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Three area local fire companies were alerted for a reported brush fire near 6 Forest Lane in Cooke Township just before 11:30 a.m. April 27. Units arrived on the scene to find about one-quarter of an acre involved between two homes. Robert Kough, township fire chief said, ‘We were able to co…

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A male operator sustained moderate injuries when he hit a tractor-trailer at 6:39 a.m. Monday at the intersection of West Main and Water streets in the Borough of Newburg. The front end of the pickup truck ran partially underneath the tractor-trailer, lifting the rear wheels. Fire Chief Tyle…

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Dykeman Road in the Borough of Shippensburg was closed for several hours last Thursday evening so emergency personnel could remove an Amazon Prime trailer that disconnected from its trailer when an air hose line broke. The driver said at the scene, ‘I was driving, and as I came around this s…

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Three people were injured when the driver of this vehicle lost control of the car, and crashed head-on into the pictured telephone pole in the 9700 block of Molly Pitcher Highway North, Southampton (Franklin) Township, at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday. All three were taken by ambulance to WellSpan Cham…

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All three Shippensburg Fire Departments were dispatched to a reported garage fire to the rear of 500 West King Street at 9:50 p.m. last Tuesday. When the first unit arrived on the scene, they saw fire showing, but it wasn’t a garage fire as reported. It was a small portion of a fence on fire…

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The driver of the pictured vehicle suffered serious injuries when they left Forge Hill Road in Lurgan Township, and hit a tree head on around 3 p.m. Sunday. The driver became trapped in the vehicle, and emergency responders extricated the driver by removing the two driver’s side doors. The d…

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The operator of a Yamaha motorcycle suffered serious injuries when he lost control of the bike and crashed into the parking lot of the Sunoco Station on West King Street in the Borough of Shippensburg at 2:15 p.m. last Friday. 

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The operator of a passenger car sustained moderate injuries  when they hit a small pole and rolled the vehicle onto its roof at 12:55 p.m. Saturday in the 9400 block of Molly Pitcher Highway North, Southampton (Franklin) Township. The injured driver was taken to the WellSpan Chambersburg Hos…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on March 10, 2021, Justin Rashaad Brown, 31, of York, was sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo, for distrib…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on March 10, 2021, Justin Rashaad Brown, 31, of York, was sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment to be followed by six years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo, for distrib…

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The former Hamilton-Myers VFW Post 6070 Home Association canteen manager has been charged with theft of funds in the amount of $258,158.14, along with the theft of a $4,499 mower that belonged to the post.

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The Shippensburg Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying the three individuals pictured above. The female in the photo had just stolen the American flag from the flagpole at the First Church of God, at the corner of North Prince and East King streets. Anyone with informati…

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Local first responders were alerted to a vehicle accident just after 6 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Peiper and Means Hollow roads in Southampton (Franklin) Township. When units arrived on the scene, they found a single passenger car on its roof partially in a small stream. Firefighte…

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The Pa Family Support Alliance (PFSA), the state’s leader in child abuse prevention has brought together local child advocates, government and elected officials, members from the business community, and nationally recognized experts -- all in an effort to raise awareness for National Child A…

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Area first responders were dispatched to a reported accident involving a pickup truck towing a motorhome along Interstate 81 North, just prior to Exit 37 Newville, Penn Township, at 1:30 p.m.

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One of two vehicle occupants suffered moderate injuries when the driver left the road and the vehicle hit a telephone pole and large rock at 3:35 p.m. last Wednesday in the 11000 block of Rowe Run Road in Southampton (Franklin) Township. The injured person was taken to WellSpan Chambersburg …

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The Pennsylvania State Corrections Officers Association (PSCOA) recently renewed its call to prioritize the vaccination of officers who are working in super-spreader prisons across the commonwealth. Nearly 1,800 officers have been infected and several state prisons have suffered outbreaks an…

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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) and U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA-03) are introducing the Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act. This legislation would establish an interagency Advisory Council to gather and disseminate information about the resources, programs and benefits that can help victi…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on March 12, 2021, Eliseo Sierra, 43, of Stuart, Florida, was sentenced to five years of probation by U.S. District Court Judge Jennifer P. Wilson, for federal program theft. Wilson also ordered Sierra…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Matthew Forney, 41, of Camp Hill, was recently sentenced to 12 months and one day imprisonment followed by one year supervised release and a $40,000 fine by U.S. District Court Judge Jennifer P. Wilson…

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A 31-year-old Philadelphia man has been charged with attempted criminal homicide, disarming a law enforcement officer and related charges after he reportedly grabbed a state police corporal’s gun and pointed it near his head after a high-speed pursuit along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Upper…

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Firefighters were dispatched to a large brush fire at 5:15 p.m. last Friday in the 800 block of Lincoln Way West, Hamilton Township, Chambersburg. When the first unit arrived on the scene, they found about a 200-foot by 200-foot area of brush and woods involved in flames. An additional tanke…

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A family was temporarily displaced when a fire broke out at their residence located at 85 Sollenberger Road, Hamilton Township, Chambersburg. 

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One person was flown to an unknown trauma center with serious injuries after a three-vehicle accident that occurred at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday in the 6800 block of Lincoln Way West, St. Thomas Township. The injured person was trapped inside and had to be extricated by removing the roof of the car …