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    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — Authorities on Sunday were investigating the circumstances surrounding a death in Lancaster. The incident was reported around 8 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of 240th Street East and Avenue N. It was there that homicide investigators responded, and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. No information has been released, but the incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident was asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.
    A  Pennsylvania man who was arrested in connection with the disappearance of a young Amish woman sent his brother more than a dozen text and image messages within a two-hour period on the same day – and just shortly after – she was last seen, according to reports. Justo Smoker allegedly texted his brother, Victor, messages and images 15 times from roughly 1 p.m. – just twenty minutes after 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos was last seen – to approximately 3 p.m. on June 21, East Lampeter Township police Detective Chris Jones wrote in a search warrant application obtained by Lancaster Online. MISSING AMISH TEEN WAS DISTANT RELATIVE OF MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH DISAPPEARANCE Justo Smoker (East Lampeter Township Police Department) ...
    Judges dramatically reduced bail amounts as high as $1 million Thursday that had been set this week for several people accused of crimes during unrest in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, that included protests and vandalism to public buildings. Bail for nine of 13 defendants was lowered, in several cases so they will not have to put up any money to be released, LNP reported. Bail for two defendants was reduced from $1 million to $50,000 unsecured, clearing the way for their release pending trial. Three other defendants received a $50,000 unsecured bail, allowing them to leave jail without putting up cash, but they are required to remain on house arrest until trial.  Taylor Enterline, 20, and Kathryn Patterson, 20, both had...
    LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Judges dramatically reduced bail amounts as high as $1 million Thursday that had been set this week for several people accused of crimes during unrest in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, that included protests and vandalism to public buildings. Bail for nine of 13 defendants was lowered, in several cases so they will not have to put up any money to be released, LNP reported. Bail for two defendants was reduced from $1 million to $50,000 unsecured, clearing the way for their release pending trial, the news organization reported. In other cases, defendants will still need to post bail of $25,000-$100,000, which means they may have to come up with a portion of it in cash to pay the...
    Supporters are fuming over the plight of Lee Alexander Wise, one of the 13 individuals arrested as a result of the lawless protests in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on Sunday night. Organizers of a fundraiser claim that Wise, a supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement, is a transgender woman who is being “punished unfairly in a myriad of ways” — including by being housed in a male section of the prison. Wise, who police identified as male, was one of 13 arrested as a result of the violent protests that erupted in Lancaster Sunday night. Protesters took to the streets following the fatal police-involved shooting of Ricardo Munoz, 27. Video shows Munoz chasing an officer with a knife prior to the shooting....
    This was shaping up to be another week of rioting and chaos in an American city. It was Lancaster, Pennsylvania this time, home to Amish villages, cornfields, and other rural attractions. Rioters descended on the town on Sunday night, pillaging, looting, burning, and doing all of the other things we have come to expect, in response to the police shooting of a man who was chasing after an officer while wielding a knife. But then something we have not come to expect: almost as soon as it had started, the rioting stopped. The next night of protests was small and for the most part peaceful (really peaceful, not “peaceful” in the way the media has come to use the word)....
    The president of Lancaster’s Franklin & Marshall College, Barbara Altmann, promoted a GoFundMe to raise money for a student and sorority girl who was one of 13 arrested as a result of the riots in Lancaster Sunday night into Monday morning. Authorities arrested thirteen individuals, including one juvenile, as a result of the riots in Lancaster that occurred Sunday night into early Monday morning — riots that were spurred by the fatal police-involved shooting of 27-year-old Ricardo Munoz, who wielded a knife as he chased an officer. Kathryn Patterson, 20, was among the arrestees. She faces charges of arson, institutional vandalism, riot, failure to disperse, obstructing highways and other public passages, disorderly conduct, and defiant trespass, according to the Lancaster Bureau...
    DONALD Trump Jr. claimed protests over the death of a black man who wielded a knife before being shot by police have "nothing to do with social justice." In a tweet on Tuesday night, Trump Jr. questioned whether there was any social justice in the riots happening in Lancaster, Pennsylvannia. 3Trump Jr. claimed protests in Lancaster have "nothing to do with social justice"Credit: AFP or licensors "It’s social justice to riot after cops shoot a man who has in the past stabbed multiple people and then tries to stab them," he wrote. "Ok got it. You guys are really losing me, I’m starting to think this has nothing to do with social justice?" The protests erupted on Sunday when...
    Thirteen protesters who were arrested during clashes with police in Pennsylvania at the weekend remain behind bars after a judge slapped the majority of them with bonds of $1 million each.  Police say the protesters, who range from 16 to 43 years of age, were arrested for rioting in Lancaster in the early hours of Monday morning after the police shooting of a knife-wielding man sparked protests.   The 13 protesters remained behind bars on Tuesday with bail for seven of them set at $1 million each.       Authorities said the protests following Ricardo Munoz's fatal shooting degenerated into rioting that damaged Lancaster's police headquarters and produced an arson fire that blocked a downtown intersection.   Kathryn Patterson (left) and Lee Wise (right) were...
