Shippensburg police are looking for an adult white male who reportedly defecated in the Sunoco parking lot at 92 W. King St. on Oct. 18. Police said the male was driving a Chrysler minivan, entered the parking lot and defecated next to the vehicle. He was last seen driving eastbound along Ki…
Pennsylvania State Police said James A. Hulse, 76, of Newburg, suffered a medical episode that claimed his life while driving along Paxton Run Road in Lurgan Township at 7:19 p.m. Oct. 14.
The Wolf Administration distributed nearly 6,800 kits of naloxone last month to Pennsylvanians over the two-week distribution at 95 locations across the state as Part of Stop Overdoses in Pennsylvania: Get Help Now Week.
Last month, Gov. Tom Wolf joined Independence Blue Cross Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Stephen Fera, and members of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation to call for an end to the stigmas associated with opioid use disorder.
The West End Fire & Rescue Co. of Shippensburg received a national recognition award earlier this month, prior to the start of its regular company meeting.
An Oct. 6 homicide near Shippensburg University heightened anxiety levels for many members of the community. Those same members gathered 11 days later in unison at a place symbolic of togetherness.
Costumed individuals and groups brought their spooky, funny and sweet characters to life Saturday as they participated in the 32nd annual Shippensburg Halloween Parade.
James Burd Elementary School teachers and parents are pleading for assistance because they are experiencing recurring instances where some children demonstrate explosive behavior and destroy the classroom, as well as harm teachers and their classmates.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro recently announced a settlement with Think Finance, a national online payday lender, and an associated private equity firm for allegedly engineering a $133 million illegal online payday loan scheme that targeted as many as 80,000 Pennsylvania consumers.
The Franklin County Commissioners recently contracted with Keystone Health Center and Pyramid Healthcare Inc. to expand the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program at the Franklin County Jail.
The Pennsylvania State Police announced that troopers confiscated $8,630,235 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs in the third quarter of 2019.
SASHS student Jeremy Telesky recently received special recognition from the Shippensburg Area School Board for the completion of his Eagle Scout project, an outdoor classroom seating area in the back of the Shippensburg Area Intermediate School.
Last Sunday night's shooting in Shippensburg Township, which left one man dead and another in critical condition, appears related to an isolated drug incident, and drug-related felony charges are now being filed, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
Sausage, hot pretzels and beer added a German flavor to the inaugural Oktoberfest Saturday evening in downtown Shippensburg, and some attendees even went a step further by breaking out their Lederhosen and steins.
The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office this week warned of a phone scam. Individuals have reported to the office that they have received calls from someone stating that they are Deputy Bryan Ward, from the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. The caller tells the person that they owe money to…
A family of six -- three adults and three children -- were temporarily displaced Oct. 7, after a fire broke out in their kitchen, at a home in the 800 block of High Street in Hamilton Township.
Gov. Tom Wolf is urging the House Judiciary Committee to consider gun safety bills that are overwhelmingly supported by the public and focus on real measures that will keep guns from dangerous individuals and reduce gun violence.
Executives of the Clarion Hotel & Suites at 32 E. King St. hosted a luncheon for the Shippensburg Police Department Friday afternoon, and donated $1,000 out of appreciation for their local law enforcement.
One-hundred and twenty-five years ago, a young man with a calling on his heart to follow God answered that call by traveling to Franklin County and planting a seed. That seed would grow and produce good fruit that eventually blossomed into what is known as Mount Rock Brethren in Christ Churc…
Two people suffered serious injuries in a four-vehicle accident that involved three passenger cars and a tractor-trailer at 10:42 a.m. last Thursday along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lurgan Township, outside of the Blue Mountain Tunnels.
Shippensburg Borough Council is exploring what it would take to implement a stormwater fee to afford capital improvements related to stormwater infrastructure, as well as maintain what currently is in place.
Parker Stouffer, 17, of Boy Scout Troop 120, finishes up his Eagle Scout Project Sept. 29, with the help of his family and a friend. Parker fixed up four sections of railing, equivalent to more than 30 total boards, at an old Memorial Park pavilion in Shippensburg Borough. The project requir…
Relief in the way of much needed supplies is on the way to our friends and neighbors in the Bahamas, thanks to the efforts of a group of local ladies who call Freeport Bahamas their “home away from home.”
Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Robert Evanchick recently announced that 98 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth. The men and women represent the 156th graduating cadet class.
Therapy dogs have been known to lower blood pressure and improve cardiovascular health. They can also help improve self-esteem and provide a calming effect on people, including children.
Seven local Lions Clubs partnered to host the third annual Yard Sale to benefit local families Friday and Saturday at the Newville Lions Fairgrounds.
Sunday night's shooting in Shippensburg Township, which left one man dead and another in critical condition, appears related to an isolated drug incident, and drug-related felony charges are now being filed, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced more than $1.8 billion in funding to states to continue the Trump administration’s efforts to combat the opioid crisis by expanding access to treatment and supporting near real-time data on the drug overdose crisis.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has named sujatha baliga -- a 1989 graduate of Shippensburg Area Senior High School -- one of its prestigious 2019 Fellows for her work in criminal justice.
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Maurice L. Ross, 35, of Harrisburg, was sentenced on Sept. 17, to 924 months’ imprisonment followed by five years on supervised release, by United States District Court Judge Yvette Kane for unlawful p…
Committed to helping judges navigate the complex issues surrounding elder abuse, dependency and domestic violence cases, the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) recently developed a combination of judicial bench cards and bench books for Pennsylvania judges.
Construction for the Franklin County Court Facility Improvement Project symbolically began Thursday as officials broke ground at the foot of the historic courthouse in Memorial Square.
Hannah Bigler, right, was crowned the 2019 Shippensburg Area Senior High School Homecoming Queen Friday evening at the Homecoming game against West Perry. The Greyhounds won the game, 39-13. Hannah is pictured with last year’s queen, Taylor Emlet.
The Shippensburg Area School Board approved a bid proposal of $155,737 for the purchase and installation of a video surveillance system from Siemens Industry Inc. in an 8-0 vote at its Sept. 23 meeting.
Area families greeted fall temperatures over the weekend as they spent the morning celebrating the cooler season filled with bright colors, scarecrows, hayrides and pumpkins.
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Kevin L. Moody, 28, formerly of Harrisburg, was sentenced Aug. 15, by United States District Judge Sylvia H. Rambo to 235 months’ imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release for po…