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PA Lottery Cash 5 Ticket Worth $325,000 Sold in Berks County
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:43:00 -0700

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $325,000 from the Tuesday, Oct. 28, drawing was sold at Turkey Hill Minit Market, 3321 Main St., Birdsboro, Berks County.The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 02-04-09-18-30, to win a prize of $325,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.The retailer will receive a $500 ...

Pa. Couple Ordered To Stand Trial For Child’s Starvation Death
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:38:00 -0700

A Pennsylvania couple has been ordered to stand trial on criminal homicide charges in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son.

News Minute: Here's the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:46:44 -0700

A Baptist minister in Alabama said today that he was inappropriately touched by a man now accused of sexually assaulting students at Pennsylvania's East Stroudsburg University. The minister testified at a federal...

Parents sent to trial in 9-year-old's starvation death in Harrisburg
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:38:27 -0700

A Pennsylvania couple has been ordered to stand trial on criminal homicide charges in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son.

Couple ordered to stand trial in son's starvation death; boy's decomposing body found in home
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:16:32 -0700

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania couple has been ordered to stand trial on criminal homicide charges in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son.

Lower Paxton Twp. Teen turns Halloween into a bold evening
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:41:03 -0700

Many kids from around Central Pennsylvania spent the night outside, enjoying trick or treat. But in Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin County, one house stands out. When it comes to trick or treat, something sweet’s on everyone’s mind. But along the 5000 block of Stillwell Court, there’s a bolder reason why kids flock here. The brain […]

Business groups: Time to widen I-81 is now
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:55:56 -0700

CHAMBERSBURG >> Area business groups have resurrected the idea of widening Interstate 81 in Pennsylvania.

Couple sent to trial in son's starvation death
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:31:53 -0700

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania couple has been ordered to stand trial on criminal homicide charges in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son.

2 men arrested for knife-related robberies in Lower Paxton
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:25:02 -0700

By: Marc Stempka LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Two men from western Pennsylvania have been arrested for knife-related crimes in Dauphin County. Lower Paxton Township police said Wednesday officers arrested Rafael Ivan Picado, 33, and Zachary Keaton Stroud, 27, both of Indiana, Pennsylvania, for the incidents that occurred Oct. ...

Lower Paxton police investigate three crimes involving knives in 24 hours
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:34:21 -0700

By: Marc Stempka LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Police in Dauphin County are investigating three incidents involving knives, which included a robbery, an attempted robbery and a home burglary. Police in Lower Paxton Township said three incidents happened Tuesday and they are investigating whether or not they are connected. ...