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Police: Beware Of Those Telephone Call Scams

Police are warning the public about a scam with a bit of a twist. Scammers are calling local residents pretending to be local police and demanding money to clear “charges” against them.

Looking Back: Franklin County’s History on October 12th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 12th.

Weekly Job Roundup: Friday, October 11th, 2019

Our weekly job roundup is a list of 32 full-time jobs, and 1 part-time job was found from October 3rd to October 11th.

Police Log: Warrants, Arrests, Assaults and Drugs

Today’s police log centers on mostly misdemeanor offenses, warrants were issued and arrests were made.

Looking Back: Franklin County’s History on October 11th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 11th.

Maryland Men Accused of Trying to Kill PSP Officers

Two Maryland men are being held in Franklin County Jail without bail on attempted homicide charges.

Looking Back: Franklin County’s History on October 10th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 10th.

Medical Emergency Caused Chambersburg Crash

The driver of a car involved in a crash on Stanley Avenue Wednesday morning suffered from a medical emergency just before the crash, according to Chambersburg police.

Police Release Shooting Suspect’s Photo

Pennsylvania State Police today released a photo of one of the two suspects wanted for questioning in last weekend’s homicide.

Police log: Domestic Violence, Trespassing, Prowling and Harassing

By mid-week, area police were kept busy investigating a variety of crimes.

Looking Back: Franklin County’s History on October 9th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 9th.

Shippensburg Shooting Probably Drug-Related, Suspects Still at Large

Sunday night’s shooting homicide in Shippensburg appears to be drug-related and doesn’t represent an ongoing danger to the community.

Waynesboro Man Found Dead In Greene Township Pond

The death of 53-year-old Michael Dieugenio of Waynesboro last weekend is still under investigation. Police say there was no sign of foul play, however.

Looking Back: Franklin County’s History on October 8th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 8th.

Police Seek Two in Shippensburg Shooting

Shippensburg University canceled classes and activities today in the wake of an off-campus shooting last night that left one man dead and another critically injured.

Police Log: Lock Your Cars to Prevent Theft

Local police are warning residents to keep their vehicles locked when they park and leave, even if they are in their own driveways.

Sean Judge Named PSAC Eastern Division Special Teams Athlete of the...

Shippensburg University redshirt-sophomore Sean Judge was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Special Teams Athlete of the Week on Monday morning by the league office.

Donations Sought for Franklin County First Responders Appreciation Day

The 11/30 Network, Franklin County’s young professional's group, is actively seeking donations from local businesses and community members for the 5th Annual Franklin County First Responders Appreciation Day on December 13.

Looking Back: Franklin County’s History on October 7th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 7th.

Looking Back at Franklin County’s History: It Happened October 6th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 5th.

Looking Back at Franklin County’s History: It Happened on October 5th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 5th.

Hearing Delayed In Traffic Death Case

A hearing in a traffic death case against a Waynesboro woman accused of causing a fatal crash in 2017 was postponed again this week.

Looking Back at Franklin County’s History: It Happened on October 4th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 4.

Police Log: Impersonating a Police Officer, Scams, Drugs

Area police investigated a variety of crimes recently ranging from scams to illegal drug activity.

16 Members of Local ‘Kick up Boys’ Gang Face Drug Charges

Police today arrested 11 members of a local gang accused of distributing a wide variety of illegal drugs. Still at large are five more suspects.

Shippensburg Men Charged in Last Spring’s Drug Overdose Death

Police have active arrest warrants for two men they say contributed to the drug overdose death of Logan Lynch, 22, of Shippensburg, last spring.

Looking Back at Franklin County’s History: It Happened October 3rd

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 3rd.

Police Log: Theft Investigations, Rape Warrant Issued

Police are investigating several thefts and have issued an arrest warrant for an accused rapist in New Oxford, PA.

Looking Back at Franklin County’s History: It Happened on October 2nd

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 2.

Looking Back: It Happened on October 1st

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through the news that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on October 1.

Police Log: Arrest Warrant Issued for Rape Suspect

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted on an arrest warrant in a rape case.

Mont Alto Men’s Basketball Announces 2019-20 Recruiting Class

The Penn State Mont Alto men's basketball team announced that it has added 10 newcomers to the program this fall for the 2019-20 season.

Looking Back: It Happened on September 30th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on September 30th.

New Details Released About Hamilton Township Fire, Fundraiser for Adamson Family

As recently as this morning, Dan and Heather Adamson had a home. All that remains of that two-story house on Fern Lane tonight is a blackened shell.

Sunday Fire Destroys Hamilton Township Home

A fire late Sunday morning destroyed a Hamilton Township home. And left a couple and their three children homeless.

Police Log: Help Needed in Solving Hit and Run and Theft...

Local police are asking for the community’s help in solving several crimes, including some hit and run incidents and a couple of thefts.

Looking Back: It Happened on September 29th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on September 29th.

Looking Back: It Happened on September 28th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on September 28th.

Police Log: Looking for Witnesses, Person of Interest

Local police investigated a pedestrian accident in Chambersburg and are looking for a person of interest and a witness in Waynesboro.

Looking Back: It Happened on September 27th

Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on September 27th.
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