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Computer scams reported in Lawrence County police say
Lawrence county, Pa - Two Lawrence County residents were victims of an alleged computer scam. According to Pennsylvania State Police, the incidents happened between September and February.
Vehicle crash into river kills Pennsylvania man, 1-year-old son
SAYRE — A vehicle crashed into the Susquehanna River in northern Pennsylvania, claiming the lives of a man and his 1-year-old son, authorities said. Police in Bradford County say an Athens Township officer saw a vehicle traveling at high speed Friday night. Minutes after losing sight of the vehicle,
Suspect arrested, victim identified in deadly New Castle shooting
NEW CASTLE, Pa. - A man has been arrested in the shooting death of another man who was found Friday morning inside a home in New Castle, police said. Officers were called just before 8:30 a.m. to the home on North Lee Avenue, where the victim’s body was found with gunshot wounds. He was identified a
Bear wanted for honey heist in Pennsylvania
(WTNH) - A brazen bear is wanted after a honey heist in Pennsylvania. The bear got into some beehives that belonged to a beekeeping club at Susquehanna University. The university posted a sketch of the suspect and now that club wants answers because of what this could do when it comes to honey produ
Local communities get Liquor Control Board money
HARRISBURG — Lawrence County communities have received $2,500 from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. The total, divided among seven communities, is part of nearly $2.1 million in licensing fees returned to 1,103 municipalities in which licensees are located.
Linesville man charged in New Castle's second homicide in 6 days
NEW CASTLE — It took police officers from the city assisting departments only a few hours to identify Isaiah Randall “Izzo” Angry Jr. as a suspect in the Thursday morning shooting death of Todd Rae Walker, 32, of 1014 Glenn Ave.
PennDOT releases list of local roads, bridges to be repaired this year
Spring has sprung, and with it another season of roadway construction and bridge replacements is set to begin. PennDOT on Thursday unveiled its project list for the upcoming construction season, and some significant work is coming to Beaver County in the coming months.
Once a hot bed for barbers, now about 15 real shops remain
As long as hair grows on men’s heads, there will be a need for barbers. Whether they go to longtime veteran hair cutters in old familiar shops or to younger stylists in modern surroundings, every man at some point feels the need to slip out of the house and be pampered in a masculine environment.
EMS makes second trip to Pine Township home after multiple overdoses
PINE TWP., Mercer Co., Pa. - State Police were called to a home on the 700 block of East Main Street in Pine Township after two family members allegedly suffered heroin overdoses.
Challenged candidate withdraws from DJ race
The field of competition for the office of magisterial district judge in Lawrence County's District 53-3-04 just narrowed, as one candidate dropped out of the race. There now are four listed as Republican candidates, and three as Democratic candidates for the May 21 Primary Election.
Vigil remembers father and son killed in Campbell crash
CAMPBELL, Ohio (WYTV) - Family, friends and community members gathered for a vigil Sunday evening to remember the father and son who died in a Campbell rollover crash on Thursday.
Woman accused of assaulting EMS responders in Mercer Co.
PINE TWP., Mercer Co., Pa. - EMS personnel responded to a call on East Main Street in Pine Twp. where the incident allegedly turned violent. According to the police report, the incident occurred on Friday at around 11 pm.
Liberty police work to prevent sex solicitation
Business district under ‘watchful eye’ of officers. Township police are trying to prevent people from soliciting sex at six motels and hotels near the Belmont Avenue exit from Interstate 80.
Crews battle house fire on south side of Youngstown
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Firefighters responded to an accidental house fire in Youngstwn Sunday afternoon. Crews were called to the home at the 1000 block of Hawthorne Street around 4:10 p.m.
Repo gone bad, or attempted grand theft auto? 3 Ohio men arrested
SEBRING — Three men who said they were trying to repossess a car are now facing charges after police were called to scene in a village in northeast Ohio. The three men — Timothy C. Tuel, 54, of Alliance; John L. Tuel, 51, of Sebring; and Donald S. Burns, 46, of Minerva — have been charged with attem
Apartment catches fire in Boardman, no injuries reported
BOARDMAN, Ohio (WYTV) - A fire broke out at an apartment building in Boardman early Sunday morning. It happened on Southern Boulevard near McClurg Road. Crews were called to the scene just before 5:30 a.m.
Recycling contamination: Why glass is now deemed unrecyclable
What do you get when you toss glass, plastic, paper and metal into the same recycling bin? Contamination. At least, that’s what local recycling companies are seeing happen more and more. In fact, about one-fourth of what residents throw in their recycling bins actually ends up in a landfill, accordi
Car catches fire on I-80 in Mercer County
SHENANGO TWP., Mercer Co., Pa. - A vehicle caught fire in Mercer county on Interstate 80. Shenango Township and West Middlesex Volunteer fire departments worked to get the flames under control.
Youngstown Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead
YOUNGSTOWN, OH — Here's your weather forecast for the week ahead, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy until evening. Clear throughout the day. Partly cloudy in the morning.
Beaver Twp. accident sends one to hospital
BEAVER TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKBN) - One person was taken to the hospital after a vehicle accident in Beaver Township Saturday evening. According to police, a car was turning left off of Route 14 onto Beeson Mill Road when an SUV behind it crashed into the back of the vehicle.