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Seeking justice: LNP looks at Lancaster County's unsolved homicides in an occasional series
From left, top row, are Christy Mirack, Jonathan Luna and Erma Kaylor, and bottom row,Julio Garcia-Camacho, Roxanne Myers and Jose Diaz.
Police seek Lancaster man accused of hitting two parked cars, firing handgun during domestic dispute
LANCASTER - Police are searching for a Lancaster man accused of striking two parked vehicles and firing a handgun during a domestic dispute early Saturday morning. Carlos Montano is accused of engaging in a verbal dispute with a female passenger while driving on the 700 block of E. Orange Street at
Accidental shooting reported at Lancaster County gun range: Police
Joe Elias | firstname.lastname@example.orgSomeone accidentally shot themselves in the hand at a gun range in Lancaster County on Sunday afternoon, police said.The incident occurred at about 3:30 p.m. at the Morr Indoor Range and Training Center along Willow Street in West Lampeter Township, according to townsh
Ephrata, Lancaster men sentenced to state prison for child pornography convictions
Two Lancaster County men will serve state prison sentences on charges of possessing child pornography, according to the district attorney's office. The sentences were given recently in Lancaster County Court, the district attorney's office said. Christopher R. Brezinski, 42, of Lancaster, pleaded gu
Two suspects charged with early-morning break in at Lancaster church
When police arrived, they located an unsecured door. When they looked inside the church, they found two male suspects inside and took them into custody. One of the males was found to be in possession of cash that had allegedly been taken from a collection box.
2 students taken to hospital after school bus crash: Report
Two Lancaster County students were taken to a hospital after a school bus crash this morning, reports say. file An Ephrata School District bus was involved in a crash at Route 272 and Main Street in Akron this morning, Fox43 says. The bus was carrying about a dozen students, and two were taken to th
Man arrested at Lancaster Airport for trying to fly under influence of alcohol, police say
Police say they arrested a man at Lancaster Airport after he tried to fly while drunk. Manheim Township police were called to the airport Saturday night by employees of a business there. Officers said they found Seth Dapaah, 41, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, sitting in the pilot's seat of a 1974 Pipe
Questions arise after prisoner drowns in creek while handcuffed and shackled
More than a week after a Lancaster County man drowned in a creek wearing waist-chain handcuffs and shackles, his relatives still don't understand the events that preceded his death. Chief among their questions: how did Andrew Good escape from a deputy while his arms and legs were restrained? And how
All explosives stolen from midstate pipeline worksite believed recovered
A blasting cap. About 400 blasting caps were taken in the theft from a Marietta pipeline site. (Photo: The News Journal file) (Marietta) -- Investigators believe they have recovered all the missing explosives from a pipeline construction site in Marietta, Lancaster County, after conducting 250-plus
State Police investigate burned infant as possible child abuse
LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM) - State police are investigating a possible case of child abuse. Officers say they were sent to WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital on Saturday. Investigators spoke to doctors who say a two year-old is suffering from third degree burns to his hands and arms. The cause of the burns i
Man accused of meeting girl for sex is arrested
A Chester County man accused of posing as a 15-year-old to meet up with a 13-year-old girl for sex is now in custody, officials say. Victor M. Priegosubmitted Victor M. Priego, also known as Victor M. Priego-Reyes, 33, of Coatesville, was arrested Saturday on multiple felonies, said Kelley L. Marget
Stolen dynamite recovered by authorities in Lancaster County
LANCASTER COUNTY (WTXF)- Lancaster County residents are resting a little easier after police recovered 350 pounds of stolen dynamite and 400 blasting caps.The explosives were stolen out of a locked trailer last week from a pipeline work site in Marietta.MORE:Hundreds of pounds of dynamite stolen fro
One person shot at Willow Street shooting range
Morr Indoor Range and Training Center opened recently at the southern end of Willow Valley Crossroads, a new shopping center along Willow Valley Pike near Long Lane. One person suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Morr Indoor Range and Training Center in Willow Street, according West Lampeter
Sentinel police log for April 22
Gavyn Allen Metcalf, 30, of Carlisle, was charged with fleeing police, DUI controlled substance, recklessly endangering another person, criminal mischief and summary traffic offenses after police said he fled a traffic stop, leading to a pursuit on Ritner Highway in West Pennsboro Township at 7:40 a
Man accused of stabbing mom's boyfriend: 'I like stabbing people'
A 21-year-old Columbia man stabbed his mother's boyfriend and pulled his mother down the front stairs of his house early Friday, according to police. Officers were called to the house in the 100 block of Bethel Street about 12:35 a.m. Friday. The victim told police Osborne had been arguing with his
York man arrested after he was caught showering in his ex's home
Dashan Ray Dorsey, 49, of the 300 block of Susquehanna Avenue, was charged with criminal trespass and violating the PFA after he was able to get into his ex's home while she was not there and take a shower.
Argument leads to stabbing in Columbia, Lancaster County, police say
Police say 21-year-old Austin Osborne of Columbia, stabbed his mother's boyfriend, and pulled his mother down the front steps of the house.
Items found related to explosives theft from pipeline construction in Lancaster County: ATF
UPDATE:Charlene Hennessy, a spokeswoman for the ATF, said the dynamite and detonators were discovered in a park along the 500 block of Vinegar Ferry Road by a passerby who called police. She said agents believe all the stolen explosives were recovered, although an inventory will be conducted.
A new attempt to keep a log of Lancaster County's notable trees
Len Eiserer, an avowed tree lover from Millersville, wants to document all of Lancaster County’s noteworthy trees and needs your help.
Two men to stand trial on homicide charges in Lancaster County
Wilberto Melendez, 41, and Raymond Brown, 28, are both at Lancaster County Prison without bail.