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  • YWCA of York heads “The Red Sand Project”; calling attention to human trafficking problems

    YORK, Pa. – The YWCA of York lined sidewalks of the city with red sand on Monday in an effort to call attention to problems with human trafficking. Under “The Red Sand Project,” volunteers fill cracks in sidewalks with red sand to remind people not to allow cases of abuse to fall through the cracks.  According to the YWCA, nearly 32,000 cases of human trafficking have been reported in the last 8 years with reports coming from all 50 states.  […]

  • Lancaster County Computer Crimes Unit has new crime-fighting tool

    LANCASTER, Pa., – A new crime-fighting tool is now available to the Lancaster County Computer Crimes Unit. A utility van is now fully stocked for investigators to use while executing search warrants and other investigative field work.  The 22ft. van is equipped with work stations and exterior cameras.  According to the unit, it conducted about 30 search warrants in 2017 with the majority of them connected to child pornography investigations.  The team also examined nearly 600 cell phones for cases […]

  • Information fairs held for people displaced from Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria

    HARRISBURG, Pa., – State officials are holding information fairs for people displaced from Puerto Rico by hurricane Maria. The Wolf Administration touted Monday’s fair in Harrisburg as a “one stop shop” for people seeking resources and support.  State, county and local partners teamed up with faith-based organizations to provide information that could help Puerto Rican families resettling in central Pennsylvania. “I think it`s important to help our fellow Americans anywhere they are and they`re coming to Pennsylvania and making Pennsylvania […]

  • New technology being used to keep contraband out of PA correctional facilities

    BERKS COUNTY, Pa., – The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections unveiled a new body scanner at Wernersville Community Corrections Center on Monday. The new device will be used in an effort to stop contraband from entering correctional facilities.  Corrections officials also hope the scanner will reduce the potential for drug overdoses at the facilities. “Over the course of a number of months, we will be looking at the numbers and the data and looking at the success of this program.  But […]

  • Harrisburg University introduces heads of eSports team

    HARRISBURG, Pa., – After months of searching the United States for gaming gurus, Harrisburg University introduces the heads of its eSports team. RELATED: Harrisburg University E-Sports team finds home  Head coach Jeff Wang and Program Director Chad Sheltz, a Harrisburg native, will lead a team of video gamers in inter-collegiate competitions.  Harrisburg University now has a 700 seat theater that will allow fans to watch LIVE eSports matches on a 40 foot screen. “It’s a very new thing, but it’s […]

  • The York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee names 2018 Grand Marshal

    YORK, Pa. – On Wednesday the York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee named its Grand Marshal for 2018. David Kennedy is the co-founder of Aspire Ventures, a technology-focused venture capital firm. “What an honor this really is to be asked to represent people who have been so important in our nation, in our community here and in the world as a whole.  And to represent the heritage of those people,” said Kennedy. The 35th Annual York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade […]

  • Medical residents and EMS workers in training put to the test in York County

    MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, York County – First-year medical residents and EMS workers in training participated in EMS Skills Day at York County Fire School on Wednesday. The event hosted by WellSpan York Hospital focuses on giving participants thorough, hands-on experience and orientation.  This was done through a simulation of a mass casualty incident.  First responders used the Jaws of Life to perform vehicle extraction and medical residents provided treatment to patients with simulated injuries. “They’re experiencing how while things might not get done to […]

  • AT&T workers walk off the job in Dauphin County

    LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Dauphin County, Pa – Some AT&T workers hit the picket lines over the weekend. Some employees at the AT&T location in Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin County walked off the job claiming the phone carrier failed to present serious proposals that invest in good jobs with a future. The workers’ contracts expired in February.  They’re requesting better wage increases, no healthcare contribution increases and better job protection against outsourcing. “We’re hoping that the support from the picket line […]

  • DOJ appoints special counsel to oversee Russian interference investigation

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, including potential collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller to the position in a letter obtained by CNN. Attorney General Jeff Sessions previously recused himself from any involvement in the Russia investigation due to is role as a prominent campaign adviser and surrogate. […]

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