Month: June 2018

LGBTQ March, Pride Flag Raising Ceremony at Lancaster City Hall

Monday at 4 p.m., Lancaster officials are scheduled to raise a Pride flag at City Hall to celebrate members of the LGBTQ community.
The ceremony will be followed by a march to TellUs360. 

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Philly DA Krasner withdraws felony charges against masked flag burner at LGBT Pride Parade

Segin, a transgender woman, burned an American flag with a thin blue line through it at 12th and Locust streets during Sunday’s event for the city’s LGBTQ community.
Krasner said an investigation revealed she tried to pour accelerant on the flag in order to light it on fire as road flares went off from her backpack.

Children jump from window in house fire that claims life of grandmother in Uptown Harrisburg

Two men saved three kids hanging out of the window on the top floor of the burning house. The grandmother was not able to escape.
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For The First Time, Party City Is Offering Supplies To Celebrate Ramadan’s End

As Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr Friday, they are getting a helping hand from the party supply store Party City. The company says it has become the first national retail chain in the U.S. to offer a range of decorations for the holiday.

Report: 61 New Jersey Beaches With Unsafe Levels of Fecal Bacteria

Testing data released by the state of New Jersey found that fecal bacteria counts at 61 ocean, bay, and river beaches along the Jersey Shore spiked to unsafe levels.

100 mph DUI car chase from Steelton to Harrisburg

The chase started during an attempted traffic stop near Second and Pine streets, Steelton police said.
“The vehicle did flee from police into the city of Harrisburg at over 100 mph.”

Iran Admits To Facilitating 9/11 Attacks

Mohammad-Javad Larijani, an international affairs assistant in the Iran’s judiciary, disclosed in Farsi-language remarks broadcast on Iran’s state-controlled television that Iranian intelligence officials secretly helped provide the al Qaeda attackers with passage and gave them refuge in the Islamic Republic, according to an English translation published by Al Arabiya.

Socialism Overrules Private Property in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Police Department on Friday announced a new policy on how to confront people accused of trespassing on private property, two months after coming under fire for arresting two black men waiting for a colleague at a Starbucks.

Trump supports legislation easing US ban on pot

President Donald Trump says he’s inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana.