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Police pursuit ends with suspects crashing vehicle in Harrisburg

HARRIBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Two Harrisburg residents were charged Friday after an early morning police pursuit that began in Swatara Township and ended in the City of Harrisburg. A Swatara Township officer attempted to stop a vehicle around 1:20 a.m. because it was traveling over 80 mph in the 50 mph zo

ABC27.COM - 2017-09-22 20:00:40

Harrisburg police seek attempted homicide suspect

(Harrisburg Bureau of Police) HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - A woman considered by police to be armed and dangerous is wanted for attempted homicide in Harrisburg. Police issued a warrant for the arrest of 23-year-old Ashley Marie Evans. She is wanted for firing a gun at a male victim in the area of 100

ABC27.COM - 2017-09-22 22:25:59

Mexico raises earthquake death toll to 293, relatives keep vigil amid search for survivors

Rescue personnel look through a photo album as they work in rescue operations in the rubble of a building felled by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in the Ciudad Jardin neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Thousands of professionals and volunteers are working frantically at dozens of w

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:06:51

Harrisburg man shot twice on the same block in less than seven hours

A 24-year-old man was shot twice, once in the leg and once in the groin, on the same Harrisburg block within seven hours on Thursday, according to police. Both times, he was treated at Holy Spirit Hospital. Both times, he failed to provide information about what happened to police. Police were initi

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-23 01:49:18

Victim injured in two separate Harrisburg shootings

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - The same person was injured in two separate shootings that were just hours apart in Harrisburg. According to police, the first shooting happened shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday around the first block of North Linden Street. A 24-year-old man was found sitting on the steps at

ABC27.COM - 2017-09-22 22:48:10

Harrisburg police begin testing body-worn cameras

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Harrisburg police says it has started testing body camera technology. At a press conference Friday, Capt. Deric Moody said cameras from four different companies will be tested by the department over the next 60 days. "There was a lot of leg work that went into the program it

ABC27.COM - 2017-09-22 22:53:49

Attorney General Sessions in Harrisburg to announce $20M grant to fight opioids; advises people to 'just say no' to drugs

Calling the opioid epidemic the "deadliest drug crisis in American history," U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in Harrisburg Friday to announce a federal grant worth nearly $20 million to help law enforcement and public health agencies fight opioid abuse. "This is an urgent problem and we are

LANCASTERONLINE - 2017-09-22 18:46:00

Trump's top cop visits Harrisburg, talks of understanding, help for Americans addicted to drugs

Jeff Sessions had hard words for heroin dealers as well as doctors and pharmacists who overprescribe painkillers or look the other way. But he had gentle, caring words for people who are addicted, saying America can't be great without helping them back to health and productivity. The U.S. attorney

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 15:55:22

Harrisburg University hosts Humanitarian Mapping event

Harrisburg University hosted a "Humanitarian Mapping" event Friday. Volunteers helped map regions of the world where publicly available maps don't exist or require updates. It's especially important after disasters like Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and the earthquake in Mexico City. Accurate maps are

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 22:28:38

Papenfuse talks Harrisburg as a "distressed community" under Act 47

Pennsylvania's credit downgrade is now a cause for concern for local governments - including Harrisburg which is considered a "distressed community" under Act 47. Mayor Eric Papenfuse says the city relies of a $5 million bill the state pays for the capital complex. It makes up 8% of the city's budge

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 19:02:45

Local news station details how they helped police end a 9-hour standoff at a Tenn. bank

Photo taken from inside First Community Bank by Douglas Roach and shared with FOX 17 News Nashville following hostage situation, standoff with police. COLUMBIA, Tenn. - It took almost nine hours, but a tense hostage situation turned standoff at the Community First Bank & Trust in Columbia, Tennesse

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 17:44:28

Pa. spends over $40k a year per inmate. Yes, that's a lot.

FILE PHOTO: A solitary corrections officer looks out from a tower at one corner of the state prison in Camp Hill. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (Undated) -- Few states spend as much per inmate as Pennsylvania, according to a 2017 report. But an author of the study and a spokesperson for the Pennsylvania

WITF.ORG - 2017-09-22 21:43:00

EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from where

In this Sept. 21, 2017, photo, a sign on a door of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. The EPA says it has recovered 517 containers of "unidentified, potentially hazardous material" from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey. Bu

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 19:02:50

Video: St. Louis police arrest 22 protesters demonstrating against officer's acquittal

Protesters demonstrating against a former St. Louis police officer's acquittal in the murder of a black man are arrested during a protest at the Galleria Mall. (CNN Newsource) ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police have arrested several people at an upscale St. Louis shopping mall who were protesting the recent ac

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 18:10:34

US flies bomber, fighter mission off North Korean coast

In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer, assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., prepares to take off from Andersen AFB, Guam, on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. The Pentagon says B-1B bombers from Guam and F-15 fig

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 15:29:32

Death toll reaches 305 in central Mexico quake

CORRECTS TO CLARIFY SITUATION WAS AN EVACUATION - Rescue workers and volunteers stand in the middle of the street after an earthquake alarm sounded and a small tremor was felt during rescue operations at the site of a collapsed building in Roma Norte, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. All re

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 13:50:46

Smithsonian's black history museum popular destination in DC

In its first year, the Smithsonian's new black museum has become the nation's top temple to blackness, an Afrocentric shrine on the National Mall where people of all races, colors and creed are flocking to experience - and leave behind for posterity - the highs and lows of African-American life in t

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 13:33:49

2 police officers shot: Suspect still barricaded in Connecticut home

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group)- Two police officer have been shot and the suspect is still barricaded with a home in New Haven, Connecticut. The New Haven Police told Sinclair, the incident occurred around 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The New Haven Police were alerted to the gunshots by a report fro

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 12:57:19

Holly Bobo Trial: Attorneys agree to life without parole +50 years for Zach Adams

Karen Bobo delivers a victim impact statement to the jury and speaks directly to her daughter's killer during sentence hearing for Zach Adams. PHOTO: WZTV FOX 17 News Nashville NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Zach Adams, found guilty in the kidnapping, rape, and murder of Holly Bobo, will serve life in jail plus

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 12:36:34

The Latest: New quake causes alarm in shaken Mexico

(Mexico City) -- Seismologists say Saturday's magnitude 6.1 earthquake in southern Mexico is believed to be an aftershock from a powerful Sept. 7 quake that measured 8.1 and killed at least 90 people. U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist Paul Caruso tells The Associated Press that a strong earthquake

WITF.ORG - 2017-09-23 18:14:00