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Franklin Man Charged In The Rape Of A 14 Year-Old Girl

Police have charged a Franklin man in the rape of a 14 year-old girl. Franklin City Police say 20 year-old Gary Delong passed himself off as a 15 year-old boy to meet a girl with whom he first had contact on the Internet.  Delong is accused of raping the teen at her home during a…

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Tickets Sold In Georgia And California Are MegaMillions Lottery Jackpot Winners

Game officials say two tickets were sold — one in Georgia and one in California — that contain all of the numbers drawn Tuesday night in the MegaMillions Lottery. The holders of the tickets will split a jackpot estimated at $636 million, the second-largest lottery jackpot in United States history.  The record was set with…

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Game Commission Reminds Hunters To Report Deer Kills

With the two-week state rifle deer season now completed, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is reminding hunters they must report their deer kills. Additionally, hunters who obtained antlerless deer permits through the Deer Management Assistance Program are required to submit reports, regardless of their success. Reports may be made online at the Game Commission’s website pgc.state.pa.us, by…

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State Senator Wants Snow Clearance Law To Apply To Drivers Of Large Trucks

A state lawmaker wants to require the drivers of bigger trucks to also be subject to a law that would require them to clear snow and ice off their vehicles or risk getting pulled over. Under Pennsylvania law, you and I can be fined if snow or ice flies off our vehicles and results in…

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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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