Shoplifter most-wanted for stealing nearly $13k from Ulta Beauty, police say
Columbia, Pa. — Manheim Township Police have issued a warrant for Shanice Monay Payne, 36, on multiple charges of retail theft and criminal conspiracy in Columbia. Payne is actively most wanted by Manheim Township Police for her alleged participation in two instances of retail theft from Ulta Beauty back in May 2023.
Antique tractor found after being stolen from field in York County
Police have recovered an antique tractor that was stolen in York County. Police said it was found at a location along Lincoln Highway East in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County on Wednesday evening. It was returned to York County. According to police, the tractor had been taken from a farmer's...
Construction underway for York County’s first Wawa
YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM)– One Midstate county is one step closer to having its first Wawa. About two months ago we told you about a Wawa coming to where Route 30 intersects Route 116 in West Manchester Township, York County. We were back out there Wednesday and construction is already underway! Wawa has not yet […]
Thousands without power after wind, storms across Pennsylvania
PENNSYLVANIA, USA — Thousands of people are without power across Central Pa. after storms accompanied by strong winds caused damage across the area. According to the Met-Ed Outage map, there are 2,194 outages reported in Lancaster County. For some customers, power is expected to return by 12:30 a.m. on...
Vehicle struck a tree and flipped over on Route 30 in York County
HALLAM, Pa. — One person was hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash on Route 30 in Hellam Township. Video above: Headlines from WGAL News 8 Today. The vehicle was traveling Eastbound on Route 30 when it crossed the median and struck a tree near Accomac Road at 10:01 a.m. The...
York Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 53 Incidents and 10 Crime Stories
York Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 53 Incidents and 10 Crime Stories. During the last week, York reported a total of 53 crime cases, with varying degrees of severity. Arrests topped the list with 17 cases, followed by Assault with 12 incidents. Other types of crimes accounted for 8 cases. There were 4 instances each of Theft and Vandalism, while Burglary was reported 3 times. Domestic related incidents and Trespassing each had 2 cases. The least reported crime was Hit & Run, with only 1 case. This data provides a comprehensive view of the crime situation in the place, with a notable predominance of Arrests and Assaults, indicating a significant law enforcement response. The lower instances of other crimes such as Theft, Vandalism, and Burglary suggest that these crimes are less prevalent in the area. With a single Hit & Run case, traffic-related incidents appear to be relatively uncommon. However, the presence of Domestic related incidents and Trespassing cases indicate potential issues within households and private properties.
Exploring Lancaster's Culinary Scene: 3 Must-Try Puerto Rican Eateries
This article is set to guide you through three exceptional Puerto Rican restaurants located in Lancaster. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems yet? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Man charged with homicide by vehicle while DUI for 2023 crash in Lancaster County
PENN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man is charged with homicide by vehicle while DUI and other offenses for a crash last year in Lancaster County. Police said Gavin Kline, 20, of Palmyra, was passing a tractor-trailer in a no-passing zone on West 28th Division Highway in Penn Township when he crashed head-on into another vehicle on Aug. 22, 2023.
Carton of cigarettes on prep table: York County restaurant inspections, Feb. 27, 2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a risk-based inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers. Sonic Drive-in #6001, 290 Wilson Ave. Hanover, Feb. 14. Fail. The Person in Charge did not demonstrate adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection. Food Employee observed donning single use gloves without a prior hand wash. (EDUCATED EMPLOYEES ON HANDWASH FREQUENCEY AND PROPER PROCEDURES). Food employee observed at grill area, wearing bracelet/watch/ring on hands or arms. (CORRECTED). An open employee’s beverage container was observed in front kitchen area (RED BULL), on stainless steel table where lemonade dispenser was observed, a food preparation area. (CORRECTED). Observed carton of Newport Cigarettes on stainless steel prep table in front of house (CORRECTED). Observed multiple food storage containers located above stainless-steel table in rear of facility to have sticker residue, food debris on food contact surfaces and was not clean to sight and touch. Stainless steel deflector plate of large Ice box a food contact surface, was observed to have food residue and was not clean to sight and touch. Observed multiple cold holding unit’s interior throughout facility, with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, debris on non-food contact surfaces. Observed green shelves in the walk-in cooler with white matter accumulation and in need of cleaning. Exterior of breading dirty and in need of cleaning. Exterior of equipment on the cooking line with grease accumulation and in need of cleaning. Observed the underside of the fountain machine with syrup splatter and in need of cleaning. Observed excessive dried dairy like product on nonfood contact surface of soft serve machine. Food facility hot water heater is not producing enough hot water to supply all hand sinks at the time of this inspection. Observed 5 Gallon bucket of grease waste from prior evening sitting on floor of kitchen beside beverage air cold holding unit and was not properly disposed of as required. (CORRECTED). Floor in the front area of food facility is made of tile and is cracked/roughened/is not a smooth, easily cleanable surface. Food employee personal belongings (KEYS, PHONE, INAHLER) observed on stainless steel table where order screen is although lockers are provided. Food facility is extremely dirty, dusty, and in need of cleaning. Filters of hood system were observed to have significant accumulations of static dust, dirt and grease and is in need of cleaning.
