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Motorcyclist Crushed After Colliding With Semi Truck Video included

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"He hits his brakes, somehow goes down on the motorcycle and somehow goes underneath the tires," Sgt. Traffic Investigator Jeff Annunziata says.It was 5:30p.m. Wednesday evening, when police say a 53-year old man from Millcreek, who has not yet been identified, fails to brake in time for a semi truck traveling eastbound on West 12th Street. More>>

Erie Organization Sending Aid as Ebola Death Toll Climes Video included

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One country - Liberia - has been hit particularly hard by the Ebola outbreak. As the death toll climbs and supplies fall short, Erie's human services organization, "Community of Caring," is sending aid with the help of donations.
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Butterfly Release Honors Loss, Celebrates Life

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A touching ceremony Wednesday evening remembered residents of the Erie Home for Children and Adults who have passed away this year. More>>

Josh Gordon Suspension Causes Outrage in Erie Video included

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The NFL has upheld star wide receiver Josh Gordon's year-long suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy. It's a decision that's stirring a lot of controversy. Just last month, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension for assaulting his then-fiancé. But now, many fans are comparing these two suspensions. "I think it's absolutely ridiculous that Ray Rice can beat his wife, but someone is going to get in trouble for smoking some marijuana,” said J... More>>

West 38th Street Bridge Set to Reopen September 4

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The bridge will reopen September 4.
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Motorcycle Driver Hospitalized after Colliding with Car

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A motorcycle driver is in the hospital after he was thrown from his bike Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Local Gun Experts React to Shooting Range Tragedy Video included

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A tragedy at an Arizona shooting range is raising questions about gun safety.A nine year old girl handling an Uzi, an Israeli submachine gun, accidentally lost control of the weapon, shooting and killing her instructor.The childsuccessfully fired single rounds of the weapon, but when the instructor switched the weapon to fully automatic, the child apparently couldn't handle the recoil.Bob's Gun Shop owner Bob McDowell allowed reporter Lisa Adams tofire a similar weapon to feel the difference ... More>>

Erie Police On Scene of Fatal Motorcycle vs Tractor Trailer Accident

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Erie, PA - The Coroner is on the scene of a fatal accident involving a motorcycle and tractor trailer at West 11th and Cherry Streets.The accident happened about 5:45. Cherry Street was blocked from West 11th to 15th Street. West 12th shut down from Liberty to Walnut. More>>

Murder Suspect Also Facing Grand Larceny Charge

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One of the two men charged with last week's murder of violinist Mary Whitaker at her home in Chautauqua County is now facing an additional charge, in an unrelated incident.Authorities have charged 43 year old Jonathan Conklin with grand larceny for stealing more than $1100 from a restaurant in Sherman, New York. More>>

Dedication Planned for Erie County 911 Memorial

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Erie County's 9-11 Memorial, that has been in the planning stages for 3 years, will be officially dedicated in 2 weeks, on the anniversary of the attacks. More>>

Tackling Truancy in Erie County Video included

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A new school year is underway and educators will tell you good attendance is not just important; it's the law. More>>

More Holiday Weekend Traffic Expected Video included

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The start of the Labor Day weekend is now just two days away. And AAA is predicting the most auto travel in the past 6 years.And the auto club thinks the local picture will reflect the increase predicted nationally. More>>

Eight Great Draws One of Its Largest-Ever Crowds Video included

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A crowd of nearly 8,000 people packed Liberty Park for the last 8 Great Tuesday of 2014.  It's the concert series' 15th anniversary, and organizers say this Tuesday brought one of the largest crowds in its history. More>>

Prayer Vigil Brings Peace After West Side Homicide Video included

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 There was a rally to "Take Back the Site" of a recent murder in the city, Tuesday night. More>>

Final Push To Revive Joy Center Turns Sour

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 It was a final push to keep the Joy Senior Center alive, but Millcreek Township supervisors say it's just not going to happen. More>>

Silkscreen Unlimited Completes Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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For the Glass family at Silkscreen Unlimited, the ice bucket challenge that has been sweeping the nation takes on much deeper significance. In December of 2012, Roy Glass was diagnosed with ALS. “You don't really believe that it could be happening,” said Roy's daughter Lindsey Glass. “The disease just sort of takes hold, and it's a rampant decline.” After a 10 month battle with the devastating disease, Glass passed away. "ALS sort of becomes another family member,” said Lindsey. “It's somethi... More>>

New Children's Advocacy Center Spruced up

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It was a team effort Tuesday night, to spruce up the site of the new Children's Advocacy Center. More>>

Meadville Man Pleads Guilty to Arson

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A case of arson in Meadville is moving forward, with a guilty plea. More>>

