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Franklin Knocked Out Of 9-10 Year-Old Sectional Tournament

Franklin’s 9-and-10 year-old Little League All-Stars were unable to hold an early  6-1 lead Wednesday night and dropped a 9-6 decision to Conneaut Lake/Linesville in the “B” bracket final of the Section 1 Tournament being played in Meadville. Conneaut Lake/Linesville will face DuBois Thursday night at 6:00 PM in the tournament championship and for the…

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Arrest Made Of Possible Witness In Stabbing Death Of Teen Whose Body Was Found In A Grove City Landfill

A Youngstown-area woman faces a charge of obstruction of justice in the case in which the body of a teenage girl was found in a garbage company landfill in the Grove City area. Sheriff’s Department officials in Mahoning County, Ohio say Roneishia Johnson, from Austintown, turned herself in to United States Marshals on Monday.  Johnson…

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Two Teens Survive Multiple Rollovers Through Sugarcreek Borough Corn Field

Two teenagers escaped injury when the car driven by one of the youths left a Sugarcreek Borough Road and flipped several times through a corn field. The incident occurred Monday afternoon near the intersection of Beatty Run and Independent Roads between Wyattville and Cooperstown.  Police officials say the driver was 16 and had held a driver’s…

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Seneca Man Charged In Alleged Assaults On Two Women

A Seneca man has been charged for allegedly assaulting two young women at an apartment in Pinoak Village in Seneca. State Police officials have charged 21 year-old Casey Johnson with simple assault, reckless endangerment and harassment.  The alleged victims were identified as 21- and 20 year-old females, and police say the incident happened around 2:45…

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Motorcycle Rider From New York City Seriously Injured In I-80 Crash In Southern Venango County

A New York City man was seriously injured on Interstate 80 in southern Venango County when his motorcycle slammed into two vehicles traveling ahead of him. In releasing the details of the Sunday evening crash, State Police officials report that 29 year-old Kashif Edwards was airlifted to a hospital in Youngstown.  The operators of the two…

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Clarion Advances To State Little League Tournament; Franklin 9-10′s Bumped To “B” Bracket At Meadville

Clarion’s Little League baseball All-Stars defeated Punxsutawney 10-1 in a game played in Saegertown on Tuesday night to win the Section 1 tournament and advance to the state Little League Tournament which begins Sunday morning. Clarion (6-0) will compete in an 8-team tourney hosted by the Lower Perkiomen Little League in Skippack Township in Montgomery…

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American League Wins All-Star Game, Grabs World Series Home Advantage; Mike Trout Earns MVP

Mike Trout gave the American League leads with both an RBI triple and a run-scoring double, and the junior circuit defeated the National League 5-3 on Tuesday night in Major League Baseball’s annual All-Star Game played at Target Field in Minneapolis. Trout was named the game’s Most Valuable Player after going 2-for-3 with a run…

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Penguins: Crosby Will Not Have Surgery

Contrary to a published report from last week, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will not be undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist. Team general manager Jim Rutherford said in a statement released Tuesday that Crosby will “continue treatments and be evaluated regularly while he prepares for training camp in September.”  Rutherford had admitted last…

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Oil City Police Discount Reports Of Attempted Kidnapping, But Are Investigating Online Rumors

In Oil City, police say online stories regarding alleged attempted abductions in the Hasson Heights area are exaggerated, but they have been investigating the reports and are keeping a close eye on the neighborhood and the rest of the city. Oil City Police have investigated three different stories reported by the social media, all involving…

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Former Titusville Policeman Gets 10-25 Years In State Prison In West Virginia Sexual Assault Case

A retired Titusville policeman was sentenced Monday to 10-to-25 years in state prison on his convictions in a West Virginia sexual assault case. 58 year-old Richard Wakefield IV was convicted in February in Jefferson County, West Virginia on two counts apiece of second- and third-degree sexual assault.  Wakefield had been accused of molesting a 25 year-old…

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