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  • Mission Central to hold fundraiser at Lancaster Barnstormers game

    Mission Central to hold fundraiser at Lancaster Barnstormers game

    Saturday, August 23 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-08-23 11:26:35 GMT
    Mission Central will hold a fundraiser at the Lancaster Barnstormers game Thursday night. A portion of the ticket sales will go to the non-profit. More >>
    Mission Central will hold a fundraiser at the Lancaster Barnstormers game Thursday night. A portion of the ticket sales will go to the non-profit. More >>
  • PA Turnpike opens after overnight crash

    PA Turnpike opens after overnight crash

    Saturday, August 23 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-08-23 11:19:24 GMT
     Pennsylvania Turnpike officials said the turnpike is now open after a crash closed lanes from the Lebanon/Lancaster interchange to the Reading interchange Saturday More >>
     Pennsylvania Turnpike officials said the turnpike is now open after a crash closed lanes from the Lebanon/Lancaster interchange to the Reading interchange Saturday More >>
  • Correction: Oil company tax to raise state gas prices

    Correction: Oil company tax to raise state gas prices

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:33:15 GMT
    The fuel tax did not change Wednesday as reported by ABC 27 News.More >>
    The fuel tax did not change Wednesday as reported by ABC 27 News.More >>
  • Rally against heroin use held

    Rally against heroin use held

    Sunday, August 17 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-08-17 09:56:55 GMT
    A rally was held in York County against heroin use on Saturday.Vickie Glatfelter organized the rally in Dover Township.Her son died in April after he overdosed on heroin laced with fentanyl. Several county officials joined her at the rally hoping to spread awareness about the dangers of the drug. "This community was where my son's addiction started and I felt like I needed to bring awareness here that it is happening in Dover and not just happening in the city's. It's happening in the rural s...More >>
    A rally was held in York County against heroin use on Saturday.Vickie Glatfelter organized the rally in Dover Township.Her son died in April after he overdosed on heroin laced with fentanyl. Several county officials joined her at the rally hoping to spread awareness about the dangers of the drug. "This community was where my son's addiction started and I felt like I needed to bring awareness here that it is happening in Dover and not just happening in the city's. It's happening in the rural s...More >>
  • Hay fire destroys Lebanon County barn

    Hay fire destroys Lebanon County barn

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-08-16 16:31:21 GMT
    A barn in Lebanon County was destroyed after a hay fire early Saturday morning.The fire started at 2:15 a.m. along the 200 block of Krall Road in Jackson Township. The fire chief in charge said a dozen cattle and 3 pigs inside made it out safely. No one was hurt.More >>
    A barn in Lebanon County was destroyed after a hay fire early Saturday morning.The fire started at 2:15 a.m. along the 200 block of Krall Road in Jackson Township. The fire chief in charge said a dozen cattle and 3 pigs inside made it out safely. No one was hurt.More >>
  • Update: Fire ruled arson, displaces 3

    Update: Fire ruled arson, displaces 3

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:10 AM EDT2014-08-15 10:10:02 GMT
    An early morning fire displaced three people in York.More >>
    An early morning fire displaced three people in York.More >>
  • Update: Missing Lancaster County woman found safe

    Missing Lancaster County woman found safe

    Missing Lancaster County woman found safe

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-07-21 04:34:17 GMT
    Police in Lancaster County are looking for a woman who's disappearance may have been suspicious.More >>
    Police in Lancaster County are looking for a woman who's disappearance may have been suspicious.More >>
  • Police investigate fatal York city shooting

    Police investigate fatal York city shooting

    Jul 20, 2014 06:50 AM2014-07-20 19:49:02 GMT
    Police say a man died after someone shot him several times in York city.Police were called to Newberry and Union Streets at 11:11 p.m. Saturday after a report of shots fired. Investigators say when they arrived they found Dashaun Davis, 23, of York in the driver seat of a parked vehicle with several bullet wounds. He was pronounced dead on scene.Police did not say if any arrests have been made.More >>
    Police say a man died after someone shot him several times in York city.Police were called to Newberry and Union Streets at 11:11 p.m. Saturday after a report of shots fired. Investigators say when they arrived they found Dashaun Davis, 23, of York in the driver seat of a parked vehicle with several bullet wounds. He was pronounced dead on scene.Police did not say if any arrests have been made.More >>
  • Police search for Palmyra robbery suspect

    Police search for Palmyra robbery suspect

    Sunday, July 13 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-07-13 16:01:12 GMT
    Police in Palmyra are searching for the man who robbed a convenience store Saturday afternoon.The robbery happened at the JM Mart along East Main Street.Investigators say store employees told them a young man entered the store and demanded the clerk open the register. The clerk did and handed over an undisclosed amount of money.The suspect left the store on foot and was last seen running south on South Chestnut Street.More >>
    Police in Palmyra are searching for the man who robbed a convenience store Saturday afternoon.The robbery happened at the JM Mart along East Main Street.Investigators say store employees told them a young man entered the store and demanded the clerk open the register. The clerk did and handed over an undisclosed amount of money.The suspect left the store on foot and was last seen running south on South Chestnut Street.More >>
  • Vineyard raises money for memorial

    Vineyard raises money for memorial

    Saturday, July 5 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-07-05 20:56:23 GMT
    The Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey raised over $15,000 for a memorial honoring several fallen Pennsylvania soldiers."Decked Out Live" was held Friday night. The $20 admission fee and some alcohol sales were donated to help build the "131st Transportation Company Fallen Hero Memorial" at Fort Indiantown Gap. Two years ago, Sgt. Brian Mowery of Halifax, Sgt. Edward Koehler of Lebanon and Staff Sgt, Kenneth Vangiesen of Erie were killed in Afghanistan. They were all members of the company.If yo...More >>
    The Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey raised over $15,000 for a memorial honoring several fallen Pennsylvania soldiers."Decked Out Live" was held Friday night. The $20 admission fee and some alcohol sales were donated to help build the "131st Transportation Company Fallen Hero Memorial" at Fort Indiantown Gap. Two years ago, Sgt. Brian Mowery of Halifax, Sgt. Edward Koehler of Lebanon and Staff Sgt, Kenneth Vangiesen of Erie were killed in Afghanistan. They were all members of the company.If yo...More >>
  • Shippensburg student injured in shooting

    Shippensburg student injured in shooting

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:59:32 GMT
    State police are investigating a shooting that injured a Shippensburg University student. Investigators were called to College Park Commons just before 3 a.m. Sunday. They said the male shooting victimMore >>
    State police are investigating a shooting that injured a Shippensburg University student. Investigators were called to College Park Commons just before 3 a.m. Sunday.
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  • Fire marshal investigates deadly Lancaster Co. fire

    Fire marshal investigates deadly Lancaster Co. fire

    Sunday, April 6 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-04-06 15:01:41 GMT
    A state police fire marshal is investigating a deadly fire in Penn Township, Lancaster County.Emergency crews were called to a home along the 1100 block of Newport Road at 12:40 a.m. Sunday. Heavy flamesMore >>
    A state police fire marshal is investigating a deadly fire in Penn Township, Lancaster County.More >>
  • One person in custody following Lancaster shooting

    One person in custody following Lancaster shooting

    Saturday, January 11 2014 7:19 PM EST2014-01-12 00:19:20 GMT
    Lancaster City Police say a man is in critical condition after someone shot him early Saturday morning. The shooting happened along the first block of Pearl Street around 3:30 a.m. Police say they haveMore >>
    Lancaster police say a man is in critical condition after someone shot him early Saturday morning.
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  • Man and child rescued from roof during rowhome fire

    Man and child rescued from roof during rowhome fire

    Saturday, January 11 2014 12:18 PM EST2014-01-11 17:18:43 GMT
    Firefighters rescued a man and child from a burning rowhome in York. The fire broke out just before midnight along the 400 block of Walnut Street. It damaged three homes. Firefighters said the childMore >>
    Firefighters rescued a man and child from a burning rowhome in York. The fire broke out just before midnight along the 400 block of Walnut Street. It damaged three homes. Firefighters said the childMore >>
  • Harrisburg police investigate early morning shooting

    Harrisburg police investigate early morning shooting

    Sunday, December 29 2013 12:09 PM EST2013-12-29 17:09:46 GMT
    Harrisburg Police are investigating an early morning shooting that injured two people. Investigators on scene Sunday morning said a man and woman were shot at 6th and Divisions Streets just after midnight.More >>
    Harrisburg Police are investigating an early morning shooting that injured two people.More >>
  • 1 dead, 2 injured following crash in Lancaster Co.

    1 dead, 2 injured following crash in Lancaster Co.

