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.

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Recent Articles
  • Lancaster County woman accused of giving fentanyl to man who later died of overdose

    LANCASTER COUNTY — A 22-year-old Warwick Township woman has been charged with drug delivery resulting in death after investigators say she provided a pure fentanly pill to a 21-year-old man who later died of an overdose in January 2018. Rebecca R. Formica is also charged with criminal use of a communication facility regarding her use of a cell phone to arrange the transaction with the victim, who died on Jan. 23, 2018. Police say Formica was aware that the pill […]

  • Boy airlifted to hospital after falling 40 feet from Pennsylvania Monument at Gettysburg battlefield

    GETTYSBURG, Adams County — A 13-year-old boy was airlifted to Penn State Hershey Medical Center Friday morning after falling approximately 40 feet from the observation level of the Pennsylvania Monument on the Gettysburg National Military Park battlefield. The boy, from Fort Wayne, Indiana, suffered broken bones and internal injuries, according to Gettysburg National Military Park spokesperson Jason Martz. The 13-year-old was visiting the monument as part of a class field trip from Fort Wayne, Indiana. The boy’s current condition is unknown, […]

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    Two people injured in motorcycle crash in Swatara Township

    DAUPHIN COUNTY — Swatara Township Police are investigating a motorcycle accident that sent two people to a trauma center with serious injuries Tuesday morning. According to police, the motorcycle, driven by 20-year-old Brian Lear of West Hanover Township, was observed driving erratically at a high rate of speed on the 4000 block of Chambers Hill Road. Police chose not to pursue the motorcycle due to safety concerns, but shortly afterward, police came upon an accident scene involving the motorcycle at […]

  • Route 422 re-opens in Palmyra after depression in road is repaired

    LEBANON COUNTY — Route 422 has been re-opened to travel in the Palmyra Borough after a depression in the road there has been repaired, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. After a line of thunderstorms raced through the area Sunday night, a “substantial” depression was observed in the westbound lane of Route 422 Monday morning, PennDOT said. The westbound lanes were subsequently closed to traffic, and on Tuesday morning, PennDOT decided to close the entire roadway while a repair […]

  • Lebanon couple accused of abusing two-month old child

    LEBANON — A Lebanon couple is facing charges after Lebanon County Detectives say they abused their two-month old daughter. Brandon Scott Gillan, 35, of the 100 block of Greentree Village, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, and endangering the welfare of a child after investigators say he admitted to squeezing the child’s midsection and slamming her into a pack and play when he grew frustrated when the child would not stop crying. […]

  • Revelate Designs recalls 1,250 bicycle rear seat bags due to potential crash hazard

    Revelate Designs is recalling about 1,200 of its 2019 Terrapin System 14L model bicycle seat bags because of a potential issue with the straps that can cause a crash or injury hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The straps the fasten the bag to the bike seat can detach and get entangled in the rear wheel of the bicycle, posing a potential hazard to the rider. The seat bags have a pair of straps with hooks on […]

  • DICK’s Sporting Goods recalls about 10,000 pull-up assist exercise bands due to laceration hazard

    DICK’s Sporting Goods is recalling about 10,000 elastic pull-up assist exercise bands because of a defective part that could pose a laceration hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. A plastic clip on the nylon web band attached to the Ethos Pull-Up Assist band can break, posing a potential hazard. The firm has received seven reports of equipment breaking, resulting in six lacerations. One incident required the consumer to receive stitches, another required the consumer to receive staples. […]

  • Vehicle crash leads to drug, gun charges for Lancaster man

    LANCASTER — A 20-year-old Lancaster man is facing firearm, drug, and theft charges after the investigation of a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning, according to Lancaster Police. Derrick Bair was found inside the vehicle at the scene of the accident, which occurred at about 2:25 a.m. on the 200 block of College Avenue, police say. Officers observed a small quantity of suspected marijuana in the center console of the black Audi Bair was sitting in, and a semi-automatic handgun lying on […]

  • Hersheypark introduces new Reese’s Cupfusion interactive ride at park’s opening this weekend

    HERSHEY — Visitors to Hersheypark for the amusement park’s Memorial Day Weekend grand opening will have a chance to ride its newest attraction. Reese’s Cupfusion, the brand-new, interactive gaming ride, will be open for the first time on Saturday, the park announced in a press release. The ride features the most targets in the world, and six unique ways to play, Hersheypark officials say. “Hersheypark is the only amusement park with a gaming attraction that merges the world’s love of […]

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