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Woman steals items from store with two young children in tow

Selinsgrove, Pa. — A woman who was accompanied by two young children put items in a backpack and walked out of a Snyder County store without paying. State police at Selinsgrove say the unidentified white woman was at Best Buy in Monroe Township on May 25 when she left without paying for multiple items. The woman allegedly concealed the items in a black backpack and left without stopping to pay for the merchandise. The woman was seen leaving the parking lot with two young children in a 2004-2005 silver Ford Taurus. Total value of merchandise stolen is $190. Anyone with information may contact PSP Selinsgrove at 570-374-8145. Trooper Wiliam Shreve is investigating.
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Man steals books, flashes knife at Carlisle library

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) – A dozen books were stolen from a Carlisle library after a man showed a knife to library staff. On July 2 at 1:40 p.m. Carlisle Police were dispatched to the Bosler Free Library for a reported robbery. Library staff said a white man in his 30s-40s concealed 12 books in a backpack. When he was confronted about checking out the books, library staff said he replied “no” and tapped a knife he was carrying on his side.

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.

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...

Catherine M Forster Karvois 1928~2022

Catherine M Forster Karvois passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 1, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Matilda Forster. Catherine was preceded in death by her husband of over 48 years, Joseph J. Karvois. Born in Mahanoy City, PA to a hard-working coal miner...

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 […]

Books stolen from Bosler Library, police say

CARLISLE, Pa. — Police in Cumberland County are looking for the person who stole books from a library. Police said it happened on Saturday at the Bosler Free Library in Carlisle. Staff members said a man carrying a backpack stole 12 books. Staff members said when they tried to...

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.

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.

Central Pa. celebrates Independence Day

LANCASTER, Pa. — Residents throughout Central Pa. participated in early celebrations for the Fourth of July on Sunday. At Western Village RV Park, Carlisle families were treated to a variety of activities, from cornhole tournaments and golf cart parades, to a patriotic slip ‘n slide. “It’s just a...

Giveaway held at the Bridge Eco Village in Harrisburg

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Self-driving vehicle legislation advances in Harrisburg

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — Cars...without drivers. While it’s not a new idea, it’s one Pennsylvania has been at the forefront of through testing, research, and development. “Fifty-six of our 67 counties have testing occurring right now," Mark Kopko, PennDOT's director of transformational technology said. "A lot of those are on limited access networks in their interstates but there are some in urban areas, especially around Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh metropolitan region.”

Two agricultural lending cooperatives complete merger

A merger between AgChoice Farm Credit and MidAtlantic Farm Credit has been completed. The merger officially formed Horizon Farm Credit on Friday and was voted on and approved by the membership of each Association in May and has received final regulatory approval from the Farm Credit Administration. Horizon Farm Credit...