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Lancaster man jailed, charged with selling cocaine in the city

A Lancaster man was arrested and arraigned this week on four separate criminal complaints, each with multiple charges, related to the sale and delivery of cocaine, police said Friday. John A. Vargas-Leon, 43, was arrested around 1 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of S. Marshall Street by members of th

LANCASTERONLINE - 2018-01-19 23:35:00

19-year-old woman dies in single-vehicle crash on New Holland Pike in Lancaster County

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. - A 19-year-old woman died Friday morning after a single-vehicle crash in Lancaster County. The crash occurred on New Holland Pike between Eden Road and Park Road at 8:19 a.m. According to Manheim Township Police, the woman lost control of her vehicle while traveling eastbound

FOX43.COM - 2018-01-19 15:52:49

Weekend forecast: Warm, with a flood watch & maybe wind

A flood watch remains in effect for Lancaster County through Monday afternoon as forecasters predict warmer weather and maybe some wind this weekend. The National Weather Service says Saturday will be sunny with a high near 49 degrees and some wind, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. AccuWeath

LANCASTERONLINE - 2018-01-20 12:14:00

Vehicle leaves Route 30 east & crashes in backyard near Mountville

A vehicle headed east on Route 30 near Mountville left the highway and crashed into a backyard Saturday morning, according to dispatch reports. The crash was reported at 7:36 a.m. in West Hempfield Township before the Stony Battery Road exit. A county communications supervisor said the vehicle conta

LANCASTERONLINE - 2018-01-20 12:46:00

TV show focuses on Lancaster County man who killed girlfriend after deliberately crashing car

A "Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen" episode that aired Friday afternoon focuses on a Lancaster County man accused of deliberately crashing a car with his girlfriend in it, then sitting on her until she suffocated to death. "Car Crash Murder" aired on FOX-43 at 3 p.m. Friday. It was scheduled to

LANCASTERONLINE - 2018-01-19 15:00:00

Court denies appeal of man who killed wife in Lancaster Township

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) - A state appeals court has again denied a new trial for an inmate who killed his wife by stabbing her more than 80 times. Carrington Joseph, 31, is serving a life sentence for the May 2014 killing of Melissa Cowen at her Lancaster Township home. Cowen, a mother of five, was ki

ABC27.COM - 2018-01-19 16:47:16

Nearly 100 people attend first Neighbor-to-Neighbor Forum in Lancaster

LANCASTER, Pa. -- An event in Lancaster brought dozens of community members together for the day, discussing ways to improve the city. The first ever Neighbor-to-Neighbor Forum was held at McCaskey East by the Coalition to Combat Poverty. Community leaders and volunteers spent the day in groups disc

FOX43.COM - 2018-01-21 03:49:51

Lancaster woman killed in Friday morning crash

A 19-year-old Lancaster woman died Friday morning in Manheim Township in a one-vehicle-crash. The woman was driving eastbound on New Holland Pike, when she lost control, and struck a tree, Manheim Township Police Department said. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and the road was closed fo

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 21:43:07

Child Shot and Killed Outside Liquor Store in Compton

A child was shot and killed in Compton on Saturday evening, sheriff's officials said. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department responded to a shooting call around 7:45 p.m. on the 2800 block of West Alondra Boulevard. The boy was shot outside a liquor store. The victim, described only as a male

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-01-21 06:40:43

Young Boy Shot, Killed in Compton; Officials Investigating Circumstances

Deputies are probing the circumstances after a young boy was shot and killed in Compton on Saturday. Deputies investigate after a young boy was shot dead in Compton on Jan. 20, 2018. (Credit: KTLA) Officials were called to the scene at 2800 West Alondra Boulevard around 7:45 p.m., according to a new

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-21 06:30:12

With 101 Closed, Amtrak boosts train service to Santa Barbara

The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner will temporarily increase service to Santa Barbara County beginning Saturday by adding one additional roundtrip between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara to help accommodate travel demand during the continued closure of the 101 freeway. Train tracks reopened last week follow

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2018-01-20 15:02:35

Tom Petty Died of Accidental Overdose After Taking Several Medications

INGLEWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 10: Tom Petty of Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers performs onstage at The Forum on October 10, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Getty Images) Legendary singer-songwriter Tom Petty died from "an accidental drug overdose" due to taking several medications,

BLACKCHRISTIANNEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 13:21:08

Man Who Died in Santa Fe Springs Double Shooting Was Father of Twin Boys, Brother Says

A 40-year-old man who was killed in a Santa Fe Springs double shooting was the father of 7-year-old twin boys who had just been released from prison and was eager to turn his life around, his brother told KTLA Friday. Javier Espinoza is shown in a photo posted on a GoFundMe page on Jan. 19, 2018. Ja

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-19 22:20:18

Tens of thousands expected for Women's March today in downtown Los Angeles

Tens of thousands of people converged on downtown Los Angeles early Saturday to participate in the second Women's March in L.A. By 8 a.m., crowds were already gathering in Pershing Square where a rally is scheduled later this morning before the march to Grand Park in front of City Hall at 10 a.m. Th

LA TIMES - 2018-01-20 18:00:00

Couple in stolen U-Haul truck incident in Montebello sentenced to prison

A man and woman who led police on a lengthy pursuit and subsequent standoff that ended with a hug and a kiss earlier this month were sentenced to prison Friday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said in a statement. Trisha Marie Martinez, 24, pleaded no contest to three counts of dri

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 00:26:01

Missing 10-year-old Rosemead girl found safe in San Pedro

A 10-year-old Rosemead girl who has been missing for more than a week has been found safe in San Pedro, officials announced early Saturday. Authorities had been seeking Cynthia Wheeler-Villanueva since Jan. 9, when she was believed to have run away after leaving school in Rosemead, Los Angeles Count

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:20:37

BREAKING: 2 arrested after 1-month-old, little girl dumped along freezing roads

Authorities have arrested two people they say stole an SUV with two children inside before abandoning them in below freezing temperatures. Khyree Swift and an unidentified 16-year-old have both been charged with kidnapping, the Clayton County Sheriff's Office said Friday. Swift was arrested Friday b


Two arrested for kidnapping after children taken along with car from Riverdale Road gas station

COLLEGE PARK - Police have made two arrests in the Wednesday night incident that led authorities on a two-hour hunt for a pair of young sisters taken along with a car from a Riverdale Road gas station. The Clayton County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that Khyree Smith, 17, of Atlanta and a 16-ye

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2018-01-19 15:00:00

Grow house discovered in Fayetteville neighborhood

When Fayetteville police responded Wednesday night to a suspicious person call at a house at 180 Whitney Street, things didn't quite add up. The people there claimed they had been threatened by two intruders yelling from outside and claiming to be police officers there "to serve a warrant." The resi

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-20 01:06:00

Not even the tip jar safe from Ellenwood thieves

Crooks caught on camera with their hands in the money jar Henry County police said a couple of bad guys couldn't even leave the tip jar alone when they victimized a Subway store on January 12. Surveillance photos shared on the police Facebook page showed the thieves caught literally with their han

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-20 22:48:00