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An alleged suicidal Gaithersburg, Maryland man was arrested in York County early Wednesday morning after he fired shots at Pennsylvania State Police troopers.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Eric Hill, 31, of Plymouth, Candacelee Ellis, 34, of Plymouth, Thomas Evanchik, 40, of Kingston, Casey VanGorder, 25, of Wilkes-Barre, and Casey Read, 37, of Wilkes-Barre were indicted on Aug. 11,

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A zero-turn mower was destroyed by flames around 1:30 p.m. last Wednesday along the Rail-Trail in the 600 block of Britton Road, Shippensburg Township. The mower was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene about one-half mile back off Britton Road. The operator of the…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Robert L. Hayes Sr., 74, of Harrisburg, was sentenced on Sept. 21 to 10 years’ imprisonment followed by 15 years of supervised release by Chief U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones III, on child exp…

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A barn and its contents were destroyed by flames last Friday morning on the property of Jones Harvesting LLC at 75 Goodyear Road in West Pennsboro Township, Newville.

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Newville police conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of Centerville Road at 6:28 p.m. Aug. 13, where police said the driver was not wearing clothes.

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Pennsylvania’s Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) is advising the public to stay vigilant against a recently reported phone scam. The scam involves calls that “spoof” or mimic the AOPC’s telephone number. During the spoof call, known as a family imposter call, the caller cla…

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The driver of a U.S. Postal Service mail truck suffered moderate injuries when the truck was struck from behind by another vehicle this past Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Black Gap and Rock roads in Greene Township. The mail truck operator was quickly transported to WellSpan Chambe…

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One person suffered moderate injuries last Friday morning in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of East King and Washington streets in the Borough of Shippensburg. The accident occurred around 10:45 a.m., and the injured driver was transported to WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital. Shipp…

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The Pennsylvania State Police would like to remind motorists that school will be back in session in the coming weeks. It is imperative that motorists know their responsibilities during the school year:

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The driver of a passenger car escaped injury when they hit a utility pole, shearing it off at the bottom, then traveled across the road and came to a rest in a field. The accident occurred at 8:20 a.m. last Friday in the 1900 block of Roxbury Road, Southampton (Franklin) Township. Pennsylvan…

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Several area fire companies were called to Lane Enterprises, 34 Strohm Road in Southampton (Cumberland) Township at 7:08 p.m. Sunday for a reported building fire. 

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The male operator of a Corvette suffered serious injuries when he lost control of the car and hit a billboard sign in the 6900 block of Molly Pitcher Highway South, just south of Marion in Guilford Township.

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Kristopher Michael Middlekauff, 48, of Carlisle, reportedly violated a Protection From Abuse order when he contacted the female victim twice by phone while in the Franklin County Jail the evening of Aug. 6. The Protection From Abuse was ordered in Cumberland County on Feb. 12, 2020. Middleka…

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Lance Dick, 32, of Newville, was arrested and charged with simple assault, reckless endangerment and harassment after a reported domestic dispute the evening of Aug. 18.

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The Newburg-Hopewell Fire Co. placed a brush unit in service on Aug. 1. Fire Chief Tyler Gamble said, ‘It’s a used unit, but in great condition for our use, and we call it a new piece of apparatus for us. We purchased it from the West Whiteland Fire Co., which is located in Exton. It’s a 200…

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Five people were injured in a four-vehicle accident that included two passenger cars, one pickup truck and one tractor-trailer around 11:25 a.m. last Thursday in the 14000 block of Buchanan Trail East, Rouzerville.

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Franklin County was recently awarded $103,947 in Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Relief (CESR) grant funding by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD). The federal funding supports local law enforcement in the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the COVID-…

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A gas line was struck around 9 a.m. last Thursday morning in the area of 22 E. King Street in Shippensburg Borough. It was unknown if the construction company working on King Street struck the line or if it was UGI that was in the area. This hissing noise could be heard as UGI employees work…

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Newville police were called to Magisterial District Judge Vivian Cohick’s office at 11 a.m. July 23 to assist the Upper Allen Police Department in serving an arrest warrant.

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Pennsylvania State Police arrested a man for impersonating a police officer while conducting an investigation into a motor vehicle crash July 22 in the area of Lincoln Way West and Schoolhouse Road, Saint Thomas Township, Franklin County.

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U.S. Attorney David J. Freed joined Attorney General William P. Barr and the entire Department of Justice in observing the 15th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15. The department echoes voices around the world condemning elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.