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1 hr ago | WFMZ

Pennsylvania State Police begin replacing aging fleet of helicopters

The department took delivery of the first two of six Bell 407GX helicopters at the state police academy in Derry Township, Dauphin County, on Tuesday.

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5 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Harrisburg mayor and police chief weigh in after city officer charged with theft

Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse said criminal theft charges filed Tuesday against a suspended city police officer reflected the former culture of the city.

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9 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Man arrested for dealing heroin, cocaine in Derry Twp., Harrisburg, authorities say

A Derry Township man was arrested Saturday after authorities said he was caught selling heroin and cocaine at various locations in Dauphin County.

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Related Topix: Drugs

13 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Hibachi Buffet, Swatara Twp.; Karns Quality Foods, Hershey, and other Dauphin County...

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture oversees restaurant inspections in the state.

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Related Topix: Hershey, PA, Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Harrisburg, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

PennLive.com

Remembering Dr. Robert Lonergan Jr.: 'one class act and a gifted physician'

His family in his obituary said he developed a technique that allowed for minimally invasive surgery, that has become the standard of care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University, Cumberland County, PA, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

WPMT-TV York

Car chase and arrest in Dauphin County bank robbery

A high speed chase ends with the arrest of a bank robbery suspect in Dauphin County.

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Related Topix: Aspect Communications, Software

PennLive.com

Dauphin County district attorney probing Middletown spending allegations

He said the investigation centers on allegations made at the July 7 council meeting by outgoing electric department supervisor Greg Wilsbach that the borough improperly paid $850 for tree trimming that benefited a council member.

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PennLive.com

Harrisburg police arrest man who allegedly fired gunshot at officers

Harrisburg police arrested a man early Saturday after he allegedly fired a gunshot at two officers who were chasing him.

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PennLive.com

HIA officials working on plans to alleviate flooding in nearby communities

After years of study, Harrisburg International Airport officials say they're gearing toward a solution for alleviating flooding in Lower Swatara Township's Jednota region.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Weather

Sun Jul 20, 2014

PennLive.com

Crash on Interstate 76 in Dauphin County slowing traffic

The right lane of eastbound Interstate 76 between exits for Harrisburg East and Lebanon-Lancaster is closed because of an accident Sunday afternoon.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Dauphin Co. Parks & Rec. Hosts 3rd Annual BrewFest

If you're a fan of craft brews, Fort Hunter Park in Dauphin County was the place to be Saturday.

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Related Topix: Dauphin, PA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

PennLive.com

Harrisburg police seize $35K in heroin from North 14th Street home

Harrisburg police have charged two individuals in connection with the seizure of more than $35,000 worth of heroin, police said Friday.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA

PennLive.com

California truck driver busted with 26 pounds of heroin, cocaine at...

A California man was arrested earlier this month at a Pennsylvania Turnpike rest stop in Dauphin County after state police said he was found with 10 kilograms of heroin and two kilograms of cocaine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Trooper, PA, King of Prussia, PA

WPMT-TV York

Governor Corbett Urges Legislature to Fix Pension Costs

Governor Tom Corbett visited a local coffee shop today in Hummelstown, continuing his statewide tour calling on the state legislature to bring property tax relief to Pennsylvania residents and pass meaningful pension reform legislation.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Hummelstown, PA

PennLive.com

PennLive's Week in Photos, July 18, 2014

Art in the Wild, an environmental outdoor art exhibit at Dauphin County's Wildwood Park, is a series of 15 works that are installed around the 3.1 mile trail loop that is within the park.

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PennLive.com

Man arrested on child endangerment charges after testing positive for ...

Reggie Seals, 51, was arrested Monday on child endangerment charges. Police were told he failed a county-ordered drug test and officers reported he fled from police in a minivan.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing

PennLive.com

East Shore oral surgeon Donald Dinello Jr. gets prison term, $15K...

A Dauphin County oral surgeon who pleaded guilty to charges of stealing from his Hershey-based practice and refusing to keep required records of drugs he prescribed was sentenced Thursday to serve 15 to 30 months in county prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, Hummelstown, PA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

PennLive.com

Hummelstown police officer honored by Pennsylvania VFW

The Pennsylvania Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars recently recognized three recipients of its annual State VFW Public Safety Awards.

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Related Topix: Hummelstown, PA, Pennsylvania, East Berlin, PA, Adams County, PA, Fire

Mass Transit

PA: Commissioners Hesitant on CAT Funding Agreement

July 17--CARLISLE -- An inter-county agreement is in the works that could help resolve a funding dispute between Capital Area Transit and the Cumberland County commissioners -- but the commissioners aren't yet sold on the agreement.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, PA

PennLive.com

Dauphin County woman pleads guilty to murder for fatal shooting of ex-husband in Williamstown

A 49-year-old upper Dauphin County woman pleaded guilty to third-degree murder Thursday for the August 2012 fatal shooting of her ex-husband, a slaying that police said she initially tried to bill as a case of self-defense.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Williamstown, PA, Life, Self Defense

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