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Bomb Threats Spread Across The U-S & In York/Lancaster

Local officials in York and Lancaster continue to investigate a rash of bomb threats that came in here and across the U-S. The email generated threats targeted a variety of locations including news outlets, government buildings, banks, libraries, schools and other businesses. No bombs were found. ... Continue Reading

York Man Indicted For Armed Robbery

A York County man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for armed robbery and a firearms offense. U-S Attorney David Freed says 21-year old Ernesto Watkins of York has been charged with using a handgun to rob a Turkey Hill Minit Market in downtown York on July-1 of this year. Watkins was arrested… ... Continue Reading

Lancaster Man Charged With Burglarizing Own Home

A Lancaster City man is arrested for breaking into his own home. A resident called 9-1-1 recently to report at man kicking in the door of a home. Police responded to the first block of East Frederick Street to find the home ransacked with suspected illegal drugs scattered about. While officers were investigating they noticed… ... Continue Reading

Victim Identified In York Co. Fatal Traffic Accident

The woman who died after her car ran off a York County road and hit a tree has been identified. The Coroner’s Office says the single-vehicle crash happened just after 7:30p Wednesday near Emig Road and Haar Road in North Codorus Township. The driver, 66-year old Elisabeth Utting of Spring Grove, was pronounced dead at… ... Continue Reading

Man Wanted For Alleged Knife Threat In Lancaster Co.

A Lancaster County man is wanted after a woman says she was threatened with a large knife during an argument. Southern Regional Police say 22-year old David Cross of Pequea Township allegedly also sent the victim multiple threatening messages via electronic communication. Cross has been charged with stalking, terroristic threats and simple assault. He remains… ... Continue Reading

Hospital Is Closing In Lancaster City

UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster, formerly Lancaster Regional, and St. Joseph’s Hospital will close in 2019. UPMC Pinnacle purchased the facility in 2017. Officials say they will transition inpatient services to the UPMC Pinnacle Lititz Hospital along Highland Drive in Warwick Township by March of next year. ... Continue Reading

York City Shooting Suspect Arrested

He was armed and dangerous and now the suspect in York City’s latest shooting is in custody. Officers say 39-year old Juan Jose Torres Correa has been charged with aggravated assault and a firearms violation following the shooting early Saturday along the 300-block of West King Street. The victim was treated at York Hospital after… ... Continue Reading

Driver Charged In Double Fatal Crash In Lancaster Posts $1-Million Bail

The driver who has been charged with 3rd-degree murder in a traffic accident that killed two Warwick High School juniors is now confined to her home after posting $1-million dollars bail. At a news conference last week, Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman talked about the suspect driver, 63-year old Debra Slaymaker-Walker of Mount Joy… ... Continue Reading
Suspect Identified In York Shooting

Suspect Identified In York Shooting

The hunt is underway for the man now identified as a suspect in a York City shooting from last month. Police say Dajuan Banks has been charged with criminal attempted homicide and aggravated assault. The victim is still recovering from being wounded along the 900-block of Hay Street on November-28th. ... Continue Reading

Ex-Boyfriend Charged With Arson In York Co.

The York man accused of setting fire to his ex-girlfriend’s mobile home is on the run. Newberry Township Police say units responded to a home along the 700-block of Cassel Road just before 1:30p Monday. Officers say 46-year old Douglas Kesecker of York has been charged with arson. Police say a surveillance photo shows Kesecker… ... Continue Reading

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