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Pennsylvania officer charged with homicide fired in self-defense, attorney says
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:22:01 -0700

The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, police officer charged Tuesday with homicide "did what she felt she had to do," her attorney told pennlive.com.

Officials testify at 911 funding hearing in Harrisburg
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:31:48 -0700

Officials in Dauphin County are asking state lawmakers to change the way counties are reimbursed for 911 emergencies. Dauphin County Commissioner Mike Piers and Emergency Management Agency Director Steve Libhart testified about a proposed 911 funding legislation. The two appeared at the Pennsylvania House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee hearing in Harrisburg. They want […]

Officer involved in fatal shooting released on bail
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:17:21 -0700

By: Marc Stempka HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A Dauphin County police officer was released from police custody Tuesday afternoon after making bail on a criminal homicide charge for allegedly shooting and killing an unarmed man after pursuit in February. ...

PHOTOS: Suspects in prescription drug bust
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 21:00:52 -0700

A total of 12 people were arrested in a prescription drug bust, the Pennsylvania Attorney General said.

Nick Chimienti Timothy Carter
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 08:26:29 -0700

A former Pennsylvania State Police trooper and a retired Harrisburg police detective are seeking their party’s nomination for Dauphin County Sheriff in the May 19 primary.

Charges filed in fake central PA RX drug ring
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:03:59 -0800

By: Marc Stempka HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Attorney General announced charges against a dozen individuals Wednesday morning in relation to a prescription drug scheme involving a Cumberland County doctor, according to a news release. ...

12 facing charges in fake central PA RX drug ring
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 07:33:59 -0800

By: Marc Stempka HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Attorney General announced charges against a dozen individuals Wednesday morning in relation to a prescription drug scheme involving a Cumberland County doctor, according to a news release. ...

Abington Heights High School mock trial team moves on to state competition
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:52:23 -0700

HARRISBURG — Abington Heights High School is one of 12 high schools that advanced to the 32nd Annual Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Statewide High School Mock Trial Competition to be held Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg.

Former Dauphin Co. bus company exec sentenced to prison
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:19:09 -0700

By: CBS 21 Web Staff MILLERSBURG, Pa. -- A former Dauphin County bus company executive has been sentenced to prison and to pay more than $1 million in restitution for defrauding two school districts by overcharging them for services. ...

Horse trainer sentenced to prison for rigging races
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 07:33:34 -0700

A Central Pennsylvania thoroughbred horse trainer was sentenced to prison for rigging races. David J. Wells, who raced horses Penn National Race Course in Grantville was sentenced to 5 years intermediate punishment with the first 6 months in prison. The first 3 months are to be served in the Dauphin County Prison followed by 3 […]