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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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$500 In Concessions Stolen From Franklin High School Baseball Food Stand

Officials in the Franklin High School athletic department learned Saturday morning that the concession stand at the school’s baseball field had been robbed overnight. Police officials are reporting that about $500 in snacks and beverages were removed.  It is believed the thief or thieves broke in sometime between 7:00 PM Friday and 9:30 AM Saturday.…

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Four Hurt In President Township Crash

A woman and three children were injured on Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash on Route 62 in President Township in northern Venango County. Police officials say a car driven by 41 year-old Debra Hinderliter, from Tionesta, skidded on wet pavement, left the highway, and flipped over one complete rotation, landing on its tires. Hinderliter…

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Pens Close Season With Pair Of OT Losses; Will Face Columbus In Playoffs

After closing the regular season with back-to-back overtime losses, the Pittsburgh Penguins, as the number-2 seed in the NHL’s Eastern Conference, have drawn the Columbus Blue Jackets as their opponent in the first round of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. Game one of the best-of-seven, opening round series will be played Wednesday night at 7:30…

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Bubba Wins Second Masters Green Jacket In Three Years

For the second time in three years, Bubba Watson has won the Masters, becoming the 17th golfer to ever win the prestigious golf event at Augusta National in Georgia more than one time. As 20 year-old Jordan Spieth attempted to become the youngest-ever Masters winner and fell from two strokes ahead after the seventh hole…

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Brewers Sweep Bucs

The Pittsburgh Pirates managed just four hits on Sunday in a 4-1 loss in Milwaukee as the red-hot Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Bucs at Miller Park with their ninth consecutive victory. Andrew McCutchen’s sacrifice fly in the fourth inning provided the only run for Pittsburgh (6-6).  Otherwise, they were unable to provide…

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Harvick Becomes First Two-Time Sprint Cup Winner Of 2014

Kevin Harvick passed Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Saturday night on the second try at a green-white, checkered flag finish to become the first two-race winner of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, capturing the Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. With Saturday’s win combined with an earlier victory in Phoenix, Harvick appears to…

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