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
  • York man sentenced to 21 years in prison after federal conviction on drug trafficking charges

    HARRISBURG — A York man was sentenced to 21 years in prison after being convicted on federal drug trafficking charges. Raul Cotto-Rivera was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Yvette Kane on Tuesday, according to U.S. Attorney David J. Freed. Cotto-Rivera was found guilty of conspiracy to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin and more than 500 grams of cocaine, three counts of distribution of heroin, possession with intent to deliver cocaine and heroin, distribution of marijuana, and possession […]

  • Police: Lancaster County woman had 3-year-old in car during DUI accident

    LANCASTER COUNTY — Police have charged a 34-year-old Lancaster County woman with driving under the influence of a controlled substance, endangering the welfare of a child, and other offenses after the investigation of a vehicle accident that occurred on the 200 block of North King St. in West Cocalico Township in April. Lea M. Waltz, of Stevens, is also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under a suspended license, and careless driving, according to Ephrata Police. The incident occurred […]

  • Lancaster County President Judge denies using his position to influence traffic stop in incident caught on dashcam video

    https://cdn.field59.com/LANCASTERONLINE/a9bb81c3138afb427eb4fea83f669cb3f90ad4ee_fl9-1080p.mp4 LANCASTER COUNTY — Lancaster County’s president judge denied using his judicial position to alter the outcome of a traffic stop in a statement Thursday after video obtained by LNP/LancasterOnline showed him confronting an East Lampeter Township Police officer after being pulled over for tailgating. President Judge Dennis E. Reinaker acknowledged the April traffic stop in a statement to LNP, but denied that he attempted to use his identity to receive any special treatment from the officer. “I neither expect […]

  • Police: Woman tried to use someone else’s ID to open line of credit at Lancaster Best Buy

    LANCASTER COUNTY — Manheim Township Police are seeking help in identifying a woman suspected of trying to use another person’s identity to open a line of credit at a Best Buy store in Lancaster. According to police, the woman entered the store, located on the 1700 block of Fruitville Pike, on June 2. Her attempt to get credit was denied, and she left the store with no funds. The victim, a Lancaster Township resident, contacted police after receiving a letter […]

  • Man charged in 2015 shooting death of Hall Manor resident

    HARRISBURG — Police have arrested a 25-year-old man in the 2015 shooting death of Jalil Smith in Hall Manor, according to a criminal complaint. Jabri G. “Breezy” Brown, of the 1200 block of Market Street, is charged with murder of the first degree, persons not to possess a firearm, and carrying a firearm without a license in connection to the death of Smith, a resident of 13 Row Hall Manor, who was found lying face down between apartments D and E […]

  • York teen charged with robbing victim of $300

    YORK — Police have charged a 17-year-old York man with robbery, simple assault, and firearms violations after he allegedly stole $300 from a victim who was walking to buy groceries on June 6 in York. Joshua Robert-Lewis Queen, of 800 block of West Princess Street, is also charged with possession of a firearm by a minor and firearms not to be carried without a license, according to York City Police. He is accused of threatening to shoot the victim if […]

  • Police: York County man had more than 200,000 images of child porn in external drive

    YORK COUNTY — Northeastern Regional Police have charged a 56-year-old Mt. Wolf man with 200,000 counts of possession of child pornography after he was allegedly discovered with hundreds of thousands of illicit images on an external hard drive, according to a criminal complaint affidavit. John Allan Swayze, of the 600 block of Dellinger Road, was charged Wednesday after the conclusion of an investigation launched in February. According to police, the investigation began when a detective from the York County District […]

  • Police seek missing/endangered Lancaster man

    LANCASTER COUNTY — Manheim Township Police are searching for a 40-year-old Lancaster man considered a missing/endangered person. Joseph P. Valentin, of the 1100 block of Elm Avenue, left his residence, and family members and police have been unable to contact him, police say. His family is concerned for his welfare and ability to care for himself. Valentin is described as a Hispanic man. It is not known what kind of clothes he was wearing when he went missing, police say. […]

  • Authorities believe suspect in David Ortiz shooting is also wanted for attempted murder in Reading

    One of the seven suspects in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz is believed to be the same man wanted on an attempted homicide charge stemming from a shooting in Reading, the York Dispatch is reporting. Luis Rivas-Clase, 31, is accused of shooting a victim in Reading in April of last year, the Dispatch reports. The victim, who was hit in the lower back, reportedly told authorities that Rivas-Clase threatened to have him killed days before […]

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