Can Pa. businesses be mandated to enforce social distancing?

CAN PA. BUSINESSES BE MANDATED TO ENFORCE SOCIAL DISTANCING?

Many WGAL viewers have contacted us with concerns about what they feel is a lack of social distancing at life-sustaining businesses...

PPE requests go unfulfilled in Lancaster County

PPE REQUESTS GO UNFULFILLED IN LANCASTER COUNTY

The Emergency Management agency is trying to make sure hospitals and first responders have personal protective equipment but says there's...

 
 
 
Governor places all of Pennsylvania under stay-at-home order

GOVERNOR PLACES ALL OF PENNSYLVANIA UNDER STAY-AT-HOME ORDER

All 67 counties in Pennsylvania are now under a stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Buildings in Lancaster County being considered for use as alternative care sites

BUILDINGS IN LANCASTER COUNTY BEING CONSIDERED FOR USE AS ALTERNATIVE CARE SITES

No details were given about which sites are under consideration.

 
 
 
Sheetz launches free meal program for children in need

SHEETZ LAUNCHES FREE MEAL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN IN NEED

The meals will be available all day starting April 2 and continue for the next two weeks, while supplies last.

A son used a bucket truck to visit his mother on the third floor of her assisted living home

A SON USED A BUCKET TRUCK TO VISIT HIS MOTHER ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF HER ASSISTED LIVING HOME

"I called her, and I told her to come look out the window - and there I was."

 
 
 
Discover storage space you didn't realize you had

DISCOVER STORAGE SPACE YOU DIDN'T REALIZE YOU HAD

From tension rods to swing-out shelving, here's how to make the most of your space.

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

TOILET PAPER SPILLS ONTO TEXAS HIGHWAY AFTER TRUCK CATCHES FIRE

No, this is not an April Fool's prank. A Texas interstate was closed early Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer carrying a load...

 
 
 
The world's largest coronavirus lockdown is having a dramatic impact on pollution in India

THE WORLD'S LARGEST CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN IS HAVING A DRAMATIC IMPACT ON POLLUTION IN INDIA

Grinding a country of 1.3 billion people to a near halt has provided a temporary remedy to another pressing health issue: suffocating...

Forecast: Another damp and drizzly day

FORECAST: ANOTHER DAMP AND DRIZZLY DAY

WGAL News 8 Storm Team forecast

 
 
 
What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO GET YOUR GOVERNMENT STIMULUS CHECK

Married couples filing joint returns will receive the full payment - $2,400 - if their adjusted gross income, which is what you report...

Company plans to soon start work of disputed Canada-US Keystone XL pipeline

COMPANY PLANS TO SOON START WORK OF DISPUTED CANADA-US KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE

"This important energy infrastructure project is poised to put thousands of people to work... and strengthen the continent's energy...

 
 
 
Lancaster County 911 dispatchers see increase of unnecessary calls related to COVID-19 outbreak

LANCASTER COUNTY 911 DISPATCHERS SEE INCREASE OF UNNECESSARY CALLS RELATED TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK

While there has been a drop in calls for things like car crashes and thefts, dispatchers say there are more complaint calls that aren't...

York County Food Bank opens second location to meet demand

YORK COUNTY FOOD BANK OPENS SECOND LOCATION TO MEET DEMAND

There will be a weekly food distribution at the East York Emergency Food Hub, which is located inside a former Kmart on Haines Road.

 
 
 
33 Pa. counties now under stay-at-home order

33 PA. COUNTIES NOW UNDER STAY-AT-HOME ORDER

Lebanon and Franklin counties have been added to the governor's list of Pennsylvania counties under a stay-at-home order as officials...

Federal officials expected to accelerate testing of coronavirus vaccine

FEDERAL OFFICIALS EXPECTED TO ACCELERATE TESTING OF CORONAVIRUS VACCINE

Doing the work now could shave months off the total development time, officials said.

 
 
 
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400,000 to New York's hardest-hit hospitals

RYAN REYNOLDS AND BLAKE LIVELY DONATE $400,000 TO NEW YORK'S HARDEST-HIT HOSPITALS

It comes two weeks after they donated $1 million to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada.

Cruise ships are still scrambling for safe harbor

CRUISE SHIPS ARE STILL SCRAMBLING FOR SAFE HARBOR

More than a dozen cruise ships remain stranded at sea right now - some with and some without passengers - as ports deny entry and passengers...

 
 
 
Neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins dies from complications of COVID-19

NEUROSURGEON WHO SEPARATED CONJOINED TWINS DIES FROM COMPLICATIONS OF COVID-19

Dr. James T. Goodrich also served as a Marine during the Vietnam War.

'Baking with Lucy': 97-year-old shares recipes on Facebook, gets viewers from all over the world

'BAKING WITH LUCY': 97-YEAR-OLD SHARES RECIPES ON FACEBOOK, GETS VIEWERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

A mother-daughter team has created a virtual cooking show that many are watching while being stuck at home, and it's quickly becoming...

 
 
 



FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk

FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk

Major pharmacies had already pulled the popular heartburn drug and its generic equivalents due to a contaminant. Now the Food and Drug Administration says definitively they... Read more ...

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

The grass-court grand slam was due to begin on June 29, but a decision was made to scrap the event for the first time since World War II. Read more ...

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

She said her diagnosis went undetected because the hospitals where she worked have not been testing staff. Read more ...

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

No, this is not an April Fools' prank. A Texas interstate was closed early Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer carrying a load of toilet paper crashed and caught fire. Read more ...

LIVE: Gov. Beshear gives update on COVID-19 outbreak across Kentucky

LIVE: Gov. Beshear gives update on COVID-19 outbreak across Kentucky

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is expected to give an update on the COVID-19 outbreak across the Bluegrass. Read more ...

FDA Requests Heartburn Drug Zantac To Be Pulled From Market Immediately

FDA Requests Heartburn Drug Zantac To Be Pulled From Market Immediately

The US Food and Drug Administration is requesting that manufacturers pull all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs, known by the brand name Zantac, from the... Read more ...

Target, Trader Joe's and other stores close on Easter Sunday to give...

Target, Trader Joe's and other stores close on Easter Sunday to give employees break

Grocery store workers have been working around the clock to make sure shelves are stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was canceled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

After mounting COVID-19 cases and public pressure, GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis finally took a step he previously said he was waiting for the White House to order. Read more ...

Rangers vet Choo giving $1K each to 191 Texas minor leaguers

Rangers vet Choo giving $1K each to 191 Texas minor leaguers

Rangers veteran Shin-Soo Choo is helping out financially strapped minor league players with the season on hold, giving $1,000 each to 191 of them who are in the Texas organization. Read more ...