VisitErie Sells Meeting Planners on Erie Video included

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It's no secret that Erie is attracting more convention and meeting business.VisitErie is reaching out to regional, state and national organizations to sell them on Erie as a destination. Meeting planners representing groups from Chicago, Washington, D.C., Harrisburg and New York took a trolley tour today to see all that Erie has to offer. The see the Bayfront Convention Center and learn about the four thousand hotel rooms now available in the region. But they also take a look at the attractio... More>>

89-Year Old Lawrence Park Crossing Guard On The Job 40+ Years

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For most area school districts, school is back in session.And for one Lawrence Park woman, that means back to work, making sure children are safe.We caught up with one woman who is well known in the Lawrence Park community, this week she started yet another year as a crossing guard. 89-year old Adella Clark is a crossing guard in Lawrence Park. She's been on the job now for more than 40 years.Every morning at 8 a.m. and afternoon at 3:00, Adella spends about 2 hours a day, making sure the chi... More>>

Lane Markers Installed on Presque Isle

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After a meeting about speed and safety at the entrance to Presque Isle, Penndot has already made some noticeable changes. On Friday they installed lane markers called "candlesticks" along the centerline of Peninsula Drive from The Beach Zero shop to just beyond Sara's restaurant. Millcreek police traffic enforcement stationed a patrol there over the weekend in response to the recent concerns that drivers are not observing the 25 mph speed limit. Cpl. Anthony Chimera, head of the Millcreek Po... More>>

Lucy Town Half Marathon to Feature Comedy Legend Bob Newhart

Comedy Legend Bob Newhart Coming to Lucy Town Marathon Weekend

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JAMESTOWN, NY – Comedy legend Bob Newhart will be the featured performer of the 2014 Lucy Town Half Marathon 5K weekend. Newhart will be showcased October 10th in a night of comedy at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Lucille Ball's hometown of Jamestown, NY. Tickets for Bob Newhart will be available for purchase on Wednesday, August 27th online at www.lucyrace.com or by calling the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts box office at (716)484-7070. “Having a legend like Bob Newhart perform in Ja... More>>

Sandberg to Lead Port Authority Video included

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A familiar face will become the new leader of the Erie Port Authority.The authority today unanimously voted to hire Brenda Sandberg to replace longtime Executive Director Ray Schreckengost, who is retiring.Authority members say she was chosen from a field of 8 candidates. More>>

Mural at Local High School Creates Lasting Legacy Video included

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With the cut of a ribbon, it became official. A mural created by a Mercyhurst Prep graduate had been given to current and future Mercyhurst students.
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Erie Police Making Progress In Homicide Investigation Video included

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We have new details tonight, on the shooting death of an erie man over the weekend. After an autopsy this afternoon, the coroner has ruled his death a homicide. Erie police are investigating the 8th homicide of the year, in the city... And investigators say in these hours after the shooting... They've made significant progress. The victim is identified as 39-year old hercules rieger... He died saturday morning, of a gunshot wound to the chest... The coroner today ruled his death a homicide. R... More>>

Blue Angels

Blue Angels Plan Advance Photo Shoot Over Cleveland

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NAS Pensacola, Fla. – Pilots with the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will fly over the city of Cleveland on Wed., August 27, for a team photo shoot. The Blue Angels are scheduled to fly the squadron's six-jet F/A-18 Hornet Delta Formation around the city with a seventh flying abreast of the formation to photograph the Delta with the city in the background. The photo shoot is being conducted for the Blue Angels official pictorials and is scheduled to take place betwe... More>>

Woman Charged with Arson

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A woman has been arrested and charged with arson, for a fire that left nine people homeless and one critically injured.  More>>

Healthy Lunch Options for Kids Heading Back to School Video included

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As the kids head back to school, it's back to studying, back to schedules, and back to packing lunches.
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Ridgefield Elementary Building Sells to Engineering Firm Video included

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The Millcreek School Board unanimously voted to sell the old Ridgefield Elementary school building to an engineering firm for $1 million on Monday. The firm is Process and Data Automation, under BNS Properties. Montessori Charter School was the other bidder.
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Former Saint Vincent Worker Sentenced For Fraud

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A former Saint Vincent accountant, who stole thousands of dollars from the Health Center, learns her fate in federal court today. More>>

Car Plunges Off Bridge Into Shallow Stream Video included

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 Police say a case of reckless driving caused a car to plunge off of a bridge and into a shallow stream. More>>

Fair Season Kicks Off In Wattsburg

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There comes a time when the aroma of corn dogs and funnel cake sweep our region. More>>

Criminal Complaint Details Plot Leading to Murder

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SEE News/ 12 News has obtained the criminal complaint against the two men accused of murdering Mary Whitaker, detailing the suspect's plans which lead to the deadly outcome. More>>

