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D - Day Reenactment Brings Thousands to Conneaut , Ohio

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Conneaut , Ohio - Organizers say it is quickly becoming America's premier living history event. They say it is the most realistic ands educational annual reenactment of D-Day - June 6th 1944. This makes it the 70th Anniversary year and a huge crowd in the thousands was there to take it all in. Since 1999, this annual recreation of the amphibious Allied landings upon the beaches of Normandy, France, has thrilled thousands of spectators. The event occurs within the beautifully k... More>>

New Police Test Streamlines Application Process Video included

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For the first time, police officer hopefuls can apply to 23 departments and stations, with one physical test. It's the first year for the Northwest Pennsylvania Regional Police Testing Consortium. More>>

One Man Shot at E.11th and Wayne (Updated: 11:06 AM)

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 Erie Police have confirmed that the man shot early Saturday morning near East 11th & Wayne Streets has died.  More>>

SWAT Team Searches Erie Home

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Erie Police are staying tight-lipped about a SWAT operation that put three people in handcuffs Friday night. More>>

Murder Suspects Behind Bars Without Bail Video included

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Two murder suspects are behind bars in Chautauqua County jail on Friday night, without bail, for the home invasion, robbery, and death of 61-year-old violinist Mary Whitaker. More>>

Update: Erie Apartment Fire Ruled "Intentional" Video included

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Fire investigators now say a house fire that injured several people, including responders, was set on purpose. More>>

New York Murder Suspects Captured In Erie

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The two suspects in a Westfield, New York murder investigation were brought into custody Friday morning in Erie.WICU WSEE caught the search for the suspects on camera, near the railroad tracks along west 16th street.Friday evening, Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace says 61-year old violinist Mary Whitaker was killed at her rural summer home in Westfield.She had been shot and killed during a robbery attempt, police say the suspects then stole her vehicle.Those suspects are identified as 43... More>>

Erie Man Brought Into Custody As Person Of Interest In Shooting Investigation

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Erie police investigate two shootings in the same neighborhood, both happening less than 24 hours apart.And they brought in one suspect for questioning in connection to the incidents.The first one happened just after 10 p.m. Thursday, near west 2nd and Walnut streets.According to police, a man was shot once in the back.We're told that the victim was taken to the hospital by a passerby who found him.Officers recovered a dark handgun and a shell casing from the backyard of an apartment, in the ... More>>

Chautauqua Musicians Remember Murdered Violinist Video included

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The musicians who performed with Mary Whitaker at the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra are still in a state of shock after learning of her murder. There were plenty of hugs and tears today as they remembered the murder victim who spent the past 36 summers playing the violin at Chautauqua. More>>

Car of woman murdered in Westfield found in Erie

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The body of 61-year-old Mary Whitaker was found Wednesday afternoon in her Westfield home. More>>

Erie Man Arrested For Murder Outside Toledo Strip Club

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Toledo, OH - An Erie, PA man is charged with murder outside of a Toledo, Ohio strip club early Thursday morning. Police say Keevon Johnson ( pictured) shot and killed Marcus Osley early on Thursday morning. Police say it happened after a fight at a club called Chez Joey. According to court documents Johnson was caught on surveillance video walking to his car then returning to the scene of the shooting then heading back to his car.
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Nearly a Dozen Injured in Early Morning Fire

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An early morning fire in the city injured 9 people, Friday morning. More>>

Erie Man Charged in Connection to Toledo Murder

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Toledo police have charged an Erie man in connection to a murder outside a Toledo gentleman's club. More>>

Man Shot Near W. 2nd and Walnut Streets Video included

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A male was shot just after 10pm near W. 2nd Street and Walnut Street on Thursday.The Erie Police Department recovered one dark handgun in the backyard of 461 W. 2nd Street, and a shell casing from the intersection.  More>>

Local Blood Shortage Could Impact Hospital Operations Video included

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Erie faces a local blood shortage that could affect hospital operations as early as this weekend, if more donations don't roll in soon. Donate at the Community Blood Bank: 2646 Peach Street.
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Violinist Murdered in Chautauqua County Video included

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The investigation is continuing into the murder of a 61 year old woman near Sherman, New York. Her body was found Wednesday afternoon. She is identified as Mary Whitaker, a violinist who performs with the Chautauqua Symphony during the summer season. More>>

Millcreek Township's Driving Range Re-Opens After 3 Years Video included

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A driving range operated by Millcreek Township is open again after three years. The range was closed due to the runway extension project at nearby Erie International Airport. More>>

Erie's Splash Lagoon Hosting Biggest Ice Bucket Challenge In U.S.

