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Police investigating burglary of AT&T store in Chambersburg

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa.– Police are investigating a burglary of an AT&T store. On February 20 around 3:10 a.m., police were dispatched to the AT&T store in the 900 block of Norland Avenue in Chambersburg for a burglar alarm.


Counterfeit currency found in Chambersburg

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A counterfeit $100 bill was passed sometime between Thursday and Saturday in Chambersburg, borough police said in a news release. The bill was used at the American Legion post on Philadelphia Avenue, police said.


Up to 10 inches of snow fell in some parts of Pa.: NWS

Up to 10 inches of snow has fallen in some Pennsylvania communities, according to early snow accumulation totals shared by the National Weather Service. Weather experts announced that Wednesday’s highest snowfall totals were recorded in Franklin County, where 10 inches of accumulation was recorded a


LIST: Borough, township snow emergencies

Snow emergencies have been declared in the following boroughs and townships:. In effect from 10 a.m. Wednesday until 5 p.m. Wednesday. Residents are directed not to drive in the borough except for essential travel.


Officials report many disabled vehicles, no major crashes in Franklin County

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Franklin County was hard hit by Wednesday's winter storm, with some areas reporting up to 10 inches of snow. Many Interstate 81 exits were closed due to stuck tractor-trailers and cars. Police and emergency management officials said they had many disabled vehicles but no m


Police: Counterfeit $100 bill used at American Legion in Chambersburg

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. — Police seek the public’s help regarding a counterfeit $100 bill that was used at the American Legion in Chambersburg. Police say the bill was used between Thursday, February 14 and Saturday, February 16 at the Burt J. Asper American Legion located on Philadelphia Avenue.


Snow transitioning to sleet, freezing rain and eventually rain by late tonight!

COLD AIR HOLDING ON: Snow began falling early this morning and has blanketed the area white. Heavy snowfall rates of 1-2″ per hour were observed through the mid-morning hours along with thundersnow in Franklin County! Colder air has been holding on, not allowing the warm air aloft to cause too much


Westminster man sentenced for rape of York College student in Pennsylvania

A Westminster man on Wednesday was sentenced to serve 17 to 34 years in a Pennsylvania state prison for a forcible rape while he was a student at York College. Ethan Rippey, 23, was sentenced by York County Court Judge Craig Trebilcock to serve 7.5 to 15 years on one count of rape and 9.5 to 19 year


Pennsylvania man accused of sending inappropriate messages to NC teen

UNION COUNTY, N.C. - A Rochester, Pennsylvania man is in jail awaiting extradition to North Carolina following an investigation conducted by the Union County Sheriff’s Office.


Last remaining Ryan’s Buffet Restaurant in Pennsylvania closes

Ryan’s Buffet Restaurant in Hanover has closed. Assets from the restaurant at 342 Eisenhower Drive in York County are part of a liquidation auction, according to the website Auction Nation. Bidding in the auction ends Feb. 21 and includes assets such as kitchen equipment, tables, booths, high chairs


Commercial flight hits record 801 mph over Pennsylvania

A record breaking jet stream above New York City Monday night provided a turbo boost to a commercial flight to hit record speeds. With help of a rapid tailwind of a blazing 231 mph, Virgin Atlantic Flight 8, traveling from Los Angeles to London hit 801 mph! That could be a record a high speed for a


Slippery Conditions in Central Pennsylvania

PENN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Driving conditions were dangerous in some parts of central Pennsylvania on Wednesday. A van carrying students home from school swerved and hit a tree along Beaver Lake Road just outside Hughesville.


Five Pennsylvania locations top nation’s worst bottlenecks

Five Pennsylvania locations made the American Transportation Research Institute’s (ATRI) top 100 most congested bottlenecks for trucks in the United States. The locations are I-76 at I-676 in Philadelphia, I-81 at I-83 in Harrisburg, I-476 at I-95 in Philadelphia, I-76 at I-476 in Philadelphia and R


Elbridge mom and son continue to recover from ‘flying wheel’ accident in Pennsylvania

An Elbridge mother and son hurt in a freak accident driving in Pennsylvania continue to recover in the hospital. Michael Griswold, 36, his wife Heather and their three children were driving from Elbridge to Pennsylvania to see friends last Friday when a tire and partial axle flew through their winds


Police: Woman admitted to fracturing infant's skull and ribs

FRANKLIN COUNTY -- A Chambersburg woman is facing charges after police say she admitted to injuring a 6-week-old baby. Raya Rine, 19, is charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child.


VIDEO: Listen to the thundersnow! Loud winter thunderclap startles puppy in Hagerstown

Have you ever heard the sound of thundersnow? This pup sure did! Jean Burkett took this video of her dog Sauvi as thundersnow rolled through Hagerstown, Maryland Wednesday. The rumble startled Sauvi who jumped and darted away.


Driver wanted in a hit-and-run that totaled two cars arrested, charged

Shippensburg, Cumberland County -- The driver wanted in a hit-and-run crash in Shippensburg has been arrested. According to Shippensburg Police, the striking vehicle, a black Range Rover, was found in the owner's driveway on Hollar Avenue Monday.


Winter storm leaves its mark locally

WAYNESBORO — Wednesday's winter storm dumped snow on Franklin County for much of the morning and into the early afternoon hours. According to the National Weather Service in State College, snow totals across the county ranged from 10 inches in Upper Strausburg to 7.8 inches in Greencastle and 7 inch


United Way hosts food drive supported by NestFresh

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — United Way of Franklin County, Pa., kicked off its food drive Feb. 11 and with the help of local companies, such as NestFresh, to support area food pantries in a tangible way this winter.


Southern Poverty Law Center counts 36 active hate groups in Pennsylvania in 2018

The state of hate in Pennsylvania exploded onto the world stage last year with the October shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh that left 11 dead. The shooting is believed to be the single-worst anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.