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  • Millcreek Man Arraigned For Bank Robbery Inside Mall

    Millcreek Man Arraigned For Bank Robbery Inside Mall

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:09 AM EDT2014-04-23 09:09:57 GMT
    A Millcreek man is charged with robbing a bank inside the Millcreek Mall Monday afternoon. The suspect was placed in jail with a pretty hefty bond, after a bold bank robbery Monday afternoon.More >>
    A Millcreek man is charged with robbing a bank inside the Millcreek Mall Monday afternoon. The suspect was placed in jail with a pretty hefty bond, after a bold bank robbery Monday afternoon.
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  • Allen Guilty in Shooting Death of Haggerty

    Allen Guilty in Shooting Death of Haggerty

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:23:57 GMT
    Dean Haggerty in a portrait provided by familyDean Haggerty in a portrait provided by family
     An Erie County jury says that the shooting death of 26-year old Dean Haggerty was not an accident. They have convicted his girlfriend of 3rd degree homicide and more.More >>
     An Erie County jury says that the shooting death of 26-year old Dean Haggerty was not an accident. They have convicted his girlfriend of 3rd degree homicide and more.More >>
  • Famous Forensic Pathologist, Cyril Wecht, Speaks in Erie

    Famous Forensic Pathologist, Cyril Wecht, Speaks in Erie

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:33:09 GMT
    A man who's become world famous for his involvement in high profile murder trials is in Erie. The acclaimed Dr. Cyril Wecht spoke for UPMC Hamot's "Research Days" series to a full house at the Blasco Library on Wednesday night.More >>
    A man who's become world famous for his involvement in high profile murder trials is in Erie. The acclaimed Dr. Cyril Wecht spoke for UPMC Hamot's "Research Days" series to a full house at the Blasco Library on Wednesday night. More >>
  • Famous Forensic Pathologist, Cyril Wecht, Speaks in Erie

    Famous Forensic Pathologist, Cyril Wecht, Speaks in Erie

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:33:09 GMT
    A man who's become world famous for his involvement in high profile murder trials is in Erie. The acclaimed Dr. Cyril Wecht spoke for UPMC Hamot's "Research Days" series to a full house at the Blasco Library on Wednesday night.More >>
    A man who's become world famous for his involvement in high profile murder trials is in Erie. The acclaimed Dr. Cyril Wecht spoke for UPMC Hamot's "Research Days" series to a full house at the Blasco Library on Wednesday night. More >>
  • Community Advocates Detail Plans For Youth Summer Job Program

    Community Advocates Detail Plans For Youth Summer Job Program

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:09:51 GMT
    ERIE-- They are two groups who share one goal--make Erie a better place. However, when it comes to funding a youth summer job program, the two are at odds. "Somebody has to take a stand for what is right," community activist Bishop Dwane Brocksays.At the center of the job program is Bishop Dwane Brock. He joins a group of community advocates seeking $300,000 from the Erie Community Foundation and $1 million from the Erie County Council."We're asking for an investment in the neighborhood cente...More >>
    ERIE-- They are two groups who share one goal--make Erie a better place. However, when it comes to funding a youth summer job program, the two are at odds. "Somebody has to take a stand for what is right," community activist Bishop Dwane Brocksays.At the center of the job program is Bishop Dwane Brock. He joins a group of community advocates seeking $300,000 from the Erie Community Foundation and $1 million from the Erie County Council."We're asking for an investment in the neighborhood cente...More >>
  • Local Bank Employee Helps Bust National ID Theft Ring

    Local Bank Employee Helps Bust National ID Theft Ring

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:48:56 GMT
    A employee of a local financial institution is being credited by federal law enforcement for helping to break-up a national identity theft ring. Officials from the U.S. Attorney's Office, the FBI, and the IRS, announced the bust today in Pittsburgh. They said an employee at the Widget Financial office on East Lake Road in Erie noticed something wrong with a application to open a bank account. She took the information to the company CEO, who contacted the FBI. That action led to the arrest ...More >>
    A employee of a local financial institution is being credited by federal law enforcement for helping to break-up a national identity theft ring. Officials from the U.S. Attorney's Office, the FBI, and the IRS, announced the bust today in Pittsburgh. They said an employee at the Widget Financial office on East Lake Road in Erie noticed something wrong with a application to open a bank account. She took the information to the company CEO, who contacted the FBI. That action led to the arrest ...More >>
  • Erie's Imagination Library Program Gets Big Boost

