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Woman Dies In Thursday Night Crash In York Co.

A woman who allegedly ran through a stop sign is dead in York County. Police say the victim was hit by a tractor-trailer at MT. Pisgah and Yorkana Roads in Lower Windsor Township just after 9:30p Thursday. The woman’s identity is being withheld pending family notification. ... Continue Reading

Lancaster Co. Farmer Killed In Accident

A Lancaster County farmer is dead after an accident while picking pumpkins with his family. Lancasteronline.com reports that the coroner was called to a farm along the 500-block of Vintage Road in Paradise Township just after 6:30p Thursday. Officials say the family had been putting pumpkins in a horse-drawn wagon when the horses were spooked.… ... Continue Reading

Brogue Woman Dies In York Co. Traffic Accident

One person is dead following a two-vehicle traffic accident in York County. The Coroner’s Office says it happened just before 9am Thursday along Delta Road (Route-74) near Bacon Road in Chanceford Township. Officials say 28-year old Samantha Rodriguez of Brogue was killed when a pick-up truck going the opposite way drifted across the center line… ... Continue Reading

7 Of 8 Catholic Dioceses In PA Subpoenaed As Feds Begin Clergy Abuse Probe

The U-S Justice Department will investigate clergy abuse in Pa. Sources say federal prosecutors have served subpoenas on seven of the state’s 8-diocese including Harrisburg and Philadelphia. The move follows last summer’s state grand jury report that detailed hundreds of allegations of children being sexually abused by Catholic priests across the commonwealth. Two priests have… ... Continue Reading

PA Toughens DUI Penalties

Tougher penalties for repeat DUI offenders is coming to Pa. after the state legislature passed approved a bill. Governor Tom Wolf will sign the measure that makes a third DUI conviction with at least double the legal alcohol limit, a felony. A fourth DUI conviction would make it an automatic felony. The legislation also adds… ... Continue Reading

York City Fire Dept. Gets Decontamination Grant

The City of York’s Department of Fire/Rescue Services will receive a grant Friday for decontamination material to help reduce the risk of cancer to firefighters. Firefighters are more likely to develop forms of cancer due to routinely being exposed to toxins and carcinogens during their duties. The grant will come from the Carney Strong Initiative… ... Continue Reading

Shooting In Lancaster City

A TUESDAY NIGHT SHOOTING IN LANCASTER CITY LEAVES THE VICTIM IN CRITICAL BUT STABLE CONDITION. POLICE SAY THE VICTIM WAS FOUND WOUNDED IN THE ABDOMEN ALONG EAST KING AND SOUTH LIME STREETS AT AROUND 7:45PM. ANYONE WITH MORE INFO CAN CALL LANCASTER COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS ARE 1-800-322-1913. NO WORD YET ON A SUSPECT. ... Continue Reading

Teen Wanted In A Double Murder In York Arrested

A teen wanted in a double murder in York was arrested Tuesday afternoon, according to York City Police. 16 year old Luis Joshua Vicente-Ramirez, was arrested around 4:55 p.m. in the 300 Block of East Cottage Place, . He was taken into custody by patrol officers. The teen was wanted in the deaths of 28-year-old… ... Continue Reading

Anti-hazing Bill Heads To PA Governor’s Desk

The state Senate Monday joined the state House in approving the Timothy Piazza Anti-hazing Bill. The 19-year old was a Penn State fraternity pledge in February of last year when he died after drinking excessive amounts of alcohol, and then fell down some stairs. Eventually, the school closed the fraternity. The measure will require schools… ... Continue Reading

York City Murder Suspect Surrenders

One of the two men charged with a York City homicide has turned himself in to police. Officers say Rahmeire Bradshaw of Dover is accused in the October-7th shooting death of 24-year old Tyler Owens along the 100-block of South Richland Avenue. Earlier, police arrested 22-year old Zane Senft of no fixed address and charged… ... Continue Reading

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