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Live coverage of the Andrew Jae Becker murder trial

Andrew Jae Becker is charged with third-degree murder for what the York County Coroner called 13-month-old Liliana Lunsford’s “suspicious” March 16, 2014 death. Follow live coverage of Becker’s trial at www.yorkblog.com/docket/ or on Twitter @RickLeeYDR or #Becker. York City Police … Continue reading

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Live Coverage of the Robert Carl Yeager Child Rape Trial

Robert Carl Yeager is on trial in York County court for allegedly abducting a 7-year-old neighbor girl through her grandmother’s living room window, taking her to his nearby trailer, raping her and then returning her through the same window. The … Continue reading

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Live Coverage of the Joshua Cochran and Amy Funt child abuse trial

The parents of a 2 1/2-year-old girl are being prosecuted for allegedly seriously injuring her when she was 2-month’s old. Follow live coverage of their trial below. Amy Marie Funt, 29, and Joshua Allen Cochran, 30, reportedly “abruptly and unexpectedly” … Continue reading

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CAPOC plans April walk to end child abuse

The Child Abuse Prevention/Outreach Committee is planning its 6th annual Walk and Family Fun Day to end child abuse. The walk, set at Penn Park at 100 West College Ave. in York, will be 10 a.m. April 12. The 1.2 … Continue reading

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Parents jailed for alleged child abuse

The parents of a 22-month-old girl remain in York County Prison, each in lieu of $100,000 bail, accused of seriously injuring her when she was 2-month’s old. Amy Marie Funt, 29, and Joshua Allen Cochran, 29, reportedly “abruptly and unexpectedly” … Continue reading

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Police: Man charged with breaking 3-year-old boy’s leg

On Friday at York Hospital, a 3-year-old boy told a nurse, “Ben through (sic) me off the bed,” documents state. “Ben” is Benjamin Brian Ladd, 27, of the 2000 block of Honey Valley Road, faces charges of aggravated assault, simple … Continue reading

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Former Spring Garden man deemed to be sexually violent predator.

Jason J. Fritchlee, formerly of Spring Garden Township, was sentenced to 17 to 34 years in state prison and found to be a sexually violent predator for molesting a young girl between March 2011 and August 2012. A jury convicted … Continue reading

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Fistfight lands dad back in jail

Charged with involuntary manslaughter for the November 2011 death of his 2-month-old son, Eric John Clapper is back in York County Prison. Clapper, 33, had been released from custody under supervision in April after the district attorney’s office replaced first- … Continue reading

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Platts makes pitches for local kids causes

I typically don’t write anything about our U.S. Congressman Todd Platts. The reason for that is he is my brother-in-law, youngest brother of my wife, Pam Lee, the prothonotary of York County, who I also can’t write about. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Why Sandusky is entitled to bail

Following former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky’s latest arrest on more sexual child abuse charges, I was being asked, “Why don’t they just keep him in jail?” Chief Deputy Prosecutor Jenn Russell, of the York County District Attorney’s Office, has … Continue reading

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