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Manheim police searching for alleged shooting suspect

LANCASTER, Pa. — Manheim Township Police are searching for a suspect in a reported shooting that occurred in Lancaster. The incident allegedly happened on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 4:17 p.m. in the roadway in front of 1631 Judie Lane (Villages of Lancaster Green). This area is close to the...
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Lancaster woman arrested for stealing $400 worth of energy drinks

MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — A woman has been arrested in connection with stealing $400 in energy drinks from a supermarket back in June of 2022. Get daily news, weather, breaking news and alerts straight to your inbox! Sign up for the abc27 newsletters here. According to police, 42-year-old...
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Millersville University holds move-in day

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. — The start of the new school year is marked each year at colleges with move-in day. Students across the country begin their college careers this week—for the first time in nearly three years, without COVID-19 restrictions. Millersville University in Lancaster County is reopening its campus...

Pennsylvania woman who’s on house arrest for allegedly stealing Pelosi’s laptop allowed to go to Renaissance Faire

A Pennsylvania woman currently on house arrest for allegedly stealing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laptop was granted permission to attend the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. Riley Williams of Harrisburg, plans on attending the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire in Manheim this weekend, according to KDKA. Williams has reportedly been on house arrest since January except for work and health […]

Lancaster County couple celebrates 80th wedding anniversary

LANCASTER, Pa. — A Lancaster County couple is celebrating a big anniversary: 80 years of marriage. "I call her the angel of glad tidings and great joy," Vernon Stinebaugh said. "He's been an anchor, a real anchor," Angela Stinebaugh said. At 103 years old, the Stinebaughs still share the...

Fall 2022 at the ‘Ville

The fall semester at Millersville University begins on Monday, August 22. The approximately 7,000 students will have a wide array of new programs to choose from. There are two new concentrations in online master’s programs:. Accelerated Secondary Teaching Certification, also known as the Accelerated Emergency Teachers Certification. Inclusive Practices.

Investigations into two Lancaster County fatal crashes completed

Drivers cited with traffic violations, no criminal charges filed. EAST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office, East Hempfield Township Police Department, and Lancaster County Crash Team have completed investigations into two fatal crashes near the intersection of Lancaster Road (Route 72) and Lititz Road.

Pa. man was killed after shooter thought he set him up: police

Carlos Rivera-Rivera thought Edgardo Bermudez-Melendez had set him up to be jumped. On March 13, Rivera-Rivera shot Bermudez-Melendez inside a York City garage, shoved him into his car, and proceeded to shoot him multiple times from the driver’s seat though the back seat, according to court records released Friday.

Lancaster police trying to increase women on the force

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — The Lancaster City Bureau of Police has signed on to the 30×30 Pledge, which aims to reach 30% of women in police recruit classes by 2030 and improve the representation and experiences of women in law enforcement, according to a press release from the city.

Pennsylvania State Police Trooper charged with DUI

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced DUI charges against a trooper who allegedly drove while intoxicated while on duty. According to State Police, Trooper Joshua M. Ravel assigned to Troop J in York was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol during his assigned shift on the morning of […]

Wolf Administration: Hunger-Free Campus Initiative helps college students access free nutritious food options

First Lady Frances Wolf and Acting Secretary of Education Eric Hagarty joined students, faculty, and vested partners at Millersville University recently to announce the Hunger-Free Campus Initiative to help students at risk of hunger to access free, healthy food on college campuses across Pennsylvania. “Hunger is a devastating reality affecting...

Remote Trapping Projects at Millersville

Dr. Aaron Haines, a professor of conservation biology at Millersville University, recently conducted a study with other biologists published in the Wiley Journal of Ecology and Evolution. The study examined ocelots and jaguarundis in southern Texas. These wild cats are endangered in the U.S. Haines’ methods of observation included the use of remote camera trapping. He says this is an easy, non-invasive way to detect the presence of wildlife in the field. Cameras are set up to capture images when a motion sensor is triggered.

Gov. Wolf Announces New Funding Awarded to ‘Project SPARK’ in Lancaster County to Increase Awareness of Manufacturing Career Opportunities

Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Project SPARK, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to help recruit and train 150 individuals to help replenish the skilled workforce in Lancaster County. “Providing a strong pipeline of talent to the manufacturing industry is vital for its continued success in...

25-year-old woman killed in afternoon crash

A 25-year-old Lancaster woman has died as the result of a crash Wednesday afternoon. Vanessa Henner was killed in a crash at 4:34 p.m. on Route 72 in Union Township, Lebanon County, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The crash occurred as Henner was driving northbound on Route 72 in a...

Little Chiques Bridge to reopen in Lancaster County

MOUNT JOY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The Little Chiques Bridge on Cloverfield Road in Lancaster County will reopen on Thursday. A ribbon-cutting will be held for the recently remodeled bridge, which crosses over the Little Chiques Creek between Rapho and Mount Joy townships. The bridge was originally slated for demolition...

Missing Man Found In Lancaster County

LANCASTER COUNTY – Police in Lancaster County say a missing elderly man has been located. West Lampeter Township Police responded last evening to the area of Cliff Avenue and Conestoga Avenue after receiving a report that a 79-year-old man left his residence on foot and had not returned. The family was concerned for his current health status. The man was last seen walking in that area around 7 p.m. A search detail was initiated. At 10:48 p.m., while searching a wooded area in the vicinity, members of the Middle Creek Search and Rescue Team and First Responders located the man. He was found to be in stable condition and was then escorted to safety.

Route 222 in Lancaster to be resurfaced; delays expected

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — PennDOT has announced that a resurfacing project is set to begin on Route 222 North, also known as Lime Street in Lancaster City. The contractor will be placing long-term construction signs starting on Friday, Aug 26. The process will consist of milling, base replacement, ADA...

Fatal Lancaster County Accident Claims Norristown Police Officer

LANCASTER – A Norristown Police officer was killed in a crash in Lancaster County. On August 13 at 9:48 a.m., State Police say 44-year-old Brian Kozera of Blue Bell was on a bicycle when it struck a truck driven by 62-year-old John Good of East Earl at the intersection of S. Pool Forge Road and Nolt Road in Caernarvon Township. An investigation found that the bicycle proceeded through a stop sign at Nolt Road and struck the truck on the passenger side. Kozera was taken to Reading Hospital where he died from his injuries. The truck driver was not hurt. Kozera was with Norristown Police for 16 years. He had been bicycle ride training for the Ironman World Championships that are occurring in October 2022 at the time of the accident.

Lancaster County Drug Task Force Auction set for October

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — The Lancaster County Drug Task Force Public Auction will be returning on October 15, 2022 at 9 a.m. at Lancaster County Park. The auction will be making a comeback for the first time since September 2020. It will be located at the Lancaster County Park Building which is located at 950 Eshelman Mill Road.