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Handgun Sales In Pennsylvania Have Increased By 171 Percent Since 2001

State Police numbers released by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette show that the sales of handguns in Pennsylvania have increased by 171 percent in the last dozen or so years. The numbers represent sales during the years 2001 through 2013.  Concealed-carry permits have climbed during the same time period by about 166 percent, and sportsmen’s licenses have…

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Emlenton Man Charged In Butler Township In April 8 Gun Incident

Law enforcement officials in Butler County have charged an Emlenton-area man in an April 8 incident in which he is accused of pulling a gun on another man whom he had accused of consorting with his wife. Butler Township Police documents indicate that 27 year-old Brett McHenry has been charged with reckless endangerment, simple assault…

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Bankruptcy Court Judge To Decide On Additional Prep Time For Conneaut Lake Park Trustees

A federal bankruptcy court judge is expected to rule Tuesday whether the trustees of Conneaut Lake Park will be granted additional time to file a reorganization plan. The plan was originally to have been submitted earlier this month, but the park trustees asked the court for an extension until the end of June.  The park’s…

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Titusville Man Charged In Weekend Police Chase

A Titusville man has been charged in connection with an automobile chase which police officials say covered several miles through Oil Creek Township in southern Crawford County over the weekend. State Police from the Corry station say the chase began as they tried to stop 19 year-old Scott Fry for a traffic violation on Route…

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Titusville Man Jailed; Is Accused Of Firing Ten Shots Into The Ground Near A Woman During A Domestic Dispute

A Titusville-area man was jailed early Sunday after a domestic dispute in Cherrytree Township in which police say he fired as many as ten shots into the ground near the woman with whom he was arguing. State Police officials say 32 year-old Daniel Conway was charged initially with simple assault, and was lodged in lieu…

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Pirates Romp 8-0, Win 5th Straight, Sweep Diamondbacks

The Pittsburgh Pirates outhit the Diamondbacks 14-to-3 on Sunday afternoon, romping to their fifth consecutive victory, 8-0 over Arizona, and earning a sweep of a three-game weekend series in Phoenix. Pittsburgh starter Francisco Liriano (1-1) walked six batters, but also struck out seven and allowed only two hits over 6-and-a-third innings. Neil Walker went 3-for-4,…

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NHL/NBA Playoff Results – April 25, 26

NHL Playoff Results  –  (best-of-seven opening-round series):   Saturday, April 25 Chicago 4, Nashville 3  (Blackhawks win series 4-2) Calgary 7, Vancouver 4  (Flames win series 4-2) NY Islanders 3, Washington 1  (series tied 3-3) Detroit 4, Tampa Bay 0  (Red Wings lead series 3-2)   Sunday, April 26 Montreal 2, Ottawa 0  (Canadiens win…

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Two Butler County Residents Charged In Squabble Along Interstate 80 In Venango County

State Police officials say two Butler County residents have been charged after they were involved in a physical altercation at an Interstate 80 on-ramp in southern Venango County on Saturday evening. Troopers did not reveal the identity of the two individuals, except to say they are a 49 year-old man and a 42 year-old woman,…

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Police Say Oil City Woman Arrested Friday Night Carried About 80 Syringes

An Oil City woman faces multiple charges after police say she was in possession of about eighty syringes when they arrested her late Friday night on a public drunkenness charge. Oil City Police say Brandy Deeter was also in possession of a small amount of a controlled substance and other drug paraphernalia. Police say Deeter…

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Kurt Busch Wins At Richmond

Kurt Busch outsprinted teammate Kevin Harvick over the final twelve laps on Sunday to take the checkered flag at the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway in Virginia for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year. Ironically, the top Toyota finish was seventh place with a car driven by Matt Kenseth.  Drivers…

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