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  • Mysterious Signs Popping Up in Erie

    Mysterious Signs Popping Up in Erie

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:13:06 GMT
    Mysterious signs have been delivered to a few places in town including 12 News/SEE News. The signs were delivered by a group calling themselves "The Ministry of Culture,"The signs are sending out a satirical request, "Obey Kunco."More >>
    Mysterious signs have been delivered to a few places in town including 12 News/SEE News. The signs were delivered by a group calling themselves "The Ministry of Culture,"The signs are sending out a satirical request, "Obey Kunco."More >>
  • Gannon's New Rec Center Exceeds Expectations

    Gannon's New Rec Center Exceeds Expectations

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:01:05 GMT
    Gannon University's new recreation and wellness center officially opened just two weeks ago. Already, it brings a packed house every day, to its sprawling 52,000 square feet facility.More >>
    Gannon University's new recreation and wellness center officially opened just two weeks ago. Already, it brings a packed house every day, to its sprawling 52,000 square feet facility.
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  • Three Arrested in Elk County Heroin Bust

    Three Arrested in Elk County Heroin Bust

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-09-17 02:51:43 GMT
    Three people are in custody in Elk County charged with trafficking more than $14,000 worth of heroin.More >>
    Three people are in custody in Elk County charged with trafficking more than $14,000 worth of heroin. More >>
  • Contagious Enterovirus Reported In PA

    Contagious Enterovirus Reported In PA

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-09-17 04:48:22 GMT
    no such thing as being ‘too clean' at the Playway Loving Childcare Center in ErieMore >>
    no such thing as being ‘too clean' at the Playway Loving Childcare Center in ErieMore >>
  • One Killed in Harborcreek Car Crash

    One Killed in Harborcreek Car Crash

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 12:37 AM EDT2014-09-17 04:37:43 GMT
    HARBORCREEK-- A car crash just before midnight on Tuesday leaves one person dead.The crash happened at Route 5 and Troupe Road. More >>
    HARBORCREEK-- A car crash just before midnight on Tuesday leaves one person dead.The crash happened at Route 5 and Troupe Road. More >>
  • Erie Couple Donates Big to Red Cross

    Erie Couple Donates Big to Red Cross

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:31:28 GMT
    The Red Cross showed their appreciation for the generosity of two local donors Tuesday evening.More >>
    The Red Cross showed their appreciation for the generosity of two local donors Tuesday evening.More >>
  • Italian American Women's Association Celebrates 30 Years

    Italian American Women's Association Celebrates 30 Years

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:21:00 GMT
    The Italian American Woman's Association (IAWA) celebrated their 30th anniversary Tuesday with a ceremony dinner at the Ambassador Center. The association selected former Erie Mayor, Joyce Savocchio with their 2014 Woman of the Year Award.More >>
    The Italian American Woman's Association (IAWA) celebrated their 30th anniversary Tuesday with a ceremony dinner at the Ambassador Center. The association selected former Erie Mayor, Joyce Savocchio with their 2014 Woman of the Year Award.
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  • Police Identify Suspect in State Police Ambush Shooting

    Police Identify Suspect in State Police Ambush Shooting

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-09-17 02:54:48 GMT
    A massive manhunt involving law enforcement from across the country continues tonight. Police are searching for 31-year-old Eric Matthew Frein. Frein is accused of the ambush shooting of two state troopers at the Blooming Grove Barracks in Pike County on Friday night. Corporal Bryon Dickson, 38, was killed and Trooper Alex Douglass was critically wounded. "You know there's a threat everywhere,” said PA State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan. “This is a very dangerous individual and I wouldn'...More >>
    A massive manhunt involving law enforcement from across the country continues tonight. Police are searching for 31-year-old Eric Matthew Frein. Frein is accused of the ambush shooting of two state troopers at the Blooming Grove Barracks in Pike County on Friday night. Corporal Bryon Dickson, 38, was killed and Trooper Alex Douglass was critically wounded. "You know there's a threat everywhere,” said PA State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan. “This is a very dangerous individual and I wouldn'...More >>
  • Three Arrested in Elk County Heroin Bust

    Three Arrested in Elk County Heroin Bust

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-09-17 02:51:43 GMT
    Three people are in custody in Elk County charged with trafficking more than $14,000 worth of heroin.More >>
    Three people are in custody in Elk County charged with trafficking more than $14,000 worth of heroin. More >>
  • Local Scots Comment on Independence Vote

    Local Scots Comment on Independence Vote

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-16 23:42:13 GMT
    Scottish expats in our area and others who claim Scottish heritage are watching closely as Scotland prepares to vote Thursday on the question of independence from the United Kingdom. Sheila Sweet didn't hesitate to say, "I'm all for it." But other expats are quite concerned about the implications of a "yes" vote and they hope some of the encouragement and even threats to stay, might be gaining traction. We all have the images of bagpipes, Brigadoon and Braveheart in our minds when we think of...More >>
    Scottish expats in our area and others who claim Scottish heritage are watching closely as Scotland prepares to vote Thursday on the question of independence from the United Kingdom. Sheila Sweet didn't hesitate to say, "I'm all for it." But other expats are quite concerned about the implications of a "yes" vote and they hope some of the encouragement and even threats to stay, might be gaining traction. We all have the images of bagpipes, Brigadoon and Braveheart in our minds when we think of...More >>
  • Product Recalls 9/16/14

