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National Weather Service Confirms Tornado In Berks County, 2 Other Pa. Towns

Forecasters say a category EF-1 tornado touched down Thursday near Montoursville and an EF-0 tornado touched down in Selinsgrove, both in central Pennsylvania.

07/10/2015

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Tree Trimmer Killed After Being Hit By Collapsing Bucket Lift

The Cumberland County coroner’s office says 53-year-old Michael Shaud, of Middletown, was killed when he was hit by the falling bucket. Shaud was collecting debris on the ground when the lift collapsed onto him.

05/29/2015

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Coroner: Employee Working Beneath Truck Dragged, Killed

A coroner says a man was laying beneath a tractor-trailer to repair it when another worker at the same Pennsylvania company unwittingly drove the vehicle, dragging the first man to his death.

04/09/2015

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Investigation Underway After 2 Fires In Central Pa. Kill More Than 45,000 Chickens

No people were harmed. Fire marshals are investigating.

04/08/2015

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Police: Truck Crashed Into Central Pa. House Where Woman Was Sleeping

Authorities in central Pennsylvania say a tractor-trailer crashed into a house just 10 feet from a sleeping woman, who escaped without injury.

01/09/2015

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Pa. Prison Guard In Training Charged With Having Sex With Inmate In Chapel

A female prison guard trainee has been charged by the state Department of Corrections with having sex with an inmate — in the chapel of a central Pennsylvania prison.

11/25/2014

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Police: Pa. Substitute Teacher Bought Naked Photos Of Students

Forty-one-year-old Jon Serianni was charged Tuesday with child pornography and corruption of minors after investigators searched his phone and found 190 pictures of girls who were nude or in sexually explicit poses.

11/19/2014

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4 Members Of Pa. Amish Family Die In Crash

Four members of an Amish family are dead after their hired van was struck by a cement truck as they traveled home from a funeral in central Pennsylvania.

11/11/2014

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Central Pa. Sex Predator Sentenced To 203 Years In Prison For Assaults On Pre-teen Girls

A Central Pennsylvania man deemed a sexually violent predator has been sentenced to a minimum 203 to 406 years in prison for what prosecutors called a “reign of terror” on young people.

10/28/2014

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Central Pa. School Dismissed After Single Bullet Found

Officials say they didn’t find a weapon at Manheim Township High School on Friday.

10/24/2014

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Police: Lonely Pa. Man Made Repeated 911 Calls

A Pennsylvania man has been charged with making three 911 calls to report bogus emergencies simply because he was lonely and wanted paramedics to show up.

09/18/2014

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

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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