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Neal Leads Penguins To Two Weekend Victories

James Neal’s Sunday night hat trick capped off a successful weekend that saw Neal win a Friday night overtime game and then set a career high with five assists on Sunday. Neal’s three-goals-and-two-assists performance on Sunday led the Pittsburgh Penguins (29-11-1) to a 5-3 win at Columbus.  Sidney Crosby added his 22nd goal and two…

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Arrest Made, Another Pending In Fraudulent Land Sales Case

One Titusville man has been charged and State Police are looking for a second in a case in which investigators claim that “timber rights” were fraudulently sold to land the men do not own. The alleged victims include lumber companies in Centerville and in Trumbull County, Ohio. Police say 34 year-old David Kapellusch has been…

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Oil City Man Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Teen; Child Pornography Charge Added

An Oil City man has been charged after he was accused of molesting a 13 year-old girl. One of the charges includes the possession of child pornography, because police claim the man took compromising photos of the victim with his phone. 20 year-old Braden Craig is also charged with aggravated indecent assault, indecent assault on…

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Christmas Day Fire Damages Route 27 Bar

A State Police fire marshal spent Thursday investigating a Christmas Day fire that damaged a bar in Deerfield Township in western Warren County. It now appears that the fire broke out in a rear room on the second floor of the structure located on Route 27. Five fire companies responded to the blaze shortly after 3:00 PM…

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Remember To Recycle The Electronics Items You Are Replacing

If you are one of the millions of people who found electronics items under your tree this Christmas, you are reminded that you should not just throw out the old devices.  In most cases, that procedure is now against state law. This was the first Christmas season since Pennsylvania’s electronics recycling law took effect.  John…

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Pitt Earns Winning Season With 30-27 Bowl Victory Over Bowling Green

Freshmen James Conner and Tyler Boyd set school records on Monday night for most rushing yards and most receiving yards in a bowl game, and led Pitt to a 30-27 win over MAC champion Bowling Green (10-4) in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl in Detroit. The win gives Pitt (7-6) a winning record for the…

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Steelers Name Antonio Brown Team MVP

Pittsburgh Steelers players have voted wide receiver Antonio Brown as the team’s Most Valuable Player for the second time in three years. Going into the Steelers’ regular season finale against Cleveland on Sunday, Brown has already set Pittsburgh’s single season receiving yardage record with 1,412 yards, and with 101 receptions stands 11 catches behind Hines…

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Monday Night Fire Battled At Erie’s Hammermill Center

A fire late Monday night at Gannon University’s Hammermill Center in downtown Erie apparently began in an electrical panel in the building’s basement. A small explosion in a breaker box apparently caused flames to climb a wall to the upper floors.  The fire was discovered around 10:45 PM.  Power was shut off to the surrounding neighborhood while…

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Lancaster County Drug Suspect Arrested In Titusville; Gun Cache Discovered

Police in Titusville now say their arrest last week of a man wanted in Lancaster County turned up a cache of guns, including one semi-automatic weapon that was loaded with ballistic-tipped bullets which are able to penetrate law officials’ protective apparel. 22 year-old Nicholas Reynolds was apprehended December 19 at an apartment building in Titusville.  He had been…

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Franklin Man Faces Mercer County Charges After Alleged Assault With His Truck

A Franklin man has been charged in Mercer County after he allegedly hit another man’s truck with his own and injured another person while leaving the scene of the incident. State Police at the Mercer station in Jackson Center say 23 year-old Jonathan Wakefield was charged following the Sunday evening incident with simple assault, reckless…

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