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We've all likely seen someone we know complete the ALS ice bucket challenge. Now, one local business is preparing for the nation's largest challenge yet.Thursday night, Splash Lagoon in Summit Township, is taking the challenge to a whole new level with their giant tipping bucket.The famed giant bucket is known for dumping water on families and friends, and will douse more than 50 local leaders Thursday night.The bucket holds 1,000 gallons, making this the largest ice bucket challenge in the U... More>>

Erie Police Unveil New Cruisers

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There are several new cruisers in the fleet at the Erie Police Department.Thursday, the city unveiled four new SUV's.Each fully-outfitted vehicle costs about $40,000 dollars. The department is replacing its cruisers with many years of service, some with more than 100,000 miles on them.The funding for these new cruisers came from donations, from both Gannon University and Erie Insurance, "We have great community partners in both the for-profit and non-profit realm, that are very helpful to the... More>>

Erie Mayor Swears In New Police Officer Video included

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There's a new face on the Erie police department.Thursday morning at Erie city hall, Mayor Joe Sinnott swore in a new police officer.Brian Barber says it's been his life-long dream to become a police officer, and he's been trying for the past 6 years to get a job on the Erie police force.His hire brings the department back up to their full compliment of 173 officers.Before coming on to the Erie police department, barber spent 10 years working for Emergycare, and also as a police officer with ... More>>

E. 38th Street USPS Mail Sorting Facility to Close

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The USPS mail sorting facility on E. 38th street is scheduled to close down in April 2015, according a list of future closings on the USPS website. The plans have members of the Erie community disappointed and concerned about the jobs at stake.
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Feds Indict Man After June Raid on East 33rd Street Video included

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  A quiet Erie neighborhood was stunned two months ago when ATF agents and the bomb squad raided a home on East 33rd Street. They saw the agents remove several guns, fireworks, and dozens of sealed boxes. But, the people who live in the neighborhood were left in the dark about what may have been going on inside the home at 827 East 33rd. The Justice Department is finally unveiling some information about that raid. More>>

Fire Breaks out in Vacant East Erie Home

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Erie fire fighters made quick work of an early morning house fire in East Erie. More>>

New Safety Measures Outlined At Presque Isle Video included

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 It's a matter of tackling the problem before it gets any worse. More>>

Second Bayfront Hotel Approved

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Development along the bayfront is moving forward, with Erie City Council approving a second hotel by the Bayfront Convention Center. More>>

Armed Home Invasion Reported in Erie

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Erie police were on the scene of a home invasion robbery at 10:30 Friday night. More>>

Gunfire Reported in Erie Neighborhood

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Several Erie neighbors got a scare when they say they heard five or six gunshots go off late Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Death of Kayaker in Clear Lake ruled accidental

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SPARTANSBURG - The body of a kayaker was found by divers, Tuesday afternoon in a Crawford County lake.  Crawford County Coroner, Scott Schell, ruled his death as accidental due to cold water drowning. More>>

Warner Theatre Brass Will Shine Video included

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This fall when you step up to the Warner Theatre ticket booth, or pull open those heavy brass theatre doors, they will be glowing. That's because a brass restoration expert and his team are at work stripping, refinishing and and putting on a new protective finish. The work includes the elegant iconic ticket booth, the double sets of entry doors and all their handles. And even the brass inlaid on the walkway into the Warner is getting polished. It has been 12 years since the brass was refurbis... More>>

Peek n' Peak Expands Outdoor Adventure Course with Giant Ziplines Video included

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If you're the adventurous type, you won't have to go far to experience one of the country's steepest zip lining courses. More>>

East 16th Street Building Owners Take Action to Make It Safer Video included

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The owners of an East 16th Street factory building left in hazardous condition after a series of fires, have come up with a plan to improve safety in and around the structure.SEENews/12News was the only crew on the scene as the work got underway. After learning of property maintenance code violations the ownerfrom Buffalo New York and his property manager, Russell Cirino came to Erie to meet with city fire and code inspectors and see the deteriorating condition of parts of the building first ... More>>

Erie County's High Tech Crime Unit Gets A Boost Video included

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We recently brought you the story on the arrest of an Erie man, charged with 60 counts of child pornography charges. The arrest came after an investigation by Erie county's high-tech crime unit.From smart phones to tablets and computers, computer forensics is key in a lot of criminal investigations. And the DA's office says they're working to stay on top of it all.25-year old Kedar Wright is of Erie, is charged with 60 counts of sexual abuse of children, and one count of possessing an instrum... More>>

Struggling Erie Residents Talk to Senator Casey

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U.S. Senator Bob Casey stopped in Erie today. He wanted to hear from people who are part of the so-called, "Sandwich Generation." More>>

Waterford Roundabout Now Open

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The first roundabout on a state road in our area is now open near Waterford. The traffic circle opened around 9:30am, about 30 minutes later than expected. More>>

Huge Mural At Mercyhurst Prep Nearly Finished

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A huge new mural at the entrance to Mercyhurst Prep will be officially dedicated and blessed next Tuesday morning.The mural, depicts the school's core values including academics, sports, community service and the school's Catholic identity. More>>

Ripley Man Dies in Fire

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A man died in a fire at his home in Ripley, NY yesterday. The Chautauqua County Sheriff;s Department identified the victim as Kevin Lantz, 61.
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Firefighters Reach Out to International Community Video included

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After a recent drowning in Presque Isle Bay, the Erie Fire Department is reaching out to forge relationships with Erie's growing international population. Last month on a day with strong currents in the water, fire department rescuers came to the aid of some teenage boys trapped on a concrete pad off shore. The boys were from Erie's Bhutanese community.A kayaker in the area at the time captured pictures of the teens. Erie fire department rescuers responded, helping a couple of the boys safely... More>>

Victim's Family Pleads for Justice at Vigil

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Tuesday night, a murder victim's mother addressed a crowd gathered to "take back the site" of the crime, in the name of non-violence. More>>

Erie County Veterans Council Forms

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Erie County Council is making moves to better serve the 23,000 military veterans who live in the county More>>

Panel Calls for Fixing Pennsylvania's Infrastructure

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Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper, along with environmental experts, called for action on Tuesday night. The panel discussed the necessity of better preparing Pennsylvania's failing water, and drainage systems for the future. More>>

Extra Water in This Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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12News captured an interesting ice bucket challenge. Erie Fire Department Lt. Darren Hart challenged other Erie city and county firefighters to support ALS. Standing in front of the Central Fire station Hart was expecting to be doused with two small buckets of ice water, to fulfill two challenges passed on to him. The fire department helped him out with plans to pour the buckets over his head from the bucket of ladder truck, but there was far more water involved than he expected. Fellow firef... More>>

Military Veterans Cast A Line Video included

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It was a beautiful day for fishing on Lake Erie Tuesday.And thanks to the S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie, some military veterans got to cast a line for free.The perch weren't biting too much Tuesday, but for the veterans who went out fishing, it was about more than just catching fish.With about 30 military veterans on board, the S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie pulled into the marina on The Edward John, after a morning of perch fishing out on Lake Erie.It's the 3rd year the S.O.N.S. have teamed up with the veter... More>>

Divers Find Body in Crawford County Lake Video included

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The body of a kayaker was found by divers this afternoon in a Crawford County lake. He was identified as Thomas Erickson, 51, of Titusville. He was fishing last night with a relative on Clear Lake in Spartansburg. More>>

Body of Missing Kayaker found in Clear Lake

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An evening of fishing took a terrible turn when a 51-year old man disappeared, Monday night. More>>

Waterford Traffic Roundabout Scheduled to Open Wednesday

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The first traffic roundabout in Northwestern Pennsylvania is scheduled to open to traffic on Wednesday. The roundabout, or traffic circle, is located at the intersection of Routes 19 and 97, just south of Waterford. More>>

New LECOM Medical Office at JFK Center

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The long-closed medical office at Erie's JFK Center has reopened. A ribbon cutting today marked the opening of a primary care office operated by LECOM. More>>

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Still Possible for Conneaut Lake Park

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Chapter 11 bankruptcy is still an option for Conneaut Lake Park. Park trustees met with officials from the Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County this morning, with bankruptcy as one of their options. More>>

