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Erie County restaurant inspections: Feb. 14-20

At least once a year, Erie County Department of Health officials inspect all restaurants and stores that sell unpackaged food. Here is a list of violations recorded Feb. 14 through Wednesday. For a first look at the list, go to GoErie.com every Thursday.


Authorities: 3 people found stabbed in Pennsylvania home

FOLSOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been stabbed at Pennsylvania home. But it's not yet clear what sparked the stabbings, which occurred around 10 a.m. Thursday in Ridley.


Former Corry student faces probation for making threat

The most serious charges were dropped through a plea deal against a former Corry student originally charged with threatening to shoot up a school. Investigators say 20-year old Scott Perkins said he could become a school shooter and allegedly threatened to attack Corry High School.


Pennsylvania couple accused of stealing $1.2M from church to pay for Walt Disney vacations, Pittsburgh Pirates tickets

A trusted Pennsylvania church administrator and his wife stole around $1.2 million to use on a slew of personal items, including vacations, sporting events and restaurants, officials said.


Pennsylvania lawmaker wants statewide vote on legal marijuana

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - A Pennsylvania senator wants to give voters a say in the debate over recreational marijuana. State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny, Westmoreland) says he will introduce legislation to put a non-binding referendum on the ballot in this November's general election.


Erie County United Way recognizes poverty fight's 'superheroes'

The United Way of Erie County has its share of superheroes when it comes to efforts to crush poverty in the area. Those superheroes face a "dark force," a "villain" that President and CEO Bill Jackson calls the Barrier Beast.


Pennsylvania boy fatally impaled by glass from shattered picture frame

PHILADELPHIA – Authorities say a 4-year-old boy was killed when a glass-framed photo fell from a wall at his family’s Philadelphia home, spraying the room with chards that struck him in the abdomen.


United Way of Erie County Hosts Annual Meeting

The United Way of Erie County hosted its annual meeting Thursday morning at the Bayfront Convention Center. Over 350 community members attended. United Way officials focused on family stability and student success. Thanks to the Imagination Library program, United Way has mailed out over 500,000 boo


Pennsylvania prison guard sentenced for sexual abuse of inmate

SCRANTON, Pa. (WHTM) - One of seven prison guards charged with sexually abusing female inmates at a jail in Scranton has pleaded no contest to a count of official oppression. Jeffrey Staff was sentenced after the plea Thursday to nine months of probation. As part of the sentence, Staff is barred fro


Candidates emerge in race for Erie County Council

The field of candidates running for the four open seats on Erie County Council is likely to widen in coming days, say the chairmen of the Erie County Democratic and Republican parties.


Man charged following fatal crash in Chautauqua County

GERRY, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Cattaraugus County man has been charged following a fatal crash in the Town of Gerry. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office says James Newell, 41, of Steamburg, was driving a vehicle on Gerry Ellington Rd. this past Friday when he crashed.


Lake Erie Moment: Corry Connect supports young adults with faith

CORRY — With a boyish smile and plenty of tattoos, Brock Henderson is an unassuming faith leader. "What has God done in your life this week?" is his ice-breaker for the weekly Corry Connect meetings, which cater to those ages 18 to 35.


Lost Texas dog found in Pennsylvania

Reading, Pennsylvania - They say dog is man's best friend. For one man in Texas, losing his best friend when she ran off was heart-wrenching. But 9 months later, he got the call that she'd been found all the way in our Pennsylvania!


The Polar Vortex's Impact On Pennsylvania Stink Bugs

If one good thing comes out of the polar vortex that descended upon Pennsylvania earlier this winter, driving up heating bills and driving residents indoors, it could be this: less stink bugs.


Pennsylvania man sentenced for high speed chase through Guernsey & Belmont counties

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — A man who led police on a high speed pursuit through Guernsey and Belmont counties in November has been sentenced. 24-year-old Dakota Iarrusso of McKeesport, Pennsylvania was sentenced to to 2 1/2 years in prison in Belmont County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday. Iarrusso had p


‘Oops! That wasn’t supposed to happen.’ After Pennsylvania suit, Verizon coughs up promised goodies.

That’s how Verizon began an email apologizing to customers after the Pennsylvania attorney general sued the communications giant for allegedly failing to deliver on marketing promises.


Union City Residents gather for town hall

Residents of Union City gather to discuss safety tonight. The Union City Police Department holding a town hall meeting to give the public information on the operations of the Police Department. They discussed things like office hours, how to file a police report and more. Tonight's meeting also offe


Hurricane-force gusts, Lake Erie seiche possible Sunday

Today's gusty southwest winds will be more of a nuisance in the Buffalo Niagara region. By Sunday, winds fueled by a powerful storm system could be downright damaging. Hurricane-force wind gusts are possible during the day.


Hearings changed in 2017 drug death case

Hearings for two of the three men accused in the 2017 drug-related death of a Warren man were pushed back. The third was waived and moved to the court of common pleas. Preliminary hearings for Douglas A. Harkins, 44, of Sugar Grove, and Michael J. Marshall, 33, of Warren, were continued.


(2:50 PM) Warren Man Flown To Hospital In Morning Crash

CASSADAGA — A crash Thursday morning sent a Warren, Pa., man to the hospital. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded at 7:45 a.m. with Cassadaga and Fredonia firefighters to a motor vehicle crash on Dale Drive in Cassadaga. At the scene, deputies made contact with 41-year-old Elizabeth J. Jo