    Product Recalls 9/16/14

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:12:25 GMT
    MORE THAN ONE MILLION SMOKE AND COMBINATION SMOKE-CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS ARE BEING RECALLED. KIDDE IS RECALLING THE ALARMS BECAUSE THEY CAN FAIL TO ALERT CONSUMERS OF A FIRE OR A CARBON MONOXIDE INCIDENT FOLLOWING A POWER OUTAGE. THESE ARE RESIDENTIAL ALARMS THAT ARE HARD-WIRED INTO A HOME'S ELECTRIC POWER. THE ALARMS ARE WHITE AND ROUND...AND KIDDE IS ENGRAVED ON THE FRONT. CONSUMERS SHOULD CONTACT KIDDE FOR A FREE REPLACEMENT ALARM, AND KEEP USING THE RECALLED ALARMS UNTIL THEY INSTALL THE ...More >>
    MORE THAN ONE MILLION SMOKE AND COMBINATION SMOKE-CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS ARE BEING RECALLED. KIDDE IS RECALLING THE ALARMS BECAUSE THEY CAN FAIL TO ALERT CONSUMERS OF A FIRE OR A CARBON MONOXIDE INCIDENT FOLLOWING A POWER OUTAGE. THESE ARE RESIDENTIAL ALARMS THAT ARE HARD-WIRED INTO A HOME'S ELECTRIC POWER. THE ALARMS ARE WHITE AND ROUND...AND KIDDE IS ENGRAVED ON THE FRONT. CONSUMERS SHOULD CONTACT KIDDE FOR A FREE REPLACEMENT ALARM, AND KEEP USING THE RECALLED ALARMS UNTIL THEY INSTALL THE ...More >>
  • Grape Harvest Underway in North East

    Grape Harvest Underway in North East

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:04:03 GMT
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    Cool weather pushed back the start of the annual grape harvest in North East. But now the harvest is underway.The bitter cold winter caused heavy losses in many non-native grape varieties. But hardier, native grapes like Niagara and Concord fared much better.More >>
    Cool weather pushed back the start of the annual grape harvest in North East. But now the harvest is underway.The bitter cold winter caused heavy losses in many non-native grape varieties. But hardier, native grapes like Niagara and Concord fared much better.More >>
  • Lord Corporation Pushes Science and Math at Area School

    Lord Corporation Pushes Science and Math at Area School

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:51:31 GMT
    More than 3 dozen Lord Corporation employees spent today at North East Middle School, manning displays focusing on science and math. It is the company's annual outreach for national aerospace week.The company even had a helicopter fly in to the school.More >>
    More than 3 dozen Lord Corporation employees spent today at North East Middle School, manning displays focusing on science and math. It is the company's annual outreach for national aerospace week.The company even had a helicopter fly in to the school. More >>
  • Supervisors Delay Police Investigation of Missing Items at J.O.Y. Center

    Supervisors Delay Police Investigation of Missing Items at J.O.Y. Center

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:47:00 GMT
    The controversy over missing items from the former J.O.Y. Senior Center in Millcreek is continuing. Millcreek supervisors say property belonging to the township was taken from the center, before it closed for good late last month. The supervisors gave the seniors until today to return those items, or a police investigation would begin. However, an agreement has been worked out between the supervisors and the senior citizens.More >>
    The controversy over missing items from the former J.O.Y. Senior Center in Millcreek is continuing. Millcreek supervisors say property belonging to the township was taken from the center, before it closed for good late last month. The supervisors gave the seniors until today to return those items, or a police investigation would begin. However, an agreement has been worked out between the supervisors and the senior citizens. More >>
  • Erie Day Care to Re-Open After Extended Closure

    Erie Day Care to Re-Open After Extended Closure

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:29:09 GMT
    The doors are open again at one of Erie's oldest day cares after the commonwealth forced them to close more than four months ago.More >>
    The doors are open again at one of Erie's oldest day cares after the commonwealth forced them to close more than four months ago.More >>
  • Unsportsmanlike Conduct Follows Players off the Field

    Unsportsmanlike Conduct Follows Players off the Field

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:30:10 GMT
    A video allegedly sent from Strong Vincent players to Central Tech players is now under investigation by the Erie School District.More >>
    A video allegedly sent from Strong Vincent players to Central Tech players is now under investigation by the Erie School District.More >>
  • Golden Corral Evacuated as Fire, Sprinkler System Cause Damage

    Golden Corral Evacuated as Fire, Sprinkler System Cause Damage

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:17:45 GMT
    Dinner was interrupted for dozens of diners on upper Peach Street Monday night, when fire broke out inside the Golden Corral.More >>
    Dinner was interrupted for dozens of diners on upper Peach Street Monday night, when fire broke out inside the Golden Corral.More >>
  • Gannon's New Rec Center Exceeds Expectations

    Gannon's New Rec Center Exceeds Expectations

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:01:05 GMT
    Gannon University's new recreation and wellness center officially opened just two weeks ago. Already, it brings a packed house every day, to its sprawling 52,000 square feet facility.More >>
    Gannon University's new recreation and wellness center officially opened just two weeks ago. Already, it brings a packed house every day, to its sprawling 52,000 square feet facility.
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  • NFL Star Child Abuse Case Raises Questions on Physical Discipline

