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One rescued from vehicle following crash in Lancaster Co.
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — Local police responded to a crash in Clay Township Thursday morning that trapped one person in their vehicle. According to a news release from the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department, the crash occurred at 6:33 a.m. on Hackman Road and intersecting road Hoover Drive.
Police investigate Lancaster County crash
LITITZ, Pa. (WHTM) — Police in Lancaster County are investigating after a two-vehicle crash happened in Lititz on Wednesday morning. According to the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department, the crash happened shortly before 10 a.m. at the intersection of State Route 772 and W. Lexington Road. Police say...
From Tragedy to Insight: Understanding the Community Impact of Substance Abuse
In the quiet town of North Coventry Township, Chester County, a fire set by Toni Kirk at the Ashwood Apartments complex in July 2020 created ripples of devastation. Kirk, a 33-year-old from Pottstown, was found to be under the influence of drugs when she caused a catastrophe that injured residents and first responders, displaced over 100 people, and led to the tragic loss of pets. The property damage was astronomical, exceeding $6 million, and the emergency services' response was massive, with over 200 personnel involved and some sustaining serious injuries. Kirk's conviction in October 2023 for aggravated assault and other offenses, resulting in a 10-20 year sentence, brought closure to an event that highlighted the dire consequences of substance abuse.
State Police Investigating Single-Vehicle Fatal Crash in north Wilmington
Delaware State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that was reported yesterday afternoon in north Wilmington. On December 6, 2023, at approximately 4:09 p.m., troopers were called to the site of a crash after a passing motorist noticed a vehicle off the roadway. The investigation revealed that between November 25 and December 6, 2023, a black Mitsubishi Outlander was traveling westbound on Lancaster Pike, just west of Hercules Road. For unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane and drove off the south edge of the road, eventually crashing into a guardrail. After that, the car continued through some vegetation before hitting two trees. During the crash, the driver was ejected from the car, and the vehicle finally came to rest in a creek located south of Lancaster Pike.
Woman sentenced for setting fire that injured 4, displaced more than 100 in Chester County
The fire caused more than $6 million in damage.
Troopers Name Passenger Killed In Chester County Wreck
Sandra L. Jenkins of Exton was a passenger in a 2002 Toyota that wrecked on Route 401/Conestoga Road near Moores Road around 1:15 p.m., according to a state police report. She died from her injuries, the report says. The driver, 61-year-old Russell Jenkins, was also hurt and treated by Uwchlan...
Lancaster County bridge demolition to begin next week
EAST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that the removal Centerville Road bridge spanning Route 30 in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, is scheduled to begin next week. Weather permitting, the department says bridge demolition will be done between 8 p.m. to...
Freedom Village at Brandywine Earns Best Nursing Home Recognition
Freedom Village at Brandywine has been named a Best Nursing Home for 2024 by U.S. News and World Report. Freedom Village at Brandywine has been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report. This prestigious recognition is testament to the high-quality care and services provided by the nursing home.
Transitional housing coming to Lancaster County to help with growing need for emergency shelter
ECHOS' emergency shelter in Elizabethtown officially opened for the winter season on Monday. ECHOs works to provide the Elizabethtown area with housing stability programs, eviction prevention, emergency shelter, and more. From the 2020-2021 season to the 2022-2023 season, the need for emergency shelter in Elizabethtown doubled, according to data from...
Lancaster Man Knocked Victim Out, Revived Them, Then Choked Them Again: Police
Manheim police said it happened at a house on North Queen Street on Nov. 23. Corey Lee Aaron, 29, started an argument with the victim before snatching their phone and breaking it, a witness told investigators. He then threatened to kill the victim and choked them until they blacked out, police claimed.
Pilot hospitalized after plane crash in Chester County
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — A pilot is now in the hospital after crashing a plane at the Brandywine Regional Airport Wednesday morning. According to emergency dispatch, the incident happened around 8:50 a.m. after the pilot tried to take off, leaving the runway. Officials say the small aircraft then...
Planet Fitness announces Lancaster County grand opening
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Planet Fitness has officially announced the grand opening date of their new Lancaster County location. abc27 news reported back in September 2023 when a spokesperson with National Fitness Partners confirmed that a new Planet Fitness location would be opening its doors at the Lancaster Shopping Center.
Three people steal $4,500 worth of merchandise at Lancaster County Dick’s Sporting Goods, police say
LANCASTER, Pa. — Three people stole thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from a sporting goods store in Lancaster County, police say. Manheim Township police released a surveillance photo of the three suspects (see above). They said the group entered the Dick's on Fruitville Pike on Oct. 31, selected...
Here’s Where to Dine Out on Christmas Eve in Chester County
Sedona Taphouse in Phoenixville is one of the places in Chester County to offer dining on Christmas Eve. If you don’t feel like cooking this upcoming holiday, there are plenty of restaurants where you can do take out or dine out on Christmas Eve in Chester County, writes Gina Lizzo for Main Line Today.
Local Theft Highlights the Growing Threat of Organized Retail Crime
In the quiet community of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, a brazen theft at the Tractor Supply Company in Elizabethtown Township has left residents and law enforcement on high alert. On a recent Monday afternoon, a man and woman were reported to have coordinated a theft of several power tools, using a galvanized metal trash can to evade detection. Their escape vehicle, a distinctively modified Jeep Cherokee, was last seen fleeing the crime scene, prompting the State Police to issue a call for public assistance in identifying the suspects.
Rising Tide of Firearm Thefts: A Call for Secure Storage and Action
On November 7, 2023, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, became the latest scene of a worrying trend after a Glock 17 handgun, serial number BGMX240, was stolen from a vehicle parked on the 200 block of Mill Street in Columbia. The local business owner reported the theft the following day, prompting the Columbia Borough Police Department to request public assistance in recovering the stolen firearm. As authorities work to trace the weapon, the incident highlights a growing concern that reaches far beyond this Pennsylvania community.
American woman killed in shark attack in the Bahamas
A woman from Massachusetts died Monday after being attacked by a shark while paddleboarding in the Bahamas, according to police and WFXT.
State Police: Couple uses trash can to steal power tools from Tractor Supply Co.
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — State Police are trying to identify a couple accused of using a trash can to steal power tools from a Tractor Supply Company in Lancaster County. The theft occurred Monday afternoon at the retail store, located in Elizabeth Township. According to police, the man and...
Puppies in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in coatesville, PA?
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near coatesville.
Embark on a Culinary Journey: 3 Italian Restaurants in Kennett Square Not to Miss
This article presents a tour of three Italian restaurants nestled in Kennett Square. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.