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Police seeking three male suspects accused of stealing $300 tool from Lancaster County hardware store
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– Police are seeking three male suspects who are believed to have stolen a $300 tool. On February 12, police were called to investigated a retail theft that had occurred on February 2.
Court: Man's prison sentence for shooting at police 'entirely rational'
LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) - A Pennsylvania appeals court has denied relief to a former Lancaster County man who says his prison sentence for shooting at police was cruel and unusual.
2019 Roots & Blues festival: 20 acts you need to see live
The Roots and Blues Festival is back once again in downtown Lancaster, bringing more than 70 acts performing everything from blues to folk to rock to reggae and more at eight venues from Feb. 22-23.
Officers find three pounds of marijuana in Lancaster home
LANCASTER, Pa. — A Lancaster man is charged with multiple drug offenses after police found more than three pounds of marijuana inside his home. Officers were investigating a trespassing complaint against 24-year-old Daniel Xelos Goyco on Feb. 17 when they saw marijuana in plain sight inside his Lanc
Police: Child flown to hospital after being hit by truck in Lancaster County
Salisbury Township, PA — According to State Police a 7-year-old boy was flown to Dupont Hospital for Children after being hit by a truck Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened on SR340 at the intersection with Plank Road just after 3pm.
Old food splatter, food past sell-by dates: Lancaster County restaurant inspections
The following Lancaster County restaurants were found to have violated Pennsylvania's health and safety regulations during inspections between Jan. 27-Feb. 2. Inspections are overseen by the Department of Agriculture. The department notes that in many cases violations are corrected by the restaurant
Central Pa. judge won’t free trio charged with selling opioids unless they prove bail money isn’t from drugs
Three people from Philadelphia are in jail in Lancaster County on $2 million bail each after being charged in what authorities said was one of the county’s biggest-ever seizures of fentanyl.
Thursday's mild weather to reach mid-40s, refreeze possible at night
Warm temperatures on Thursday should melt most of what's left from Wednesday's winter storm. Snow flurries, followed by freezing rain, caused scores of fender-benders on Wednesday and brought some motorists to a standstill along major routes, during the height of the storm. The snow fell continually
State Police: 7-year-old boy struck by Ford F-350 Tuesday in Lancaster County
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — A 7-year-old boy was flown to Dupont Hospital for Children Tuesday after was hit by a Ford F-350, according to police. Police say the child ran out in front of the truck around 3 p.m. as he attempted to cross Old Philadelphia Pike at Plank Road in Salisbury Township.
Former Lancaster Catholic High School teacher facing corruption of minors charge
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– A former Lancaster Catholic High School teacher is facing a corruption of minors charge. Karl Weeks, 69, is facing a corruption of minors charge for the incident.
Lancaster man accused of grabbing woman’s vagina during attack
LANCASTER — A 44-year-old Lancaster man is charged with simple assault, strangulation and criminal mischief after an alleged attack on a female victim last month, according to Manheim Township Police.
Founder of non-profit swimming club charged with $40k theft
Millersville — The founder of a Lancaster County swimming club faces charges after taking $39,953.64. of club money and using it for his own personal use. Kyle Almoney, is accused of using money from the Marauder Aquatic Club for a trip to Hawaii with his wife, rental vehicles, Amazon purchases, and
Snow-related crashes throughout Lancaster County are 'pretty much everywhere'
Since snowfall began Wednesday morning, the snow-covered roads caused a “good amount” of minor accidents and disabled vehicles, said a dispatcher at Lancaster County Control.
‘Oops! That wasn’t supposed to happen.’ After Pennsylvania suit, Verizon coughs up promised goodies.
That’s how Verizon began an email apologizing to customers after the Pennsylvania attorney general sued the communications giant for allegedly failing to deliver on marketing promises.
Woman charged with stealing $50K in jewelry from her own family
An 18-year-old Lancaster woman has been charged with stealing $50,000 worth of jewelry from her own family, Manheim Township police said Wednesday. Police said Claudia Yingling admitted to conspiring with another person to steal the jewelry from her family’s home and pawn it for cash.
Jackknifed tractor trailer causes major delays on Pa. Turnpike in Lancaster County
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is down to one lane in Lancaster County, after a tractor trailer jackknifed, blocking three lanes. Turnpike traffic alerts show the crash occurred at milepost 282.9, and is completely blocking all westbound lanes. One eastbound lane is also closed, and traffic is stopped or
Shooting in city sends East Lampeter Township man to hospital
A 20-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and leg Tuesday afternoon near East Chestnut and North Broad streets, Lancaster police said. Before police arrived at the scene, the unidentified victim from East Lampeter Township was driven to Lancaster General Hospital, where he was admitted
Texas family reunited with their dog, found in Pennsylvania
CUMRU TOWNSHIP, Pa. - They say dog is man's best friend. For one man in Texas, losing his best friend, 7-year-old "Geno," when she ran off was heart-wrenching. Then 9 months later, he got the call that she'd been found all the way in Pennsylvania.
Activists to hold meeting, vigil on eve of UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster hospital closure
Grassroots activists are planning a "weekend of action" as UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster winds down toward its closure at the end of February. The Lancaster Healthcare Rights Committee is holding a community forum from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Community Mennonite Church, 332, W. Orange St., followed by a c
Freezing rain a threat after snowstorm dumps up to 6 inches on parts of Lancaster County
Freezing rain, turning to just rain, cast a slippery sheen across Lancaster County on Wednesday night, the last act of a storm that dropped three to six inches of snow and brought much of the region to a near standstill.