    Sunday, December 29 2013 10:26 AM EST2013-12-29 15:26:07 GMT
    Police in Lancaster County are investigating a crash that killed a man and injured two others. It happened just before midnight Sunday along Route 441 and Long Lane in East Donegal Township. AccordingMore >>
    Police in Lancaster County are investigating a crash that killed a man and injured two others.More >>
  • Police release potato gun vandalism photos

    Police release potato gun vandalism photos

    Sunday, December 22 2013 12:31 PM EST2013-12-22 17:31:44 GMT
    Police released surveillance pictures of a car they believe was involved in a vandalism incident at Cedar Cliff High School. Lower Allen Township Police said someone pointed a potato gun out of the car'sMore >>
    Police released surveillance pictures of a car they believe was involved in a vandalism incident at Cedar Cliff High School.
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  • UPDATED: missing woman found safe

    UPDATED: missing woman found safe

    Sunday, December 8 2013 9:19 PM EST2013-12-09 02:19:07 GMT
    Police in Cumberland County are looking for a missing woman who is considered to be endangered. Mount Holly Springs Police said Arlene Golden Group, 80, was last seen at her home in Mt. Holly SpringsMore >>
    Arlene Golden Group, 80, was last seen at her home Saturday at 3 p.m. Police said troopers in Frederick, Maryland found her late Sunday afternoon. They believe she drove her car into Maryland, and then became disoriented.
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  • Harrisburg

    Police investigate early-morning shooting in Harrisburg

    Police investigate early-morning shooting in Harrisburg

    Friday, December 6 2013 7:41 AM EST2013-12-06 12:41:47 GMT
    Harrisburg Police are investigating a shooting in the Allison Hill section of the city. Detectives would not release any information on their investigation, so it is not clear if anyone was hurt. PoliceMore >>
    Harrisburg Police are investigating a shooting in the Allison Hill section of the city. More >>
  • 2 die in Newmanstown house fire

    2 die in Newmanstown house fire

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 1:26 PM EDT2013-09-17 17:26:06 GMT
    A Lebanon County couple died this morning after a fire in their Newmanstown home.More >>
    A Lebanon County couple died this morning after a fire in their Newmanstown home.More >>
  • Dead, wounded outnumbered Gettysburg in war's wake

    Dead, wounded outnumbered Gettysburg in war's wake

    Thursday, July 4 2013 11:43 AM EDT2013-07-04 15:43:42 GMT
    There wasn't much to be thankful for in Gettysburg on July 4, 1863.More >>
    There wasn't much to be thankful for in Gettysburg on July 4, 1863.More >>
  • Union, rebels clashed at Hanover before Gettysburg

    Union, rebels clashed at Hanover before Gettysburg

    Friday, June 28 2013 3:36 PM EDT2013-06-28 19:36:54 GMT
    In the square of Hanover stands a statue of a Union cavalryman; a monument to a Civil War battle that took place in the center of town.
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    In the square of Hanover stands a statue of a Union cavalryman; a monument to a Civil War battle that took place in the center of town.
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  • Sporting Hill marked end of Harrisburg invasion

    Sporting Hill marked end of Harrisburg invasion

    Thursday, June 27 2013 1:59 PM EDT2013-06-27 17:59:17 GMT
    The northernmost engagement of the Gettysburg Campaign, the Battle of Sporting Hill, was the end of the Confederate advance on Harrisburg and took place in part because of a communications breakdown.
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    The northernmost engagement of the Gettysburg Campaign, the Battle of Sporting Hill, was the end of the Confederate advance on Harrisburg and took place, in part, because of a communications breakdown.
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  • Oyster's Point was high mark of Confederate advance

    Oyster's Point was high mark of Confederate advance

    Wednesday, June 26 2013 7:38 PM EDT2013-06-26 23:38:55 GMT
    Although the Confederate army never made it to Harrisburg, they came very close in two skirmishes in the days before the Battle of Gettysburg.
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    Although the Confederate army never made it to Harrisburg, they came very close in two skirmishes in the days before the Battle of Gettysburg.
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  • Harrisburg group battles to save Civil War history

    Harrisburg group battles to save Civil War history

    Tuesday, June 25 2013 6:28 PM EDT2013-06-25 22:28:51 GMT
    At the corner of N. 6th and Woodbine streets in Harrisburg stands a statue of Andrew Curtin, the former Pennsylvania governor known for his allegiance to President Abraham Lincoln.
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    At the corner of North 6th and Woodbine streets in Harrisburg stands a statue of Andrew Curtin, the former Pennsylvania governor known for his allegiance to President Abraham Lincoln.More >>
  • Bridge burning slowed Confederate advance

    Bridge burning slowed Confederate advance

    Friday, June 21 2013 11:06 AM EDT2013-06-21 15:06:36 GMT
    Stone piers in the Susquehanna River are all that's left of the old Wrightsville bridge, but back in 1863 it was pretty grand.
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    Stone piers in the Susquehanna River are all that's left of the old Wrightsville bridge, but back in 1863 it was pretty grand; the world's largest covered bridge, and the only bridge between Harrisburg and Maryland.
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  • Confederate invasion spread panic in Pa.

