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Oil City Man Faces Charges for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing a misdemeanor charge after allegedly being found in possession of drug paraphernalia. According to police, around 8:06 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 25-year-old Shawn P. Powell, of Oil City, was taken into custody after officers discovered an active


Crawford County Fair Board taking applications for year-long teen program

Teens looking to learn more about agriculture can now put their names in the running for a unique summer experience. Coordinators with the Crawford County Fair are accepting applications for the Junior Fair Board. The committee was launched last year as a way to get more young people involved in the


Section of Pennsylvania street closed downtown for sewer line repairs

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Citizens Energy has closed two lanes of Pennsylvania Street between Washington and Maryland Streets to repair a more-than-100-year-old failing sewer line.


Pennsylvania drug bust seizes crack, heroin — and alligator

A Pennsylvania drug bust netted three suspects, over $5,000 in cash, crack-cocaine, heroin, a substance believed to be fentanyl — and a four-legged critter. South Coatesville cops were stunned to see a three-foot-long alligator on the residence’s kitchen floor during the Feb. 8 raid.


Federal court will hear case of man who claimed Capital One Auto Finance violated Pennsylvania laws

PHILADELPHIA -- A district court has denied a motion to remand filed by a person who sued Capital One Auto Finance after his vehicle was repossessed. On Jan. 23, Judge Harvey Bartle III for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied Randy Langer's motion to remand on the


State Police Searching for Vehicle that Sideswiped Ambulance in Crawford County

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a hit-and-run after a vehicle sideswiped an ambulance in Crawford County Thursday morning. It happened on Hartstown Rd. in West Fallowfield Township around 5:24 a.m.


Supervisors give nod for water tap project

The Oil Creek Township supervisors approved of a motion allowing tfreechurch to move forward with their planned water pipeline project. At their meeting Thursday night, the board gave the go-ahead for the church to begin reaching out the City of Titusville and other agencies whose approval and input


Pennsylvania man accidentally runs over, kills wife in their driveway

PALMER, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a man accidentally ran over and killed his wife in the driveway of their Pennsylvania home. Palmer Township police say the accident occurred around 3 p.m. Thursday, moments after 66-year-old Debra Mitchell got out of the car.


District 10 Releases Basketball Playoff Brackets

ERIE, Pa. (EYT) – District 10 Wednesday released its 2019 basketball playoff brackets. The Franklin, Oil City and Titusville boys’ teams are all in the field. As the third-place team out of Region 5, Franklin will host Iroquois, the eighth-place team out of Region 4, at 7 p.m. Friday, February 15, i


Oil City Woman Charged in Connection With Sale of Meth in Venango County

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman is facing charges in connection with the sale of methamphetamine throughout the Venango County area. Court documents indicate Franklin-based State Police filed the following criminal charges against 39-year-old Katharyn D. Rivers, of Oil City, on Monday, Febru


Couple of 73 years celebrates low-key Valentine’s Day

“We just simply liked each,” said 95-year-old resident Howard Pattison, when asked how he and his 94-year-old wife, Doris, managed to stay married for almost 73 years. As the spell of love and romance blankets the world in celebration of Valentine’s Day, a humble, steady friendship has proven to be


Oil City Council Gives Main Street Program Go-Ahead on Volunteer Design Guide for Historic Structures

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – The Oil City Council gave permission to the Oil City Main Street Program to start the process of creating a volunteer design guide for historic structures in the City.


Successful First Year for Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

SCRANTON, Pa. — Governor Wolf claims that within just a year’s time, more than 83,000 Pennsylvanians have accessed medical marijuana. Within those 365 days, we have seen the impact right in our area.


Authorities continue probe into Crawford County animal cruelty case

Authorities are continuing their investigation into an animal abuse case in which several cows were found dead on Monday at a residence on Range Road in Bloomfield Township, Crawford County.


Pennsylvania child Cherrie Mahan still missing after getting off school bus in 1985

February 22, 1985 began like any other Friday for Cherrie Mahan's family in Butler County, Pennsylvania. Cherrie was just eight years old and was in the third grade at a nearby school, just north of Pittsburgh.


Fugitive wanted for murder of Brooklyn rapper arrested in Pennsylvania

Cops tracked down and arrested a Brooklyn man Friday who allegedly shot a rapper to death back in December 2017. Fugitive James Oliver, 40, was picked up for drunken driving on Jan. 1 in Upper Saucon Township near Allentown, Pa. Pennsylvania cops notified the NYPD when they saw he was wanted for mur


City seeking re-evaluation of ladder truck

After being condemned by a third-party evaluator and decommissioned by the fire chief, Titusville’s aerial fire truck is awaiting a new evaluation to see if the truck can be brought back into operation.


Burglar Accused of Assaulting Homeowner Due in Court Next Week

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A man accused of attempting to burglarize an Oil City residence and assaulting a homeowner is due in court next week. Court documents indicate 39-year-old Timothy A. Dawes Jr., of Oil City, is scheduled to stand for a preliminary hearing in front of.


Authorities investigate Crawford County cow deaths

State police at Corry are investigating an animal cruelty case involving the deaths of multiple cows that were discovered at a Bloomfield Township residence in Crawford County.


Push resumes to recognize official Pennsylvania amphibian

The Eastern hellbender (Photo by Dave Herasimtschuk, U.S. Department of Agriculture: usda.gov) "The Eastern hellbender exemplifies what is good about Pennsylvania's waterways."