Lancaster police chief: Officer who fatally shot man with knife was in imminent danger, acted appropriately

LANCASTER POLICE CHIEF: OFFICER WHO FATALLY SHOT MAN WITH KNIFE WAS IN IMMINENT DANGER, ACTED APPROPRIATELY

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Smokey Haze and A Bit Warmer

SMOKEY HAZE AND A BIT WARMER

High pressure will give the Susquehanna Valley another cool, fall like night with many spots falling into the 40s. Wednesday will be...

 
 
 
Staffing agencies struggle to fill some job openings

STAFFING AGENCIES STRUGGLE TO FILL SOME JOB OPENINGS

A staffing manager in Carlisle says there are hundreds of open positions, but extended unemployment benefits are keeping some workers...

Lebanon County man charged in vandalism, theft spree

LEBANON COUNTY MAN CHARGED IN VANDALISM, THEFT SPREE

Jon Shanfelder is accused of stealing political signs, as well as damaging and vandalizing structures and vehicles.

 
 
 
Apple unveils new iPads and Apple Watch

APPLE UNVEILS NEW IPADS AND APPLE WATCH

Apple just unveiled new versions of the Apple Watch and iPad, but a new iPhone isn't expected until next month.

US tariffs on China are illegal, says world trade body

US TARIFFS ON CHINA ARE ILLEGAL, SAYS WORLD TRADE BODY

A World Trade Organization panel has ruled that the Trump administration's tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods are illegal.

 
 
 
President Trump presides as Israel, 2 Arab states sign historic pacts

PRESIDENT TRUMP PRESIDES AS ISRAEL, 2 ARAB STATES SIGN HISTORIC PACTS

Hundreds of people amassed outside the White House to witness the signing of agreements between Israel and the United Arab Emirates...

22 people are missing in the West Coast wildfires, but it's too dangerous to search for them

22 PEOPLE ARE MISSING IN THE WEST COAST WILDFIRES, BUT IT'S TOO DANGEROUS TO SEARCH FOR THEM

The mammoth wildfires torching much of three states have already claimed 36 lives.

 
 
 
From paralyzed to walking valedictorian

FROM PARALYZED TO WALKING VALEDICTORIAN

The inspiring story of a high school senior who didn't give up

Gov. Wolf calls on state lawmakers to make changes to improve election procedures

GOV. WOLF CALLS ON STATE LAWMAKERS TO MAKE CHANGES TO IMPROVE ELECTION PROCEDURES

Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing four changes he says will help ensure election results are returned as soon as possible.

 
 
 
FedEx is hiring 70,000 workers to meet holiday season demand

FEDEX IS HIRING 70,000 WORKERS TO MEET HOLIDAY SEASON DEMAND

FedEx is planning to hire 70,000 workers, the company announced on Monday, as it gears up for the 2020 holiday season.

Community gathers at Lancaster church after police fatally shot man

COMMUNITY GATHERS AT LANCASTER CHURCH AFTER POLICE FATALLY SHOT MAN

Community members gathered at the Laurel Street church Monday night.

 
 
 
Police search for missing Cornwall man

POLICE SEARCH FOR MISSING CORNWALL MAN

Police in Cornwall, Lebanon County, are looking for a missing man.

Forecast: Smoke from wildfires will be in upper atmosphere today

FORECAST: SMOKE FROM WILDFIRES WILL BE IN UPPER ATMOSPHERE TODAY

WGAL News 8 Storm Team forecast

 
 
 
'They should have come here to help, not to kill,' says mother of police shooting victim

'THEY SHOULD HAVE COME HERE TO HELP, NOT TO KILL,' SAYS MOTHER OF POLICE SHOOTING VICTIM

The family of a man who was shot and killed by Lancaster police says he was off his medication and not thinking clearly.

Lancaster leaders call for better funding for mental health services following police shooting

LANCASTER LEADERS CALL FOR BETTER FUNDING FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOLLOWING POLICE SHOOTING

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A Bit Of A Fall Feeling

A BIT OF A FALL FEELING

High pressure from Canada will bring a bit of a fall preview for the last full week of summer. We look for mainly sunny days and clear...

University partners with NASA to explore how to grow food in space

UNIVERSITY PARTNERS WITH NASA TO EXPLORE HOW TO GROW FOOD IN SPACE

Astrobotany is the study of plants in space. 🚀🌱

 
 
 
Officials: Worker dies after falling from StarFlyer attraction in Florida

OFFICIALS: WORKER DIES AFTER FALLING FROM STARFLYER ATTRACTION IN FLORIDA

A 21-year-old worker died while performing a routine safety inspection at an Orlando attraction.

Lancaster County organizations hand out spotted lanternfly traps

LANCASTER COUNTY ORGANIZATIONS HAND OUT SPOTTED LANTERNFLY TRAPS

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At town hall, Joe Biden blasts President Trump's virus response as 'criminal'

At town hall, Joe Biden blasts President Trump's virus response as 'criminal'

Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic “criminal” and his... Read more ...

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

WASHINGTON - FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald... Read more ...

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

The judge called the changes “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election. Read more ...

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

EDMONTON, Alberta - Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime to send the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the... Read more ...

‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested, charged in child porn case

‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested, charged in child porn case

FORT WORTH, Texas - “Cheer” star Jerry Harris has been arrested and charged in federal court with the production of child pornography. The 21-year-old cheerleader is accused of... Read more ...

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to hamstring injury

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to hamstring injury

PARIS - U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the French Open because of an injured left hamstring. Osaka joins defending champion Ash Barty in skipping the French... Read more ...

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett tie for top prize at ACMs

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett tie for top prize at ACMs

In a surprise twist that fit an unexpected year of firsts, Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett tied for entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Read more ...

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

A military whistleblower says federal officials sought some unusual crowd control devices to deal with protesters outside the White House on the June day that law enforcement... Read more ...

How to watch NHL Stanley Cup Final 2020: Times, TV channels, previous winners

How to watch NHL Stanley Cup Final 2020: Times, TV channels, previous winners

The grand finale of the 2019-20 NHL season begins Saturday, Sept. 19. Read more ...

White Sox clinch playoff spot for first time since 2008 with 4-3 win over Twins

White Sox clinch playoff spot for first time since 2008 with 4-3 win over Twins

CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox have clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2008 with a 4-3 comeback win against the Twins Thursday afternoon. The Sox and the Twins... Read more ...