Three accused of breaking into abandoned St. Catherine Medical Center complexThe Shenandoah (PA) SentinelNewsBreak Contributor
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Two Charged With Overdosing With Children In Car
Two people are facing charges after they allegedly overdosed with children in the car. The incident happened Tuesday night on Sawyer Road in Muddy Creek Township. Police responded to the scene after receiving a call about two adults who had overdosed in their vehicle. When they arrived, police found 47-year-old...
Police investigating man found shot in face in Butler
The Butler City Police Department is investigating a man who was found shot in the face Wednesday afternoon.
Search continues for Cherrie Mahan 39 years later
WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — Thirty-nine years ago, 8-year-old Cherrie Mahan vanished after she got off her school bus on a rural Butler County road.State police told KDKA-TV that Cherrie's case is classified as "active" and its not necessarily "cold." They still get tips, and February tends to bring in the most.Despite all the time that's gone by, Cherrie's mother and her friends gather to pray at the time and place Cherrie disappeared. She hopes this year is the one her baby girl will be found."Dear Lord, I pray that you definitely just let me know and I know that...
Butler Works steel plant jobs could be at risk if DOE proposal becomes law
Butler Works is the only plant in the country that makes grain-oriented electrical steel.
Butler County notifying residents impacted by recent data security incident
Butler County is notifying residents who were impacted by a recent data security incident.
Scratch-Off Ticket Hits For $161K In Center Twp.
Someone in Center Township hit it big on a scratch-off lottery ticket. According to Pennsylvania Lottery officials, a winning “Cash Flow” scratch-off ticket was sold at the Rite Aid on North Main Street Extension. The ticket was the top-prize of the game, hitting for just over $160,000. The...
Food Distribution Set For Saturday
A food distribution is set for Saturday in Butler. The Orchard Hill Church is hosting the distribution from 9 to 11 a.m. at their Walker Avenue parking lot in Butler’s South Side neighborhood. Pantry items and fresh seasonal produce will be available. All in need are welcome with no...
Lottery ticket worth over $160,000 sold at local Rite Aid
A prize-winning Pennsylvania Lottery ticket worth $161,426 was recently sold in Butler County.
Additional charges filed against man accused of plotting to kill business associate
Allegheny County Police say 41-year-old Jeremy Fisher, of Coraopolis offered and 20-year-old Braden Elliott $50,000 to kill 57-year-old George Dayieb of Murrysville.
Eau Claire Man Found Not Guilty In Homicide Trial
An Eau Claire man was acquitted on homicide charges late last week. 23-year-old Dakota Hughes was found not guilty by a jury following a trial surrounding the shooting death of 27-year-old Seth Smith last March in the Eau Claire Borough. Hughes’ attorney argued that it was a case of self-defense...
Save-A-Lot Closing In Pullman Square
A local grocery store in Butler is closing this weekend. The Save A Lot in the Pullman Square will be shutting down this Saturday. Officials at the store told our newsroom that lack of sales was a problem but also the inability to come to a deal with the landlord over rent.
Three accused of breaking into abandoned St. Catherine Medical Center complex
FOUNTAIN SPRINGS – Two men are in county prison and another is free on bail, all accused of breaking into the boiler room of the former Saint Catherine Medical Center here over the weekend. Jeffrey Murphy, 44, of 541 East 9th Street, Berwick, Brian Boblick, 39, of 237 South...
Fishermen reeling over DEP approval of Big Sewickley Creek water removal
ECONOMY, Pa. (KDKA) — A fracking company received approval to drain up to 1.5 million gallons of water a day from a treasured Beaver County creek.There's an uproar among some community members who are hoping something can be done to reel in the plan.The Big Sewickley Creek runs through parts of Allegheny, Beaver and Butler counties. It's a popular spot for casting a line."Just one of those local creeks that happens to bring a lot of enjoyment and has a function for fisherman," said Bob Schmetzer, a fly fisherman.Schmetzer is reeling after the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection approved PennEnergy...
TWO FOR TWO: Karns City Girls Win Back-to-Back District 9 Class 3A Championships
CLARION, Pa. (EYT/D9) — It’s been a season full of adversity for the Karns City girls basketball team. Right out of the gate, injuries piled up. Then the big one at midseason when starting point guard and leading scorer, junior guard Chloe Fritch, went down with a season-ending knee injury.
Philly Man Sentenced In City Drug Bust
A Philadelphia native has been sentenced following a drug bust in the city of Butler over two years ago. 27-year-old Khaleaf Lindsay will serve 85 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release. Officers with the Butler County Drug Task Force served a search warrant on a West...
Popular Butler County restaurant most likely a total loss after fire
BUTLER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) -- A local restaurant is closed until further notice after flames tore through the building.People continued to pull into the parking lot at W. Rick's Taproom and Grill in Butler County on Monday to see the devastation left behind. Many said they're in disbelief and had to check it out for themselves.Fire ripped through the building early Sunday morning. For longtime patrons like Janet Leise, it's devastating."It made me sick to my stomach," Leise said."They've always had good food, always had good service, nice people working there and nice atmosphere so it really makes me sad...
Cars Hits Small Embankment In Restaurant Parking Lot
Police say the night before a fire at a former popular restaurant in Butler Township, a car drove over a small embankment. Shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday morning this past weekend, Butler Township Police were called to W. Rick’s Taproom and Grill on Meridian Road for a single vehicle crash.
Cherry Pie Hike To Remember Washington’s Journey In Butler
An event tomorrow will remember George Washington’s trip through Butler County that happened over 270 years ago. The Cherry Pie Hike is an annual tradition held near Washington’s Birthday. Multiple hikes are scheduled throughout the day at the Jennings Environmental Center. The Cherry Pie Hike takes visitors back...
Worth the Wait: Moniteau Boys Get First D9 Title while Ending Brookville’s Reign
CLARION, Pa. – To win its first-ever District 9 boys’ basketball title, Moniteau had to survive an inadvertent whistle with 0.4 of a second left followed by a Brookville 3-point shot that rimmed in and out leaving the Warriors with the Class 3A title, 58-57, at PennWest Clarion’s Tippin Gym Thursday night.
Man Arrested for Polk Home Invasion Held for Court
VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – The case against a 22-year-old man accused of charges stemming from a July 2022 home invasion in Polk was held for court on Wednesday. According to court documents, the following charges against 22-year-old Chase Tyler Shehan, of Dover, York County, Pa., were held for court during a preliminary hearing on Wednesday, February 21, in front of Magisterial District Judge Andrew Fish: