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Two Franklin Men Arrested In Third Ward Fight In Which A Shot Was Fired

Two Franklin men were arrested late Sunday night after an altercation in which police say a shotgun was fired. Franklin City Police say the incident began shortly after 10:30 PM while 29 year-old Kerry Switzer and 34 year-old Jeremy Tenney were drinking outside Switzer’s residence on Grant Street.  At one point, Switzer ordered Tenney to leave,…

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Damages Tabbed At Over $100,000 In Weekend Fire In Clarion

Officials have estimated losses at more than $100,000 in a fire that heavily damaged a building in Clarion Township on Saturday afternoon. The blaze broke out around 1:30 PM in the back of a building owned by 42 year-old William Snyder, from Corsica.  Flames had spread to the roof of the structure by the time firefighters arrived…

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Two Escape Injury When Truck Hits Cranberry Township House

An Oil City-area woman and a male passenger escaped injury, but the woman faces charges after the pickup she was allegedly driving left the road and hit a house in Cranberry Township over the weekend. The State Police say the incident occurred on East State Road in Seneca shortly before 11:30 PM Friday night. Troopers…

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Michigan Fugitive Apprehended On I-80 Near Barkeyville

A Michigan man was arrested as he hitchhiked west on Interstate 80 near Barkeyville late Friday afternoon. State Police troopers say they apprehended Casey Quinnan, from Bay City, after they learned he was wanted on a warrant in Michigan.  Their report did not specify the pending Michigan charges. Quinnan was arraigned on a charge of…

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Powerball Jackpot Estimate Amps To $400 Million

There has still been no grand prize jackpot winner in the Powerball Lottery game.  Lottery officials now estimate the annuity value of the jackpot in Wednesday’s drawing will be $400 million. The estimated cash value is listed at $223.6 million. Two tickets for Saturday’s drawing purchased here in Pennsylvania did contain the first five numbers…

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Pitt Routs New Mexico, But Penn State Drops 3-Pointer To Central Florida

Pennsylvania’s major college football teams split their contests on Saturday, with Pitt winning a 49-27 near-laugher at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, but Penn State dropping a 34-31 decision to visiting Central Florida at Beaver Stadium. Freshman Tyler Boyd, the former Clairton High School star, paced Pitt (1-1) with 195 total yards and two touchdowns.  Boyd…

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High School Football Results – Week 3

High School Football Results – Week 3   Friday, September 13 General McLane 31, Oil City 21 Lakeview 42, Franklin 0 Sharon 58, Titusville 8 Meadville 12, Erie East 6  (OT) Slippery Rock 21, Central Tech 6 Warren 32, Bradford 14 DuBois 49, Punxsutawney 7 Grove City 37, Reynolds 30 Hickory 42, Wilmington 6 Greenville…

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Pennsylvania Observes National Child Passenger Safety Week

Pennsylvania joins the rest of the country in observing National Child Passenger Safety Week September 15 through 21. Saturday, September 21 has been designated as “National Seat Check Saturday.” Pennsylvania law requires that children under the age of four ride in a federally-approved car seat that is appropriate for the child’s age, height and weight. …

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Police Say Shippenville Man Is Charged In Prescription Drug Probe

A Shippenville man was jailed last week after his arraignment on drug and forgery charges in a case in which police say a doctor alerted them to a possible prescription medication fraud. Clarion Borough Police say 38 year-old Ryan Wise tried to add 300 oxycodone pills to a doctor’s prescription for another medication.  A Clarion…

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Homer Off Grilli Gives Cubs A 5-4 Win In Pittsburgh

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning against Pirates reliever Jason Grilli on Friday night, giving Chicago a 5-4 win at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, and snapping the Bucs’ four-game losing streak. The loss dropped the Pirates one game behind the St. Louis Cardinals, who…

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