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Man killed in fight Friday night in Franklin County
A St. Thomas man was killed in a fight in Franklin County Friday night, according to State Police at Chambersburg.Police said Donald David Clark Jr., 27, died after the physical fight at a residence in the 7500 block of Robinson Road, Montgomery Township. His body was discovered at the scene at abou
State Police: Franklin County man dead after fight
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. —State Police are investigating the death of a 27-year-old Franklin County man, who they say died after a physical fight.Troopers responded to the 7500 block of Robinson Road in Montgomery Township around 12:15 a.m. on Saturday. They say that's where they found the body of Donal
School reports: Students buried in cemetery suffered grievous injuries from accidents
Evidence suggested Frank Green died instantly after falling off a train and onto the rails near Mexico, Juniata County.The Oneida youth was a runaway from the Carlisle Indian Industrial School who, it was thought, had fallen asleep after bumming a ride in late June 1898.“He was bruised about the hea
Challenges of jail-to-society transition listed at Franklin County workshop
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Stressors on the correctional system in Franklin County, Pa., include a dearth of available housing and public transportation that keep people incarcerated beyond their possible release date, a criminal justice professional said Sunday.Kim Eaton presented information about local
Two head to trial in 2016 Waynesboro shooting case
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A trial will start Tuesday for two men accused of shooting firearms in public in Waynesboro, Pa., during a fight and what police have described as a case of retaliation in the incident.Anthony M. Cobb, 48, is charged with 13 counts, including attempted murder, solicitation of mur
Sentinel police log for June 17
State Police at Carlisle (717-249-2121)Nicole Leigh Griffin, 30, of Maugansville, Maryland, was charged with reckless driving, limitations on backing and stopping on a busy highway after a road rage incident on Route 581 in Lower Allen Township at 10:29 p.m. June 15. Police said Griffin stopped her
Police log: Hail-bay slasher causes $10,000 loss to Greene Township owner
GREENE TOWNSHIP -Someone went onto a property in the 600 block of Anthony Highway and slashed open 125 plastic-wrapped bails of hay between June 1 and June 9, resulting in a $10,000 loss to the owner, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg. Anyone with information should call state pol
Trial starts Tuesday for Waynesboro men charged in related shootings
Anthony Michael Cobb, 48, and Brandon Jalen Maze, 29, are accused in two separate but related shootings. Cobb is accused of trying to shoot a man during a fight, then later telling Maze to go after that man. While trying to fulfill Cobb's orders, Maze mistakenly shot at another man, police said.
Man dies after fight in Montgomery Township, Pa.
MERCERSBURG, Pa. — A St. Thomas Township, Pa., man died after he got into a fight with another man late Friday or early Saturday at a home in the 7500 block of Robinson Road in Montgomery Township, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police said.Donald David Clark Jr., 27, of St. Thomas Township was found dead
Police: 8-year-old girl raped while in foster care in Silver Spring Township
A Silver Spring Township man has been arrested after police say he raped an 8-year-old girl who was in foster care.Shane Michael Mehaffie, 48, is charged with felony rape of a child, statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, corruption of minors, indecent assault
Greencastle looks to Hagerstown in combating nuisance properties
GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Last July, a meth lab was discovered in a house along Greencastle's main street. Just six months later in the same building, a 3-year-old girl died from a toxic mix of drugs in her system.For Ben Thomas Jr., the death of Logan Starliper that came just a week after he was sworn in
Beware: This deadly poison is spreading around Franklin County
“It’s spreading pretty rapidly,” said John Schwartzer, service forester with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. “It’s one of the most toxic plants in North America.”
Fayetteville man faces 26 counts after police chase through Chambersburg
Jacob Shipman, 31, was charged with two felonies: fleeing or attempting to elude an officer and firearms not to be carried without a license; seven misdemeanors: disorderly conduct, reckless endangerment, marijuana - small amount, two counts of use/possession of drug paraphernalia, and two counts fo
I-81 South shut down in Franklin County
Show TranscriptGREENCASTLE, Pa. —A stretch of Interstate 81 is closed in southern Franklin County.The southbound lanes are closed from Exit 3, US 11 to the Maryland state line due to a crash.The red detour is in effect.Stay with WGAL for updates.
Sentinel police log for June 14
Buy NowState Police at Carlisle (717-249-2121)Around 1 p.m. June 12, a boy was found in possession of alcohol in the 200 block of Heisers Lane in South Middleton Township.State Police at Newport (717-567-3110)A five-gallon gas can filled with fuel was stolen from a garage on Lincoln Street in Duncan
Business picks up at what is now Chambersburg's lone medical marijuana dispensary
Investors have gotten state approval to relocate the dispensary proposed for Guilford Township to West Manchester Township in York County. Building near Chambersburg would have cost too much, according to Jonathan Gusdorff, managing partner of KW Ventures Holdings LLC.
Shippensburg University expands options for adult learners
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Shippensburg University recently announced changes to its degree-completion program that will enhance opportunities for adult learners.Designed to meet the needs of adult learners, the program shifts from a hybrid delivery platform to an entirely online program that can be comple
Police log: Three arrested after man enters wrong home and steals elderly woman's purse
Of those individuals, Jason Rogers, 27, was charged in the burglary. Police said he first accidentally entered through the back of the woman's townhome instead of the neighboring unit he was looking for, but returned later to take the purse.
Police log: Found terrier and contractor issues
8:40 a.m. Minor injury was reported and towing was not required following a crash at East Walnut and York streets. A 1995 Honda Prelude operated by Nicole Wolfe, of Hanover, struck a 2003 Honda Civic operated by Robert Haws of Orrtanna, which then struck a 2006 Chevrolet HHR operated by Brittany Bur
Police: Sobriety checkpoint successful
Police stopped 268 vehicles passing through the 1300 block of Biglerville Road near South Avenue from 9 p.m. Friday to 1 a.m. Saturday, according to Cumberland Sgt. Tim Biggins. Nineteen drivers were detained in a pull-off area, of which nine underwent a standard field sobriety test, Biggins said. T