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Governor Corbett Continues Crusade for Pension Reform

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The governor is continuing his crusade around the commonwealth, garnering support for pension reform. More>>

Police Identify Bank Robbery Suspect Video included

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An East Springfield man is in custody tonight, and is expected to be charged with robbing an Erie bank this afternoon. Police say 27-year-old Brad Croasmun robbed the bank for drug money. The situation came to an end shortly after 2:00 p.m. Monday, near West 32nd Street and Berkeley Road. Police say they found Croasmun in the getaway vehicle, covered in pink ink from the bank. The robbery happened about 10 minutes before the arrest, at the Huntington Bank on West 12th and Pittsburgh Aven... More>>

Fire Damages Bloomfield Township Home

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There's a lot of smoke damage left to clean up, after a house fire in Crawford County Monday evening. More>>

Drowning Victim Never Reported Missing By Companions Video included

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Authorities know more now about the tragic drowning of a teen in Presque Isle Bay. It apparently happened last Thursday, when the boy was in the water with friends, but he was never reported missing. As 12News/SEENews first reported on the weekend, the victim surfaced Saturday morning near the mouth of Cascade Creek. The body of the teen was discovered by fishermen. The coroner identified the victim as 17-year-old Prem Thapa, a Bhutanese immigrant and a student at East High School. We've lear... More>>

Man Ejected from Truck in Harborcreek Twp. Accident

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A man was ejected from his truck in a one-vehicle accident, late this afternoon. More>>

Lightning Strike Causes Power Outage at Edinboro University

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Severe weather tore through parts of our viewing area overnight. It also knocked out electricity at Edinboro University. Edinboro officials tell us lightning is believed to have caused a power outage around 5a.m. Monday morning. More>>

Drop-off Recycle Bins Removed in Waterford Video included

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A convenient way to dispose of recyclable items in Waterford is now a thing of the past. Government officials recently decided to remove a row of large bins at the parking lot of Tops Market.
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"Jax Stone Week" Continues Despite Tragic Passing

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This week has been declared "Jax Stone Week," and despite the sad news of the 9- year- old cancer patient's passing, the fundraising goes on in his name. More>>

LECOM Center Construction "On Target" Video included

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The construction of LECOM's $42 million Senior Living Center along upper Peach Street is on target to open next June, 2 years after construction began. More>>

Attendance Up at Discover Presque Isle

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The numbers are in, and attendance was up at this year's Discover Presque Isle.The 3-day annual event that wrapped up Sunday attracted nearly 98,000 visitors to the peninsula. That is an increase of nearly 9,000 compared to last year. More>>

Police Nab Suspect Minutes after Bank Hold Up

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One man is now in custody after Erie Police stopped a vehicle near West 26th and Peninsula, capturing a suspect from a bank hold up minutes before. More>>

Presque isle

Presque Isle Advisory on All Swimming Beaches After Storms Stir Up Waters

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Park Management at Presque Isle issues a "Precautionary Swimming Advisory” for all of the Swimming Beaches at Presque Isle due to heavy rain and storm conditions from last evening and throughout Monday. For public safety, testing of swimming waters is performed twice weekly. According to Erie County Department of Health protocol, if E. coli counts are between 235 and 999 per 100 milliliters of water, a Swimming Advisory is posted on that beach.
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Route 430 Bridge Project Work Starting This Week

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A section of Route 430 in Harborcreek will close Thursday for a bridge rehabilitation project. More>>

Hearing Waived for Accused Frontier Pharmacy Robber

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One of the men accused of stealing thousands of dollars in high-end pain medications from a local pharmacy, had his day in court.
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Storms Hit Crawford County

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Storms swept through northwestern Pennsylvania Sunday evening packing high winds and a lot of lightning strikes. More>>

Coroner Identifies Body Found in Bay

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Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook has released the identity of the teen found floating in Presque Isle Bay on Saturday morning, and has ruled the death a case of accidental drowning. More>>

Fire Displaces Harborcreek Family

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A house fire in Harborcreek early Sunday displaced a family of six adults and two children. The fire broke out about 5:00 a.m. at 5144 Ebersole Drive. Fire officials say a family member woke up to the sound of crackling flames and managed to get everyone else up and safely out of the house. Assistant Fairfield Hose Company Chief Jeff Hawryliw says firefighters from Fuller Hose, Harborcreek, Lawrence Park and Belle Valley assisted in the firefight. It took more than 40 minutes to get the flame... More>>

Crawford County Radio Station Celebrates 10 Years On-Air Video included

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If you're driving through Cambridge Springs, and tune your radio dial to 92.9 FM, you’ll hear songs by local and regional musicians. More>>

TORNADO WATCH

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A Tornado Watch is in effect for the entire viewing area through 9pm tonight. The Tornado Watch means weather conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms that are capable of producing tornadoes. THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND THIS EVENING HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. A TORNADO IS POSSIBLE. Stay tuned to First Warning Weather and Watch Weekends Now for more information. More>>

