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Pennsylvania woman gored by Yellowstone park bison

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — For the second time in three days, a visitor to Yellowstone National Park was gored by a bison, park officials said Thursday. A 71-year-old woman from West Chester, Pennsylvania and her daughter inadvertently approached the bison Wednesday as they were returning to their vehicle at a Yellowstone Lake trailhead. […]
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Bison gores Yellowstone visitor in second encounter in days

For the second time in days, a bison gored a visitor at Yellowstone National Park, park officials said. The 71-year-old from West Chester, Pennsylvania, suffered injuries that were not life threatening in the encounter Wednesday, the park said in a statement. She and her daughter were returning to their vehicle...
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Man sentenced to jail time, probation for animal cruelty

NORTH EAST — A man accused of dragging, hitting and repeatedly kicking his pet puppy outside his apartment building near North East — causing extensive injuries to the dog — is set to start serving a 15-day jail term Friday (July 1) after pleading guilty to a lesser charge as part of a plea agreement. The defendant, Eric Christopher Andrews, 34, now of Camden, Del., is scheduled to report to the Cecil County Detention Center near Elkton at a specified time on Friday when he...

Craft beer is an 'art' at MD Beer Company in Elkton

ELKTON — Chances are good that most people in Cecil County have seen the visual creations of Scott McCardell, a detail-minded graphic artist who has owned and operated Accent Printing in Elkton since 1985. Among his numerous artistic credits are the Town of North East seal, featuring a lighthouse and waterfowl, the triangular logo for Union Hospital and the geometric "C" emblem for Cecil College. But his printing business is...

Troopers Arrest Subject for Weapon and Drug Offenses

Delaware State Police have arrested 21-year-old Taleem Thompson-Morris of Salem, New Jersey for firearm and drug charges following a traffic stop that occurred in the New Castle area on Tuesday morning. On June 28, 2022, at approximately 5:20 a.m., a trooper on patrol observed a silver 2008 Chevrolet Suburban commit...
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STEM program held at Crozer-Chester Medical Center

UPLAND — The white coats hunched around the pig on the table as transplant surgeon Dr. Thomas Butler gave the instructions. “Belly up and that’s the way you’ve got to cut it,” he directed. “All the organs are going to look just like this.”. His...

Multiple Three-Run Homers Lead to a Wilmington Blue Rocks Win in Series Opener

The Wilmington Blue Rocks were able to start their six-game series with the South Atlantic League’s top team, the Aberdeen IronBirds, with a 7-3 victory on Tuesday, June 21. The Blue Rocks’ bats won them this matchup as they were able to double the number of hits the IronBirds recorded, ten to five. Included in those ten hits were two three-run homers from Wilmington’s Drew Mendoza and Omar Meregildo.

West Chester Woman Arrested After Interfering With Law Enforcement

WEST CHESTER, PA — A local resident was arrested early Sunday morning by the West Chester Police Department. Rebecca O’Connor, age 31, has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Obstructing Administration of Law, Resisting Arrest and additional related offenses. Authorities state that on June 26, 2022, at approximately 1:30...

Pride Month finale in Lancaster County

LANCASTER, Pa. — June is Pride Month, and all month WGAL has been highlighting events and inspiring stories in the LGBTQ community. Tonight, News 8's Jeremy Jenkins stopped by Southern Market in Lancaster city where community members are celebrating at the Pride Month finale party.

Teen killed himself after fleeing site of crash that killed his ‘best friend’

A Pennsylvania teenager took his own life after he fled a car crash that killed his longtime football teammate and close pal last weekend. Three friends — Tyler Zook, 17; Tyreese Smith, 16; and Amalie Wendt, 18 — were riding in a Hyundai Santa Fe when it veered off the road and crashed into a field in East Lampeter Township just after midnight Saturday morning, according to Lancaster Online. Smith suffered traumatic injuries and died of asphyxiation and Wendt was hospitalized after the car rolled several times and landed on its side, according to the outlet. Zook took his own life a mile...

Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Bear area on Monday afternoon. On June 27, 2022, at approximately 2:55 p.m., a 2007 Lexus GS350 was stopped at a red light on westbound Route 40 (Pulaski Highway) at its intersection with Route 72 within the left lane of two westbound through-lanes of travel. A 2018 Jeep Wrangler was stopped behind the Lexus, a 2014 Honda Civic was stopped behind the Jeep, and a 2022 Honda Accord was stopped at a red light within the outside left turn lane of westbound Route 40 (to the left of the Lexus), waiting to turn left onto southbound Route 72. At this time, a 2002 Infiniti G35 was traveling westbound Route 40 at an apparent high rate of speed within the left through-lane of travel, approaching the above-mentioned vehicles.