November 18, 2012
Vehicle used to ram gate at Wilson College CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A vehicle was used to ram a metal gate to the soccer and softball fields at Wilson College Sunday morning, according to Pennsylvania State Police. It appears a vehicle was used to repeatedly ram the gate on Philadelphia Avenue until the gate broke from its hinges, state police said. The incident occurred between 3:40 and 7 a.m., state police said. Anyone with information about the incident may call state police at 717-264-5161.
August 26, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an armed robbery Thursday night at Choice Cigarette Discount Outlet at 975 Lincoln Way West. On Thursday about 10 p.m., a man entered the store and pointed a handgun at the lone employee inside, demanding money, police said. After getting the money, the man fled the store, police said. The employee described the robber as a white male, about 5 feet 8 inches tall with a slim build, wearing dark pants, white sneakers and a dark gray or black pullover hooded sweat shirt, police said.
May 14, 2006
HUSTONTOWN, Pa. - Fire officials are investigating the cause of a blaze that destroyed two Fulton County businesses early Thursday, according to a press release from Pennsylvania State Police. Old West Family Restaurant and Tice's Country General Store, both at 7611 Waterfall Road in Taylor Township, were destroyed in the fire, according to the release. The Hustontown Fire Department, with the assistance of 12 other agencies, responded to the fire about 3 a.m., according to the department.
September 10, 2012
A Poolesville, Md., man was flown to the hospital after he crashed his motorcycle Sunday morning on U.S. 30 in Ayr Township, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police said. Daniel L. Galloway, 59, was taken to Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, according to a news release from Pennsylvania State Police. A hospital spokeswoman said Monday that Galloway was not listed as a patient. Troopers said Galloway was riding a 1999 Yamaha west on U.S. 30 at about 11 a.m. Sunday when the motorcycle left the roadway and slid in some loose gravel.
March 9, 2009
WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - A runaway teenager who had been missing since Tuesday was in Pennsylvania State Police custody on Sunday night, troopers in Fulton County said. Brieanne Rank, 13, appeared on foot, unaccompanied and apparently unharmed, at the Hancock Fire & Rescue Co. at about 8:45 a.m., Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. Rank did not return home from Southern Fulton High School on Tuesday, police said. On Saturday night, officers from the Hancock Police Department, Morgan County (W.Va.
February 19, 2012
A former Berkeley County Sheriff's Department deputy was killed Saturday after his marked Monongalia County Sheriff's Department sport utility vehicle was struck by a suspect's vehicle during a police pursuit that started in West Virginia and ended in Pennsylvania, according to Pennsylvania and West Virginia authorities. Sgt. Michael Todd May, 41, was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va., where he was pronounced dead, according to a Pennsylvania State Police news release.