Local News in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

 

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Ten arrests in fugitive roundup in Dauphin County
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:48:18 -0700

The United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force along with area police departments, state parole agents and county sheriff’s deputies wrapped up a successful one day sweep for violent fugitives wanted throughout Dauphin County with an emphasis on Harrisburg. The roundup …

Harrisburg man charged with making counterfeit money
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:38:18 -0700

Posted by: Sara Small (Sgsmall@local21news.com) A Harrisburg man is charged with making counterfeit money and sending it to businesses in Dauphin County. The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Thursday, 31-year-old Abdel Jaber Obaid, was indicted and charged. ...

Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 Ticket Worth More Than $1.4 Million Sold in Lehigh County
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:48:00 -0700

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth more than $1.4 million was among 118,133 prize-winning tickets sold statewide for the Wednesday, April 16, drawing.Sold in Lehigh County, the ticket correctly matched all five balls, 02-03-27-35-36, to win a jackpot of $1,471,383.50, less 25 percent federal withholding.The ...

WhiteWave Foods moving to Clearfield County
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:36:38 -0700

HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY – Governor Corbett announced Wednesday that WhiteWave Foods Company will locate operations in Clearfield County, creating at least 100 new jobs. WhiteWave Foods specializes in consumer packaged food and beverages, and will utilize a 220,000 square foot vacant facility in Sandy Township, Clearfield County. The company received a $300,000 grant from the Pennsylvania ...

State Police plan to increase enforcement on I-81
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:53:08 -0700

Reported by: Jesse Knutson Harrisburg â Dauphin County   Pennsylvania State Police recently met with State Police from Maryland and West Virginia to discuss the problems with aggressive drivers on Interstate 81 throughout the three states. ...

Mayor Papenfuse signs bills to prevent child abuse
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:52:47 -0700

Reported by: Jesse Knutson Harrisburg, Dauphin County - Governor Corbett signed three bills to support victims of child abuse and to bolster the prevention of child abuse in Pennsylvania on Monday.   Two of the bills support child advocacy centers in the state by providing a dedicated funding stream through an increase in birth certificate fees from $10 to $20, which is expected to generate $4 ...

Governor Corbett signs bills to prevent child abuse
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:22:48 -0700

Reported by: Jesse Knutson Harrisburg, Dauphin County - Governor Corbett signed three bills to support victims of child abuse and to bolster the prevention of child abuse in Pennsylvania on Monday.   Two of the bills support child advocacy centers in the state by providing a dedicated funding stream through an increase in birth certificate fees from $10 to $20, which is expected to generate $4 ...

Corbett orders flags lowered to honor fallen firefighter
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:19:06 -0700

HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY – Governor Corbett has ordered all Pennsylvania flags be flown at half-staff at the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Westmoreland County in honor of a firefighter killed while searching for a missing woman. Edwin “Lance” Wentzel was killed Saturday evening in Allegheny County when he was struck and killed by a train while searching for a missing woman ...

AG: Gettysburg couple schemed company
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:42:49 -0700

A Gettysburg couple allegedly fabricated a scheme that diverted what investigators said could be more than $69,000 in money and materials from a Dauphin County plastics company, according to a news release from Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane.

Dauphin County school puppy auction
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:38:26 -0700

Reported by: Kyle Rogers A Dauphin County school that posted a Facebook photo of a dog they planned to auction for a benefit claims they did not know such an act was illegal. Rev. Benjamin B. Brown said Tuesday night that officials with the Northern Dauphin Christian School did not intend malice when promoting the auction of the beagle puppy. ...