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Harrisburg man accused of selling drugs from neighborhood bar

A Harrisburg man was arrested Thursday after police said he was selling crack cocaine from a neighborhood bar where he worked.

Thomas Tumor, 39, is charged with possession with intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia. 79 more words


Man, 25, accused of shooting at probation officers in Harrisburg

Authorities arrested a man Wednesday who they say fired shots at probation officers while  in the 1400 block of Vernon Street in Harrisburg.

Franklyn Tavares-Gonzalez, 25, of Harrisburg, is charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and firing a weapon in the city. 67 more words


Harrisburg Treasurer John Campbell announces resignation

Harrisburg Treasurer John Campbell turned himself in to authorities today on charges of stealing from a charity. Campbell issued the following statement:

In light of the recent charges filed against… 308 more words


Detroit Preps for Historic Trial, Puerto Rico opts for power over bondholders, and Pennsylvania's capitol city watches its purse.

             August 28, 2014

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Drip. Yesterday’s Michigan Finance Authority sale of some $1.8 billion in municipal revenue bonds on behalf of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to finance the purchase of debt from investors attracted orders from about 64 institutional buyers, including many who participated in the department’s tender offer program, according to the Detroit Water & Sewerage Department (DWSD), netting the Motor City an estimated $249 million of interest rate savings over the life of the bonds. 1,792 more words


Suspect fires shots at probation officers in Harrisburg

A person opened fire on probation officers who were in the Allison Hill section of Harrisburg on Wednesday night, police said.

The incident began around 9 p.m. 94 more words


Recurring Feature: Harrisburg & Vanity Plates - Sweet 16.

As we approach this grand farewell to summer, this celebration of all thing proletarian, AND THE START OF FOOTBALL SEASON, there will be a lot of people travelling across this fair, God-kissed (but not French-style, you pervs!) land of ours.*  Pennsylvania will be no exception, of course, so keep your peepers peeled for vanity’s that’s four-wheeled!   178 more words


Family and friends pack Harrisburg church to remember Malik Stern-Jones

Friends and family packed a Harrisburg church Tuesday to remember 18-year-old Malik Stern-Jones. Stern-Jones was shot to death a week ago near the city’s Hall Manor housing complex. 208 more words