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York man charged following alleged robbery in Hanover
YORK COUNTY — A York man faces charges following an alleged robbery. Christopher Scheller, 23, is accused of taking $112 from the victim at a residence in Hanover last month.
Columbia holds public meeting about riverfront park redevelopment project
COLUMBIA, Pa. (WHTM)--- - A Lancaster County community wants to redevelop its riverfront park. Leaders in Columbia held a public meeting about it Tuesday night. They want to create more water access, more lawn, pavilions and additional parking. Another unique idea, they want to build a 140 foot hamm
Police respond to at least 8 bomb threats in 7 Lancaster County municipalities
At least seven Lancaster County municipalities received emailed bomb threats Thursday afternoon. The Lancaster County district attorney's office said the threats were made to eight locations, most at businesses.
The Star Barn Village Christmas lights: Photos
The Christmas light drive-through at The Star Barn Village at Stone Gables Estate in Elizabethtown is being held from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings now through January 26.
GoFundMe set up to help family of boy who died walking to bus stop
A GoFundMe was set up Thursday in response to a “horrific” crash that killed a 5-year-old boy trying to walk to his bus stop in Columbia County. Silus Hunsinger was hit by a pickup truck while crossing Rohrsburg Road near Millville, officials told WNEP-TV. The boy was crossing the road in front of h
Teenager injured after walking into moving school bus in Columbia Borough
An 18-year-old homeless man in Columbia Borough suffered major facial trauma after walking into a moving school bus late Monday afternoon, according to emergency officials and Columbia Borough School District's superintendent.
Police: Car shot on Route 30 in Hellam Township
Someone shot a vehicle on Route 30 in Hellam Township Thursday morning, according to officials. Hellam Township Police said the victim's westbound vehicle had just traveled over the Route 30 bridge between Lancaster and York counties at about 10:50 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.
Rainy weekend could challenge yearly precipitation record in Lancaster County
A rainy weekend is ahead in Lancaster County. Soaking rain is likely starting this evening through Sunday, according to Millersville University meteorologist Eric Horst. "Today we end an 11 day dry spell that began on December 3rd," Horst said.
Police in Lancaster County seek suspected package thief
MANHEIM, Lancaster County — Manheim Borough Police have a warning for those who are waiting for packages to be delivered during this busy holiday season: Beware of the grinches who steal them.
Pennsylvania Woman in Critical Condition After Bear Attacked, Dragged Her While She Was Walking Dog
A Pennsylvania woman has been left in critical condition following a bear attack outside her Lycoming County home on Wednesday evening, officials say. Melinda LeBarron was attacked on her property at around 6:45 p.m., WNEP-TV reported. She was grabbed on the leg by a black bear and pulled nearly 90
Lancaster man allegedly broke into own home, found with drugs
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — A Lancaster man is behind bars on drug charges after police believe he tried to break into his own home, where officers found drugs and drug paraphernalia.
Judge sets driver's bail at $1 million in fatal crash in Lancaster County
LITITZ, Pa. — A judge has set bail for a woman accused of causing a crash in Pennsylvania that killed two high school students at $1 million. Prosecutors say the 63-year-old will not be remanded to prison, and she will instead be on house arrest with electronic monitoring pending her next court appe
17-Year-Old Fugitive From Pennsylvania Arrested In Garden City
An officer saw a car traveling south on Clinton Road at 75 MPH on Dec. 5. The office tried to pull the car over, but the driver refused to stop and continued to drive in an unsafe manner on multiple streets in Garden City and Hempstead, breaking many laws. The car finally came to a stop on Stowe Pla
York man arrested for indecent exposure, grabbing woman, police say
Shameik Vinson, 30, of the first block of South Hartley Street, York, faces one count each of indecent assault, open lewdness and indecent exposure. A masturbating man who was rejected by a woman after saying "psst" to her on a York street Dec. 2 then pursued her and allegedly grabbed her buttocks b
Lancaster man arrested for endangering three-month-old, cocaine possession
A 27-year-old Lancaster man was charged with endangering a three-month-old, among other charges, Manheim Township police say. During an early Sunday morning domestic dispute, Jose Orlando Colon grabbed the victim’s hair and pulled it out of the root, police say. He threw the victim, as well as struc
Outdoors calendar of events for Lancaster County, week beginning Dec. 15
Canada goose season opens in the Atlantic Population Zone: through Jan. 31. The zone covers most of Lancaster County. Kids’ Holiday Maker Craft Time program: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Environmental Center of Lancaster County Central Park. For all ages. Naturalist Kristyn Small will be on hand to help fo
UPMC Pinnacle to close Lancaster hospital
LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) - UPMC Pinnacle is closing its hospital in Lancaster and moving all inpatient services to its hospital in Lititz, the healthcare provider announced. UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster, a 200-bed hospital at 250 College Avenue, will close by March.
Flurries, light snow possible overnight, early Thursday in Lancaster County
Light snow could fall early Thursday in Lancaster County, making for slick roads during the morning commute. Millersville University meteorologist Eric Horst said in a tweet that a period of flurries or light spotty snow could fall late tonight into early Thursday.
Folk art show this weekend in Manheim
A Christmas folk art show will be held this weekend at the Manheim Historical Society’s Railroad Station, 210 S. Charlotte St. Doors are open Friday, Dec. 14 from 3 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
UPMC Pinnacle to close hospital in Lancaster by March 2019, transition services to Lititz location
HARRISBURG — UPMC Pinnacle announced Tuesday that its hospital in Lancaster will close early next year. In a news release, the Harrisburg-based company said that by March 2019, inpatient services will be centralized at UPMC Pinnacle Lititz, located at 1500 Highlands Drive in Warwick Township. The fu