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Former Titusville Police Officer Acquitted Of Indecent Assault

A former Titusville police officer has been found not guilty of indecent assault and harassment charges in a case in which he had been accused of having inappropriate contact with a female clerk at an Oil Creek Township tobacco shop. 56 year-old Clarence Peterson was acquitted on Tuesday by a jury in Crawford County Court.…

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Crews Fight Wednesday Morning Fire In Rocky Grove

Several fire crews responded before 6:00 AM Wednesday morning to a structure fire in Rocky Grove. Reports indicate the blaze broke out at a two-story residence on the 200-block of Front Street.  Some eyewitnesses believe the structure will be declared a total loss. It is not believed that anyone was hurt. Representatives from ten fire departments…

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Leeper Man Hospitalized In Pittsburgh After Crash In Northern Clarion County

A Leeper man was airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital early Wednesday morning after a one-vehicle crash in northern Clarion County. State Police officials say 51 year-old Robert Burgoyne was traveling on Breezemont Road in Farmington Township when his pickup left the road and slammed into a tree. Burgoyne was trapped in the wreckage of his…

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PIAA Basketball Semifinal Results – Tuesday, March 17

PIAA High School Basketball Semifinal Playoff Results  –  Tuesday, March 17:   Boys’ “A” Farrell 57, Kennedy Catholic 53  (OT) Philadelphia Constitution 87, Philadelphia Math, Civics and Sciences 46   Boys’ “AA” Aliquippa 72, West Middlesex 48 Conwell-Egan 55, Loyalsock 44   Boys’ “AAA” Archbishop Carroll 59, Cathedral Prep 32 Neumann-Goretti 75, Imhotep Charter 67…

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Robert Morris Returns To NCAA Tournament

The Robert Morris Colonials are returning to the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament for the first time since 2010 when they dropped a three-point overtime decision to Villanova. After winning the championship of the Northeastern Conference Tournament, the Colonials (19-14) will take on North Florida (23-11) in a first-round contest – or what some people…

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Devils Blank Penguins; Pittsburgh Has Just One Goal In 3-Game Losing Streak

Cory Schneider (26-25-7) stopped all 35 shots he faced on Tuesday night, collecting his fifth shutout of the NHL season and leading the New Jersey Devils to a 2-0 home win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Newark, New Jersey. Jacob Josefson broke a scoreless tie with a goal late in the second period, and Adam…

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Pitt’s Season Ends With 60-54 NIT Loss To George Washington

The Pitt Panthers made just two three-pointers (2-for-11)  and shot 44 percent from the foul line (8-for-18) as their season ended with their fifth consecutive loss, a 60-54 defeat to George Washington in the first round of the NIT in a game played Tuesday night at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh. Only two Pitt players…

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Pirates On Losing End Of Wind-Driven 13-7 Preseason Loss To Houston

On a Tuesday afternoon with the wind “blowing out,” the Pittsburgh Pirates lost a 13-7 preseason decision to the Houston Astros at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida. Carlos Correa and Jason Castro both homered for Houston (7-4), and Chris Carter went 3-for-3 with four RBI’s The Pirates (6-6-2) were outhit 13-10, and all ten of…

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Four Departments Fight Titusville Store Fire

Four fire companies responded Tuesday evening to a fire on a business block in downtown Titusville. The blaze broke out around 8:30 PM in the 100-block of West Spring Street in a shop some sources have reported to be a comic book store. It took about two hours to contain the fire, and some firefighters…

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Route 268 Reopened – Again – Late Tuesday; Wilson Chute Route Near Meadville Closed

Officials again reopened Route 268 in the Parker area late Tuesday after the road had been closed due to flooding for a second time. The highway was first closed over the weekend when, at times, close to three feet of water covered the pavement.  It had opened to traffic on Monday. The road was then…

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