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Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Clearfield man arrested for abusing 7-month-old boy

CLEARFIELD, Pa. (WTAJ) -- Clearfield Police arrested a man they say physically abused a 7-month-old boy. Police charged 23-year-old Timothy Segraves with multiple crimes, including aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child.


Teen boy tied down while three men had sex with horses, a cow, goat & dogs

Three Pennsylvania men convicted of having sex with 12 animals—9 female horses, a cow, a goat, and dogs—in a four to five year period were sentenced to prison on Monday. Matthew Brubaker, 31, Marc Measnikoff, 34, and Terry Wallace, 41, were sentenced to 20 to 41 years after pleading guilty to over 1


Clearfield Area School District is Hoping for Relief from Cyber School Costs

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Area School District is hoping for a “new beginning” that brings relief from its current cyber school costs. On Monday night, the school board passed a resolution in support of Senate Bill 34 and House Bill 526, which would provide financial relief to school districts tha


Law ends Pennsylvania license suspensions for non-driving offenses

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new Pennsylvania state law is now in effect, ending the practice of suspending driver's licenses for those convicted of certain non-highway safety violations, including drug offenses.


Kesner resigns as county solicitor

Clearfield County Solicitor Kim Kesner has announced his resignation for the purpose of retirement. His withdrawal as Clearfield County’s chief law officer was accepted at Tuesday’s Clearfield County Commissioners meeting. His last day in the position is June 1, although he will be staying on as cou


Reese walkoff slam propels Lady Vikings over Clearfield

FLINTON — After missing her chance to give her team a win in regulation, Glendale’s Olivia Reese was given a second chance in Monday’s game against Clearfield. And boy, did she make the most of it.


Pennsylvania State Police make nearly 400 DUI arrests over holiday weekend

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police arrested 396 people for driving under the influence over the Easter/Passover holiday weekend, from April 19 through April 21. The total represents a 10 percent increase from the 359 DUI arrests during the same holiday weekend last year.


Revitalization group to celebrate 10 years

CLEARFIELD, Pa. (WTAJ)-- Clearfield revitalization corporation is holding a reception at Moena Restaurant Wednesday. The group will share a report on what they've accomplished since 2008.


2-cent fee proposed for single-use plastic bags in Pennsylvania

Earlier this month, PennEnvironment joined forces with Pennsylvania House Democrats to announced its “Zero Waste PA” package of 13 bills looking to tackle a number of litter and pollution problems.


Will Pennsylvania legalize recreational marijuana?

MANSFIELD, Pa. (WETM) - The "Keystone" state debating whether or not to legalize marijuana. On Tuesday, the states Lt. Governor made a stop at Mansfield University on his listening tour.


Woman Dies in Meat Grinder at Pennsylvania Processing Plant

A female employee of a processing plant in Pennsylvania’s Muncy Township died yesterday following an incident with a commercial meat grinder. Citing the Lycoming County coroner, media outlet WNEP-TV reported the fatality happened around 11:30 p.m. at the Economy Locker Storage Company. Officials sai


Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to role in heroin distribution in Harrison County

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - A Pennsylvania man admitted to his role in a heroin distribution operation. Chad Neal, 25, of Duquesne, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute heroin and one count of distribution of heroin. Neal admitted to conspiring to distribute heroin in Harrison County, Wes


Matthew Brubaker, Terry Wallace & Marc Measnikoff: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Three Pennsylvania men will serve decades in prison for raping horses, dogs, a cow and a goat. They were charged with thousands of counts of sexual assault of animals. And they filmed the bestial sex acts.


Houtzdale couple sentenced for abusing adopted children

CLEARFIELD — A Houtzdale couple charged with beating and abusing their six adopted children were sentenced to state prison Monday in Clearfield County Court. Last May, Timothy Dean Krause, 52, and Barbara Jean Krause, 51, were charged by state police with multiple counts of assault, conspiracy and e


Ralston sentenced for burning vehicle allegedly used in murder

Joseph Clayton Ralston III, 39, of Curwensville, who assisted in the concealment of the alleged murder of Chase Anderson, was sentenced to serve 30 months to five years in state prison yesterday by President Judge Fredric J. Ammermann yesterday.


Accident Closes I-80 Eastbound in Jefferson County Tuesday Afternoon

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – An accident on Interstate 80 closed the eastbound lanes from Exits 81 to 97 for a period Tuesday afternoon. According to Jefferson County EMA, the accident occurred at approximately 3:25 p.m. at mile marker 84.6. Interstate 80 reopened sometime after 5:00 p.m. and was c


Paul Manafort moved to Pennsylvania prison

Paul Manafort has moved to Pennsylvania. The former Trump campaign chairman is now imprisoned at the U.S. Penitentiary Canaan in Waymart, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.


Rose resigns from Curwensville Planning Commission

CURWENSVILLE — Curwensville Borough Planning Commission is down a member again. At Monday’s combined Curwensville Borough Council committees and business meeting, members accepted the resignation of David Rose from the planning commission. Rose had served as vice chairman of the group.


Meet Pennsylvania's New Official Amphibian, The Snot Otter

When you think about it, there is something a little odd about having an official state bird, flower, or gemstone. Does that make all the others unofficial? So it's just possible Pennsylvania elected representatives were having a bit of fun when they voted overwhelmingly to make the Eastern hellbend