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Shippenville Man Dies In Crawford County Crash

A Shippenville man died early Sunday morning when his truck left a Crawford County road and rolled over. 48 year-old Timothy Aaron was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Route 285 in North Shenango Township. Accident investigators say Aaron’s truck left the highway, hit a culvert and rolled numerous times.  Aaron was…

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Parker Motorcyclist Injured When Hit By Car

A Parker man was hurt Sunday evening when his motorcycle was hit by a car in an incident in the Emlenton area. State Police say 54 year-old Terrence McGuirk was wearing a helmet.  The severity of his injuries is unknown. Troopers tell KQW that McGuirk’s motorcycle was struck at the intersection of Airport and West…

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Four Hurt In Two-Vehicle Crash On Route 322

Four people were injured Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on Route 322 in Cranberry Township. State Police investigators identified the drivers as 34 year-old Denise Little, from Brookville, and 20 year-old Cassandra Lindsey, from Clintonville.  Troopers tell KQW that Little’s S-U-V struck Lindsey’s car at a Route 322 intersection shortly before 2:30 PM Saturday.…

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Damage To Cranberry Township Farm Investigated

Regional police are investigating an estimated $6,000 worth of damage caused to freshly-planted crops on a Cranberry Township farm. State Police investigators say someone drove a vehicle in circles through fields along Tarkiln Road sometime around 3:00 AM Monday morning, damaging at least three different types of crops. Troopers at the Franklin station in Cranberry…

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Man Jailed For Allegedly Physically Assaulting A 19 Year-Old Woman

A local man was  jailed Friday night after he allegedly physically assaulted a younger woman at a location in Scrubgrass Township. State Police investigators did not release details on the incident, but described it as a domestic dispute. Troopers tell KQW that 48 year-old Chris Drake was arrested and was charged with simple assault after…

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Harvick Wins Holiday Weekend’s Coca-Cola 600

Kevin Harvick pulled away from Kasey Kahne on a restart with eleven laps remaining on Sunday and captured the checkered flag at NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. Harvick won the Sprint Cup series’ longest event for the second time in three years. The race was stopped for almost 30…

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Tony Kanaan Wins Indy 500

Tony Kanaan, who had finished second at the Indianapolis 500 in 2004, and had placed third in two other years, finally won at The Brickyard on Sunday. The race featured 68 lead changes, and finished under a caution flag due to an accident involving defending champion Dario Franchitti. Rookie Carlos Munoz finished second, and defending…

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Boo Weekley Wins At Colonial For 3rd PGA Tour Title

Boo Weekley fashioned a 4-under-par 66 on Sunday to hold on for the win at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Country Club. It was Weekley’s first PGA Tour victory since 2008, and his third overall.  He won at Harbour Town in both 2007 and 2008. Weekley finished the four-day tournament with a score of…

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Venango County Treasurer: Hunting Licenses To Be Available June 10

The Venango County Treasurer’s office says 2013-2014 hunting and fur taker licenses will be available at their office in the County Courthouse Annex in Franklin on June 10. Resident antlerless deer license applications, through the mail only, may be accepted beginning July 8. To qualify for a resident license, a person must have maintained a…

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Neal’s Hat Trick Lifts Penguins To Series Win

James Neal, who had never scored a home playoff goal, recorded a hat trick and added an assist on Friday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins skated past the Ottawa Senators 6-2 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, and won their NHL Eastern Conference semifinal series 4-games-to-one. The Penguins will move on to take on the…

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