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Deadlocked Pirates Game Suspended Until Tuesday

A Monday night game in Cincinnati in which ten home runs were hit in six innings will be resumed on Tuesday, preceding a regularly scheduled game, with the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds deadlocked at 7-7. The Pirates had slammed six solo homers, one shy of the team record.  The Reds belted four round-trippers,…

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Tax Deadline Day Is Here

If you have not yet filed your income tax forms, you are down to the last several hours in which to get the job done. Today (April 15) is the deadline date for filing your income taxes on the federal, state and local levels. If you cannot finish your federal forms by the midnight deadline,…

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Two Year-Old Shot In The Face With A Handgun Near Cochranton

In Crawford County, police are investigating an incident in which a two year-old boy was shot in the face with a handgun. The incident occurred shortly after 1:30 PM Monday at a residence on Sugar Creek Lane in Wayne Township near Cochranton.  Investigators have released few details surrounding the incident, but early reports indicate the…

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Franklin Woman Seriously Injured In Route 62 Rollover

A Franklin woman was seriously injured late Monday night in a rollover incident on Route 62 in Frenchcreek Township near Polk. State Police officials say 54 year-old Sherry Wilson was rushed to a Youngstown hospital following the crash which happened shortly before 11:00 PM Monday. Troopers say Wilson’s southbound vehicle left the right side of the…

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Franklin Financial Adviser Charged With Stealing From 97 Year-Old Client

Charges have been filed in Crawford County against a Franklin financial adviser accused of transferring more than $183,000 from two accounts held by an elderly client. The alleged victim has been identified as a 97 year-old Meadville woman. 69 year-old David Seagren was arraigned Monday on 51 charges, including multiple counts of theft by deception,…

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Oil City School Employees Argue Against Plan To Contract Out For Cafeteria And Custodial Services

About forty unionized school employees showed up at a meeting of the Oil City Area School Board on Monday to speak out against a plan to contract an outside firm to provide cafeteria and custodial services to the school district. Arguments against the proposal ranged from the loss of local jobs to a perceived lack…

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Two Arrested In Meadville-Area Convenience Store Robbery

Officials of several law enforcement agencies have arrested a second man suspected in Friday morning’s armed robbery at a convenience store near Meadville. U.S. Marshals, state and local police, and officials from the Crawford County Sheriff’s office say they arrested a man they identified as 21 year-old Bradley Whitslar in a wooded area near Meadville…

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Investigation Continues Into Large Fire At Greenville-Reynolds Industrial Park

A State Police firs marshal has been investigating the cause of a Friday fire that swept through a large section of the Greenville-Reynolds Industrial Park in western Mercer County. More than 100 firefighters from four counties in two states responded to the blaze which actually mushroomed after they arrived on the scene. The fire destroyed…

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Franklin Woman Injured In Saturday Night Rollover In Rocky Grove

A Franklin-area woman was injured in Rocky Grove early Saturday night when the vehicle she was driving left a street, hit a tree and rolled over. Accident investigators believe a medical condition may have led to the crash at around 8:30 PM Saturday on the 1000-block of Rocky Grove Avenue. The driver, 27 year-old Amanda Culbertson,…

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Titusville Man Tazed In Late Night WalMart Incidents

Police officials say they were forced to use a Tazer gun on a man they arrested at the Titusville WalMart complex late Saturday night. Police say 25 year-old Wayne Burnside was arraigned on numerous charges, and was taken to the Crawford County Jail with bond set at $7,500.  Charges include disorderly conduct, harassment, public drunkenness…

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