    NFL Star Child Abuse Case Raises Questions on Physical Discipline

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:53:15 GMT
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted on charges of child abuse. Peterson's accused of striking his 4-year-old son with a tree branch earlier this year. According to police, the branch left marks and broke his son's skin. The incident raises the question to an issue that's been discussed for years….. Should parents physically discipline their children? “Yes,” said Bobby Ploss of Erie. “My parents disciplined me when I was growing up, and I'm still alive." "Yes,...More >>
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted on charges of child abuse. Peterson's accused of striking his 4-year-old son with a tree branch earlier this year. According to police, the branch left marks and broke his son's skin. The incident raises the question to an issue that's been discussed for years….. Should parents physically discipline their children? “Yes,” said Bobby Ploss of Erie. “My parents disciplined me when I was growing up, and I'm still alive." "Yes,...More >>
  • Pfeiffer Burleigh Teachers Focus on Development

    Pfeiffer Burleigh Teachers Focus on Development

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:34:41 GMT
    The teachers were the students today in Erie's Public Schools. The teacher development sessions at Pfeiffer Burleigh School are taking on added importance this year. The school is on a mission to pull itself up from"priority status." Achievement levels have placed it in the bottom 5% of Title I schools in Pennsylvania.A major focus of the teacher training is the science of reading. A specialist from PaTTAN, Pennsylvania's Training and Technical Assistance Network was there to help. Dr. Wendy ...More >>
    The teachers were the students today in Erie's Public Schools. The teacher development sessions at Pfeiffer Burleigh School are taking on added importance this year. The school is on a mission to pull itself up from"priority status." Achievement levels have placed it in the bottom 5% of Title I schools in Pennsylvania.A major focus of the teacher training is the science of reading. A specialist from PaTTAN, Pennsylvania's Training and Technical Assistance Network was there to help. Dr. Wendy ...More >>
  • Mysterious Signs Popping Up in Erie

    Mysterious Signs Popping Up in Erie

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:13:06 GMT
    Mysterious signs have been delivered to a few places in town including 12 News/SEE News. The signs were delivered by a group calling themselves "The Ministry of Culture,"The signs are sending out a satirical request, "Obey Kunco."More >>
    Mysterious signs have been delivered to a few places in town including 12 News/SEE News. The signs were delivered by a group calling themselves "The Ministry of Culture,"The signs are sending out a satirical request, "Obey Kunco."More >>
  • Erie Neighbors' Frustrations May Linger With Cockroach Infestation

    Erie Neighbors' Frustrations May Linger With Cockroach Infestation

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:19:31 GMT
    Continuing coverage of those cockroach infestations, that are terrorizing an east-side Erie neighborhood. We first brought the issue to light last week. Cockroaches spreading from an abandoned home along east 7th street, between Reed and Wayne streets. Monday, the city says the home owner, who lives out of town, has hired a professional exterminator that checked the place out on Monday.The home should be clear of pests in about a month. A block away, on Rosedale Avenue, the owner of an occupi...More >>
    Continuing coverage of those cockroach infestations, that are terrorizing an east-side Erie neighborhood. We first brought the issue to light last week. Cockroaches spreading from an abandoned home along east 7th street, between Reed and Wayne streets. Monday, the city says the home owner, who lives out of town, has hired a professional exterminator that checked the place out on Monday.The home should be clear of pests in about a month. A block away, on Rosedale Avenue, the owner of an occupi...More >>
  • Help Erie Police Identify Armed Robber

    Help Erie Police Identify Armed Robber

    Monday, September 15 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-09-15 19:05:12 GMT
    Erie police are asking for your help in identifying a man who robbed a woman, then used her stolen bank card moments later. Erie police released surveillance video photos from the Shell gas station at 6th and Parade, from Saturday morning. Detectives say 25 minutes before this video was taken, the man in the photo robbed a woman with a knife. He then allegedly used her debit card at the gas station. If you can help identify him, you're asked to call Erie police at 870-1120.More >>
    Erie police are asking for your help in identifying a man who robbed a woman, then used her stolen bank card moments later. Erie police released surveillance video photos from the Shell gas station at 6th and Parade, from Saturday morning. Detectives say 25 minutes before this video was taken, the man in the photo robbed a woman with a knife. He then allegedly used her debit card at the gas station. If you can help identify him, you're asked to call Erie police at 870-1120.More >>
  • Water Main Break Restricts Peach Street Traffic

    Water Main Break Restricts Peach Street Traffic

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-09-15 16:48:23 GMT
    A 12-inch water pipe burst near the intersection of 29th and Peach Streets, early Monday morning.More >>
    A 12-inch water pipe burst near the intersection of 29th and Peach Streets, early Monday morning.More >>
  • Ride Benefits Erie Homes for Children and Adults

