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4 hrs ago | ABC 27

Police seek convenience store robber who fled on motorcycle

Police say he walked into the Turkey Hill on the 400-block of South Third Street in Lemoyne around 11:20 Friday night.

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Related Topix: Lemoyne, PA, Lebanon County, PA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

PennLive.com

Free local public gardens you've probably never seen: George Weigel

One tangible way Master Gardeners donate their knowledge is by planting and caring for teaching gardens where home gardeners can see superior plants and helpful techniques in action.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Pennsylvania, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Carlisle, PA, Perry County, PA

WPMT-TV York

Smell of human feces spreads across North Middleton Twp., Cumberland County

Waste is being used to grow crops on a farm. But neighbors are upset because the feces is coming from people.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

PennLive.com

Dismiss lawsuit over hacking of clients' personal data, Paytime Inc. asks federal judge

A Cumberland County-based payroll firm is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over a large-scale hacking attack on the company, or at least to prevent the complaint from becoming a class-action case.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance

ABC 27

US approves Corbett's Medicaid plan

Governor Tom Corbett and the Obama Administration reached a deal Thursday that will allow more Pennsylvanians to get affordable health care insurance.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US Governors, Tom Corbett

PennLive.com

Mustang Roundup will include award presentation to vo-tech graduate

Saying they were impressed with the automotive training Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School provides, the Mustang Club of Central Pennsylvania will award $300 to one of the school's students during the annual "Mustang Roundup'' on Saturday at the Carlisle Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA

PennLive.com

Homer Simpson figures painted in apartment during burglary, state police say

State police in Cumberland County are investigating an unusual case of burglary and vandalism involving the television cartoon character Homer Simpson.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

ABC 27

Police chiefs: Delayed 911 responses putting public at risk

They outlined concerns that it is taking county 911 dispatchers a long time to respond to police officers' calls and traffic stops.

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Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA, Carlisle, PA

ABC 27

Child injured in Steelton dog attack

The owners of a dog that attacked an 8-year-old boy in Steelton will be cited for several dog law violations, police said.

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Related Topix: Steelton, PA, Drugs, Perry County, PA, Marysville, PA

ABC 27

No "Fun" in Fungus: Removing Mushrooms from your Lawn

Stephanie Wilkerson was enjoying a glass of wine on her porch Monday night when she looked up in the sky and saw something that caught her attention.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Perry County, PA, Marysville, PA

PennLive.com

That's human waste you're smelling in Cumberland County field, but DEP says it's OK

Hampden Township workers spread treated human waste, referred to as biosolids, in a field along Union Hall Road in North Middleton Township at Ken Wickard's farm near Route 74 on August 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

PennLive.com

Cumberland County Law Enforcement Memorial will be dedicated

The Cumberland County Law Enforcement Memorial under construction earlier this month.

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ABC 27

Suspect arrested for firing gun at officers

A Cumberland County couple was arrested after police said they found deplorable and unsafe living conditions in their home, including multiple piles of feces on their children's beds.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Drugs, Perry County, PA

ABC 27

Exotic animal rescue wants to raise money for rebuild

Fire destroyed the East Coast Exotic Animals Rescue in Hamiltonban Township. All of the pets except for two house cats were saved.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Perry County, PA, Marysville, PA

ABC 27

Burger King in Lemoyne robbed at gunpoint

West Shore Regional police said a man entered the restaurant at 407 S. Third Street and displayed a handgun around 9:25 p.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Lemoyne, PA, Drugs, Perry County, PA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WPMT-TV York

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A strong stench of urine, piles of feces on beds, and a decomposing cat. That's what East Pennsboro Township Police found when they entered a home in Cumberland County on Monday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

PennLive.com

Two from Cumberland County sentenced for jewelry theft

A Cumberland County man and woman have admitted stealing $3,600 worth of jewelry at a July 4 family picnic in Montoursville, then selling it in Mechanicsburg.

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Related Topix: Montoursville, PA, Mechanicsburg, PA, Summerdale, PA, Lycoming County, PA

PennLive.com

Upper Allen Twp. robber caught through accidental 'selfie' pleads guilty

One of the men accused of holding a family at gunpoint at their home during a robbery faces up to 10 years in state prison.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

PennLive.com

Pa. court upholds 30- to 70-year jail term for Lance Greenawalt in murder for hire case

In the last few years the Adams County man has been convicted of a burglary, an attempted murder and two murder-for-hire plots, one of which targeted a county judge.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, York Springs, PA

PennLive.com

North Middleton Twp. father faces up to 10 years in prison for throwing infant, leaving her disabled

Brendon R. Groves, 26, pleaded guilty in Cumberland County Court Tuesday to one count of aggravated assault for throwing his infant daughter 10 feet into a couch, causing permanent injuries.

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