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FULL STORY: Meadville apartment fire claims life of one, displaces more than a dozen

The cause of an early Friday apartment house fire that claimed one life and displaced more than a dozen others is considered undetermined. The identity of the deceased — a man — had not been released Friday by Crawford County coroner Scott Schell, pending final confirmation of the man's identity and


Inmate accused of having meth at Crawford County jail

An inmate at the Crawford County jail faces a preliminary hearing next month for contraband and possession of drug paraphernalia at the jail. Amy J. Bly, 35, is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing March 6 before Magisterial District Judge Lincoln Zilhaver for allegedly having methamphetamine at


McFerren sees Meadville on the upswing

As an insurance agent in Meadville, Lee McFerren started from zero. McFerren decided to open a "scratch agency," which allows him to act independent of an insurance company's fees and expectations. This also gives him the ability to collect multiple quotes instead of clients shopping around. He's be


Meadville businessman to run for Crawford County commissioner

MEADVILLE — Businessman Dan Hunter is a candidate for a Democratic nomination for Crawford County commissioner in the May 21 municipal primary. Two of the three commissioner positions are up for election this year.


Per-Person Fees Proposed for Pennsylvania State Police Protection

Municipalities that currently rely on state police for full-time coverage would need to pay the state a per-resident fee for those services -- as much as $166 for the largest communities -- under Gov. Tom Wolf's 2019 budget proposal.


Meadville's first responders earn praise for actions during fire

Though there was a loss of life, Meadville's first responders earned praise for their actions in Friday morning's apartment house fire for saving others. Firefighters rescued three people from porch roofs at the burning apartment house at 697 Terrace St.


Fair Board looks to fill western Crawford County vacancy

The Crawford County Fair Board is accepting applications to fill a vacant director's post on the board from western Crawford County. Interested residents must submit a resumé and letter of interest to the Crawford County Fair, Attention: Diana Perry, Crawford County Courthouse, Third Floor, 903 Diam


Former Detroit Man Facing 23 Charges in Pennsylvania

NEW CASTLE, PA – A 35-year-old man, formerly of Detroit, is in custody facing 23 charges in Pennsylvania after being on the run for 2 1/2 years. According to New Castle News, Ernest Chapman was arrested by New Castle police on January 31st, 2019. 2 1/2 years ago Chapan was involved in a police pursu


Report find 18 Pennsylvania counties accepted gifts from voting system vendors

Harrisburg, Pa. - As counties across Pennsylvania work to select new voting systems with a paper record by the end of the year, Auditor General Euegene DePasquale is taking a closer look into the gifts counties are receiving and whether they could potentially influence their decision to select certa


Crews Battle Massive Fire in Meadville

Firefighters in Crawford County are battling a massive fire at an old mansion, that's been converted in apartment units. The fire was first reported around 1 a.m. Friday, at the building on Terrace Street in Meadville, near the intersection with Locust Street.


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


Pennsylvania man allegedly attacks sheriff's deputy in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — A Pennsylvania man is facing charges for allegedly attacking a sheriff's deputy on Friday night. According to Chautauqua County Police, deputies pulled over Steven Combs, 25, near the town of Mina shortly before midnight.


Strong winds expected to sweep through Ohio, Pennsylvania

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The FirstEnergy Corporation says that it is prepared to deal with powerful gusts that are expected to affect Ohio, Pennsylvania, and four other states this weekend.


Fugitive Ian Cultrona captured in Pennsylvania, awaiting extradition

Nancy Molnar The Times-Reporter @nmolnarTRStaff Reporter A 36-year-old man who is charged with attempted murder was arrested today in New Brighton, Pa., about 28 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.


Movie capsules: What's coming to Erie, Meadville, Feb. 21-27

Here's what's playing at regional theaters this week:. TINSELTOWN: "Bohemian Rhapsody" this Thursday, 7 p.m., and Saturday, 1 p.m. "BlacKkKlansman" this Thursday, 10 p.m., and Sunday, 4 p.m. "A Star is Born" on Friday, 7 p.m. "The Favourite" on Friday, 10 p.m. Oscar short film nominees (animated, li


BREAKING NEWS: Venango County Couple Accused of Keeping Woman Locked in Bedroom, Abusing Her

EMLENTON, Pa. (EYT) – Arrest warrants have been issued for an Emlenton couple who are wanted on a slew of charges including kidnapping, false imprisonment, and assault. Court documents released Thursday indicate Emlenton Borough Police have issued arrest warrants for Britany Nicole Hoover, 27, and G


5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.


Roundup: Tigers, Devils advance to 3A semis; clean sweep in 2A

The Sharon and Sharpsville boys basketball teams advanced to next week’s District 10 Class 3A semifinals with wins on Friday night, while Farrell, Lakeview, West Middlesex and Wilmington all advanced in 2A.


Jamestown secretary faces theft charges: State police say Annamarie Geiwitz stole close to $8,000

JAMESTOWN – The former secretary for Jamestown has been accused of stealing from the borough over a period of more than two years. Annamarie Lee Geiwitz, 48, of 4639 Pitts Road, Adamsville, was charged Thursday by the Pennsylvania State Police organized crime task force with 14 felony charges includ


Pennsylvania prisons to stop copying inmates' legal mail

To settle two federal lawsuits, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections will stop intercepting and copying inmates’ legal mail as part of its drug surveillance and security plans.