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  • Cyclists come together following hit-and-run crash in South Londonderry Township

    SOUTH LONDONDERRY TOWNSHIP, LEBANON COUNTY, Pa.–More than a week after a group of cyclists were struck by a hit-and-run driver in Lebanon County—a ceremony  was held Monday to raise awareness that bike riders and drivers can safely share the road. The group “Bicycle South Central Pa.” placed three red bikes along the 8000 block of Colebrook Road in South Londonderry Township—to mark the spot where three riders were hurt in a hit-and-run crash on July 22. The red bikes signify […]

  • 2 accused of human trafficking through bogus ministry in Harrisburg

      HARRISBURG, Pa.–Two  men were arrested earlier this week on human trafficking-related charges connected to a bogus ministry in Harrisburg. Edward Edmonds, 31, and Daerell Holmes, 20, are each charged with involuntary servitude, manufacturing, delivering, or possessing with intent to deliver a controlled substance, theft by unlawful taking, conspiracy and dealing in proceeds of unlawful activities. Edmonds is also charged with child pornography. Both men were arraigned Thursday and taken to Dauphin County Prison in lieu of $250,000 bail. Investigators […]

  • Anonymous tip leads to arrest in Swatara Township robbery

    SWATARA TOWNSHIP, DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.–Acting on an anonymous tip, police arrested a Middletown man Tuesday after two women were robbed in Swatara Township earlier this week. Daniel Brady, 34, is charged with two counts of robbery and access device is counterfeit, altered or incomplete. The robbery happened shortly before 12:30 a.m. Monday along the 400 block of Harvard Court  when a man followed two women to their apartment complex after they exited their car, according to police reports. The suspect […]

  • Crews battle fire at Gettysburg College’s Union Building

    GETTYSBURG, Pa.–Crews battled a fire at Gettysburg College on Thursday afternoon. It broke out  at the College’s Union Building (CUB) located along the 200 block of West Lincoln Avenue shortly after 12:15 p.m. It appears the fire broke out in the construction/demolition area of the CUB, according Jamie Yates, the college’s director of communications and media. The fire was limited to the demolition area and did not spread to the interior/office are of the CUB, Yates said. Fire investigators say […]

  • Police: Spring Grove woman stole over $100K from employer to feed gambling addiction

    ADAMS COUNTY, Pa.–A Spring Grove woman accused of stealing more than $100,000 from her employer said she suffers from a gambling addiction, according to a criminal complaint filed in Adams County court. Christine Kale, 48, is charged with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. She was arraigned Tuesday on $50,000 bail. Police launched an investigation in April 2017 after the owner of Hoke Mills Inc, based in Abbottstown, discovered that the companies bank account was not reflecting what […]

  • Inmate death at Lancaster County Prison under investigation

      LANCASTER, Pa.–Police are investigating after an inmate at Lancaster County Prison died early Wednesday morning, according to the Lancaster County Commissioner’s office. The unidentified inmate was found unresponsive in his cell by prison staff around 3:30 a.m. He was taken to Lancaster General Hospital where he later died, according to the commissioner’s office.  Authorities say the inmate was placed in prison on July 9 and was in the intake portion of the facility. An autopsy is planned and the cause of death was not […]

  • Elderly woman robbed of purse in West Donegal Township, new images released

    WEST DONEGAL TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.–Northwest Regional Police are hoping surveillance images will help track down a man and woman  wanted in connection to a strong-armed robbery of an 89-year-old woman in Lancaster County. It happened on July 6 in the parking lot of the Giant located along the 1200 block of South Market Street in West Donegal Township. An 89-year-old woman told police was placing her groceries into her vehicle when a woman approached her and forcibly grabbed her […]

  • Police: 2 men wanted in York City homicide now in custody

    YORK CITY, Pa.– Two suspects in the death of 22-year-old Lester Cortes-Cotto were apprehended by York City Police and the U.S. Fugitive Task Force Tuesday morning, police announced. Juan Castro-Oquendo, 35, and Jose Castro-Oquendo, 31, were arrested in an apartment on the 900 block of East Market Street at 8:45 a.m. They are awaiting arraignment and transport to York County Prison, police say. Both are charged with criminal homicide and conspiracy to commit homicide. Cortes-Cotto died early Sunday after he […]

  • Cause of death determined for man killed in York City early Sunday

    YORK CITY, Pa.–A cause of death has been determined for a 22-year-old man who succumbed to his injuries at York Hospital early Sunday. Lester Cortes-Cotto’s died of multiple sharp force injuries, according to a release by the York County Coroner’s office. There were no gunshot wounds. Officers were initially dispatched to the first block of East Maple Street shortly after 1:30 a.m.  for a report of shots fired. While police were investigating, Cortes-Cotto showed up at the hospital in a […]