    Confederate invasion spread panic in Pa.

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:29 AM EDT2013-06-19 13:29:12 GMT
    The sign on the Maryland line today says "Welcome to Pennsylvania," but in June of 1863, many Pennsylvanians didn't stick around to greet the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.More >>
    The sign on the Maryland line today says "Welcome to Pennsylvania," but in June of 1863, many Pennsylvanians didn't stick around to greet the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.More >>
  • Gettysburg middle school brings history to life through film

    Gettysburg middle school brings history to life through film

    Monday, May 27 2013 5:40 PM EDT2013-05-27 21:40:08 GMT
    Gettysburg Area Middle School 7th grade students brought history to life through short films. The students wrote, acted and directed six films that focused how the Battle of Gettysburg affected peopleMore >>
    Gettysburg Area Middle School 7th grade students brought history to life through short films.More >>
  • Boston bombings spur security change at local event

    Boston bombings spur security change at local event

    Wednesday, April 17 2013 5:13 PM EDT2013-04-17 21:13:53 GMT
    Security plans have been changed for Mechanicsburg's Jubilee Day in the wake of the bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 170 at the Boston Marathon.More >>
    Security plans have been changed for Mechanicsburg's Jubilee Day in the wake of the bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 170 at the Boston Marathon.More >>
  • Runners from Central Pa. reported safe after Boston Marathon

    Runners from Central Pa. reported safe after Boston Marathon

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 6:31 PM EDT2013-04-16 22:31:20 GMT
    Some central Pennsylvania running clubs are reporting that their members are safe after two explosions went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.More >>
    Some central Pennsylvania running clubs are reporting that their members are safe after two explosions went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.More >>
  • Paterno family speaks at child abuse forum

    Paterno family speaks at child abuse forum

    Wednesday, April 10 2013 11:20 AM EDT2013-04-10 15:20:48 GMT
    Sue and Jay Paterno are expected to speak at a breakfast focused on child abuse prevention in Harrisburg Wednesday morning. The event is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance and servesMore >>
    Sue Paterno, widow of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, and their son, Jay, were in Harrisburg to speak about child abuse prevention Wednesday morning.More >>
  • Lebanon County

    'Late night snack' leads to 3-alarm fire, no one injured

    'Late night snack' leads to 3-alarm fire, no one injured

    Friday, April 5 2013 3:44 PM EDT2013-04-05 19:44:32 GMT
    No one was injured during a three-alarm fire at a row home in Lebanon early Friday morning. A resident on the first block of Walton Street tells abc27 he was cooking a snack around 3:30 a.m. when he steppedMore >>
    No one was injured during a three-alarm fire at a row home in Lebanon early Friday morning.More >>
  • Dauphin County

    Proposal would help undocumented students attend Pa. colleges

    Proposal would help undocumented students attend Pa. colleges

    Tuesday, March 19 2013 8:52 PM EDT2013-03-20 00:52:56 GMT
    A state lawmaker plans to introduce a bill called the Pennsylvania Dream Act that would give undocumented students in-state tuition. State Senator Lloyd Smucker (R-Lancaster County) will introduce theMore >>
    A state lawmaker plans to introduce a bill called the Pennsylvania Dream Act that would give undocumented students in-state tuition.More >>
  • Lebanon County

    Pa. guard members deploy to aid Conn. cleanup

    Pa. guard members deploy to aid Conn. cleanup

    Tuesday, February 12 2013 6:25 PM EST2013-02-12 23:25:58 GMT
    A little over 80 members of the Pennsylvania National Guard deployed today to help with blizzard cleanup efforts in Connecticut.Connecticut was one of the many state's ravaged by an intense Nor'easterMore >>
    A little over 80 members of the Pennsylvania National Guard deployed today to help with blizzard cleanup efforts in Connecticut.More >>
  • Pa. Turnpike reopens after fatal crash

    Pa. Turnpike reopens after fatal crash

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 1:34 PM EST2014-02-05 18:34:36 GMT
    A six-mile section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike has reopened following a crash that killed a truck driver and closed the toll highway for about 14 hours.More >>
    A six-mile section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike has reopened following a crash that killed a truck driver and closed the toll highway for about 14 hours.More >>
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