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Police Log: Waynesboro Summary, Other Arrests Reported

The following arrests were reported today by Waynesboro Police Department.

Chambersburg Man Charged in Shippensburg Kidnapping

A Chambersburg man is in Cumberland County Prison today on kidnapping charges.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 23rd

County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on August 23rd.

Message of Hope, Color Purple Dominate National Recovery Month

September brings a message of hope for those in the community struggling with substance abuse addictions.

CASD Celebrates Students as New School Year Starts

Local schools and students celebrated the first day of the 2019-20 school year in a very special way Thursday.

Elder Street Construction Starts Tomorrow

The second phase of the Elder Street Improvements Project continues tomorrow when contractors start reconstructing Elder Street. .

Looking Back: It Happened on August 22nd

County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on August 22nd.

Exchange Club gives $5k to NETwork Ministries

Ben Raber, executive director of NETwork Ministries, has accepted a $5,000 grant from Heather Masgalas, president of the Exchange Club of Chambersburg.

Police log: Something Lost, Something Found

Chambersburg Police Department often doubles as a community lost and found office.

Looking Back: It Happened On August 21

County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on August 21st.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 20th

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 August 20th.

Police log: Aug 19 – Chief Sets Town Hall Meeting With...

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Chief Ron Camacho will host a town hall-style meeting at 6 p.m. at the Chambersburg Recreation Center, 235 S. Third Street.

Man Wanted on Felony Warrant Now in Custody

A Waynesboro man wanted on a felony warrant in connection with an early morning strong-arm robbery last week turned himself into police Sunday.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 19th

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 August 19th.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 18th

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 August 18th.

Police Log: Waynesboro Runaway Located, Safe and Sound

Police reports include news that a runaway teen has been found safe, and a report of an arrest for resisting arrest and punching a police officer.

One Arrested in Early Morning Robbery, Another Suspect Sought

A Waynesboro teen is in custody in connection with an early morning robbery today. Police have an arrest warrant for a second man.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 17th

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 August 17th.

Crash Closes I-81 Friday Afternoon

CHAMBERSBURG (Aug. 16, 2018) — Interstate 81 was shut down for several hours Friday afternoon near the Walker exit after a truck...

Looking Back: It Happened on August 16th

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 August 16th.

Police Log and Court Briefs: August 15th, 2019

Area police are investigating a variety of incidents, including the case of a missing man with health problems.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 15th

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 August 15th.

Pete Mazzone: Stepping Outside the Comfort Zone

Pete Mazzone doesn’t shy away from a challenge. In fact, the Chambersburg artist welcomes opportunities to step outside of the familiar and comfortable.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 14th

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 August 14th.

Arrests Made in Shippensburg Armed Robbery

Four people have been arrested in connection with a robbery on East King Street last week.

Police Log: Aug 13th – Runaway, Stolen Bike, Found Wallet

Area law enforcement agencies are looking for a runaway, investigating the theft of a bike and other crimes this week.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 13th

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 August 13th.

Child Injured in Pedestrian Accident

A seven-year-old child was airlifted to Hershey Medical Center last night following a pedestrian accident in a Wayne Avenue motel parking lot.

Missing Person: Vaughn Grams Disappeared on Aug 10th.

Police in Waynesboro are looking for information about a man who went missing over the weekend.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 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 August 12th.

Police and Fire Log for August 11th, 2019

Fire and police incidents over the weekend included fights, fires and accidents.

Adams County Fugitive Octavian Perez Captured in Virginia

Fugitive Octavian Perez was taken into custody at noon today in Virginia, according to police.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 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 August 11th.

Fire Department, Red Cross Team up in Smoke Alarm Blitz

An important part of Chambersburg Fire Department’s job is the prevention of fires, according to CFD Chief Dustin Ulrich.

Looking Back It Happened on August 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 August 10th.

Court Hearing Set for Man Who Tried to Commit Suicide During...

A local man who tried to commit suicide by stabbing himself when Chambersburg police came to his house to arrest him last month will have a preliminary hearing next week.

Police Log: Vehicle Crashes, DUIs, High Speed Chase

Police agencies across the county investigated vehicle crashes and criminal incidents ranging from DUIs and high speed chases to child abuse this week.

Looking Back: It Happened on August 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 Aug. 9.

CAT Expands Bus Service in Shippensburg

Capital Area Transit (CAT) expands it’s bus service in Shippensburg next week to three lines.

Assistant Director of Radiology Retires, Staff Gives Him a Big Send-Off

William Chua, Assistant Director of Diagnostic Imaging at WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital retired last month after 38 years of service. The radiology staff at WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital threw a party for their boss William Chua when he retired recently.
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