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13-year-old killed by van in York County was carrying free elliptical machine home

Matthew Gowen was walking home from his cousin's house Thursday night with three friends when they came across an elliptical machine at the curb. The sign on the old machine said, "Free." So Matthew, who had just turned 13, picked it up and started carrying it home. Relatives believe he intended to

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 20:35:27

6-year-old boy struck by vehicle while chasing ball in York County

Right now, police in York County are investigating an accident that sent a 6-year-old boy to the hospital. It happened just after 6:30 Friday night at the Spring Grove Soccer Complex. Police say the victim was chasing a ball, when he was struck by a vehicle. He was flown to Hershey Medical Center. T

WGAL - 2017-09-23 00:37:00

Why I'm running as a Republican for York mayor

Friends, neighbors and colleagues, I am Michael Helfrich, president of York City Council, and I am on the ballot to be your next mayor of York City. This comes as a surprise to some people, so I wanted to take a moment to explain. I ran against our current mayor in the spring primary. Our campaign d

YDR.COM - 2017-09-22 19:53:06

Eastern York Middle School evacuated after bomb threat

WRIGHTSVILLE, YORK COUNTY,Pa - Eastern York Middle School was evacuated for the second time in a week due to a bomb threat. According to the schools Facebook page, the note was found in the boys room and all students were evacuated just around 12:00 p.m. on Friday to Eastern York High School. Last F

FOX43.COM - 2017-09-22 16:46:23

Uncertainty at York Suburban after superintendent takes leave, assistant retires

For the past week, there has been a leadership vacuum at York Suburban School District, with the superintendent on medical leave and her assistant retiring at the end of last week, according to a school administrator. "That's a great question," York Suburban school board member Richard Robinson said

YORK DISPATCH ONLINE - 2017-09-22 19:23:01

13-year-old killed after being hit by minivan in York County identified

Officials have identified the 13-year-old boy who was killed after being struck by a vehicle in York County on Thursday evening. The York County Coroner's office has identified the victim as Matthew Gowen, 13, of Dover. The crash was reported at around 7:30 p.m. on the 4800 South Salem Church Road

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 16:38:04

This Eastern York student is an outdoors superstar

It's hard for Nathan Metzger to think of a hobby that doesn't include the outdoors. The 17-year-old from Wrightsville is an award-winning trap shooter, an experienced angler and a conservationist. His latest accolade - a National Honor Roll award from the Izaak Walton League - is just another testam

YDR.COM - 2017-09-22 16:43:10

'I thought the worst had happened,' as York woman fears for family in Puerto Rico

Maria Perez, of York, was on the phone with her mother, Virginia, and other family members in Puerto Rico, when Hurricane Maria sent them running from their home. Jason Plotkin, York Daily Record Maria Perez could hear the fear in her mother's voice. Help was on the way, but she knew the water was

YDR.COM - 2017-09-22 21:57:00

Coroner called to scene of York city shooting

In the York County crime wrap-up for Sept. 9-15: Machete surprise; massage boundaries; and gamer deal gone bad. York Daily Record The York County coroner's office is at the scene of a shooting that reportedly occurred at South Penn Street and West College Avenue in York on Saturday night. Police ar

YDR.COM - 2017-09-24 00:47:23

These books capture York County's quaint culture and make residents smile

Twenty years ago, Curvin Diffenderfer made York County smile. Curvin, actually York countian Lee Woodmansee, amused thousands by publishing a slender humor-filled paperback book early in 1997. Its cover set the tone: A cartoon showed a balding man with a beard - pretty close in appearance to Tom Wol

YDR.COM - 2017-09-23 10:22:32

Eastern York Middle School evacuated again for bomb threat

The Eastern York Middle School was evacuated for the third bomb threat in a week, according to the district. The district post on its website shortly after noon Friday, Sept. 22, that a note claiming a bomb was in the building was found on the wall in the boy's bathroom. The students were escorted t

YORK DISPATCH ONLINE - 2017-09-22 16:48:43

Young boy struck by vehicle, airlifted to hospital in York County

A young boy struck by a vehicle Friday evening in North Codorus Township has been airlifted from the scene, according to York County dispatch. The helicopter was dispatched to York Road just south of Spring Grove at 6:44 p.m. No further details, including the condition of the child, were immediately

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-23 00:45:20

She hit him with her car, leaving him paralyzed. Now, they've become friends

Her car crashed into the cyclist, launching his body toward her windshield - and his face smacked into the glass right above her steering wheel, inches away from her face. Freya Markowski, screaming, jumped out of her car and rushed to the bloody body. "I'm sorry!" Markowski shouted. Other motorists

YDR.COM - 2017-09-23 16:36:50

2 Connecticut officers shot by man suspected of shooting wife

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Authorities say two police officers have been shot in Connecticut by a man they suspect shot his wife first. New Haven police spokesman Officer David Hartman says two officers responded to an apparent domestic shooting at a home in the city Saturday morning. When the officers arri

YDR.COM - 2017-09-23 19:39:04

77-year-old sentenced to 10 years for growing marijuana

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Two plainclothes detectives were driving a white unmarked pickup truck through a heavily forested road in Polk County on an overcast day in March 2012. A woman had called the sheriff's office in December. Her identity had been stolen, she said, and new credit cards were being sent

YDR.COM - 2017-09-23 00:57:55

Russians tried to hack election systems of 21 states in 2016, officials say

In preparation for the midterms, some states are ditching electronic voting machines for paper ballots, and it's all thanks to Russia. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) reports. Buzz60 MADISON, Wis. - Russians attempted to hack elections systems in 21 states in the run-up to last year's pres

YDR.COM - 2017-09-22 21:00:29

Activist gets OK to burn Nazi-Confederate flag in protest at town fair

A Hummelstown man was arrested Wednesday after he was asked to leave but did not vacate the Palm Lutheran Church property in Palmyra, according to borough police. West Cornwall Township began researching whether they could take any action following a fatal accident on Route 72 in the area of the Sp

YDR.COM - 2017-09-22 16:01:36

How one student outsmarted her teacher, was able to use tons of notes on test

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. - Never underestimate the smarts of a determined college student. Tuesday was the first test day of the semester for assistant college professor Reb Beatty and his accounting class at Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland. As always, he let students cram as much informa

YDR.COM - 2017-09-22 19:35:26

Company fires employees who didn't work during Irma. Then, rehires them

Lee Health fired Patricia Ney because she left when Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida. Thursday, a supervisor called her, asking if she'd take her job back. Lee Health, the largest employer in Lee County, Fla., is scrambling to rehire the employees it decided to release from duty after they fail

YDR.COM - 2017-09-22 19:23:52

Betsy DeVos scraps Obama-era college sexual misconduct rules

WASHINGTON - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance intended to better protect victims of sexual misconduct on college campuses, replacing it with an interim rule she says is meant to strike a more appropriate balance between those accused of sexual misdeeds and their

YDR.COM - 2017-09-22 18:42:32