Police Ask For Help to Identify Body Found in Creek

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Erie police have released a more detailed description of the body of a young man discovered Saturday morning in Cascade Creek. It was about 10:30 a.m. when two fishermen spotted the body floating in the water where cascade creek empties into Presque Isle Bay. The Erie Fire Department recovered the body. Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook says the young man was wearing only shorts and had no identification. He hopes that an autopsy scheduled Sunday may provide more information on what led to the d... More>>

Couple Celebrates Silver Anniversary on Niagara Video included

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Congratulations to a special couple celebrating 50 years of marriage. You could say Linda and Andy Stevenson sailed into their silver anniversary. They celebrated by taking a day sail with friends and family on board the flagship Niagara. They finished the evening with a party alongside Niagara in port. Linda, known for her work in banking and with the Athena Powerlink program, has been on the Niagara League board for five years and one of her grandsons Philip Conner has been on the Niagara c... More>>

Discover PI Brings Bands, Bonfires and Sand Sculptors to Beaches

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The Presque Isle Partnership is inviting local people and visitors to "Discover Presque Isle" all this weekend. Saturday's festivities included the "Best on the Beach" sand sculpture competition at Beach 8.. Artists of all skill levels took part, creating impressive masterpieces in the sand. Saturday afternoon and into the evening though, Beach 8 was about music and the traditional bonfire. Four bands rocked the beach, with "Taylor-Maid" closing out the sounds on the sand.Sunday is the final ... More>>

Beer on the Bay Sees Growth in 7th Year Video included

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With more than 40 food and drink vendors, Beer on the Bay is bigger than ever.
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Body Found in Cascade Creek

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City police and the coroner have a mystery on their hands after a young man's body was discovered Saturday morning in Cascade Creek. At about 10:30 a.m., two fishermen spotted the body floating in the water,where Cascade Creek empties into Presque Isle Bay. The Erie Fire Department water rescue team retrieved the body. According to Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook, the victim is a white male, believed to be in his late teens to early 20's. He was wearing only shorts. The coroner also says ther... More>>

Canadian Teen Becomes Youngest Person to Swim Across Central Lake Erie

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A Canadian teenager has become the youngest person to swim from Presque Isle to Long Point, Ontario, Canada. More>>

Cause Undetermined in Watson Manufacturing Fire

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Officials are unable to determine the cause of a fire on the city's east side late Thursday night tears through an abandoned factory.
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Former Erie NFL Stars Spread Positivity At Charity Game Video included

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 The 76th edition of one of the longest running all-star games in the country would bring together two former NFL players, both born and raised in the Erie area. More>>

Christmas Comes Early at the Uht

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Christmas may be five months away, but Friday night the calendar flipped ahead at Jerry Uht Park. More>>

Thousands of Vets Welcomed Home at the Erie Zoo Video included

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Friday brought a busy night to the Erie Zoo as more than a thousand veterans and their families enjoyed a welcome home event. The goal of the evening, showing the community's appreciation for veterans, and connecting vets with the VA and other resources.
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Anglers Reel in Money for United Way

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As anglers hit Conneaut Lake to reel in bass Friday morning, they also reeled in money for the United Way of Western Crawford County
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Presque Isle Lighthouse Goes Public Video included

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One of the most popular attractions on Presque Isle is the historic lighthouse. However, visitors usually are not permitted to go inside on a regular basis. That will soon change. More>>

Erie Businesses Teaming Up To Help Erie Boy Fighting Cancer

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Several Erie businesses are coming together, to help a local boy who's fighting terminal cancer.Lea O'Connell, owner of Ye Ole Sweet Shoppe, is spearheading the campaign.She helped get 15 local businesses get on board, to help raise money for Jax Stone.He's a 9-year old Erie boy, who was diagnosed with a rare malignant brain tumor last year. Local businesses are teaming up over the next week: from area salons, restaurants, to a fishing charter, and hardware store, all to offer different ways ... More>>

Helicopter Team and Local Volunteers Practice Water Rescues Video included

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A lot of people in the Lake City area today were surprised to see two noisy Black Hawk helicopters in the skies.The choppers were in the area training for water rescues. The helicopters are flown by the new Pennsylvania Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team. More>>

Small Object, Big Dangers: 9-Volt Battery Safety Video included

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They're smaller than two inches in size, but 9-volt batteries can cause big problems if stored improperly. More>>

County Executive Announces Interim OCY Director

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Today, County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper appointed Lana Rees as Interim Director of the Erie County Office of Children and Youth. More>>

Canadian teen begins long swim home

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A canadian teenager is trying to swim her way back to her home country this morning. More>>

