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Two Hurt In Two-Vehicle Crash In Cranberry Township

Two drivers from Franklin were hurt, one seriously, in a two-vehicle crash in Cranberry Township on Wednesday morning. State Police officials tell KQW that the accident occurred shortly before 9:00 AM on Route 322 between Cranberry and Victory Heights when a station wagon driven by 19 year-old Hannah McCarthy slammed into the rear of a pickup operated…

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Utility Worker Hospitalized In Pittsburgh After Trench Collapse In Grove City

A utility company worker was hospitalized in Pittsburgh on Wednesday after a trench which he and a co-worker were digging collapsed on them. The incident occurred in Grove City.  The identity of the injured man was not released. Eyewitnesses say the two men were digging an eight-foot trench Wednesday afternoon, and both men became trapped…

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Three Franklin Residents Sentenced In California-To-Venango County Drug Connection

Three Franklin-area residents were sentenced in Venango County Court this week for their parts in a California-to-Venango County drug operation. 23 year-old Matthew Nulph was sentenced to seven months to two years – less one day – in county jail, plus three years probation, while  25 year-old Kyle Nulph received three years probation and 32…

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Franklin Man Wanted On Ohio Warrant Arrested In Sugarcreek Borough

A Franklin man wanted on a warrant issued in Ohio was arrested in Sugarcreek Borough on Wednesday afternoon. Sugarcreek Borough Police say Brian Mahoney is wanted in Carroll County, Ohio on sixteen counts of pandering sexually-oriented material involving a minor. After his arrest, Mahoney was lodged in the Venango County Jail.  There, he was awaiting…

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Former Seneca Man Sentenced To One-To-Two Years In County Jail For Firing Shots Into A Franklin Home

A former Seneca man has been sentenced to one-to-two years in the Venango County Jail on his guilty plea in a case in which he was accused of twice firing shots into a Franklin home. 20 year-old Immanuel Smith, whose address is now listed as Knox, was accused of shooting into a home on the…

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Slippery Rock’s Matt Adams Hits Game-Winning Homer; Cards, Giants Both Advance To NLCS

Slippery Rock University’s Matt Adams, a Phillipsburg native, slammed a three-run home run on Tuesday night, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals into the National League Championship Series by virtue of a 3-2 home victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The Cards won their best-of-five NL Division Series with Los Angeles three-games-to-one. Adams’ blast followed seventh-inning singles…

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Marcess Williams Named Clarion University’s New Men’s Basketball Coach

New Brighton native Marcess Williams has been named the new men’s basketball coach at Clarion University. Williams replaces the school’s winningest coach, Ron Righter, who retired after 26 years with the Golden Eagles job.  Righter posted a combined record of 402-299 (.573).  His team won the PSAC Championship in 2001 and PSAC West Division titles in…

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Harrisville Pedestrian Dies From Injuries Sustained In Tuesday Morning Incident

A Harrisville man has died from the injuries he sustained when he was hit by a vehicle near a Harrisville intersection early Tuesday morning.. The fatal incident occurred around 5:30 AM Tuesday near the intersection of Routes 8 and 58. State Police from the Butler station now say 80 year-old Paul Emmett died later Tuesday at a hospital in…

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Franklin Woman Injured In Rollover On East State Road

A Franklin woman was injured Tuesday afternoon in a rollover accident on East State Road in Seneca. State Police at the Franklin station tell KQW that 22 year-old Emily Nelson lost control of her car on wet pavement on a left, downhill curve shortly before 4:00 PM Tuesday.  Nelson’s car traveled off the right side…

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Three Escape Uninjured When Car Hits Furniture-Making Business

Three men escaped without injuries Tuesday morning when their car left a highway in northern Venango County and struck a furniture-making business. State Police officials tell KQW the incident occurred around 6:00 AM Tuesday on Route 417 in Oakland Township. Troopers report that a southbound car driven by 28 year-old Brian Wessel, from Titusville, traveled…

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