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Search underway for missing boy in Carlisle

Carlisle police are looking for a local boy who has been missing since Friday afternoon. Freddy Cespedes was last seen at his home about 4 p.m. Friday, police said. Now, police are asking for the public’s help to find him.


Deadly crash closes I-83 South near Harrisburg Mall exit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - A deadly crash has closed I-83 South in Swatara Township near the Harrisburg Mall exit. The interstate is closed between the exit for Derry Street (exit 47) and the exit for Paxton Street (exit 45).


Police search for missing juvenile in Cumberland County

CARLISLE BOROUGH, Cumberland County – Carlisle Borough Police Department is searching for a missing juvenile. According to police, Freddy Cespedes has been missing since 4:00 p.m., Friday.


Raw chicken touching raw shrimp: Cumberland County restaurant inspections

The following Cumberland County restaurants were found to have violated Pennsylvania's health and safety regulations during inspections between Feb. 24-March 2. Inspections are overseen by the Department of Agriculture. The department notes that in many cases violations are corrected by the restaura


A question of coverage: A look at what State Police does in Cumberland County

For the third year in a row, Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing a fee on municipalities that rely strictly on Pennsylvania State Police for police coverage. Wolf included a sliding scale fee for the nearly 1,300 Pennsylvania municipalities that do not have a municipal police department in his 2019-20 budget


Woman charged with robbing Carlisle bank

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) - A York County woman has been arrested for a January bank robbery near Carlisle. Amy E. Patterson, 28, of Thomasville, is accused of robbing the Members 1st Federal Credit Union, at 321 York Road in South Middleton Township, on Jan. 2.


1 person killed in multiple-vehicle crash: State police

A multiple-vehicle crash in Franklin County resulted in one person’s death and several others sustaining injuries. State police have not yet identified the person who was killed in the crash.


Vehicle fire closes section of I-81

A vehicle fire has closed a section of Interstate 81 in Cumberland County. The fire happened in the southbound lanes between Exit 44 (PA 465 - PLAINFIELD) and Exit 37 (PA 233 - NEWVILLE), according to 511PA.


Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kane is disbarred

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is losing her law license, a few months after she began a jail sentence for perjury, obstruction and other counts.


Gas tanks removed in preparation for redesign of Carlisle intersection

Crews have been removing decades-old underground gas tanks from the property at the intersection of North Hanover Street and Carlisle Springs Road in Carlisle Borough. Mark Malarich, the borough’s director of public works, said two underground storage tanks were removed because they were within the


There’s a place to eat at revived County Seat

The County Seat Restaurant on the square in New Bloomfield, a staple of the area’s restaurant and business community for more than three decades, will reopen soon under new ownership.


Victims of Pennsylvania pediatrician share similar stories of abuse, lingering emotional impact

Brooke Rush said that for years, she struggled with whether the assault that took place during her visit with Dr. Johnnie "Jack" Barto was normal pediatric activity. She said a nurse, her father and two medical students watched and did not say anything to make her think otherwise.


Threats to bank lead to Cumberland County man’s arrest: Police

A Cumberland County man is in the county prison, charged with making gun-laced threats to a Carlisle bank. Borough police said Rodney Herr, 52, of Walnut Bottom, was arrested Wednesday after making several phone calls to the PNC Bank on Noble Boulevard. They said he “made mention of obtaining a fire


Pennsylvania jury clears white cop in fatal shooting of black teen; defense attorney's office struck by bullets

A former Pittsburgh-area white police officer on trial for fatally shooting a black teenager fleeing from a traffic stop was acquitted Friday of murder and manslaughter charges.


WATCH: Kids and families get an early trout fishing day in Pennsylvania

Loading up a hook with sweet corn was the secret to success Saturday for Liam Williams, 12, and 6-year-old Finnegan Williams at Monocacy Park in Bethlehem. The brothers spent the morning with their grandpa during Pennsylvania's first mentored youth trout fishing day of 2019.


Harrisburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Nearly a week has passed since Saint Patrick's Day, but folks were still celebrating the Irish at the Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Harrisburg Saturday. Thousands came out in a sea of green despite the windy weather. Irish dance groups, pipe and drum bands, and festive floats made


Restaurant Report: Rodent droppings 'too many to count'

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Department of Agriculture inspectors found mold, rodent droppings, and cigarettes butts on a kitchen floor during food safety inspections this week. U.S. Food Mart on Eisenhower Boulevard in Harrisburg was out of compliance with four violations. The inspector found rodent dr


Tour Through Time: Carlisle club celebrates 75 years of service

The Carlisle Y’s Men’s and Women’s Social Club recently celebrated 75 years of service to the community. The club began in late fall 1943 after a group of local men invited members of the Harrisburg chapter to Carlisle to brief them on the goals of the International Association of Y’s Men’s Clubs.


Harrisburg: 5 Local Foreclosures Up For Sale

HARRISBURG, PA — Are you hoping to buy a new house, but don't want to break the bank? Why not look at foreclosed properties in the area? You might just find a diamond in the rough!


Color Carlisle, DCA seek artists for utility box project

Live art is coming to Carlisle’s annual Summerfair celebration. Downtown Carlisle Association and Color Carlisle have partnered for the “Art While You Wait” project that will turn six traffic signal cabinets downtown into works of art based on the theme, LoveCarlisle, and depict the “things that mak