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News: Monday, Oct. 18

Colin Powell (1937-2021)

Colin Powell (1937-2021)
Colin Powell (1937-2021)


Four injured, two in custody after Park City Center shooting:  Police said an "altercation" broke out among a group of men inside the mall shortly before 2:30 p.m. Sunday. All injuries were non-life-threatening. (Source: ABC 27)

State school board association withdraws from national organization: In a statement to members, the Pa. School Boards Association said the National School Boards Association's request for federal law enforcement assistance to quell threats and unrest at school board meetings was misguided and counterproductive. (Source: WITF)

Suburban sprawl in Lancaster County largely unchecked: Housing density has barely budged in two decades and are far below desirable targets, county planners say.  (Source: LNP)

Josh Shapiro to remain attorney general during gubernatorial run: Shapiro said Saturday there's "not a chance" he will step down. (Source: Capital-Star)

National/world roundup: Colin Powell dies at 84 from Covid-19 complications. (Source: NPR) Haitian gang abducts missionaries. (Source: USA Today) Jury selection begins in Ahmaud Arbery murder trial. (Source: UPI) Trump to testify today in assault lawsuit. (Source: NBC)