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Harrisburg drivers growing weary of potholes Video included

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Harrisburg residents say 15th Street from Herr to State is filled with potholes. Neighbors have seen people driving their vehicles on the sidewalk to avoid potholes. More>>

Steelton doctor's medical license suspended indefinitely

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The State Board of Medicine has indefinitely suspended a Steelton doctor's license to practice as a medical physician and surgeon in Pennsylvania. More>>

Harrisburg man first to face new anti-violence program

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A Harrisburg man is the first person to be arrested for a firearms violation since the start of a new anti-violence initiative in Dauphin County. More>>

I-283 work to begin Sunday

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A $5.6 million project to improve Interstate 283 is scheduled to begin Sunday night.
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Reward increases for unsolved Steelton homicide Video included

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Dauphin County Crime Stoppers has increased the reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for murder of a Steelton man back in 2009.
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Police: Steelton man faces child endangerment charge

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A Steelton man will be charged with child endangerment after his toddler was found alone and crying on a street corner while wearing only a diaper, police said. More>>

City Council approves Harrisburg fire contract

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Harrisburg City Council has approved a contract with the firefighters' union. More>>

Project will replace bridges, widen Pa. Turnpike

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Construction is underway to replace several bridges on the Pa. Turnpike in Dauphin County. More>>

Woman waited 33 years for arrest in brother's murder Video included

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Police in Harrisburg say a cold case that dates back to 1981, has been solved, and the man responsible is behind bars in Texas. On Monday, U-SMarshalsarrested 78-year-old Joseph Miller and charged himwith themurder of Thomas Waller.Harrisburg Police Chief Thomas Carter says facial recognition technology helped investigators identifyMiller who shotWaller in the head in a parking lot near 14th Regina Streets.Valerie Waller losther brother when she was 32. She says her brotherand Miller had a d... More>>

Dauphin County considering regional police force

Dauphin County considering regional police force Video included

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Dauphin County commissioners have announced a major plan to create a regional police department. More>>

Father, daughter charged with federal tax fraud

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The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has charged a father and daughter for failing to pay or account for approximately $200,000 withheld from wages of employees. More>>

Harrisburg police investigate shooting

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Police are investigating a shooting that happened just before noon Tuesday near N. 17th and Regina Streets in Harrisburg.  More>>

Sinkhole at apartment complex expanding

Sinkhole at apartment complex expanding

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A sinkhole at a Dauphin County apartment complex is expanding. More>>

Harrisburg School District approves recovery plan

Harrisburg School District approves recovery plan

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The Harrisburg School Board has passed the final version of its recovery plan. More>>

Susquehanna Township school board approves superintendent resignation Video included

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Susquehanna Township School District's board of directors has voted to accept the superintendent's resignation. More>>

Papenfuse warns of cuts if contract vote delayed Video included

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Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse put pressure on City Council to ratify the firefighters’ union contract to extinguish the cashing burning a hole in this year’s budget.Urgency, Papenfuse said, is needed. Late Monday afternoon, the mayor met with Council President Wanda Williams to persuade her in understanding the importance of this vote.Previously, the fire contract issue was not a part of the agenda for Tuesday night’s Council meeting. The mayor said Council's delay on ratifying the fire uni... More>>

Ex-Harrisburg man arrested in '81 murder case

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A former Harrisburg man has been arrested in a 33-year-old murder case. More>>

4 injured in Harrisburg crash

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 Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Harrisburg Sunday night. More>>

Road work closes Route 225 over Peters Mountain Video included

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Daytime closures of Route 225 over Peters Mountain in Dauphin County begin today, and the road will be shut down for up to three weeks next month. More>>

Elks Theatre in Middletown reopens Video included

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It was good news for Alma's Flower and Gift Shop in Middletown. More>>

Waitress receives tuition-sized tip from philanthropist Video included

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College paid for with kindness? A Harrisburg area waitress received a life-changing tip from a loyal customer with a big heart and deep pockets. More>>

Wanted sex offender from Harrisburg arrested in NC

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A convicted sex offender last registered in Harrisburg has been arrested in North Carolina. More>>

Harrisburg man charged with making counterfeit cash

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A Harrisburg man has been indicted on federal charges he manufactured counterfeit cash. More>>

Susquehanna Township superintendent sues district for $6 million Video included

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Susquehanna Township School District superintendent Dr. Susan Kegerise has filed a complaint against the district and three school board members to the tune of $6 million. More>>

Elks Theatre in Middletown forced to close Video included

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The Elks Theatre and several other businesses in the Elks building in Middletown are now out of business. The building was closed to the public Thursday after it did not meet building codes. More>>

Improvements coming to Capital Area Greenbelt Video included

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Harrisburg's "Emerald Necklace" will soon get new jewels. Hundreds of signs will be installed next month along the Capital Area Greenbelt. More>>

Historic Harrisburg mansions sold at auction

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Three of Harrisburg's riverfront mansions have new owners. More>>

AG: Harrisburg man arrested as child sex predator

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A Harrisburg man who posted an online advertisement for sex was arrested by the state attorney general's office when he allegedly agreed to meet an undercover agent posing as a 14-year-old girl. More>>

James Franklin to greet fans in Harrisburg

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Penn State's new head football coach will greet fans in the Midstate Thursday. More>>

Harrisburg police seek tips in bank robbery

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Harrisburg police are asking the public to help them make an arrest in the robbery of a city bank. More>>

Cause of death pending in found-body case

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An autopsy has been performed on a body found in the Susquehanna River north of Harrisburg, but the cause and manner of death are pending further testing. More>>

Harrisburg Mayor Papenfuse marks 100 days in office Video included

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Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse has spent 100 days in office. On Wednesday he discussed his accomplishments and frustrations as the city's leader thus far. More>>

Susquehanna superintendent on personal leave

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Susquehanna Township School District Superintendent Susan Kegerise has taken a personal leave, according to the school board. More>>

18-year-old arrested for arson following apartment fire

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An 18-year-old was arrested on arson charges following a fire at an apartment complex in Dauphin County. More>>

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