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Security Finds Brass Knuckles, Arrests Woman At Venango County Courthouse

The Venango County Sheriff’s office says a Beaver County woman was arrested at the Venango County Courthouse in Franklin on Monday after deputies at a screening area at the courthouse doors discovered she was carrying a pair of brass knuckles. Officials say 27 year-old Stasha Fink, from Hopewell, was carrying the weapon in her purse.…

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Marienville Man Charged With 79 Counts In Alleged 118-MPH Police Chase

A Marienville man faces 79 charges following a late night police chase that officials say reached a speed of 118 miles per hour. 21 year-old Matthew Dicorpo is charged for attempting to elude police with his motorcycle for about 20 miles on Route 66 in the Crown area and over roads around Vowinckel.  Police say…

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61 Bridges In This Region To Face New Weight Restrictions

PennDOT says 21 state-owned bridges in their six-county District 1 region will be posted with new or lower weight restrictions due to what the agency says is uncertainty about future bridge repairs or replacements blamed on the inaction by state lawmakers on the transportation funding issue. New restrictions will also be placed on 40 county…

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Slippery Rock University Student From Cooperstown Named SRU Trustee

A woman from Cooperstown who is a student at Slippery Rock University has been named by the Governor as a member of the school’s Council of Trustees. Governor Tom Corbett has appointed Laura Ordaz as a trustee following a campus-wide application process, and on the recommendations of the chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of…

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Motorcyclist Dies In Weekend Collision With Car

There has been yet another motorcycle fatality reported in Crawford County. This incident occurred Saturday night near Conneaut Lake. Police in Crawford County say 23 year-old Jacob Munoz died after his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car which occurred while he drove his bike home from work.  Accident investigators did not immediately release…

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Knox Man Could Serve 18 Years On Child Sexual Abuse Counts

A Knox man was sentenced to 9-to-18 years in prison in the sexual assaults of two young girls in the early 1990′s. Reno Facciani was sentenced Wednesday on guilty pleas he had entered in February in assaults on two girls who were ages seven to twelve at the time. C-93 Radio reports that Clarion County…

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Japan Repeats As Little League Champs In South Williamsport

Shunpei Takagi homered twice and teammate Ryusei Hirooka broke open a tied game with a two-run double in the bottom of the fifth inning Sunday, and Japan repeated as Little League World Series champions with a 6-4 victory over Chula Vista, California in South Williamsport. It was the ninth title for Japan in the event,…

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Scott Wins At The Barclays

Adam Scott forged a final-round 5-under-par 66, and waited for an hour-and-a-half in the clubhouse while a number of challengers faltered, thus winning The Barclays on Sunday at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey. Scott finished the four-day event at 11-under-par 273, and won $1.440 million. Tiger Wood finished one stroke back…

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Ex-Teammate Ryan Vogelsong Stymies Pirates In 4-0 Shutout

Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong threw eight innings of two-hit baseball against his former teammates on Sunday, and led the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 shutout over the Bucs, ending a four-game series with the Bucs in a 2-2 split. The Pirates concluded a weeklong road trip with a 4-3 record, and have…

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Kenseth Wins At Bristol

Matt Kenseth now leads all drivers in the Nationwide Sprint Cup series with five victories in 2013, the most-recent coming Sunday at the Irwin Tools Night Race run Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee. Kenseth held off Kasey Kahne for the victory, and moved to within three points of fifth place in the…

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