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Crowds attend Harrisburg St. Patrick's Day Parade

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Hundreds of people turned out for Harrisburg's St. Patrick's Day Parade. It kicked off on Market Street Bridge Saturday. This year's parade featured irish singers and several high school marching bands from around the region.


Deadly crash closes I-83 South near Harrisburg Mall exit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - A deadly crash has closed I-83 South in Swatara Township near the Harrisburg Mall exit. The interstate is closed between the exit for Derry Street (exit 47) and the exit for Paxton Street (exit 45).


Harrisburg: 5 Local Foreclosures Up For Sale

HARRISBURG, PA — Are you hoping to buy a new house, but don't want to break the bank? Why not look at foreclosed properties in the area? You might just find a diamond in the rough!


40 years ago: Three Mile Island nuclear accident

It happens this coming Thursday ... the 40th anniversary of the worst nuclear power plant accident in U.S. history. A series of mishaps had created an emergency at one of the two reactors at the Three Mile Island plant near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – a partial meltdown, causing the release of a smal


State boards moving to make it easier for ex-cons to get licensed

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s state prisons have been training inmates to be barbers even though many ex-cons can’t get licensed to become barbers because of their criminal records, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said.


Two people injured after multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 83

SWATARA TOWNSHIP, Dauphin County – Two people are in the hospital after a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 83 southbound, Saturday night. The crash happened at 8:42 p.m at mile marker 45.4 between exit 45 Paxton Street/Bass Pro Drive and exit 44B 17th Street.


Sentinel police log for March 24

Carlisle Police (717-243-5252) Anastasia M. Robinson, 34, of Carlisle, was charged with felony theft by unlawful taking after police said an internal cash deposit in the amount of $2,551.33 was stolen from a business in the 600 block of East High Street on Feb. 10. Robinson was identified as a suspe


PennLive’s final 2018-19 high school boys basketball state rankings

Hours ago, Kennedy Catholic wrapped up the boys Class 6A title by edging Pennridge Saturday night at Giant Center. It was the last of 12 championship games in Hershey and it closes the book on a sometimes wild and certainly unpredictable campaign.


In Pennsylvania, young lawmakers drive conversation on reducing student debt

When freshman state Sen. Lindsey Williams, a Democrat from West View, learned Philadelphia Sen. Vincent Hughes was crafting a bill to tackle student debt refinancing, she quickly agreed to circulate a co-sponsorship memo.


Update: Body discovered in York spillway identified

YORK – Update: York County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased male as 29-year-old Jason Chenowith of Manchester, Maryland. The body was found in the spillway, Saturday afternoon.


Snow possible but unlikely next week: forecaster

While unlikely, snow could fall early next week in central Pennsylvania as a weather system moves cold air into the area. That is according to National Weather Service meteorologist Michael Colbert who said the system is expected to remain south of Harrisburg, but, if it moves north, snow could move


Lincoln Park wins state basketball championship

HERSHEY – Lincoln Park won the PIAA Class 3A championship on Saturday with a 73-72 win over Trinity. The Leopards (27-4) held on for the win in the final furious seconds when the Shamrocks (26-4) fought back from a 17-point third-quarter deficit.


Cats rescued from Enola duplex fire

ENOLA -- It could have been a scene from a Norman Rockwell painting. A firefighter cradling a frightened, calico cat. But then, another firefighter emerged from an Enola duplex, carrying another cat – a fluffy, but drenched, orange and white one. And yet another firefighter came out with another cat


Erie County gets two new game wardens

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has announced the placement of two new game wardens in Erie County. Cody Jones, of New Cumberland, Dauphin County, will assume the responsibilities as the state game warden for southeastern Erie County, the agency announced on Sunday. The Montana native graduated fro


Trinity freshman nearly steals the show against Lincoln Park

HERSHEY — Chance Westry already has an NCAA Division I scholarship offer from Penn State. The Nittany Lions can only hope and pray that Trinity’s star freshman guard might someday come to Happy Valley.


Body found in Codorus Creek in York

YORK, Pa. — A body was found just before 3:30 p.m. today in the Codorus Creek in York on the 200 block of Kings Mill Road. The identity of the individual has not yet been released.


The Latest: Video sought of cop's lawyer's office shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on the homicide trial of a white Pennsylvania police officer in the shooting of an unarmed black 17-year-old (all times local):. Police say someone fired about five to eight shots at the office of former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld's attorney after Ros


Local gun owners react to federal bump stock ban

SWATARA TOWNSHIP, DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. -- A federal ban on bump stocks is going into effect next week, leaving some gun owners in Dauphin County with mixed feelings on the move.


HS Baseball Highlights: Mechanicsburg picks up the close win over Shippensburg

Mechanicsburg picked up the win 4-3 over Shippensburg on Saturday, thanks to two RBIs from Sam Zercher. Harry Fegan got the win on the mound for the Wildcats with three innings pitched with zero hits and two strikeouts. Christian Melendez and Scott Witter each had one RBI for the Greyhounds in the l


LOOKING FOR BALANCE: Gerrymandering still controversial at Capitol

HARRISBURG — A state Supreme Court decision made gerrymandering one of the dominant stories in Pennsylvania politics in 2018. The ruling, which forced a change in the state’s congressional district map, led to a shift in Pennsylvania’s 18-member Congressional delegation with Democrats picking up fou