    Ride Benefits Erie Homes for Children and Adults

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-09-15 03:30:17 GMT
    It was a motorcycle ride to remember residents at the "Erie Homes for Children and Adults." The ECHA held its first ever "Victory Ride" Saturday morning. Bikers took a 105-mile ride to Titusville and back to raise money for the organization's special needs fund. There were games, music and raffles too. Some residents of Erie Homes for Children and Adults even had a chance to ride a motorcycle for the first time. According to organizer Jim Fischer, "There are a lot of government cutbacks, fami...More >>
    It was a motorcycle ride to remember residents at the "Erie Homes for Children and Adults." The ECHA held its first ever "Victory Ride" Saturday morning. Bikers took a 105-mile ride to Titusville and back to raise money for the organization's special needs fund. There were games, music and raffles too. Some residents of Erie Homes for Children and Adults even had a chance to ride a motorcycle for the first time. According to organizer Jim Fischer, "There are a lot of government cutbacks, fami...More >>
  • New Yoga Studio Opens Up On Erie's East Side

    New Yoga Studio Opens Up On Erie's East Side

    Sunday, September 14 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-09-14 22:48:03 GMT
    Residents of Erie's east side have a new place to meditate and center themselves.More >>
    Residents of Erie's east side have a new place to meditate and center themselves.More >>
  • One Suspect in Custody After High-Speed Pursuit

    One Suspect in Custody After High-Speed Pursuit

    Sunday, September 14 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-09-14 22:47:18 GMT
    Erie police have a suspect behind bars on a long list of charges after a high speed pursuit Saturday night.More >>
    Erie police have a suspect behind bars on a long list of charges after a high speed pursuit Saturday night.More >>
  • Governor, State Police Commissioner Speak on Ambush

    Governor, State Police Commissioner Speak on Ambush

    Sunday, September 14 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-09-14 21:17:27 GMT
    Investigation of Trooper Ambush UnderwayInvestigation of Trooper Ambush Underway
    Flags are flying at half staff and a manhunt is underway in northeast Pennsylvania after a state police corporal was shot and killed late Friday outside his barracks and a trooper was seriously wounded. Police were stopping traffic near the barracks in Blooming Grove Township Saturday as they looked for information that might lead to a suspect or suspects. It is a heavily wooded area about 35 miles from Scranton, surrounded by state game lands. State police describe the gunfire as an ambush, ...More >>
    Flags are flying at half staff and a manhunt is underway in northeast Pennsylvania after a state police corporal was shot and killed late Friday outside his barracks and a trooper was seriously wounded. Police were stopping traffic near the barracks in Blooming Grove Township Saturday as they looked for information that might lead to a suspect or suspects. It is a heavily wooded area about 35 miles from Scranton, surrounded by state game lands. State police describe the gunfire as an ambush, ...More >>
  • Ignite the Night Event Brings Awareness of Heroin Addiction

    Ignite the Night Event Brings Awareness of Heroin Addiction

    Sunday, September 14 2014 12:28 AM EDT2014-09-14 04:28:15 GMT
    Candles Lit at Ignite the Night in HarborcreekCandles Lit at Ignite the Night in Harborcreek
    The pain and loss caused by heroin addiction had both a face and a voice in our community Saturday evening. Over 200 people gathered at Harborcreek Community Park for a ceremony called "Ignite the Night." It is part of a national initiative. They read the names of those in our area who have died from heroin overdoses. The Reverend Sean Clerkin, Vicar of St. Mary Episcopal Church in Lawrence Park offered a message of hope and healing. Those who attended lighted candles in black, red and green ...More >>
    The pain and loss caused by heroin addiction had both a face and a voice in our community Saturday evening. Over 200 people gathered at Harborcreek Community Park for a ceremony called "Ignite the Night." It is part of a national initiative. They read the names of those in our area who have died from heroin overdoses. The Reverend Sean Clerkin, Vicar of St. Mary Episcopal Church in Lawrence Park offered a message of hope and healing. Those who attended lighted candles in black, red and green ...More >>
  • McDowell Hosts 40th Annual Marching Band Invitational

    McDowell Hosts 40th Annual Marching Band Invitational

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-09-14 03:42:13 GMT
    Marching band performs at McDowell InvitationalMarching band performs at McDowell Invitational
    Saturday was a big day for 18 area marching bands joining in the 40th annual McDowell Invitational competition. Seventeen invited bands and the host band all performed the marching shows that they have been preparing since July. While they compete, the invitational is really a fraternity of school marching bands who share and appreciate what students all learn through the performing arts. Parent volunteer Maggie Marsden said the competitions help support programs that been facing funding cut...More >>
    Saturday was a big day for 18 area marching bands joining in the 40th annual McDowell Invitational competition. Seventeen invited bands and the host band all performed the marching shows that they have been preparing since July. While they compete, the invitational is really a fraternity of school marching bands who share and appreciate what students all learn through the performing arts. Parent volunteer Maggie Marsden said the competitions help support programs that been facing funding cut...More >>
  • Beatles Tribute Opens Philharmonic Pops

    Beatles Tribute Opens Philharmonic Pops

    Saturday, September 13 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-09-14 03:27:11 GMT
    Classical Mystery TourClassical Mystery Tour
    The Erie Philharmonic pops kicked off its new season Saturday night with The Classical Mystery Tour. The four musicians in the tour group may not be the "fab four" but they look and sound just like John, Paul, George and Ringo. Since its the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' U.S. invasion, the philharmonic thought it was a perfect opportunity to take a trip back in time. The Beatles recordings were often augmented by a symphony orchestra, so the pops orchestra really helped to create the authe...More >>
    The Erie Philharmonic pops kicked off its new season Saturday night with The Classical Mystery Tour. The four musicians in the tour group may not be the "fab four" but they look and sound just like John, Paul, George and Ringo. Since its the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' U.S. invasion, the philharmonic thought it was a perfect opportunity to take a trip back in time. The Beatles recordings were often augmented by a symphony orchestra, so the pops orchestra really helped to create the authe...More >>
  • Nature Lovers Beam Over LEAF Festival

    Nature Lovers Beam Over LEAF Festival

    Saturday, September 13 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-09-13 23:34:24 GMT
    For nature lovers, the Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park is the place to beMore >>
    For nature lovers, the Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park is the place to beMore >>
  • Women Learn Self Defense Tactics In Light of Recent Assaults

    Women Learn Self Defense Tactics In Light of Recent Assaults

    Saturday, September 13 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-09-13 23:33:34 GMT
    "It's everywhere you are and no matter what section of the city you live in, violence can happen everywhere," said Erie resident, Jennifer Woodard.More >>
    "It's everywhere you are and no matter what section of the city you live in, violence can happen everywhere," said Erie resident, Jennifer Woodard.More >>
  • Police: PA State Trooper Dead, One Injured After Station Ambush

    Police: PA State Trooper Dead, One Injured After Station Ambush

    Saturday, September 13 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-09-13 14:12:59 GMT
    Police are investigating a deadly shooting at a State Police Barracks station.More >>
    Police are investigating a deadly shooting at a State Police Barracks station. More >>
  • Jeremiah Wright Brings Full House to Erie's JFK Center

    Jeremiah Wright Brings Full House to Erie's JFK Center

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-09-13 03:16:55 GMT
    Reverend Doctor Jeremiah Wright spoke at Erie's JFK Center on Friday night, spreading a message of hope and anti-violence. Wright is President Obama's former pastor, and the 2014 keynote speaker of the annual JFK Center "Our Community Matters" Dinner.More >>
    Reverend Doctor Jeremiah Wright spoke at Erie's JFK Center on Friday night, spreading a message of hope and anti-violence. Wright is President Obama's former pastor, and the 2014 keynote speaker of the annual JFK Center "Our Community Matters" Dinner.
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  • Old Rivals Play Football for Good Cause in "Curage Cup"

    Old Rivals Play Football for Good Cause in "Curage Cup"

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-09-13 03:07:52 GMT
    One of the biggest high school sports rivalries took the battle to the field on Football Friday. Cathedral Prep and McDowell each hoped to win the fight on the field, but both teams helped in the fight against cancer in this year's "Curage Cup" game.More >>
    One of the biggest high school sports rivalries took the battle to the field on Football Friday. Cathedral Prep and McDowell each hoped to win the fight on the field, but both teams helped in the fight against cancer in this year's "Curage Cup" game.
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  • J.O.Y. Center Seniors Hire Attorney

    J.O.Y. Center Seniors Hire Attorney

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:28:02 GMT
    Senior citizens, who were bluntly interrogated by a Millcreek supervisor this week, have hired an attorney.More >>
    Senior citizens, who were bluntly interrogated by a Millcreek supervisor this week, have hired an attorney.More >>
  • Erie Neighbors Fed Up With Neighbor's Cockroach Infestation

    Erie Neighbors Fed Up With Neighbor's Cockroach Infestation

    Friday, September 12 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-09-12 22:35:05 GMT
    Continuing coverage, of cockroaches invading an east-Erie neighborhood. Apparently, they are spreading and the city's doing everything in their power to control it.The hundreds of cockroaches are showing up along east 7th street and Rosedale Avenue, mainly between Wayne and Reed streets, and they have neighbors fed up.WICU WSEE first brought you this story Thursday, of cockroaches everywhere along east 7th street. The city says the source is an abandoned home, and they've contacted the owner...More >>
    Continuing coverage, of cockroaches invading an east-Erie neighborhood. Apparently, they are spreading and the city's doing everything in their power to control it.The hundreds of cockroaches are showing up along east 7th street and Rosedale Avenue, mainly between Wayne and Reed streets, and they have neighbors fed up.WICU WSEE first brought you this story Thursday, of cockroaches everywhere along east 7th street. The city says the source is an abandoned home, and they've contacted the owner...More >>
  • Community Walks to Raise Awareness About Military Suicide

    Community Walks to Raise Awareness About Military Suicide

    Friday, September 12 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-09-12 22:24:31 GMT
    Every year, thousands of the country's military veterans take their own lives.More >>
    Every year, thousands of the country's military veterans take their own lives.More >>
  • Update: Escaped Convicted Killer Caught