    A Pennsylvania judge threw ye olde book at nine fine people charged in connection to riots in Lancaster over the weekend — and alas none of them could scare up the cash to post bail, which was set for each at $1 million, the New York Post reported. Where, oh, where is Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler — and the get-out-of-jail-with-no-bail policy that rioters in his city love — when you need him? What are the details? Riots broke out Sunday over the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man by police. It was the usual M.O. A mob marched to the police station and threw glass bottles, rocks, bricks, gallon jugs filled with liquid, and plastic road...
    The bail for people arrested in relation to the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, rioting Sunday evening is set at $1,000,000, according to the Lancaster Bureau of Police. Rioting began Sunday evening in Lancaster after police fatally shot Ricardo Munoz while responding to a domestic incident. Body camera footage released by the department shows Munoz bursting out of a home with a knife and chasing an officer before being shot. Several buildings sustained damage and rioters threw “water bottles, glass bottles, rocks, bricks, gallon jugs liquid and parts of plastic road barricades at Officers,” police said. Officers deployed tear gas and several arrests were made both Sunday and Monday in connection with the rioting, with bail set at $1,000,000. Some people arrested have not...
    Protesters remained peaceful in Lancaster, Pennsylvania last night after it was revealed that Ricardo Munoz - the man whose death they were demonstrating against - had previously stabbed four people.   A small group of protesters could be seen gathered in Lancaster last night, holding 'Defund the Police' and 'Black Lives Matter' banners, but their numbers had dwindled since the previous day.  Also in attendance were counter-protesters dressed in army fatigues, who told a DailyMail.com photographer they were there to support the police.   The quiet night comes after it was revealed that 27-year-old Munoz - who was shot dead by police on Sunday - was awaiting trial for stabbing and seriously injuring four people.   People attend protests in Lancaster, Pennsylvania,...
    Police in Lancaster, Pa., arrested eight people early Monday on charges tied to the unrest that erupted following the fatal police shooting of Ricardo Munoz. Police said officers responded to the scene after a report of a domestic disturbance. The county's district attorney said bodycam video showed Munoz, 27, attacking an officer with a knife and was shot multiple times. VideoThe fatal shooting prompted more than 100 protesters to descend on the streets outside the police station. Demonstrators threw various items at officers and caused damage to the building, a parked vehicle and a nearby post office, according to authorities. Black Lives Matter protesters block West Chestnut Street at North Prince Street near the Lancaster city police station on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. Blaine...
    (CNN)Eight people were arrested during protests in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on Monday, a day after a Lancaster police officer shot and killed a 27-year-old man while responding to a call.The Lancaster County District Attorney's Office, which is investigating the police shooting, said that officers responded on Sunday to a "reported domestic disturbance involving a person with a knife."Lancaster Police said in a news release that a 911 caller had reported that her brother was becoming aggressive with his mother and attempting to break into her house. Body camera footage shows a family member at the door when the first officer arrives at the scene. The woman soon steps outside and a man, identified by authorities as Ricardo Munoz, runs out of...
    A man runs behind a police officer before being shot in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S., in this still image taken from a body camera footage on September 13, 2020. Lancaster City Police Department via Reuters Protests erupted in Lancaster Pennsylvania after a local police officer shot a man several times when responding to a domestic 911 call on Sunday.  The Lancaster City Bureau of Police released the bodycam footage  of the incident and said an officer shot at 27-year-old, Ricardo Munoz because he "had a knife in his right hand as he was chasing the officer." Munoz, according to his sister who said he battled mental health issues, was having "an episode," and a non-emergency police number was called...
    Black Lives Matter rioters in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, smashed county vehicles with bricks and referred to police as the “real KKK” following the police-involved shooting of a man who, as bodycam footage showed, chased a police officer with a knife. Video shows demonstrators hurling bricks at a vehicle in Lancaster late Sunday night into early Monday morning. Police affirmed that demonstrators damaged a county vehicle parked in the front of the police station, as well as a county vehicle parked on W. Chestnut Street: PENNSYLVANIA: black bloc Antifa destroy the windows and body of a Lancaster detective’s car using a bricks Black lives matter protesters join in and call to light the car on fire pic.twitter.com/3tdCL5zaYi — ELIJAH RIOT (@ElijahSchaffer) September...
    The blade-wielding Pennsylvania man shot dead by police — triggering destructive protests demanding justice — was previously busted in 2019 for knifing four people in the city, according to his lawyer and officials. Before Ricardo Munoz, 27, made the fatal decision to rush a cop while waving a knife on Sunday, he was charged with stabbing or slashing two men, a woman and a 16-year-old boy in and near a Lancaster home in March of last year. “He is the individual who was shot yesterday,” confirmed public defender Elizabeth Low, who represented Munoz in the aggravated assault case. In that incident, cops responding to a 911 call for a stabbing found Munoz standing on the street, holding a knife to...
    Black Lives Matter rioters raged in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Sunday night, throwing bricks at police station windows and hurling glass bottles, rocks, and bricks at officers following a police-involved fatal shooting of a man who chased an officer with a knife in hand. Black Lives Matter protesters gathered in the streets following the police-involved shooting of 27-year old Ricardo Munoz, who chased an officer with a knife in hand, bodycam footage shows. According to the Lancaster Bureau of Police, authorities issued several warnings to the group of over 100 protesters. After they failed to heed the warnings, police deployed the use of chemical agents. Police said demonstrators damaged a county vehicle in front of the police station and affirmed that bricks...
