Blog Archives

Franklin Woman Arrested In Parking Lot Fight

Franklin City Police have charged a Franklin-area woman after she was accused of assaulting another woman in the parking lot of a bar in the city’s Third Ward. Officers say 24 year-old Alexa Martin knocked another woman to the ground and pushed her face into the gravel in the parking lot.  The other woman reportedly…

Read more »

Pirates Win Opener 1-0 On 10th-Inning, “Walker-Off” Home Run

Neil Walker’s leadoff home run in the bottom of the 10th inning off the Chicago Cubs’ Carlos Villanueva on Monday afternoon gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a 1-0 victory in their season opener before an overflow crowd of 39,833 at PNC Park. It marked just the second time in Major League Baseball history in which an…

Read more »

Oil City Hall Closed Tuesday, April 1

Oil City officials say City Hall will be closed Tuesday (April 1) for the installation of an underground transformer. A spokesperson tells KQW it is believed the work by the electric company can be completed in one day. The Oil City Police Department, which operates from City Hall, will be functioning through the use of…

Read more »

Cranberry Township Man Accused Of Blocking Neighbor’s Driveway

Officials say a Cranberry Township man was charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly blocked a neighbor’s driveway with barrels and other objects. State Police officials say the driveway remained barricaded even after they had ordered 52 year-old Randy Spencer to remove the obstacles. Police gave no motive for the actions in the neighborhood of…

Read more »

Spartansburg Man Accused Of Threatening Woman With A Chainsaw At Cherrytree Township Restaurant-Bar

State Police officials say a Spartansburg man has been charged after he allegedly threatened a woman with a chainsaw — outside a Cherrytree Township restaurant-bar complex late Friday night. Troopers say 49 year-old Ricky Brandon is accused of assaulting a 39 year-old woman.  Police believe the incident involved a domestic dispute. There was no word…

Read more »

Electralloy Resumes Working After Friday Morning Fire

A fire at the Electralloy facility in Oil City early Friday morning was brought under control fairly quickly, and most work at the company proceeded unhampered through the remainder of the week. Oil City firefighters responded shortly before 5:00 AM Friday after a fire was reported in a grinder unit.  Although the blaze moved up…

Read more »

Jay Paterno Pulls Out Of Lieutenant Governor’s Race

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jay Paterno announced Friday he is withdrawing from the race for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor. The announcement came following reports that an opponent was challenging Paterno’s nominating petitions.  Paterno’s announcement cited the potential length of the challenge process, and stated that Paterno did not wish to become a distraction to…

Read more »

Pens Win Two, Clinch Playoff Berth, Need One Win For Division Title

The Pittsburgh Penguins finished off a successful weekend with a 4-1 home victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night, and now find themselves within one win of clinching the NHL Metropolitan Division title, which would give them no worse than the #2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Sunday victory followed a 2-1…

Read more »

NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament Regional Championship Results – March 29,30

NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament Regional Championship Game results – Saturday, March 29 And Sunday, March 30:   South Regional Florida 62, Dayton 52   West Regional Wisconsin 64, Arizona 63  (OT)   East Regional Connecticut 60, Michigan State 54   Midwest Regional Kentucky 75, Michigan 72

Read more »

6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Of 2014 Nets 6th Different Winner

Kurt Busch, who passed Jimmie Johnson with ten laps remaining, sailed on to win the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia on Sunday, becoming the sixth different winner in six races in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup racing season. Busch won at Martinsville for the first time since 2002, beating a racer who was…

Read more »

Venango Weather