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State Representative Facing Possible DUI Charge
GROVE CITY, Pa. (EYT) — State Rep. Tedd Nesbit (R), whose district covers parts of Mercer and Butler counties, may be facing a DUI charge following a weekend traffic stop on Interstate 80.
Ordinance could limit cats, dogs
GROVE CITY – Grove City officials are considering an ordinance that would limit the number of cats and dogs that can be housed at individual properties in the borough. The section on animals is part of a comprehensive zoning ordinance amendment, number 1455, which is being recommended by members of
Roundup: Farrell, WM, Hickory, GC girls grab region wins
• Farrell 62, Jamestown 37 – At E.J. McCluskey Gymnasium, Coach Ed Turosky’s Lady Steelers (1-0, 1-2) jumped out to a 17-9 lead after 8 minutes of play and rolled to the Region 1 win.
Student found dead on campus
State and Slippery Rock University Police are investigating an apparent suicide at Wally Rose Field on Wednesday. It was first reported by the Butler Eagle that a 911 call was made at approximately 10:35 a.m. after the victim was discovered by the caller. The Butler Eagle also reported that a handgu
Local police pay off layaways and deliver Christmas gifts
A group of elves dressed as officers of the New Castle Police Department and Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office were busy delivering Christmas gifts to people in and around New Castle yesterday afternoon.
Woman 'unstoppable' in cancer fight
GROVE CITY – While Laurie Sloan was battling melanoma, she put her future in God’s hands, coming to terms with whatever came her way. “I had an overwhelming peace come over me that night,” she said of one point during her cancer treatments.
No Injuries Reported in Grove City Crash
No injuries were reported following a DUI related crash in Grove City from late last week. According to the Grove City Police, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Princeton Street and Opre Avenue just after 10pm on Thursday night.
Pennsylvania woman attacked by black bear
MONTGOMERY, Pa. (WHTM) - Pennsylvania game wardens are trying to capture a black bear that attacked and seriously injured a woman in Lycoming County. Officials told WNEP-TV the woman was outside her home with her dog when the bear grabbed her leg and dragged her more than 80 yards Wednesday night.
Roundup: GC beats Sharpsville; Porterfield reaches 1,000 career points
SHARPSVILLE – Chris Kwolek confided he was experiencing some mixed emotions Tuesday night. After skippering Sharpsville High’s boys basketball program for 3 seasons – each more successful than the previous one – he returned to the Devils’ Den with his undefeated Grove City Eagles.
SRU investigating death of student
SLIPPERY ROCK — Slippery Rock University police are investigating the death of a student found Wednesday morning at a baseball field on the campus. Authorities have not released the deceased's name but it appears the death was a suicide, said SRU spokesman Robb King.
PSP: State Rep. Nesbit facing DUI charge in Mercer County
Mercer County, Pa. - A Mercer County lawmaker is expected to be on the other side of the law. Pennsylvania State Police say State Representative Tedd Nesbit is expected to face charges of driving under the influence, after an incident over the weekend.
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.
Rimersburg man dies in Route 322 crash
Franklin state police said a Rimersburg man died following a two-vehicle crash at about 6:10 p.m. Tuesday on Route 322 near Van. Police said Willard A. Conner, 65, was traveling east on Route 322 in a 2002 Dodge Neon when for unknown reasons the vehicle went into the westbound lane. The Neon struck
TV show about GC to air Dec. 13
GROVE CITY – The Grove City episode of a Pennsylvania Cable Network show will air at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13. PCN and the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs have come together to present “Exploring Pennsylvania Boroughs,” which takes a look at boroughs across the state.
Hydrant in middle of Dollar General debate
SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP — A fire hydrant could make or break Dollar General’s plans to build a store along Leesburg-Grove City Road. “You’re stonewalling it,” Sue Schepp told supervisors during public comment at the beginning of their Tuesday night meeting.
Anna Shelter and Animal Cruelty Officers bust breeding operation; confiscate 51 dogs, 19 pregnant
Representatives of the Anna Shelter, along with Animal Cruelty Officers went into a single-wide trailer in Venango Township yesterday, coming out with 51 malnourished dogs; 19 of which were pregnant.
Boy, 15, killed after gun goes off in friend's home, police say
A 15-year-old boy was killed in New Castle after a gun in the hand of a 19-year-old discharged, according to police. Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Liberty Street around 1:36 a.m. Saturday for an unresponsive male.
Butler Man Arrested For Choking Girl Facing Additional Rape Charge In Case
BUTLER (KDKA) – A Butler County man accused of choking a girl is now facing rape charges in the case. According to police, 37-year-old Danny Nichols was arrested at St. Michael Church in Butler on Dec. 7, following a manhunt which spanned several days.
‘I'm done': Rocky Bleier criticizes Steelers, questions Boswell, Butler, Tomlin
PITTSBURGH - Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rocky Bleier said he’s “done” with the team after its 3-game losing streak. “I’m done. I mean, they’ve ripped my heart out. With the talent that they have, how can they lose three out of their last four games, and in the manner that they did.”
Police looking for 72-year-old man accused of trying to kidnap his former girlfriend
SARVER, Pa. - A 72-year-old man is on the run after police say he pointed a gun at his ex-girlfriend's head and tried to kidnap her from the Assisted Living Center at Rosebrook in Butler County.