>>Lebanon Man Recovering After Being Struck By Hatchet
(Lebanon, PA) -- A man from Lebanon is recovering after being struck by a hatchet during a fight. It happened Saturday morning on the 900-block of Cumberland Street. Two men reportedly tried to take a bottle of booze from a business when the suspect hit one in the head with the bottle. That’s when the second man got a tire iron to respond and was hit with the hatchet by the suspect. The victim struck by the hatchet is being treated with a serious injury at the hospital. There’s no word on the suspect nor victims’ identities.
>>PA’s COVID-19 Case Count Rises By 786 Sunday
(Harrisburg, PA) -- Pennsylvania Health officials are adding 786 new COVID-19 cases to Commonwealth’s overall total. That brings PA to 101,072 confirmed or probable cases since the start of the pandemic. Sunday’s announcement also added eight more deaths related to coronavirus complications Sunday, with the statewide death toll rising to 7,015.
>>Parents Of Teen Who Shot, Killed Younger Brother Being Charged
(Waynesboro, PA) -- Police in Franklin County are charging the parents of a 13-year-old who shot and killed his nine-year-old brother earlier this month. Mark and Stacey Snyder are facing felony child endangerment charges after leaving loaded guns in their home unsupervised, according to police. Brayden Wright shot and killed his nine-year-old brother after becoming frustrated while playing cops and robbers. Brayden is being held in Franklin County Jail without bail. The family had five children between the ages of seven and 13.
>>West Shore School District To Start School Year Online
(New Cumberland, PA) -- Administrators with West Shore School District say they are going to start their school year online. In an announcement Friday, district officials said they plan on phasing in in-person classes during September. Their new Rossmoyne Elementary School will not open this fall due to construction delays blamed on the coronavirus pandemic.
>>Work Continues On I-283 Ramp Reconstruction Project
(Lower Swatara Twp., PA) -- Work continues today on a ramp reconstruction project on I-283 in Dauphin County. Today, crews were close the I-283 southbound ramp to Route 283 east and the eastbound ramp to I-283 north in Lower Swatara Township. Over the weekend, crews closed several other ramps at that interchange for reconstruction and repair nightly.
>>Man Accused Of Spreading Child Pornography Through Social Media
(East Earl, PA) -- A man accused of spreading child pornography through social media is now behind bars in Lancaster County. Prosecutors say Kenneth Schmidt had hundreds of images and videos of child pornography before East Earl Township police were tipped off on June 4th by the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children. He was arrested Thursday and is in Lancaster County Prison on $75,000 bail.
>>Protesters Disagree With District Attorney's Decision To Not Charge Officers
(Allentown, PA) -- Protesters are demanding an external investigation be conducted by the Attorney General after the District Attorney decided to not press charges on Allentown police. The founder of Black Lives Matter Lehigh Valley says it's clear that the district attorney is not for the city of Allentown and does not support nor represent the community. The DA on Friday, said the Allentown police officers involved in the restraint of a man that gained national attention did not place their knee on the man's neck but on his head, and that it was necessary. Protesters are being backed by the Black Congressional Caucus, who say the officers should be punished for their use of what they call a banned chokehold.
>>'Nazis Fear Our Love' Event Held In Response To Neo-Nazi Rally
(Williamsport, PA) -- People in Williamsport are coming together as they held a 'Nazis Fear Our Love' event yesterday in response to the neo-Nazi rally that was supposed to take place Saturday. Over 50 people attended the non-violent gathering. The neo-Nazi rally was originally planned to be held on Saturday, but their event permit was denied by the City of Williamsport. Among the activities from the gathering was a memorial for Representative John Lewis, who passed away on July 17th.
>>'Rosie The Riveter' Returns
(Levittown, PA) -- Rosie the Riveter is back to producing goods for her country in a time of need yet again. Mae Krier, who was one of the World War Two "Rosie the Riveters," is making masks amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 94-year-old Pennsylvania resident told ABC News as long as just one of her masks saves one life she has done her job. She believes she has made hundreds of masks so far.