    Update: Escaped Convicted Killer Caught

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:56 AM EDT2014-09-12 05:56:29 GMT
    CBS: A teenage convicted killer is on the loose in Ohio after he and another inmate escaped a county prison.T.J. Lane pleaded guilty last year to shooting five people at a suburban Cleveland High school, leaving three students dead.Lane escaped from the Allen County Correctional Center in Lima, Ohio, with two other inmatesThursday night.One of the inmates was recaptured, and a massive search is underway for Lane and 45-year old Clifford Opperud.Lane was serving three life sentences for the Fe...More >>
    CBS: A teenage convicted killer is on the loose in Ohio after he and another inmate escaped a county prison.T.J. Lane pleaded guilty last year to shooting five people at a suburban Cleveland High school, leaving three students dead.Lane escaped from the Allen County Correctional Center in Lima, Ohio, with two other inmatesThursday night.One of the inmates was recaptured, and a massive search is underway for Lane and 45-year old Clifford Opperud.Lane was serving three life sentences for the Fe...More >>
  • Vigil Honors Motorcycle Crash Victim in Girard

    Vigil Honors Motorcycle Crash Victim in Girard

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-09-12 04:03:36 GMT
    A vigil to remember a life lost in a recent motorcycle accident brought many bikers to Girard, Thursday night.More >>
    A vigil to remember a life lost in a recent motorcycle accident brought many bikers to Girard, Thursday night.More >>
  • Governor Corbett Honors 9/11 Victims

    Governor Corbett Honors 9/11 Victims

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-09-12 03:28:00 GMT
    Governor Tom Corbett paid homage to September 11th victims at the Flight 93 Memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on the 13th anniversary of the attacks.More >>
    Governor Tom Corbett paid homage to September 11th victims at the Flight 93 Memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on the 13th anniversary of the attacks.More >>
  • Prayer Vigil Honors Homicide Victim

    Prayer Vigil Honors Homicide Victim

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-09-12 02:23:59 GMT
    For the seventh time this year, local nuns are reclaiming the site of a recent homicide, in the name of peace. Tonight, family and friends gathered on Delaware Avenue, to honor the life of 39-year-old David McLendon Tate. On the early morning of August 6, Tate's body was found on Delaware Avenue near Ottawa Street. An autopsy showed that he died of blunt force trauma to the head. As his loved ones continue to try and make sense of this violent outcome, his uncle Robert Tate said that the c...More >>
    For the seventh time this year, local nuns are reclaiming the site of a recent homicide, in the name of peace. Tonight, family and friends gathered on Delaware Avenue, to honor the life of 39-year-old David McLendon Tate. On the early morning of August 6, Tate's body was found on Delaware Avenue near Ottawa Street. An autopsy showed that he died of blunt force trauma to the head. As his loved ones continue to try and make sense of this violent outcome, his uncle Robert Tate said that the c...More >>
  • Roach Infestation Bugs East Side Neighborhood

    Roach Infestation Bugs East Side Neighborhood

    Thursday, September 11 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-09-11 23:23:15 GMT
    Residents on East 7th street near Wayne are fed up with the roach infestation that has hit their neighborhood in recent weeks.More >>
    Residents on East 7th street near Wayne are fed up with the roach infestation that has hit their neighborhood in recent weeks.More >>
  • Police Release Sketch of Suspect Assaulting Women at Millcreek Mall

    Police Release Sketch of Suspect Assaulting Women at Millcreek Mall

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:04:06 GMT
    Millcreek police are searching for a man that lurks around the south end of the Millcreek Mall parking lot, assaulting women.More >>
    Millcreek police are searching for a man that lurks around the south end of the Millcreek Mall parking lot, assaulting women.More >>
  • Help Erie Law Enforcement Find Wanted Suspects

    Help Erie Law Enforcement Find Wanted Suspects

    Thursday, September 11 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-09-11 21:50:51 GMT
    12News teams up with area law enforcement, to help land wanted suspects behind bars.The district attorney's office is using Twitter, to help find fugitives. This week, they are looking for 37-year-old Larry Alexander. Sheriff's want him for a criminal warrant for possession of a firearm without a license.They are also asking for your help in finding 30-year-old Ronald Miller Jr.. He's wanted for a criminal warrant for possession with intent to deliver drugs.If you have any information on thei...More >>
    12News teams up with area law enforcement, to help land wanted suspects behind bars.The district attorney's office is using Twitter, to help find fugitives. This week, they are looking for 37-year-old Larry Alexander. Sheriff's want him for a criminal warrant for possession of a firearm without a license.They are also asking for your help in finding 30-year-old Ronald Miller Jr.. He's wanted for a criminal warrant for possession with intent to deliver drugs.If you have any information on thei...More >>
  • Erie Man Waives Preliminary Hearing For Deadly D.U.I

    Erie Man Waives Preliminary Hearing For Deadly D.U.I

    Thursday, September 11 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-09-11 21:36:24 GMT
    An Erie man accused of killing one person and injuring another while driving drunk, with 3 kids in is car, is expected to plead guilty in the case.More >>
    An Erie man accused of killing one person and injuring another while driving drunk, with 3 kids in his car, is expected to plead guilty in the case.
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  • Erie Siblings Sentenced For Violent Incident Last January

    Erie Siblings Sentenced For Violent Incident Last January

    Thursday, September 11 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-09-11 21:32:17 GMT
    Two Erie siblings, charged with opening fire inside an east-Erie home, and shooting two people learned their fate Thursday.Thursday morning, a judge sentenced 27-year old Gerald Johnson to 9 to 20 years in state prison, for aggravated assault.He opened fire, shooting two men inside of a home along east 8th street in Erie, back in January.His 25-year-old brother, Laron Johnson, accompanied him.A judge sentenced him to 6 to 23 months in county prison, for simple assault.He was credited for time...More >>
    Two Erie siblings, charged with opening fire inside an east-Erie home, and shooting two people learned their fate Thursday.Thursday morning, a judge sentenced 27-year old Gerald Johnson to 9 to 20 years in state prison, for aggravated assault.He opened fire, shooting two men inside of a home along east 8th street in Erie, back in January.His 25-year-old brother, Laron Johnson, accompanied him.A judge sentenced him to 6 to 23 months in county prison, for simple assault.He was credited for time...More >>
  • Auditor General "Encouraged" by Erie R.I.S.E. Charter School

    Auditor General "Encouraged" by Erie R.I.S.E. Charter School

    Thursday, September 11 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-09-11 20:43:02 GMT
    A final audit report has been released for the Erie R.I.,S.E. Charter school. An interim audit was issued last March. It blasted the school for such things as poor academic performance.More >>
    A final audit report has been released for the Erie R.I.,S.E. Charter school. An interim audit was issued last March. It blasted the school for such things as poor academic performance.More >>
  • Erie 9/11 Memorial Dedicated on 13th Anniversary of Attacks

    Erie 9/11 Memorial Dedicated on 13th Anniversary of Attacks

    Thursday, September 11 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-09-11 19:16:47 GMT
    With the sound of taps in the air and the region's largest American flag raised high, the Erie 9/11 Memorial was officially dedicated Thursday, on the 13th anniversary of the terror attacks.More >>
    With the sound of taps in the air and the region's largest American flag raised high, the Erie 9/11 Memorial was officially dedicated Thursday, on the 13th anniversary of the terror attacks.More >>
  • Good Financial News For City of Erie

    Good Financial News For City of Erie

    Thursday, September 11 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-09-11 19:08:10 GMT
    The city of Erie announces some encouraging financial news.Thursday, Erie Mayor Joe Sinnott says Standard and Poor upgraded the city's bond rating to "A" stable. This rating reflects the city's financial health, and Sinnott says this rating marks a road to recovery for Erie.In 2006, the city held junk bond status, before improving to investment grade in 2009.The improved rating comes after the city worked in recent years, to reduce its debt. Borrowing money for city projects will be easier an...More >>
    The city of Erie announces some encouraging financial news.Thursday, Erie Mayor Joe Sinnott says Standard and Poor upgraded the city's bond rating to "A" stable. This rating reflects the city's financial health, and Sinnott says this rating marks a road to recovery for Erie.In 2006, the city held junk bond status, before improving to investment grade in 2009.The improved rating comes after the city worked in recent years, to reduce its debt. Borrowing money for city projects will be easier an...More >>
  • Millcreek Mall , Suspect, Assaults

    Mall Suspect Sketch Released

    Mall Suspect Sketch Released

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:44:44 GMT
    Millcreek police just released a sketch based on eye witness accounts of the suspect who is assaulting women at the Millcreek Mall.More >>
    Millcreek police just released a sketch based on eye witness accounts of the suspect who is assaulting women at the Millcreek Mall.More >>
  • Days Apart, Second Fatal Crash Reported Along Meadville Intersection

    Days Apart, Second Fatal Crash Reported Along Meadville Intersection

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:12:49 GMT
    It's an intersection that marries the busy Route 322 in Meadville with Hollis and Cotton Roads. It's also one that makes Meadville native Dick Astor, cringe.More >>
    It's an intersection that marries the busy Route 322 in Meadville with Hollis and Cotton Roads. It's also one that makes Meadville native Dick Astor, cringe.More >>
  • President Obama Outlines Strategy to Defeat ISIS

    President Obama Outlines Strategy to Defeat ISIS

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-09-11 03:00:09 GMT
    In a rare prime-time speech, President Barack Obama tonight, outlined his strategy to defeat the terrorist group ISIS. The president shared his four part strategy to "systematically" degrade and destroy ISIS. ISIS quickly grew into a national threat following the beheading of two American journalists. The militants have also seized a broad territory in Syria and Iraq, which gives them access to money, weapons, and oil reserves. As U.S. airstrikes continue to rain down on Iraq - 154 of the...More >>
    In a rare prime-time speech, President Barack Obama tonight, outlined his strategy to defeat the terrorist group ISIS. The president shared his four part strategy to "systematically" degrade and destroy ISIS. ISIS quickly grew into a national threat following the beheading of two American journalists. The militants have also seized a broad territory in Syria and Iraq, which gives them access to money, weapons, and oil reserves. As U.S. airstrikes continue to rain down on Iraq - 154 of the...More >>
  • Water Use Down at End of Cool Wet Summer

    Water Use Down at End of Cool Wet Summer

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-09-10 22:29:51 GMT
    June, July and August are usually big months for residential water use with people sprinkling their lawns and watering their gardens.But not this year. Our cool wet summer has water usage down and that may be one factor that will cause your water bill to go up next year. People love their lawns, flower beds and gardens and many will do whatever it takes to keep them green and growing. That usually involves running the sprinkler and garden hose at least part of the summer, but not this year.Pe...More >>
    June, July and August are usually big months for residential water use with people sprinkling their lawns and watering their gardens.But not this year. Our cool wet summer has water usage down and that may be one factor that will cause your water bill to go up next year. People love their lawns, flower beds and gardens and many will do whatever it takes to keep them green and growing. That usually involves running the sprinkler and garden hose at least part of the summer, but not this year.Pe...More >>
  • Erie Man In Court For Alleged Drug-Fueled Robberies

