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Police conducting death investigation after body found along gravel road in Franklin County
According to Pennsylvania State Police, a 20-year-old Hagerstown man's body was found Saturday around 5:45 p.m. on a farm access road near Miller and Social Island Road.As the Franklin County Coroner's Office is assisting with the investigation, they are hoping to find and release more details.
Greencastle considers tax hike to fund stormwater mandate
GREENCASTLE, Pa. — A federal mandate to control stormwater runoff has Greencastle officials proposing a property-tax increase for 2019.The Administration and Finance Committee of the town's borough council will recommend a budget that includes a 4.25-mill hike in the real-estate tax rate that will g
Several injuries reported following crash involving school bus in Germantown
GERMANTOWN, Md. - Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews say several injuries were reported following a crash involving a school bus and a truck in Germantown Monday morning. The crash was reported around 8:48 a.m. near Gunners Branch Road and Frederick Road. At least five injuries have been report
Here are the top 4 things to do at Chambersburg's AppleFest
Thousands of people are expected to come to the area for the fun activities, ranging from shopping for unique gifts to trying a baked apple treat. The event, hosted by theDowntown Business Council of Chambersburg, usually draws around 8,000 attendees, according to the organization's event coordinato
Maryland man found dead in Franklin County
GUILFORD TOWNSHIP, Franklin County - Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg is investigating the death of man in Franklin County. According to police the body of Wesley D. Burnett Jr., 20, was found along a gravel road near Social Island Road, Saturday evening. Police say Burnett was from Hagerst
Chambersburg police warn of phone scam
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Chambersburg police are warning of a telephone scam in which the caller claims to be a representative of Shell Oil Co. advising the person who takes the call that he or she won a substantial amount of money."In an attempt to legitimize the scam, the caller tells the individual to
Single-vehicle crash leaves 1 dead and 3 injured in Cumberland County
HAMPDEN TOWNSHIP, Cumberland County - Three people are in the hospital and one person is dead after a single vehicle crash in Cumberland County. Hampden Township Police say the crash happened along the 300 block of South Sporting Hill Road around 3:30 a.m., on Sunday. They say a gray Volkswagen, dri
Man wanted after ramming occupied vehicle with his own vehicle in Chambersburg
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa.- A man is wanted after purposely ramming his vehicle into another vehicle occupied with three people in Chambersburg. Jayluen DeAndre Childs, 23, is wanted for three counts each of aggravated assault, simple assault, and recklessly endangering another person. Childs allegedly ra
Mifflin County rolls past Greencastle
GREENCASTLE, Pa. (WHTM) - Mifflin County pushed its win streak to five games on Friday night, toppling Greencastle-Anterim 33-14.
Hagerstown man's body found near Chambersburg, Pa.
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the death of a Hagerstown man whose body was found on Saturday afternoon southwest of Chambersburg.Wesley D. Burnett Jr., 20, was found deceased, lying along a farm's gravel access road off Social Island Road in Guilford Township, a
Number of drug deaths in Franklin County leads coroner to ask for bigger budget
Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey Conner has asked county commissioners to increase his budget. He wants to move an on-call employee to part-time in 2019 because of drug-related deaths. Cumberland, Dauphin and York coroners made similar upgrades last year, he said.
State Police investigating the death of a MD man in Franklin County
State Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on a gravel farm access road.Investigators said Wesley Burnett Jr.'s body was found on a road off Social Island Road in Guilford Township around 5:45 p.m. Saturday.Burnett is 20-years-old and from Hagerstown, Maryland.A State Pol
Woman to go on trial in 'Cinderella' -like child abuse case
Katherine Anne Graham, 33, is charged with felony endangering the welfare of a child and misdemeanor simple assault, according toonline court documents.
Greencastle school district seeks answers to crowding
GREENCASTLE, Pa. — With its four schools at capacity both with students and space utilization, the Greencastle-Antrim (Pa.) School Board is looking for ways to remediate and plan for the future.“We are full and whether we add one student or lose one, we're not educating the kids that we have very we
Former residents killed in murder-suicide in Maryland
SHARPSBURG, Md. — Two former area residents were pronounced dead Wednesday in an apparent murder/suicide in Washington County, Maryland.According to a news release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, police responded to a call on Wednesday at 5:13 p.m. at 2727 Harpers Ferry Rd., Sharpsburg,
Franklin County municipalities deal with stormwater requirements and cost
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. — The Chesapeake Bay may seem like it's far from Franklin County, however helping to clean up the body of water and the expense that goes with it is actually right on the doorstep of a number of municipalities here.Eight municipalities have been deemed “urbanized” areas and are
Fire damages barn in Quincy Township
Quincy Township, Pa. — Firefighters responded to a barn fire Saturday morning in Quincy Township.The call came in at 10:13 a.m. for a barn fire at 6842 Buttermilk Road, Andrew Repp, supervisor of the communications center in Franklin County, said. Firefighters had the fire under control by 11:21 a.m
22-year-old man says mom packed his bags after gun was found by TSA at Baltimore airport
Travelers who bring guns to airport security checkpoints can face TSA fines up to $13,000 in addition to criminal charges, the newspaper reports.
Police called to investigate social media threats against Tuscarora School District
MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police have been called in to investigate social media threats made against the Tuscarora School District. A lockdown is in effect at all schools, according to a message placed on the district website Friday morning.“We are aware that a social media account belo
Update: Several ducks die in Franklin County barn fire
QUINCY TOWNSHIP, Franklin County - Mont Alto Fire Department Lt. Dan Shearer say the fire broke out in the duck barn. Lt. Shearer believes 1000 ducks were in the barn at the time. He says a majority of the ducks were killed in the fire. Mont Alto Fire Department is investigating the incident. Fire c