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  • Governor Wolf vetoes voting machine bill over changes to elections

    HARRISBURG, Pa.–Governor Wolf announced Friday that he vetoed Senate Bill 48, a proposal that would have provided $90 million in state funding to counties for new voting machines in time for the 2020 election. Wolf initially supported the measure, but vetoed the bill after Republicans added an amendment to eliminate straight-party ticket voting. Opponents of the bill, argued the elimination of straight-party ticket voting could hurt voters who don’t have time to learn about every candidate or would prefer a […]

  • Chambersburg man accused of child rape, facing charges

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. –A man is facing charges after he admitted to raping a 7-year-old girl in Franklin County, according to court documents. Aaron Bazemore, 19, of Chambersburg is charged with two counts of rape and indecent assault. During an interview with investigators in June, the child told authorities she was raped by Bazemore on numerous occasions, according to the criminal complaint. The girl told police she asked him to stop, but he didn’t. Police say Bazemore admitted to having […]

  • State police find bomb making materials in motorhome of Martic Township man

    MARTIC TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.–A man who is already in Lancaster County Prison facing charges of possessing weapons of mass destruction during a traffic stop on June 30 in Kendig Square, is now accused of having “bomb making” materials at his home in Martic Township. Melvin Hartman, 54, is charged with additional counts of possessing weapons of mass destruction, risking catastrophe, recklessly endangering another person and having controlled substances. Following Hartman’s arrest on June 30, state police searched Hartman’s motorhome […]

  • Police charge President of the Edgemont Fire Company with theft

    SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP, DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.–Police in Susquehanna Township filed charges earlier this month against the President of the Edgemont Fire Company. Dwayne Anthony Jackson, 61, of Harrisburg, is charged with theft by failure to make required disposition of funds. Police did not provide the amount of funds that were missing, but say there may be other victims related to the rental of the Fire Social Hall. Jackson confessed to stealing the money since the end of 2017 to pay for […]

  • Police investigate attempted child luring in Shippensburg

    SHIPPENSBURG, Pa.–Police in Shippensburg are investigating an attempted child luring that occurred Friday. Investigators say a 12-year-old girl told authorities that a man stopped his vehicle next to her while she was walking in the area of North Fayette Street and Roxbury Road around 7:25 a.m. The girl said the man questioned where she was going and asked her to get inside his car, which she declined. The suspect is described as a thin white male, approximately 20 to 30 […]

  • Police looking for woman accused of stealing $1K worth of gift cards from Weis Markets

    LANCASTER TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.—Police are searching for a woman accused of stealing $1,000 worth of gift cards from Weis Markets in Lancaster Township earlier this week. The alleged theft happened on May 26 at the grocery store located along the 1200 block of Millersville Pike. Investigators say the woman initially asked the checkout clerk to charge two gift cards in the amount of $1,000. During the transaction, the woman distracted the clerk and switched out the gift cards with […]

  • Fight on third-floor fire escape in Harrisburg leads to stabbing, police say

    HARRISBURG, Pa.–A Philadelphia woman is facing charges after police say she stabbed a woman in the eye during a fight in Harrisburg on Saturday. Maria Diggs, 30, is charged with aggravated assault. Police say the stabbing happened along the 300 block of Crescent Street around 2:30 a.m. on May 18. Diggs and the woman were arguing on a third-floor fire escape when the fight turned physical, according to police reports. Investigators say the victim sustained a deep cut to her […]

  • Over $1K worth of power tools stolen from construction trailer in Dauphin County

    WEST HANOVER TOWNSHIP, DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.–Pennsylvania State Police are investigating after someone stole $1,450 worth of power tools from a locked construction trailer in Dauphin County. The burglary occurred sometime between May 11 and May 13 along Green Hill Road in West Hanover Township, according to state police reports. Investigators say a total of seven power tools were stolen during the burglary.  

  • State police search for 2 missing teens in Lebanon County

    SWATARA TOWNSHIP, LEBANON COUNTY, Pa –Pennsylvania State Police are searching for two missing teens in Lebanon County who were last seen one week ago. Corey Lee Bliesath, 16, and Dyllan Josiah Bliesath, 14, were last seen at their home along the first block of Darkes Road in Swatara Township on May 8, according to state police reports. Investigators say the pair have run away numerous times and are known to camp in the woods or stay in abandoned houses and […]

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