    Erie's Imagination Library Program Gets Big Boost

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:19:41 GMT
    In a society where video games, phones, tablets, and tv's consume many children's lives, a program that goes back to the basics, gets a big boost Wednesday.It's putting books in the hands of low-income children, here in Erie.In just one month, the United Way raised tens of thousands of dollars, all in an effort to help children in Erie county.During a news conference Wednesday, United Way announced they raised $70,000 dollars for the Imagination Library.That programs provides free books to mo...More >>
    In a society where video games, phones, tablets, and tv's consume many children's lives, a program that goes back to the basics, gets a big boost Wednesday.It's putting books in the hands of low-income children, here in Erie.In just one month, the United Way raised tens of thousands of dollars, all in an effort to help children in Erie county.During a news conference Wednesday, United Way announced they raised $70,000 dollars for the Imagination Library.That programs provides free books to mo...More >>
  • Allen Guilty in Shooting Death of Haggerty

    Allen Guilty in Shooting Death of Haggerty

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:23:57 GMT
    Dean Haggerty in a portrait provided by familyDean Haggerty in a portrait provided by family
     An Erie County jury says that the shooting death of 26-year old Dean Haggerty was not an accident. They have convicted his girlfriend of 3rd degree homicide and more.More >>
     An Erie County jury says that the shooting death of 26-year old Dean Haggerty was not an accident. They have convicted his girlfriend of 3rd degree homicide and more.More >>
  • Bald Eagle Under Treatment at Area Wildlife Center

    Bald Eagle Under Treatment at Area Wildlife Center

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:16:31 GMT
    Eagle Injured in Bird Fight?Eagle Injured in Bird Fight?
    A bald eagle is now under treatment at Crawford County's Tamarack Wildlife Center.More >>
    A bald eagle is now under treatment at Crawford County's Tamarack Wildlife Center. More >>
  • 5 Charged In Massive Wire Fraud Scheme, Case Broke In Erie

    5 Charged In Massive Wire Fraud Scheme, Case Broke In Erie

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:54:48 GMT
    5 New York men are indicted in a massive wire fraud scheme, that targeted thousands of victims... And netted millions of dollars.More >>
    5 New York men are indicted in a massive wire fraud scheme, that targeted thousands of victims... And netted millions of dollars.More >>
  • Millcreek Man Arraigned For Bank Robbery Inside Mall

    Millcreek Man Arraigned For Bank Robbery Inside Mall

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:09 AM EDT2014-04-23 09:09:57 GMT
    A Millcreek man is charged with robbing a bank inside the Millcreek Mall Monday afternoon. The suspect was placed in jail with a pretty hefty bond, after a bold bank robbery Monday afternoon.More >>
    A Millcreek man is charged with robbing a bank inside the Millcreek Mall Monday afternoon. The suspect was placed in jail with a pretty hefty bond, after a bold bank robbery Monday afternoon.
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  • Waterford Snack Plant Looking to Triple in Size

    Waterford Snack Plant Looking to Triple in Size

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:03:36 GMT
    Expansion plans are already in the works, for "KLN Family Brands," the Minnesota company that bought "Troyer Farms" in Waterford this January. It all could mean even more jobs added to the area.More >>
    Expansion plans are already in the works, for "KLN Family Brands," the Minnesota company that bought "Troyer Farms" in Waterford this January. It all could mean even more jobs added to the area.
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  • Supporters of Youth Job Program Ask County Council for Help

    Supporters of Youth Job Program Ask County Council for Help

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:34:07 GMT
    In an effort to help reduce youth violence, concerned citizens are calling on Erie County Council to help obtain funds for a summer job program.Bishop Dwayne Brock, who helped spearhead the plan, is seeking $1.3 million to get the program started, which includes $1 million from Erie County Council. The funds are expected create an estimated 850 jobs."As you know this winter, there's been a lot of violence, a lot of shootings, and the summer time hasn't even come yet," said Bishop Brock. "We b...More >>
    In an effort to help reduce youth violence, concerned citizens are calling on Erie County Council to help obtain funds for a summer job program.Bishop Dwayne Brock, who helped spearhead the plan, is seeking $1.3 million to get the program started, which includes $1 million from Erie County Council. The funds are expected create an estimated 850 jobs."As you know this winter, there's been a lot of violence, a lot of shootings, and the summer time hasn't even come yet," said Bishop Brock. "We b...More >>
  • Millcreek Hotel Approved by Supervisors

    Millcreek Hotel Approved by Supervisors

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:38:31 GMT
    A new hotel in Millcreek is getting the green light from supervisors.More >>
    A new hotel in Millcreek is getting the green light from supervisors.More >>
  • Expert Testimony in Allen Murder Trial

    Expert Testimony in Allen Murder Trial

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:34:25 GMT
    Expert testimony took the stand on Tuesday in the murder trial of Kristina Allen.More >>
    Expert testimony took the stand on Tuesday in the murder trial of Kristina Allen.More >>
  • Demolition Makes Way for New Sheetz

    Demolition Makes Way for New Sheetz

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:44:38 GMT
    Demolition work has begun to make way for a new Sheetz store on Peninsula Drive. Today, crews started to tear down a section of the El Patio Motel. The store will be located at that site, while the remainder of the motel will stay open. The Sheetz store was the center of controversy when it was proposed last year. It will be located only a half mile from the entrance of Presque Isle State Park. Millcreek supervisors worked to convince the Sheetz company to make the store's design more attrac...More >>
    Demolition work has begun to make way for a new Sheetz store on Peninsula Drive. Today, crews started to tear down a section of the El Patio Motel. The store will be located at that site, while the remainder of the motel will stay open. The Sheetz store was the center of controversy when it was proposed last year. It will be located only a half mile from the entrance of Presque Isle State Park. Millcreek supervisors worked to convince the Sheetz company to make the store's design more attrac...More >>
  • Shed fire spreads to mobile home in Summit Township

    Shed fire spreads to mobile home in Summit Township

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:41:35 GMT
    Flames broke out around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in a shed, but it did not take long for the fire to spread to the house and burn through the roof.More >>
    Flames broke out around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in a shed, but it did not take long for the fire to spread to the house and burn through the roof.
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  • Erie Man Charged With Robbing East Side Convenience Store

    Erie Man Charged With Robbing East Side Convenience Store

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:24:54 GMT
    A 19-year old Erie man is facing charges, for his role in allegedly robbing a Country Fair convenience store Monday night.Casey Moyer is facing charges including robbery, and conspiracy to commit robbery. Erie police say an officer heading to the scene of the crime, spotted him running away with a Country Fair bag, full of money.It contained about $600. But police say Moyer didn't act alone, and they're looking for the other suspect.The robbery happened around midnight at the Country Fair on ...More >>
    A 19-year old Erie man is facing charges, for his role in allegedly robbing a Country Fair convenience store Monday night.Casey Moyer is facing charges including robbery, and conspiracy to commit robbery. Erie police say an officer heading to the scene of the crime, spotted him running away with a Country Fair bag, full of money.It contained about $600. But police say Moyer didn't act alone, and they're looking for the other suspect.The robbery happened around midnight at the Country Fair on ...More >>
  • Fog Fails to Stop Annual Beach Survey

    Fog Fails to Stop Annual Beach Survey

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:35:30 GMT
    Rain, cold and thick fog failed to stop the annual beach survey at Presque Isle. The walk is conducted to pinpoint areas where sand should be placed to replace sand washed away by wind and waves.Ice dunes provided good protection for the beaches over the winter, but fall storms did do some damage. Still, experts say the beaches look to be in pretty good shape.Park Manager Harry Leslie said, "Ice is actually one of the best protections we have with such a long season, many of those big blows w...More >>
    Rain, cold and thick fog failed to stop the annual beach survey at Presque Isle. The walk is conducted to pinpoint areas where sand should be placed to replace sand washed away by wind and waves.Ice dunes provided good protection for the beaches over the winter, but fall storms did do some damage. Still, experts say the beaches look to be in pretty good shape.Park Manager Harry Leslie said, "Ice is actually one of the best protections we have with such a long season, many of those big blows w...More >>
  • Product Recalls

    Product Recalls

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:32:47 GMT
    VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING MORE THAN 26-THOUSAND NEW 2014 CARS IN THE UNITED STATES. FAULTY O-RING SEALS CAN LEAK TRANSMISSION FLUID THAT COULD SPARK A FIRE. THE RECALL AFFECTS THE 2014 JETTA'S, BEETLE CONVERTIBLES AND PASSATS. V-W SAID THE RECALL IS BEGINNING THIS WEEK AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE O-RING SEALS. V-W SAID IT IS UNAWARE OF ANY CRASHES OR FIRES RELATED TO THE ISSUE. KRAFT FOODS IS RECALLING 96-THOUSAND POUNDS OF OSCAR MAYER HOT DOGS BECAUSE OF INCORRECT PACKAGE LABELING.PACKAGES L...More >>
    VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING MORE THAN 26-THOUSAND NEW 2014 CARS IN THE UNITED STATES. FAULTY O-RING SEALS CAN LEAK TRANSMISSION FLUID THAT COULD SPARK A FIRE. THE RECALL AFFECTS THE 2014 JETTA'S, BEETLE CONVERTIBLES AND PASSATS. V-W SAID THE RECALL IS BEGINNING THIS WEEK AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE O-RING SEALS. V-W SAID IT IS UNAWARE OF ANY CRASHES OR FIRES RELATED TO THE ISSUE. KRAFT FOODS IS RECALLING 96-THOUSAND POUNDS OF OSCAR MAYER HOT DOGS BECAUSE OF INCORRECT PACKAGE LABELING.PACKAGES L...More >>
  • Hatching Walleye Eggs

    Hatching Walleye Eggs

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:10:33 GMT
    The S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie will be busy over the next several weeks watching over more than 1.3 million walleye eggs. The eggs arrived today from the Linesville Hatchery.Volunteers from the fishing group and Gannon University students then put them into tanks where they will grow at the Chestnut Street Hatchery. If all goes well, the tiny walleye will be put into Presque Isle Bay next month. But only a small percentage will live to be adults.Bob Zawadski of the S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie said, "Any...More >>
    The S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie will be busy over the next several weeks watching over more than 1.3 million walleye eggs. The eggs arrived today from the Linesville Hatchery.Volunteers from the fishing group and Gannon University students then put them into tanks where they will grow at the Chestnut Street Hatchery. If all goes well, the tiny walleye will be put into Presque Isle Bay next month. But only a small percentage will live to be adults.Bob Zawadski of the S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie said, "Any...More >>
  • Product Recalls

    Product Recalls

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:31:34 GMT
    VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING MORE THAN 26-THOUSAND NEW 2014 CARS IN THE UNITED STATES. FAULTY O-RING SEALS CAN LEAK TRANSMISSION FLUID THAT COULD SPARK A FIRE. THE RECALL AFFECTS THE 2014 JETTA'S, BEETLE CONVERTIBLES AND PASSATS. V-W SAID THE RECALL IS BEGINNING THIS WEEK AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE O-RING SEALS. V-W SAID IT IS UNAWARE OF ANY CRASHES OR FIRES RELATED TO THE ISSUE. KRAFT FOODS IS RECALLING 96-THOUSAND POUNDS OF OSCAR MAYER HOT DOGS BECAUSE OF INCORRECT PACKAGE LABELING.PACKAGES LA...More >>
    VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING MORE THAN 26-THOUSAND NEW 2014 CARS IN THE UNITED STATES. FAULTY O-RING SEALS CAN LEAK TRANSMISSION FLUID THAT COULD SPARK A FIRE. THE RECALL AFFECTS THE 2014 JETTA'S, BEETLE CONVERTIBLES AND PASSATS. V-W SAID THE RECALL IS BEGINNING THIS WEEK AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE O-RING SEALS. V-W SAID IT IS UNAWARE OF ANY CRASHES OR FIRES RELATED TO THE ISSUE. KRAFT FOODS IS RECALLING 96-THOUSAND POUNDS OF OSCAR MAYER HOT DOGS BECAUSE OF INCORRECT PACKAGE LABELING.PACKAGES LA...More >>
  • UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in robbery at Northwest Savings Bank inside the mall

    UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in robbery at Northwest Savings Bank inside the mall

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:51:58 GMT
    The robbery occurred just after 4 p.m. Monday.More >>
    The robbery occurred just after 4 p.m. Monday.More >>
  • Suspect arrested, another still at-large following armed convenience store robbery

    Suspect arrested, another still at-large following armed convenience store robbery

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:38:43 GMT
    The man in custody and a suspect armed with a gun barged into the Country Fair at East 26th St. and East Ave. Monday night, just before midnight, according to police.More >>
    The man in custody and a suspect armed with a gun barged into the Country Fair at East 26th St. and East Ave. Monday night, just before midnight, according to police.More >>
  • Erie Celebrates Dyngus Day

    Erie Celebrates Dyngus Day

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-04-22 04:53:00 GMT
    Erie's Polish community is celebrating Dyngus Day. Cabbage rolls, kielbasa, beer, and the Polka - all signs of Dyngus Day. "Dyngus Day is just a great day to relax and enjoy the company with all of your friends," said Joe Kublak, an Erie native. "It's a great day of celebration, Lent is over, and you know that spring is here. "It's a holiday that celebrates a variety of things. One of those things, spring love. Traditionally, Dyngus calls for boys to lightly hit the ladies they liked with pus...More >>
    Erie's Polish community is celebrating Dyngus Day. Cabbage rolls, kielbasa, beer, and the Polka - all signs of Dyngus Day. "Dyngus Day is just a great day to relax and enjoy the company with all of your friends," said Joe Kublak, an Erie native. "It's a great day of celebration, Lent is over, and you know that spring is here. "It's a holiday that celebrates a variety of things. One of those things, spring love. Traditionally, Dyngus calls for boys to lightly hit the ladies they liked with pus...More >>
  • Local Students Prepare for World Robotics Competition

    Local Students Prepare for World Robotics Competition

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:49:12 GMT
    Six local middle school students will represent Erie at the National "Lego Robotics" competition, next week. The eighth graders from the Iroquois School District call themselves "The Electric Dreams Team". The "Dreams Team" beat out 5 other teams, placing first at Penn State Behrend's robotics competition. Next week, they're headed to the Robotics World Festival, in St. Louis, Missouri, where they'll compete against 84 other teams.The students met Monday night at Iroquois Elementary School, t...More >>
    Six local middle school students will represent Erie at the National "Lego Robotics" competition, next week. The eighth graders from the Iroquois School District call themselves "The Electric Dreams Team". The "Dreams Team" beat out 5 other teams, placing first at Penn State Behrend's robotics competition. Next week, they're headed to the Robotics World Festival, in St. Louis, Missouri, where they'll compete against 84 other teams.The students met Monday night at Iroquois Elementary School, t...More >>
  • East Erie House Fire

    East Erie House Fire

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-04-22 02:50:50 GMT
    Crews made quick work of a house fire on the city's East side. Calls came in just before 9:30 for the fire, at a 3-story house at 611 Reed Street.Fire and smoke were coming from the second floor, as engines rushed to the scene.A man and a woman were inside, when the fire broke out. The woman was treated at the scene, for smoke inhalation.Fire investigators are working to determine how the fire.More >>
    Crews made quick work of a house fire on the city's East side. Calls came in just before 9:30 for the fire, at a 3-story house at 611 Reed Street.Fire and smoke were coming from the second floor, as engines rushed to the scene.A man and a woman were inside, when the fire broke out. The woman was treated at the scene, for smoke inhalation.Fire investigators are working to determine how the fire.More >>
  • Voter Registration Deadline

    Voter Registration Deadline

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:30:46 GMT
    Today was the final day to register to vote in next month's primary election. A steady stream of voters filled out paperwork at the Erie County Courthouse.More than 95,000 Democrats and 60,000 Republicans will be eligible to vote on May 20th.In the last week or so, many voters have been requesting absentee ballots.Election Office Supervisor Kim DeLand said, "It seems to have grown, at least since last year anyway. I don't know if it is just the case of people being out of the area for the ele...More >>
    Today was the final day to register to vote in next month's primary election. A steady stream of voters filled out paperwork at the Erie County Courthouse.More than 95,000 Democrats and 60,000 Republicans will be eligible to vote on May 20th.In the last week or so, many voters have been requesting absentee ballots.Election Office Supervisor Kim DeLand said, "It seems to have grown, at least since last year anyway. I don't know if it is just the case of people being out of the area for the ele...More >>
  • Lifts Putting Boats Into Local Marinas

    Lifts Putting Boats Into Local Marinas

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:29:51 GMT
    A lot of activity today at marinas along the Erie bayfront. The first large boats of the season were placed in the water.At Bay Harbor Marina, the process started 3 weeks later than last year because of the long winter. Now, crews will be working 7 days a week to get all the boats into their slips.But the weather also made it harder for owners to have their boats ready. A lot of them today were busy lifting off tarps, doing maintenance and cleaning their boats. Boater DaveLorah said, "I give ...More >>
    A lot of activity today at marinas along the Erie bayfront. The first large boats of the season were placed in the water.At Bay Harbor Marina, the process started 3 weeks later than last year because of the long winter. Now, crews will be working 7 days a week to get all the boats into their slips.But the weather also made it harder for owners to have their boats ready. A lot of them today were busy lifting off tarps, doing maintenance and cleaning their boats. Boater DaveLorah said, "I give ...More >>
  • Easter March to Save Villa Chapel

    Easter March to Save Villa Chapel

    Sunday, April 20 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-20 22:51:35 GMT
    For the tenth year in a row, CIVITAS Erie organized a Easter parade to push for preserving the Villa Chapel at 9th and Liberty Street. The committee fighting to save the historic structure has raised $10,000 to help re-purpose the building. But so far, the chapel is still in disrepair and is considered an "endangered property" by Preservation Pennsylvania."The chapel has been recognized really as an international asset. We've had somebody come in who knows all about the cathedrals in europe a...More >>
    For the tenth year in a row, CIVITAS Erie organized a Easter parade to push for preserving the Villa Chapel at 9th and Liberty Street. The committee fighting to save the historic structure has raised $10,000 to help re-purpose the building. But so far, the chapel is still in disrepair and is considered an "endangered property" by Preservation Pennsylvania."The chapel has been recognized really as an international asset. We've had somebody come in who knows all about the cathedrals in europe a...More >>
  • Benefit Concert Held To Support Local Animal Shelter

    Benefit Concert Held To Support Local Animal Shelter

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:51:58 GMT
    ERIE-With nodding heads and tapping feet, a little Rock-n-Roll music may go a long way to help some animals in need. "We just wanted to do something to help give back," organizer Amy Brotz says. It’s called "Pet Aid," a benefit concert and Chinese auction for the A.N.N.A. shelter, also known as the Association for Needy Animals. Four local bands lent their singing voices for the cause. Tommy Fields, the lead singer in a band called "Flight" says it’s an honor to support the organization. "Th...More >>
    ERIE-With nodding heads and tapping feet, a little Rock-n-Roll music may go a long way to help some animals in need. "We just wanted to do something to help give back," organizer Amy Brotz says. It’s called "Pet Aid," a benefit concert and Chinese auction for the A.N.N.A. shelter, also known as the Association for Needy Animals. Four local bands lent their singing voices for the cause. Tommy Fields, the lead singer in a band called "Flight" says it’s an honor to support the organization. "Th...More >>
  • Presque Isle Beach Cleanup A Big Success

    Presque Isle Beach Cleanup A Big Success

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:45:22 GMT
    More than 800 community members got together Saturday for a big spring cleaning effort at Presque Isle State Park. The volunteers started bright and early, to make sure the region's top natural resource is in tip top shape.8-year-old, Tiffany Dickinson, was one of the youngest volunteers cleaning up the beaches."I want to keep the earth safe and healthy for the animals to live in," she said.The volunteers grabbed gloves, vests and garbage bags before heading out to collect trash and debris.Et...More >>
    More than 800 community members got together Saturday for a big spring cleaning effort at Presque Isle State Park. The volunteers started bright and early, to make sure the region's top natural resource is in tip top shape.8-year-old, Tiffany Dickinson, was one of the youngest volunteers cleaning up the beaches."I want to keep the earth safe and healthy for the animals to live in," she said.The volunteers grabbed gloves, vests and garbage bags before heading out to collect trash and debris.Et...More >>
  • Erie Zoo Hosts Annual Egg Hunt

    Erie Zoo Hosts Annual Egg Hunt

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:37:14 GMT
    The Easter bunny scattered eggs all over the Erie Zoo, Saturday morning.Hundreds of kids and their families stayed busy hunting for eggs. Once found, these eggs could be turned in for a prize from Burger King or Romolo chocolates. The Easter bunny, himself, was on hand to take pictures.Kids were also able to pet a real life rabbit. The egg-hunt is a 22 year tradition for the Erie Zoo.More >>
    The Easter bunny scattered eggs all over the Erie Zoo, Saturday morning.Hundreds of kids and their families stayed busy hunting for eggs. Once found, these eggs could be turned in for a prize from Burger King or Romolo chocolates. The Easter bunny, himself, was on hand to take pictures.Kids were also able to pet a real life rabbit. The egg-hunt is a 22 year tradition for the Erie Zoo.More >>
  • Free Paper-Shredding Benefits Shriners Kids

    Free Paper-Shredding Benefits Shriners Kids

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:30:00 GMT
    If you've been doing a little spring cleaning, today was the day to get rid of those unwanted papers and documents, and to help a good cause at the same time.Shriner's Hospital held their 3rd annual "Shredding for Shriners" event. Tthe hospital teamed up with a company called Shred-X, to safely provide shredding services for your papers, right there on site. All Shriners asked was that people made a donation."This is the third year that we've had the event and it's been very successful," said...More >>
    If you've been doing a little spring cleaning, today was the day to get rid of those unwanted papers and documents, and to help a good cause at the same time.Shriner's Hospital held their 3rd annual "Shredding for Shriners" event. Tthe hospital teamed up with a company called Shred-X, to safely provide shredding services for your papers, right there on site. All Shriners asked was that people made a donation."This is the third year that we've had the event and it's been very successful," said...More >>
  • Rally Shows Anti-U.N. Sentiment with Flag Burning

    Rally Shows Anti-U.N. Sentiment with Flag Burning

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:27:24 GMT
    Protestors burn United Nations flag in MeadvilleProtestors burn United Nations flag in Meadville
    A group recognized Patriot's Day with a rally in Meadville's Diamond Park on Saturday. Participants trampled then burned a United Nations flag in protest of the United States' membership in the U.N. Reasons for the protest include concerns about the goals of the U.N. "New world order, one world government. That's what the United Nations strives for - having one central authority over all people," said Robert Eastman of Wheatland. "Instead of having someone in Harrisburg dictating how Pennsylv...More >>
    A group recognized Patriot's Day with a rally in Meadville's Diamond Park on Saturday. Participants trampled then burned a United Nations flag in protest of the United States' membership in the U.N. Reasons for the protest include concerns about the goals of the U.N. "New world order, one world government. That's what the United Nations strives for - having one central authority over all people," said Robert Eastman of Wheatland. "Instead of having someone in Harrisburg dictating how Pennsylv...More >>
  • Erie Runners Club Presents New Picnic Pavilion

    Erie Runners Club Presents New Picnic Pavilion

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:21:46 GMT
    Beach-goers will have a new place to relax, at Presque Isle this summer.The Erie Runners Club donated a brand new picnic pavilion to the State Park, Saturday morning. The pavilion is located near the entrance of Beach 1. Club members kicked off the ribbon cutting ceremony with their annual Poker Run.The runners club is excited to share the pavilion with the entire Erie community."Thousands upon thousands of people come to Presque Isle and I think they'll enjoy pulling right in, stopping at th...More >>
    Beach-goers will have a new place to relax, at Presque Isle this summer.The Erie Runners Club donated a brand new picnic pavilion to the State Park, Saturday morning. The pavilion is located near the entrance of Beach 1. Club members kicked off the ribbon cutting ceremony with their annual Poker Run.The runners club is excited to share the pavilion with the entire Erie community."Thousands upon thousands of people come to Presque Isle and I think they'll enjoy pulling right in, stopping at th...More >>
  • Old Wiring Causes East Erie Electrical Fire

    Old Wiring Causes East Erie Electrical Fire

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:05:08 GMT
    Two families were forced out of their home on Erie's East side on Saturday by an electrical fire.The Erie Fire Department got the call around 10:30 am to 435 East 27th Street. Fire officials say old knob and tube wiring sparked and caused wood in the basement to catch fire. The fire spread up the walls and up the inside of the walls. Fire crews were able to contain it quickly."It appears to have started in the basement along the floor joist and worked its way up into the wall. They did a very...More >>
    Two families were forced out of their home on Erie's East side on Saturday by an electrical fire.The Erie Fire Department got the call around 10:30 am to 435 East 27th Street. Fire officials say old knob and tube wiring sparked and caused wood in the basement to catch fire. The fire spread up the walls and up the inside of the walls. Fire crews were able to contain it quickly."It appears to have started in the basement along the floor joist and worked its way up into the wall. They did a very...More >>
  • Erie Man Stabbed in the Chest

    Erie Man Stabbed in the Chest

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:56:51 GMT
    Erie police are investigating a stabbing that happened late Friday night, but they say the 21-year -old man, stabbed in the chest, is not cooperating. The victim did tell police it happened about 11pm near E. 4th and Wallace streets. Police said the victim, suffering a stab wound on the left side of his chest, knocked on the door of a home at E. 10th and Wayne street - nearly a mile away. He told the residents there that he had been stabbed. Rescuers responded, treating the man at the scene, ...More >>
    Erie police are investigating a stabbing that happened late Friday night, but they say the 21-year -old man, stabbed in the chest, is not cooperating. The victim did tell police it happened about 11pm near E. 4th and Wallace streets. Police said the victim, suffering a stab wound on the left side of his chest, knocked on the door of a home at E. 10th and Wayne street - nearly a mile away. He told the residents there that he had been stabbed. Rescuers responded, treating the man at the scene, ...More >>
  • Erie Priests Travel to Rome for Canonization

    Erie Priests Travel to Rome for Canonization

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:47:12 GMT
    This Easter season is made even more sacred for two Erie priests who will travel to Rome this Sunday. They'll witness the canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. Father Nick Rouch, theMore >>
    This Easter season is made even more sacred for two Erie priests who will travel to Rome this Sunday.More >>
  • Many Attend Good Friday Services In Erie

    Many Attend Good Friday Services In Erie

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:09:34 GMT
    For many Catholics, the Easter holiday is a time for celebration.Christina Coleo-Nickon and her neighbors attended the Good Friday service together, Friday evening, at Sacred Heart Church. Coleo-NickonMore >>
    For many Catholics, the Easter holiday is a time for celebration.Christina Coleo-Nickon and her neighbors attended the Good Friday service together, Friday evening, at Sacred Heart Church. Coleo-NickonMore >>
  • Benefit Held on Saturday for North East Fire Victim

    Benefit Held on Saturday for North East Fire Victim

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:22:21 GMT
    On Saturday, a benefit will be held to help out a North East woman who lost everything.Back in November, Donna Chatfield's house was destroyed by fire.  Weeks later, just before Christmas, Michael Wroblewski--herMore >>
    On Saturday, a benefit will be held to help out a North East woman who lost everything.Back in November, Donna Chatfield's house was destroyed by fire.  Weeks later, just before Christmas, Michael Wroblewski--herMore >>
  • Jamestown PD Continues Investigation Into Child's Death

    Jamestown PD Continues Investigation Into Child's Death

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:14:56 GMT
    Police in Jamestown, New York, have released the name of the child whose death this week has been ruled a homicide. She's been identified as 16-month old Nayla Hodnett. The child's mother brought theMore >>
    16-month old girl dies from blunt force trauma.  Her death has been ruled a homicide.More >>
  • Shooting Death Trial Could Begin Next Week

    Shooting Death Trial Could Begin Next Week

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:59:57 GMT
    Family members say that jury selection could begin as early as Tuesday in the murder trial of Kristina Allen, charged in the shooting death of her boyfriend in their Summit Township mobile home in AugustMore >>
    Was the shooting death of Dean Haggerty an accident or a case of murder? A jury is expected to be chosen early next week to decide that question and if Haggerty's girlfriend is responsible.More >>
  • Erie Pilgrimage for Peace

    Erie Pilgrimage for Peace

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:30:10 GMT
    A solemn tradition in downtown Erie this Good Friday. More than 100 people taking part in the 34th annual Pilgrimage for peace, sponsored by the Erie Benedictines for Peace. The marchers made many stopsMore >>
    Erie Pilgrimage for PeaceMore >>
  • Easter Food Safety

    Easter Food Safety

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:29:06 GMT
    A lot of us will be eating big meals for Easter Sunday. But a warning from the Erie County Health Department-be careful of the leftovers. Experts say a lot of leftovers are common after meals at Easter,More >>
    Easter Food SafetyMore >>
  • Waterford Pharmacy Broken Into Overnight

    Waterford Pharmacy Broken Into Overnight

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:29:53 GMT
    WATERFORD, PA (WICU/WSEE) -- The front window of Waterford Pharmacy was shattered this morning in an apparent break in Friday morning, however nothing was taken. Pharmacist Manager, Mike Allgeier, receivedMore >>
    The front window of Waterford Pharmacy was shattered in an apparent break in Friday morning, however nothing was taken.More >>
  • Baby's Death Ruled Homicide

    Baby's Death Ruled Homicide

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:00:47 GMT
    We begin tonight with the apparent murder of a baby in Jamestown, New York. Police there are investigating the death of a baby girl. This is the house where the 16 month old child reportedly lived atMore >>
    We begin tonight with the apparent murder of a baby in Jamestown, New York.More >>
  • Da Vinci's Last Supper Comes to Life

    Da Vinci's Last Supper Comes to Life

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:55:50 GMT
    You may have seen Da Vinci's rendition of "The Last Supper", but you've never seen it quite like this. A live portrayal of the masterpiece took the stage at a local church Thursday evening. MembersMore >>
    You may have seen Da Vinci's rendition of "The Last Supper", but you've never seen it quite like this. More >>
  • Fast Moving Fire Destroys Waterford Home

    Fast Moving Fire Destroys Waterford Home

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:39:13 GMT
    A wood burning stove could be to blame for starting a fire that destroyed a home in Waterford, Thursday afternoon.It took firefighters from 7 different departments 3 hours to control the blaze.The fireMore >>
    A wood burning stove could be to blame for starting a fire that destroyed a home in Waterford, Thursday afternoon.It took firefighters from 7 different departments 3 hours to control the blaze.The fireMore >>
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