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Details Released Following Homicide In Lancaster: Police

Two people have been shot and one person has died as a result in Lancaster on Monday, Nov. 28. Officers with the Lancaster Bureau of police were called to the 100 block of South Prince Street near the Prince of Subs Restaurant at 1:11 a.m., according to a release by the department around 9 a.m. that same day.
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Vigil held for man who was fatally shot in Lancaster

LANCASTER, Pa. — A vigil was held at Prince of Subs in Lancaster where 29-year-old Luis Sanchez was fatally shot on early Monday morning. The mother of Sanchez spoke to WGAL at the scene of the shooting. Amanda Brown said her son, Luis Sanchez, 29, was killed after being...

1 dead, another injured in central Pa. shooting: police

One person died and another was hospitalized after an overnight shooting in Lancaster, city police said. Shots were fired around 1:11 a.m. Monday on the 100 block of South Prince Street, according to police. Two people with gunshot wounds were found at the scene and taken to a hospital, police...

Pedestrian struck, killed in Lancaster County

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — Update, 3:30 p.m.: The Lancaster County Coroner's Office identified the victim of Saturday's fatal crash. Brenda Lausch, 56, from Akron was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Lausch was transported to the Lancaster County Forensic Center for further examination. On Nov. 28, her...

Police search for theft suspects in Lancaster County

Ephrata Police say the two individuals in surveillance photographs are believed to have committed thefts from multiple victims in West Cocalico Township. According to police, the suspects used stolen credit cards to purchase gift cards at Walmart in Ephrata. Police request anyone with information about the possible identity of one...

NC Man Stole $23K In Puppies From Lancaster County Breeder, Feds Say

A North Carolina man will spend six-and-a-half years in prison for robbing a Lancaster County dog breeder at gunpoint, federal authorities say. Christopher Lamont Stimpson Jr., 24, of Greensboro, was convicted of interstate robbery and transporting stolen goods at trial in April, said US Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero in a statement Wednesday, Nov. 23.

Two water main breaks fixed in Lancaster County

MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, Pa. — UPDATE: A water main break in Lancaster County has been repaired. Some water customers in Lancaster County were dealing with no water, low pressure or discolored water. Officials said there were two water main breaks at Manheim Pike and Enterprise Way in Manheim Township early...

Ice Skating Rink Opens In Lancaster

(Lancaster Co., PA) -- Beginning this Friday, there'll be a temporary ice skating rink in Lancaster. A news release from a company called Flight On Ice Entertainment says the outdoor rink at 142 Park City Center will be in the parking lot outside the former Bon Ton store. Promoters say the rink had been scheduled to open earlier but couldn't be due to bad weather during the ice-making process. The rink will remain open through February 26th of next year. Prices for admission will vary from ten to 12-dollars and will be slightly less for skate rental.

Lancaster Pride moving to new venue for next year's festival

LANCASTER, Pa. — Lancaster Pride is using a new venue for Pride Festival next year. The 2023 Pride Festival will be held at the Lancaster County Convention Center on S. Queen Street in downtown Lancaster. The organization says the new venue allows for a larger capacity and more accessibility.

Man charged after allegedly stealing over $100K of diesel from Lancaster County gas station

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Man reportedly lies on background check for gun

Lock Haven, Pa. — A 27-year-old man is facing charges after police say he lied on a background check while trying to buy a gun. Jarod Reed Stern, Wrightsville, was charged with the illegal sale or transfer of firearms, a third degree felony, and making a false statement to authorities, a third degree misdemeanor. Stern allegedly put down false information on the federal application to purchase a firearm while on Gunshop Lane in Woodward Township. Stern voluntarily turned himself in to township police and was arraigned before District Judge Keith Kibler. He was released on bail to await further court proceedings.

Central pa. police department gets $4.5 million grant for new building

The Northern York County Regional Police got a $4.5 million state grant to help build a new facility to fit its growing needs, according to the York Dispatch. The grant will help build a new $11.5 million-headquarters building for the agency in Manheim Township. The remaining money needed for the project will be made up by other grants, municipal funds, and contributions and sponsorships from groups like NorthPoint Development, according to the newspaper.

Lancaster County gives ARPA funds to affordable housing

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — A historic investment for affordable housing in Lancaster. Mayor Sorace and her team delivered checks totaling more than $7 million of American Rescue Plan Money to eight organizations. After months of talks on how to use the funds, it was decided affordable housing was the...

Coroner called to scene after pedestrian hit in central Pa.

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed along a West Earl Township road Saturday night. The 500 block of South 7th Street just outside of Akron was cordoned off by police due to the crash that occurred at around 5:15 p.m., according to Lancaster County 911 Dispatch. The road has two lanes separated by a double-yellow line with shoulders on each side in a residential area.