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
  • Dauphin County Sheetz employee accused of stealing $541 in cash and cigarettes from store

    DAUPHIN COUNTY — A Swatara Township Sheetz employee has been charged with retail theft and theft by deception after police say she stole more than $500 worth of cash and cigarettes from the store during her employment there. Kayle Strohm, 36, was charged on July 8 after an investigation of theft at the store, located on Lindle Road. Swatara Township Police say they determined Strohm took $541 worth of cash and merchandise. The alleged crime was first reported on June […]

  • Lancaster Central Market will not open Saturday due to excessive heat in forecast

    LANCASTER — For the first time in its long history, Lancaster’s iconic Central Market will not open on a Market Day due to excessive heat. Central Market announced Wednesday on its Facebook page that it will keep its doors closed on Saturday, due to the expected heat wave. “Due to the forecast for record-breaking extreme heat in Lancaster on Saturday, July 20, the Lancaster Central Market will be CLOSED in order to provide for the health and safety of our […]

  • Harrisburg man indicted for illegally owning a machine gun

    HARRISBURG — A 22-year-old Harrisburg man has been indicted on charges that he illegally possessed a machine gun, according to U.S. Attorney David J. Freed. Jacob Soto was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in U.S. Middle District Court, Freed said. He is accused of possessing a semi-automatic pistol equipped with a Glock-compatible auto switch. Soto was allegedly found with the gun on Dec. 11, 2018. The case was investigated by the Harrisburg City Police Department and the Bureau […]

  • Police locate missing Columbia man

    LANCASTER COUNTY — UPDATE (July 18): Horney has been located. PREVIOUSLY: Columbia Borough Police are searching for a missing 40-year-old man. Christopher Horney was reported missing by a Columbia resident at about 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to police. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Columbia Borough Police at (717) 684-7735.

  • York man accused of abusing infant in his care

    LANCASTER COUNTY — A 28-year-old York County man is facing multiple charges after police say he abused a one-month-old infant in his care sometime between May 24 and June 3 in Lancaster County, according to Susquehanna Regional Police. Timothy K. Husmann, of Accomac Road in York, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault on a victim less than 13 years of age, endangering the welfare of children by a guardian, and aggravated assault on a victim less than six […]

  • Enola man accused of telling woman ‘That’s it! Your dead!’ and biting her during argument

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY — A 28-year-old Enola man has been charged with simple assault and harassment after a July 5 domestic incident in East Pennsboro Township. Liam Weed, of Tory Circle, is accused of biting a woman and telling her, “That’s it! You’re dead!” during an argument, according to East Pennsboro Township Police. The victim then struck Weed in the head with a glass bottle to get him off of her, police say. Weed was taken into custody and faces a […]

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    City of York urges residents to be cautious in heatwave, provides tips for beating the heat

    YORK — The City of York’s Office of Emergency Management said Wednesday it is closely monitoring extreme heat that will arrive this weekend. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday the area will experience extreme temperatures that may reach 105˚ F with the heat index, the office said in a press release. York residents are urged to take necessary precautions to prepare for these conditions. More deaths occur each year from extreme heat than any other weather-related condition, the office said. Some […]

  • Enola woman charged after stealing rabbits, allowing one to die from neglect

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY — An 18-year-old Enola woman has been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and two related offenses after police say she stole five baby rabbits, one of which later died due to neglect, from a victim in West Fairview earlier this year. Madysen Annmarie Geoghan, of the 300 block of West Perry Street, was charged after an investigation into the theft, which occurred on May 9 on the 1300 block of 4th St. in West Fairview, according to […]

  • Enola man accused of making unauthorized transactions on woman’s debit card

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY — A 22-year-old Enola man has been charged after police say he made unauthorized purchases on a debit card given to him by a woman for whom he was working earlier this year. Eddie Gene Stough, of the 1400 block of 2nd St., is charged with auto theft, receiving stolen property, identity theft, access device fraud, and forgery in the incident, which occurred in May, according to East Pennsboro Township Police. Police say the victim reported that she […]

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