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Past articles by Taylor:

State Senator wants mandatory death sentence proposal for murder of a police officer

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Pennsylvania State Senator wants to be only one outcome for someone convicted of murdering a police officer. Sen. Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) plans to introduce a bill that would make the death penalty mandatory for any adult convicted of murdering a police officer. His litter to colleagues came just days after a […] → Read More

Dauphin County expected to approve volunteer first responder tax credit

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Dauphin County commissioners are set to approve a tax credit for volunteer emergency first responders. Dauphin County Commissioner Mike Pries says this is a way to say thank you to the people who volunteer their time protecting the community. Cumberland County did this last year, now Dauphin County wants to […] → Read More

What’s Going Around: Flu, strep throat, COVID-19

(WHTM) — Flu, strep throat, COVID-19 — here’s what’s sending kids to Midstate doctors’ offices this week. Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians Roseville Pediatrics is seeing a lot of fevers and cases of the flu, strep throat, a high number of ear infections — often a result of back-to-back viral illnesses — and a […] → Read More

Bills to prevent, track overdoses head to Gov. Wolf

Two bills aimed at preventing and tracking deadly overdoses are on their way to the governor’s desk. → Read More

Victim identified in fatal Harrisburg crash; second vehicle occupants fled

Police are on the scene and continue investigating a crash that occurred early Thursday morning in the city of Harrisburg. The coroner was also called to the scene of the accident in the area of N. 17th and Regina Streets. → Read More

Missing 12-year-old boy found dead in New Freedom Borough camp pool

The York County Coroner’s Office announced early Thursday morning a 12-year-old boy was found dead in New Freedom Borough, hours after he had been reported missing. → Read More

Pennsylvania lawmakers advance bill for earlier presidential primary

A bill that would move Pennsylvania’s presidential primaries up the political calendar advanced forward through a divided House State Government Committee on Wednesday. → Read More

Harrisburg School District making changes to 5th grade

Starting in 2023, fifth-grade students will be moved from the middle school back to the elementary school. The district says this move has been in the works since the fall after it noticed a negative decline from fourth to fifth grade in academic and behavioral data. → Read More

Got milk? Pennsylvania lawmakers, farmers push for whole milk in school cafeterias

(WHTM) — Pennsylvania state lawmakers are making a push to serve whole milk in school cafeterias on Wednesday. They say it would also support Pennsylvania Dairy farmers. Under federal regulations, schools can only serve 1% or skim milk in schools, and supporters of the bill say, since then, milk consumption has been trending down. That […] → Read More

HACC faculty will rally for another push to form a union

Harrisburg Area Community College faculty are planning to make another push to form a union. → Read More

Arrest made in Camp Hill Borough shooting case; first shooting in 25 years

Camp Hill Borough Police announced an arrest in a shooting at Christian Seibert Memorial Park in June. According to police, Edwin Sosa-Jimenez of Harrisburg was arrested in connection to the shooting. Sosa-Jimenez allegedly followed Luis Rodriquez from Harrisburg to the Camp Hill pool. → Read More

Focus on mental health is crucial as many Midstate students face anxiety

As many students prepare to return to the classroom full-time, experts say the focus on mental health is critical. "Multiple teenagers have had concerns about both being at home but also the anticipation of going back to school and having another change in their lives," Dr. Deborah Raubenstine, a pediatrician at Carlisle Pediatric Associates said. → Read More

York City leaders address plans for change after a violent several months

York City leaders held a press conference on Thursday to address the recent violence in the city. For Tonya Larry, the most recent shooting in the city hits home. Her nephew was injured in the shooting on Albemarle Street Tuesday night. → Read More

Department of Labor & Industry irons out issues after the first day of the new unemployment system

It's day two under Pennsylvania's brand new unemployment system, but day one included some issues. The Department of Labor and Industry says these issues were to be expected when dealing with a large IT launch. Officials say although there were glitches, nothing was major. → Read More

Lawmakers and supporters continue the call for change on the anniversary of George Floyd’s death

Across the country and right here in the Midstate, people are renewing calls for action in memory of George Floyd. "I wish we were not here today because I wish that this time last year, before nine minutes elapsed of a murder, that we all had to witness, had never occurred," Pennsylvania Representative Joanne McClinton said. → Read More

Advocacy group finds racial imbalance in Lancaster County cash bail

An advocacy group released a report saying they found inconsistencies when bail is set in Lancaster County. → Read More

Pennsylvania inches closer to goal with 50% adults fully vaccinated

(WHTM)- Earlier today, Thursday, the Department of Health said 50% of Pennsylvanians 18 and older are now fully vaccinated. “In the requisite three to four week period, we are likely going to be very close to meeting that 70 percent goal,” said Alison Beam, Acting Secretary of the Department of Health. When that 70% goal […] → Read More

Vaccine clinic scheduled for Northern Dauphin County residents

For some rural parts of Pennsylvania, vaccine appointments can be hard to find without having to take a long drive. "Up around here in this area, there are very few places that offer and very limited when they can get in," said Steven Sands, Executive Director of The Valley Lighthouse. → Read More

250 Pfizer doses available at one-day clinic in northern Dauphin County

A COVID-19 vaccination clinic is opening up in northern Dauphin County. About 250 Pfizer first doses will be available to those 16 and older at The Valley Lighthouse, 105 Main Street, Lykens. → Read More

Pandemic puts more stress on nursing shortage

National Nurses Week starts Thursday and ends May 12. → Read More