COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The drag queen performance of a 9-year-old boy at a bar outside Ohio's capital city has prompted a state legislator to propose a law aimed at closing what he says is a...
WHARTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man wanted on forgery charges struck a Pennsylvania state trooper with his car and led police on a high-speed pursuit that ended when he ran into some...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — An appellate court won't order a new trial for a driver convicted of triggering a hit-and-run crash that caused a school bus carrying 14 students to tip over on a...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Eleven years after a judge sentenced him to 12 months on probation for leaving the scene of a traffic accident, Robert Steele III, 31, was back in court because he owed over...
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A county tourism group will hold a meeting at a historic venue in Pennsylvania Dutch Country despite a recent outcry over the locale's ban on same-sex weddings.
LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier and Ohio native killed last month during a combat mission in Afghanistan has been honored at a funeral outside Columbus.
Aging workforce hits water plants especially hard
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Behind every toilet flush and faucet turn that draws on a public water system, there's an entire industry making sure the water meets certain standards.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a Colorado soldier killed in Afghanistan (all times local):
The body of a soldier killed in Afghanistan has been returned to...
Military returns body of soldier killed to Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The body of a 29-year-old Ohio soldier who died in combat in Afghanistan has been returned to his hometown.
A military plane carrying Army Spc. Joseph P. Collette's...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who killed a neighbor by accidentally firing a handgun through the wall of their row homes may soon be out of jail.
Case of boyfriend’s stabbing death heads to trial
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A man accused of stabbing his boyfriend to death in Pennsylvania has waived a preliminary hearing on a homicide charge.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who appealed his sentence in the murder of a teacher when he was a teenager is still facing at least five decades in prison.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who gave birth in a restroom at her work and left the baby boy partially submerged in the toilet has pleaded guilty to felony child...
Military IDs 2 US service members killed in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has identified two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan while involved in combat operations Friday in Kunduz Province.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A state appellate court has upheld the lengthy prison term imposed on a Pennsylvania man convicted of kidnapping his newborn daughter, slashing her neck and cramming her into...
Police: Arrest made after 4 stabbed in Lancaster
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect was arrested after a stabbing that injured four people in Pennsylvania.
Lt. Bill Hickey of the Lancaster police department told LNP newspaper...
- The Herald-DispatchJames Buchanan-1857-1861February 13, 2019
- Columbus TelegramWith four years of high school rodeo locked down, Lancaster Event Center expansion hopes intensifyJanuary 30, 2019
- Today's News-HeraldPearl Harbor:‘...I said to myself, I’m going to go too’December 8, 2018
- The Times-TribuneLancaster Brewing’s Chocolate Milk Stout A Sweet Take On BeerDecember 5, 2018
Lawbreakers avoid jail, criminal record in diversion efforts
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Bob Shonsky's first arrest for drunken driving was followed by a second and a third.
Then Lancaster County Judge Jeffery Wright stepped in. Instead of locking him up...
Pennsylvania house fire kills couple
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple have died in a Valentine's Day fire at their home.
Officials tell LNP that Jose and Lydia Montes, both 59, were found unconscious on the second floor of their Lancaster home early Thursday. They died at the hospital.
Former cyclist Floyd Landis to open cafe and hemp store
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Former professional cyclist Floyd Landis has announced plans to open a bicycle showroom and coffee shop that will sell hemp products in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Lancaster Colony: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) _ Lancaster Colony Corp. (LANC) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $47.9 million.
The Westerville, Ohio-based company said it had net income of $1.73 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were $1.47 per share.
The specialty food maker posted revenue of $349.6 million in the period.
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- Business WireITT to Showcase Latest EnviZion Product Innovations at INTERPHEXApril 2, 2019
- Business WireFulton Financial Corporation Announces Dates for First Quarter Earnings Release and WebcastMarch 28, 2019
- Business WireFulton Financial Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend and Authorizes New Share Repurchase ProgramMarch 19, 2019
Restaurant gives big lift to small-town Venango
VENANGO, Pa. (AP) — In September 2016, Mark and Tracey Olenick were raising a family of four children near Lancaster. Mark Olenick, an electrical engineer and project manager, made pickled vegetables on the side.
Now the whole family lives above Venango General Store, a restaurant they own in Crawford County's Venango Borough where everyone pitches in running the business, serving hand-cut New York strip steaks and craft beer by night, omelets and Belgian waffles by day.
Officials: Woman gave birth at work, left baby in toilet
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Officials in Pennsylvania say a woman gave birth in a restroom at her work and left the baby boy partially submerged in the toilet.
