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Violent drug trafficking ring busted, Berks County officials say

A violent drug trafficking ring was busted in Berks County, according to the district attorney. Fifteen people were arrested Wednesday as part of "Operation Shattered," including Jesus Feliciano-Trinidad, 29, the man accused of leading the organization. Police are still looking for five other people

WGAL - 2018-03-22 17:15:00

Former restaurant owners found not guilty of buying, selling illegal deer meat

The former owners of a Chinese restaurant in Lititz who were accused of illegally buying and selling deer meat were found not guilty this week in a Lancaster County court. Shi Eng, 56, and Chun Eng, 68, were found not guilty by Judge Edward Tobin after a hearing Tuesday in district court. They had b

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 19:08:50

Vehicle strikes side of snow plow in Lancaster County

LANCASTER COUNTY - A vehicle struck the side of an Ephrata Borough snow plow Thursday morning in Lancaster County. According to Ephrata Police, a sedan - traveling westbound on East Main Street (US 322) - drifted into the eastbound lane and impacted at the snow plow's fuel tank. The sedan then brief

FOX43.COM - 2018-03-23 03:02:32

One person killed in Pa. motel fire

At least one person was killed in an overnight fire at a motel in Morgantown, Berks County. WGAL reports the fire happened just after midnight at the USA Inn and Suites, just off the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The fire drew crews from Lancaster and Chester counties. It was not made immediately clear wha

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 11:38:32

Here's how much snow fell in parts of Lancaster County

You'd think measuring snow depth would be as easy as sticking a ruler in the ground, but it's more complicated. Buy Now You'd think measuring snow depth would be as easy as sticking a ruler in the ground, but it's more complicated.Dan Marschka/Staff photographer This snow will make its way into the

LANCASTERONLINE - 2018-03-22 12:15:00

UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed in hotel fire

Updated: 6:12 AM EDT Mar 22, 2018 The Berks County Coroner's Office has identified a man who was killed overnight in a fire near Morgantown. The victim is David Duckinfield, 55. He had been staying at the USA Inn and Suites since last week. Caenarvon Township Police and a State Police Fire Marshal

WGAL - 2018-03-22 10:12:00

Lancaster County police department charges Mother Nature with public drunkenness

MOUNT JOY, Lancaster County - Mount Joy police have filed public drunkenness charges...against Mother Nature. In a lighthearted Facebook post intended to lighten things up as most of Central Pennsylvania gets buried under a Nor'easter snowstorm one day after the start of Spring, the Lancaster County

FOX43.COM - 2018-03-21 13:56:26

Woman gets 10 years for her part in Lebanon 'heroin mill'

A 33-year-old Philadelphia woman has received 10 years in prison for conspiring to distribute heroin as part of a "heroin mill" operating out of a northside Lebanon garage, the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Thursday. Suheidy Soto-Concepcion, 33, wa

DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 16:35:09

'I want to know': Why Lebanon County districts don't always tell parents about threats

We asked school officials to explain how they decide what information to share with the public. Many parents of Elco Middle School students went to bed Feb. 28 not knowing that, earlier that day, a student threatened that he wanted to shoot everyone in the school. The boy was arrested and steps were

DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 20:10:39

Dead infant found in crawl space of home, parents charged

SINKING SPRING, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania couple is facing criminal charges after police found the body of an infant believed to be their 6-month-old daughter in a crawl space at their apartment. Police went to their apartment complex in Springfield Township late Monday on a tip from a relative who

WTOP - 2018-03-21 14:20:22

Parents arrested after dead baby found stuffed into trash bag

A central Pennsylvania couple have been arrested after police said they found their dead 6-month-old son stuffed inside a plastic trash bag. The bag containing the baby's corpse was hidden inside a Tupperware container filled with cat litter, Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams said Tuesday


Berks County snow totals: How much have you seen?

How much snow you get from our spring snowstorm depends on where you are. And once again, Huffs Church in eastern Berks County is leading the pack in terms of accumulation. As of 10:30 a.m, the elevated area of Hereford Township received 5.8 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-21 17:18:27

Storm drops inches of snow in Lancaster County

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) - A storm on the second day of spring brought several inches of snow to Lancaster County. Route 283 remained a snowy mess for most of the day. ABC27 News observed a couple of tractor-trailers that wrecked on the highway. PennDOT officials had more than 50 plow trucks on the roa

ABC27.COM - 2018-03-21 21:18:13

Perez appearance highlights 39th Ephrata Lions Club Show

The Ephrata Lions Club is sponsoring its 39th annual Sports Card Show and Auction on Saturday, March 24, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Ephrata Recreation Center. The Rec Center is located at 130 South Academy Drive, Ephrata, near the intersection of US 322 and PA 272. Overflow Parking is avail

EPHRATAREVIEW.COM - 2018-03-21 18:05:30

Snowfall totals from the 69 News viewing area

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WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-03-22 09:20:21

Snow to intensify, cause issues during the morning commute

Another round of snow is expected to create slick conditions for the morning commute throughout central Pennsylvania. Snow is expected to pick up in intensity Wednesday morning throughout the region, including in Harrisburg, York, and Lancaster. An additional 4-6 inches is expected in Harrisburg, wh

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 09:49:16

Snow, crashes make for slow commute today

It's a slow go this morning on most area roads, with speed limit restrictions in effect on major highways and multiple accidents around the region. Here are some of the current accidents reported: Multiple trucks crashed on the Pa. Turnpike between the Reading and Lebanon/Lancaster interchanges. Cra

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 11:27:53

2 charged with supplying fatal batch of fentanyl, heroin to Manheim man

Two people are charged with supplying heroin laced with fentanyl that led to a Manheim man's overdose death in December, according to the Lancaster County district attorney's office. Justina L. Heisey, 56, and Justin D. Zelek, 23, are charged with felonies of drug delivery resulting in death, crimin


Recent law gives Pennsylvania a cut of Powerball jackpot sold in Lancaster County

The wait for the winner continues. Someone purchased a winning Powerball ticket worth $456.7 million at the Speedway in Manheim, Lancaster County. It's unknown if they're Irish, but they'll get a pot of gold following the St. Patrick's Day drawing. "This is the largest jackpot ever awarded in Pennsy


Free movie screening at New Main

Shown is a scene from "The Anonymous People," a feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in longterm recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. You can see and discuss the film for free on April 21 at The New Main theater, Ephrata. The RASE Project, in conjunction

EPHRATAREVIEW.COM - 2018-03-21 11:43:03