    Lancaster, a city in southeastern Pennsylvania, became the latest city to experience racial unrest following the fatal shooting of a man by police on Sunday. But the narrative that was circulated on social media in the immediate aftermath of the tragic incident was completely incongruent with the facts in the case, which were made public when Lancaster police released bodycam footage from the officer who fired the fatal shots. What was the narrative? Social media posts claimed that police had killed an autistic teenager who was unarmed. The claims triggered the same cycle of unrest that many American cities have experienced this summer: Tense confrontations with police, which become violent, resulting in the destruction...
    Authorities made arrests in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on Sunday as police deployed pepper spray on protesters, LancasterOnline reported. The protests reportedly kicked off in the city at 11:00 a.m. According to the outlet, “one started at 11 a.m. in front of the Lancaster Police Station, and the ‘Drive for Justice for George Floyd’ demonstration  started at 2 p.m.” The first protest reportedly grew larger as the second scheduled protest began. According to the outlet, police used pepper spray on protesters shortly after the second protest’s 2 p.m. start, and “some” arrests were made: Shortly before 2:30 p.m., it appeared officers were talking with protesters when they began using pepper spray on protesters and some arrests were made. Those who’ve been arrested...
    Rioters, whom some journalists identified as antifa and Black Lives Matter supporters, attacked a police station in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on Sunday night and threw bricks at police officers. The attack happened after a Lancaster police officer shot a black man who charged at him with a knife earlier in the day. The Lancaster Police Department said that a group of more than 100 individuals refused to leave the area after an unlawful assembly had been declared. “The group failed to follow the instructions and chemical agents were used to disperse the crowd,” the department said in a statement. “Members of the crowd damaged a county vehicle parked in the front of the police station. Bricks were thrown through the front...
    Protesters took to the streets in Lancaster, Pennsylvania after authorities said city police officers shot and killed a 27-year-old who was brandishing a knife Sunday afternoon. Within hours of the shooting, at least 100 people gathered to protest. Law enforcement used tear gas and made arrests overnight, and the police station was damaged during the protests. Lancaster city police were dispatched to a private residence in response to a domestic disturbance call. When police arrived, Ricardo Munoz "immediately emerges from inside and runs toward the officer, brandishing a knife above his head, in clear view, in a threatening manner, according to the district attorney's office. That's when the officer fired. The district attorney's office, which is investigating the shooting,...
    LANCASTER, Pa. (CBS/AP) – Police deployed tear gas on a crowd of people protesting early Monday after an officer shot and killed a man in Lancaster while responding to a domestic disturbance call. Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Lancaster following the shooting death of 27-year-old Ricardo Munoz on Sunday afternoon. The crowd formed outside the police station, where the department stated multiple buildings and government vehicles were damaged by demonstrators. Munoz was fatally shot after coming out of a home and chasing the officer with a knife, police said. Body camera video showed the officer fire several shots at Munoz, who then falls to the ground. The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office released bodycam footage of the incident on...
    An officer shot a person who was lunging at him with a knife in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on Sunday, police stated. An officer with the Lancaster Metropolis Bureau of Police responded to a name of home disturbance at 4:15 P.M., when 27-year-old Ricardo Munoz rushed out with a big knife, in line with physique cam footage launched by the police division. In an announcement, the police division stated the 911 caller informed a Lancaster County dispatcher that her brother — Munoz — was turning into aggressive along with his mom and was making an attempt to interrupt into her home. The bodycam footage reveals a lady escaping the home as Munoz will be heard shouting from inside. Munoz then emerges...
    Bodycam video shows Ricardo Munoz, 27, pictured 'brandishing a knife over his head' in a threatening manner. He was shot dead Crowds gathered to protest in a city in Pennsylvania on Sunday evening after a man was fatally shot by an officer who authorities say was responding to a domestic disturbance call. The shooting, which occurred shortly after 4pm in Lancaster, killed 27-year-old Ricardo Munoz, the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office said, whose office will lead an investigation into the incident.  The officer's body camera footage showed Munoz emerging from the inside of the house and running towards the officer when he arrived at the residence as part of the call. Munoz could be seen brandishing a knife above his...
    An officer shot a man who was lunging at him with a knife in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on Sunday, police said. An officer with the Lancaster City Bureau of Police responded to a call of domestic disturbance at 4:15 P.M., when 27-year-old Ricardo Munoz rushed out with a large knife, according to body cam footage released by the police department. In a statement, the police department said the 911 caller told a Lancaster County dispatcher that her brother — Munoz — was becoming aggressive with his mother and was attempting to break into her house. The bodycam footage shows a woman escaping the house as Munoz can be heard shouting from inside. Munoz then emerges while brandishing the knife, and...
    Protesters took to the streets in Lancaster, Pa., on Sunday just hours after police fatally shot man who authorities said was captured on bodycam video "brandishing a knife over his head" in a threatening manner. JOE BIDEN PUSHES GUN CONTROL LESS THAN 24 HOURS AFTER SHOOTING OF LA DEPUTIES Lancaster District Attorney's Office said that the investigation is in its early stages. But videos emerged online that showed protesters outside the Lancaster Police headquarters and calling for accountability. GRAPHIC LANGUAGE WARNING The office released a statement on Sunday night that said the 27-year-old who was shot dead, Ricardo Munoz, was armed with a knife and pronounced dead at the scene Sunday evening. The office said that the video showed Munoz...