Police in Lancaster County say 23-year-old Emmanuella Osei has been charged with felony endangering the welfare of a child.
Fulton Financial: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) _ Fulton Financial Corp. (FULT) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $58.1 million.
The bank, based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, said it had earnings of 33 cents per share.
The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 35 cents per share.
Ambulance driver gets 6 to 23 months in crash that killed 2
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — An ambulance driver wept as he was sentenced to six to 23 month in prison in a crash that killed his passenger and another driver.
Boy, 10, dies after being struck by multiple vehicles
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a 10-year-old boy died after he was struck by multiple vehicles while crossing a Pennsylvania street, and one of the vehicles left the scene.
West Hempfield Township police say the boy and a 17-year-old girl were struck while crossing from the Silver Spring Cemetery parking lot toward Saint Mary's Coptic Church.
Police: Woman in car crash runs into prison to hide drugs
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman ran into a county prison to hide drugs in a bathroom after she crashed her van into a truck in front of the facility.
Dying woman seeks caregiver for beloved 15-foot-long plant
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who's dying of cancer is trying to find a home for her beloved 15-foot-long plant.
Genealogy database, gum help convict DJ in ’92 killing
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A popular DJ pleaded guilty Tuesday to raping and strangling a schoolteacher in 1992 after being identified as a suspect as a result of DNA a relative had submitted to a genealogy database.
Raymond Charles Rowe apologized in court for killing 25-year-old elementary school teacher Christy Mirack at her apartment in Lancaster. He was sentenced to life without parole.
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Editorials from around Pennsylvania
Editorials from around Pennsylvania:
CLOSURE OF UPMC PINNACLE LANCASTER HIGHLIGHTS THE TOUGH REALITIES OF RUNNING HOSPITALS LIKE BUSINESSES, Dec. 23
We're among the many Lancaster County residents distressed by UPMC Pinnacle's decision to close its College Avenue hospital.
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Pennsylvania prosecutor rules shooting by officer justified
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor in Pennsylvania says a police officer was justified in killing a man who officers saw holding a gun to a woman's head in September.
Prosecutor: 40 bags of heroin found in body-cavity search
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — The discovery of 40 bags of heroin during in a body-cavity search contributed to the recent conviction of a Pennsylvania man.
Following a two-day trial, PennLive.com reports 37-year-old Christopher Miller was convicted on charges of possession with intent to deliver heroin and possession of cocaine.
Winter storm packs snowy, icy punch, making roads a mess
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvanians are dealing with their first taste of wintry weather this season, and the storm is bringing much more snow than predicted, making roads around the state icy and treacherous.
A meteorologist tells the Allentown Morning Call the storm is "an overperformer."
The Latest: State House Democrats pick leadership team
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on leadership elections in the Pennsylvania Legislature (all times local):
Democrats in the Pennsylvania House are returning their floor leader to the job for another two years and installing a member from Philadelphia to be his second in command.
The House Democratic caucus tweeted out Rep. Frank Dermody's selection to be minority leader as the voting continued behind closed doors. Rep. Jordan Harris was chosen to be the whip.
Man acquitted of father-in-law’s slaying, ordered committed
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been acquitted by reason of insanity in the shooting death of his elderly father-in-law last year.
LNP newspaper reports that a Lancaster County judge ruled Tuesday after a brief nonjury trial that 66-year-old Clifford Hafer was unable to distinguish right from wrong at the time.
Community school trying to break cycle of poverty
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Two weeks before the start of school, Joseph Torres, dean of students at George Washington Elementary School, spent a muggy afternoon visiting the homes of incoming kindergartners.
A big, amiable man in a loud orange T-shirt and Madras shorts, Torres strolled through the complex of the 124 units of public housing at Franklin Terrace, waving when youngsters shouted greetings.
Former mayor won’t face charges for shooting man in pharmacy
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania mayor won't face charges for firing at an armed man who tried to rob his pharmacy last month.
The Lancaster County district attorney's office said in a statement Friday that authorities "anticipate no charges against the store employee who fired upon the robber," who was wounded.
Editorials from around Pennsylvania
Editorials from around Pennsylvania:
NEW METH WORRIES PART OF LANCASTER'S DRUG ADDICTION EPIDEMIC, Nov. 5
Paranoia. Tooth decay. Facial scratches and lesions. Weight loss and frailty. Convulsions.
These are some of the physical signs and symptoms that might indicate that a family member or friend is suffering from an addiction to methamphetamine.
Armstrong Flooring: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) _ Armstrong Flooring Inc. (AFI) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $7.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based company said it had net income of 30 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 46 cents per share.
The flooring maker and seller posted revenue of $309.7 million in the period.