Lancaster County man charged with illegally euthanizing four Sheepadoodle puppies
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM)– A man is accused of illegally euthanizing puppies in Lancaster County, according to the District Attorney’s Office. John Stoltzfus Jr., 46, of New Holland, is accused of putting down four black Sheepadoodle puppies because no one would buy them, the charging documents show. The four puppies, named Tammy, Terry, Told, and […]
York County Prison corrections officer charged with indecent contact with inmate
A York County Prison corrections officer has been charged with having indecent contact with an inmate while being off duty, according to an affidavit of probable cause. Jennifer Claybaugh, 37, of the first block of Taylor Road, has been charged with institutional sexual assault, the affidavit states. ...
Tractor-trailer crash closes portion of major roadway in Lancaster County
A single-vehicle crash has shut down a portion of Rt. 222 in Lancaster County on Wednesday night. According to emergency dispatch, a call came in just before 8 p.m. for an over-turned tractor-trailer in the median of Rt. 222 southbound. Injuries are unknown at this time. According to 511PA, the...
Pair charged with killing man trying to save his niece from her boyfriend
A York County father and son were charged with murder after police say they killed a relative of the son’s girlfriend over the weekend. Jared Harpster went to the 600 block of West College Avenue in York on Saturday morning to help his niece, who was in an argument with her boyfriend, Andy “Rico” Ramos-Alicea. The niece told her family that Rico was not letting her leave his house, police said.
Crash with injuries reported on East Market Street in Springettsbury Township
EAST YORK, Pa. — A crash with injuries was reported in Springettsbury Township. The crash happened on East Market Street and Northern Way at 11:55 a.m. One person was taken to the hospital. Click the video player above to watch other afternoon headlines from WGAL News 8. This story...
Policies approved on gender identity, books at South Western School District
Some proposed policies spurred debate at a board meeting for the South Western School District in York County. The district is facing support and opposition to policies that include how schools recognize a student's gender identity or how teachers select books for their classroom libraries. On Wednesday night, the board...
York County Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 141 Incidents and 33 Crime Stories
York County Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 141 Incidents and 33 Crime Stories. During the last week, York County reported a total of 141 crime cases, with Assault (29 cases), Arrest (26 cases), and Suspicious Situation (26 cases) being the most frequent. Other notable crimes included Burglary and Other crimes, both with 13 cases. Theft was reported 12 times, while Argument was reported 8 times. Less frequent crimes were Trespass (5 cases), Vandalism (4 cases), and Domestic Related issues (2 cases). The data also indicate a single case of Hit & Run during the week. The high number of Assault and Arrest cases necessitates increased vigilance and proactive measures to ensure the safety of residents in the place. The statistics provide a critical understanding of the crime situation in York County, highlighting the areas that require more attention from law enforcement agencies.
See all homes sold in York County, Feb. 19 to Feb. 25
The following is a listing of all home transfers in York County reported from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25. There were 68 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 916-square-foot home on Second Avenue in Hanover that sold for $243,000. Carroll...
Vintage candy store now open in Lancaster County
THE CITY OF LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — A locally owned, throwback candy store recently unveiled its new Lancaster location. The Vintage Candy Shop is owned and operated by a Lititz native named Christine Gable, who first opened her vintage candy store at 602 Saint Joseph Street in July of 2021.
Lancaster Tudor Mansion Sells for $900K
A historic Tudor mansion and carriage house near Lancaster, Pennsylvania recently sold for $900,000 on February 27th. Located at 1021 Marietta Avenue in Lancaster, PA, this grand estate boasts a total of 7 beds and 4.5 baths spread across a spacious 2.5-story layout. The property encompasses a large 5569 square feet of living space and sits on an impressive lot size of 1.00 acres, offering ample room for outdoor activities and expansion.
Crash slowing down traffic on Route 322 in Lancaster County
EPHRATA TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A crash was reported on Route 322 at Martindale Road in Earl Township at 1:18 p.m. According to Lancaster County dispatchers, the crash is slowing down traffic. No injuries were reported. Click the video player above to watch other afternoon headlines from WGAL News 8.