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Woman injured in Middletown fire has died
The woman injured in a Middletown fire Monday has died, officials say. Katina Nicol Wilkerson, 36, died Tuesday night at Lehigh Valley Burn Center, said Officer Mark Laudenslager of Middletown police. The fire was reported around 2:10 p.m. at a brick home in the 200 block of East Roosevelt Avenue. F
Parents arrested after dead baby found stuffed into trash bag
A central Pennsylvania couple have been arrested after police said they found their dead 6-month-old son stuffed inside a plastic trash bag. The bag containing the baby's corpse was hidden inside a Tupperware container filled with cat litter, Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams said Tuesday
Snow to intensify, cause issues during the morning commute
Another round of snow is expected to create slick conditions for the morning commute throughout central Pennsylvania. Snow is expected to pick up in intensity Wednesday morning throughout the region, including in Harrisburg, York, and Lancaster. An additional 4-6 inches is expected in Harrisburg, wh
Snow, crashes make for slow commute today
It's a slow go this morning on most area roads, with speed limit restrictions in effect on major highways and multiple accidents around the region. Here are some of the current accidents reported: Multiple trucks crashed on the Pa. Turnpike between the Reading and Lebanon/Lancaster interchanges. Cra
Lebanon man accused of punching another man, breaking his jaw
Nearly 200 people attended an emotional rally at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center Monday in hopes that Dean Foods would give local dairy farmers more time to find a new milk buyer - a request Dean Foods indicated is unlikely to succeed. Wochit A Lebanon man was charged for breaking another man's jaw,
Man leads state police on high speed, 77-mile pursuit through four counties on I-81, I-78
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection called a halt to drilling on the Mariner East pipeline at Snitz Creek after learning of the about 50 gallons of "drilling mud" and groundwater had entered the creek. Wochit A Philadelphia man led state police on a high-speed, 77-mile pursuit t
Pa. Senate OKs bill to toughen gun laws in domestic abuse cases
FILE PHOTO: An unidentified man and woman leave flowers in front of the Emporium at Mt. Gretna hours after the owner, Stacey Pennington, was shot to death by her ex-boyfriend, Patrick Derr, who then turned the gun on himself. Derr was on life support, according to police. Cornwall Borough Police, Le
Crews fight house fire in 400 block of Main Street in Annville
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection called a halt to drilling on the Mariner East pipeline at Snitz Creek after learning of the about 50 gallons of "drilling mud" and groundwater had entered the creek. Wochit Emergency crews battled a house fire in the 400 block of East Main Str
Here's how much snow could fall in central Pa.
Initial reports Monday indicated the incoming winter storm would have a marginal effect on the region. By Tuesday morning, a winter storm warning was issued, and snowfall predictions went up. National Weather Service now predicts 8-12 inches of snow for Harrisburg and other areas of south central Pe
Forecast shifts, calls for 9 inches of snow or more for Cumberland County
Cumberland County remains under a winter storm warning through 8 p.m. Wednesday as snow begins to cover roads in the Carlisle area. Waynesboro is reporting more than 3 inches of snow in Franklin County as of 3 p.m., with road conditions on Interstate 81 getting worse the further south travelers go f
2 charged with supplying fatal batch of fentanyl, heroin to Manheim man
Two people are charged with supplying heroin laced with fentanyl that led to a Manheim man's overdose death in December, according to the Lancaster County district attorney's office. Justina L. Heisey, 56, and Justin D. Zelek, 23, are charged with felonies of drug delivery resulting in death, crimin
Recent law gives Pennsylvania a cut of Powerball jackpot sold in Lancaster County
The wait for the winner continues. Someone purchased a winning Powerball ticket worth $456.7 million at the Speedway in Manheim, Lancaster County. It's unknown if they're Irish, but they'll get a pot of gold following the St. Patrick's Day drawing. "This is the largest jackpot ever awarded in Pennsy
Woman dies following head-on type collision with Freightliner on Route 934
NORTH ANNVILLE TWP., Lebanon County - UPDATE: A 42-year-old woman died following a head-on type collision with a Freightliner Monday morning on Route 934 at Yordy's Bridge Road. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Erin Finegan, of Grantville, was traveling in the southbound lane entering the "s"
Berks County couple charged after police find body of 6-month-old baby hidden in container full of cat litter
WEST LAWN, Berks County - A Berks County couple is facing criminal charges after police say they hid the body of their infant daughter in a plastic container filled with cat litter in a crawlspace inside their West Lawn home, according to the Berks County District Attorney's Office. Samantha Trump,
Winning $456M Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold In Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, PA - Someone who bought a lottery ticket in Pennsylvania woke up $456.7 million richer on Sunday. A single ticket sold in the Keystone State won the Powerball jackpot on Saturday, lottery officials announced. It was the 8th largest jackpot in Powerball history. It wasn't immediately know
1 person killed in morning crash
WGAL News 8 Updated: 9:02 AM EDT Mar 19, 2018 A person was killed in a crash in Lebanon County Monday morning. It happened on SR 934 in North Annville Township around 7:15 a.m. The road is closed between Jonestown Road and Yordy's Bridge Road. The victim has not yet been identified.
Do you recognize these shoplifters?
Police in Steelton are asking for help from the public in identifying a trio suspected of shoplifting at a local store. The theft occurred on Saturday at R & M Variety Store along the 800 block of North Front Street, police said. The suspects then left the area in a green and brown Ford SUV. Anyone
Crash closes all lanes of Route 934 in Lebanon County
LEBANON COUNTY, Pa.- A crash has closed all lanes on Route 934 at Yordy's Bridge Road. Crews were dispatched around 7:15 a.m. to the road in North Annville Township for a reported head on crash. The crash involves multiple vehicles and there is no word on if any injuries were suffered in the crash.
Fatality reported in morning crash
One person reportedly died in a crash on Route 934 in Lebanon County on Monday morning. WGAL says the accident occurred around 7:15 a.m. in North Annville Township. Police have closed the highway between Jonestown and Yordy's Bridge Road.
Snow expected for the start of spring in central Pa.
Snow is expected to move into central Pennsylvania on Monday night and into Tuesday for the start of spring, but it isn't expected to amount to much, according to the National Weather Service at State College. As of Sunday evening, less than an inch of snow is expected by 2 p.m. Tuesday in places li