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Pennsylvania Doctor Issued Blanket Mask Exemptions for School

As children return to school -- many of whom are too young to be vaccinated against COVID-19 -- Pennsylvania, among other states, is requiring that masks be worn inside K-12 buildings and other early learning programs. But the public health measure hasn't been without pushback, including anti-mask action taken by members of the medical community.
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Biden billboards in Pa. the work of ex-gov candidate Wagner

Former York County state Sen. Scott Wagner, never gentle about his politics, is getting some national attention for his latest visual haymaker: A set of highway billboards showing a gun-toting President Joe Biden dressed as an Afghan fighter, beside the slogan “Making the Taliban Great Again!”. The billboards, Wagner told...
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The Susquehanna Valley prepares for the impact of Hurricane Ida

The Susquehanna Valley is preparing for the impact of Hurricane Ida, which is expected to touch down Wednesday, bringing widespread heavy rain. WGAL News 8 storm team coverage in York County, Lancaster County and Dauphin County are focusing on how emergency crews plan to prep for flooding, clogged storm drains and traffic.

Central Pennsylvania high school football play of the week

It’s that time of year again in central Pennsylvania: Time for some high school football. Once again this year, with your help, we’ll be picking the top play from each week’s action. WGAL Play of the Week. Here's how it works. Each week, our sports team will nominate three of...

Matthew Mindler, ‘Our Idiot Brother’ Star, Dies at 19 After Being Reported Missing

Matthew Mindler, who is best known for his role in Our Idiot Brother, has died at the age of 19. The former child star was first reported missing by Millersville University, where he was enrolled as a freshman, on Thursday, Aug. 26. In a letter to the student body obtained by local media WGAL News 8, the university confirmed that they had found Mindler dead.

Homicide investigating underway in Lancaster City

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — A man is dead following a shooting in Lancaster City Friday night. Police say they were called to the 500 block of Third Street for a report of a shooting around 9:40 p.m. One man was found with multiple gunshot wounds and unresponsive. According to police,...

Man, 46, Dies In Lancaster Dirt Bike Crash

Illegal on road dirt bike riding has led to the death of a man in Lancaster, according to area police. Philip "BuckNasty," also known as "Bucky" Dickinson, 46, of Lancaster, has died following a dirt bike crash, according to the county coroner. The crash happened when the dirt bike rider...