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Acting Commissioner Lt. Col. Robert Evanchick recently announced that 99 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth. The men and women represent the 153rd graduating cadet class.

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A Harrisburg man recently pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division, Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey H…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced recently that 20 previously deported aliens were indicted separately Sept. 26 by a federal grand jury for illegal re-entry into the United States. These matters arose in counties throughout the District inc…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently announced that Nagy Mohamed Abdelhamed, 68, of York,was indicted on Sept. 19, by a federal grand jury on one count of healthcare fraud and six counts of false statements in health care matters. The indictmen…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Michael Millan-Miranda, 31, of Lebanon was sentenced recently to 151 months’ imprisonment and five years’ supervised release by United States District Court Judge John E. Jones, III for various drug tr…

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CeaseFirePA is pleased that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives recently passed HB 2060 by a vote of 131-62. This bill takes important steps to disarm domestic abusers and make Pennsylvania families safer. CeaseFirePA has been proud to stand with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Dome…

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The male operator of the pictured motorcycle suffered moderate to serious injuries when his motorcycle left the road for unknown reasons around 1 p.m. last Wednesday at the intersection of Mud Level and Britton roads, in Southampton (Cumberland) Township. The operator was transported to Holy…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Aug. 20 that Raymond Patrick Snyder, 35, of York, Pennsylvania was charged in a criminal information on Aug. 17, with embezzlement of funds by a bank employee.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently announced that Hollis Lee Ball, 45, of Virginia, was sentenced Sept. 24 by United States District Court Judge John E. Jones III to 235 months’ imprisonment followed by a life term of supervised release for p…

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Newville police said three males, between the ages of 12 and 14, entered the Newville Borough Park around 6 a.m. July 12, after spending the night inside of a nearby construction site, and vandalized the Pepsi machine at the pavilion, according to information released by police on Sept. 26.

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Pennsylvania Victim Advocate Jennifer Storm, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell and York County officials recently highlighted the positive impact of the state income tax refund intercept program, which has delivered more than $5.4 million to Pennsylvania’s courts since its inception last year.

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As more than 500,000 students return to campus at Pennsylvania’s 187 colleges and universities, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is issuing a series of tips to help students avoid the kinds of scams and frauds commonly perpetrated on Pennsylvania’s college students, graduates and families.

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Nearly 450 technology professionals, addiction and recovery experts, college students, state officials and others participated in a statewide coding event to find solutions to the opioid epidemic. “Code4PA” began over the weekend at locations in Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced recently that Brian Mellott, 45, of Cumberland, Maryland, was indicted by a federal grand jury with conspiring to impede the lawful functions of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of T…

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Pennsylvania State Police said Mary Alleman, 90, of Shippensburg suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of Cumberland Highway and Ebenezer Road in Lurgan Township at 1:54 p.m. Saturday. Police said Alleman failed to clear a posted stop…

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Cumberland County Coroner Charley Hall has released the name of a woman who was killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred around 8:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the intersection of York Road and May Apple Drive in South Middleton Township.

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Pennsylvania State Police have charged Cumberland County Prison inmate Anthony J. Rizzo, 41, of Carlisle with two counts of criminal solicitation to commit homicide, and one count each of criminal solicitation – retaliation against a witness or victim and criminal solicitation – retaliation.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Sept. 5 that Luis Nevarez, 20, of Bronx, New York, was sentenced to 60 months of imprisonment and four years of supervised release Sept. 4 by United States District Judge Malachy E. Mannion for conspiring t…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that the Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the 70-month prison sentence of Sean Griffin, 24, that was imposed by U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion on May 2, 2017.

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Attorney General Josh Shapiro recently announced a new campus safety report providing recommendations for colleges and universities to better address drug and alcohol abuse, mental health issues and sexual assault on campuses across Pennsylvania.

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Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Secretary Jen Smith was joined Sept. 5 by individuals in recovery, stakeholders, advocates, and community members in the Capitol Rotunda to kick off statewide September celebrations of individuals in recovery.

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Working in close collaboration with Lackawanna County District Attorney Mark Powell and Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis, Office of Attorney General Agents made more than 50 drug-related arrests in northeast Pennsylvania between March 2018 and August 2018. In addition, th…

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Attorney General Josh Shapiro, along with eight other attorneys general, won a nationwide preliminary injunction recently that blocks the federal government from allowing the distribution of downloadable 3D guns online.  

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Aug. 6 that Henry Okpalefe, 50, currently incarcerated and formerly of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, was sentenced to 216 months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release by United States District Court…

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At approximately 11:50 a.m. on Aug. 25, an officer performing random K-9 air scans of visitors in the processing area at SCI Camp Hill observed a woman who appeared nervous and was almost crying. During the initial air scan of the woman, the K-9 showed interest in the woman’s upper body regi…

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A 37-year-old Nashville, Tennessee man was killed when he lost control of the Freightliner he was driving along U.S. 30 in Peters Township Sunday morning, which overturned after it hit an embankment, spilling laundry detergent along the road.

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The Chambersburg Fire Department and surrounding fire companies were alerted by the Franklin County 911 Center of a reported fire in the building at the Chambersburg Area Senior High School, 511 S. Sixth St., Borough of Chambersburg, at 9:13 a.m. Thursday.