    LANCASTER, Pa. (CBS/AP) — Police fatally shot a man in Lancaster after responding to a domestic disturbance call authorities said Sunday. It happened shortly after 4 p.m. on the 300 block of Laurel Street. Authorities said the 27-year-old man, armed with a knife, lunged at the officers when they opened fire. The man died at the scene, authorities said. He was later identified as Ricardo Munoz. The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office released bodycam footage of the incident on Sunday night. Warning, the video is graphic and may be disturbing to some. #BREAKING @Lancaster_DA release body cam video from todays fatal Officer involved shooting. Video shows 27 year old Ricardo Munoz running toward an officer with a knife above his...
    LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A man was fatally shot by police in Pennsylvania who were responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorities said. The shooting happened after 4 p.m. in Lancaster, WGAL-TV reported. Lancaster Police say the man was armed with a knife and died at the scene. The Lancaster District Attorney’s office will lead an investigation into the shooting. A large crowd of about 100 people had gathered in the area of the shooting, the news outlet reported. Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Pennsylvania
    LANCASTER (CBSLA) – A pregnant woman and her unborn child were killed when a suspected drunk driver slammed into their car during a pursuit Monday night in Lancaster. Sept. 7, 2020. (OnSceneTV) The collision took place at around 9:46 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Avenue J-8 and 10th Street West. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were pursuing a Ram 1500 pickup truck whose driver appeared to be drunk. The Ram drove through a stop sign and slammed into the victim’s Dodge Avenger. The pregnant woman was rushed to Antelope Valley Hospital, where she and her unborn child both died of their injuries, the sheriff’s department said. Her name was not released. The suspect ran from...
    LANCASTER, Calif. (CNS) -- A woman and her unborn child died at a hospital after a suspected drunk driver pursued by sheriff's deputies in Lancaster crashed a pickup truck into her car and ran off, authorities said.The suspect was still being sought.A deputy spotted the man driving erratically at about 9:45 p.m. Monday eastbound on Avenue K at 12th Street West, said Lt. Clinton Skaggs of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Lancaster Station.The deputy attempted to stop the driver but he did not stop, which resulted in a pursuit, Skaggs said."The suspect vehicle was able to gain a considerable distance from the deputies while it traveled eastbound on Avenue J-8 towards 10th Street West,'' a sheriff's statement said. "The...
    LANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) -- A pregnant Lancaster teacher is on bedrest at the hospital while waiting to deliver her second baby - but she hasn't let that stop her from teaching.Janet Udomratsak teaches third graders at Tierra Bonita Elementary.She's been hospitalized for the past seven weeks, being monitored for a condition that puts her at risk of premature labor.So when school started, she went back into the virtual classroom, teaching class via Zoom from a chair by her bed, with an image of a classroom as a backdrop."My heart and my desire is to always be with the kids and do whatever I can to make sure they're getting the best education possible," she said. "So I wanted to start...
    A family is in mourning after an 80-year-old grandfather died, possibly as a result of a vicious beating in a grocery store bathroom during a robbery. Police later apprehended a suspect after obtaining surveillance video. The troubling incident unfolded in Lancaster, California. Roberto Flores Lopez was found badly beaten in the restroom of a Superior Grocers after what appeared to be a robbery in July. According to his family, his extensive injuries included "five broken ribs, broken eyes socket, multiple facial fractures, [and] mental trauma." The victim was hospitalized and released to go home, but had to return to the hospital later. He died on Wednesday, a month after the assault. It was unclear...
    LANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) -- An 80-year-old man who was beaten and robbed inside a grocery store bathroom in Lancaster has died, according to his family.Roberto Flores Lopez, a grandfather of 17, was attacked last month and was found inside the Superior Grocers restroom. The beating had left him the ICU with severe injuries to his face, along with several broken ribs.A family member told Eyewitness News he passed away early Wednesday morning. Though a cause of death has not been released the family members said he was suffering from his injuries and trauma to the head.A suspect, Damaris Wade, 22, was later arrested and charged with attempted murder. A spokesperson for the family says they'll be calling for additional charges...
    LANCASTER (CBSLA) – An 82-year-old grandfather who was brutally beaten and robbed in a Lancaster grocery store last month has died of his injuries. An undated photo of Roberto Flores Lopez. (Credit: Family photo) Roberto Flores Lopez passed away Wednesday, his family disclosed. On July 8, Lopez was using the bathroom at Superior Grocers on East Avenue J when he was violently attacked, suffering a broken jaw, a broken nose, and several fractures. On July 12, Damaris Wade, 22, and his girlfriend, 33-year-old Tamika White, surrendered to authorities after being identified as suspects in the attack. Surveillance video appeared to indicate that Wade attacked Lopez after White had accompanied him into the store, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reports....
    Andrew T. Scheid (pictured in mugshot) was charged with four misdemeanor counts and four felony counts on Thursday  A Pennsylvania funeral director  was charged with abuse of a corpse after he did not embalm or refrigerate four bodies that were left out for several days, authorities said.   The Andrew T. Scheid Funeral Home in Lancaster County was already inundated with civil and sexual harassment lawsuits when the eponymous owner was arrested on Thursday. Andrew T. Scheid was charged with four misdemeanor counts of abuse of a corpse and four felony counts of tampering with public records/information. The charges were brought up by the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office and the Manor Township Police Department after they staged an investigation...
