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Baby found dead in cat litter, parents charged with criminal homicide

SINKING SPRING, Pa. (WVLT) --Parents of a 6-month-old girl found dead in a storage container filled with cat litter are now facing criminal homicide charges, CBS News reported.

WVLT.TV - 2018-06-17 09:23:00

Ephrata teen hit by vehicle

EPHRATA, Pa. (WHTM) - A 14-year old Ephrata teen was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car.Police say the teen ignored a do not walk pedestrian signal and ran across the road and into the path of a north bound vehicle.He was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

ABC27.COM - 2018-06-16 14:35:36

Deadly poison hemlock 'spreading rampantly' in central Pa.

Poison hemlock, a plant that gives you a rash if you touch it and can kill you if you swallow it, is spreading across central Pa.

EVENING SUN - 2018-06-17 18:06:00

Lancaster City Council working to increase, preserve affordable housing units

While most people in Lancaster rent, Councilman Ismail Smith-Wade-El says the majority are burdened by the cost of housing. So, the city is taking two approaches to try to give people high-quality homes at low prices.

ABC27.COM - 2018-06-17 22:22:42

58-year-old male stabbed in Lancaster city, hospitalized for non-life-threatening injuries

The incident, Lancaster city police Chief Jarrad Berkihiser said, occurred in the 200 block of Juniata Street. Police and medical units were dispatched to the scene shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday.

LANCASTERONLINE - 2018-06-16 23:25:00

14-year-old hit by a car in Ephrata

EPHRATA, Pa. —A 14-year-old boy is recovering after police say he darted across the road in Ephrata and was hit by a car.Ephrata police said it happened around 7:30 Friday night at South Reading Road and Old Mill Road.AdvertisementInvestigators say the 14-year-old ignored a don't walk sign and ran a

WGAL - 2018-06-16 14:41:00

Two roadside eating places set for area

MOUNT CARMEL — Two nationally-known roadside eating establishments, located in the same area and combined under a single project, are scheduled to be constructed in the near future along Route 61 in Mount Carmel Township.The Columbia County Industrial Development Authority, Bloomsburg, announced tod

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-06-17 09:00:00

Tiny threatened fish found in southern Lancaster County, may prompt more stream restorations

Everyone knows Lancaster County’s dirt- and fertilizer-laden streams have become ground zero for Pennsylvania’s lagging commitments to clean up the Chesapeake Bay.Now the discovery of 4-inch-long threatened fish in a southern Lancaster County stream may lead to more streams being restored.The Chesap

LANCASTERONLINE - 2018-06-17 11:00:00

Lancaster City Hall arson suspect has a neck tattoo spelling out his love for York

Having a neck tattoo sends a pretty clear message – that message, of course, being "I don't want to have a job."


Man tries to lure 14-year-old girl into his vehicle

A series of problems with the home, including an ongoing issue with mold, may be the source of serious respiratory issues for the Field family, who also allege poor workmanship done by contractors after a 2012 fire and 2014 flood, have added to the problems.Wochit

DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-16 16:36:00

Ephrata couple pleads guilty to distraction thefts at rural Lancaster County businesses

An Ephrata couple will serve time in state prison for thefts that targeted small, rural businesses, according to the Lancaster County district attorney's office.Chad E. Bright, 39, and Tonya L. Snyder, 37, pleaded guilty Friday in Lancaster County Court to counts of conspiracy, burglary and criminal


Wyomissing police seek help in catching three who allegedly stole $5,000 worth of eyeglass frames

WYOMISSING, Pa. - Wyomissing Borough police are looking for three people who allegedly stole $5,000 worth of eyeglass frames back in April, according to a police news release.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-16 12:57:08

Body of missing Lititiz woman recovered in State Game Lands in Lancaster County

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– Police have recovered the body of a missing person in State Game Lands.On June 14 around 6:00 p.m., police discovered the body of a missing 55-year-old Lititz woman in State Game Lands off of Route 322 in Penn Township.Final determinations will be made by the Lancaster County


Missing Lititz woman found dead

LITITZ, Pa. (WHTM) - Police recovered the body of a Lititz woman after she was reported missing Thursday.The 55-year-old woman was found in a state game lands parking lot area along Route 322 in Penn Township, Northern Lancaster County Regional police said.Her name was not immediately released.Polic


Lancaster police arrest man accused of groping several women in two-day span

Tyrique Stelley has been charged with one count of unlawful restraint, one count of stalking, one count of indecent assault by forcible compulsion, and four counts of indecent assault without consent. All the charges are misdemeanors, police say.


Parents of baby found dead in cat litter charged with criminal homicide

SINKING SPRING, Pa. --The parents of a 6-month-old girl found dead in a storage container filled with cat litter in a crawl space in their Pennsylvania home are now facing criminal homicide charges. Twenty-five-year-old Shaun Oxenreider and 27-year-old Samantha Trump had initially been charged in Be


Second man arrested in connection to Lancaster City Hall arson

Patrick Baker, 18, is facing terrorism, arson, vandalism and criminal conspiracy charges for the incident.


Salmonella outbreak prompts recall of Kellogg Cereal | KTSA

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) —TheKellogg Companyis voluntarily recalling some of its Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella infected 73 people in 31 states, including Texas. .


Jury convicts man in shooting of neighbor over dog waste

A Berks County jury convicted Fazel Rahim of aggravated assault for the shooting, which happened on the evening of September 9, 2016, in the 200 block of South Sixth Street.


Police seek help in identifying suspected accomplice in Lancaster City Hall arson

Earlier Tuesday, police charged Dwain London Jr. with terrorism, arson, reckless burning or exploding, institutional vandalism and conspiracy for allegedly setting the fire. They believe the man depicted in the surveillance footage below was with London at the Turkey Hill store on New Holland Avenue