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Three Year-Old Hurt In Cooperstown-Area Crash

A three year-old boy was taken to UPMC Northwest following a two-vehicle crash outside Cooperstown on Thursday morning.  State Police accident investigators described the child’s injuries as “moderate.” The collision happened just before 7:15 AM at the intersection of Foster and Tologo Roads in Jackson Township. Troopers say the crash occurred when an S-U-V driven by…

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PennDOT’s Local Operation Sends Assistance To Storm-Ravaged Eastern Pennsylvania

PennDOT District 1 on Thursday mobilized emergency team members to deliver assistance to eastern Pennsylvania counties which have again been ravaged by a winter storm. On Thursday morning, five trucks, ten equipment operators and four foremen from Venango, Crawford and Mercer Counties were dispatched to Carbon and Monroe Counties, which are part of PennDOT District 5. District…

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Another Storm Strikes Much Of Pennsylvania; The Oil Region Is Spared

While as much as three-quarters of Pennsylvania was again being socked by a winter storm on Thursday, the Oil Region was spared the heavy accumulations of snow, and the temperature here pushed to just above the thirty degree mark for one of the first times this February. Meanwhile, snows in the western half of the…

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Ennis’ 35-Foot,Three-Point Buzzer-Beater Sinks Pitt

Freshman Tyler Ennis drained a 35-foot, three-point shot at the buzzer Wednesday night, giving still-undefeated Syracuse a 58-56 victory over Pitt in an ACC game played in Pittsburgh. It marked the first loss by Pitt in the ten games they have played against top-5 teams in the 12-year history of the Petersen Events Center. C.J.…

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Harrisville Man Found Dead In A Backyard Near A Slippery Rock Bar

The State Police have begun an investigation into the death of a Harrisville man whose body was found early Wednesday evening in a yard near the rear of a bar in downtown Slippery Rock. The deceased was identified as 28 year-old Aaron Cook. As of Thursday morning, officials had released few details, but Cook had reportedly been seen leaving the bar…

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Erie Man Accused Of Threatening 13 People From His Forest County Jail Cell

A state prison inmate from Erie is accused of threatening thirteen different people with mailings sent from the State Correctional Institution in Forest County. Officials claim 25 year-old Adam Mallin sent a total of 17 letters in October, January and early this month threatening violence against police and probation officials, judges, prosecuting attorneys and court…

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Butler Man Gets Life Sentences In Tionesta Murders

A Butler man was sentenced Wednesday to consecutive terms of life in prison without parole upon his guilty pleas entered the same day in the deaths of two people near Tionesta last April. 38 year-old Scott Black entered pleas of guilty in Forest County Court to charges of second-degree murder in the deaths of 42…

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Driver Hurt, Students Safe As Vehicle Hits School Bus In Oil City

One adult was injured in a collision between a motor vehicle and a school bus following classes in Oil City on Tuesday. Officials say all of the students riding the bus escaped injury. The incident occurred at about 3:40 PM at the intersection of Harriott and Bissell Avenues in Oil City.  Police say the bus…

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Police Say Oil City School Lockdown Friday Was Prompted By Guns Found In A Car

Police officials in Oil City said Tuesday that the partial lockdown of Oil City High School last Friday afternoon was ordered after two guns were found in a car parked on school property. Authorities say they do not believe that the weapons were ever intended to be taken into the school.  Classes continued, but the…

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Ohio Man Charged After Six Guns Were Found In A Trunk Wheel Well In His Car

An Ohio man has been charged after State Police say they found six handguns hidden in his car during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Barkeyville. Officials say 35 year-old Timothy Holmes, from Akron, was charged with six counts of carrying a firearm without a license. Troopers say they stopped Holmes shortly after 8:30…

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