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Dauphin County district attorney's office agrees to look into sexually explicit e-mails
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:52:03 -0700

The Dauphin County District Attorney's Office has agreed to launch an investigation into sexually explicit e-mails sent several years ago between employees in the state Attorney General's office and their co-workers in other departments.

PA Lottery Cash 5 Ticket Worth $450,000 Sold in Delaware County
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:47:00 -0700

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $450,000 from the Monday, Oct. 20, drawing was sold at Giant Food Store, 550 E. Lancaster Ave., St. Davids/Radnor Township, Delaware County.The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 03-06-27-32-42, to win a prize of $450,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.The retailer ...

Dauphin County Commissioners show support for domestic violence victims in Harrisburg
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:26:52 -0700

Dauphin County’s Victims/Witness Assistance Program and County Commissioners are taking steps to help domestic violence victims and their families in Harrisburg. They hosted an event on Thursday to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the Dauphin County Courthouse to raise money for victims. The community came together to show their support– selling baked goods, jewelry, […]

Middletown Police Dept
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:52:03 -0700

A study on whether to combine some or all of the 17 municipal police departments in Dauphin County should be completed by spring, county officials said.

Local troopers help in Frein manhunt; pizza owner helps victimâs families
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:59:07 -0700

Reported by: Kyle Rogers   LINGLESTOWN, Pa., -- A Dauphin County pizza shop owner, who’s husband works with the Pennsylvania State Police, plans to donate a portion of her sales to the family’s of the two troopers involved in a deadly ambush in Pike County. ...

Passing The Trash Bill: Making kids safer
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:49:39 -0700

Reported by: Jesse Knutson HARRISBURG, Dauphin County-- The Pennsylvania legislature passed a new bill aimed at protecting school children by strengthening background checks for teachers. The bill, if signed by the governor, will broaden background checks for teachers by including any suspected abuse or misconduct by teachers in previous school districts. ...

Possible disciplinary inequality in Susquehanna Township SD
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:32:32 -0700

Reported by: Jesse Knutson Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County, Pa.-  The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission held a public meeting in Susquehanna Township Monday, hoping members of the community would show up and share their opinions about possible inequality in the school district when it comes to discipline. ...

Police departments in Dauphin County prepare to test body cameras
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:11:23 -0700

A Dauphin County grand jury recommends all police agencies in the county use body cameras. This comes after the jury found a Pennsylvania State Trooper was justified in shooting a man in West Hanover Township in June. They say body camera video would have been valuable to the investigation. Dauphin County First Assistant District Attorney […]

Dauphin County could roll out new way to handle Meals On Wheels
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:20:21 -0700

Reported by: Kyle Rogers HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Dauphin County commissioners are considering rolling out a new way to handle its Meals On Wheels program boasting cost savings and more help to seniors. On Tuesday afternoon, commissioners Mike Pries and George Hartwick III visited The Nutrition Group facility in York County having the same lunch thousands of seniors were served earlier. ...

Actions taken against 159 Pa. businesses, individuals
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:25:21 -0700

In September, 159 disciplinary actions were taken against Pennsylvania businesses and individuals by the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs.