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Attempted murder conviction sends Harrisburg woman to state prison
A Harrisburg woman convicted of shooting at a man several times on a city street was sentenced to 8 to 16 years in prison Tuesday on her attempted murder conviction. Dauphin County Judge Deborah E. Curcillo imposed that penalty on 24-year-old Ashley Evans after Deputy District Attorney Katie Adam sa
Spreading holiday joy to families in need in Dauphin County
Christmas came early for hundreds of Dauphin County families tonight. The county's Human Services Department selected roughly 500 families who needed a boost this year to be a part of their 10th annual holiday celebration.
2 POLICE OFFICERS KILLED BY TRAIN CHASING SUSPECT ON 103RD & COTTAGE GROVE!
According to Supt. EddiePolice a little after 6 p.m., the officers responded to a call of shots fired near the intersection of 101st Street and Dauphin . The officers then chased a suspect up to the train tracks at 103rd Street and Cottage Grove Avenue, where they were hit by the eastbound train.
High School Roundup: Altoona falls to Central Dauphin
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Harrisburg heroin dealer’s life prison term for killing ‘drug sick’ addict is backed by Pa. court
A little more than a year ago, a Dauphin County jury convicted William Sanchez of luring a “drug sick” heroin addict into a Harrisburg alley and killing him. On Tuesday, a state Superior Court panel backed Sanchez’s first-degree murder conviction and the life prison term that goes with it.
Man wanted in connection to homicide at Double D’s Bar and Grill in Harrisburg, police say
HARRISBURG — A 24-year-old man is wanted in connection with the shooting death of an individual outside Double D’s Bar and Grill Tuesday morning, according to Harrisburg Police.
Thousands attend Dauphin County's 10th annual holiday celebration
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Thousands flocked to the Farm Show Complex Monday evening for Dauphin County's 10th annual holiday celebration. The yearly tradition brings together struggling midstate families for a night of fun, festivities and food.
Pennsylvania man leaves nice surprise for porch pirate
SHAMOKIN, Pa. (WHTM) - A Pennsylvania man left a package on his porch hoping a thief would return, take it, and never come back. Robert Lynch told Scranton television stations WBRE and WYOU that he's been fed up since thieves broke into his car twice within the past three years. The first time, he h
Man charged with rape of teen needing help
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Police have charged a Harrisburg man with the sexual assault of a teenage girl. Henry M. Tate, 42, turned himself in after police charged him Monday with five felony counts of rape, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, unlawful contact with a minor, and corruption of
Tragedy averted, a lesson learned
I had a very disturbing incident happen to me on the evening of Dec. 1. I was taking my daughter to a birthday party. We were on Schoolhouse Road in Middletown; both of us are unfamiliar with the area. We were looking for house numbers and I ran a stop sign. I never saw it. A small blue pickup truck
Elizabethtown man charged with child sexual abuse
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) - An Elizabethtown man has been arrested for sexually abusing a child about a decade ago. Michael E. Dunk, 53, is charged with seven felony counts including Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, aggravated indecent assault, corruption of minors, and unlawful
Schuylkill County man convicted of beating his father to death with baseball bat
HARRISBURG — A Schuylkill County man was convicted of third-degree murder in the killing of his father, according to Attorney General Josh Shapiro. Michael Marchalk, 38, of Barnesville, was also found guilty of theft and related charges. He was accused of beating his father, Gary Marchalk, 60, to de
Police seek Dauphin County retail theft suspect
Lower Paxton Township — Lower Paxton police are looking for a person accused of stealing food from Giant. The suspect was at the store on December 5th. Police say they took around $200 worth of food, hidden in white plastic bags they brought into the store with them.
Harrisburg School Board director Melvin Wilson passes away.
The president of the Harrisburg School Board choked back tears tonight as she announced that board director Melvin Wilson died over the weekend. Wilson passed away suddenly on Sunday, Dec. 16, board president Danielle Robinson said. She did not disclose his cause of death.
PennDOT centers closed for Christmas
Harrisburg, Pa. - PennDOT announced today that all driver license and photo centers will be closed on Christmas. Customers can still obtain a variety of driver and vehicle products and services on PennDOT's Driver and Vehicle Services website, www.dmv.pa.gov. There is no additional fee for online se
Harrisburg United Methodist Churches to consolidate
10 Harrisburg churches will soon close, consolidating into one location. The Susquehanna Conference United Methodist Church says it's a way to collaborate and connect with others in Harrisburg.
Police not ready to unwrap suspected cause of Christmas shopping ‘chaos’ at central Pa. mall
Police are all but certain no one fired a gun or even had one at Capital City Mall near Camp Hill in Cumberland County on Saturday night. But they’re not ready to reveal the possible source of the “bangs” heard at about 9:30 p.m. which drew police armed with rifles and ready for the worst.
Philly officer injured, pinned between patrol car and U-Haul during traffic stop
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities say a man intentionally injured a Philadelphia police officer with a van during a traffic stop in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.
Dauphin County kids holiday 'shop with a cop'
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Dozens of children were able to pick out presents for their families this weekend. That was thanks to local law enforcement, volunteers and Walmart. "I'm with J she is my partner in crime today we are going to be shopping," said Cpl. Josh Hammer of the Harrisburg Police Dept
Police: Man in custody after assaulting officer in North Philadelphia
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - A 24-year-old man is in custody after allegedly assaulting a police officer in North Philadelphia on Saturday night. Just before 7:30 p.m., police were investigating a suspected stolen U-Haul van near Sedgley and Dauphin streets. Two officers blocked the U-Haul as it stop