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Kennerdell Man Sustains Minor Injuries Crashing Through Work Zone At Deep Hollow Road Bridge Construction

State Police say a Kennerdell man escaped with only minor injuries early Monday morning when his car crashed through barriers at the bridge rehabilitation work zone on Deep Hollow Road in Cranberry Township. Troopers tell KQW that 23 year-old Daniel Decker approached the work zone from the south at about 12:30 AM.  Decker’s car struck…

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Man In Fatal Brookville Auto Incident Was Former Seneca Resident

Reports from Jefferson County indicate that a man who died in a motor vehicle crash on Main Street in Brookville on Saturday night had previously been a resident of the Seneca area. 29 year-old Brenton Ruhlman was pronounced dead at Brookville Hospital shortly after midnight Sunday morning. Brookville Borough Police officials say they found Ruhlman…

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Mercer County Woman Charged With Homicide By Vehicle In Fatal May, 2014 Crash In Southern Venango County

Numerous charges, including homicide by vehicle, were lodged late last week against a Mercer County woman as a result of a three-vehicle crash in southern Venango County in May of last year that took the life of a Polk-area man. Officials say 36 year-old Holly Eppinger, from Fredonia, is also charged with two D-U-I counts,…

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State DEP Begins 2015 Black Fly Spraying Program

The state’s Department of Environmental Protection says this year’s aerial spraying program to combat black flies will cover 36 counties and more than 1,600 miles of rivers and streams. Spraying began in  late April along the Schuykill River in eastern Pennsylvania.  Other waterways will be treated as stream flows and weather conditions allow. In this…

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Pirates Win Weekend Series From First-Place Cardinals

Jung-Ho Kang both homered and singled home the tiebreaking run on Sunday afternoon as thee Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the first-place St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 in the rubber game of a three-game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Gregory Polanco and Jordy Mercer also drove home runs for the Pirates (15-16).  Kang, the Korean rookie who…

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NHL/NBA Playoff Results – May 8, 9, 10

NHL Playoff Results  (best-of-seven conference semifinal series):   Sunday, May 10 Anaheim 3, Calgary 2  (OT)  (Ducks win series 4-games-to-1) NY Rangers 4, Washington 3  (series tied 3-3)   Saturday, May 9 Montreal 2, Tampa Bay 1  (Lightning leads series 3-2)   Friday, May 8 NY Rangers 2, Washington 1  (OT) Anaheim 4, Calgary 2…

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Johnstown Man Hospitalized In Pittsburgh After Sunday Night Motorcycle Crash In Lucinda

A Johnstown man was airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital Sunday night after his motorcycle went out of control and he was thrown onto the windshield of a car. The incident occurred around 10:30 PM on Route 66 in the Lucinda area. State Police troopers say 24 year-old Bryan Burkhardt swerved his motorcycle out of the path…

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Edinboro Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash In Cherrytree Township

An Edinboro man was treated at UPMC Northwest in Cranberry on Friday following a morning crash involving his motorcycle on Route 8 in Cherrytree Township. State Police officials say 61 year-old Christopher Horne swerved to avoid a deer, but his left footbar scraped the pavement, and the bike went out of control, throwing Horne onto…

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Rimersburg Man Charged After Three-County Police Chases

A Rimersburg man was jailed Friday after a pair of what police termed high-speed chases covering parts of three counties. State Police at the Clarion station say they responded to a call that had alleged that 20 year-old Raymond McIntyre was violating a Protection From Abuse court order, attempting to visit the home of a 20 year-old Parker…

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Franklin Teen Found Safe In Hubbard, Ohio

A teenager from Franklin who was reported missing last Thursday was found safe in Hubbard, Ohio over the weekend. Officials say the 13 year-old girl had apparently run away from home last Wednesday night. Police investigators are still trying to determine if the girl had any help in leaving the area.  They did not specify…

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