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Farmer’s spreader leaks manure on street in Lebanon County borough
RICHLAND BOROUGH, Lebanon County — Fire and Hazmat crews were called to clean up a hazardous materials incident in Richland Borough, Lebanon County Thursday afternoon. Emergency dispatch reported that a farmer’s manure spreader began leaking, spreading manure along Race Street, in the area between L
District 3 Boys Basketball: For Big Spring, Class 5A loss to Milton Hershey a bittersweet experience
HERSHEY — The final score — 86-54 — will probably be buried in the recesses of their brains as quickly as possible. For Big Spring boys basketball, Thursday’s District 3 Class 5A consolation quarterfinal loss at Milton Hershey is one to forget. But the moment could be one to remember.
Leaky sink, food stored at wrong temperature: Lebanon County restaurant inspections
The following Lebanon 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 b
Pennsylvania lawmaker wants statewide vote on legal marijuana
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - A Pennsylvania senator wants to give voters a say in the debate over recreational marijuana. State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny, Westmoreland) says he will introduce legislation to put a non-binding referendum on the ballot in this November's general election.
Crash closes I-81 near Hershey, Linglestown exits
A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate-81 southbound in Dauphin County has caused the closure of all lanes, according to PennDOT officials. On the 511PA site, officials said that the crash closed all southbound lanes about a mile south of the Exit 39 (Manada Hill/Hershey) and Exit 72 (Paxtonia/Linglest
Major changes coming for Lancaster-Lebanon League football
There are major changes coming in Lancaster-Lebanon League football. The league’s athletic association on Thursday voted to expand to four sections, with a crossover game and four nonleague games, for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.
Pennsylvania prison guard sentenced for sexual abuse of inmate
SCRANTON, Pa. (WHTM) - One of seven prison guards charged with sexually abusing female inmates at a jail in Scranton has pleaded no contest to a count of official oppression. Jeffrey Staff was sentenced after the plea Thursday to nine months of probation. As part of the sentence, Staff is barred fro
Parents concerned about safety of students in Lebanon Co.
LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. -- It was the first Northern Lebanon School Board meeting since a man armed with a gun walked into Jonestown Elementary earlier this month. Some parents tell FOX43 they don't feel like the district is doing enough to keep kids safe.
Pennsylvania boy fatally impaled by glass from shattered picture frame
PHILADELPHIA – Authorities say a 4-year-old boy was killed when a glass-framed photo fell from a wall at his family’s Philadelphia home, spraying the room with chards that struck him in the abdomen.
Tax Time Offers Opportunity To Help Pennsylvania’s Military Families
ANNVILLE, Pa. – Individuals filing their 2018 Pennsylvania personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania’s military personnel and their families by donating part or all of their refund to the state’s Military Family Relief Assistance Program (MFRAP).
Authorities: 3 people found stabbed in Pennsylvania home
FOLSOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been stabbed at Pennsylvania home. But it's not yet clear what sparked the stabbings, which occurred around 10 a.m. Thursday in Ridley.
Speed-limit restrictions in effect on region’s highways
With today’s heavy snowfall, the temporary speed limit restrictions on most of the region’s highways started at 8 a.m. PennDOT is urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel, but for those who do head out today, the speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph on these highways:
Pennsylvania man sentenced for high speed chase through Guernsey & Belmont counties
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — A man who led police on a high speed pursuit through Guernsey and Belmont counties in November has been sentenced. 24-year-old Dakota Iarrusso of McKeesport, Pennsylvania was sentenced to to 2 1/2 years in prison in Belmont County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday. Iarrusso had p
Lost Texas dog found in Pennsylvania
Reading, Pennsylvania - They say dog is man's best friend. For one man in Texas, losing his best friend when she ran off was heart-wrenching. But 9 months later, he got the call that she'd been found all the way in our Pennsylvania!
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.
‘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.
Pennsylvania couple accused of stealing $1.2M from church to pay for Walt Disney vacations, Pittsburgh Pirates tickets
A trusted Pennsylvania church administrator and his wife stole around $1.2 million to use on a slew of personal items, including vacations, sporting events and restaurants, officials said.
Did The Polar Vortex Really Eliminate Pennsylvania's Stink Bugs?
If one good thing comes out of the polar vortex that descended upon Pennsylvania earlier this winter, driving up heating bill and driving residents indoors, it could be this: less stink bugs.
Getaway driver claims he didn’t know he was part of a bank robbery. Pa court doesn’t believe him
The getaway driver in a central Pennsylvania bank robbery has failed to convince a state appeals court panel that he didn’t know he was participating in a crime. The fact that Rogoberto Hernandez led police on a chase until he crashed into a chain-link fence belies his claim of criminal ignorance, S
Recognize this truck? Police trying to ID vehicle involved in hit-and-run
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Penbrook Borough Police are trying to identify a blue pickup truck that was involved in a hit and run Wednesday morning. The Dodge truck was involved in an accident around 9 a.m.