Astronomers have found two new planets that could potentially support life

ASTRONOMERS HAVE FOUND TWO NEW PLANETS THAT COULD POTENTIALLY SUPPORT LIFE

They're almost exactly the same mass as the Earth, they are billions of years old, and they're orbiting their star at a distance that...

Penn State Nittany Lions football players visit Children's Hospital in Hershey

PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS FOOTBALL PLAYERS VISIT CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN HERSHEY

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Susquehanna Valley EMS President has three ideas to get more funding for first responders

SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY EMS PRESIDENT HAS THREE IDEAS TO GET MORE FUNDING FOR FIRST RESPONDERS

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There could be a breakthrough in stopping the destructive spotted lanternfly

THERE COULD BE A BREAKTHROUGH IN STOPPING THE DESTRUCTIVE SPOTTED LANTERNFLY

Researchers are looking into whether a fungus may kill the insect.

 
 
 
Strong storms possible Thursday

STRONG STORMS POSSIBLE THURSDAY

Scattered downpours possible Wednesday evening with strong storms possible Thursday afternoon. Find out what to expect in the full...

Numerous animals, some dead, found at home with deplorable conditions, state police say

NUMEROUS ANIMALS, SOME DEAD, FOUND AT HOME WITH DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS, STATE POLICE SAY

Troopers were called to the home in Chester County Tuesday night for a welfare check.

 
 
 
Fatal crash shuts down portion of I-81

FATAL CRASH SHUTS DOWN PORTION OF I-81

State police say a person on a motorcycle was killed in the two-vehicle crash in Hampden Township, Cumberland County.

Pellet or BB gun fired at horse and buggy with people inside, state police say

PELLET OR BB GUN FIRED AT HORSE AND BUGGY WITH PEOPLE INSIDE, STATE POLICE SAY

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Autopsy report: York County Prison inmate was stunned by Taser, restrained in cell before his death

AUTOPSY REPORT: YORK COUNTY PRISON INMATE WAS STUNNED BY TASER, RESTRAINED IN CELL BEFORE HIS DEATH

Corrections officers responded to Everett Palmer Jr.'s cell last year when he was seen striking his head on the door.

How to tell if it's too hot to walk your dog

HOW TO TELL IF IT'S TOO HOT TO WALK YOUR DOG

This 7-second rule shows if it's safe.

 
 
 

YORK POLICE ANNOUNCE THAT THEIR FUN AND FIELD DAY-LIKE OUTREACH PROGRAM HAS BEGUN

The York Police have decided to host a series of neighborhood field days for local children.

Former WH communications director to be questioned by House panel about potential obstruction by Trump

FORMER WH COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR TO BE QUESTIONED BY HOUSE PANEL ABOUT POTENTIAL OBSTRUCTION BY TRUMP

The White House sent the House panel a letter Tuesday evening arguing that Hope Hicks was immune from testifying, citing executive...

 
 
 
Snake was perched on ledge

SNAKE WAS PERCHED ON LEDGE

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A few thunderstorms possible this afternoon/evening

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON/EVENING

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Deputies: Convicted rapist attacks victim again days after being released from jail

DEPUTIES: CONVICTED RAPIST ATTACKS VICTIM AGAIN DAYS AFTER BEING RELEASED FROM JAIL

The man attacked his wheelchair-bound victim again two days after his release, authorities said.

Police search for missing man in Cumberland county

POLICE SEARCH FOR MISSING MAN IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY

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Chances for Scattered Showers & T'Storms Through Early Friday

CHANCES FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS & T'STORMS THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY

WGAL News 8 Storm Team Meteorologist Ethan Huston says a few t'showers are possible through the night with some fog. Scattered showers...

Warwick school board votes to strike down raises for administrators

WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD VOTES TO STRIKE DOWN RAISES FOR ADMINISTRATORS

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Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

UTILITY BLAMED FOR DEADLY, DESTRUCTIVE CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE AGREES TO PAY $1 BILLION TO GOVERNMENTS

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1...

Few Thundershowers This Evening; Flash Flood Watch In Effect

FEW THUNDERSHOWERS THIS EVENING; FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT

WGAL News 8 Storm Team Meteorologist Ethan Huston says widely scattered thundershowers are possible through the evening and into the...

 
 
 



Leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message'

Leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Gen. Hossein Salami said... Read more ...

Nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then driven, AAA research...

Nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then driven, AAA research estimates

In the past month, nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana , then gotten behind the wheel within an hour, a new AAA study estimates. Read more ...

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

The lawyer for David Ortiz says the former Red Sox slugger “is innocent in what happened” to him in the Dominican Republic - and denied rumors that an extramarital affair... Read more ...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing 2-year-old son in stroller

“Our hearts are completely shattered," a family member said. Read more ...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack Pittsburgh church

The man was planning an attack in the name of ISIS, authorities said. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Iran Shoots Down U.S. Spy Drone It Says Was In Its Airspace

Iran Shoots Down U.S. Spy Drone It Says Was In Its Airspace

U.S. officials confirm that a drone was downed by a surface-to-air missile, but over international airspace above the Strait of Hormuz. (Image credit: Handout/U.S. Naval Air... Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...