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New Jersey Truck Driver Says He Was Robbed At Gunpoint On Rural Road Outside Of Titusville

A truck driver from New Jersey says he was robbed at gunpoint along a rural road outside of Titusville by a man from whom he had asked directions. The 46 year-old Clementon man says his GPS unit had led him to Old Route 8 where he stopped to ask for directions.  The driver says a…

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Pirates Reach .500; Earn 3rd Straight Victory In Road Trip Opener In Philly

Starling Marte slammed a go-ahead, three-run home run in the top of the third inning on Monday night, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates their third consecutive victory, a 4-3 win over the Phillies in the first game of a four-game series in Philadelphia. The win put the Pirates (16-16) back at the .500 mark.  Philadelphia (11-22)…

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NBA Playoff Results – Monday, May 11

NBA Playoff Results  –  Monday, May 11 (best-of-seven conference semifinal series):   Atlanta 106, Washington 101  (series tied 2-2) Golden State 101, Memphis 84  (series tied 2-2)

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Brady Gets Four-Game Suspension; Agent Says He Will Appeal

The National Football League on Monday handed New England quarterback Tom Brady a four-game suspension for allegedly having been connected with the tampering with footballs during the AFC championship game in January. The NFL also fined the Patriots one million dollars, matching the highest fine ever levied against a  team in the league, and took…

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Kennerdell Man Sustains Minor Injuries Crashing Through Work Zone At Deep Hollow Road Bridge Construction

State Police say a Kennerdell man escaped with only minor injuries early Monday morning when his car crashed through barriers at the bridge rehabilitation work zone on Deep Hollow Road in Cranberry Township. Troopers tell KQW that 23 year-old Daniel Decker approached the work zone from the south at about 12:30 AM.  Decker’s car struck…

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Man In Fatal Brookville Auto Incident Was Former Seneca Resident

Reports from Jefferson County indicate that a man who died in a motor vehicle crash on Main Street in Brookville on Saturday night had previously been a resident of the Seneca area. 29 year-old Brenton Ruhlman was pronounced dead at Brookville Hospital shortly after midnight Sunday morning. Brookville Borough Police officials say they found Ruhlman…

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Mercer County Woman Charged With Homicide By Vehicle In Fatal May, 2014 Crash In Southern Venango County

Numerous charges, including homicide by vehicle, were lodged late last week against a Mercer County woman as a result of a three-vehicle crash in southern Venango County in May of last year that took the life of a Polk-area man. Officials say 36 year-old Holly Eppinger, from Fredonia, is also charged with two D-U-I counts,…

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State DEP Begins 2015 Black Fly Spraying Program

The state’s Department of Environmental Protection says this year’s aerial spraying program to combat black flies will cover 36 counties and more than 1,600 miles of rivers and streams. Spraying began in  late April along the Schuykill River in eastern Pennsylvania.  Other waterways will be treated as stream flows and weather conditions allow. In this…

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Pirates Win Weekend Series From First-Place Cardinals

Jung-Ho Kang both homered and singled home the tiebreaking run on Sunday afternoon as thee Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the first-place St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 in the rubber game of a three-game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Gregory Polanco and Jordy Mercer also drove home runs for the Pirates (15-16).  Kang, the Korean rookie who…

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NHL/NBA Playoff Results – May 8, 9, 10

NHL Playoff Results  (best-of-seven conference semifinal series):   Sunday, May 10 Anaheim 3, Calgary 2  (OT)  (Ducks win series 4-games-to-1) NY Rangers 4, Washington 3  (series tied 3-3)   Saturday, May 9 Montreal 2, Tampa Bay 1  (Lightning leads series 3-2)   Friday, May 8 NY Rangers 2, Washington 1  (OT) Anaheim 4, Calgary 2…

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