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State Supreme Court Rules Portions Of Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law Unconstitutional

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday ruled portions of the state’s Megan’s Law regarding the registration of sex offenders unconstitutional. At the same time, the high court “stayed” their ruling for three months to allow state lawmakers to correct the problem they have found. The court ruled that the revised Megan’s Law included other legislation…

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Shippenville Man Charged In March Pedestrian Hit-And-Run

A Shippenville man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run incident in which a woman was struck by a vehicle last March. State Police in Clarion say they have charged 23 year-old Ethan Hannold with both aggravated and simple assault, reckless endangerment, careless and reckless driving, failing to stop and render aid and failing…

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Crosby Scores Game-Winner In Penguins’ 3-1 Victory Over Toronto

Sidney Crosby scored the go-ahead goal, his 19th goal and league-leading 47th point of the season, with 6:03 remaining in the game Monday night, and the Pittsburgh Penguins went on to post a 3-1 home victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Pens (24-10-1) have now won four consecutive games, and nine of their last…

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Police: Threat Made With Crowbar On Sugarcreek Borough Road

Sugarcreek Borough Police arrested an Oil City man on Monday morning after what was described as a “road rage” incident on a borough road. Police reports say 22 year-old Luke Smith was charged with simple assault, making terroristic threats and stalking.  The charges were filed following a series of incidents around 8:00 AM Monday which occurred…

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NFL Results – 2013 Week 15

NFL Results  -  Week 15   Thursday, December 12: San Diego 27, Denver 20   Sunday, December 15: Pittsburgh 30, Cincinnati 20 Chicago 38, Cleveland 31 Buffalo 27, Jacksonville 20 Minnesota 48, Philadelphia 30 Green Bay 37, Dallas 36 Kansas City 56, Oakland 31 San Francisco 33, Tampa Bay 14 Carolina 30, NY Jets 20…

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Teen Accused Of Firing Shot That Hit Tionesta Man’s Vehicle

State Police in Forest County are now saying a 16 year-old boy is being accused of firing that shot that penetrated the rear windshield of a Tionesta man’s vehicle on Sunday. The boy’s identity is not being released. The incident occurred while David Rankin was traveling along Fogel Farm Road in Harmony Township.  Rankin was…

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Steelers’ Hopes Still Alive After 30-20 Victory Over Cincinnati

The Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night opened up leads of 24-0 and 30-7, and held on for a 30-20 victory over the visiting Cincinnati Bengals (9-5). With a 6-8 record, the Steelers still hold the slimmest of mathematical chances to receive an AFC playoff bid.  Cincinnati, meanwhile, lost out on a chance to move ahead of…

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Jameis Winston Wins Heisman Trophy

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has become the second freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, symbolic of college football’s top player.  The first was last year’s winner, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. Winston paced the Seminoles to an undefeated season and the number-one ranking in the country, leading to a bid in next month’s BCS National…

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Penguins Earn Back-To-Back Weekend Wins Over New Jersey And Detroit

With back-to-back home wins over New Jersey and Detroit over the weekend, the Pittsburgh Penguins (23-10-1) have won eight of their last nine games, hold an eight-point lead in the NHL’s Metropolitan Division, and now lead Boston by a point for the top playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Sidney Crosby scored a pair of goals on…

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PIAA Football Championship Game Results

2013 PIAA High School Football Championship Results:   “A” Pittsburgh North Catholic 15, Old Forge 14  (OT)   “AA” South Fayette 41, Imhotep Charter 0   “AAA” Archbishop Wood  22, Bishop McDevitt 10   “AAAA” St. Joseph’s Prep 35, Pittsburgh Central Catholic 10

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