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Central Pa. Man Charged After Allegedly Assaulting Trooper Who Tried To Keep Him From Hanging Himself With A Seatbelt

Police say Jasper tried to harm himself by wrapping a police cruiser seat belt around his neck as a trooper was driving him to a hospital. Police say Jasper head-butted a trooper and tried to grab the officer’s firearm.

06/16/2014

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Police: Witness Purposely Crashed Vehicle Into Bank Robbery Suspect’s Getaway Car

State police praised the woman’s courage but urge the public to call 911 if they see a crime instead of putting themselves in harm’s way.

04/24/2014

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Suspect Arrested For Double-fatal York Shooting After Months On The Run

An eastern Pennsylvania man charged with killing two men during a botched drug deal has been arrested in New York City after several months on the lam.

03/27/2014

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8 Boys Cited For Sexting At Central Pa. School

State police have cited eight teenage boys for harassment for allegedly sending sexually explicit cellphone pictures of themselves to eight girls at a central Pennsylvania high school, in hopes the girls would reciprocate with nude pictures of themselves.

03/25/2014

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Foul-mouthed Former Gilberton Police Chief Signs Contract For Reality TV Show

A foul-mouthed former Pennsylvania police chief whose incendiary videos on guns and liberals led to his suspension and ultimate departure is holding a news conference Monday to discuss his future.

02/24/2014

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Police Say Woman Smuggled Drugs To Inmate Via Kiss

State police are investigating a report that a woman smuggled drug-filled balloons to her western Pennsylvania inmate boyfriend by passing them mouth-to-mouth during a kiss.

02/12/2014

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Out Of Gas, Out Of Luck For Central Pa. Man With 8 Outstanding Traffic Warrants

Northern Lancaster County Regional police said an officer was sent to assist 29-year-old Antonio Graves when he ran out of gas in Lititz on Monday.

02/11/2014

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Monkeys, Skunks And Other Animals Removed From Central Pa. Home

Criminal charges are pending against a central Pennsylvania woman after police said they found more than 50 wild and domesticated animals living in filthy conditions at her home.

02/03/2014

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Man, Woman Dead After Standoff At York Home

Police in central Pennsylvania say a man and woman were found dead after a 4½-hour standoff overnight during which police were fired upon repeatedly.

01/22/2014

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At Least 9 People Injured In Central Pa. Truck Fire

A Gettysburg Hospital spokesman said seven people were taken there for potential exposure to the chemical toluene, while a county emergency official said two others were treated at nearby Waynesboro Hospital.

01/21/2014

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York Man Gets Long Sentence For Crack House Slaying

York County prosecutors said the victim was gunned down after arguing with Bruce Williams Jr. about the quality of the crack cocaine he had purchased.

12/20/2013

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Northumberland County Woman Charged With Killing Man She Met On Craigslist

An 18-year-old central Pennsylvania woman is charged with killing a man she met on Craigslist and dumping his body in an alley before meeting her husband to celebrate his birthday.

12/04/2013

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Guilty Verdict For Central Pa. Chief Over Playground Fund

A jury has found a central Pennsylvania police chief guilty of theft by extortion for telling motorists they could avoid traffic fines if they made donations to a borough playground fund.

12/03/2013

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Two People Charged For Alleged Assault Of Teen In Berks County Hotel

Lower Swatara Township police on Tuesday announced warrants for 23-year-old Rafael Gomez-Echavarria and 25-year-old Alicia Colon.

12/03/2013

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Two People Found Dead In Lancaster County Home

Lancaster County coroner Dr. Steven Diamantoni on Friday identified the deceased as 50-year-old Darryl Morton and 54-year-old Aida Cora.

11/29/2013

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