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Greenville Police Officer helps rescue many from burning duplex

Patrolman Wesley Carson told 21 News he was just doing his job when he went inside a burning duplex on Clarksville Street in Greenville, Pennsylvania. "Our firemen are the real heroes," stated Patrolman Wesley. "I've said it before and I will say it again, they are the real heroes." The Greenville P

WFMJ.COM - 2018-01-20 06:43:00

2 county residents wanted on drug charges

LAWRENCE COUNTY - Two Mercer County residents are wanted by police for drug charges filed in two cases that originated three years ago. State police in Butler say they used confidential informants to buy prescription narcotic pills from Jason Eric Little, 36, whose last known address was in Fredonia

THE HERALD - 2018-01-20 09:00:00

10 people escape Greenville housefire

GREENVILLE - Ten people, including four children, escaped a fire that started about 2:45 p.m. Friday. The blaze started at a duplex at 14 and 16 Clarksville Road, Greenville. Patrolman Wesley Carson of Greenville police was first on the scene and helped the residents escape the building just before

THE HERALD - 2018-01-19 21:07:00

Claudia Hoerig makes first appearance in Trumbull County courtroom

WARREN Claudia Hoerig, the subject of an 11-year quest by Prosecutor Dennis Watkins and others to return her from Brazil to Trumbull County to face aggravated-murder charges, came through a doorway Friday morning in a frumpy jail jumpsuit. Hoerig, now 53 with gray hair, was the center of attention i

VINDY.COM - 2018-01-20 08:05:00

5 adults, 3 children escape Mercer County duplex fire

Credit: The Sharon Herald GREENVILLE, Pa. (WKBN) - Eight people escaped a house fire in Greenville Friday afternoon. The fire broke out just before 3 p.m. at a duplex on Clarksville Road. Five adults and three children were inside at the time. A Greenville police officer helped get the survivors t

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-01-20 02:04:43

An ice option till spring

Groaning ice and the whistle of the chill wind are all an angler might hear out on a frozen lake. It's often quiet out there - and that's just fine for those who enjoy a peaceful day of ice fishing. Fishers seeking such solitude this weekend may be in for a rude awakening, however, if they head out

VINDY.COM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Greenville boil-water notice lifted Thursday

GREENVILLE - Greenville Water Authority got the OK Thursday morning to lift its boil-water notice. Carol Paul, the authority's manager, said the state Department of Environmental Protection gave its approval at 8 a.m. Thursday. The boil-water order was issued Saturday, Jan. 13, after a water main b

THE HERALD - 2018-01-19 12:00:00

Fake EMS caller scams elderly Niles woman

A caller pretending to work for an emergency response system company scammed an elderly Niles woman into giving him her checking information. The woman received a call on Thursday from someone claiming to be from an EMS company. They told her she needed a payment in order to get the benefits from h

WFMJ.COM - 2018-01-20 01:45:00

Ex-lawmaker pleads not guilty to breaking into a home naked

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A former high-ranking Republican lawmaker in Rhode Island has pleaded not guilty to breaking into a neighbor's home while naked. The Providence Journal reports former House Minority Leader Robert Watson appeared in Superior Court Friday. He's charged with felony breaking and

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-19 23:29:00

Dog rescued from East Providence home dies; shelter under quarantine

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Donations are piling up outside the East Providence Animal Shelter as workers deal with the outbreak of a deadly viral disease. Two puppies rescued last week from squalid conditions inside a Riverside home became sick with the parvovirus, according to East Providence A

WPRI - 2018-01-19 23:27:32

Judge to rule Monday on Providence principal charged with failing to report sex assault allegation

WARWICK, R.I. - A District Court judge will now decide whether a Providence elementary school teacher is guilty of failing to report to the state Department of Children, Youth and Families allegations that a gym teacher sexually abused young girls by groping them last May. Judge James Caruolo heard

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 16:43:04

Girl stabbed in leg at Kennedy Plaza, 2 teen girls face charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Two teenage girls were charged Thursday night in the stabbing of a 15-year-old girl at Kennedy Plaza, authorities said. The two suspects, one 14, the other 15, were charged and sent to the Rhode Island Training School, Providence police Deputy Chief Thomas Verdi said in a news rel

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-18 22:49:50

Virgin Pulse buys Coventry corporate wellness company Preventure

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The global health technology company Virgin Pulse, which relocated its headquarters from Massachusetts to Providence late last year, has acquired a competitor in Coventry, the corporate-wellness company Preventure. In announcing the acquisition, Virgin Pulse declined to disclose t

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 15:51:27

DCYF worker who visited East Prov. home day before animals seized now on leave

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - An employee of the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) is now on administrative leave after having gone to a home on Floyd Avenue in East Providence the day before a building inspector condemned the home as unfit to live in. When city officia

WPRI - 2018-01-19 21:21:45

UPDATE: One East Providence puppy dead after testing positive for parvovirus

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) - An East Providence animal shelter is under quarantine after 2 of the puppies rescued from a hoarding situation last week tested positive for canine parvovirus. Twenty dogs were rescued from an East Providence hoarding situation last week, and shelter workers noticed th

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-19 20:47:00

Man arrested for possession of stolen firearm

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - A man known to police was arrested Thursday night in Providence after police said he tried to escape from the officers and get rid of a gun that was determined to be stolen. When two officers on patrol drove past two men on Ledge Street about 9:30 p.m., the two men separate

WPRI - 2018-01-19 21:33:51

Giving unicycling, acroyoga a try

Scott and Gabby Murawski try acroyoga while Liz Detweiler and Wade Seaburg practice their unicycling jumps. Photographer: erica miller Every Wednesday night, Open Arms Fellowship Church in Schenectady turns into a circus. People unicycle, perform acroyoga, test out their juggling skills and try just

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Swanker's legacy extended to state

I read with sorrow of the passing of Esther Swanker with whom I worked at the Department of Transportation (DOT) in the 1980s. The Jan. 8 tribute article you published on all her many contributions to several civic organizations in Schenectady was well deserved for sure. But, I also wanted to note a

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Ice build-up has town of Herkimer residents concerned

HERKIMER - Ice build-up on the West Canada Creek is concerning some town of Herkimer residents, according to town Councilwoman Kathy Penree. She told the town board during a meeting Tuesday that some people in the area of Sherwood Acres, located on East German Street Extension, have expressed concer

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-19 22:10:57

Employee accused of lottery ticket scam in Herkimer Co.

A Little Falls woman faces charges after being accused of falsifying business records at her workplace, Ilion police said. Julia L. Yerina, 47, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and first-degree falsifying business records, both felonies, police said. Yerina was issued appearance tickets

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-18 20:29:45