Homicide Suspects Spent Time at Erie City Mission Video included

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As the investigation into the murder of a violinist from the Chautauqua Symphony continues, we have reaction from the Erie City Mission, which provided shelter for the two suspects charged in this case. Jonathan Conklin, 43, and Charles Sanford, 30,are facing federal charges in the shooting death of 61-year-old Mary Whitaker in Westfield, New York. "It's just tragic to have heard about it." said Erie City Mission Director of Men's Ministry Darrell Smith. According to Smith, Sanford --who ... More>>

Police Investigate Reports of Meth Lab

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Reports of a meth lab operation brought Erie Police to a home on the city's West side on Monday. More>>

Erie SWAT Investigation May be Tied to Chautauqua Murder

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A SWAT investigation in Erie last Friday may be connected to the Chautauqua murder of Mary Whitaker. More>>

Classes Begin at "Community's College" Video included

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Classes began today at Edinboro University's new "Community's College." It is located on the Porreco campus in Millcreek. More>>

Coroner Releases Name of Murder Victim

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Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook has released the name of the victim of a fatal shooting over the weekend.He is identified as 39 year old Hercules Rieger.He was shot early Saturday morning at 11th and Wayne Streets in Erie. More>>

Robbery Attempt at Downtown Erie Convenience Store

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A clerk at an Erie convenience store did not let an attempted robber get away with the crime. More>>

Rally Celebrates Right to Vote, Urges Action

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A rally Sunday honored the Suffragettes, who worked for generations to get women the right to vote. More>>

Update: Murder Suspect has Criminal Past

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We've obtained new details about one of the men accused of murdering a musician from Chautauqua County last week. More>>

Raising Sails and Support for Red Cross

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You couldn't ask for better weather to get out and sail, and nearly 100 boats took advantage of the breeze, in  the Red Cross charity regatta Sunday afternoon.  More>>

GECAC Board Member John Drew Passes Away

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We're sad to report thatGECAC has lost a long time leader, board member John Drew.GECAC and the Robert Benjamin Wiley Community Charter School announced his passingon Sunday, saying, "Mr. John Drew was a lifetime educator who touched so many in this city and in this building, lived purposively, and impacted so many Erie students and families." Viewing and funeral details are not yet available. More>>

Bicyclist Hit on Peninsula Amid Recent Safety Concerns

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Another bicyclist was struck by a car on Presque Isle Sunday. It comes as the conversation about safety on the peninsula has been heating up. More>>

WICU/WSEE Team Trains for the Barber "Beast on the Bay" Video included

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More than 1,000 people have signed up for the 20 obstacle, 10 mile challenge, including members from our WICU/WSEE team.
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Fatal Shooting on E.11th and Wayne Marks Erie's 8th Homicide of the Year Video included

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More gun violence wreaks havoc on Erie's east side.
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Man Killed 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>>

Conneaut Ohio D-Day

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>>

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>>

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>>

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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  • Product Recalls 8/26/14

    Product Recalls 8/26/14

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:02:25 GMT
    APPLE'S REPLACING SOME iPHONE BATTERIES FOR RUNNING OUT OF JUICE.....More >>
    APPLE'S REPLACING SOME iPHONE BATTERIES FOR RUNNING OUT OF JUICE.....
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  • School Zones Different Compared to Normal Roadways

    School Zones Different Compared to Normal Roadways

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:48 AM EDT2014-08-26 08:48:41 GMT

    School zones are active during only certain times of the day, and their speeds are significantly lower than those of normal roadways.

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    School zones are active during only certain times of the day, and their speeds are significantly lower than those of normal roadways.

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  • Senior Fair Offers Resources, Screenings

    Senior Fair Offers Resources, Screenings

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:44:25 GMT
    Senior citizens had a chance to learn about services just for them, at a special event Monday. More >>
    Senior citizens had a chance to learn about services just for them, at a special event Monday. More >>
  • "Celebrate the Vote" Rally Commemorates the 19th Amendment

    "Celebrate the Vote" Rally Commemorates the 19th Amendment

    Sunday, August 24 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-08-24 23:44:34 GMT
    It's been nearly 100 years since women were granted the right to vote.More >>
    It's been nearly 100 years since women were granted the right to vote.More >>
  • Local Stylists Provide Free Haircuts for Thousands of Kids

    Local Stylists Provide Free Haircuts for Thousands of Kids

    Saturday, August 23 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-08-23 22:25:25 GMT
    Thousands of Erie kids will be ready for their first day of school, thanks to local hair stylists.More >>
    Thousands of Erie kids will be ready for their first day of school, thanks to local hair stylists.
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  • Driver Flees Scene After Crashing Into Home on Old French Road