Erieites Rally in Show of Solidarity for Ferguson Video included

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As the violence and unrest continues in Ferguson, Missouri, members of the Erie community rallied peacefully Monday evening in a show of solidarity.  More>>

Local Researcher Has Close Ties To Ebola Stricken West Africa Video included

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 The enemy, Ebola, a contagious virus claiming more than 1100 lives in West Africa over the course of just weeks. It's nearly impossible to rebound as the virus attacks your internal organs. More>>

Arsons Make Erie Building Unsecure & Unsafe Video included

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There was another fire Monday morning at that troublesome vacant industrial building on east 16th street in the city of Erie.This one broke out about 8:45 a.m. on the second floor, in the same spot as a fire there Sunday evening. Chief City Fire Inspector Guy Santone took us inside the building built in 1890, to show us just how unsafe it's become after a series of weekend arsons.There are massive holes in the floor and the roof.A Buffalo, New York business man owns it. His local security man... More>>

$350,000 in Grants Awarded for Coastal Projects

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$350,000 dollars was awarded to help facilitate 10 coastal projects in the county. More>>

Bicycle Accident Renews Safety Concerns Near Presque Isle Video included

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There are renewed calls for safety on Peninsula Drive near the entrance of Presque Isle State Park. A bicyclist was hit by a vehicle yesterday afternoon. More>>

UPDATE: University Confirms Suspect In Amish Kidnapping Attended Mercyhurst University

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WICU WSEE confirmed that one of the two suspects charged with kidnapping two Amish girls in New York state, is a former Mercyhurst University student, who majored in psychology.39-year-old Stephen Howells and 25-year-old Nicole Vaisey, face charges of first degree kidnapping.We uncovered that Vaisey is a former Mercyhurst psychology major, and some of her research covered the subjects of rape and viewing sexually suggestive images.Monday, Mercyhurst University confirmed she was a student.Pol... More>>

Volunteers Provide Key Help at Crawford County Fair Video included

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The 69th annual Crawford County Fair is in full swing. Hundreds of volunteers provide key help to making the fair a success every year. More>>

Fire at Abandoned Factory is Third in Four Days

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Erie Fire Department crews responded to reports of a fire at the abandoned Watson Manufacturing plant around 8:45 Monday morning. More>>

Perfect Night For Celebrate Erie Fireworks Finale

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Celebrate Erie 2014 wrapped up Sunday night with some sparkle in the sky. The traditional August fireworks display over Erie may have gotten a little more attention than usual this year. That attention prompted by of all the talk recently about launching a fund to bring back a perpetual July 4th fireworks display over the bay. The celebrate Erie firework presented by Zambelli Fireworks Internationale launched over the bayfront at Dobbins Landing. They made a spectacular splash in the sky watc... More>>

Sawyer Brown Draws Big Celebrate Erie Crowd

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Country music group Sawyer Brown closed out a weekend of entertainment on the Celebrate Erie main stage at 4th and State Street. The country music band has been around since 1981. They called themselves Savanna before switching to Sawyer Brown, which was apparently the name of a road near where they practiced. The group has changed some musicians and record labels, but they've released twenty studio albums and three have been certified as gold in the U.S. with sales of at least 500,000 copies... More>>

Bicyclist Hit on Presque Isle

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A bicyclist is hospitalized in critical condition after he was hit by a van on Presque Isle State Park Sunday afternoon. According to Millcreek police, the accident happened at about 4:10 PM as the 64-year-old man was riding his bike south bound on Peninsula Drive just north of Sara's restaurant.Investigators say that a Ford passenger van hit the bicyclist from behind. He suffered serious injuries. The driver and passengers in the van were not hurt. Millcreek police, paramedics and West Lake ... More>>

Driver Trapped in Woods

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Millcreek police believe it was a medical problem that sent a car off the road and into the woods. The accident happened about 7:00 PM Sunday. A small car ran off the road in the 5500 block of Sterrettania Road in Millcreek. Police say the vehicle hit a dirt ramp, rolled over, went airborne and traveled about 36 yards into a wooded area. The car was heavily damaged. The driver was trapped inside for a short time. Rescuers transported him to the hospital. Police believe he may have suffered a ... More>>

Published Sources Indicate Suspect in Amish Kidnapping Attended Mercyhurst University

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Internet sources indicate that one of the two suspect charged with kidnapping two Amish girls in New York state is a former Mercyhurst University student. Authorities arrested Stephen Howells and Nicole Vaisey and charged them with first degree kidnapping. The female suspect, Nicole Vaisey is the one who appears in links to the Mercyhurst University newspaper, The Merciad and in published research abstracts as a former Mercyhurst Psychology major.According to the links, Vaisey was awarded an ... More>>

Two Abandoned Buildings Set on Fire Over the Weekend Video included

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For the second time in just three weeks, the former Watson Manufacturing Plant on East 16th Street, went up in flames.
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Cheap Trick Plays Celebrate Erie

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The rock band "Cheap Trick" was the main attraction on the main stage Saturday night at Celebrate Erie. A few showers didn't dampen the sounds of the band known for big hits like "Surrender," "Dream Police and "I Want You to Want Me."The band that formed in the 1970's in Rockford Illinois drew a big crowd to the Celebrate Erie 2014 stage at 4th and State Street. They are ranked number 25 on VH1's list of the 100 greatest artists of hard rock. The festival wraps up with a full day of events on... More>>

Fires in Vacant Industry Put Firefighters at Risk

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Late Saturday afternoon, Erie Fire Department crews were called out to fight a fire in an abandoned factory building at 140 East 16th street between French and Holland. It's the same building where they battled a fire July 24. They arrived to find a fire on the south side of the building, but it wasn't the only part of the building burning. Deputy Chief Mike Fahey said, "Crews got in and knocked that fire down and as they were overhauling, they noticed more smoke coming out of the building ar... More>>

Crawford Kicks Off County Fair Season Video included

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It's a fair in the books as the largest agricultural fair that Pennsylvania has to offer. More>>

Racers React to NASCAR Crash Rule Change Video included

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At Raceway 7 in Conneaut, Ohio, a tragic accident is on the minds of many racers. Last week, in upstate New York, Tony Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. who walked onto the track after an accident. Racers in Ohio, share their thoughts on this incident. "I saw the video of it, and I think it's a bad deal,” said race car driver Kyle Zimmerman. “I don't think it's anything Tony ever intended to do.” Racer Chris Withers agrees. “He probably should have stayed in his car,” said Wit... More>>

Actress Sharon Stone Speaks in Meadville Video included

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She's known for her roles in Basic Instinct and Casino. But in Meadville, she's known as a hometown girl. On Thursday, actress Sharon Stone made her way back to Meadville, to speak at the 46th annual Greater Meadville Area Day dinner. "People here are so lovely, and such ladies and such gentlemen, and so open, and so kind,” said Stone. “You know, you need a lot of that when you work in such a tough business as I do." During her visit, Stone touched on a number of topics, including her acti... More>>

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  • Swimming Season Winds Down at Presque Isle State Park

    Swimming Season Winds Down at Presque Isle State Park

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:20:41 GMT
    Erie, PA - Presque Isle State Park will have reduced beaches open for swimming, due to many of the lifeguard staff heading back to school. Park rangers ask you to please refer to the signs at the entrance of the park for daily updated information as to what beaches are open and guarded.More >>
    Erie, PA - Presque Isle State Park will have reduced beaches open for swimming, due to many of the lifeguard staff heading back to school. Park rangers ask you to please refer to the signs at the entrance of the park for daily updated information as to what beaches are open and guarded.
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  • Erie Community Foundation Presents Erie Gives Checks to 313 Local Non-Profits

    Erie Community Foundation Presents Erie Gives Checks to 313 Local Non-Profits

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:10:01 GMT
    On Friday, the Erie Community Foundation presented more than $2.2 million in checks to 313 non-profits that participated in the 2014 Erie Gives Day. More than 5,700 donors made more than 11,000 gifts during the 12-hour online fundraising event. The average gift was $369, and the largest was more than $30,000. "There were donors from 34 different states and two countries," said Mike Batchelor, president of the Erie Community Foundation. "We had 313 non-profits benefit. All the way from the ach...More >>
    On Friday, the Erie Community Foundation presented more than $2.2 million in checks to 313 non-profits that participated in the 2014 Erie Gives Day. More than 5,700 donors made more than 11,000 gifts during the 12-hour online fundraising event. The average gift was $369, and the largest was more than $30,000. "There were donors from 34 different states and two countries," said Mike Batchelor, president of the Erie Community Foundation. "We had 313 non-profits benefit. All the way from the ach...More >>
  • Chautauqua Murder Victim Identified

    Chautauqua Murder Victim Identified

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:22:30 GMT
    Chautauqua County, NY - Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the murder of a 61 Ayer old woman near the community of Sherman. An autopsy is underway but police say it appears the woman was fatally shot.12 News Sr. Reporter Paul Wagner is on the scene and talked to Sheriff Joe Gerace who says there is a lot going on in this investigation. He is not releasing the name of the woman until family can be notified.More >>
    Chautauqua County, NY - Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the murder of a 61 year old woman near the community of Sherman. An autopsy is underway but police say it appears the woman was fatally shot.12 News Sr. Reporter Paul Wagner is on the scene and talked to Sheriff Joe Gerace who says there is a lot going on in this investigation. He is not releasing the name of the woman until family can be notified.
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  • Highland Games

    Highland Games Coming to Edinboro Sept. 5-7

    Highland Games Coming to Edinboro Sept. 5-7

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:57:46 GMT
    EDINBORO — The 21st Annual Edinboro Highland Games Scottish Festival will be held Sept. 5-7 at Edinboro University and Goodell Gardens in Edinboro and the Riverside Inn in nearby Cambridge Springs. Several new events will debut this year, festival director Dr. Tim Thompson said. “Along with the U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Championships, we are adding a plein air — or open air — painting contest, an Instagram photo contest.More >>
    EDINBORO — The 21st Annual Edinboro Highland Games Scottish Festival will be held Sept. 5-7 at Edinboro University and Goodell Gardens in Edinboro and the Riverside Inn in nearby Cambridge Springs. Several new events will debut this year, festival director Dr. Tim Thompson said. “Along with the U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Championships, we are adding a plein air — or open air — painting contest, an Instagram photo contest.
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  • ZABAWA

    Polish Heritage Festival ZABAWA Opens Friday

    Polish Heritage Festival ZABAWA Opens Friday

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:23:32 GMT
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    Get ready to Polka as Zabawa the 21st annual Polish Heritage Festival opens Friday at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church. Friday hours are from 5 to 10.pm. , Saturday 1 to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12 noon to p.m. You can expect plenty of authentic Polish foods, bakery items and beverages all three days. There will be a special Polka Mass Saturday at 5:00 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. with Bishop Persico.More >>
    Get ready to Polka as Zabawa the 21st annual Polish Heritage Festival opens Friday at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church. Friday hours are from 5 to 10.pm. , Saturday 1 to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12 noon to p.m. You can expect plenty of authentic Polish foods, bakery items and beverages all three days. There will be a special Polka Mass Saturday at 5:00 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. with Bishop Persico.More >>
  • Booker T. Washington Program Targets Truancy

    Booker T. Washington Program Targets Truancy

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:12:00 GMT
    Get up, get ready and go. That's the message MAT-V founder Sonya Arrington hopes to convey at two special back to school events at the Booker T. Washington Center. Arrington says truancy is big problem in the Erie schools. Eighty percent of the students referred to an after school mentoring program have issues with truancy. Now she is offering Erie students and their families a little incentive to get kids to school everyday. On Wednesday, from 12:00 to 2:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM she will ho...More >>
    Get up, get ready and go. That's the message MAT-V founder Sonya Arrington hopes to convey at two special back to school events at the Booker T. Washington Center. Arrington says truancy is big problem in the Erie schools. Eighty percent of the students referred to an after school mentoring program have issues with truancy. Now she is offering Erie students and their families a little incentive to get kids to school everyday. On Wednesday, from 12:00 to 2:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM she will ho...More >>
  • Product Recalls 8/19/14

    Product Recalls 8/19/14

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:27:12 GMT
    PERDUE FARMS IS RECALLING MORE THAN 15-THOUSAND POUNDS OF FROZEN CHICKEN NUGGETS, DUE TO POTENTIAL CONTAMINATES. THE COMPANY SAYS BOXES OF ITS "APPLEGATE NATURALS CHICKEN NUGGETS" MAY CONTAIN PIECES OF PLASTIC. THE PRODUCT CARRIES A "SELL BY DATE" OF FEBRUARY 5, 2015, AND BEARS THE NUMBER "P2617" INSIDE THE USDA MARK OF INSPECTION. THE PRODUCTS WERE SHIPPED TO RETAIL OUTLETS NATIONWIDE. CONSUMERS CAN RETURN RECALLED PRODUCTS TO THE STORE, FOR A FULL REFUND. THE MAKER OF POPULAR SPICES IS VOL...More >>
    PERDUE FARMS IS RECALLING MORE THAN 15-THOUSAND POUNDS OF FROZEN CHICKEN NUGGETS, DUE TO POTENTIAL CONTAMINATES. THE COMPANY SAYS BOXES OF ITS "APPLEGATE NATURALS CHICKEN NUGGETS" MAY CONTAIN PIECES OF PLASTIC. THE PRODUCT CARRIES A "SELL BY DATE" OF FEBRUARY 5, 2015, AND BEARS THE NUMBER "P2617" INSIDE THE USDA MARK OF INSPECTION. THE PRODUCTS WERE SHIPPED TO RETAIL OUTLETS NATIONWIDE. CONSUMERS CAN RETURN RECALLED PRODUCTS TO THE STORE, FOR A FULL REFUND. THE MAKER OF POPULAR SPICES IS VOL...More >>
  • Thousands Attend the Bayfront Maritime Center's Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta

    Thousands Attend the Bayfront Maritime Center's Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta

    Saturday, August 16 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-08-16 22:48:12 GMT
    With thousands of spectators cheering them on, more than 150 boaters set sail in their cardboard boats for the Bayfront Maritime Center's annual cardboard boat regatta. More >>
    With thousands of spectators cheering them on, more than 150 boaters set sail in their cardboard boats for the Bayfront Maritime Center's annual cardboard boat regatta. More >>
  • Erie Man Charged in Fatal Pedestrian Crash

    Erie Man Charged in Fatal Pedestrian Crash

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:45 AM EDT2014-08-14 13:45:29 GMT
    After months of investigation, the case of a suspected DUI accident that took the life of a woman in Erie is moving forward. More >>
    After months of investigation, the case of a suspected DUI accident that took the life of a woman in Erie is moving forward. More >>
  • Robin Williams Death Highlights Impact of Suicide

    Robin Williams Death Highlights Impact of Suicide

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-08-14 01:18:18 GMT
    Robin Williams battle with depression and suicide has started a worldwide conversation on an issue that impacts many families--mental illness. Local mental health agencies say Williams' death is a grim reminder of the impact that the act of suicide has on our community. "When someone of this caliber dies, you can use that as a stepping stone, as a tool, to reach others and say not one more." said Patty Puline of the Erie County Health Department. Puline has teamed up with several other ag...More >>
    Robin Williams battle with depression and suicide has started a worldwide conversation on an issue that impacts many families--mental illness. Local mental health agencies say Williams' death is a grim reminder of the impact that the act of suicide has on our community. "When someone of this caliber dies, you can use that as a stepping stone, as a tool, to reach others and say not one more." said Patty Puline of the Erie County Health Department. Puline has teamed up with several other ag...More >>
  • Skeletal Remains Found in Wintergreen Gorge

    Skeletal Remains Found in Wintergreen Gorge

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:48:29 GMT
    State police are trying to identify the skeletal remains of man found near the Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery around 6:30 pm Tuesday night. More >>
    State police are trying to identify the skeletal remains of man found near the Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery around 6:30 pm Tuesday night. More >>
  • Public Hearing on Crawford County Courthouse Expansion

    Public Hearing on Crawford County Courthouse Expansion

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-08-12 03:01:38 GMT
    Crawford County Commissioners say it's a project that's been needed for years. "Nothing has been done in the county, major construction or anything to the courthouse since 1952,” said Crawford County Commissioner Francis Weiderspahn. “So we're talking 60 plus years.” On Monday, commissioners met with concerned citizens to get public input on the $30 million expansion project of the Crawford County Courthouse. As it stands right now, commissioners hope to remodel the current courthouse and bui...More >>
    Crawford County Commissioners say it's a project that's been needed for years. "Nothing has been done in the county, major construction or anything to the courthouse since 1952,” said Crawford County Commissioner Francis Weiderspahn. “So we're talking 60 plus years.” On Monday, commissioners met with concerned citizens to get public input on the $30 million expansion project of the Crawford County Courthouse. As it stands right now, commissioners hope to remodel the current courthouse and bui...More >>
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  • Otters, Ice Dogs to Play Game in Buffalo

    Otters, Ice Dogs to Play Game in Buffalo

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:58:25 GMT
    Officials from the Buffalo Sabres and the Erie Otters confirmed on Thursday that a regular season Ontario Hockey League game will take place at First Niagara Center on Wednesday, October 22 at 7pm. The Otters will play the Niagara Ice Dogs on that special night. Tickets for the game go on sale on September 13th at 9am and can be purchased through the First Niagara Center box office or online at Tickets.com.More >>
    Officials from the Buffalo Sabres and the Erie Otters confirmed on Thursday that a regular season Ontario Hockey League game will take place at First Niagara Center on Wednesday, October 22 at 7pm. The Otters will play the Niagara Ice Dogs on that special night. Tickets for the game go on sale on September 13th at 9am and can be purchased through the First Niagara Center box office or online at Tickets.com.More >>
  • Travis Joins Mercyhurst Hockey Staff

    Travis Joins Mercyhurst Hockey Staff

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:44:05 GMT
    Mercyhurst University men's hockey coach Rick Gotkin announced Thursday that Tyler Travis will join their staff as the team's strength and conditioning coach. The Erie native is a graduate of Penn State Behrend and earned his masters degree at Minnesota State-Mankato. Since 2011, Travishas served as the Executive Director at LECOM Medical Fitness and Wellness Center and had a role withstrength and conditioning program for the Erie Bayhawks of the NBA Development League.More >>
    Mercyhurst University men's hockey coach Rick Gotkin announced Thursday that Tyler Travis will join their staff as the team's strength and conditioning coach. The Erie native is a graduate of Penn State Behrend and earned his masters degree at Minnesota State-Mankato. Since 2011, Travishas served as the Executive Director at LECOM Medical Fitness and Wellness Center and had a role withstrength and conditioning program for the Erie Bayhawks of the NBA Development League.More >>
  • PIAA Partners Up with Action Shots

    PIAA Partners Up with Action Shots

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:37:58 GMT
    The Erie based photography company, Action Shots, and the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association agreed to terms for the upcoming high school season. Action Shots will handle game action photos and podium/award photos for all 20 PIAA championship events. It marks the second straight year Action Shots and the PIAA have teamed up.More >>
    The Erie based photography company, Action Shots, and the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association agreed to terms for the upcoming high school season. Action Shots will handle game action photos and podium/award photos for all 20 PIAA championship events. It marks the second straight year Action Shots and the PIAA have teamed up.More >>
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  • Chautauqua Musicians Remember Murdered Violinist

    Chautauqua Musicians Remember Murdered Violinist

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:22:37 GMT
    The musicians who performed with Mary Whitaker at the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra are still in a state of shock after learning of her murder. There were plenty of hugs and tears today as they remembered the murder victim who spent the past 36 summers playing the violin at Chautauqua.More >>
    The musicians who performed with Mary Whitaker at the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra are still in a state of shock after learning of her murder. There were plenty of hugs and tears today as they remembered the murder victim who spent the past 36 summers playing the violin at Chautauqua. More >>
  • Murder Suspects Behind Bars Without Bail

    Murder Suspects Behind Bars Without Bail

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:16:06 GMT
    Two murder suspects are behind bars in Chautauqua County jail on Friday night, without bail, for the home invasion, robbery, and death of 61-year-old violinist Mary Whitaker.More >>
    Two murder suspects are behind bars in Chautauqua County jail on Friday night, without bail, for the home invasion, robbery, and death of 61-year-old violinist Mary Whitaker.More >>
  • Violinist Murdered in Chautauqua County

    Violinist Murdered in Chautauqua County

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:17:58 GMT
    The investigation is continuing into the murder of a 61 year old woman near Sherman, New York. Her body was found Wednesday afternoon. She is identified as Mary Whitaker, a violinist who performs with the Chautauqua Symphony during the summer season.More >>
    The investigation is continuing into the murder of a 61 year old woman near Sherman, New York. Her body was found Wednesday afternoon. She is identified as Mary Whitaker, a violinist who performs with the Chautauqua Symphony during the summer season. More >>


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