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Crews battle early morning fire in York

York – Fire crews battled a house fire in York, early Saturday morning. The fire happened on 49 East Cottage Place, according to York City Department of Fire. Fire officials say the fire caused $70,000 in damage.


Man claims he was unreasonably searched in lawsuit filed against City of York, unidentified officers

HARRISBURG -- A West Manchester Township man filed a lawsuit on February 4 against the City of York and unidentified officers for their alleged violation of his rights. Victor Ezeibe claims that officers allegedly pointed guns at him and was unreasonably searched at a Turkey Hill in York City on Dec


Lawsuit: cellphone video shows portion of encounter with York Police

York — A civil rights lawsuit is filed against the City of York and unidentified police officers. Cellphone video taken by a witness video shows some of the encounter, showing police yelling commands to Victor Ezeibe in a traffic stop in December.


Pennsylvania man allegedly attacks sheriff's deputy in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — A Pennsylvania man is facing charges for allegedly attacking a sheriff's deputy on Friday night. According to Chautauqua County Police, deputies pulled over Steven Combs, 25, near the town of Mina shortly before midnight.


Two men arrested during police raid of York City home

YORK — Two men were arrested after York City Police, U.S. Marshals, members of the York County Drug Task Force, and the York County Quick Response team served a search warrant on a Walnut Street home Thursday night, according to York Police.


PHOTOS: Palmyra at Spring Grove girls' basketball

Palmyra faces Spring Grove in the District 3 Class 5-A basketball quarterfinal, Friday, February 22, 2019. John A. Pavoncello photo.


Police: Victim shot in back while lying on ground

A York City man is accused of shooting and robbing another man following an argument last month. On Thursday, Feb. 21, York City Police filed charges alleging Jamar Christopher Abney shot George Kinard twice after Abney claimed Kinard was having sex with his child's mother.


Tractor trailer overturns on I-83 North in York County

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — A tractor trailer overturned Thursday night on Interstate 83 North. Crews were dispatched to mile marker 4.5 just before 8 p.m. The Shrewsbury Volunteer Fire Department says one passenger car and the tractor trailer were involved in the crash.


York man found squatting in feces-filled room inside vacant building, police say

YORK — A homeless man from York has been charged with criminal trespassing after police discovered him squatting in a feces-filled room inside a vacant building during Wednesday’s winter storm, according to a criminal complaint affidavit.


Per-Person Fees Proposed for Pennsylvania State Police Protection

Municipalities that currently rely on state police for full-time coverage would need to pay the state a per-resident fee for those services -- as much as $166 for the largest communities -- under Gov. Tom Wolf's 2019 budget proposal.


‘I was shaking and terrified’: Man speaks out after encounter with police

YORK COUNTY, Pa. -- Cell phone video captured what Victor Ezeibe describes as the scariest moment of his life. “I thought that was going to be my last day on earth,” said Ezeibe.


Renewed push to change education formula; York would see benefits

There is a renewed push at the state capitol to change the way school districts receive state funding. And that could mean a huge shift in where the money is heading. “It would be huge. Not just for York city which is underfunded but for West York as well as York Suburban,” said Representative Carol


DISTRICT 3 BASKETBALL, THURSDAY, FEB. 21: York High boys roll to District 3 5-A semifinals

The York High Bearcats rolled into the District 3 Class 5-A boys' basketball semifinals on Thursday night with an 80-57 triumph over York-Adams Division I rival Northeastern on the Bearcats' home floor.


Former Detroit Man Facing 23 Charges in Pennsylvania

NEW CASTLE, PA – A 35-year-old man, formerly of Detroit, is in custody facing 23 charges in Pennsylvania after being on the run for 2 1/2 years. According to New Castle News, Ernest Chapman was arrested by New Castle police on January 31st, 2019. 2 1/2 years ago Chapan was involved in a police pursu


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


‘The Daggone Thing Was Strong’: Police, Neighbors Try To Capture Emu On The Loose In York County

YORK COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — An emu is on the loose in York County. The York Daily Record reports police and neighbors tried to capture the flightless bird, but to no avail. The bird, which is the size of a pre-teen child, has been in the area for around a year, but on Monday, a Northern York County Reg


5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.


Pennsylvania prisons to stop copying inmates' legal mail

To settle two federal lawsuits, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections will stop intercepting and copying inmates’ legal mail as part of its drug surveillance and security plans.


York City fires cop for misconduct

A York City Police officer was fired for multiple charges of misconduct, according to a York City Council resolution. Officer Michael Roosen's termination was recommended by Police Chief Troy Bankert based upon "the seriousness of his actions and consideration of his prior discipline," according to


Man Killed Outside Liberty Road Carryout Restaurant: Police

WINDSOR MILL, MD — Officials say a homicide investigation is underway in Baltimore County after a man was found fatally shot Thursday night outside a carryout restaurant on Liberty Road. An officer was flagged down by someone in the parking lot, where the man was pronounced deceased at the scene, po