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14 Year-Old Boy Is Suspect In Butler Store Holdup

Police in Butler County say a fourteen year-old boy has been charged in the holdup of a store in Butler Township last week. The teen allegedly claimed he had a handgun, although investigators say they have not been able to produce any weapon.  Police say the robber escaped with store merchandise, and that they utilized store…

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Former Titusville Police Officer Acquitted Of Indecent Assault

A former Titusville police officer has been found not guilty of indecent assault and harassment charges in a case in which he had been accused of having inappropriate contact with a female clerk at an Oil Creek Township tobacco shop. 56 year-old Clarence Peterson was acquitted on Tuesday by a jury in Crawford County Court.…

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Crews Fight Wednesday Morning Fire In Rocky Grove

Several fire crews responded before 6:00 AM Wednesday morning to a structure fire in Rocky Grove. Reports indicate the blaze broke out at a two-story residence on the 200-block of Front Street.  Some eyewitnesses believe the structure will be declared a total loss. It is not believed that anyone was hurt. Representatives from ten fire departments…

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Leeper Man Hospitalized In Pittsburgh After Crash In Northern Clarion County

A Leeper man was airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital early Wednesday morning after a one-vehicle crash in northern Clarion County. State Police officials say 51 year-old Robert Burgoyne was traveling on Breezemont Road in Farmington Township when his pickup left the road and slammed into a tree. Burgoyne was trapped in the wreckage of his…

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PIAA Basketball Semifinal Results – Tuesday, March 17

PIAA High School Basketball Semifinal Playoff Results  –  Tuesday, March 17:   Boys’ “A” Farrell 57, Kennedy Catholic 53  (OT) Philadelphia Constitution 87, Philadelphia Math, Civics and Sciences 46   Boys’ “AA” Aliquippa 72, West Middlesex 48 Conwell-Egan 55, Loyalsock 44   Boys’ “AAA” Archbishop Carroll 59, Cathedral Prep 32 Neumann-Goretti 75, Imhotep Charter 67…

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Robert Morris Returns To NCAA Tournament

The Robert Morris Colonials are returning to the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament for the first time since 2010 when they dropped a three-point overtime decision to Villanova. After winning the championship of the Northeastern Conference Tournament, the Colonials (19-14) will take on North Florida (23-11) in a first-round contest – or what some people…

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Devils Blank Penguins; Pittsburgh Has Just One Goal In 3-Game Losing Streak

Cory Schneider (26-25-7) stopped all 35 shots he faced on Tuesday night, collecting his fifth shutout of the NHL season and leading the New Jersey Devils to a 2-0 home win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Newark, New Jersey. Jacob Josefson broke a scoreless tie with a goal late in the second period, and Adam…

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Pitt’s Season Ends With 60-54 NIT Loss To George Washington

The Pitt Panthers made just two three-pointers (2-for-11)  and shot 44 percent from the foul line (8-for-18) as their season ended with their fifth consecutive loss, a 60-54 defeat to George Washington in the first round of the NIT in a game played Tuesday night at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh. Only two Pitt players…

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Pirates On Losing End Of Wind-Driven 13-7 Preseason Loss To Houston

On a Tuesday afternoon with the wind “blowing out,” the Pittsburgh Pirates lost a 13-7 preseason decision to the Houston Astros at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida. Carlos Correa and Jason Castro both homered for Houston (7-4), and Chris Carter went 3-for-3 with four RBI’s The Pirates (6-6-2) were outhit 13-10, and all ten of…

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Four Departments Fight Titusville Store Fire

Four fire companies responded Tuesday evening to a fire on a business block in downtown Titusville. The blaze broke out around 8:30 PM in the 100-block of West Spring Street in a shop some sources have reported to be a comic book store. It took about two hours to contain the fire, and some firefighters…

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