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HIGH SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS ROUNDUP: Reynolds matmen roll over Greenville
TRANSFER –– Of all of Mercer County’s greatest scholastic sports rivalries, when it comes to wrestling there’s only one –– Greenville v. Reynolds. However, recently, the Raiders have ravaged the rivalry, with the latest edition being a 55-10 Wednesday night win over their neighbors from the northern
FOUND: Michigan woman located in Mercer County
The search is over for a woman who was reported missing on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Jamie Goins was located at around 1 p.m. after she had been missing for several hours. The call was reported to Mercer County Sheriff's Deputies at around 7 a.m. Goins and her husband Brandon were in the wooded aread
Pennsylvania's oldest licensed tavern closes its doors Saturday night
BLUE BELL (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's oldest licensed restaurant and bar closes it's doors Saturday night. Luke Myers, bar manager at the Broad Axe Tavern, says the new owner of the restaurant had been running this historic business for a decade now.
Mercer County Hall of Fame to induct 3 locals
The Mercer County Hall of Fame will induct 11 new members at its annual banquet Saturday at The Park Inn by Radisson, near West Middlesex. Three of the new inductees made their mark in the Allied News area, including Pat Forese, Marty Mattocks and Greg Slatcoff.
Jury to deliberate case against Mercer County DA on Friday
MERCER, Pa. (WKBN) - Jurors in the trial of Mercer County DA Miles Karson will be back Friday morning to begin their deliberations. Both sides in the case wrapped up their closing arguments Thursday evening.
County DA testifies in his trial
MERCER – Mercer County District Attorney Miles K. Karson Jr. took the stand for a large portion of Wednesday, the fifth day of testimony in his trial. Karson has been charged by the Office of the state Attorney General with 13 counts of obstruction of justice and official oppression. He is accused o
Mercer County man sentenced for animal cruelty
MERCER, Pa. - A Pymatuning Township man has been sentenced to serve time in jail for animal cruelty. Thirty-two-year-old Michael Mayerchack appeared in Mercer County Common Pleas Court earlier this month where he was given a sentence of one to three months, followed by 45 months of probation.
Court to hear case of woman accused of stealing $10K from Lakeview Boosters
MERCER, Pa. - A lower court has found enough evidence to put a Stoneboro woman on trial for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 from the Lakeview Varsity Football Boosters. A district magistrate on Wednesday sent the case of 40-year-old Autumn Bonanni to Mercer County Common Pleas Court for trial.
Hermitage considers new cable contract
HERMITAGE — Before the Hermitage commissioners vote on a cable franchise agreement next week, they want to hear from the community. The agreement will be a non-exclusive 10-year contract with Spectrum Mid-America LLC, known locally as Charter Communications. The workshop will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesd
Police say woman shot herself twice after fatally shooting husband, she will do up to 52 years
A Greenville area woman is sentenced to as many as 52 years in jail for the shooting death of her husband. That sentenced announced by Attorney General Josh Shapiro in the case against 49-year-old Amy Emmett. She is charged with the shooting death of her husband, WiIliam Emmett in July of 2015.
Mercer County DA says woman was friend; medical issue precludes affair
MERCER, Pa. (WKBN) - Jurors in Mercer County got to hear directly from the county’s top law official as he took the stand in his own defense. District Attorney Miles Karson is accused of misusing his position to intervene on behalf of a young woman with whom prosecutors say he was having a romantic
Pennsylvania State Police at Kane reports
Troopers found a 34-year-old male of Kane to be in possession of marijuana after observing him commit summary traffic violations at 12:12 a.m. on Jan. 10 on Hacker Street in Kane, according to a police report. Charges will be filed through MDJ David R. Engman.
Fire in Crawford County causes heavy damage to dwelling
A home sustains heavy damage from a fire in Crawford County. Crews were called to 2804 US Highway 19 in Crawford County just before 10pm Wednesday. The fire occurring between two roofs of the house. It eventually spread to the length of the building. Several fire departments, including Greenwood Fir
3 BCRC players compete in Cincinnati tournament
Three local handball players started the season by participating in the 54th annual Queen City Tournament held in Cincinnati recently. Sam Pompelia participating in 70-year-old singles stayed competitive despite a pulled hamstring before falling to eventual champion Jim Lowe of Michigan.
Thiel's Proper wins PAC rookie honors
GREENVILLE - Thiel College wrestling team freshman Dylan Proper was named the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Rookie of the Week for his performance last week. Proper, a Maplewood High School graduate, posted a 2-2 record last week in the Tomcats' four dual matches. Thiel went 3-1 on the week
Two take stand in Mercer County DA's trial
MERCER — The state continued to present its case Tuesday in the trial of Mercer County District Attorney Miles K. Karson, with Tonya Bulboff's ex-boyfriend and a former Philadelphia district attorney taking the stand for the prosecution.
Jurors deliberate today in DA’s trial
MERCER — Prosecutors say his actions were a deliberate miscarriage of justice. His defense attorney says it was harmless bad judgment. But the jurors will decide today whether Mercer County District Attorney Miles K. Karson Jr. is guilty.
Karen Coates, Pennsylvania House's first female chief of staff, dies at 55
Karen Coates, the first female chief of staff in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, died Thursday after a short illness. She was 55. Coates worked since 2015 as the chief of staff and counsel for House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny.
Hubbard cops find drugs, alcohol in stolen car, 3 women arrested
Three women were arrested this week after police found drugs and open containers of alcohol in the stolen car they were driving, according to a police report. A police officer pulled the driver over on East Liberty Street at 2 a.m. Monday for speeding. When the officer ran the license plate through
Farrell weeks away from opening of medical marijuana facility
FARRELL, Pa. (WKBN) - The City of Farrell is just a few weeks away from having a fully-operational medical marijuana facility in the neighborhood. In August, we told you about FarmaceuticalRx. The company purchased the old PPV Plate building on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Farrell. It says w