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
  • Good samaritans rescue a dog in labor on the side of a road in Lancaster County

    LANCASTER COUNTY — A Lancaster County animal shelter is saluting a pair of Good Samaritans who found a pregnant boxer dog on the side of the road in the middle of delivering a litter of puppies and brought her in to receive veterinary assistance. Pet Pantry of Lancaster co-founder and medical director Dr. Bryan Langlois said the boxer had already delivered four puppies when a woman and her daughter found her in the area of Field of Screams in Mountville, […]

  • Authorities release details on ammonia leak that occurred Thursday night in New Holland, Lancaster County

    LANCASTER COUNTY — The Garden Spot Fire Rescue Company released details on a hazmat incident that occurred Thursday night at a Tyson Foods facility in New Holland. GSFR was dispatched at 9:10 p.m. to a reported ammonia leak due to mechanical failure.  Along with Lancaster County Emergency Management, Lancaster County Hazmat, and New Holland Emergency Medical Services, GSFR worked to ensure the safety and effective handling of the hazardous material release. Area residents were notified of the leak via phone […]

  • Reading man accused of striking security guard with his vehicle during incident in July

    LANCASTER COUNTY — A 20-year-old Berks County man has been charged with aggravated assault and driving with a suspended license after police say he struck a security officer at an East Cocalico Township business with his vehicle during an incident in July. Elwin Ramirez-Vega, of Reading, went to the business, located on Weaver Road, on July 31, according to East Cocalico Township Police. He and a friend were going there to fight an employee, police say. The business alerted a […]

  • DA: Judge rejects inmate’s ‘confession,’ which was intended to clear his friend in 2003 Lancaster shooting

    LANCASTER COUNTY — A Lancaster County judge has rejected the “confession” of an inmate in a 2003 shooting that left a student paralyzed, according to the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office. Kalvin McCullough is currently serving a 38- to 76-year prison sentence for shooting Joseph Rodgers, an 18-year-old Stevens College student near the campus in 2003, the DA’s office said. The shooting left Rodgers paralyzed. In an appeal of his sentence, McCullough presented a confession affidavit from another inmate, Lamar […]

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    Scratch-Off Lottery ticket worth $1,000 a week for life sold at York Turkey Hill store

    YORK COUNTY — A customer at a York Turkey Hill store won the top prize of $1,000 a week for life with a Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Off My Best Life ticket purchased at the store recently, the Lottery announced Friday. The Scratch-Off My Best Life game launched August 20, the Lottery said. The winning ticket was sold at a Turkey Hill on the 3600 block of E. Market St. The prize is $1,000 a week for life, or $1.04 million cash. […]

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    Police seek suspected puppy thief in Lancaster County

    LANCASTER COUNTY — East Earl Township Police say they’re looking to apprehended a suspected puppy thief that struck at a farm on Overlys Grove Road early Wednesday morning. According to police, the thief stole eight English Bulldog puppies and one French Bulldog puppy from an unsecured kennel sometime during the early morning hours. The puppies are all between 11 and 13 weeks old, police say. Police are asking anyone who might know someone who suddenly and unexpectedly has English or […]

  • Legs found in Susquehanna near Williamsport could belong to Lycoming County murder victim, investigators say

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Investigators are attempting to determine whether a pair of human legs found in the Susquehanna River in Williamsport in May could belong to a woman whom authorities believe was murdered 16  years ago in Lycoming County, according to WNEP-TV. Brenda Jacobs went missing 16 years ago, according to investigators, and on Wednesday a former boyfriend arrested in Philadelphia confessed to killing her after human remains were found in a storage locker there, WNEP reports. Jade Babcock, 49, […]

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    Inmate at Dauphin County Prison dies after being taken off life support following suicide attempt, prison officials say

    DAUPHIN COUNTY — A 49-year-old Perry County man found hanging in his cell at Dauphin County Prison died Wednesday after being taken off life support, prison officials confirmed. Christian J. Brown, of Duncannon, was arrested Sept. 9 on charges of providing false identification to law enforcement, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under a suspended or revoked license, and driving with an obscured license plate, according to online court documents. He was transported to the prison Sept. 10 after failing to […]

  • Harrisburg man accused of stealing entire ATM machine from South Middleton Township gas station

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY — A 49-year-old Harrisburg man is facing charges after State Police say he stole an entire ATM machine from a South Middleton Township gas station Sunday. Ricky Green is charged with burglary, criminal trespass, criminal mischief, theft, receiving stolen property, criminal conspiracy, and possessing the instruments of crime in the incident, which occurred around 2 a.m. at a Gulf Service Station on the 900 block of Walnut Bottom Road. According to police, Green and another unknown suspect forced […]

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