    Traffic on Route 2 in Lancaster is back to normal as of 8 a.m. Traffic was nearly at standstill early Thursday, Aug. 13, morning. George W. Stanton Highway’s eastbound lane after Exit 36 (Shirley Street) was backed up all the way to the 190 on-ramps. The reason for the gridlock is not yet clear. This story will be updated as soon as more information is known.
    Traffic on Route 2 in Lancaster is nearly at standstill following a motor vehicle accident early Thursday, Aug. 13, morning. George W. Stanton Highway’s eastbound lane after Exit 36 (Shirley Street) all the way to the 190 on-ramps. The reason for the gridlock is not yet clear. This story will be updated as soon as more information is known.
    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A white Nebraska prison inmate accused of attacking a Black prison guard has been charged with a hate crime. The Lancaster County Attorney’s Officer charged Devon Keezer, 31, this week with second-degree assault, enhanced as a hate crime, the Lincoln Journal Star reported. Officials said the incident happened June 23 at the Nebraska State Penitentiary, where Keezer was serving a sentence on a gun conviction. Keezer called the guard a racial slur, then hit the guard in the face and head with his fists, Lancaster County Chief Deputy Attorney Bruce Prenda said. Keezer has been moved to the state prison in Tecumseh. His first court appearance on the charge is set for Friday. Copyright 2020 The Associated...
    GORMAN (CBSLA) — A two-alarm fire blackened roughly 200 acres in a little over an hour Monday afternoon in the northwest Antelope Valley between Gorman and Lancaster. The Ridge Fire burned approximately 100 acres Monday afternoon in Gorman. (CBSLA) The blaze, named the Ridge Fire, was reported at about 3:45 p.m. near Highway 138 and West Lancaster Road, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. By about 4:45 p.m., nearly 100 acres had burned and at least one home was threatened by the blaze, the department said. It was not immediately known what sparked the fire. (© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)
    LANCASTER COUNTY (KDKA) — On Friday, Governor Tom Wolf visited staff at Lancaster Health Center. Wolf, along with Pa. Health Secretary Rachel Levine, met with staff and urged all Pennsylvanians to keep up the fight as cases of Coronavirus rise. “Right now, we’re trying to hold back a wave,” Wolf said. “We thought we were doing a great job, and we were. We were down to 300 to 400 new cases a day. We’re now up to 900 to 1,000 new cases a day.” The governor also thanked staff at the health center for extra efforts to reach out to underserved communities. “Here at Lancaster Health Center, workers have gone out of their way to reach minority...
    LANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) -- Officials in Lancaster are seeking the public's help in finding two suspects connected with the attack of a Starbucks barista.The two entered the Starbucks on West Avenue on June 4 without masks, despite posted signs advising customers of the requirement.When the employee approached them and asked them to put a mask on, one of the men allegedly punched the victim in the face, causing the employee to suffer a broken jaw, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lancaster station. Both men fled the scene. Lancaster Station Detectives seek publics help in IDing alleged battery suspect for assaulting local barista. The man punched an employee after the employee asked him to put a mask on. Do...
    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — Police asked for the public’s help Friday to identify a man they say punched a barista, breaking his jaw, after he asked one of them to put on a mask. The assault happened at a Starbucks on West Avenue I in Lancaster. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, a man punched a barista when employees asked him to put on a mask as he entered the coffee shop. Lancaster Station Detectives seek publics help in IDing alleged battery suspect for assaulting local barista. The man punched an employee after the employee asked him to put a mask on. Do you know him? Help us keep our local businesses safe!https://t.co/pltphjU5Ix#LASD #AV411 pic.twitter.com/TQWHl75uiv — LASD Lancaster Stn....
    A manhunt is underway for two fugitives who escaped from a jail in Virginia nearly a week ago.  Jabar Taylor, 20, and Rashad Williams, 18, broke out of the Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center in Chesterfield County on July 13 after assaulting a guard, according to the US Marshals Service.  The men were recently spotted about 230 miles from the jail in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, officials said Saturday as they urged the public to remain on high alert.   'The danger posed by these fugitives and their escape should not be taken lightly by anyone,' Nick E Proffitt, US marshal for the Eastern District of Virginia, said in a statement.  'The fugitives went to great lengths to affect the escape, and they...
    LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Investigators in Lancaster County say they are building a timeline of events as they continue their search for a young Amish woman. Linda Stoltzfoos, 18, has been missing since June 21. Credit: CBS3 Justo Smoker, 34, was arrested on July 10 and charged with kidnapping Stoltzfoos. Investigators say nothing indicates the two knew each other. “Certainly the discovery of intimate clothing near where Smoker’s vehicle was seen lends only to the conclusion that she suffered harm,” Lancaster County District Attorney Heather Adams said. “This case is a priority and we are doing everything we can to find Linda and to bring her home.” Investigators are asking anyone who may have seen Smoker’s red Kia Rio...
