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Cafeteria, care units damaged by smoky fire at Gettysburg hospital

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - We're learning more about a fire at Gettysburg Hospital on Thursday. WellSpan officials did not make themselves available for an interview. They did tell us they think the fire was caused by facility work on an exterior wall.


State of emergency declared in Pennsylvania ahead of weekend storm

Gov. Tom Wolf has declared a state of emergency ahead of this weekend's winter storm. The state of emergency will allow for increased assistance with storm-related needs. To stay updated on the forecast of a potential winter storm, download the WPXI News App. You can also follow WPXI on Facebook and


Firefighters respond to blaze at Gettysburg Hospital: reports

Firefighters were called Thursday morning to a reported fire at Gettysburg Hospital, according to multiple news reports. According to Hanover’s Evening Sun more than 25 units were called to the hospital in Adams County, where smoke and fire were reported.


Driver killed in I-83 crash identified by police

The driver of a Volkswagen TDI killed in a Thursday morning crash on Interstate-83 in Cumberland County has been identified as 37-year-old Robert S. Frey of Felton. State police in Harrisburg released Frey’s identity in a Friday afternoon news release, which included additional details about the cra


Holocaust Remembrance Day event planned

Gettysburg Rising will hold a Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Gettysburg, 136 S. Stratton Street. The public is invited to remember the victims of the Holocaust, understand how genocides occur, and pledge to stand up to hate a


Murder suspect pleads not guilty, death penalty sought

Adams County prosecutors announced their intent to seek the death penalty Thursday against the South Carolina convicted rapist accused of raping and strangling an 87-year-old Gardners woman to death the day before Thanksgiving.


Group works to keep Gettysburg battlefield open despite shutdown, snow

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - The Gettysburg Foundation has worked to keep parts of Gettysburg National Military Park open during the government shutdown and will continue to do so after this weekend's snow.


Upper Adams news for Jan. 18

Hello, and welcome welcome back for the news of Upper Adams on a windy, blustery day. By the time you read this, the 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show will be over and we send congratulations to all the winners at this special show, making us proud. Due to bout with colds/flu, and other ailments, it was


Taneytown police chief, officer on administrative leave after FBI executed search warrant at department

The city of Taneytown has placed its chief of police, William Tyler, and another officer on administrative leave after federal law enforcement agents executed a sealed search warrant at the Taneytown Police Department on Tuesday.


Pennsylvania's oldest licensed tavern closes its doors Saturday night

BLUE BELL (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's oldest licensed restaurant and bar closes it's doors Saturday night. Luke Myers, bar manager at the Broad Axe Tavern, says the new owner of the restaurant had been running this historic business for a decade now.


Citizens challenge Comcast 'monopoly' at hearing

More than two dozen local citizens, including a majority of Gettysburg borough council members, braved Thursday evening’s wintry weather to learn that, despite some problems, Comcast is likely to remain residents’ only option for cable television service.


What's Happening for Jan. 18

—— Al-Anon Group meets Fridays from noon to 1 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church. Use High Street alley with parking in back. An informal bridge group meets at the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County on Mondays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The group is open to anyone who understands the basic game and wants to pra


Officials: No one was injured following fire at Gettysburg Hospital

GETTYSBURG — Update: No one was injured as a result of a fire-related incident at WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital Thursday morning. Crews were called to the hospital shortly after 11 a.m. and the scene was cleared at 2:35 p.m., WellSpan said in a statement.


Nassau Man Wanted For Fatal Hit-And-Run Arrested In Pennsylvania

Nassau County police say that the Baldwin man wanted for allegedly running over and killing a gas station manager earlier this week has been arrested in Pennsylvania. Police say that Joshua E. Roston, 33, turned himself in to authorities in Philadelphia late Thursday night. Police are currently work


Police seek man for theft at Hanover Walmart

HANOVER, Pa. (WHTM) - Police are asking for help to identify a shoplifting suspect. West Manheim Township police released surveillance photos of the man on Friday. They said he took electronic merchandise and concealed it in a stolen backpack at the south Hanover Walmart early Saturday.


Crowner 'Living the Dream'

In August 1963, over 250,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C., to protest this country’s racist policies of segregation. It was the day of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech.” Among the thousands gathered there that day was a young student named David Crowner. Dave ended up being


Former doctor sentenced to probation

A former doctor was sentenced Thursday in Adams County Court to serve two years of probation for administering controlled substances as a practitioner. Dr. Rita Boutot Harrison, 61, of Biglerville, was filled with emotion in front of Adams County Court of Common Pleas Judge Thomas Campbell. Her face


Driver who struck and killed gas station worker on Long Island arrested in Pennsylvania: police

SOUTH HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — The driver accused of fatally striking a gas station worker on Long Island turned himself into police in Pennsylvania on Friday, police said. On Jan. 14, the driver tried to leave without paying for $22 worth of gas at the Pit Stop gas station on Grand Avenue in South Hempste


Visitation and service listings for Jan. 18

Sarah C. Bollinger: Viewing, 10 a.m. until time of service, 11 a.m. today, Little’s Funeral Home, 34 Maple Ave., Littlestown, Pennsylvania. Grace S. B. Erb: Visitation, 10 a.m. until time of service, 11 a.m. Monday, St. Benjamin Lutheran Church, 700 Krider’s Cemetery Road, Westminster.


Police: Two arson fires shut Hanover-area Walmart; employees injured

West Manheim Township Police are investigating two separate fires that were set inside the South Hanover Walmart Tuesday night. The department said in a news release Wednesday, Jan. 16, that two fires were set inside the store at 1881 Baltimore Pike about 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, leading to the stor