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Investigations launched into heroin overdoses after 3 die, 1 in critical condition 7/28/2015 1:49 pm UTC
Lebanon police said four overdoses were reported int the city last week. Three of the incidents occurred on the same day.
Where does Dauphin County youth services' license stand and more: Q&A 7/28/2015 1:15 pm UTC
PennLive asked the state Department of Human Services a series of questions regarding the licensing status of Dauphin County Children & Youth Services after grand jury probe.
Silver Spring Township supervisors will hold public hearings on cell tower, ordinance amendments 7/28/2015 1:00 pm UTC
The Silver Spring Township Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings for a proposed cell tower and for amendments to a couple of township ordinances during a special meeting at 6 p.m. today at
Gross incompetence, negligence, misconduct: What does it take to lose a CYS license? 7/28/2015 12:45 pm UTC
A county agency is required to immediately report any discovered violations to the state. The Department of Human Services can deny, choose not to renew or revoke a license.
19-year-old arrived at York Hospital with gunshot wound, police say 7/28/2015 12:32 pm UTC
York County emergency dispatches received several calls reporting shots fired.
'It's not that we are just there once and done': A look at how state reviews CYS agencies 7/28/2015 12:30 pm UTC
Children and youth agencies can be issued up to three provisional licenses before a county's license would be revoked. No county agency has ever had its license fully revoked.
Pa. motorcyclist who skidded 100-plus feet to his death is identified 7/28/2015 12:01 pm UTC
Police have not indicated what they think caused the bike to veer off the road, but on the roadway alone there were some 75-feet of skid marks, and things didn't stop there.
Vintage photos: Baseball special train wreck in Steelton, July 1962 7/28/2015 11:51 am UTC
Nineteen people died when the three cars of the train jumped the tracks and tumbled into the Susquehanna River.
Presidential candidate Rick Santorum gets a favorite son nod from Pa. House Speaker Mike Turzai 7/28/2015 11:45 am UTC
If Santorum's longshot bid derails, however, Turzai cites Govs. Scott Walker, Chris Christie and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio as interesting candidates.
Philadelphia suburb declares state of emergency ahead of pope visit 7/28/2015 11:34 am UTC
The town is expecting 10,000 people to descend on its local train station.
Hanging in the balance: Dauphin County Children & Youth awaits ruling on licensing status 7/28/2015 11:30 am UTC
The state Department of Human Services is expected review Dauphin County's corrective action plan and rule on the agency's license in the coming weeks.
Hiking Pa. woman is trapped in tree 5 hours by coyotes 7/28/2015 11:29 am UTC
A Pennsylvania woman hiking in rural New Jersey spent 5 hours trapped up a tree after spotting coyotes on the trail.
Pa. teacher whose naked photos were passed around school sports new look in court 7/28/2015 11:03 am UTC
The Pa. learning skills teacher allegedly had sex with a student and also sent nude pictures to that student using the Snapchat app. The pictures were then passed around the school.
Shots fired into home; robbery suspect found: Overnight police report 7/28/2015 10:44 am UTC
Here's what you may have missed in police and court-related stories from around the midstate on Monday.
Pa. minister 'sorry' for sexually abusing boy, 9, while HIV positive 7/28/2015 10:39 am UTC
The minister got his victim hooked on drugs in return for sex and was HIV positive while he was sexually abusing the boy.
Government will stop limiting hospice care to the dying 7/28/2015 10:30 am UTC
The change will come to the midstate on Jan. 1
Get ready for more heat, more humidity in the midstate 7/28/2015 9:32 am UTC
The uncomfortable weather is expected to stay around until Friday, when humidity levels are expected to drop slightly, forecasters said.
Proposed Sheetz could shift off Progress-Linglestown corner 7/28/2015 2:41 am UTC
Sheetz officials have "agreed to move off the corner" at Linglestown Road and Progress Avenue, Vartan, president and CEO of the Vartan Group, told the Susquehanna Twp. Planning Commission.
Hot Tuesday in store for Harrisburg region 7/28/2015 2:26 am UTC
Tuesday will be sunny, with a high of 90.
Fairview Township's Marsh Run Park expected to reopen for use in 2017 7/28/2015 2:22 am UTC
It's been roughly 30 years since anyone has played anything in Fairview Township's Marsh Run Park, but that's going to change.
'He still has his life, but it's a waste,' family of gunned-down bystander says after guilty verdict 7/27/2015 8:04 pm UTC
Christopher L. Schwenk, 26, of York, was convicted of third-degree murder Monday. He is scheduled for sentencing in York County Court Aug. 24.



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