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Fire temporarily closes New Castle Walmart.

A New Castle Walmart is listed as temporarily closed on Friday, following a fire on Wednesday afternoon fire. The State Fire Marshal’s office reported that paper products were set on fire, with sprinklers extinguishing the fire. A criminal investigation continues and no arrests have been made. The store is...
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12-year-old boy found dead in pool at Pennsylvania summer camp

NEW FREEDOM, Pa. — A missing 12-year-old boy at a York County camp has been found dead. The Southern Regional Police chief and the York County Coroner’s Office both confirmed the death. The coroner said the 12-year-old was found just before 2 a.m. Thursday in the pool at...
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Hay and field fire closes Delaware City roadway

A fire that apparently originated in hay bales has spread to an adjacent field and forced the closure of Route 72 (Wrangle Hill Road) at School House Road due to dense smoke obscuring vision on the roadway. Firefighters from Delaware City were called to the scene just before 10:45 a.m....
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History Meets Future as nth Innovation Center Opens in Coatesville

The nth Innovation Center.Images via Valley Creek Productions. More than 100 people gathered Tuesday for the official opening of the nth Innovation Center at an early 20th-century building that once embodied the heart of innovation in Coatesville. Located at 190 West Lincoln Highway, the nth Innovation Center is the first Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) real estate project in Chester County.
COATESVILLE, PA
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Motorcyclist killed in West Cocalico Township crash

WEST COCALICO TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday night in Lancaster County. The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. in West Cocalico Township in the 300 block of South Cocalico Road. The Lancaster County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Matthew Stoltzfus, 20, of...
LANCASTER COUNTY, PA

Three Railroad Workers to Pay Over $75,000 to Resolve Allegations of False Unemployment Benefits Claims

PHILADELPHIA, PA — United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that three area railroad workers have agreed to pay over $75,000, collectively, to resolve claims of unemployment benefits fraud under the False Claims Act. In three civil actions filed this week, the government alleges that Shohana Culberson, of Philadelphia, PA; Keith Abele, of Levittown, PA; and James T. Billups, of Newark, DE; applied for and received unemployment benefits from the United States Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) when they were, in fact, gainfully employed.
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Strong storms wreak havoc across the Susquehanna Valley

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. — Strong storms slammed through the Susquehanna Valley on Friday afternoon, hitting the hardest in York and Lancaster counties. As News 8's Jeremy Jenkins reports, Millersville, Lancaster County, was one of the hardest-hit areas and residents were stunned at the damage. You can watch his full story above.
MILLERSVILLE, PA

1 Killed, 5 Injured In 4-Vehicle Crash On I-95 In Harford County

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — One person was killed and three more were injured Wednesday in a four-vehicle crash in Harford County, authorities said. Troopers were called to the scene of the crash on Interstate 95 North in Havre de Grace shortly after 6 p.m., Maryland State Police said in a Thursday news release. Based on a preliminary investigation, troopers believe a Toyota Camry was heading north on I-95 when it crossed into the left shoulder and struck the crash attenuator of a Maryland Transportation Authority vehicle. The Toyota ricocheted off the MDTA vehicle and into another lane, where it collided with a Lexus RX350, troopers said. The Toyota was then struck by a tractor trailer. A passenger in the Toyota, 52-year-old Ehsan Ulhaq, died at the scene. The driver, 45-year-old Laila Jan, was flown to Shock Trauma for treatment. Two other Toyota passengers and the MDTA vehicle’s driver and passenger were also hospitalized. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
HARFORD COUNTY, MD

Delaware's updated plastic bag ban begins today. Here's what to expect at local stores

With the amended plastic bag ban taking effect Friday, many more retailers and their customers will need to adjust the way they conduct business. Other than restaurants, all businesses – including those not previously subject to the plastic bag ban – will be prohibited from distributing plastic carryout bags. Customers of these businesses will have to contemplate...
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A. Duie Pyle trucking makes push to hire veterans

For Independence Day, probably nothing symbolizes the struggle for freedom more than the contribution and sacrifice of veterans. Northeast-based trucking company A. Duie Pyle recognizes that contribution, is inspired by U.S. veterans and makes sure they have jobs when returning from military service. The company employs more than 200 veterans across all levels of the organization.
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