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Live Coverage of Gregory Allen Hess’ Bail Hearing

Accused twice of trying to hire a hit man to kill someone, Gregory Allen Hess has a bail hearing today. The first person Hess, 46, allegedly wanted killed was his estranged wife’s boyfriend. The hired hit man in that attempt … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Affirms New Trial in 2005 Murder Case

It appears Ian C. Brenner will be returning to York County for a re-trial of his 2005 murder case. Brenner, now 32, was convicted in 2006 of shooting and killing Anna Witter, 46, an innocent bystander, as he tried to … Continue reading

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Live Coverage Of The Antonio JOHNSON murder trial

Antonio Johnson is accused of shooting and killing Rudolph Mendoza IV while they were ambushing rivals on Sept. 18, 2011. Mendoza was shot in the neck when he got between their targets and Johnson’s gun.

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Live coverage of the Antonio WORMLEY murder trial

Antonio Wormley, 19, is accused of the 6/21/12 shooting death of Kyle Westry, 21, in the 200 block of W. Princess St. in York. Westry, Wormley and two others had confronted Wajh Jamison over a previous shooting of another person … Continue reading

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Brackbill arraigned on murder charges

 Bryan Wayne “Big Country” Brackbill Jr. was formally arraigned on Tuesday, Aug. 27, for the murder of Sandra Mulder.   Mulder’s decomposing body was found June 2 by family and friends, her legs and hands bound by pink … 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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Fawn Grove home invasion headed to trial

Immediately after a masked gunman shot her husband inside their Fawn Grove residence, Connie Cooper reached into her home office, grabbed a stapler and threw it at the intruder’s head. “I wished it had been an axe,” she said. Cooper … Continue reading

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Red Bull in evidence at vehicular homicide trial 

Inside the cab and in the bed of Justin Klingensmith’s wrecked Ford F-150 were a number of empty Red Bull and Mountain Dew containers. During Klingensmith’s two-day vehicular homicide trial in York County court, the attorneys debated the purpose of … Continue reading

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End Zone killers claim new evidence

 Attorneys for two men serving life sentences for the June 7, 2002 murder of Deena Faye Cunningham have filed petitions for a new trial alleging there is a witness who says another man has confessed to the crime.  … Continue reading

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In tepid water with the state police

A recent headline topping one of my stories read: Trooper admits lying to rape suspect. My boss got a call from Lt. Fred Hess, station commander for the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Loganville. He wasn’t happy, she said. During … Continue reading

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