BREAKING: U.S. Marshal killed in line of duty in Harrisburg identified as Christoper David Hill, 45

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  • Suspicious package at PSP Carlisle Station sends two troopers, civilian employee to hospital

    CARLISLE — Two Pennsylvania State Troopers and a civilian employee at the Carlisle Station were transported to an area hospital Thursday afternoon after a suspicious package was opened. State Police say the package, in the form of an envelope, was addressed to a trooper at the station. The trooper opened it and immediately became ill — all three individuals affected by the contents inside were taken to the Carlisle Regional Medical Center. They are in the process of being released […]

  • Shooter who killed U.S. Marshal in Harrisburg identified as Kevin Sturgis of Philadelphia

    HARRISBURG – United States Attorney David J. Freed and Dauphin County District Attorney Francis T. Chardo provide the following update after this afternoon’s press conference on the Harrisburg shooting. Investigators have determined the identity of the subject who shot multiple members of the United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force this morning in Harrisburg City as Kevin Sturgis, 31, of Philadelphia, who was killed by law enforcement officers at the scene. RELATED: U.S. Marshal killed in line of duty in Harrisburg identified […]

  • Law enforcement officials identify U.S. Marshal killed in Harrisburg, along with shooter

    UPDATE, 5:46 P.M.: U.S. Attorney David J. Freed and Dauphin County District Attorney Francis T. Chardo have released the identity of the man who shot and killed Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher David Hill and injured two other members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force this morning in Harrisburg. The suspect is Kevin Sturgis, 31, of Philadelphia, the law enforcement officials say. Sturgis was killed by law enforcement officers at the scene. At the time of the incident, Sturgis had […]

  • Harrisburg woman accused of making bomb threat to her employer

    MECHANICSBURG — A 23-year-old Harrisburg woman is accused of making a bomb threat at the Upper Allen Township business she worked for on Tuesday. Yiset Elizabeth Witter, of the 200 block of Boas Street, has been charged with Threat to Use Weapons of Mass Destruction, Terroristic Threats, Harassment, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, according to Upper Allen Township Police. Witter was employed by Randstad Technologies on the 5000 block of Richard Lane. Randstad Technologies is contracted to provide […]

  • Philadelphia Customs officers seize 19 pounds of khat bound for Minnesota

    PHILADELPHIA — With a huge conference championship game on the horizon, Philadelphia is already winning the turnover battle over Minnesota.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Philadelphia recently intercepted a khat load targeted for an address in Minnetonka, Minn. During inspections of arriving express delivery packages January 11, CBP officers examined a parcel manifested as “HR Project Guidelines & Research” that was shipped from Madrid, Spain. Inside the parcel, CBP officers discovered a little more than 19 pounds of […]

  • New Cumberland man accused of choking, assaulting woman at Scottish Inn

    NEW CUMBERLAND, Cumberland County — An 18-year-old New Cumberland man has been charged with strangulation, simple assault, harassment and criminal mischief after an incident Thursday morning at the Scottish Inn at 300 Commerce Drive. According to police, Brandon Strohm allegedly grabbed his girlfriend by the face while she slept, then jerked her head around by her hair and began choking her. Strohm also allegedly broke the victim’s cell phone and tablet before she was able to get away and contact […]

  • Steelers make it official: Randy Fichtner is their new offensive coordinator

    PITTSBURGH — It’s official: Randy Fichtner is running the offense for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team announced Thursday that Fichtner, who served as the Steelers’ quarterbacks coach for the last eight seasons, has been promoted to offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach. We have named Randy Fichtner offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach. MORE: — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) January 18, 2018 He takes over for Todd Haley, whose contract was not renewed after the Steelers bowed out of the AFC playoffs with a 45-42 […]

  • Multi-vehicle crash closes Route 15 in Dillsburg, York County

    FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, York County — A multi-vehicle crash on Route 15 South between Cabin Hollow Road and Century Lane has closed both lanes, according to numerous reports. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene around 2:18 p.m. Initial reports said the accident involved entrapment. UPDATE: Multi vehicle crash on US 15 southbound between Intersection of CABIN HOLLOW RD / + CENTURY LN in FRANKLIN [2TWP] and Range End Rd./Frnklin Church Rd./Sunday Garage in Franklin Twp. All lanes closed. — 511PA […]

  • 2 separate accidents back up traffic on Route 30 East in Lancaster County Thursday morning

    WEST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Lancaster County — Charges are pending in two accidents that occurred Thursday morning along a stretch of Route 30 East near the Prospect Road overpass, according to West Hempfield Township police. The first accident occurred at approximately 8:38 a.m. Officers were dispatched to a three-vehicle crash. After an investigation, police determined that a vehicle driven by Gabriel Stultz, 23, of Marietta, was traveling west on Route 30 when it experienced an undetermined mechanical problem that caused it […]