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Grandview Golf Course Incident Subject Of Hearing In York

A Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission hearing into possible discrimination at the Grandview Golf Course in Dover Township will continue this morning in York City Council Chambers. The panel began gathering evidence in the first of two sessions on Thursday. The commissioners learned more about why a group of African American women were asked to leave… ... Continue Reading

Mother Of Governor Wolf Passes Away

Governor Tom Wolf’s mother has passed away. A statement from the Governor’s Office said Cornelia Rohlman Westerman Wolf died in her MT. Wolf home this week. She was 94. Funeral arrangements are pending. The governor added that while his family deeply misses his mother, their remembrance of her will bring them comfort during this difficult… ... Continue Reading

Lancaster Man Convicted Over 2-Dozen Times

After being convicted 27-times over the last 30-years, a Lancaster County man heads to prison one more time. The District Attorney’s Office says 49-year old James Thomas was found guilty of multiple burglaries in East Lampeter and Manheim Townships last March. Combined with a prison term for a parole violation last month, Thomas was given… ... Continue Reading

York Co. Prison Inmate Found Dead

An autopsy is planned for Friday on the inmate who died at the York County Prison. The Coroner’s Office says 64-year old John Thomas of York City was found unresponsive in his cell early Thursday morning. He never regained consciousness. Officials say foul play is not suspected and instead they believe Thomas’ extensive medical history… ... Continue Reading

Fatal Fire In York Co.

The State Police Fire Marshal is investigating a fatal fire in York County. York Area Regional Police say the blaze was reported at around 5:30pm Wednesday in a home along the 100-block of McKinley Drive in York Township. The Coroner’s Office says the lone resident, a man, was found dead inside. His identity will be… ... Continue Reading

PA Priest Sex Abuse Report Blocked From Release

In a surprise announcement Wednesday, the state Supreme Court issued an order blocking the Attorney General from releasing a report from a grand jury that investigated child sex abuse in six Catholic dioceses across the commonwealth, including the Harrisburg diocese. The court offered no explanation for the move. The report had been anticipated after a… ... Continue Reading

2018-2019 State Budget Passes A Hurdle

The Pennsylvania General Assembly has passed a budget for the new fiscal year which starts on July-1st. Governor Tom Wolf worked with leadership in the Republican-controlled state House to pass the spending plan which totals $32.7 billion dollars. The budget doesn’t include a tax increase but it will add more money for education and school… ... Continue Reading

Lancaster Co. Man Sentenced For Multiple Sex Assaults

From 10-to-25 years in prison. That’s the sentence for a former Youth Intervention Center employee who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing 5-girls at the Lancaster County facility. The District Attorney’s Office says 52-year old David Stevenson admitted to multiple offenses connected to the attacks on girls as young as 14. He assaulted the teens between… ... Continue Reading

Two Towns In York Co. Merge Police

Wrightsville and Hellam in York County will combine police departments starting on July-1st. Officials say the move will save money while providing 24-hour coverage to both communities. ... Continue Reading

Federal Grand Jury Indicts York City Man

A York City man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on drug trafficking and firearms charges. U-S Attorney David Freed says 39-year old Fernandino Rodriguez-Colon was arrested last winter after he was found with crack cocaine, and other drugs along with a 45-caliber handgun. The case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods which… ... Continue Reading

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