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Police investigating death of man who may have jumped from central Pa. building

Harrisburg police on Monday afternoon were investigating the death of a man who may have jumped from the River Plaza apartments in the 2300 block of North Front Street. Police said the incident was reported about 2:30 p.m. and a medical emergency crew determined the man was dead. Officials were stil


Police looking for missing Lebanon Co. teen

LEBANON COUNTY — State Police are looking for a missing 15-year-old girl from Cleona Borough. On April 21, authorities received a call that Tanayris Velilia-Soto ran away from her residence on 312 E. Penn Ave.


Two Lebanon County 13-year-olds charged with transmitting sexually explicit images

PALMYRA, Lebanon County — Two 13-year-old Palmyra teens are facing charges after Palmyra Police say they transmitted sexually explicit photos last December. One of the minors, a 13-year-old girl, was charged Friday with one count of transmission of sexually explicit images by a minor, police say.


LI Man Drove To Pennsylvania For Sex With 13-Year-Old: Police

HILLTOWN TOWNSHIP, PA — A Long Island man has been arrested after police said he made several trips to Bucks County, Pennsylvania to meet a 13-year-old for sex. Matthew Veltri, 26, of Massapequa Park, faces numerous charges. Veltri met the victim over a social media app, according to authorities. He


FEMA listening to feedback about new Lebanon County floodplain map

PALMYRA, Pa. (WHTM) - Flood insurance can be expensive, but can save families when storms bring the unthinkable. The federal government is updating which Lebanon County home and business owners are required to get coverage.


Police: Passenger exits vehicle, fires shots into home in Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — A passenger of a pickup truck fired shots into a home last week in Susquehanna Township, according to the township’s police department. Police say the passenger exited the truck — which appears to be a dark-colored Dodge Ram 1500 — and fired approximately 10 bullets into a resi


Teen shot in head in Harrisburg dies from his injuries

A 14-year-old shot in the head earlier this month in Harrisburg has died from his injuries, police confirmed Monday. Alzerene Niree Pierce, who often went by his middle name, died Saturday after spending seven days in a hospital on life-support systems.


The latest food safety violations in Lebanon County

6 – 301.11 Handwashing Cleanser, Availability. No sign or poster posted at the handwash sink in the front area to remind food employees to wash their hands. Mops are not being hung to air dry.


UPDATE: Police identify 5-year-old found alone in Lower Paxton Township

DAUPHIN COUNTY — Lower Paxton Township Police found an unaccompanied 5-year-old girl in the area of Colonial Road and King George Drive in Lower Paxton Township. Police have since identified the child and contacted her parents.


Harrisburg man gets prison for bar shooting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - A Harrisburg man will serve up to 20 years in prison for firing a gun into a crowded city bar. Richard Aycock, 29, was ordered to serve 117 to 234 months in state prison at his sentencing Friday in Dauphin County Court. He was convicted in February of three felony firearms o


Police raid of Harrisburg home leads to two arrests on drug charges

HARRISBURG –Two Harrisburg men were arrested last Thursday after members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force and the Harrisburg Bureau of Police raided a home on the 1400 block of Derry Street.


Here are the people charged with crimes in central Pa. yesterday

Here is a list of all the criminal cases filed in the past 24 hours in district justice courts in Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, Lancaster, York, Lebanon and Adams counties. We’ve provided a link to the court docket sheets for each case.


Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate, Payrolls Set New Records

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped in March to the lowest rate on record, as payrolls hit a new record. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped by one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.9%.


4 killed in wrong-way crash in western Pennsylvania

AMBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) — Four people are dead after a vehicle traveling the wrong way collided with an oncoming car in western Pennsylvania. The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. Sunday on Route 65 in Beaver County.


Miss USA 2019: Meet Miss Pa., Camp Hill’s Kailyn Marie Perez

A career-ending injury became a source of inspiration for Kailyn Marie Perez. She had dreamt of being a ballerina for decades, studying at the New York City Ballet and dancing professionally for a year. Then, at 19, she was injured and her dancing career was over.


Police: Man found dead on North Front Street in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG — A man was found dead Friday afternoon in the 2300 block of North Front Street in Harrisburg. Police say they were called to the location around 2:30 p.m. regarding a person that possibly jumped from the roof of a building.


State Police ask public’s help locating Cleona girl

5,009 views and 1,196 shares Posted April 22, 2019. Pennsylvania State Police are asking the public’s help to locate the Cleona youth seen above. Pennsylvania State Police at Jonestown received a call last night around 10:30pm regarding a female juvenile that ran away from a residence in Cleona Boro


Another man charged in spree of robberies in Harrisburg

A 26-year-old man has been charged with taking part in the armed robbery of a Harrisburg Rite Aid and robberies at five other city businesses earlier this month. Brandon Harris, of Harrisburg, faces a host of robbery, firearms and conspiracy charges in two separate cases.


Police seeking the identity of suspect involved in quick change scam in Enola

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa.– Police are seeking the identity of a suspect in connection to a quick change scam. The above pictured person entered the Smoker’s Express store in the Summerdale Plaza in Enola and swindled $150 from the employee working the cash register with confusing tactics.


Child’s report leads to drug charges for Wrightsville man

WRIGHTSVILLE, York County — A 45-year-old Wrightsville man is facing drug dealing and drug possession charges after a child’s report that he’d had a gun pointed at him led police to his home, police say.