Plane Crashes into PA Turnpike
Harrisburg – The National Transportation Safety Board has taken control of an investigation into what caused a single engine Cessna aircraft to crash into a vehicle on the Pennsylvania Turnpike shortly after taking off from Capitol City Airport in Harrisburg. The crash killed the pilot and severely injured a passenger in the plane, the driver of a utility truck that took a direct hit was not injured. The pilot of the aircraft’s cause of death has yet to be determined and an autopsy is scheduled.
Two More Arrests in Connection to Lebanon PA Shooting
Lebanon – In the city of Lebanon, two more arrests have been made in connection with the murders of two children and a 19-year-old man on a playground Tuesday night. Police Chief Bret Fisher announced that a SWAT team arrested Alex Torres-Santos and James Fernendez-Reyes on Thursday morning and that a third suspect is being sought. A GoFundMe campaign to raise money for the memorial services of Jesus and Sebastion Parez-Salome has exceeded its goal by more than $5,000 at press time.
PA Unemployment Returns to Record Low
Harrisburg – Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate went back down to 4.1% in April According to the PA Department of Labor and Industry 4,000 new people entered the workforce in April while an additional 11,000 non-farm jobs were added. More than 6.1 million people are employed in the private sector across the commonwealth, continuing to break the all-time record month by month. In March the unemployment rate increased as more people entered the workforce. The national Unemployment Rate is 3.4%.