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PIAA High School Basketball Championship Results

PIAA High School Basketball Championships:  (all games at the Giant Center in Hershey)   FRIDAY, MARCH 20   Girls’ “AA”  – Neumann-Goretti 79, Seton LaSalle 34   Boys’ “A”  –  Philadelphia Constitution 85, Farrell 53   Girls’ “AAAA”  –  Cumberland Valley 40, Central Bucks West 35   Boys’ “AAA”  –  Neumann-Goretti 69, Archbishop Carroll 67    …

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NCAA Basketball Second Round Results – Friday, March 20

NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament Second Round Results  –  Friday, March 20:   East Regional Michigan State 70, Georgia 63 Virginia 79, Belmont 67 Oklahoma 69, Albany 60 Dayton 66, Providence 53 Northern Iowa 71, Wyoming 54 Louisville 57, UC-Irvine 55   South Regional Duke 85, Robert Morris 56 San Diego State 76, St. John’s…

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Robert Morris Eliminated By Duke

The extended college basketball season for Robert Morris came to an end on Friday night as the Colonials (20-15) dropped an 85-56 decision to the South Regional’s number-one team, Duke, in a game played in Charlotte in the second round of the NCAA men’s tournament. The Colonials’ Rodney Pryor made 10 of his 19 shots…

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Edinboro University Student From Venango County Charged In Double Shooting

A former Oil City man who is a student at Edinboro University was charged over the weekend in the shootings of two other students. The victims, males ages 19 and 24, were taken to an Erie hospital.  One was reportedly shot in the thigh and the other in the shoulder.  Their injuries were described as…

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Utica Man Faces Charges After Reported High-Speed Chase In Victory Township

A Utica man who State Police say led them on a high-speed chase through Victory Township early Sunday morning faces numerous charges. Troopers say they spotted 19 year-old Bradon Jolley driving at a high rate of speed in the wrong lane of travel on old Route 8 around 1:30 AM Sunday.  Jolley allegedly tried to outrun them…

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Oil City Man Charged In Alleged Assault Incident

An Oil City man was arrested Friday night after he allegedly threatened a juvenile with a knife. Initial police reports indicate the incident stemmed from a “hacky sack” game being played along Hoffman Avenue in Oil City sometime after 10:00 PM Friday. Police say David Wise was charged with simple assault, making terroristic threats, reckless…

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Two Oil City Men Charged In Separate Threat Incidents At Oakwood Road Residence

Two Oil City men have been charged in separate incidents which police say endangered a 45 year-old Cranberry Township woman at an Oakwood Road residence outside of Oil City. State Police officials say they charged 24 year-old Josie Harkless with making terroristic threats and endangering the welfare of another person in a Thursday afternoon incident,…

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Oil City Man Charged As Drunk And Disorderly At UPMC Northwest

State Police officials say an Oil City man faces charges of disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after a  series of incidents early Sunday morning at UPMC Northwest in Cranberry. Investigators say James Moore was taken by individuals described by troopers as “other intoxicated persons” to the hospital for the treatment of undisclosed injuries.  Police say Moore…

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Charges Against Franklin Heroin Sale Suspect Include Endangering The Welfare Of Children

Charges against a Franklin woman accused of selling heroin at an Oak Hill residence now include endangering the welfare of children because police say two young children were present at the time. Charges against 27 year-old Carmella Poch also include conspiracy, both the possession and sale of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and the…

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Cochranton Woman Named Venango County Humane Officer

A Cochranton woman who once served in the U.S. Army and National Guard and for 25 years as a Pittsburgh city police officer has become the new humane officer for Venango County. Regina Martin was sworn in last week, becoming the first county humane officer in about two years.  Her job will be to handle possible…

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