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Girls Basketball Roundup: Palmyra and Lower Dauphin punch their tickets to the District 3 Class 5A Quarterfinals

Palmyra trailed after three quarters, but a strong finish propelled the Cougars past Lampeter-Strasburg, 41-35, in a District 3 Class 5A playoff tilt. The Pioneers led 30-28 as the fourth quarter began, but the Cougars finished the contest on a 13-5 run to overtake the lead and seal the win. The Cou


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.


Breaking Benjamin to perform 3 concerts in Pa. this summer

It’s a good time to be a rock fan in central Pennsylvania. Breaking Benjamin is headlining the WQXA 105.7 the X Summerfest on July 27 at Hersheypark Stadium. The band is best known for its hits “The Diary of Jane" in 2006, “I Will Not Bow” in 2009 and “Angels Fall” in 2015. Breaking Benjamin is join


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 prisons’ unprecedented mail policy will be tested in federal court this week

In September, Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections responded to what it said was a scourge of drug smuggling with a series of stringent security measures, some of them with no precedent in a state prison system.


A preview of the Dauphin County Women's Expo

From shopping to spa treatments, fashion shows and relishing in some "me time," the Dauphin County Women's Expo has a lot of different things for ladies from all different paths. We were invited to the February 23 event on Good Day PA.


Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty in Rape and Murder of Girlfriend's 14-Year-Old Daughter

Over two years after a Pennsylvania teenager’s dismembered body was found by hunters in October 2016, her mother’s boyfriend has pleaded guilty. Jacob Sullivan of Horsham, 46, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in the rape, murder and dismemberment of 14-year-old Grace Packer, according to the Associated Pre


Pennsylvania must keep up on voting systems, lawmakers told

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP - Pennsylvania's top elections official is warning that failing to replace voting machines by 2020 could make the state the only one without a voter-verifiable paper trail.


Elbridge mom and son continue to recover from ‘flying wheel’ accident in Pennsylvania

An Elbridge mother and son hurt in a freak accident driving in Pennsylvania continue to recover in the hospital. Michael Griswold, 36, his wife Heather and their three children were driving from Elbridge to Pennsylvania to see friends last Friday when a tire and partial axle flew through their winds


Walmart shift from ‘people greeters’ to ‘customer hosts’ threatens disabled man’s job

A business decision by the nation’s largest retailer that, by many accounts, has been well-accepted by customers across the country may have the perverse effect of costing a Snyder County man his job.


’He was a good man:’ Murdered Harrisburg man’s sister wracked with emotion after jury acquits 2 accused of slaying

Krissy Whitlock is weathering a storm of emotions. Five days ago, a Dauphin County jury acquitted two Harrisburg men of murdering her 27-year-old brother Frankie. And Krissy is certain that justice wasn’t done.


Latest forecasts predict 6 to 8 inches of snow Wednesday

A long day of wintry weather is ahead Wednesday, and central Pennsylvania will see the worst of it, according to the National Weather Service. Lebanon, Newport, Harrisburg, Carlisle, Bedford, Gettysburg and Chambersburg are all in line for the storm to hit head on, with a predicted six inches of sno


Winter storm to bring morning snow, afternoon sleet, evening freezing rain

A winter storm warning went into effect at 6 a.m. as heavy snow heads our way this morning, followed by sleet in the afternoon and freezing rain this evening. National Weather Service at State College meteorologist Bill Gartner said we should start seeing the first snowflakes in Harrisburg around 6


Here's how Pennsylvania is doing midway through flu season

Sixteen adult deaths associated with influenza have been reported to the state Health Department in the last two weeks, rounding out what in the previous two years has been peak flu season.


Commercial flight hits record 801 mph over Pennsylvania

A record breaking jet stream above New York City Monday night provided a turbo boost to a commercial flight to hit record speeds. With help of a rapid tailwind of a blazing 231 mph, Virgin Atlantic Flight 8, traveling from Los Angeles to London hit 801 mph! That could be a record a high speed for a


Expected legislation might save Three Mile Island

Two state lawmakers plan to introduce legislation within the next two weeks that might keep the Three Mile Island nuclear plant operational beyond its scheduled September closure, but opponents call it a "bailout."


Woman on disability gets notice that she has lost her medicare benefits

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Theresa Terry found out that she no longer qualified for for Medicare benefits through her insurance company. Terry called The Department of Human Services and was told that her cost of living increase pushed her over the limit by $2.


Markol: Tournament time is here ... let the fun begin

It's postseason pickin' time as I try to predict the winners in each weight class through the PIAA state tournament in Hershey. And, since most of our area wrestlers are competing in the PIAA Class 3A District One-East Tournament at Quakertown, we'll use that event for the selections. (And next week


Ohio Man Sentenced To 35 Years For Sex Crimes Against Minors In Several States, Including Pennsylvania

(KDKA) – The U.S. Secret Service announced that an Ohio man was sentenced to 35 years in prison for committing sex crimes against minor girls in several states, including Pennsylvania.


PennDOT, Pennsylvania Turnpike issue commercial vehicle bans, restrictions

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have issued phased vehicle bans and restrictions for Wednesday as a winter storm hits across Pennsylvania. As of 6 a.m. Wednesday, commercial vehicles (including buses) were banned from I-70 in Fulton County, and I-99 from I-80 to the turnpike.