    The suspect arrested in connection with the missing an Amish teenager in  Pennsylvania was the woman's third cousin once removed, Lancaster Online reported. Linda Stoltzfoos, the 18-year-old who was last seen in June in Bird-in-Hand in Lancaster County, and Justo Smoker, who was arrested on July 10, were distant relatives, according to the outlet, which cited historical newspaper reports and genealogy records. Stoltzfoos' great, great grandmother and Smoker's great grandmother were sisters, Lancaster Online reported. PENNSYLVANIA MAN CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING MISSING AMISH WOMAN; POLICE BELIEVE SHE 'WAS HARMED' Police said during a Thursday press conference that their search for Stoltzfoos continues and the investigation into her disappearance is “active” and ongoing. Justo Smoker, 34, was arrested Friday and charged with felony kidnapping and misdemeanor false imprisonment...
    LANCASTER (CBSLA) – Three suspects in a shooting at a Lancaster gas station early Wednesday morning that left a woman in critical condition were arrested in Anaheim following a short pursuit. A sheriff’s deputy watches a 1-year-old child after a shooting at a Lancaster gas station. (Credit: Don Luis Meza) The woman was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, and a 1-year-old boy who was with her at the time was uninjured. Sheriff’s deputies initially reported the child was a 3-year-old boy, but later confirmed the child’s age. The shooting took place just before 1 a.m. at a Mobil gas station in the 800 block of East Avenue I, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Authorities are looking for a man and woman who violently attacked an ice cream vendor in the Fashion District of downtown L.A. Tuesday. According to a Los Angeles police spokesperson, the man was assault and knocked unconscious while selling ice cream at around noon in the area of Birch and 12th streets. The man was treated and released from a hospital. It’s unclear if anything was taken, police said. The two suspects fled in a dark colored Toyota Avalon. Police did not immediately release any surveillance video of the attack.  The male suspect was described as Black, 5-foot-10, 165 pounds and wearing a white tank top and jeans. The woman was described as Black, 5-foot-4, 125...
    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — Family, friends and community members stood in prayer Tuesday over the spot where a 53-year-old man was attacked July 8. “He was fighting Stage 4 cancer, as it is,” Ashley Garcia, the victim’s daughter, said. “My father is my best friend, we did everything together. Right now, I’m trying to be strong for him.” According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Daniel Garcia died after being punched in the face. His friend, Fabian, said they were walking home along East Avenue K after buying soda from a nearby store. As they walked home, Fabian said three men pulled up in a car next to them and then exited the car. One of the men then punched...
    LANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) -- The family of a 53-year-old man who was attacked and killed in Lancaster last week is speaking out and demanding justice for him.After getting a soda from a nearby AM/PM around 1:30 a.m. last Wednesday morning, Daniel Garcia and a friend, Fabian Torres, were walking along East Avenue K when investigators say three men got out of a white car and confronted them."They walked over to him and one guy hit him and that was it. They told me what was i going to do and I told them I was going to call the cops. They got in their car and drove off," Torres said.Garcia, whose family says he was battling terminal cancer, was left...
    PEQUEA, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors have reduced charges against an Amish bishop accused of not notifying law enforcement about a church member's alleged confession in the sexual assault of three girls. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Lancaster County prosecutors on Monday reduced a felony charge against 63-year-old Levi Esh Sr. to a misdemeanor. He now faces two misdemeanor counts. Pequea Township police earlier alleged that Esh failed to report the church member’s confession about sexual assaults that occurred around 2012 and 2013. They cited witnesses within the Amish community who said that while Esh’s church excommunicated the member, he had the matter “handled internally” in order to keep it quiet. Esh, bishop of two congregations in Lancaster County, and the...
    LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) – Baseball memorabilia from one of the biggest collections ever assembled is up for auction in Pennsylvania. It belonged to James Micioni, nicknamed “Uncle Jimmy.” Download The New And Improved CBS Philly App! The blue-collar guy from North Jersey collected everything from baseball cards and autographs to ticket stubs for his entire life. Sadly, he died this year at the age of 97. Now an auction house in Lancaster County is handling the sale of his memorabilia. It’s almost impossible to estimate what the collection is worth because of how many rare items it contains. Right now, a signed 1933 Babe Ruth card is going for nearly $100,000.
    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — Two people have been arrested in connection with the brutal beating and robbery of an 82-year-old grandfather in Lancaster. Damaris Wade, 22, and Tamika White, 33, have been taken into custody. The pair stand accused of attacking Roberto Flores Lopez inside the bathroom at Superior Grocers on East Avenue J last Wednesday. The July 8th attack left Flores with a broken jaw, a broken nose, and several fractures. On Saturday, investigators say the families of Wade and Flores Lopez met and are calling for unity within the community. No further details were released.
    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — Police have released the names of the two suspects who are wanted for the beating of an elderly man at a Lancaster grocery store on Wednesday. Roberto Flores Lopez, 82, was using the bathroom at Superior Grocers on East Avenue J when a man attacked him there, according to his family. He suffered a broken jaw, a broken nose, and several fractures. Officials said that 22-year-old Damaris Wade and 33-year-old Tamika White are the suspects they are currently looking for. Officials said that 22-year-old Damaris Wade and 33-year-old Tamika White are the suspects they are currently looking for. They believe Wade assaulted and robbed Lopez, and White accompanied Wade into the store. On Thursday, police released photos...
