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Patriot-News: Breaking Midstate News

Pa. couple attacks bartenders when their 6-pack beer purchase is denied after 2 a.m. 7/24/2014 11:57 am UTC
What do you think of this alleged outrageous bar behavior over a six-pack of suds?
Drone school, Respect Amish movement gains support, $526K embezzled: headlines across Pa. 7/24/2014 11:47 am UTC
According to the story in the Beaver County Times, The Community College of Beaver County program is the only one in the country that provides extensive “hands-on” flying experience.
Harrisburg shooting arrest; Hollywood Casino dealer accused of theft: Overnight police report 7/24/2014 11:24 am UTC
Here are some headlines you may have missed earlier Wednesday in crime news and other breaking stories across the midstate:
Pa. boy, 11, has his mom arrested, charged for allegedly beating him over chores 7/24/2014 11:11 am UTC
The boy walked into a Pa. police station to report that his mother had severely beaten him for not doing chores. The facts were on his side.
Boy, 1, falls from docked boat into Raystown Lake and drowns 7/24/2014 10:55 am UTC
This is the third death at Raystown Lake this summer.
Air Algerie plane carrying 110 people disappears from radar 7/24/2014 10:30 am UTC
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers disappeared from radar early Thursday, the official Algerian news agency said.
How is the Thursday morning commute? 7/24/2014 9:59 am UTC
Watch out for construction crews around the area as they clear their overnight work sites, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
Cooler temperatures, less humidity for the midstate on Thursday, forecasters say 7/24/2014 9:28 am UTC
Another cool down is in store for the midstate early next week, with high temperatures expected to be in the 70s from Monday through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Police on the lookout for fraudster who targeted Mechanicsburg Rite Aid 7/24/2014 3:05 am UTC
The woman made fraudulent purchases at the Mechanicsburg Rite Aid on Sunday and Monday, according to township police.
Woman rescued after tree falls into Elizabeth Township home: reports 7/24/2014 2:50 am UTC
Fire officials told cbs 21 that a line of strong storms that swept through York and Lancaster counties earlier Wednesday likely caused the tree to fall.
Lancaster County high school marching band can't play Bruno Mars, Fall Out Boy hits 7/24/2014 1:14 am UTC
Garden Spot High School's marching band had already been practicing instrumental versions of Bruno Mars' "Locked Out of Heaven" and Fall Out Boy's "Thnks fr th Mmrs" for some time before administra
Camp Hill focuses on goals for the future 7/24/2014 12:02 am UTC
Residents and other Camp Hill stakeholders on Wednesday looked into the future and identified ways to achieve goals for their community during a town hall held by the Camp Hill Borough Strategic Pl
Harrisburg's Kipona festival is moving to City Island this year 7/24/2014 12:00 am UTC
Harrisburg's Kipona festival marking the end of summer will be at City Island this year to save money. The city changed July 4th festivities this year too, which slashed two-thirds of the usual cos
Roads closed, rescue crews called after tree falls on house in Elizabeth Twp. 7/23/2014 11:57 pm UTC
Drivers were cautioned to avoid the area of Route 322 between Blantz Road and the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lancaster County.
'Paterno Legacy': Book reveals uncertainty Paternos faced when Joe Paterno was fired 7/23/2014 11:41 pm UTC
In the space of 2 1/2 days, the focus went from beating Nebraska to trying to work with trustees, to a firing by telephone.
Flooding possible in York, Lancaster as storms roll through midstate 7/23/2014 11:03 pm UTC
The advisory will remain in effect for York, Lancaster and Adams counties through at least 9:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Derry Township resident offers to help pay for bike path crossing on Middletown Road 7/23/2014 11:02 pm UTC
Parks and Recreation director Matt Mandia said the township has always intended to find a safe way to cross Middletown Road, but preferred a nearby crossing where 52 acres are for sale.
Penn State football team visits patients at Hershey Children's Hospital 7/23/2014 10:03 pm UTC
Four buses carrying the Penn State football team arrived around 4 p.m. at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, where the players and coaches were to meet with some patients and their parents.
Rising inmate population, staffing costs plague Cumberland County Prison 7/23/2014 9:54 pm UTC
An arbitration settlement between the county and its corrections officers' union will cost the county $170,000 more per year, and an increasing prison population will continue to be a pinch on the
State police in Huntingdon seek identity of man who assisted at scene of baby drowning 7/23/2014 9:49 pm UTC
The drowning was ruled an accident, but police were still hoping to identify a man who helped transport the victim's family to emergency personnel.
Pa. motorists were already going 70, but now it's guilt-free 7/23/2014 7:05 pm UTC
Pennsylvania transportation officials said the turnpike's speed limit increase to 70 will make the posted speed more closely match the operating speed – the speed at which people have actually been



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