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Man fatally shoots himself in Lancaster General Hospital restroom
A man shot himself to death in a visitor restroom at Lancaster General Hospital.Lancaster city police were called to the hospital at about 7 a.m. Oct. 15 for an apparent suicide, according to Lt. Bill Hickey.The unidentified man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Lancaster County Coroner Dr. St
Metro Diner closes along Rohrerstown Road in Lime Spring Square shopping center
Opened in early March, the 120-seat restaurant at 320 Rohrerstown Road was the first Lancaster County location for the Jacksonville, Florida-based restaurant chain which features was it calls “comfort food with flair.” Its last day was Sunday.
Ephrata rides balanced attack, blanks Pequea Valley to inch closer to .500 season
The building blocks have reached yet another high mark for the Ephrata Mountaineers.The Mounts overwhelmed host Pequea Valley 45-0 on Friday night in Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Three football action to reach four wins on the season. They would reach the .500 mark with a win next Friday against
Ronks man facing charges after striking, killing pedestrian while DUI
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.- A Ronks man is facing charges after he struck and killed a female pedestrian while driving under the influence. Craig Gomez Jr., 31, is facing vehicular homicide while DUI and other related counts of the incident. On September 15, Gomez hit an 82-year-old Ronks woman who was w
$100K Powerball ticket sold in Lancaster County; $50K ticket sold in Gettysburg
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (WHTM) - While no tickets matched all six numbers drawn in Saturday's Powerball drawing, tickets sold in Lancaster and Adams counties are worth a nice chunk of change.
I-78 near Hamburg closed in both directions due to truck fire
A portion of I-78 in Berks County is closed in both directions near Route 61 just outside Hamburg due to a truck fire. It happened around 5:45 a.m. Monday. The road is closed westbound from Lenhartsville exit 35 to Hamburg, and eastbound from Shartlesville exit 23 to Hamburg.
Driver under influence when he fatally struck pedestrian, police say
Craig S. Gomez Jr. LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) - A Lancaster County driver was under the influence of alcohol and marijuana when he struck and killed a woman in September, authorities said. Craig S. Gomez Jr., 31, of Ronks, was charged Friday with vehicular homicide while DUI and related counts. The distr
Laura the Cookie Lady bake shop coming to downtown Ephrata
Owner Laura Merkel previously had a cookie baking business on Long Island, New York, where she sold through a cupcake shop. Since she moved to Ephrata around six years ago, Merkel has been making cookies for special events or to be given away for donations.
Lancaster County archer is at full draw on a nice buck when a dream deer enters the picture
Kenny Yoder of Kirkwood feels blessed.I would say so, since he had his bow at full draw on a big-bodied nine-point buck and then one of the largest bucks ever to be taken in archery season in Pennsylvania sauntered into view.Yoder, the girls soccer coach at Solanco High School, swung his bow to the
VIDEO Crash closes I-78 at Hamburg
Outdoors calendar of events in Lancaster County, week beginning Oct. 20
SATURDAYApples from Cider to Butter and Snitz program in Lancaster County Central Park:drop in anytime between 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Mill Creek Campground Sites 2 & 3. For all ages. Assist Johnny Appleseed (aka naturalist Brandon Pentz) to make fresh apple cider with an official apple press. Drink t
VIDEO Bros Motorcycle Club makes annual toy run in Reading
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VIDEO Two Killed in Shoemakersville Crash
Worley & Obetz trustee eyes $9.3M in payments, loans to company execs & their relatives
In many ways, a company’s bankruptcy filing is an exercise in hindsight, a painful look at what went wrong.That process includes a detailed examination of where the company’s money went in the months or years before the filing.The motive for this review is more than intellectual curiosity. Sometimes
Man, woman killed in crash
SHOEMAKERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an eastern Pennsylvania man and woman died after their vehicle struck a car stopped at a light.The Reading Eaglereportsthat state police in Berks County say the crash occurred Friday afternoon on Route 61 in Shoemakersville.Police say the northbound vehicl
Family wants justice after loved one killed in Reading shooting
"We are crushed, it's something I can't even explain, nobody in our family was expecting this," said a family member.
VIDEO Reading Youth Athletic Group Raises Breast Cancer Awareness
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Official: 5 injured after tractor trailer, car crash on Route 61
TILDEN TWP., Pa. - In Berks County, Route 61 has been shut down following an accident that sent five people to area trauma centers.
1 woman dies in Berks County car crash
HAMBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - One woman was killed in a Friday afternoon car crash. State police in Hamburg say that a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, and a 2004 Ford were both traveling northbound on route 61 when the Chevy Cruze failed to slow down at a red light and crashed into the back of the Ford. 73-year-old
Outdoors calendar of events for Lancaster County, week beginning Oct. 27
SATURDAYCanada goose season opens in Resident Population Zone:includes most of Lancaster County. Through Nov. 24.Pennsylvania fall turkey season opens:in all WMUs, except 5B, 5C and 5D.Nature Exploration and Pumpkin Creation program at Lancaster County Central Park:2-3 p.m. in the Environmental Cent