    LANCASTER, Calif. -- The sheriff's department has released new photos of a man and a possible female accomplice involved in a vicious beating and robbery of an 80-year-old grandfather at a California grocery store.The victim, Roberto Lopez Flores, is a grandfather of 17. The beating left him in the ICU of a local hospital with severe facial injuries and broken ribs.EMBED More News Videos Sheriff's deputies are seeking the public's help finding a suspect who viciously attacked and robbed an elderly man at a Lancaster grocery store. The incident happened Wednesday morning at Superior Grocers around 8:30 a.m.Roberto would always accompany his wife to the store to make sure she was safe, his family says. They were waiting in line...
    The FBI has joined the ongoing search for a missing Amish teenager from Pennsylvania, offering a $10,000 reward for information on the whereabouts of the 18-year-old who disappeared three weeks ago after leaving church.   Linda Stoltzfoos, 18, never returned home after the church service in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County, on June 21.  The federal agency is now offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that would lead law enforcement to Stoltzfoos and the person or people responsible for her disappearance.   Linda Stoltzfoos, 18 (left), never returned home on June 21 after church in East Lampeter Township, Pennsylvania. The FBI has released a composite of Stoltzfoos as she might appear without her traditional Amish garb (right)  ...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for information into the disappearance of a girl from the Amish community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. According to the FBI, Linda Stoltzfoos was last seen on Father’s Day, June 21, when she did not return home after church services. (Source: FBI) She was last seen at a farm in Bird-in-Hand, Lancaster County. Anyone with information on her disappearance is asked to call the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324).
    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — Police are searching for two suspects involved in the beating of an elderly man at a grocery store in Lancaster on Wednesday. Roberto Flores Lopez, 80, was using the bathroom at Superior Grocers on East Avenue J when a man attacked him there, according to his family. He suffered a broken jaw, a broken nose, and several fractures. The first suspect is a black male, around 20 to 25 years old. He is approximately 5’8″ and 250 lbs. On Thursday, investigators released photos of the alleged suspects in the incident. The first is a black male, around 20 to 25 years old. He is approximately 5’8″ and 250 lbs. The second suspect is a black female adult,...
    LANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) -- The sheriff's department has released new photos of a man and a possible female accomplice involved in a vicious beating and robbery of an 80-year-old grandfather at a Lancaster grocery store.The victim, Roberto Lopez Flores, is a grandfather of 17. The beating left him in the ICU of a local hospital with severe facial injuries and broken ribs.The incident happened Wednesday morning at Superior Grocers, 1010 East Avenue J around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.Roberto would always accompany his wife to the store to make sure she was safe, his family says. They were waiting in line at the checkout when he went to use the bathroom at the store.While there, investigators say, a man attacked Roberto, repeatedly...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — During the presidential election, the candidates do their best to connect with the citizens of the United States and normally that includes taking photos, handshakes and other appropriate gestures. But, with the current health pandemic, how can candidates connect with voters on a personal level and protect themselves from potential coronavirus exposure? How about an elbow bump? Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Lancaster to applause from three local supporters Thursday afternoon. The masked vice president briefly chatted with the supporters — who were also wearing masks — and bumped elbows with them in place of a hand shake. .@VP arrives in Lancaster https://t.co/Wb8IYiX7qR https://t.co/i2Jf4KP98z — Matt Petrillo (@MattPetrillo) July 9, 2020 The gesture could be...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — During the presidential election, the candidates do their best to connect with the citizens of the United States and normally that includes taking photos, handshakes and other appropriate gestures. But, with the current health pandemic, how can candidates connect with voters on a personal level and protect themselves from potential coronavirus exposure? How about an elbow bump? Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Lancaster to applause from three local supporters Thursday afternoon. The masked vice president briefly chatted with the supporters — who were also wearing masks — and bumped elbows with them in place of a hand shake. .@VP arrives in Lancaster https://t.co/Wb8IYiX7qR https://t.co/i2Jf4KP98z — Matt Petrillo (@MattPetrillo) July 9, 2020 The gesture could be...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A 53-year-old man was killed early Wednesday after an assault in Lancaster. The incident happened at about 1:30 a.m. in the 200 block of East Avenue K. According to deputies, three men approached the victim and one man punched him in the face, causing him to fall to the ground. The relationship between the suspects, who have not yet been arrested, is unclear. It is unclear if he had a relationship with any of the suspects. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. For anonymous tips, calls can be sent to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org. (© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All...
    LANCASTER (CBSLA) — The Fourth of July fireworks show in the city of Lancaster went on as planned on Saturday night, despite pleas from state and local officials not to hold such large public events to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. To make sure the company contracted to stage the city’s event followed regulations, the Los Angeles County Fire Marshal visited the venue ahead of the show. Lancaster Mayor Rex Parris accuses them of trying to shut the show down and sending threats. “The State fire marshal got on the phone and scared everybody to death, threatened their livelihoods,” Parris said. “Threatened to close the company down.” The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health imposed a ban on...
