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A large chicken coop in the 100 block of Clay Road, between Newville and Carlisle, was partially destroyed by fire around 4 a.m. June 16.

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Several area fire companies were called to 2275 Ritner Highway, North Newton Township, last Monday afternoon for a reported building fire.

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Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the death of a 1-month-old baby boy that was reported at 3:30 a.m. June 14, at Budget Inn Motel, 2347 Molly Pitcher Highway in Guilford Township, Chambersburg.

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The Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney David J. Freed recently announced nearly $400 million in grant funding through the Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP), with more than $1.3 million going to the Hazleton Police Departm…

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The Federal Trade Commission will begin sending refunds totaling more than $1.7 million to consumers who were victims of a tech support scam. The scam tricked consumers into buying tech support services by claiming their computers were infected with viruses, malware or other security breaches.

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While investigating leads about the potential location of a Connecticut fugitive in Washington County, Maryland, an inter-agency law enforcement team took him into custody when he walked from a nearby wooded area the evening of Wednesday, May 27.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on May 29, 2020, Marlon Valoy De La Rosa, 21, of Bronx, New York, was indicted by a federal grand jury on mail theft, attempted bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, and criminal conspiracy charges.

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health this week warned Pennsylvania’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) participants of potential scams and cautioned them not to disclose their personal information without verifying the identity of the caller.

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Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel recently announced that, beginning May 26, the DOC started the demobilization (or reopening) process for state prisons and will use a system of five levels that is guided by the governor’s statewide reopening plans.

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After careful review of the current status of the COVID-19 epidemic, the Cumberland County Office of the District Attorney declares that only the most egregious violations of the COVID-19 restrictions will be investigated and potentially prosecuted. Such egregious violations are those which …

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The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) was established by Gov. Samuel Pennypacker on May 2, 1905, becoming the first uniformed police agency of its kind in the United States. Traditionally, the department pauses each year on May 2 to remember troopers who died in the line of duty with a ceremon…

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Kathleen Shaw, 58, of Newville, and a 10-year-old Newville girl suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle crash that occurred near Saylor’s Market at 3:18 p.m. May 13. Both were flown to Penn State Hershey Medical Center for treatment of their injuries.

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After careful review of the current status of the COVID-19 epidemic, the Cumberland County Office of the District Attorney declares that only the most egregious violations of the COVID-19 restrictions will be investigated and potentially prosecuted. Such egregious violations are those which …

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The operators of a passenger car and a flatbed tow truck escaped injuries when they were involved in a collision around 2:15 p.m. last Wednesday in the 12000 block of Lurgan Road in Lurgan Township. The female driver of the passenger vehicle was treated on the scene by EMS personnel, and lat…

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The male operator of a dump truck escaped injury when his truck rolled over onto its side while hauling clay dirt. The accident occurred around 6:30 p.m. last Wednesday in the 13000 block of Forge Hill Road in Letterkenny Township. The truck blocked the entire road for about two hours until …

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An unknown age female driver of a passenger car suffered serious injuries in an accident involving a dump truck Monday morning in the 8400 block of Lincoln Way East in Greene Township. 

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Pennsylvania State Police received a report on April 20 of the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old Carlisle girl by an 18-year-old boy at a location along Ridge Road in South Newton Township. Police said the assault reportedly occurred between Feb. 10 and 14. 

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On Sunday, May 3, Newville police took a report of a theft from a motor vehicle in the area of Parsonage Street and Lafayette Street. Several items were taken from the victim’s vehicle between 9 p.m. Saturday, and Sunday morning.

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Three people suffered serious injuries when the passenger car they were in left the road and hit a large tree head-on at 2:28 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Boyer Mill Road in Hamilton Township.

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Firefighters were dispatched to a reported woodpile fire around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday located at a residence at the intersection of Ridge and Booz roads in Hopewell Township. Upon arrival, firefighters found a small burning pit on fire that spread hot embers to a nearby woodpile. The fire was qu…

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Have you considered attending an Operation Save a Life training, but the timing was never quite right? In response to COVID-19, Healthy Communities Partnership is offering virtual training sessions that you can attend from the comfort of your home, or office.

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Pennsylvania State Police received a report on April 20 of the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old Carlisle girl by an 18-year-old boy at a location along Ridge Road in South Newton Township. Police said the assault reportedly occurred between Feb. 10 and 14. 

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As Pennsylvanians follow the governor’s stay-at-home order and social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 emergency, the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Office of Elder Justice in the Courts remind older adults and their families that essential cou…

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The Franklin County Department of Emergency Services is asking for your help to ensure their system is accessible and available for critical emergency services for all residents. By only dialing 9-1-1 for life threatening emergencies, you are keeping the lines open for others who have an imm…

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Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the reported indecent assault of three teenage girls at Big Spring High School that occurred between Nov. 1, 2019, and Feb. 27, 2020.