-resident fee for those services -- as much as $166 for the largest communities -- under Gov. Tom Wolf's 2019 budget proposal.


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


Pennsylvania man allegedly attacks a sheriff's deputy in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — A Pennsylvania man is facing charges for allegedly attacking a sheriff's deputy on Friday night. According to Chautauqua County Police, deputies pulled over Steven Combs, 25, near the town of Mina shortly before midnight.


Hanover man charged after stabbing two people

HANOVER BOROUGH, York County – Hanover Borough Police Department arrested a 25-year-old Brandon Lee Moorefield of Hanover for home invasion and assault that sent two people to the hospital on Saturday.