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Hagerstown man charged in domestic assault absconds, ordered to be held without bond
A Hagerstown man charged in connection with assaulting a woman in October was ordered Friday to be held without bond at the Washington County Detention Center. Washington County District Court Judge Mark D. Thomas said during a hearing Friday that he had no other choice than to rule that Antonio Ram
HS Wrestling Highlights: Shippensburg cruises by Greencastle-Antrim; East Pennsboro downed
Shippensburg routed Greencastle-Antrim 61-12 Thursday night as Aiden Reed (182) picked up the only Greyhounds pin for the night. G-A forfeited multiple bouts in a quick match. Henry Hartpence-Campos got a pin at 220, as did Adam Jacob (120), Logan Kramer (138) and Malachi Harvey (145), but East Penn
Sarabi is Pet of the Week
Each week, the Humane Society of Washington County highlights an animal available for adoption. Sarabi is a beautiful girl and, as a female orange tabby, she’s quite unique. Sarabi is friendly and sweet. She loves a good head scratch when you open her kennel door, and she is always eager for attenti
Deputies investigate armed robbery at Windy Hill Restaurant
CLEAR SPRING, Md. - The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Windy Hill restaurant on Clear Spring Road. Deputies say that two white women entered the restaurant, showed a handgun, and took off with an undisclosed amount of crash. The women had th
Ross: Job openings outpace available workers in Franklin County
MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Franklin County, Pa., had 3,260 job openings in early December and only 2,800 people classified as unemployed, Franklin County Area Development Corp. President L. Michael Ross said Thursday.
Pa. girls' school gets approval, to open in 2019
GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Carissa Martin was working Wednesday at what is known as the Wishard mansion in the village of Kauffman in Franklin County, Pa. Less than 24 hours earlier, she gained approval from officials in Antrim Township, Pa., to establish a boarding school for at-risk girls there.
7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest
WASHINGTON — An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who began suffering seizures in immigration custody along the U.S.-Mexico border and spiked a high fever, officials said.
Thursday high school wrestling box scores: CD knocks off Mifflin County, Upper Dauphin tops Line Mountain
A look at Thursday night high school wrestling action from across the region:. 182: Timmy Smith (Central Dauphin Hs) over Hadyn Crum (Mifflin County Hs) (TF 16-0 0:00). 195: Nathaniel Mosey (Central Dauphin Hs) over Aaron Henry (Mifflin County Hs) (Fall 1:37). 220: Jackson Talbott (Central Dauphin H
Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay hush money to keep women quiet during 2016 election
WASHINGTON – Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, said Trump authorized hush money to two alleged mistresses because he was worried about how their stories would affect his chances for election in 2016.
Two plead guilty to child endangerment
Two people entered guilty pleas to child endangerment charges in separate cases in Adams County Court Thursday. Joseph Denis, 33, of Abbottstown, and Tina Hankey, 37, of Waynesboro, pleaded guilty through negotiated agreements with the Adams County District Attorney’s office.
Pennsylvania Woman in Critical Condition After Bear Attacked, Dragged Her While She Was Walking Dog
A Pennsylvania woman has been left in critical condition following a bear attack outside her Lycoming County home on Wednesday evening, officials say. Melinda LeBarron was attacked on her property at around 6:45 p.m., WNEP-TV reported. She was grabbed on the leg by a black bear and pulled nearly 90
Police Seek Masked Gunmen Who Chased, Killed 15-Year-Old Boy
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in the nation’s capital are seeking two suspects they say chased a 15-year-old boy into an apartment stairwell and then shot him to death. D.C. Metro police Chief Peter Newsham said detectives are reviewing surveillance video near the Washington, D.C.-Maryland border where t
Franklin County taxes to increase 1.5 mills for judicial center work
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioners raised property taxes 1.5 mills Tuesday morning to support debt associated with $67.8 million being spent to build a judicial center and overhaul administrative offices.
Arrest made in stabbing of woman near Rosslyn Metro station
ARLINGTON, Va. -- An arrest was made Wednesday afternoon after a woman was stabbed near Rossyln Metro station in Arlington, Va., police said. The suspect has been identified as 61-year-old Isiah Hill of Washington D.C. He is being held in D.C. pending extradition to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Pajama drive honors memory of Greencastle boy who passed away from cancer
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - An annual pajama drive honors the memory of a young Greencastle, Pennsylvania boy who died from cancer. Those who wish to help are asked to drop off new pajamas at various participating locations such as at the John Allison Public House in Greencastle. Preferred sizes are 2-T and
Multiple bomb threats have been reported in DC Thursday, as part of nationwide trend
WASHINGTON -- Multiple bomb threats have been reported in Washington, D.C., Thursday as part of a nationwide trend, the Metropolitan Police Department confirmed. The threats were made areas near notable locations, including the Library of Congress and Dupont Circle.
Pennsylvania set to expand digital gambling
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Residents in the Chambersburg, Greencastle and Mercersburg area may be able to gamble while filling their tanks at the gas station. State officials are set to install video game technology in Rutter's and travel stops across the state. Although this plan of action could be taking
15-year-old DC high school student shot, killed in Southeast
WASHINGTON -- A 15-year-old Anacostia High School student is dead after being shot multiple times Thursday afternoon in Southeast, D.C., police said. Police said the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. at the Langston Lane Apartments located in the 2900 block of Knox Place in Southeast.
Chambersburg man charged with indecent assault
CHAMBERSBURG - A Chambersburg man is in jail in lieu of $250,000 bail on accusations he sexually assaulted a girl between January 2015 and December 2016. Rudy Godinez-Garcia, 37, is charged with one count each of felony aggravated indecent assault, felony indecent assault of a person less than 13 ye
Two more traffic signals proposed for Norland Avenue area
CHAMBERSBURG – The area of Interstate 81 Exit 17 may be getting another traffic signal. Greene Township has applied for a state grant to install two signals on Kohler Road, one at Walker Road and another at North Parkwood Drive.