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Southbound I-81 traffic snarled as crews remove crashed tractor-trailer

Traffic is currently snarled on Interstate 81, in the southbound lanes, between Halfway and Williamsport, at the 3.5 mile-marker. Crews are removing a tractor-trailer, that lost control and crashed during this week's snowstorm, according to a spokesman with the Maryland State Police. Powell inducte

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-22 17:31:00

Mother and boyfriend charged in 3-year-old Greencastle girl's death

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A 3-year-old Greencastle girl died in January from a mixture of drug toxicity in her system. On Thursday, her mother and the mother's boyfriend were charged with third-degree murder. In addition to the murder count, Brittany N. Higgins, 29, of Greencastle, and Brian P. Bennett, 29

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-22 21:01:00

Woman hid in vehicle, led officers on a pursuit: Police

A woman is facing charges after police say she led officers on a pursuit in Cumberland County after hiding in an unlocked vehicle in a parking lot. Officers were dispatched at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a robbery of a motor vehicle in the first block of Spring Garden Street, Carlisle. Christ

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 14:17:57

Crash shuts down stretch of I-81 in Cumberland County

A crash has shut down Interstate 81 in Cumberland County. All lanes of I-81 are closed between Exit 29, PA 174 King Street and Exit 37, PA 233 Newville. The crash happened in the northbound lanes. PennDOT officials expect the road to remain closed for quite a while. Stay with WGAL for updates on th

WGAL - 2018-03-21 14:34:00

Guilford Township says it should have issued boil-water notice three months ago

GUILFORD TOWNSHIP - Residents in Guilford Township were notified recently that they may have been briefly exposed to potentially contaminated water three months ago. Between 12:30 p.m and 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, "the chlorine feed was interrupted at the Orebank treatment facility in order to perform m

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-03-22 15:26:43

Man fired from job accused of threatening to shoot boss, co-worker

An Adams County man is charged with threatening to shoot his boss and a co-worker after he was fired, police say. file photo Creedon Wayne McCleaf, 26, of Aspers, was charged with terroristic threats and two counts of harassment by Cumberland Township police Monday. He was released from Adams County


Man threatened Chambersburg officers with butcher knife, police say

James Andrew Moreland, 58, is charged with one count aggravated assault, one count terroristic threats and one count public drunkenness, according to the report. Officers were dispatched Tuesday to assist the Chambersburg Fire Department with a fire alarm on West Liberty Street. During the alarm, M


Biglerville man pleads guilty to sex crime

Times Staff Report A Biglerville man is required to register as a sex offender for 25 years after sending explicit images of himself to a minor through a social media network, according to court officials. Ethan Thomas, 21, pleaded guilty Thursday in Adams County Court to disseminating obscene and o

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2018-03-23 04:03:27

Nursing scholarships offered in Franklin County

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The 2018 Franklin County Nursing Scholarship is open to all high school seniors living and attending high school, for at least one year, in Franklin County and who have been accepted into an accredited four-year nursing program. Applicants are required to include essays briefly i

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-22 11:00:00

Chambersburg teen center aims to keep youth out of trouble, support them through hardships

CHAMBERSBURG - With teens in the community facing a variety of issues - ranging from drug and alcohol problems to bullying - Don Houser is working on a way to help them cope with these difficult challenges. The founder of Proverbs 31 and the 360 Transformation Center, organizations that help ex-off

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-03-21 20:04:51

Weather conditions close PennDOT Driver License and Photo License Centers

HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that, due to weather conditions, the Driver License and Photo License Centers in the following counties are now closed: Adams County - Gettysburg Driver License Center (37 N. 4th, Gettysburg) Cumberland County - Car

FOX43.COM - 2018-03-21 19:46:18

Man behind bars after he threatens Chambersburg police with butcher knife

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Police say a man is behind bars after threatening to kill police with a butcher knife. Police say they arrested 58-year-old James Moreland and charged him with aggravated assault, terroristic threats and public drunkenness. On Tuesday, police responded to 76 West L


Hagerstown man defends himself against heroin, cocaine charges

There were 30 objections Thursday - just during opening statements - as a Hagerstown man acting as his own attorney defended himself against charges that he was found with heroin and other drugs last year. Anthony Leon Latimer, 37, of West Washington Street, was charged with possession with intent t

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-22 23:08:00

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


Section of I-81 closing due to multiple crashes

At least three separate crashes involving tractor trailers is closing a section of I-81 north Wednesday morning. I-81N is closing at exit 29. Route 11 is a detour, state police in Carlisle said. One of the crashes occurred between 1.8 miles south of Exit 37:Pa. 233-Newville and 0.8 miles south of Ex

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 13:34:21

Here's how much snow fell so far throughout central Pa.

Persistent snow throughout central Pennsylvania has resulted in at least a few inches of snow in various areas across central Pennsylvania. Some areas even got a foot of snow. Here's how much snow fell in areas across the region, according to National Weather Service, as of 12:25 p.m. Wednesday: Ada

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:44:29

No day like a snow day: Winter storm warning extended through Wednesday night

The winter storm warning that was supposed to expire at 8 p.m. Tuesday remained in effect as the snow continued to fall on Frederick County overnight into Wednesday. Early reports from spotters in Thurmont indicated up to 10 inches had fallen there, and at least one report in Frederick put the inch

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2018-03-21 14:45:00

Police seek info in Chambersburg robbery

At about 7:30 a.m., officers investigated a strong arm robbery in which a man approached a girl in the parking lot of Sheetz on Monticello Court, grabbed her purse and then fled to West Queen Street, the report shows. Police said a witness chased the man, who then injured his leg while running behin


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


LIVE: Watch the snowstorm in Chambersburg

Public Opinion's webcam is up and running for the latest winter storm to hit the region. Want to get a look at what it's like in downtown Chambersburg before heading in? Just want to see a nice winter scene? This is the place to do it. Click here to watch the live feed, or see it below.