    Erie Man In Court For Alleged Drug-Fueled Robberies

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-09-10 20:44:45 GMT
    An Erie man who police say went on a drug-fueled bank robbery spree in the city, made his way into court Wednesday.30-year-old Angel Lebron waived his preliminary hearings for two bank robberies. Lebron is charged in connection to two credit union robberies.The first one in June, at at the Erie Federal Credit Union branch on Greengarden boulevard, the other in July at an EFCU branch on Buffalo road.He told police he did it to fuel his heroin addiction, "Heroin was definitely the driving motiv...More >>
    An Erie man who police say went on a drug-fueled bank robbery spree in the city, made his way into court Wednesday.30-year-old Angel Lebron waived his preliminary hearings for two bank robberies. Lebron is charged in connection to two credit union robberies.The first one in June, at at the Erie Federal Credit Union branch on Greengarden boulevard, the other in July at an EFCU branch on Buffalo road.He told police he did it to fuel his heroin addiction, "Heroin was definitely the driving motiv...More >>
  • Erie Leaders Gather To Support CRIZ Bill

    Erie Leaders Gather To Support CRIZ Bill

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-09-10 18:22:03 GMT
    Local Erie leaders come together Wednesday morning, to push for state tax incentives for development on Erie's Bayfront.Senator Sean Wiley and other local leaders, are pushing to get the City Revitalization Improvement Zone bill, otherwise known as CRIZ passed in the House.The state Senate has already passed legislation that would allow more cities to apply for the development tax breaks and, they could do so before 2016. For Erie, it would specifically benefit Scott Enterprises' multi-millio...More >>
    Local Erie leaders come together Wednesday morning, to push for state tax incentives for development on Erie's Bayfront.Senator Sean Wiley and other local leaders, are pushing to get the City Revitalization Improvement Zone bill, otherwise known as CRIZ passed in the House.The state Senate has already passed legislation that would allow more cities to apply for the development tax breaks and, they could do so before 2016. For Erie, it would specifically benefit Scott Enterprises' multi-millio...More >>
  • Groups Speaks Out Over Prayer at County Council Meetings

    Groups Speaks Out Over Prayer at County Council Meetings

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-09-10 02:56:11 GMT
    A longtime ritual at Erie County Council meetings is drawing some heat from several different groups. The issue at hand: an optional prayer at the beginning of each meeting. For years, Erie County Councilwoman Carol Loll has prayed before each meeting. Loll tells us that she writes each prayer without focusing on one specific religion. However, some in opposition say it's a violation of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. "It's a fairly blatant violation of the First Amendment of...More >>
    A longtime ritual at Erie County Council meetings is drawing some heat from several different groups. The issue at hand: an optional prayer at the beginning of each meeting. For years, Erie County Councilwoman Carol Loll has prayed before each meeting. Loll tells us that she writes each prayer without focusing on one specific religion. However, some in opposition say it's a violation of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. "It's a fairly blatant violation of the First Amendment of...More >>
  • DA Discusses Ruling on Fatal Accident Involving State Police

    DA Discusses Ruling on Fatal Accident Involving State Police

    Monday, September 8 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:21:47 GMT
    After weeks of review, the Erie County District Attorney's Office will not be filing criminal charges in the officer-involved crash that claimed the life of 57-year-old Donna Platz. The accident happened on the early morning of July 5, at the intersection of Route 832 and Route 98 in Fairview Township. According to District Attorney Jack Daneri, Platz was killed when a state police vehicle driven by PA State Trooper Frederick Schimp drove through a stop sign at that intersection. Both Schimp ...More >>
    After weeks of review, the Erie County District Attorney's Office will not be filing criminal charges in the officer-involved crash that claimed the life of 57-year-old Donna Platz. The accident happened on the early morning of July 5, at the intersection of Route 832 and Route 98 in Fairview Township. According to District Attorney Jack Daneri, Platz was killed when a state police vehicle driven by PA State Trooper Frederick Schimp drove through a stop sign at that intersection. Both Schimp ...More >>
  • The High Cost of Fantasy Football

    The High Cost of Fantasy Football

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:55:18 GMT
    As the NFL season approaches, millions of Americans are participating in a fantasy football league. While those participating are playing to win, many companies are bracing for loss. According to a recent study from conducted by Challenger, Gray, and Christmas Inc., 31 million working-age Americans are expected to play fantasy football this season. The study also found that during the 15 week fantasy season, employers are expected to lose a total of $13 billion in lost productivity. Desp...More >>
    As the NFL season approaches, millions of Americans are participating in a fantasy football league. While those participating are playing to win, many companies are bracing for loss. According to a recent study from conducted by Challenger, Gray, and Christmas Inc., 31 million working-age Americans are expected to play fantasy football this season. The study also found that during the 15 week fantasy season, employers are expected to lose a total of $13 billion in lost productivity. Desp...More >>
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