Sean joined the news team in July 2017 as a digital content producer. Originally from Maryland, Sean made his way up to The Keystone State in 2011 as a York College of Pennsylvania student. He is a ’15 graduate of the college and now resides in York County.
A former priest in the Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg is heading to trial on charges alleging that he sexually assaulted children. John Allen, 75, faces four counts of indecent assault and two counts of corruption of minors. Allen is accused sexually assaulting two victims when they served as altar boys for St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church in Harrisburg. He allegedly fondled one victim and grabbed the individual’s buttocks multiple times between 1999 and 2002. The second victim told authorities that […]
YORK COUNTY, Pa. — The Southwestern Regional Police Board named Sgt. Jamie Stalcup as the department’s Officer in Charge. Sgt. Stalcup’s position is effective May 16, when Chief Greg Bean leaves for another employment opportunity, the department said. Sgt. Stalcup has been with the department since 2002, its inception. The department added that Sgt. Stalcup was with Heidelberg Township Police before that agency blended into the regional force. He began his career with Northern York Police. Sgt. Stalcup also served […]
HARRISBURG — Mayor Eric Papenfuse urged the state to take over Harrisburg School District on Wednesday. “It’s time for the Department of Education to acknowledge the unacceptably poor academic performance and the outrageous level of dysfunction at the Harrisburg School District by putting it into receivership,” a statement from the mayor said. “Only then can we as citizens achieve the level of accountability and transparency we need to improve educational opportunities for city youth.” The statement continued, “The City’s own […]
HARRISBURG — Harrisburg School District claims that it became aware of a $10 million federal funding suspension on Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Education during a meeting with the department. In a news release, the district said that it met with the department around 2 p.m. to address and resolve issues and questions related to the ongoing audit — the district received a list of 14 unanswered information requests and agreed to comply with 13 of them, the one […]
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — East Cocalico Township Police are seeking information in regards to a vehicle pursuit that occurred just before 5 p.m. Tuesday. Police say the driver is a man with a goatee or light beard. The vehicle, pictured above, is believed to be a Honda with tinted windows, red seat covers, and some sort of red markings along the driver’s side hatchback area. Anyone with information should contact Sgt. Christopher Progin or the police department at 717-336-1725. Tips […]
The head of Actuaries, Consultants and Administrators, Inc. (ACA) in Harrisburg has been charged by federal prosecutors with one count of health care fraud, according to a filing in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of PA. Michael Buchanan, the ACA’s vice president, secretary and treasurer, allegedly defrauded the Pennsylvania Faculty Health and Welfare Fund (The Fund) out of approximately $1.49 million by submitting false and inflated invoices for dental and vision benefit claims. The ACA is compensated […]
LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. — North Annville Township’s police chief has been suspended without pay, the township solicitor confirms to FOX43. The solicitor says that Chief Matthew Bartal is indefinitely suspended pending the outcome of a protection from abuse (PFA) proceeding.
MIFFLIN COUNTY, Pa. — The National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday that another tornado touched down in Pennsylvania last Friday. The tornado occurred at about 7:57 p.m. to 8:05 p.m. in Lewistown, Mifflin County. The NWS said that the tornado first touched down near the reservoir off of Minehart Road, south of Route 103 in Granville. It then moved through Riverside Campground and continued into Lewistown as it weakened. The most intense damage occurred off Minehart Road with winds estimated at […]
PHILADELPHIA — A Harrisburg man arrested in October for allegedly stealing a vehicle and abducting the 83-year-old driver has been charged at the federal level with carjacking, according to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of PA. Suudimon Washington, 32, is accused of approaching the victim at knife point near the man’s car at the intersection of Fremont Street and Prospect Lane in Lancaster City on October 12. It’s alleged that Washington then brandished a knife and forced […]