    Derick Lancaster, who claims to have worked for Amazon, says he quit his delivery job mid-shift and left a truck full of packages at a gas station in Detroit. An #Amazon delivery driver calls it quits and leaves behind a truck full of packages at a gas station. @_lilderick went viral overnight after tweeting about it and he says had enough. Tonight, he explains his hasty decision and online outrage. @tv20detroit @wxyzdetroit pic.twitter.com/wsffAJnicN — Rudy Harper (@RudyHarperWXYZ) July 1, 2020 Lancaster told the Detroit Free Press that he quit because he felt that he was being pressured to deliver more packages and at a faster pace. He allegedly had to miss his sister’s graduation party due to his work schedule....
    Getty/Bruce Bennett Amazon Prime vans delivering during the coronavirus pandemic. Michigan Amazon driver Derick Lancaster’s moment of frustration turned into national news when he told Twitter that he was fed up with his job and was abandoning his Prime truck, full of packages and key in the ignition, in a parking lot. The pressure to deliver more and more, and the fact that he was late to a family engagement because of the job pushed Lancaster, 22, over the edge, he told the Detroit Free Press. Lancaster told Heavy that he was severely overworked. “I just mentally couldn’t do it anymore,” he said.With Colorful Language, Lancaster Said He Was Ditching the Van; ‘Y’all Can Have That,’ He Tweeted...
    Derick Lancaster (pictured), 22, of Michigan, quit his Amazon delivery job mid-shift on Monday and abandoned the van with the keys in the ignition because he was fed up with the company's long hours A 22-year-old Michigan man quit his Amazon delivery job mid-shift on Monday and abandoned the van with the keys in the ignition because he was fed up with working long hours and delivering hundreds of packages a day for just $15.50 per hour.  Derick Lancaster shared on Twitter that he left the package-filled van at a gas station in Detroit and used a rideshare car to get home. 'I quit amazon f**k that driving sh*t i left the van on 12 mile and Southfield y'all...
    LANCASTER (CBSLA) – Authorities are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a gas station attendant during a robbery in Lancaster Monday night. June 29, 2020. (Credit: DonLuisMeza) The shooting took place at 8:23 p.m. at a 76 gas station located at 505 W Ave. J. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies arrived to find 30-year-old Sean Searcy dead at the scene. “The suspect entered the business and shot the victim, who was an employee, in what detectives believe to be an armed robbery,” a sheriff’s statement said. The suspect was described as a white man with a thin build, who wore a purple pattern face mask or face covering, a black hooded sweatshirt, and dark blue pants. No customers...
    WEST PULLMAN — Move-in day arrived on a stretch of new homes on South Emerald Avenue in West Pullman built by Habitat for Humanity Chicago and furnished by volunteers eager to make them perfect. Two families got the keys to their new homes last week, completing a complex journey that ended with gasps, joy and lot of hugs. The new homeowners, Brittany Lancaster and Denae Shanks, are graduates of the project’s Affordable Homeownership Program that helps applicants become homeowners during a 12- to 18-month process. During the process, Lancaster and Shanks attended “Homebuyer University” where they do up to 250 volunteer hours. After that, the graduates get a chance at buy a Habitat-built home with the help of a mortgage...
    With extensive experience in international markets, Olsen & Lancaster Partners enters the Iberian legal sector as a new concept of legal firm and consulting in Human Capital. A new project that is developed by the hand of a benchmark in the insurance and financial sector, Brigantine Blacksmith, thus promoting the business group to achieve the objectives of the Horizon 2022 Strategic Project. To get up close to the strong impact that the presentation of the firm has had on the sector, we went to the “Headquarters” of the company, where Jorge Álvarez-Hevia González receives us, in a room that flies over the city of Madrid, the executive , visible head of the project in Spain, represents the strength and...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It was quite a week at the PSPCA. The organization rescued 105 cats and kittens out of a terrible situation in Lancaster County. An anonymous caller contacted the PSPCA’s animal cruelty line and they were able to investigate and rescue the animals. PCPCA Advocate Carol Erickson tells CBS3 the cats and kittens are all safe now, but they were all suffering from a variety of ailments. Credit: PSPCA Watch the video above for the full Pet Project interview.  Here are this week’s adoptable pets: Tripod – This three-legged sweet boy is looking for his forever family. He is pretty shy at first, but he just needs some time to get to know you. He’s curious, sweet, and...
    A Maryland school official called the police on an 11-year-old boy after the teacher reportedly saw a BB gun in the child's room during virtual instruction. What are the details? According to WBFF-TV, a police officer visited the home of the fifth-grader following the incident. Courtney Lancaster, the child's mother and a Navy veteran, told the station that the child is in the process of becoming an Eagle Scout and is enrolled in Baltimore County Schools. "[An officer] explained to me that he was here to search for weapons, in my home," Lancaster said. The child has reportedly taken a variety of lessons related to outdoor sportsmanship, including archery lessons. ...
    A Pennsylvania man arrested during a violent protest over the death of George Floyd says he has the coronavirus — and officials now worry he may have sparked an outbreak of the disease. Julio V. Torres disclosed that he was COVID-positive during his arraignment Tuesday on charges of aggravated assault, rioting and resisting arrest, Lancaster Online reported. The 22-year-old had been told to self-quarantine, but still went to a 250-person demonstration in Lancaster on Monday evening — and didn’t wear a mask or social distance. “[He] has placed other people at risk — both the public who were peacefully participating in the protest and law enforcement,” said Lancaster County President Judge David Ashworth, while releasing the information to the press....