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Water-loo? Tree takes battlefield prisoner in portable lav

May. 01, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man was rescued after a tree that fell during high winds trapped him inside a portable toilet at Gettysburg National Military Park in south-central Pennsylvania. The Barlow Volunteer Fire Department said on its Facebook page that...

Judge running for high court disavows QAnon conspiracy

Apr. 30, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Philadelphia judge running for a seat on Pennsylvania's highest court is disavowing any connection to QAnon, even though she did an interview with supporters of the conspiracy theory who also listed her as a featured speaker at an upcoming gathering. ...

Fire destroys barn used as Civil War field hospital

Apr. 28, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An early morning fire destroyed a Pennsylvania barn used as a field hospital during the battle of Gettysburg in the Civil War, authorities said. Adams County emergency dispatch records indicate that the Mount Joy Township fire was reported just...

Car crashes into gift shop; 1 killed, 2 buildings set afire

Mar. 01, 2021 15:43 PM EST

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A vehicle slammed into a Gettysburg gift shop and burst into flames, killing the driver and setting the building and a neighboring structure on fire, authorities said. Emergency dispatchers in Adams County said the vehicle crashed into the Blue...