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Police: Man Jailed for Illegally Restraining Ex-Girlfriend Inside Speeding Vehicle, Threatening to Kill Her
OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A local man was jailed after he allegedly threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend while holding her captive inside a speeding vehicle. Oil City Police Department filed following charges against Richard M. Heath, 45, of Titusville, on Nov. 26 at Magisterial District Judge Andrew F.
Drive will benefit Franklin school district's Care Closets
The United Way of Venango County and Lepley Bus Service are coming together to sponsor a winter clothing drive for local students now through Dec. 31. Everything collected will be given to Franklin Area School District's Care Closets, a resource for students that don't have access to warm winter clo
OC residents face drug charges after search at home
Two Oil City residents were charged with felony drug-related offenses Thursday after Venango County Probation and Parole officers located multiple items indicative of drug manufacture and sale at 408 Innis St.
7-Day Weather Forecast for Venango County
A look at the 7-day weather forecast for the Venango County area brought to you by Deets Mechanical of Seneca, Pa. Today – Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Light and variable wind.
State Police Calls: Theft, Criminal Mischief, Terroristic Threats, Supplying Drug-Free Urine
VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police responded to the following calls:. According to police, this incident occurred around December 6, when an unknown individual made several unauthorized withdrawals/transfers from a known victim’s bank account totaling $1,060.00.
Investigation Underway After 13-year-old Girl is Sexually Assaulted in Venango County
PLEASANTVILLE BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – An investigation has been opened into the alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl in Venango County. Franklin-based State Police are currently investigating an incident that occurred in Pleasantville Borough between Thursday, November 1 and Tuesday, December 4
Oil City Woman Faces Conspiracy Charges in Meth Case
OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman has been arrested after she was allegedly found with methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in her residence. According to court documents, on Thursday, December 13, the Oil City Police Department filed the following criminal charges against 28-year-old Shani
Police: Woman Locked in Car, Assaulted By Man Who Gave Her a Ride
CRANBERY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing charges after he gave a woman a ride, and then allegedly made unwanted advances, and then locked her in his vehicle. According to court documents, Franklin-based State Police filed the following criminal charges against 45-year-old CY Gaines-Colon
Oil City Man Gives Woman a Ride; Faces Charges for Indecent Assault, Locking Her in Vehicle
CRANBERY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing charges after he allegedly gave a woman a ride, made unwanted advances, and then locked her in his vehicle. According to court documents, Franklin-based State Police filed the following criminal charges against 45-year-old CY Gaines-Colon, of Oil
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Fire severely damages garage in Franklin
A garage at 608 Buffalo St. in Franklin sustained severe damage in a fire Wednesday. Franklin firefighters responded to the scene at about 3:50 p.m., and fire chief James Wetzel said in a press release there was heavy fire and smoke showing from the detached garage behind the residence at 608 Buffal
Franklin Daffin's will mark Hallmark status
Daffin's Candies on Liberty Street in downtown Franklin will hold a grand re-opening Saturday to celebrate becoming an official Hallmark Gold Crown store. Gold Crown shelves, card racks and merchandise have been installed allowing shoppers to use Gold Crown cards without leaving Venango County. Sinc
Sheriff advises residents to be aware of pet leash laws in winter
As any Pennsylvanian knows, the winter cold has only just started, which is why the Venango County Sheriff's Office wants residents to be aware of laws concerning proper care and safety of everyone's furry friends.
Pithole Road Bridge in Venango County Closed
OIL CITY, Pa. – A bridge on Pithole Road (Route 1006) in Allegheny Township, Venango County, is closed due to safety issues with the bridge railing. The bridge, which carries Pithole Road over Pithole Creek, is located between the intersection with Eagle Rock Road and the intersection with Tight Pin
Charges Pending in Controlled Substance DUI Hit-and-Run
OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Charges are pending against a man accused of driving under the influence of a controlled substance during a hit-and-run crash in Oil City early Wednesday morning.
BREAKING NEWS: State Police Identify Victim in Fatal Crash on Route 322
ROCKLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Rimersburg man was killed in a head-on crash that occurred on Route 322 on Tuesday night. According to Franklin-based State Police, the victim of the crash was identified as 65-year-old Willard A. Conner, of Rimersburg.
Pennsylvania Woman in Critical Condition After Bear Attacked, Dragged Her While She Was Walking Dog
A Pennsylvania woman has been left in critical condition following a bear attack outside her Lycoming County home on Wednesday evening, officials say. Melinda LeBarron was attacked on her property at around 6:45 p.m., WNEP-TV reported. She was grabbed on the leg by a black bear and pulled nearly 90
Venango County Man Gives Woman a Ride; Faces Charges for Indecent Assault, Locking Her in Vehicle
VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Venango County man is facing charges after he gave a woman a ride, and then allegedly made unwanted advances, and then locked her in his vehicle. According to court documents, Franklin-based State Police filed the following criminal charges against 45-year-old CY Gaines-Co
LED Billboard Being Constructed In Franklin Township
What is going on in Franklin Township? At the corner of Route-288 and Mercer Road, large steel poles are being erected with all ‘signs’ indicating a large, two-sided LED Billboard will occupy the corner according to information made available to EllwoodCity.org.
Franklin Woman Waives Hearing on Child Endangerment, DUI Charges
OIL CREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin woman who was pulled over while driving under the influence with a one-year-old child in the vehicle waived her preliminary hearing. Court documents indicate the following charges against 21-year-old Angel Lee Stuckwish of Franklin were waived for court on Wedn