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Woman attacks security guards at ER

Danville, Pa. — The woman kicked, punched, pinched, grabbed, and pulled the hair of three security officers who attempted to stop her from leaving Geisinger Emergency Department in Danville, police said. All three security guards received injuries for their efforts, according to an affidavit filed by Mahoning Township Police. Those injuries included a chunk of hair being ripped from one of the guard’s heads. Madison Rachel Wasser, 23, of Mount...
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Arson suspected in former Lebanon Catholic High School fire

LEBANON, Pa. — A weekend fire at the former Lebanon Catholic School is being investigated as arson. The fire happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday on the 1400 block of Chestnut Street. Fire Commissioner Duane Trautman says there was heavy fire on the second floor when crews arrived. There were a lot of combustibles on that floor, according to Trautman.

Legislation to Restrict Use of Fireworks in Pa. Heads to Governor

A bill looking to restrict the use of fireworks in Pennsylvania is moving forward in Harrisburg. The Republican-controlled senate approved the legislation Thursday. The bill would reform the state's existing laws including restricting when fireworks can be set off. The new law would limit fireworks use from 10 a.m. to...

Food truck festival, fireworks for July Fourth in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The city of Harrisburg is celebrating Independence Day with a food truck festival. There will be more than 45 food trucks with a variety of fare at Riverfront Park on July Fourth. The festival runs from 1 to 9 p.m., ending with a big fireworks display.

Lebanon Catholic School fire suspected as arson

LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM) – Arson and vandalism are suspected after a fire at Lebanon Catholic School early Sunday morning. The Lebanon City Fire Department shared images of the school around 6 a.m. on Sunday showing flames inside the building. The fire department said “vandalism and arson are now the story of a once proud school […]

State Police might have to implement a rape kit tracking system

Harrisburg, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police could be required to conduct a study about setting up and maintaining a rape kit tracking system. The study would be conducted in consultation with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. The report would aim to identify the most efficient way of creating an online database accessible to victims of rape and allowing data to be entered in and stored by law enforcement agencies, forensic...

Curve best Senators in front of record crowd

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Altoona Curve beat the Harrisburg Senators 7-3 in front of 8,344 fans, the most at a game since July 4, 2019. The Curve claimed the series 4-2. Centerfielder Connor Scott had a trio of RBIs off one hit. Normally, Altoona is off on Mondays, but due to the holiday, they […]

Harrisburg Area YMCA names new CEO

The Harrisburg Area YMCA has announced that David Ozmore was named CEO. Ozmore will lead the organization beginning in August. Ozmore has served the YMCA in multiple roles throughout the country. Throughout his 28-year YMCA career, Ozmore has served as director of operations/youth sports at the YMCA of the Triangle in Raleigh, North Carolina; as COO at a small community YMCA in Cleveland County, North Carolina; as CEO for the YMCA of Greater New Orleans; as CEO of the YMCA of Greater High Point in North Carolina, and most recently as the CEO of the Kentucky/West Virginia Regional Alliance of YMCAs.

Alleged thief caught on trail camera leaving camper after break-in

Montour County, Pa. — Police said the trail camera didn’t lie when it captured a thief as he exited a camper after ransacking the inside. As Daryl Anthony Campbell, 22, of Berwick left the camper, trail cameras took his picture near the front door of the scene. The owner of the camper reported the incident to State Police in Milton on June 19 and provided the picture that was taken of the June 15 incident. ...

CHEER Live 2022 Tour: Photos

The CHEER Live 2022 Tour held a performance at the Giant Center in Hershey on Sunday evening. The first of its kind live performance featured athletes from the Emmy Award-winning Netflix docuseries “Cheer.” The premier athletes gave an electrifying exhibition of never-before-seen stunts and stage performances.

Cocoa Packs expands operations to feed more children in need

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — A local organization has broken ground on a new warehouse intended to increase food distribution for local children in need. Based in Hershey, Cocoa Packs provides meals for children in need over the summer and when kids do not have access to school lunches. The organization offers packs with a variety of nutritious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack items to children on the days that they have no access to subsidized food offerings. Cocoa Packs currently serves 1,300 kids in Central Pennsylvania.

Pleasant today before a Weather Watch Day tomorrow for thunderstorms

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Your 4th of July looks nice with plenty of summertime heat along with highs in the upper 80s. We should stay dry throughout the day as well. Conditions are looking good, whether you are grilling, heading out to the pool, watching evening fireworks, or are making s'mores with your family by the fire pit.