A Digital Content Producer, Keith Schweigert joins the FOX43 staff after spending more than two decades as a print journalist, editor and videographer in Lancaster County.

Twitter: @K_Schweigert
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Recent Articles
  • Lancaster County DA: Beware of phone scammers claiming to collect ‘fines’ for the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office

    LANCASTER COUNTY — The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office is warning residents about a suspected phone scam in which the caller falsely claims to be collecting fines for the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities have received at least three reports of suspect phone calls this month, the DA says. In the most recent incident, which occurred Tuesday, the caller told a female resident that she had missed a court date, and there would be a warrant issued for her arrest […]

  • Juniata County man accused of stabbing woman to death while under influence of cocaine

    JUNIATA COUNTY — A 29-year-old Mifflin man has been charged with homicide and other offenses related to the stabbing death of his girlfriend Friday night, according to State Police. Luis Miguel Lopez, of the 200 block of Mowrey Street, is charged with criminal homicide, possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, and endangering the welfare of children in relation to the incident, which occurred around 4 a.m. on Jan. 24, according to a criminal complaint […]

  • PSPCA Lancaster will host special adoption event this weekend to coincide with Sunday’s Kitten Bowl on the Hallmark Channel

    LANCASTER — The Lancaster Center for the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will host a special Kitten Bowl Party and Adoption Event this weekend to coincide with the Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl VII. Adoption fees for cats and kittens at the event, which will be held Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at the PSPCA Lancaster Center on 848 S. Prince Street, will be reduced to $25 for approved […]

  • Multiple vehicles damaged by fire in Park City Center parking lot

    LANCASTER — The Lancaster County fire marshal is investigating a fire involving multiple cars at the Park City Center in Lancaster. The fire was first reported at approximately noon on Tuesday, according to emergency dispatch. The cars involved were parked in a lot near the JC Penney store. There is no official word on the cause of the blaze, but it remains under investigation. This is a developing story. FOX43 will have more information as it becomes available.

  • Survey: Number of Americans who say they will bet on Sunday’s Super Bowl increases by about 3 million from last year

    There will be approximately $6.8 billion in wagers laid down for Sunday’s Super Bowl, and approximately three million more American adults say they’ll be among the bettors this year, according to new data released Tuesday by the American Gaming Association. The Kansas City Chiefs take on the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at 6:30 p.m. The game will be televised on FOX43. Key findings from the AGA survey, conducted by Morning Consult, include: More than one-in-tenAmerican adults plan to bet on Super Bowl […]

  • 35 people accused of felony welfare fraud, including 7 from Central Pennsylvania

    HARRISBURG — A total of 35 people — including seven from Central Pennsylvania — have been charged with third-degree felony counts of welfare fraud in December 2019, according to the most recent numbers released by the Office of the State Inspector General. In addition, 10 other people were charged with 10 separate misdemeanor charges of public benefits fraud, the OSIG said. The felony cases involved $240,125.40 in restitution owed to the commonwealth, the OSIG said. Additional cost savings will be […]

  • Trendy DJs Steve Aoki and Deorro will spin tunes at Harrisburg’s Riverfront Park on June 26

    HARRISBURG — Grammy-nominated DJ Steve Aoki and special guest Deorro will appear in a concert at Harrisburg’s Riverfront Park on June 26, according to Harrisburg University, which is presenting the show. Aoki is the founder of Dim Mak Records, the trend-setting recording label, events/lifestyle company and apparel line, in 1996. The company has remained one of the leading independent record labels in modern music, having launched global acts like The Chainsmokers, Bloc Party, The Bloody Beetroots, The Gossip and The […]

  • McDonald’s is now offering Chicken McGriddles and McChicken Biscuit sandwiches to menus nationwide

    McDonald’s announced Tuesday it’s adding a couple extra options to its breakfast menu. For a limited time, the fast-food chain is offering Chicken McGriddles and McChicken Biscuit sandwiches to restaurants nationwide. The two sandwiches have long been a staple of the menu for restaurants in the South, McDonald’s said. Now, everyone can see what the hubbub’s about. “With the nationwide launch of the Chicken McGriddles and McChicken Biscuit sandwiches, we’re giving our customers more of what they crave: mouthwatering chicken […]

  • Spring Grove man accused of threatening to kill his relatives while ‘extremely intoxicated’

    YORK COUNTY — Northern York County Regional Police have charged a 49-year-old Spring Grove man with multiple counts of assault, terroristic threats, and other offenses after an alleged outburst while intoxicated Saturday night. James Quillen Jr., of the 4000 block of Gardner Road, is accused of threatening to kill his father and his two teenage sons after resisting arrest during the incident, which occurred around 6 p.m. at Quillen Jr.’s home, according to the criminal complaint. Quillen Jr. is charged […]

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