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Suspect in arrest video sues police department
Perry Lawry, 49, identified as a Slippery Rock resident in a news release from the law firm representing him, alleges that he was the subject of excessive force and falsely arrested, detained and imprisoned by New Castle police on April 23, suffering physical injury in the process.
Mercer teacher arrested on charges of sexual assault at school in Montana
MERCER, Pa. (WKBN) - A teacher at Mercer Area Schools was arrested on Thursday, accused of sexually assaulting a student years ago in another district.
Body of missing man discovered
According to reports from Youngstown’s WKBN First News, the Preston County, W.Va., sheriff’s office was called to the Bull Run area in Preston County around 4 a.m. Sunday for a reported drowning.
Slippery Rock man suing officers, City of New Castle for arrest that went viral
Perry Lawry, of Slippery Rock, claims he was "the subject of excessive force and falsely arrested, detained and imprisoned" on April 23, according to his lawyers. They go on to say that he "suffered significant physical injuries."
Man beaten in Youngstown had spleen removed
YOUNGSTOWN — Police are trying to figure out how a man ended up at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital on Wednesday with injuries so severe he had to have his spleen removed.Reports said officers were called to the hospital about 3 p.m., where reports said he was taken to the hospital by paramedics ea
Mercer Co. school district dismisses early due to police situation nearby
GREENVILLE, Pa. (WKBN) - Reynolds School District in Mercer County is being dismissed early on Wednesday.The junior and senior high school was dismissed shortly after 12:30 p.m. and the elementary school will be dismissed at 1:30 p.m.According to the district's website, this is due to a controlled s
Grove City boys win D-10 AAA track title
SLIPPERY ROCK – Grove City boys won the District 10 Class AAA Track & Field Championship Saturday with an impressive showing at Slippery Rock University’s Mihalik-Thompson Stadium.But that was just part of the overall performance for Mercer County athletes who had another hefty hardware haul.In Clas
New owners for GE's Grove City plants
Allied News fileThe GE Transportation plant in Pine Township employs about 1,000 workers, making it Mercer County’s largest single industrial employer.
Victim in deadly crash in Lawrence County identified
Just before noon Tuesday, a car driven by Perry Dubois of Ellwood City traveling north smashed into the front of a flatbed truck carrying a load of bricks on Route 18 in New Beaver, near the intersection with Wilson Circle.
String of FBI, Task Force raids across the area part of larger investigation
"I drive my son to school. I see, you know, a cop car, the news reporters and very curious," a neighbor said. "This is normally a very, very safe neighborhood and I want to keep it that way -- especially there's a bunch of children that live here and, you know, it's very concerning."
Woman accused of operating meth lab waives
A Franklin woman accused of disposing meth lab materials into her neighbor's trash waived her preliminary hearing Wednesday in Venango County Central Court.Amanda Yingling, 27, was charged with two felony counts of operating a methamphetamine lab, a felony count of deposits, stores and disposes chem
Rural King coming to Sugarcreek
The former Kmart building in Sugarcreek Towne Center has been purchased by Rural King, a national farm and home store, according to commercial developer David Brody, of Seneca Realty. The deed transfer was in the amount of $2.4 million. Check Friday's newspaper and for more details.
Grove City Students Win Prizes for Business Ideas - Business Journal Daily
GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College student Andrew Graberwas able to drum up some support for the business he’s building at theCenter for Entrepreneurship + Innovation’s 2018 Wolverine Venture Battle + VentureLab Showcase, held earlier this month on campus.
Mercer drive-by shooting case involving three New Castle men moves to court
FILE | HERALDIn this May 10, 2018, file photo, Damonte L. Bell, back left, and Delaughn M. Searcy exit District Judge Dennis M. Songer’s court after their preliminary arraignments.
Police: Lawrence county man threw bottles at moving cars
Police say a Lawrence County man, on numerous occasions, threw bottles from his car at passing motorists and that his latest victim was an unmarked state police car.
Police ask for help identifying suspected thief in surveillance photos
"Just a crime of opportunity. That's what it was, he saw no one around, walked up, grabbed it and took off with it," said Detective Pat Mondora.
Police: Body found on city's westside
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Police are investigating after a body was found on the city's Westside Tuesday.Police say the body was found behind Oak Hill cemetery on Plum Street.The person's identity has not been released, neither has a cause of death.Police have no other information at this time.Check
Locals athletes are 'Ship' shape
• Ben English, Grove City High’s head coach, on junior Jonah Powell, who produced a pair of wins and lent a leg to an Eagles’ victorious relay team.
200 employees missing paychecks due to financial issues
HUBBARD, Ohio (WYTV) - 200 employees at a House Care Agency are missing their paychecks Monday.Real Care Home Care in Hubbard can't pay its employees. It say its accounts are frozen because of financial issues.Owner Anissa Lewis says she employs over 200 employees and cares for more than 300 clients
Teen tells court of alleged child rape during trial
The tape was played for the jury yesterday in the trial of Slicker, 60, who was returned to Lawrence County from Florida in August 2015, to face charges for the alleged rape of the child, who now is 17.