    Driver Flees Scene After Crashing Into Home on Old French Road

    Saturday, August 23 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-23 22:19:32 GMT
    An Erie man got quite the wake up call, when a truck drove right into his home Saturday morning.More >>
    An Erie man got quite the wake up call, when a truck drove right into his home Saturday morning.More >>
  • 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 >>
  • 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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    On Wednesday, the Erie Sports Commission announced that Erie will once again host the Pennsylvania State Youth Bowling Open Championships. Eastway and Greengarden Lanes will be the sites of the month long tournament which begins on April 11th and runs through April 26th, 2015. There are four competitive divisions available:Four-Person Team, Singles, Doubles, and All Events Divisions. An estimated $30,000 in scholarships will be awarded. Erie last hosted the state championships in 2010.More >>
    On Wednesday, the Erie Sports Commission announced that Erie will once again host the Pennsylvania State Youth Bowling Open Championships. Eastway and Greengarden Lanes will be the sites of the month long tournament which begins on April 11th and runs through April 26th, 2015. There are four competitive divisions available:Four-Person Team, Singles, Doubles, and All Events Divisions. An estimated $30,000 in scholarships will be awarded. Erie last hosted the state championships in 2010.More >>
  • Seawolves Split Twinbill with Bowie

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    Jason Krizan hit a three run homer to lead the Seawolves to a 7-3 win over Bowie in game two and earn a split of the twinbill at Jerry Uht Park Tuesday night. Bowie won the first game 4-2 despite two RBI from Devon Travis. In game two, Dixon Machado broke a 1-1 tie with a two run double in the bottom of the fourth to give Erie the lead for good. Krizan added the three run homer an inning later to seal the deal. The series continues with a single game on Wedneday night at 7:05 pm at Uht Park.More >>
    Jason Krizan hit a three run homer to lead the Seawolves to a 7-3 win over Bowie in game two and earn a split of the twinbill at Jerry Uht Park Tuesday night. Bowie won the first game 4-2 despite two RBI from Devon Travis. In game two, Dixon Machado broke a 1-1 tie with a two run double in the bottom of the fourth to give Erie the lead for good. Krizan added the three run homer an inning later to seal the deal. The series continues with a single game on Wedneday night at 7:05 pm at Uht Park.More >>
  • Former Gannon Player Drafted in Canada

    Former Gannon Player Drafted in Canada

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:02:42 GMT
    Former Gannon basketball player Jabs Newby was selected second overall by the Saint John Mill Rats in the National Basketball League of Canada draft on Sunday night. Newby played two seasons for the Golden Knights after transferring from Division One Eastern Kentucky. He is a native of Toronto. Newby started 32 games at point guard for Gannon over the last two seasons averaging four points and three assists per contest.More >>
    Former Gannon basketball player Jabs Newby was selected second overall by the Saint John Mill Rats in the National Basketball League of Canada draft on Sunday night. Newby played two seasons for the Golden Knights after transferring from Division One Eastern Kentucky. He is a native of Toronto. Newby started 32 games at point guard for Gannon over the last two seasons averaging four points and three assists per contest.More >>
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  • Motorcycle Driver Hospitalized after Colliding with Car

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    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:48:05 GMT
    A motorcycle driver is in the hospital after he was thrown from his bike Wednesday afternoon.More >>
    A motorcycle driver is in the hospital after he was thrown from his bike Wednesday afternoon.More >>
  • Josh Gordon Suspension Causes Outrage in Erie

    Josh Gordon Suspension Causes Outrage in Erie

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:52:58 GMT
    The NFL has upheld star wide receiver Josh Gordon's year-long suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy. It's a decision that's stirring a lot of controversy. Just last month, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension for assaulting his then-fiancé. But now, many fans are comparing these two suspensions. "I think it's absolutely ridiculous that Ray Rice can beat his wife, but someone is going to get in trouble for smoking some marijuana,” said J...More >>
    The NFL has upheld star wide receiver Josh Gordon's year-long suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy. It's a decision that's stirring a lot of controversy. Just last month, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension for assaulting his then-fiancé. But now, many fans are comparing these two suspensions. "I think it's absolutely ridiculous that Ray Rice can beat his wife, but someone is going to get in trouble for smoking some marijuana,” said J...More >>
  • Erie Organization Sending Aid as Ebola Death Toll Climes

    Erie Organization Sending Aid as Ebola Death Toll Climes

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:52:09 GMT
    One country - Liberia - has been hit particularly hard by the Ebola outbreak. As the death toll climbs and supplies fall short, Erie's human services organization, "Community of Caring," is sending aid with the help of donations.More >>
    One country - Liberia - has been hit particularly hard by the Ebola outbreak. As the death toll climbs and supplies fall short, Erie's human services organization, "Community of Caring," is sending aid with the help of donations.
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