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BREAKING NEWS: Crash Shuts Down Portion of Interstate 80 Near Brookville

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – A portion of Interstate 80 eastbound near Brookville is closed following a two-vehicle crash. According to a representative of Jefferson County Emergency Services, they received a call about a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 eastbound just east Exit 78 near the Jenks Stree


4 killed in wrong-way crash in western Pennsylvania

AMBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) — Four people are dead after a vehicle traveling the wrong way collided with an oncoming car in western Pennsylvania. The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. Sunday on Route 65 in Beaver County.


Series of events in Brookville encourages all ages to "Be-Well"

BROOKVILLE — An upcoming series of events in Jefferson County will teach a community of all ages different ways to “be well.”. The “Be-Well Series,” hosted by WRC Senior Services, will be held at the Wellness Resource Center on Main Street in Brookville and the Highland Oaks campus in Clarion throug


BREAKING: Men charged with having sex with 12 animals sentenced to 20-41 years

GRAPHIC CONTENT BELOW: Reader discretion is advised. MUNSON, CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) -- Three Clearfield County men who were charged with having sex with 12 animals over the past four to five years have been sentenced.


Details Emerge in Case Against Teacher Arrested in Jefferson County on Over 100 Child Pornography Charges

BROOKVILLE BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Additional details have been released in the case against a Brockway teacher arrested on 105 child pornography charges. According to court documents, the Brookville Borough Police Department filed criminal charges against 46-year-old Michael Todd Wonderling, of Brookv


Trudi Reichart: Thank You. I Could Have Died.

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Cancer patient Trudi Reichart said the nurses and doctors have been so wonderful to her that she wanted them to be recognized for all that they do. (Photo Courtesy Melanie Shingledecker Parker.)


Pennsylvania man arrested on drug charge in Monongalia County

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A Pennsylvania man was arrested in Monongalia County after troopers said they recovered crack cocaine, marijuana, crystal meth and pills during a traffic stop.


Brookville softball stuns DuBois, 10-9

DuBOIS — To say the Brookville softball program has struggled against DuBois over the years would be an understatement, but for the the second time in three seasons the Lady Raiders made the trip up Interstate 80 and stunned the Lady Beavers on their home field.


LI Man Drove To Pennsylvania For Sex With 13-Year-Old: Police

HILLTOWN TOWNSHIP, PA — A Long Island man has been arrested after police said he made several trips to Bucks County, Pennsylvania to meet a 13-year-old for sex. Matthew Veltri, 26, of Massapequa Park, faces numerous charges. Veltri met the victim over a social media app, according to authorities. He


Clarion Softball 0-37 Following Sweep by Mansfield

MANSFIELD, Pa. – The Clarion softball team dropped both ends of a road doubleheader on Monday, falling by scores of 5-2 and 15-0 to Mansfield at Lutes Field. (Photo courtesy of Clarion University Athletics)


Postage Stamp Featuring Clarion River to Be Released in May

WASHINGTON, D.C. (EYT) – The United States Postal Service’s Wild and Scenic Rivers collection, which will include the Clarion River, is being released next month. In December, the United States Postal Service announced that the 110-mile long river that stretches from Johnsonburg to Parker will be fe


Finally automating the Pennsylvania Turnpike could ease money woes, but what about toll collectors?

The transition to an all-electronic tolling system has been nearly a decade in the making; the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission first commissioned a feasibility study in 2010. While finally pulling it off could stem the turnpike's financial bleeding, it raises the specter of mass layoffs for the sta


New Bethlehem Man Accused of Utility Service Theft

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (EYT) – A New Bethlehem man is facing charges after he allegedly opened a utility service account in another person’s name. According to court documents, the New Bethlehem Borough Police Department filed criminal charges against 37-year-old Brent Campbell, of New Bethlehem, on Thu


State Police Continue Search for James City Man Who’s Been Missing Since August

JAMES CITY – The search is continuing for a James City, Pa., man who’s been missing since August. Ridgway-based state police have identified the man as 53-year-old Frank Arthur Gillespie.


Sex Offender Arrested for Failing to Comply with Megan’s Law Rules

JENKS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A local man is behind bars for failing to comply with Megan’s Law offender requirements. Marienville-based State Police reported receiving a phone call regarding a registered Megan’s Law offender around 9:28 a.m. on Saturday, April 20.


More crashes, more DUI arrests this year compared to last year’s Easter weekend, according to Pennsylvania state police

The number of crashes and the number of DUI arrests were both up this year in the area compared to last year’s Easter weekend, according to Pennsylvania state police. State police at Troop M in Bethlehem stepped up enforcement for aggressive drivers and those who appeared to be under the influence f


Candidate For Pa. Game Commission Board Sought

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A qualified candidate is needed to represent District 1 on the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s board of directors. District 1 includes Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango and Warren counties.


Pottsville Listed as Safest Pennsylvania City for Drivers

POTTSVILLE, Pa. -- According to an online study, some cities in our area were chosen as some of the safest to drive in across the state. Pottsville came in at the top of that list.


Hearing Set for Tomorrow for Woman Accused of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals for Neglect of Horse

BRADY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Rimersburg woman is facing a hearing this week on animal cruelty charges after allegedly severely neglecting a horse. Court documents indicate 37-year-old Heather Violia Chadwell, of Rimersburg, is scheduled to stand for a preliminary hearing in front of Magisterial Distric


Pennsylvania's unemployment rate, payrolls set new records

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's unemployment rate dropped in March to the lowest rate on record, as payrolls hit a new record. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Pennsylvania's unemployment rate dropped by one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.9%. Pennsylvania's rate had twice pr