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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    Ravens fined $200K by the NFL for violating coach-to-player communication policy in the preseason

    BALTIMORE — The National Football League has fined the Baltimore Ravens organization $200,000 for violating the league’s coach-to-players communication policy during the preseason, the league announced Wednesday. Ravens fined $200k for violating communication policy: https://t.co/lvi6BEZktm (via @RapSheet) pic.twitter.com/Qrv7EVYH7C — NFL (@NFL) September 19, 2018 The league issued the fine after learning of an incident in the preseason, when multiple Ravens players were on the field at the same time wearing helmets with coach-to-player communication equipment, which is a violation of […]

  • Carlisle man accused in deadly shooting held over for trial

    CUMBERLAND COUNTY — An 18-year-old Carlisle man accused of committing a deadly June 21 shooting in the borough is headed for trial on all charges. Craig R. Hines Jr. was ordered held over for court after a preliminary hearing Wednesday, according to court documents. He is accused of shooting Michael Burch, 23, on the first block of East Penn Street. Police say Burch was walking along the street when a Chevrolet SUV pulled alongside him and opened fire. Hines, who […]

  • Hellam Township Police warn of distraction burglary scam involving fake York Water Company workers

    HELLAM TOWNSHIP, York County — Hellam Township Police are warning residents to beware after a reported distraction burglary involving two men posing as York Water Company employees. The incident occurred on the night of September 14, police say. The suspects entered a home on Fitzpatrick Lane and committed a burglary, police say. Working together, one suspect distracted the resident by telling her he needed to check the water pressure in her home, while the other went through the house and […]

  • Lancaster woman charged with assault, strangulation in domestic incident

    LANCASTER — A 33-year-old Lancaster Township woman was arrested Monday after a domestic incident on the 600 block of South West End Avenue, according to Manheim Township Police. Rachel Ann Stoner was charged with strangulation and simple assault the incident, which occurred at about 9:36 p.m. at the South West End Avenue residence. According to police, Stoner pushed the victim in the face, head-butted the victim, forced the victim to the ground, and attempted to strangle them, restricting their breathing. […]

  • State Police Trooper suspended for allegedly assaulting her fiance, a fellow Trooper

    CARLISLE — A Pennsylvania State Trooper has been suspended without pay for the September 13 assault of her fiance and fellow State Trooper, according to court documents and State Police. Rhiannon Elizabeth Trate, 26, of the 700 block of Macarthur Drive, is charged with simple assault, harassment, and disorderly conduct in connection to the incident, which occurred at about 8:40 p.m. at the residence Trate shares with the victim. Tratee, a Trooper in the Chambersburg barracks, has been suspended without […]

  • Police searching for Lancaster County Prison inmate accused of walking off of community service detail

    LANCASTER COUNTY — Police are searching for a Lancaster County Prison inmate accused of walking way from a community service detail on Tuesday. Lancaster Police say Matthew Crossley, 36, had been assigned to a community service detail on the 500 block of Third Street Tuesday afternoon. Staff on the detail were unable to locate him, and notified staff at the prison. Crossley did not return to the prison, police say. After an investigation, police have charged Crossley with escape. A […]

  • Police searching for York man wanted for questioning in regard to West York shooting

    WEST YORK — Police are are searching for a York man they want to question in the Sept. 12 shooting of a 19-year-old man in West York. Jah’zion “NBA” Smallwood, 18, is wanted for questioning in the shooting of Stephen Gerhardt, which occurred at the corner of Dewey and West King streets about about 7:17 p.m., West York Police say. Smallwood was not found at his last known address on the 800 block of Poplar Street. Anyone with information on […]

  • Ephrata couple charged with dealing heroin after police raid their apartment

    EPHRATA, Lancaster County — Police have charged a Lancaster County couple with dealing heroin after members of the Lancaster County Drug Task Force raided their Ephrata residence this week. Curtis Morris, 59, and Cameo Morris, 57, were both charged with felony possession with intent to deliver heroin and conspiracy, according to the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office. The Drug Task Force raided their apartment on the 1000 block of Henn Avenue and found 127 bags of heroin and a digital […]

  • District Attorney: Arrest made in murder of Quarryville man found in Chester County

    CHESTER COUNTY — Authorities in Chester County say an arrested has been made in the homicide of a Lancaster County man who was found dead last week along the side of a road in West Fallowfield Township. Hakeem Smith, 30, of Oxford, has been charged in the death of Sam Algarin, whose body was found on Limestone Road at about 10:15 p.m. last Thursday. Algarin died of a single gunshot wound to the chest, investigators say. Smith, of the 200 […]