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>>Wife Arrested For Allegedly Shooting, Killing Husband In Lancaster County

(Strasburg, PA) -- A woman is being accused of shooting and killing her husband in Lancaster County. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon in a Strasburg shopping center parking lot in the first-block of North Decatur Street. A 27-year-old man was found dead at the scene. Police say the man's wife was later taken into custody after a stand-off at their home in the one-hundred-block of Locust Lane in East Drumore Township. She is facing multiple charges including criminal homicide and firearms not to be carried without a license.

>>One Person Dead After Lancaster County Crash

(Columbia, PA) -- One person is dead after a car accident in Lancaster County. The crash happened yesterday morning on Route four-41 in the one-hundred-block of North Front Street in Columbia Borough. Police say a 37-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene after his car struck a concrete bridge abutment and caught on fire. The cause of the accident is still being investigated.

>>Man Charged For Crash That Killed Passenger In Bethel Township

(Bethel Township, PA) -- A man is now facing charges for being involved in a car accident that killed another man in Bethel Township. The Bethel Township police announced yesterday that Delson Westley Mitchell was taken into custody over the weekend. Mitchell is being accused of driving under the influence before crashing his car on Route 501 last year. The passenger of Mitchell's vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials say he is currently free after posting a one-hundred-thousand-dollar bail.

>>Cumru Township Police Seeking Tips On Hookah Lounge Shooting

(Cumru Township, PA) -- Cumru Township Police are asking the public for help in submitting tips about a deadly shooting at a local hookah lounge. Officials announced yesterday that three surviving victims of the shooting that took place at the Diamonds Lounge on East Wyomissing Avenue earlier this month are not cooperating with the investigation. There is now a ten-thousand-dollar reward being offered for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with any information on the February 5th shooting is being asked to contact Crime Alert Berks County.

>>Demolition Begins For Collapsing Building In Mount Penn

(Mount Penn, PA) -- A building that recently collapsed in Mount Penn is now being picked up by demolition teams. The process began yesterday when crews started tearing down the remains of the building located in the 23-hundred-block of Grant Street. Authorities say the building collapsed due to heavy snow that built up on its roof from the recent winter storms.


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