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Authorities investigate bomb threats in PA, including Penn State and eight locations in Lancaster County
LANCASTER — A slew of email-generated bomb threats are being investigated by authorities in Pennsylvania. At least eight bomb threats were made in Lancaster County Thursday afternoon, two reportedly in the city and six others in Manheim Township, Penn Township, Clay Township, West Donegal Township,
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
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.
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
Woman charged in deadly Lititz crash arraigned in Lancaster County Court
LITITZ, Lancaster County — Debra S. Slaymaker-Walker, the Lancaster County woman accused of causing the chain-reaction crash that killed two Warwick High School students last month, had her first court proceedings in Lancaster County Court on Tuesday after being charged in the crash earlier this mon
Pennsylvania man facing DUI charge following fatal Brandywine Hundred pedestrian crash
A Pennsylvania man was charged with driving under the influence following a fatal Brandywine Hundred-area crash early Friday morning, Delaware State Police announced later that same day.
Where to find 6 New Year's Eve drops throughout Lancaster County to ring in 2019
In New York City’s Times Square, hundreds of thousands of people gather to watch the ball drop and welcome the new year. In Lancaster County, you can watch a shoe drop, a jug drop and more.
Multiple bomb threats investigated in Lancaster County
LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) - A bomb threat emailed to a Lancaster business has closed a city street. Police said the 400 block of North Duke Street is closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic while officers investigate one of two threats reported in the city around 1 p.m. Thursday.
Architect C. Emlen Urban went for extra credit in his designs for schools and churches [photo gallery]
Architect C. Emlen Urban produced the majority of his work between 1910 and 1930, but he designed 13 schools in the brief 10-year period between 1927 and 1937. Eight of those 13 schools were designed within three years between 1927 and 1930 for public and parochial schools as well as colleges.
Flurry or sprinkle possible today; rain forecast through weekend in Lancaster County
Forecasts on Wednesday said flurries or a coating were possible early today in Lancaster County. But a fizzling upper-level system across central Pennsylvania led to a dry start, according to a tweet from Millersville University meteorologist Eric Horst.
Canned Corn Recalled in New York and Pennsylvania
Thousands of cases of canned corn are being recalled because it could cause people to develop a fatal illness. According to the Food and Drug Administration, Del Monte Foods has taken the action because the corn was under-processed.
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.
Police: 2 flee shoplifting, get busted for drugs
EPHRATA, Pa. (WHTM) - Two people face drug charges after fleeing a Walmart with $160 worth of unpaid merchandise, Ephrata police said. Store security tried to stop a woman Monday as she left the store in Ephrata Township without paying, but police said the woman got into a waiting rental van and the
Man had 600-plus child pornography files: police
After police said they found more than 600 child pornography files on a Lancaster County man’s computer, he was charged with multiple felonies. Timothy M. Wolf, 55, of Lancaster, was arraigned on the charges Tuesday before Magisterial District Judge David P. Miller, online court documents show.
PennDOT approves automated vehicle testing in Lancaster County
PennDOT has given the green light to test self-driving cars on Lancaster County roads. A research group from Carnegie Mellon University was recently approved to conduct highly automated vehicle testing in Pennsylvania, according to a letter sent from Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secreta
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
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.
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
L-L wrestling: Here's a look at the timeline for 2018-19 and previews of the sections
Lancaster-Lebanon League wrestling begins in earnest Wednesday night with a full slate of matches across the three sections. With Manheim Central making its annual run deep into the football postseason, the Barons have been without wrestlers who also play football.