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Danville woman concerned for her health after coming face-to-face with monkey following crash

VALLEY TOWNSHIP, MONTOUR COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — All of the escaped monkeys from Friday night’s crash are now accounted for, but public health concerns remain. Michele Fallon of Danville says she’s concerned for her health after coming into close contact with one of the monkeys on the side of the interstate.  Fallon says she never could have imagined that […]
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Man accused of shooting, killing girlfriend's ex-boyfriend in Pottstown

NORRISTOWN, Pa. - A Pottstown man is being charged with shooting and killing his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend Sunday morning. Avery Nascimento, 21, of Pottstown, killed 36-year-old Sean Robbins, according to a news release from the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office. He is being charged with first-degree murder, attempted murder, aggravated assault, strangulation, terroristic threats, recklessly endangering another person, and related offenses.
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Car Coated With Maple Syrup In Pennsylvania

You can smother many things with sweet maple syrup, but a car is not one of those things. A homeowner who lives in the first block of North Spruce Street discovered the sweet aroma of a grade A or B maple prank on Friday, according to Lititz borough of police.

Ephrata Woman Charged for Possession of Loaded Handgun on School Property

LITITZ, PA — The Lititz Borough Police have filed a criminal complaint against 38-year-old Heather Nicole Barr of Ephrata for Possession of a Weapon on School Property. Authorities state that on Friday. January 21, 2021, at around 11:46 pm, an officer noticed an unoccupied vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Warwick High School. Upon investigating the vehicle, the officer observed a loaded handgun attached to the center console of the vehicle. Barr, who was the registered owner of the vehicle, then arrived in a separate vehicle. Barr was released from the scene and she will receive a summons to appear in court.

Colora firefighter killed battling Baltimore blaze; two others perished

BALTIMORE — A Cecil County resident was killed Monday morning along with two of his fellow Baltimore City Fire Department firefighters when a vacant row-home partially collapsed, trapping them and one other member inside the building, while they were battling a two-alarm fire, according to Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and the department's leader. In a written statement, Scott and Baltimore City Fire Department Chief Niles R. Ford identified BCFD Lt. Paul Butrim, 37, of Colora, as one of the victims. Butrim was a 16-year BCFD...
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Investigation ‘very active’ in death of woman in Shillington home

A state police spokesman on Monday described the investigation into the death of a 47-year-old woman in a Shillington home over the weekend as very active but stopped short of identifying a suspect. The victim was found dead shortly before 10 a.m. Sunday after emergency crews were called to the...
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Police: Body pulled from Schuylkill River

NORTH COVENTRY TWP., Pa. - Police said a 20-year-old woman's body was pulled from a river in Chester County Monday morning. Police said the body was found in the Schuylkill River around 10:30 a.m. Monday morning near River Road and South York Street in North Coventry Township. The North Coventry...

Lancaster city man sentenced to up to 30 years in prison for attempted homicide

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — A Lancaster city man has been sentenced to between 15-30 years in prison after pleading guilty to attempted homicide and eight other charges, according to the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office. Wanyai Parker reportedly entered the victim's apartment without her permission and pointed a handgun...
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Reading man who ran drug ring sentenced to federal prison

A Reading man was sentenced to 19 years in federal prison Monday after earlier pleading guilty to running a drug trafficking operation out of his home. Luis Gomez, 33, had pleaded guilty to possessing crystal meth — a large quantity of which was found in his home during a raid — and felony possession of a firearm, since a previous conviction had prohibited him from carrying one.

Dining at Josephine's in Downtown Lancaster, PA

This spot is elegant dining at its best. As you're walking down the stairs into this restaurant located underground at West Grant Street, it's impossible to not notice all the stunning decorations. Everything from the wall art and light fixtures to how the tables are set up is done beautifully.

York County man faces eight felony charges for theft and arson

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — A York County man is facing felony charges after police say he stole from cars and attempted to light multiple homes on fire in western Lancaster County. According to Northwest Regional Police officials, 29-year-old Robert Castro from New Freedom, York County attempted to light two...
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Reading man sentenced in drug trafficking operation

READING, Pa. - A man from Berks County has been sentenced for running a drug trafficking operation out of his home. A release from the Department of Justice said Luis Gomez, 33, of Reading has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for possessing a large quantity of crystal meth and a loaded pistol at his home in 2019.

Shanahan drops 40 to power undermanned Downingtown East past Oxford

EAST NOTTINGHAM >> It is unfortunate when COVID protocols severely hamper any high school basketball team, but it is, largely, an equal opportunity scourge. Two weeks earlier, it victimized the Oxford boys. On Monday, it was Downingtown East’s turn, but unlike the Hornets, the visiting Cougars flourished without three of its top six players. And nobody seized the moment like junior guard Connor Shanahan, who poured in a career-high 40 points to power East to an impressive 75-62 victory.
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New Reading councilmember wants to reopen 2022 budget

READING, Pa. – Newly-seated Councilwoman Brianna Tyson surprised Reading City Council Monday when she expressed a desire to reopen the 2022 budget, which was approved in December. "I am researching this as we're speaking, so I know that I didn't want to spring this on you guys later on,"...
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Pottstown man charged with first-degree murder

POTTSTOWN — An argument between 21-year-old Avery Nascimento of Pottstown and his 34-year-old girlfriend ended with her being shot and injured, her ex-boyfriend being shot and killed and Nascimento in jail charged with first-degree murder and other charges. The incident came to light at 2:41 a.m. Saturday morning when...