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Live Coverage of the Christopher Lee Schwenk Jr. Murder Trial

UPDATE: A jury convicted Christopher Lee Schwenk Jr. Of third-degree murder on July 27, 2015. While two men were arguing in the 200 block of South Queen Street at East Hope Avenue on Nov. 6, 2013, Monique Nixon walked by shortly after 3 … Continue reading

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The Jermaine Taylor murder trial

Jermaine Stanford Taylor is charged with first- and third-degree murder for the Feb. 16, 2014 beating death of Billie Jo Bratton. Follow live coverage of his jury trial in the York County Judicial Center below or YDR911at or on Twitter … Continue reading

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Live coverage of the Joseph Fitzpatrick first-degree murder trial

UPDATE: Judge Richard K. Renn acquitted Joseph Fitzpatrick III on Sept. 1 citing a lack of evidence to support a conviction. The commonwealth immediately filed an appeal to the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Defense attorney Chris Ferro filed a request for … Continue reading

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Carroll Township Police swears in new officer

  Laura Solomon is Carroll Township Police’s newest officer, according to its Facebook page. Solomon will work part-time, according to the department.        

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Live Coverage of the Carlos Ramos-Diaz Murder Trial

A fistfight between two men at a York party on Dec. 30, 2013, led to the shooting death of 19-year-old Carlos Ramos-Diaz, according to York City Police. Now, Ruben Delvalles-Vincente, 30, is on trial in York County Common Pleas Court … 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 Matthew Diehl/Rodney Miller Trial

Matthew Scott Diehl is on trial for third-degree murder, homicide by vehicle while DUI , hit and run and underlying offenses for the April 27, 2013 death of Loganville Fire Chief Rodney Paul Miller. Follow live coverage of the York … Continue reading

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Live Coverage of the Timothy Jacoby Capital Murder Trial

UPDATE: A York County jury convicted Timothy Jacoby of first-degree murder and gave him the death sentence. Jacoby also was convicted of burglary, robbery and tampering with evidence and was sentenced to 7 1/2 to 15 years. The case currently is … 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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On the digital beat, York County cops embrace social media

Note: This post is the first in a series of articles focusing on cops in York using social media. Information is power, says Carroll Township Police Department spokesman David Smith. And the quicker that information can get out to the … Continue reading

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