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Warren man arrested during traffic stop admits to hiding weed in body, deputy says

Williams said he had weed up his backside, saying he put it there when he knew he was getting pulled over, according to a report.

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-10-23 15:35:23

Franklin Man Faces Charges for Possession of Meth, Marijuana, Other Drugs

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT)– A Franklin man is facing drug charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine, marijuana, and other controlled substances.

EXPLORE VENANGO - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

$50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Franklin; Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls to $1.6 Billion

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT)– Lottery officials say one of eight Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball tickets worth $50,000 was sold in Franklin last week.

EXPLORE VENANGO - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Franklin Man Accused of Sending Threatening Letters to Officials, Others

Retaliation Against Prosecutor or Judicial Official, Felony 2Terroristic Threats With Intent To Terrorize Another Misdemeanor 1 (two counts)Stalking – Repeatedly Communicate To Cause Fear, Misdemeanor 1 (two counts)Retaliation For Past Official Action, Misdemeanor 2 (two counts)Harassment – Communic

EXPLORE VENANGO - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Woman to face trial on attempted murder charge

A woman accused of planning to poison her husband waived her right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday, allowing the case against her to move to Mercer County Court.Robin Lee Uber, 54, of 621 Princeton St., Grove City, is charged with criminal solicitation to commit murder of the first degree, conspi

ALLIEDNEWS.COM - 2018-10-23 20:21:00

Police: Venus man fatally shoots self near Erie

A 26-year-old Venus man fatally shot himself in Summit Township, near Erie, according to Erie state police.According to police, the man was traveling south on Route 19 near New Motors while engaged in an argument with a 19-year-old woman from Seneca at about 5 p.m. on Sunday.

DERRICK - 2018-10-22 13:12:00

Franklin teacher Heffernan receives innovation award

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association honored Franklin High School gifted support teacher Tim Heffernan at the 2018 PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference last week in Hershey.Heffernan received the Public Education Innovation award. This award, in its second year, recognizes innovative teachin

DERRICK - 2018-10-23 05:31:12

Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Week: Blaze

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EXPLORE VENANGO - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Woman 'Most Wanted' for violating probation following forgery charge

If you have any information, call 333-7300, extension 5957, on weekdays or 657-4950 on nights or weekends. Callers may remain anonymous.

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-10-22 20:31:00

Cochranton Elementary principal resigns after just starting

“When I talked to her, she just said that she did some personal reflecting and basically said she wanted to return to her (previous) position,” Washington said Monday before the meeting. “Although I was sad to hear it, I said it was better to know now than later.”

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-10-23 10:40:00

9 Powerball Tickets Worth $50K Or More Sold In Pa.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Nine Powerball tickets worth $50,000 or more were sold in Pennsylvania, and three of those were sold in western Pennsylvania. The winning tickets in our area were sold at the following locations:Shah Sunoco, 903 Lincoln Highway, North Versailles, Allegheny CountySpeedy Meedy's, 1

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-22 16:46:11

Venango County Week in Review: Priest from OC Pleads Guilty, Franklin Man Found Guilty of Homicide by Vehicle, More

A former Catholic priest for four decades in the Diocese of Erie, David Poulson, pleaded guilty today to felony crimes in connection with repeated sexual assaults against one boy and the attempted assault of another boy.Read more


Police: Man dies as result of ATV accident

Marienville state police said a 19-year-old Smithmill man died as a result of an ATV accident on Sunday night in Kingsley Township, Forest County.Police said Scott Beers was riding south on Cemetery Road on a 2000 Polaris Sportsman 500 at about 8:10 p.m. when he lost control of the ATV while negotia

DERRICK - 2018-10-22 13:24:00

Woman Charged with Assaulting Oil City Police Officer Due in Court on Wednesday

Court documents indicate 49-year-oldGayle A. Raybuck, of Knox, is scheduled to stand for a preliminary hearing in front of Magisterial District Judge Matthew T. Kirtland at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24, on the following charges:

EXPLORE VENANGO - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Three airlifted to hospital following accident in Centerville, Crawford County

It was reported that one vehicle left the road, went over a guardrail, traveled down an embankment, and struck a tree. Stat Medivac Helicopter airlifted the three patients to the hospital. One was reportedly taken by ambulance.

YOURERIE - 2018-10-22 16:35:51

Man dies after crash with tree

Justin Patrick Delaney, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene by a Lawrence County deputy coroner.

NEW CASTLE NEWS - 2018-10-22 11:15:00

Overnight News: 4 hurt in Crawford County accident

Corry state police said four people, including one from Titusville, were injured as the result of an accident in Troy Township, Crawford County, on Sunday.Police said the 17-year-old driver, who is from Titusville, was traveling west on Route 408 with three passengers at 5:20 p.m. when he lost contr

DERRICK - 2018-10-22 14:19:00

Lady Hornets, Region 6 co-champs, play Franklin next Monday

The Hickory High girls soccer team recently earned a share of the Region 6 title with McDowell and will open the District 10 Class 3A playoffs Oct. 29.ContributedThe Hickory High girls soccer team recently earned a share of the Region 6 title with McDowell and will open the District 10 Class 3A play

THE HERALD - 2018-10-22 05:30:00

Police Respond to Two-Vehicle Crash on Route 8

Franklin-based State Police say 62-year-oldDeborah L. Craigand 65-year-oldThomas L. Rennard, both of Oil City, were involved in the collision.


Report: Venango County Has Average Opioid-Related Hospital Admissions Rate in State

Overall, one in every 37 patients admitted to Pennsylvania hospitals last year were opioid-related admissions with 36,712 admissions in 2017 or 345.9 per 100,000 residents, according to the brief.