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  • Victims of Mechanicsburg car dealer can seek restitution

    90 Day Window for Consumer Victims to be Eligible for Restitution HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro is announcing a $50,892.29 settlement that allows restitution for consumer victims of a Mechanicsburg motor vehicle dealership, New Kingstown Auto, LLC, the owner of the dealership, Harry D. Laughman, and an employee, Dana L. (Blosser) San. The settlement, in the form of a petition requiring court approval, comes as a result of a lawsuit filed by the Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of […]

  • Cleaning robots could prevent spread of “superbug fungus”

    CHAMBERSBURG, Pa– As a so-called “superbug fungus” spreads spores and concerns across the country, a powerful tool in Chambersburg Hospital’s cleaning arsenal could prevent its spread should a patient with the fungus arrive for treatment. Last week, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent a warning to healthcare centers about Candida Auris. The warning has created several news reports about the “superbug fungus” which now has several hundred reported cases in the United States, mostly in New York, New […]

  • Resurrection teacher wins Golden Apple Award

    HARRISBURG — Resurrection Catholic School kindergarten teacher Kristy Legenstein won a Golden Apple from the Harrisburg Diocese, an award that recognizes professional excellence, leadership, and devotion to teaching in Catholic schools. Legenstein earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Immaculata University in 1991. She enjoyed a successful career in vaccine production, but remembered her time as a cheerleading and softball coach in high school and felt a longing to work with children. “I wanted to be the change in a […]

  • Walmart announces driver wage increase in Pennsylvania

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Walmart today announced an investment in driver wages. Walmart says the move represents Walmart’s commitment to maintaining its position as one of the best jobs in the transportation industry and the importance of recruiting and retaining the best drivers. Starting in February drivers will receive a per mile increase of $0.01 and a 50-cent increase in activity pay for arrive and arrive/drop occurrences. That means Walmart drivers will now be paid up to $1 every time they […]

  • SWAT called to incident in Newberry Township

    NEWBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WPMT) – Police are involved in an incident in Newberry Township, York County. The incident shutdown Old Trail Road between Walmart and Rock-It Pizza. York County Emergency Dispatchers told FOX43 that this could be related to a police chase in the area earlier Monday and that a person is possibly armed. The York County Quick Response Team was called to the area. The incident backed up traffic on Interstate 83, after police shut down Exit 33 at […]

  • House mourns the loss of Rep. Sid Kavulich

    HARRISBURG, Oct. 16 – House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody said House members and staff are grief-stricken at the passing of Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich of the 114th District. Kavulich died early this morning at a Philadelphia hospital where he had been since undergoing major surgery in early October. “Sid was always gracious and engaging. He enjoyed working with people and really getting to know them. That’s why being a representative was such a good fit for him,” Dermody said. “We […]

  • Lancaster County Drug Task Force K-9 gets protective vest

    LANCASTER, PA — Bear, the Lancaster County Drug Task Force’s K-9 officer, is now equipped with a protective vest for searches and other operations. A donation from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. fitted the bullet- and stab-proof vest for Bear, a 3½ -year-old chocolate Lab who has been working with the Task Force since December. Bear has already gone on over 40 search operations, with his handler Detective Anthony Lombardo, who is also a Manheim Township Police Officer. The vest […]

  • Sex offender extradited from Ohio

    HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the arrest and extradition of a Delaware County mother living in Ohio who, together with her ex-boyfriend, created child pornography of her three-year-old daughter while living in Pennsylvania. Kayla Parker, 26, of Smithville Road, Dayton, Ohio, was charged with felonies including the sexual abuse and exploitation of children, endangering the welfare of a child and indecent assault. Parker lived with her ex-boyfriend, David Carbonaro of Upper Darby, approximately four years ago. During […]

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    Lancaster District Attorney: Calls for court-related fines are scam

    LANCASTER, PA — The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office is issuing a warning regarding an ongoing scam that involves callers asking for payment of fines on behalf of the Lancaster County Court system. It appears the scam involves a “spoof” of the Court Administration phone line (717-299-8041), meaning that line appears on caller ID but is actually from someone else: the scammer. There have been multiple reports from targets who said they were called and demands were made for payment […]

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