- Rain barrels could help cut stormwater runoff in Harrisburg Jun 19, 2013 12:03 pm UTC
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Covenant Community Corporation, Green Urban Initiative, Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Harrisburg Area, Jump Street, and the Paxton Creek Watershed & Education Asso. […]
- Landisburg man wanted for questioning after state police find vehicle wreck in Perry County Jun 19, 2013 11:59 am UTC
Vehicle, severely damaged in crash, found empty after crash on Dellville Dam Road in Carroll Township.
- Shale-drilling study ordered in 2010 won't be done until 2016, EPA says Jun 19, 2013 11:49 am UTC
The Akron Beacon Journal reports that an official said the EPA could release a preliminary report late next year. She described the work as "complex research."
- Abortion, immigration fire up GOP despite election losses Jun 19, 2013 11:12 am UTC
House Republicans flexed their cultural and conservative muscles Tuesday, passing the most restrictive abortion measure in years.
- 7 a.m. traffic update: more delays expected later this morning along Interstate 81 in Dauphin County Jun 19, 2013 10:41 am UTC
The left lane of I-81 north is expected to be closed at about 9 a.m. while crews work on the shoulder of the roadway between the Cameron Street Exit, Exit 67 and the split with Interstate 83, Exit 70,. […]
- Pleasant weather for Harrisburg area as spring ends later this week, forecasters say Jun 19, 2013 9:27 am UTC
But the heat and humidity will begin to return on Friday with the official start of summer, forecasters said.
- Good morning, central Pa.: Fans gobble up Ruthie Rutter; Curley and Schultz fail in another appeal Jun 19, 2013 9:00 am UTC
You'll gobble this one up. A wily turkey has evaded authorities and has made the Rutter's on Harrisburg Pike its home. Named Ruthie Rutter, she greets customers pumping gas, but also wanders onto the. […]
- Borough Council vote to abolish Mechanicsburg's volunteer recreation board fails Jun 19, 2013 3:34 am UTC
Mayor Jack Ritter's vote breaks a deadlock on the hot button issue of the borough's volunteer recreation board.
- Minor bump in approval process delays proposed amusement at Lower Paxton Township ice cream store Jun 19, 2013 3:10 am UTC
Lower Paxton Township supervisors deferred action on plans for a bumper-car facility adjacent to The Meadows Original Frozen Custard until a new agreement can be drafted.
- Law gives crime victims and their families the right to tell their story to Parole Board Jun 19, 2013 1:40 am UTC
A new state law gives victims or their representatives the opportunity to testify in person or electronically before the state Parole Board when the person who made them a victim is up for parole.
- 3 charged with enslaving disabled Ohio mom, child Jun 19, 2013 1:32 am UTC
A mentally disabled woman charged with shoplifting a candy bar asked to be jailed because three people "had been mean to her" — then went on to tell authorities about her time spent in unfathomably. […]
- Portion of I-83 in York County to be closed as investigation continues in fatal hit-and-run of Loganville fire chief Jun 19, 2013 12:15 am UTC
Rodney Miller was killed on April 27 when an alleged drunken driver hit him while he was directing traffic on the interstate.
- Defense attorney grills detective about Harrisburg murder investigation Jun 18, 2013 11:29 pm UTC
Detective Richard Iachini insisted, repeatedly, that he arrested Sadiki Lawrence for the October 2009 murder of city drug dealer Bryan Davis only after a thorough investigation pointed to Lawrence as. […]
- Senate liquor plan: Alloway sees positive aspects to this proposal Jun 18, 2013 11:00 pm UTC
Sen. Richard Alloway likes the Senate liquor proposal's use of funds it generates to freeze senior citizens' property taxes.
- Chrysler to recall 2.7 million Jeeps from model years 1993-2007 Jun 18, 2013 10:47 pm UTC
Chrysler abruptly agreed to recall 2.7 million older model Jeeps Tuesday, reversing a defiant stance and avoiding a possible public relations nightmare over fuel tanks that can rupture and cause fires. […]
- Senate liquor plan: Vance has questions she needs answered before taking a position Jun 18, 2013 10:40 pm UTC
Sen. Pat Vance, R-Cumberland County, is uncertain if the Senate's liquor reform plan helps or hurts beer distributors.
- Sadiki Lawrence bragged about Harrisburg murder, prison witnesses claim Jun 18, 2013 10:39 pm UTC
Two prisoner told a Dauphin County jury Tuesday that Lawrence gave boastful confessions to the murder of drug dealer Bryan Davis.
- Senate liquor plan: Teplitz not convinced it represents progress Jun 18, 2013 10:22 pm UTC
Sen. Rob Teplitz, D-Dauphin County, is not convinced the math supports Sen. Chuck McIlhinney's claims that his liquor reform plan will result in a net $140 million to $170 million gain.
- Senate liquor plan is privatization lite compared to the House Jun 18, 2013 10:12 pm UTC
Current licensees would have to pay an annual $8,000 for wine and spirits, $4,000 for wine or spirits, and $2,000 for specialty spirits sales.
- Senate liquor plan: Folmer wants to check in with beer distributors before deciding support Jun 18, 2013 10:01 pm UTC
Folmer quips about the plan that would allow more places to sell beer, wine and spirits: "It's going to create the Wild West."
- Liquor privatization proposal gives interest groups bitter beer face Jun 18, 2013 9:55 pm UTC
Wendell Young, who heads the union representing some 5,000 state store employees he claims would be put out of work through privatization, called the proposal "foolhardy," "disingenuous," and "nonsens. […]