Dauphin County man among four men arrested on child pornography charges.
HARRISBURG, PA (WPMT) A Dauphin County man and a Berks County are among four men arrested State Attorney agents for using peer-to-peer networks to distribute graphic child pornography. The men arrested recently by the Child Predator Section are: ? Troy Peiffer, 26, 26 W. Wyomissing Ave., Mohnton, Berks County; ? Mark Robinson, 33, 611 Calais [?]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State field hockey has received National Letters of Intent from nine players to become Nittany Lions beginning with the 2015 season, head coach Charlene Morett-Curtiss announced Wednesday.
Police charge 18 year old suspect in crime spree
DAUPHIN CO.,PA(WPMT)- Police arrest a suspect in a series of thefts from vehicles. Kyler Kohr, 18 is accused in the crime spree that began in October and continued through November. Lower Swatara Township Police say Kohr stole at least 5 handguns, as well as money and electronic devices from unlocked vehicles. The vehicles were parked [?]
Harrisburg man charged with assault of state trooper
DAUPHIN CO., PA(WPMT) ? What began as a routine traffic stop ends with a Harrisburg man charged with fleeing, eluding and assault of a Pennsylvania State Trooper. The incident began at about 1:30 pm Monday afternoon on Interstate 83 northbound in the area of mile marker 44.9 in Swatara Township, Dauphin County. The Trooper initiated [?]
Accused rapist sues Dauphin County Prison for injuries from falling out of his bunk bed
HARRISBURG, PA(WPMT) ? An accused rapist at Dauphin County Prison is suing the prison for a pain and suffering after he fell, while asleep, from his top bunk bed. Jonathan R. Tyrrell, 52, filed a civil rights complaint in federal court in Scranton last Thursday on December 4. In the complaint Tyrrell alleges that on [?]
2015 Dauphin County budget approved with no tax increase
HARRISBURG, PA (WPMT) ? The Dauphin County Commissioners approve a $245 million budget for 2015 that for the 10th straight year does not include a tax increase. ?As this budget shows, we are committed to maintaining the services on which our residents depend,?? said commission Chairman Jeff Haste. ?We never lose sight of the fact [?]
Pennsylvania couple plead not guilty in starvation death of disabled son
By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania mother and father accused of letting their 9-year-old disabled son starve to death last summer entered pleas of not guilty on Thursday. Jarrod Tutko, 38, and Kimberly Tutko, 39, appeared in shackles for their arraignment in the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas on charges of criminal homicide and endangering the welfare of a child. The ...
Homeowner victim of distraction burglary
DAUPHIN CO., PA(WPMT)- A Dauphin County homeowner is the apparent victim of a ?distraction burglary?. It happened Tuesday afternoon in the 5600 block of Derbyshire Road, Lower Paxton Township. Township police say the victim received a phone call from someone purporting to be an employee of a gas company. At around 4 pm, a man [?]
PA Lottery Cash 5 Ticket Worth $325,000 Sold in Perry County
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $325,000 from the Thursday, Dec. 18, drawing was sold at Village Square Shell, 5282 Spring Road, Shermans Dale, Perry County.The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 09-22-27-33-39, to win a prize of $325,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.The retailer will receive a ...
PA Lottery Powerball Ticket Worth $1 Million Sold in Lehigh County
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One PowerballŪ ticket worth $1 million was sold in Allentown, Lehigh County, for the Wednesday, Dec. 17, drawing.This was the second million-dollar winning Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania this month; the first was sold in Philadelphia for the Saturday, Dec. 6, drawing.The winning ticket sold at 7-Eleven, 1801 S. Fourth St ...