Pope Philadelphia

Pope to Make First U.S. Visit in PA

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The Catholic News Service is reporting Pope Francis has accepted the invitation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to attend the World Meeting of Families in the U.S. next year. More>>

Fire Breaks Out in Abandoned Building Video included

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Fire broke out around 11:00 p.m., Thursday at an abandoned factory along East 16th Street, in between French and Holland streets. More>>

Teen Looks To Set Lake Erie Swim Record

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It's a swim that will shatter a record all in the name of charity.
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Fatal Hit-and-Run Investigation Continues Video included

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On the night of February 20, 51-year-old Emery Black's life came to an end, after he became the victim of a hit-and-run. It happened in front of his house on West 15th and Liberty Streets. Six months later, Black’s neighbor Bobby Fletcher is still trying to make sense of his death. "I miss the guy,” said Fletcher. “This apartment building, it's a big complex. He cut the grass, when the snow came, he helped shovel. You don't find people like him." Police have released surveillance video of... More>>

LECOM Creates Concussion Clinic for Erie Athletes Video included

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It's estimated over 4 million student athletes suffer from concussions every year.
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Presque Isle Prepares To Be Discovered

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ERIE, PA (WICU-WSEE) -- Tents line the sidewalks at Presque Isle this eveningand venders like SteveKodrzycki are anticipating large crowds that are expected to make their "Discover Presque Isle"For Steve, this is his first time attending the event as a vender,"we've been coming to the event as spectators for years, and just thought we would try it out."Each year Discover Presque Isle brings thousands visitors to the shores of Lake Erie, for events, contests, and tours. This year, there are a ... More>>

Erie Summer Street Repairs On Schedule Video included

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 The Erie Streets Department compiled a list of the roadways that needed the most repairs. Crews have been working their way through that list all summer. More>>

Erie Art & Cultural Non-Profits Receive Big Financial Boost

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A big financial boost Thursday, will benefit several Erie non-profit organizations. They're all groups viewed as major assets to the Erie community. The groups receiving funding Thursday are organizations that aim to make our community a more vibrant place to live. The Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority on Thursday, handed out more than $300,000 dollars worth of grants.Local cultural, entertainment, and heritage organizations are benefiting.Some of the 9 groups getting the money include the... More>>

State Grants Pay for Shorewood Park Expansion in Harborcreek Video included

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Harborcreek's Shorewood Park is now bigger, thanks to more than $350,000 in state grants. Officials today celebrated the purchase of an additional 1.5 acres of lakefront property. More>>

West 38th Street Bridge Project "On Schedule"

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A major repair project on the West 38th Street bridge over Interstate 79 is "on schedule" to be complete by Labor Day.The $800,000 project began about 3 weeks ago. More>>

Erie Is Happy! Video included

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A national survey rates Erie as unhappy but WE'RE happy as clams! Post why Erie makes you happy to this page and we'll share it with our visitors! VisitErie doesn't agree and neither do we! More>>

Overnight Gunfire in the City

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Erie police are looking into the the latest rash of overnight gunfire in the city.
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Dick's Fires All PGA Pros at Stores Countrywide Video included

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Dick's Sporting Goods has laid off all PGA professionals employed at golf departments across the country, adding up to more than 500 fired.
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PennDOT Raises Speed Limit On Two Major Highways Video included

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 It’s a treat for Pennsylvania drivers with the need for speed. Speed limits on more than 100 miles of PennDOT-managed roadways are rising to 70mph. More>>

Erie Police Chief: Suspect Robs Two Credit Unions to Fund Heroin Addiction Video included

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As an Erie man sits in jail tonight, charged with two recent bank robberies, police say they're finding a common motive in these type of crimes. Erie police are now charging 30-year-old Angel Lebron with robbing two Erie Federal Credit Unions. According to Erie Police Chief Randy Bowers, Lebron's reason behind the robberies—drug addiction. "At the time of his apprehension, and during the interview, we learned that he is a heroin addict.” said Bowers. Chief Bowers said Lebron robbed the ... More>>

Erie Man Arrested For Credit Union Robberies Video included

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Erie police clear two recent bank robberies, after the arrest of an Erie man Wednesday morning.He told police he robbed the credit unions, to support his heroin addiction.There have been more than a dozen robberies at local banks and credit unions this year in our area.Police though have made arrests in a majority of them. Wednesday afternoon, 30-year old Angel Lebron was arraigned on several charges, connected to two recent credit union robberies.After getting a tip, officers arrested him at... More>>

Titusville Successfully Ridding Itself of Nickname,"Meth Capital of PA" Video included

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Townspeople have worked hard to dispel that reputation. But, they are worried things may take a turn for the worse again. Yesterday, Titusville Police happened upon a suspected meth lab only one block from police headquarters. More>>

"Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Lives Up to Name"

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The American Cancer Society benefit walk known as "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" is really living up to its name. The Erie region has been involved in the initiative for about fifteen years. According to the American Cancer Society, in the last 20 years, breast cancer death rates have dropped 34%. During that time, The American Cancer Society has helped more than 4 million women get potentially lifesaving breast cancer screening tests. One in eight women in the U.S. will face the dia... More>>

Commercial Air Service Preserved at Chautauqua County Airport Video included

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There is good news for travelers who use the Chautauqua County Airport. Commercial air service will continue. Florida-based Sun Air will take over daily commercial flights in October from the current carrier, Silver Airways. More>>

Alleged Murder Suspect Headed to Trial

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A judge bound all charges over to trial Wednesday, following the preliminary hearing of an Erie man accused of pulling the trigger on his own roommate. More>>

Bob Evans Express Coming to Millcreek Mall

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Erie,PA - Bob Evans Farms, Inc., in partnership with Warren, Ohio-based foodservice company AVI Foodsystems, Inc. (AVI), today announced plans to open two Bob Evans Express locations in shopping malls this year. The fast casual concept will open in food courts at Great Lakes Mall in Mentor, Ohio, and Millcreek Mall in Erie, Penn. Bob Evans Express is a non-traditional restaurant concept designed for venues such as workplace cafés, universities, airports, malls, service plazas, hospitals and... More>>

9-1-1 Service in Meadville Area Back on Line

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Crawford County, PA - The Crawford County Office of Emergency Services advises that the fiber optic phone lines that were cut in the City of Meadville at the intersection of Water and Willow streets, which were affecting land line phones and some cellular phones from dialing 9-1-1, were repaired per Windstream. Repairs were completed at approximately 4:20 a.m. this morning.
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Memorial Ride Held For Fallen Biker

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As Roar on the Shore brought tens of thousands of bikers to the Greater Erie area, it also brought tragedy as 66-year old William Stablein was involved in a horrific motorcycle accident. It cost him his life. More>>

Hot Night, Hot Music at 8 Great Tuesdays

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It was a little humid and steamy hot for 8 Great Tuesdays in Liberty Park, and the music was pretty hot, too. More>>

Suspected Meth Lab Found in Titusville

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A suspected meth lab has been discovered, in a town that's fought hard to overcome its former reputation as "the meth capital of Pennsylvania".  More>>

Erie Man Swims Across Lake Erie Video included

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A local businessman is now part of an elite group of swimmers who've successfully swam across Lake Erie. Welcomed by friends and family, Elliot Spaeder successfully swam from Long Point, Ontario, to Freeport Beach in North East. "The best part was easily the finish when I saw the finish when I saw land…kind of brought a little tear to my eye,” said Spaeder. “Seeing everyone here cheering for me, that was awesome." Spaeder began his journey at 7:14 a.m. Tuesday, and was able to complete it aro... More>>

Erie Woman Honored for Supporting Troops

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For the owner of the Pittsburgh Inn, it was all about giving rather than receiving. More>>

Governor Corbett Pushes Pension Plan Video included

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Governor Tom Corbett is trying to enlist Pennsylvania citizens in his push for state pension reforms. He brought the message to a round table conversation at Harbor Creek High School on Tuesday. Pending reform legislation doesn't go as far as he would like but Governor Corbett says it's a start. Right now, the state is spending 63 cents of every new dollar of revenue on pensions. That's 610 million dollars a year, something Corbett says Pennsylvania can't continue. The bill won't take pensio... More>>

Conneautville Celebrates Its Bicentennial This Week Video included

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A small town in a Crawford county is planning to celebrate big this week.Conneautville is celebrating its bicentennial. This week, a small Crawford county town will come alive, as hundreds of people will gather for a big celebration.Conneautville, is a small borough in Crawford county, along Conneaut creek. And it has a lot to celebrate this week.Founded in 1814, they're celebrating 200 years.Once a booming town, today, it looks far different than even 50 years ago.But this week, residents cu... More>>

New Restaurant to Open in Downtown Erie Video included

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An empty commercial space in Downtown Erie will soon be coming back to life. A new restaurant will be opening soon at the site of the former "Cougar's" nightclub at 14th and State. More>>

Erie Co. Democratic Chairman Responds to Corbett's Visit

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Erie County Democratic Party Chairman Bill Cole is giving his response to remarks made today by Governor Corbett during the governor's visit to Erie. More>>

Erie Community Foundation Helps Church Fight Teen Violence

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$6,000 was awarded to Erie's Second Baptist Church to help with its War on Teenage Violence. More>>

Dredging Barcelona Harbor Video included

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A busy harbor on Lake Erie will soon be busier and safer for boaters.Crews have started dredging Barcelona Harbor in Chautauqua County. More>>

Grape Juice Of Wrath: Local Farmers Feeling The Pinch Video included

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 In a push to aid local grape farmers, U.S. Senator Bob Casey is looking to the U.S Department of Agriculture as the state embarks on a surplus of Concord grape juice. Its grape juice made possible by more than 150 grape growers here in Pennsylvania who cultivate nearly 7,000 acres of product on a national scale.  More>>

Cafeteria & Custodial Workers Protest in Oil City Video included

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Members of the SEIU 32BJ union say it's a decision that would destroy their lives. "This isn't even just about a paycheck," said SEIU 32BJ representative Peter Schmidt. "This is about saving peoples livelihoods and keeping something good here in Oil City." On Monday, the group met with the Oil City School Board, to protest the district's plan to outsource cafeteria and custodial jobs. "These people aren't going to care about the children like we do,” said custodian Vickie Conn. “They're not... More>>

Update: Man Charged with Domestic Abuse Following Police Standoff

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Erie police have filed charges in a domestic dispute case, which led to a standoff with police. It happened around 5:45 Saturday, at a home on East 41st and Fargo Streets. According to police, officers were called to the house for a domestic dispute and police were told that the man involved--identified as 21-year-old James Bigley--was armed. Erie police and the Erie SWAT team surrounded the home and blocked off the area, as they attempted to arrest Bigley. However, police say he left the... More>>

Domestic Dispute Leads to Police Standoff

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Some tense moments tonight, after a domestic dispute leads to a standoff with Erie police. The situation unfolded around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, at a home on East 41st and Fargo Streets. According to police, officers were called to the house for a domestic dispute and police were told that the man involved was armed. Investigators say that the man also had a warrant out for his arrest. Erie police and the Erie SWAT team surrounded the home and blocked off the surrounding area as they attempte... More>>

Firefighters Battle Fire at Scrap Iron Warehouse

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Investigators tonight, are looking into the cause of a fire inside of a vacant scrap iron warehouse. It happened around 5:00 p.m. Saturday, inside of the Max Silver and Sons facility at 1501 Myrtle Street. Crews arrived at the scene to find flames and smoke pouring out of the building. Firefighters got the fire under control in about 15 minutes, but as of right now, it's unclear exactly what caused this fire. More>>

Update: Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Crash

Erie Police Investigating a Motorcycle Accident on E. 38th St. Erie Police Investigating a Motorcycle Accident on E. 38th St.
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William Stablein Sr., 66 of Erie, is in critical condition after his motorcycle collided with an SUV Thursday night on the city's east side. More>>

Fire Destroys Car in Credit Union Drive-thru

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Some tense moments for firefighters today, after a fire destroys a car outside of a local credit union. The situation unfolded around 4:00 p.m. Thursday, in the drive-thru of the Erie Federal Credit Union on Zuck Road. Crews arrived to find a car engulfed in flames. Firefighters were able to get it under control in a matter of minutes, but the car is considered a total loss. The fire also caused some damage to the roof of the drive-thru. More>>

Faith & Freedom Ride Kick-starts Roar on the Shore

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They're not who you would typically expect to see on a motorcycle. But nearly a dozen of the Sisters of Saint Joseph helped kick-start the 8th Annual Roar on the Shore celebration, by riding in the first ever Faith and Freedom Bayfront Ride. All of the proceeds from this year's event, will benefit the Saint Patrick's Haven, which is a shelter for homeless men. "There's often a misperception of the homeless, but so many of these people are really in need of our help,” said Sister Mary Herrm... More>>

Twin Brothers Charged in Officer-Involved Shooting in Jamestown, NY Video included

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Investigators are releasing new information on an officer-involved shooting in Jamestown, New York. Two twin brothers from Buffalo, New York are facing nearly 22 additional charges in connection to the case. Jaqwan and Maqwan Martin—both 23-- are facing multiple counts of robbery, aggravated sexual abuse, assault, and firearm charges. The two were arrested at the scene of the incident, which happened two weeks ago. On the early morning of July 1, officers exchanged gunfire with a g... More>>

Two Women Life Flighted After Drive-thru Crash

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Two women suffered serious injuries, after a car crash in the Meadville Dairy Queen drive-thru. It happened Tuesday around 8:00 p.m. Police say 24-year-old Kevin Francisco was traveling east on SR 322 near Shaw Avenue, when he drifted off the road, passed through the Days Inn parking lot, and slammed into a van parked at the drive-thru window at Dairy Queen. Police say Francisco then struck a pedestrian, identified as Juanita Johnson of Meadville. Johnson and Karey Davis, who was a passenger... More>>

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  • Crews Battle Fire in Conneaut Lake House

    Crews Battle Fire in Conneaut Lake House

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:59:13 GMT
    Firefighters in Conneaut Lake were called out for a house fire, just as storms were passing through the region. The fire broke out at 820 State Street. Smoke was showing when firefighters arrived. Authorities are trying to determine if a lightning strike may have touched off the fire. Sources say no one was home at the time of the fire. No one got hurt.More >>
    Firefighters in Conneaut Lake were called out for a house fire, just as storms were passing through the region. The fire broke out at 820 State Street. Smoke was showing when firefighters arrived. Authorities are trying to determine if a lightning strike may have touched off the fire. Sources say no one was home at the time of the fire. No one got hurt.More >>
  • "Tiki Time" Benefit Offsets Local Man's Medical Costs

    "Tiki Time" Benefit Offsets Local Man's Medical Costs

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-27 22:18:45 GMT
    A local man in need of a kidney transplant received some help today. Family and friends of Tim Strain came to Jr's on the Bay Sunday afternoon for “Tiki Time with Tim, a benefit in his honor. Strain is just 23-years-old, and is in need of a life-saving kidney transplant.More >>
    A local man in need of a kidney transplant received some help today. Family and friends of Tim Strain came to Jr's on the Bay Sunday afternoon for “Tiki Time with Tim, a benefit in his honor. Strain is just 23-years-old, and is in need of a life-saving kidney transplant.
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  • Erie Businesses Create "Jax Stone Week" to Help Local Boy Fighting Cancer

    Erie Businesses Create "Jax Stone Week" to Help Local Boy Fighting Cancer

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-07-26 22:45:26 GMT
    The Erie business community has joined together to help 9-year-old Jax Stone.More >>
    The Erie business community has joined together to help 9-year-old Jax Stone.
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  • Thousands Head to Erie to "Discover Presque Isle"

    Thousands Head to Erie to "Discover Presque Isle"

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:17:06 GMT
    More than 100-thousand visitors will make their way to one of Erie's most popular destinations this weekend.More >>
    More than 100-thousand visitors will make their way to one of Erie's most popular destinations this weekend.More >>
  • LECOM Welcomes New Students

    LECOM Welcomes New Students

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:17:53 GMT
    LECOM welcomes its newest class of medical students Friday morning. 250 students are taking part in a registration and orientation program as they prepare for classes next week.More >>
    LECOM welcomes its newest class of medical students Friday morning. 250 students are taking part in a registration and orientation program as they prepare for classes next week.More >>
  • Local Boy Wins National Writing Contest

    Local Boy Wins National Writing Contest

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:39:28 GMT
    Ethan Mattocks came in first place in the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.More >>
    Ethan Mattocks came in first place in the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.
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  • Motorcycle Drawing Benefits St. Patrick's Haven

    Motorcycle Drawing Benefits St. Patrick's Haven

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:49:33 GMT
    Erie, PA - Tim Mannino of Erie grew up riding his mini bike as a kid. Now he has a real motorcycle to ride. Tim's name was drawn as winner of the brand new Ninja 300 at Off Road Express on Peach Street. 1600 tickets were sold at $10 each for a chance to win the bike at Roar On The Shore this year. Proceeds from the drawing as well as Roar proceeds are directed to St. Patrick's Haven for Homeless Men.Congratulations to St. Patrick's Haven and to Tim!More >>
    Erie, PA - Tim Mannino of Erie grew up riding his mini bike as a kid. Now he has a real motorcycle to ride. Tim's name was drawn as winner of the brand new Ninja 300 at Off Road Express on Peach Street. 1600 tickets were sold at $10 each for a chance to win the bike at Roar On The Shore this year. Proceeds from the drawing as well as Roar proceeds are directed to St. Patrick's Haven for Homeless Men.Congratulations to St. Patrick's Haven and to Tim!More >>
  • "Beast On The Bay" Making Preparations

    "Beast On The Bay" Making Preparations

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:12:05 GMT
    As the Barber "Beast On The Bay" draws closer, adults with disabilities tested the competition's adapted course today. All of the obstacles are complete, but the "Barber Center" wants to get approval from two of the participants. It's a final chance to make changes to the adapted course before crews take the obstacles apart and move them to Presque Isle. The 1.2-mile course on Beach One will accommodate ambulatory patients and people who use a wheelchair. Lindsay Kalika says "We actually thin...More >>
    As the Barber "Beast On The Bay" draws closer, adults with disabilities tested the competition's adapted course today. All of the obstacles are complete, but the "Barber Center" wants to get approval from two of the participants. It's a final chance to make changes to the adapted course before crews take the obstacles apart and move them to Presque Isle. The 1.2-mile course on Beach One will accommodate ambulatory patients and people who use a wheelchair. Lindsay Kalika says "We actually thin...More >>
  • GE Employees Giving Back to Community

    GE Employees Giving Back to Community

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:05:13 GMT
    GE Transportation employees are spending today and tomorrow giving back to the community. This afternoon, volunteers set up supplies to freshen up Central High School. 450 workers will paint classrooms, replace ceiling tiles, refurbish the library and science lab, and fix gym bleachers. Other employees will lend a hand to the Boys and Girls Club of Erie, and Community Health Net. Their plan is to complete two years of work over the course of two days. GE employee John Macaulay says, "As part ...More >>
    GE Transportation employees are spending today and tomorrow giving back to the community. This afternoon, volunteers set up supplies to freshen up Central High School. 450 workers will paint classrooms, replace ceiling tiles, refurbish the library and science lab, and fix gym bleachers. Other employees will lend a hand to the Boys and Girls Club of Erie, and Community Health Net. Their plan is to complete two years of work over the course of two days. GE employee John Macaulay says, "As part ...More >>
  • Paranormal Super Con Coming To Erie This Weekend

    Paranormal Super Con Coming To Erie This Weekend

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:17:56 GMT
    Ever have a spooky paranormal experience? Or interested in the paranormal world? If so, Erie is the place to be this weekend. The Paranormal Super Con is set for this Saturday at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Erie.Running from 10:00 am until 8:00 Saturday, it's an expo and lecture series, with a day full of meet and greets with the speakers.A paranormal investigation will follow Saturday night, at the Fort LeBoeuf Historical Complex in Waterford.Rob Szarek, owner of liveparanormal.com, says it's ...More >>
    Ever have a spooky paranormal experience? Or interested in the paranormal world? If so, Erie is the place to be this weekend. The Paranormal Super Con is set for this Saturday at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Erie.Running from 10:00 am until 8:00 Saturday, it's an expo and lecture series, with a day full of meet and greets with the speakers.A paranormal investigation will follow Saturday night, at the Fort LeBoeuf Historical Complex in Waterford.Rob Szarek, owner of liveparanormal.com, says it's ...More >>
  • Erie Downtown Partnership Awards $41,120 in Grants to Local Businesses

    Erie Downtown Partnership Awards $41,120 in Grants to Local Businesses

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:25:08 GMT
    Over $41,000 in grants was awarded to seven downtown Erie businesses Wednesday morning.More >>
    Over $41,000 in grants was awarded to seven downtown Erie businesses Wednesday morning.More >>
  • PA Senator's bill aims to protect students, prevent school assaults

    PA Senator's bill aims to protect students, prevent school assaults

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:52:50 GMT
    Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) has a statistic that would frighten any parent in America; so far, this year, more than one school employee has been arrested, per day, and charged with sexual assault of a child. So Toomey recently took to the Senate Floor to discuss the issue. “Every day seems to bring a new report of a children robbed of his or her innocence by someone they should have been able to trust,” he said. So Toomey introduced the Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act. Th...More >>
    Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) has a statistic that would frighten any parent in America; so far, this year, more than one school employee has been arrested, per day, and charged with sexual assault of a child. So Toomey recently took to the Senate Floor to discuss the issue. “Every day seems to bring a new report of a children robbed of his or her innocence by someone they should have been able to trust,” he said. So Toomey introduced the Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act. Th...More >>
  • Product Recalls 7/22/14

    Product Recalls 7/22/14

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:40:50 GMT
    WEGMANS AND TRADER JOE'S ARE RECALLING SOME FRESH PRODUCE SUPPLIED BY A COMPANY IN CALIFORNIA, OVER POSSIBLE LISTERIA CONTAMINATION. THE GROCERS ARE REMOVING CERTAIN PEACHES, NECTARINES, PLUMS AND A PLUM-APRICOT HYBRID, KNOWN AS PLUMCOTS OR PLUOTS, FROM ITS SHELVES. THE FRUIT AFFECTED IS DATED BETWEEN JUNE 2ND AND JULY 18TH. THERE ARE NO REPORTED CASES OF ILLNESS. CUSTOMERS ARE URGED NOT TO EAT THE PRODUCE, AND TO THROW IT AWAY OR RETURN IT FOR A FULL REFUND. THE FRUIT IS PACKAGED BY WAWONA....More >>
    WEGMANS AND TRADER JOE'S ARE RECALLING SOME FRESH PRODUCE SUPPLIED BY A COMPANY IN CALIFORNIA, OVER POSSIBLE LISTERIA CONTAMINATION. THE GROCERS ARE REMOVING CERTAIN PEACHES, NECTARINES, PLUMS AND A PLUM-APRICOT HYBRID, KNOWN AS PLUMCOTS OR PLUOTS, FROM ITS SHELVES. THE FRUIT AFFECTED IS DATED BETWEEN JUNE 2ND AND JULY 18TH. THERE ARE NO REPORTED CASES OF ILLNESS. CUSTOMERS ARE URGED NOT TO EAT THE PRODUCE, AND TO THROW IT AWAY OR RETURN IT FOR A FULL REFUND. THE FRUIT IS PACKAGED BY WAWONA....More >>
  • Wegmans Among Stores Recalling Some Fruit

