Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fifty cents won’t get you a phone call from court

Cell phones long have been barred from the York County courthouse.   Initially, the ban on the public bringing in phones was said to be a security precaution.   I’ve been told that other county courts, which do … Continue reading

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A cops reporter visits the Police Heritage Museum

My boyfriend and I were walking along Market Street during Sunday’s Olde York Street Fair when he suggested we stop in at the Police Heritage Museum. I’d walked by numerous times and heard about it before, but hadn’t taken the … Continue reading

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Coverage of the homicide trial of Brian Hummert

Click here for live courtroom coverage of the retrial of Brian Hummert, accused of killing his wife Charlene in 2004.

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Rebert credits the late Judge “Bud” Blakey with saving his legal career

Recalling the passing this week of former York County Judge Albert “Bud” Blakey, Stan Rebert, former York County District Attorney, focused on Blakey’s legal representation of him when he was called before the state disciplinary board. Rebert had been accused … Continue reading

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Maryland court rules pit bulls are inherently dangerous

While finding Chester Little’s pit bulls were dangerous, Judge Craig T. Trebilcock pointedly declined last month to rule that pit bulls are an inherently dangerous breed. Trebilcock said, despite “too many” stories of pit bulls attacking children, his ruling was limited … Continue reading

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Nice shoes, guy

I’ve got to applaud those York County men who will don feminine footwear next week to sashay, saunter and possibly stumble through the city streets to support a national endeavor to eliminate rape and sexual violence against women and children. … Continue reading

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From “purgatory” to “the land of opportunity”

Severin Fayerman described the sights, sounds and smells of Auschwitz, where he was imprisoned by the Nazis during World War II as “purgatory.” Now 90, Fayerman said he was one of 700 prisoners forced into labor at the infamous death … Continue reading

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