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Pens Sweep Home-And-Home With Columbus; Zatkoff Gets Shutout For First NHL Win

Jeff Zatkoff (1-2) earned his first win as a National Hockey League goaltender on Saturday night in a 3-0 shutout for the Pittsburgh Penguins at Columbus. Zatkoff stopped 19 shots, and the Pens (11-4) completed a sweep of the Friday/Saturday home-and-home series with the Blue Jackets (5-8).  Deryk Engelland, Chris Kunitz and Jussi Jokinen scored…

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Pitt Drops Game To Georgia Tech; Notre Dame Comes To Pittsburgh Saturday Night

Georgia Tech’s defense sacked Pitt quarterback Tom Savage five times and held the Panther’s rushing attack to a net minus-five yards in a 21-10 victory over Pitt on Saturday night in Atlanta. Robert Godhigh ran for two scores for the Yellow Jackets. With the loss, Pitt fell to 4-4 overall, and to 2-3 in their inaugural…

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Penn State Now 5-3 Following 24-17 OT Win Over Illinois

Christian Hackenberg threw an overtime touchdown pass to Kyle Carter, and Ryan Keiser picked off an attempt at a matching score on a pass by Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase, and Penn State pulled out a 24-17 overtime decision at home over the Fighting Illini on Saturday afternoon. Sam Ficken’s field goal had tied the game at the…

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Franklin Man Dies In Crash At Sandy Lake Intersection

A Franklin man died Saturday afternoon when his car was hit by a vehicle which police say ran a stop sign at an intersection near Sandy Lake. The victim was identified by State Police investigators as 37 year-old Ryan Voorhees, originally from Stoneboro. Troopers say Voorhees’ car was hit by a vehicle driven by 27…

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Titusville Woman Dies In Route 27 Rollover, Fire

A Titusville woman died Saturday in an Erie hospital following a crash and vehicle fire early Saturday morning on Route 27 in southern Crawford County. State Police say 27 year-old Sarah Martin was traveling east through Oil Creek Township at about 4:00 AM Saturday morning when her vehicle traveled off the right side of the…

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Two Injured In S-U-V Crash In Richland Township

Two people were injured early Saturday evening when their sport-utility vehicle left a road in southern Venango County and slammed into a tree. State Police investigators say the crash occurred shortly after 7:30 PM when an S-U-V driven by 29 year-old Krista Peterson, from Franklin, traveled off Rockland-Nickleville Road in Richland Township on the left side of…

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Two Hospitalized In Pittsburgh After Vehicle Hits House In Lucinda

Two women were hospitalized in Pittsburgh  after the vehicle in which they were riding slammed into a house. Police say the incident occurred shortly after 12:30 PM Saturday afternoon along Route 66 in Lucinda.  The vehicle, headed south, traveled off the left side of the highway, went through a yard, and hit a house. Investigators did…

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Three Arrested In Clarks Mills Church Burglary

Police in Mercer County say three people were arrested late last week in connection with an early morning burglary at a church in Clarks Mills. Investigators say two of the suspects have also admitted to as many as three other burglaries. The latest incident, reportedly spotted by a neighbor at about 1:00 AM last Wednesday,…

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Oil City Man Sentenced For Having Sex With A 13 Year-Old

An Oil City man was sentenced Friday to up to two years in jail on a charge of statutory sexual assault on a person four-to-eight years younger. 20 year-old Austin Colburn was accused of engaging in sex with a 13 year-old girl in the basement of his family’s home on North Street.  He entered a…

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Pittsburgh Man Arrested On Warrant In Leeper

A Pittsburgh man wanted on a warrant from Allegheny County was arrested late last week by U.S. Marshals in Leeper. Law enforcement officials say a Pittsburgh woman was also arrested on a charge of hindering apprehension. State Police officials and Clarion County Sheriff’s office deputies assisted in the arrests. Officials say 34 year-old Larry Wright,…

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