    Wegmans Among Stores Recalling Some Fruit

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:29:19 GMT
    A number of stores including Wegmans and Sam's Club are recalling certain plums and nectarines in light of possible Listeria contamination.The fruit was packaged by the Wawona Packing Company in California from June 1st through July 12th. Many of the recalled fruit comes in two pound bags. For a more complete list of affected products you can click here:See recalled fruitMore >>
    A number of stores including Wegmans and Sam's Club are recalling certain plums and nectarines in light of possible Listeria contamination.The fruit was packaged by the Wawona Packing Company in California from June 1st through July 12th. Many of the recalled fruit comes in two pound bags. For a more complete list of affected products you can click here:See recalled fruitMore >>
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    Crawford County, Albion and West Springfield 9-1-1- Service Alert

    Crawford County, Albion and West Springfield 9-1-1- Service Alert

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:21:02 GMT
    Crawford County, PA - The County Office of Emergency Services advises there is a possible fiber phone line that was cut which is affecting land line phones from dialing 9-1-1. You can still call 9-1-1 from cellular phones but not from a Windstream land line phone.More >>
    Crawford County, PA - The County Office of Emergency Services advises there is a possible fiber phone line that was cut which is affecting land line phones from dialing 9-1-1. You can still call 9-1-1 from cellular phones but not from a Windstream land line phone.
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  • MYAA Nationals Reach State Final

    MYAA Nationals Reach State Final

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:06:57 GMT
    The MYAA 11U Nationals concluded their suspended game against Red Land on Monday evening and came away with a 9 to 2 victory. The win sends the MYAA squad to the State Championship game on Wednesday night. Matthew Shepard led the offensive attack with three hits and two runs batted in.More >>
    The MYAA 11U Nationals concluded their suspended game against Red Land on Monday evening and came away with a 9 to 2 victory. The win sends the MYAA squad to the State Championship game on Wednesday night. Matthew Shepard led the offensive attack with three hits and two runs batted in.More >>
  • Miller Joins Edinboro Coaching Staff

    Miller Joins Edinboro Coaching Staff

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:08:16 GMT
    Edinboro University and football head coach Scott Browning announced on Monday that former Arizona Cardinals coach Mike Miller will be their new offensive coordinator in 2014. Miller replaces Bryan Volk who left the program earlier in the summer to pursue other opportunities. Miller spent time with the Cardinals from 2007-2012 as a wide receivers coach, passing game coordinator,and offensive coordinator. In 2013, he worked on the Montreal Alouette's coaching staff of the Canadian Football Lea...More >>
    Edinboro University and football head coach Scott Browning announced on Monday that former Arizona Cardinals coach Mike Miller will be their new offensive coordinator in 2014. Miller replaces Bryan Volk who left the program earlier in the summer to pursue other opportunities. Miller spent time with the Cardinals from 2007-2012 as a wide receivers coach, passing game coordinator,and offensive coordinator. In 2013, he worked on the Montreal Alouette's coaching staff of the Canadian Football Lea...More >>
  • Urban wins EDWGA Stroke Play

    Urban wins EDWGA Stroke Play

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:33:31 GMT
    Despite rainy and blustery conditions at Downing golf course, Stephanie Urban topped the field to win this year's E.D.W.G.A. stroke play tournament with a 153 gross total. Former District 10 AA champion Megan Moylan finished runner-up with a 155 total. Amy Gierlak placed third. Georgia Capotis took top honors in net scoring with Tanica Bell and Kathy Lynch finished second and third.More >>
    Despite rainy and blustery conditions at Downing golf course, Stephanie Urban topped the field to win this year's E.D.W.G.A. stroke play tournament with a 153 gross total. Former District 10 AA champion Megan Moylan finished runner-up with a 155 total. Amy Gierlak placed third. Georgia Capotis took top honors in net scoring with Tanica Bell and Kathy Lynch finished second and third.More >>
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  • Coroner Identifies Body Found in Bay

    Coroner Identifies Body Found in Bay

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:52 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:52:27 GMT
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    Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook has released the identity of the teen found floating in Presque Isle Bay on Saturday morning, and has ruled the death a case of accidental drowning.More >>
    Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook has released the identity of the teen found floating in Presque Isle Bay on Saturday morning, and has ruled the death a case of accidental drowning.More >>
  • Storms Hit Crawford County

    Storms Hit Crawford County

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:52 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:52:42 GMT
    Storms swept through northwestern Pennsylvania Sunday evening packing high winds and a lot of lightning strikes.More >>
    Storms swept through northwestern Pennsylvania Sunday evening packing high winds and a lot of lightning strikes.More >>
  • Hearing Waived for Accused Frontier Pharmacy Robber

    Hearing Waived for Accused Frontier Pharmacy Robber

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:35:01 GMT
    One of the men accused of stealing thousands of dollars in high-end pain medications from a local pharmacy, had his day in court.More >>
    One of the men accused of stealing thousands of dollars in high-end pain medications from a local pharmacy, had his day in court.
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