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  1. Could new skate park help Steelton's rebirth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 |

    As host of the first skate park in Dauphin County, Steelton is hoping its use will aid the borough in its economic rebirth. The park, located at Third and Franklin streets, attracted more than 100 people during its "soft" opening Labor Day weekend.


  2. Burglary suspect nearly ran down cop with stolen truck: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 |

    An accused burglar who nearly ran down an officer with a stolen truck, then prompted a police chase that ended in a crash is in Dauphin County Prison on an array of criminal charges. Swatara Township police said Tuesday that Christopher Land, 40, of Beavertown, sped out of the Trevdan Building Supply Co.


  3. Speak up For Unity: No Hate Here, August 20, 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 |

    Becky Boone of Harrisburg, PA, a member of Penbrook United Church of Christ, performs a dance for the of unity for the crowd on Sunday afternoon during the "Speak Up For Unity: No Hate Here" rally at Italian Lake, Harrisburg, PA, August 20, 2017.


  4. PC Vets maintain hold on third in ESTLRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 |

    Four games over seven days are all that remain in Perry County's East Shore Twilight League regular-season schedule. On July 16 in New Bloomfield, Perry County packaged seven hits and seven walks with a splendid complete-game four-hitter by Tregg Liebel to race past Susquehanna Township 9-2.


  5. AG Shapiro takes a small, but welcome, step in the fight against opioids: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 |

    When it comes to fighting the scourge of opioid abuse, an action taken this week by Attorney General Josh Shapiro's office might seem like trying to bail against a rising tide. But Shapiro's announcement that his office will supply 300,000 so-called "drug deactivation and disposal" pouches to 12 Pennsylvania counties that have been hardest hit by this undeniable public health epidemic is a small but important step.


  6. Suspects in Penbrook shooting where man was shot in the head bound to county courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 |

    Cases for Donte Eric Thompson, 21, and Genaro Santel Rivera, 21, will proceed to Dauphin County Court after both men waived preliminary hearings before District Judge James Lenker. They stand accused in the attack and shooting of 20-year-old John Robinson on April 13 at around 2:40 p.m. on the 2900 block of Elm Street.


  7. Former Harrisburg State Hospital grounds moving closer to day when the 'For Sale' signs go upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 |

    This shows the four lots known as the Department of General Services Annex - one of which houses the former Harrisburg State Hospital buildings - that the state no longer needs and is looking to sell. It still maybe a year or two away from the time the 295 acres of excess state-owned property , including land where the former Harrisburg State Hospital sat, is sold but it is now closer than it has ever been.


  8. 2nd suspect in Penbrook shooting turns himself into policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 |

    Genaro Sandell Rivera, 19, of Harrisburg, turned himself into police at 3:30 p.m. today. Police had searched for Rivera in connection to a Penbrook shooting that left a 20-year-old man in critical condition Thursday.


  9. Penbrook man was shot in head during fight over a cell phone, investigators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 |

    A Penbrook man who was shot in the head Thursday afternoon sustained that wound while being pistol-whipped by two men during an argument over a cell phone, court filings in the investigation show. A search warrant application filed by Dauphin County Detective Sergeant Todd Johnson states that police responded to the shooting call in the 2900 block of Elm Street at 2:38 p.m .


  10. One of two suspects in Penbrook shooting surrenders: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 |

    Police in Penbrook said one of the two men wanted in connection with a shooting on Thursday afternoon has surrendered. Genaro Sandell Rivera and Dante Eric Thompson are suspects in a shooting that injured a man on April 13, 2017, in Penbrook.


  11. Police searching for two suspects in Penbrook shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 |

    Borough police said they are searching for Dante Eric Thompson and Genaro Sandell Rivera for a shooting that injured a 20-year-old man along the 2900 block of Elm Street just after 2:30 p.m. Police in Penbrook are searching for Genaro Sandell Rivera and Dante Eric Thompson in connection with a shooting that injured a man on April13. Both Thompson and Rivera are 19-years-old and from Harrisburg, police said.


  12. Young man shot on front porch in PenbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 |

    Police investigate a shooting in the 2900 block of Elm Street in Penbrook. Witnesses said a young man was shot while sitting on the front porch of the home at 2908 Elm Street.


  13. Child rapist who cursed at judge has life prison sentence upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 |

    A child rapist who shouted a curse at the Dauphin County judge who sentenced him to life in prison has failed to convince a state Superior Court panel that his convictions should be overturned. That state court ruling, issued this week, reinforces county President Judge Richards A. Lewis' effort to ensure David Brooks of Penbrook dies behind bars.


  14. 'Hitta in the Squad' gets 1 to 3 years in state prison for illegally carrying, bragging about handgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 |

    A Penbrook man was sentenced on Wednesday for carrying a concealed stolen handgun and bragging publicly on Instagram about possessing and possibly using a one. According to police, Miranda was caught with a stolen handgun in October 2016 by Harrisburg police Detective Nick Licata, who recognized him from an Instagram video posted a few days before.


  15. Harrisburg hardballers 'can't wait' to break in new baseball fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 |

    Jordan Richardson , David Feliciano , and the rest of the Harrisburg Cougars baseball team will soon christen a home to be proud of. Harrisburg's new baseball diamond, merely an idea abandoned by the school district years ago, now stands tall and nearly complete along South 25th Street.


  16. 2 Dauphin County men charged with robbing bank in Mifflin County: PoliceRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 |

    Two Dauphin County men have been charged with robbing a bank in Mifflin County Monday afternoon, according to the Mifflin County Regional Police Department. Layton Sharif, no age given, of the 500 block of Curtain Street in Harrisburg, and Jamal Cooper, 28, of the 100 block of North 28th Street in Penbrook, are currently being held in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility on $1 million bail, according to court records.


  17. The Arc of Dauphin County provides first overnight weekend respite at new centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 |

    After years of planning and months of renovations and construction, The Arc of Dauphin County has officially opened the doors of its new Respite Center to consumers through Sunday. It's located at 2551 Walnut St. in Harrisburg.


  18. 'It's a sad set of circumstances': Man charged in home invasion that left cousin deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 |

    Davaughn Allazay Jackson, of South 28th Street, Penbrook, waived his preliminary hearing Thursday morning before District Judge James Lenker, and now faces court action on charges of robbery, burglary, conspiracy, tampering with evidence and falsely incriminating another person. Jackson and his 16-year-old cousin are accused of breaking into the house in the 2500 block of Walnut Street with a hammer, wearing masks, to steal an Xbox, video games and money, court records say.


  19. Charter school breaks ground in Lower Paxton TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 |

    The 27,000-square-foot facility will be located at 5405 Locust Lane. The school will eventually move from its current location at 51 Banks Street in Penbrook to the new six-acre property.


  20. Men used Facebook ad to steal more than $22,000 from PSECU members: PoliceRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 |

    Two New York City men have been charged with swindling members of the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union out of more than $22,000, according to police in Penbrook. A woman called police on Jan. 9 after she responded to an ad on Facebook asking people if they "wanted to make money," police said.


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