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Fireball lights up the sky over Pennsylvania and other eastern states

A bright green fireball was spotted in the nighttime sky on Tuesday by hundreds of people in southern Pennsylvania and 8 other states. According to the American Meteor Society, the fireball raced north to south at 10:57 p.m. and ended its flight in the Atlantic Ocean east of Bethany Beach, Delaware.

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Pennsylvania Man Sleeping In Dumpster Loses Prosthetic Leg After Ending Up In Trash Truck

MCKEES ROCK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg.

CBSLOCAL.COM

Police called to City Council meeting

A verbal argument between Mayor Esther Smith and a local resident resulted in Titusville Police being called to Tuesday’s meeting of City Council. The incident flared up at the start of the meeting, and regarded a tripod used by Titusville man Jim Elliott to film the public gathering. Elliott had th

TITUSVILLE HERALD

Pennsylvania residents seeking disability benefits will have a new step to consider

Starting Saturday, anyone in Pennsylvania who is denied federal disability benefits and wants to appeal will go through a new step that the Social Security Administration says is meant to reduce a large case backlog — but that advocates fear will do the opposite.

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

Man injured in Crawford County crash

A man was injured on Tuesday morning when his Jeep overturned on Gospel Hill Road in Venango Township, Crawford County, state police reported. The man, whose name police did not release, was driving east on Gospel Hill Road shortly before noon when his Jeep Wrangler Rubicon veered off the north side

ERIE TIMES-NEWS

Franklin Man Waives Hearing on Charges Related to Trafficking Meth

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man waived his preliminary hearing on felony drug charges stemming from a traffic stop in Cranberry Township. Court documents indicate the following charges against 25-year-old Shawn Paul Powell, of Franklin, were waived for court on Wednesday, April 17:

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Woman Caught With Suboxone in Venango County Jail

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman is facing additional charges after being caught in possession of suboxone at the Venango County Jail. Court documents indicate the Franklin Police Department filed criminal charges against 23-year-old Karlie Anne Ryan, of Oil City.

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Mayor alleges tripod used by private citizen represents safety hazard

From left, Titusville Police Patrolman Shane Slagel and Captain Glenn Ciccarelli confront local resident Jim Elliott at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. An argument between Elliott and Mayor Esther Smith broke out at the public gathering regarding a tripod the former uses to film meetings.

TITUSVILLE HERALD

Titusville man arrested for baseball bat attack

A Titusville man is facing aggravated assault and other charges for allegedly attacking a man with a baseball bat this week. Titusville police said Casey Nadolny, 23, was located Wednesday evening at his residence and taken into custody after a short struggle.

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State Police Calls: Sligo Man Accused of Violating PFA, Items Found in German Hill Area

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – Area State Police responded to the following calls:. Marienville-based State Police investigated a violation of a Protection From Abuse order that occurred on Cherry Street in Jenks Township, Forest County, around 8:12 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16. The victims are listed as a 28

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Cochranton man killed in single-car accident

WOLF CREEK TOWNSHIP – A Crawford County man died after his car hit a tree along Route 173 Wednesday. Michael J. Sacco, 40, of Cochranton was driving south in the 1700 block at 6:55 a.m. According to the Mercer County Coroner’s report, Sacco’s Ford Escort station wagon left the west berm and then tra

THE HERALD

The 5 Pennsylvania counties that are growing (and shrinking) the most

The latest population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show mixed results for Pennsylvania’s 67 counties: 37 counties decreased in population while only 30 increased between 2017 and 2018.

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL

AMBER ALERT CANCELED: 2-month-old child taken from Warren, Ohio found safe

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN/WTAJ) - An Amber Alert has been canceled for a 2-month-old infant taken from a Warren home on Thursday afternoon. Police say Jasper Stennett has been found safe - his grandmother, the suspect's mother, brought the child into the police station in Warren.

WETM

Wanted man fleeing state police hit trooper in Central Pennsylvania, authorities say

WHARTON — Authorities say a man wanted on forgery charges hit a state trooper with his car and led police on a high-speed pursuit that ended when he ran into some woods. Troopers tried to stop Pete Lancaster around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday near Route 40 in Farmington. But authorities say the 28-year-old Un

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL

Norwich man with warrant out of Pennsylvania facing charges following Ledyard traffic stop

LEDYARD, Conn. (WTNH) - A Norwich man is facing multiple charges after a traffic stop in Ledyard. According to officials, on Tuesday around 4:00 p.m., a vehicle was pulled over after officers noticed it had an expired registration plate.

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Charges Against Machete-Wielding Man Waved for Court

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – The charges against a man who allegedly assaulted and choked another man while wielding two knives during an incident in Oil City were waived for court recently.

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More Pennsylvania counties losing population than gaining in latest Census estimates [MAP]

The U.S. Census Bureau released annual population estimates for all counties in the country Thursday, showing that 44% of counties and equivalent areas lost population from 2017 to 2018.

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL

Central Pennsylvania weather: Strong storms possible Friday; Flash Flood Watch issued

SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY, Pa. — A cold front could bring heavy rain to central Pennsylvania on Friday, so the National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch that will go into effect in the afternoon.

WGAL

Details Emerge in Case Against Teacher Arrested in Jefferson County on Over 100 Child Pornography Charges

BROOKVILLE BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Additional details have been released in the case against a Brockway teacher arrested on 105 child pornography charges. According to court documents, the Brookville Borough Police Department filed criminal charges against 46-year-old Michael Todd Wonderling, of Brookv

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County leaders may oppose state changes to Medical Assistance Transportation Program

Crawford County commissioners are expected to oppose state changes to the Medical Assistance Transportation Program, which would remove county management of Medicaid-funded bus rides.

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE