|Couple Sues Pittsburgh Zoo|
for Jason and Elizabeth Derkosh argue the zoo knew an observation deck
overlooking the exhibit was dangerous because an employee had seen other
parents lift their children onto a railing.
|How to Help Tornado Victims|
who would like to assist survivors of the recent Oklahoma tornado are
encouraged to do so through established organizations.
|Murder Charges for Medical Neglect|
A Philadelphia man charged with murder after losing two sons to untreated
pneumonia told police he believes in "divine healing," not medicine,
to "break the devil's power.
|Guilty of Hazing|
Two women have pleaded guilty in the assault of a Penn State freshman during a
|Messing with Bigfoot|
TOWNSHIP - Police in one western Pennsylvania community are
searching for Bigfoot, but this quest has a better chance of success than
|Persons Killed in Car Accident|
COUNTY - Several lives were lost in a two vehicle crash last night
in Elk County.
|Area Man Charged with Larceny|
Brookville man was charged with theft, receiving stolen property and other
charges following an investigation by Brookville police.
|Woman Charged with Harassment|
COUNTY - A woman from woodland was charged with harassment in an
incident on Egypt road in Bradford Township, Clearfield County.
|Harassment Charge for area Woman|
COUNTY - A woman from woodland was charged with harassment in an
incident on Egypt road in Bradford Township, Clearfield County.
|D-U-I for Area Man|
played a role in a single vehicle accident Wednesday in Anita.
|New Dock System for Treasure Lake|
LAKE - Renovations are in the works at the Treasure Lake
|“Diddy” in the Capital|
and producer Sean "Diddy" combs paid a low-key visit yesterday to
state liquor control board officials in Harrisburg. An agency spokesman says Combs
was there to promote a new Ciroc Vodka product.
|Brockway CAT Grand Opening|
marked the grand opening of the Brockway center for arts and technology.
|Area Man Dies in Single Vehicle Accident|
CLARION COUNTY - An Oakridge man
was killed in a single vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Clarion
|Several Injured in Two Vehicle Accident|
CLEARFIELD COUNTY - Five people were
injured in an accident in Union Township, Clearfield County last night.
|Another Drug Bust in Punxsutawney|
PUNXSUTAWNEY - Another Punxsutawney man has
been arrested for delivery of heroin.
|Area Teen Lost Control of Vehicle|
TREASURE LAKE - Two passengers
were injured in a single vehicle accident Tuesday involving a Treasure Lake
|More Than $2100 in Guns Stolen|
BROOKVILKLE - A man and woman were
arrested after stealing firearms from a Brookville man.
|Spanier’s Lawyers File Motion|
STATE COLLEGE - Former Penn State president
Graham Spanier is asking a county judge to throw out criminal charges accusing
him of helping to cover up abuse allegations against former assistant football
coach Jerry Sandusky.
|Budget Cuts Lead to Layoffs|
HARRISBERG - The state auditor general's
office has given layoff notices to 67 people because of budget cuts.
|Stolen Scrap Metal in Rossiter|
ROSSITER - Over 7500 pounds of scrap
metal was taken from the property of Delbert McKee in Rossiter.
|Election News out of Harrisburg|
Harrisburg - Democratic voters in
financially troubled Harrisburg have denied Mayor Linda Thompson a second term;
however, they choose Eric Papenfuse who is the owner of a Bookstore to help the
financially strapped capital city.
|Brookville Council Approved Two Plans|
|Area Teen Accused of Rape|
CLARION - A clarion county teen has
been accused of rape and related offenses.
|Millions of Dollars in Legal Fees for Penn State|
STATE COLLEGE - The latest bill
from Penn State shows the costs for legal fees, consultants and other services
connected to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal topping $44.4 million.
|Heroin Traffickers Caught By Police|
PUNXSUTAWNEY - Two men are in jail on drug
charges following arrests yesterday in Punxsutawney.
|The Show Goes On|
SANDY TOWNSHIP - Sandy township
supervisors approved the outdoor amusement permit for George Moore enterprises
incorporated at last night's meeting.
|Fugitive of the Week|
CLEARFIELD COUNTY - An Ohio woman is this week's Clearfield County’s
fugitive of the week.
|Weeks from Antitrust Decision|
federal judge in Pennsylvania says she'll decide in the next couple weeks
whether to dismiss Governor Corbett's antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA over
penalties against Penn state.
|Two Vehicle Crash with No Injuries|
DUBOIS - No injuries were reported by the DuBois
based state police in a two vehicle accident last Thursday on state route 322
in Reynoldsville borough.
|Alcohol Related Accident|
INDIANIA COUNTY - Alcohol is
believed to be the cause of a two vehicle accident in north Mahoning Township Indiana
County last Friday night.
|Vehicle Accident under Investigation|
CLARION - The Clarion based State Police
investigated a two vehicle accident in Strattanville borough last week.
|Vehicle Involved in Rollover|
CLEARFIELD COUNTY - The Clearfield
based state police responded to a one vehicle accident Saturday evening on
state route 80 in Lawrence Township Clearfield County.
|One Vehicle Accident Driver Not Wearing Seatbelt|
CLEARFIELD COUNTY - A one vehicle
accident took place in the early hours of Sunday morning in Gulich Township Clearfield
|Employee Caught Stealing|
RUSH TOWNSHIP - Vaux electronics
in Rush Township Center County told the Philipsburg based state police that a $500
cell phone and other miscellaneous merchandise were stolen by an employee who
has been terminated and yet to return these items to the company.
|Mountain Bike Stolen|
PHILLIPSBERG - A resident on North Second
Street in Philipsburg borough Center County reported that he found a
specialized mountain bike on his property.
|Local Person Egged|
CLEARFIELD - A residence on 3rd street in
Pike Township Clearfield County was hit with several eggs early Saturday
|Vehicle Catches on Fire|
INDIANA - A car accident occurred on State RT. 119 South on Thursday afternoon. State Police Based in Indiana report that 21
year old Devin Butler of Coral, was driving his Toyota when he noticed it began to smoke and eventually caught fire.
|Academic Achievement Test Criticized|
HARRISBURG. (ap) - Gov. Tom Corbett's proposal to tie academic achievement to graduation tests for public school
students is facing criticism from some democratic lawmakers and school administrators.
|Police Investigate Theft|
PHILLIPSBURG - A theft took place at the home of Eric Dillion of Phillipsburg on Thursday. Someone stole two fishing rods and a tackle
box out of the back of a white 1998 jeep.
|Estimated $250,000 in Fire Damage|
BIG RUN - The cause of a fire at a Big
Run home Thursday is under investigation.
|Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite|
PITTSBURGH - Some Pittsburgh high school
students and their chaperones visiting Penn State's main campus say they came
home with bedbug bites.
|Postal Service Gettysburg Stamp|
GETTYSBURG - The U.S. Postal Service is
issuing a special stamp commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of
|Wallet with Cash Stolen|
BROOKVILLE - A wallet was taken from the
gym at the YMCA in Brookville Wednesday.
|Missing has been Found|
DUBOIS - A DuBois teen, missing since Tuesday,
has been found. Fifteen year old Daniel
Joblownski was located Wednesday night.
|Investigation of Indecent Assault|
BIG RUN BOROUGH - State Police in
Punxsutawney are investigating a case of indecent assault in the Big Run Borough.
|Clymer Man Suffers Moderate Injuries|
INDIANA COUNTY - There were moderate
injuries to a Clymer man in a single vehicle crash overnight yesterday.
|Area Man Arrested for Terroristic Threats|
CLEARFIELD - Police arrested a Clearfield
man on charges of terroristic threats and harassment.
|Area Man and Woman Involved in Physical Argument|
GLEN HOPE - A verbal argument turned physical
for a man and woman in Glen Hope.
|Game Commission May Merge|
HARRISBURG - A resolution directing the
legislative budget and finance committee to examine the possibility of merging
the game commission with the fish and boat commission received unanimous approval
by the state house earlier this week.
|Property Damage in Kersey|
KERSEY - A cattle fence belonging to William
Ginther was damaged on Windy Lane in Kersey.
|Improvements to Blinker Parkway|
TOWNSHIP - Work to improve the route 119/322 "Blinker Parkway"
intersection in Sandy Township continues.
|Police Search for Missing Teen|
SANDY TOWNSHIP - Sandy
Township Police continue to hunt for a missing DuBois teen.
|Area Man is Still Missing|
unrelated story, a treasure lake man remains unaccounted for after disappearing
on May 8th.
|Nittany Lion Shrine Temporally Closed|
Lion Shrine at Penn State University is closed for renovations.
|Obama Care and Native Americans|
provision in president Obama's health care overhaul could affect the health
insurance coverage for thousands of Pennsylvanians who identify themselves as Native
|$30,000 worth of Snakes Taken from Trailer|
Thirteen ball python
morph snakes, valued at $30,000 were taken from a trailer in Union Township, Centre
|Meth Lab Discovered|
SANDY TOWNSHIP - A DuBois man was arrested on drug charges after a methamphetamine
lab was discovered at his home.
|School Budget for Brockway|
Brockway area school district presented its budget for next year at last
night's board meeting.
|Indecent Assault for Area Teen|
PUNXSUTAWNEY - State police in Punxsutawney
are investigating a case of indecent assault involving two area teens.
|Local Man Charged with Stealing Scrap|
REYNOLDSVILLE - Theft and criminal trespass
charges were filed against thirty-seven year old Michael Edwards of Reynoldsville.
|Wanting to Expand Medicaid|
HARRISBURG - Democratic lawmakers in Pennsylvania
are trying to force the republican-controlled senate to vote on a bill that
would compel Governor Tom Corbett to expand Medicaid eligibility under the 2010
federal health care law.
|Support for Expanding Alcohol Sale|
HARRISBURG - State senator Charles Mcilhinney
says he sees support for his plan to allow the state's approximately 12,000
existing private beer licensees to buy licenses to sell wine and liquor.
|Theft at a Cemetery|
CLEARFIELD COUNTY - A flower saddle
was removed from a headstone at the Salem cemetery on state route 219 in Brady Township,
|3D TV Stolen from a Local Home|
CLEARFIELD COUNTY - Someone took a
flat screen 3-d TV from a home on Stifflertown road in Burnside Township, Clearfield
|Parked Vehicle has its Fuel Stolen|
MAHAFFEY - Approximately 110 gallons of
diesel fuel was stolen from array products in Mahaffey sometime in the past
|125 Years for DuBois Fire Dept|
DUBOIS - The DuBois fire department will celebrate its
125th anniversary during community days on June 14th and15th in the city park.
|Explosive Discovered and Dismantled|
COUNTY - Pennsylvania state police based in Ridgway are
investigating the discovery of a small homemade explosive device on the West
side of Boon Mountain road 200 yards south of Sawmill Run Road in Fox Township,
|Tree Trimming Turned Fatal|
COUNTY - An area man was killed while trimming trees yesterday
|Two Women Taken to Hospital Face Drug Charges|
COUNTY - Prescription medications and an unknown white powder were
found after police found two unresponsive women in a vehicle on state route 350
in rush township, Centre County last week.
|ATV Driver Hit by Car|
COUNTY - There were major injuries to Kersey man in a two vehicle
accident in Fox Township, Elk County Friday.
|Generator and Tools Stolen from Camp|
COUNTY - State police in Punxsutawney are investigating a break-in
at a camp in Pine Creek Township, Jefferson County.
|Weather Conditions Caused an Accident|
CAMPBELL - A Glen Campbell man sustained minor injuries in a single
vehicle crash in the Glen Campbell Borough.
|Senators Pursuing Expanding the Sale of Alcohol|
senators will continue exploring the liberalization of Pennsylvania’s wine,
beer and liquor laws in a second hearing that'll focus on groups that make and
sell alcoholic beverages.
COUNTY - Roughly 60 large trout were taken from a fish hatchery
last week on holes road in Chest Township, Clearfield County.
COUNTY - Someone stole two canoes from a camp on mix run road in Gibson
Township, Cameron County.
|Jeep Stolen from Auto Dealer|
DUBOIS - State police in DuBois are
looking for those responsible for stealing a vehicle from David Morelli auto
sales in Penfield.
|Man Arrested for Having Drug Paraphernalia|
EMPORIUM - Drug paraphernalia was found
when state police discovered a man sleeping in his vehicle.
|Driver Crashes into Several Objects is Ok|
ROSSITER - A Rossiter man escaped
injury in a single vehicle accident Friday night in north Mahoning Township, Indiana
|Business Groups Agree with Governor|
HARRISBURG - Business leaders say
governor Tom Corbett was right when he said Pennsylvania employers are having
trouble finding prospective workers who can pass a drug test - and candidates
who lack even basic skills is also a problem.
|Spanier Made $2.9 in 2011 - 2012|
STATE COLLEGE - The chronicle of
higher education has released its annual ranking of what public college
|Highway to Reopen|
HARRISBURG - State transportation
officials hope to reopen interstate 81 tomorrow morning following last week's
tanker fire that damaged a ramp over the highway near Harrisburg.
|Seasonal Residence Robbed Again|
ELK COUNTY - A John Deere lawn tractor
and two ATV helmets from were taken from a seasonal residence along spring run
road in Jay Township, Elk County.
|Vehicle Theft in Penn Field|
PENFIELD - A black 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee was removed from the parking lot of David Morelli Auto Sales in Penfield.
|DuBois State Police investigating Robberies|
DUBOIS - Several firearms a tattoo kit and numerous DVD and VHS movies were reported stolen. The burglary took place
sometime between March and May in Chapman Trailer Court in Brady Township Clearfield County at the residence of George Robison of Dubois.
BROOKVILLE - Ricky Hice 54 years old from Brookville reported that several guns were stolen from his home along Hice Lane in Warsaw Township
Jefferson County. Anyone with any information regarding these incidents call the Dubois Based State Police.
|Is the PA Business Tax Cut Affordable|
HARRISBURG - Gov. Tom Corbett and his fellow Republicans are poised to deliver another business tax cut but some say they may have to
reconsider because of the projected budget gap of more than $500 million.
|Cleaning Crew Member Caught Stealing|
SANDY TOWNSHIP - Charges of theft
were filed against an area man for stealing purses from TJ Maxx.
|Inmates Allowed to Marry|
ELK COUNTY - Getting married is now an
option at the Elk County prison after board members approved an inmate marriage
policy this week.
|Delay for Sewer Project|
TROUTVILLE - A sewer project, slated to
begin next week in Troutville, has been delayed. Authorities say a final preconstruction
meeting with the U.S. Department of agriculture must be completed before work
|Flags at Half-Staff|
HARRISBURG - Governor Tom Corbett has
ordered state flags lowered to half-staff in honor of former governor George Leader.
Leader, a democrat who led an overhaul of the state's mental-health system and
made special education a requirement in Pennsylvania public schools during the
1950s, died yesterday morning after a brief illness.
|Appealing a Judges Order|
JIM THORPE BOROUGH - The Jim Thorpe
Borough council has voted to appeal a federal judge's order to relinquish the
famed athlete's remains so they can be reinterred on American Indian land in Oklahoma.
|New Ship to be Commissioned|
HARRISBURG - Senators Pat Toomey and Bob
Casey say the Navy has agreed to commission the USS Somerset in Philadelphia.
|ATV Stolen Last Night|
CLEARFIELD COUNTY - A four wheeler
was stolen from a home on Fernwood Road Gulich Township, Clearfield County last
|Property Damage to Home|
CHERRY HILL - Someone damaged the bedroom
window at the home of Cheryl Taylor on hillside drive in the Cherry Hill
Township early this morning.
|Local Woman Victim of ID Theft|
ROSSITER - A Rossiter woman fell victim
to identity theft Monday.
|Postal Service Helping Hunger Relief|
DUBOIS - The postal service will be doing its
best tomorrow to alleviate hunger in our area.
|Money Stolen and Two Men Charged|
INDIANIA COUNTY - Two men were
arrested on charges of theft after stealing thousands of dollars from Lowes in Indiana
|Teens involved in ATV Mishap|
CLEARFIELD COUNTY - An ATV accident
in Pike Township, Clearfield County resulted in minor injuries for two Curwensville
|Charges Pressed Against Two Women|
WEEDVILLE - A physical altercation led
to charges of harassment for two area women.
|House Bill 440 Moves to Senate|
that would reform the state's corporate tax structure to attract businesses and
improve the economic climate has been passed by the Pennsylvania house.