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PSP wants to know who these guys are

(WJET/WFXP/ — The Pennsylvania State Police is looking for two people who may be connected to a tractor theft. According to a PSP news release, the two men were seen walking into a truck stop located at the 17000 block of Smock Drive in Cochranton (in Crawford County). The men then purchased a yellow, reflective […]
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State Police Look to Identify Suspects in Theft of Tractor in Cochranton

Pennsylvania State Police are asking for help to identify the suspects in the theft of a tractor in Crawford County. The tractor was located at Miller's Area Shopper Auction at 4177 U.S. Highway 19, Cochranton, on May 13, and was taken sometime between 11 p.m. that night and 7 a.m. the next morning, according to troopers.
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State police arrest Mercer County man charged with attempted homicide

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — State police have arrested a wanted man charged with attempted homicide. State police say John Barlow, of Grove City, has been charged with attempted criminal homicide.He was wanted after trying to hit a state trooper on Sunday in Liberty Township with his vehicle. Troopers said they shot at him. Law enforcement responded to Brent Road in Mercer County to issue an arrest warrant on Barlow, who drove away in his vehicle when officers arrived around 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, according to a state police release.Police said they began a vehicle pursuit but called it off after Barlow went into "rough terrain," according to the release. Police searched on foot and later found Barlow sitting in his vehicle.Barlow then "drove directly at a trooper," according to police, who then shot at him. He fled the scene but was later arrested at the Slippery Rock Campground. 
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Local Couple Accused of Abusing Infant Due in Court on Wednesday

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A local couple is facing aggravated assault, child endangerment, and related charges after multiple physical injuries to their three-week-old child were reportedly discovered at a Pittsburgh area hospital. According to court documents, a preliminary hearing for 22-year-old Cain Christopher Layman and 22-year-old Emily Allyssa...
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Penn State Shenango celebrates commencement, nursing ceremonies

SHARON, Pa. — Penn State Shenango celebrated the class of 2022 at a commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7. The 44 graduates were honored with addresses by Ty Cole of JCL Energy, graduating student Rachel Maynard, and Penn State Shenango Alumni Society President Darren Steele. Prior to the celebration, a private nursing pinning ceremony was hosted by faculty to welcome graduates to the profession.

Hubbard police honoring fallen officers with memorial service

The Hubbard Police Department is honoring officers who have died in the line of duty this weekend. This week is National Police Week and they will close out the week with a Saturday memorial service at 2 p.m. The service will take place at the Hubbard City Safety Center if...

PennDOT hosting online meeting on Greenville road changes

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is holding a public online meeting on the proposed changes to Routes 18 and 58 near Thiel College in Greenville, Mercer County. The project includes Route 18 from the intersection with Route 358 to the intersection with Mill Hill Road and Route 58 from...

Brookfield returns to full Memorial Day rite

If you can be excited about a solemn occasion, Jean McKenzie is that person. “This year, we’re going back to full, 100-percent normal,” McKenzie told veterans gathered at a Brookfield Rotary Club lunch in their honor of the return of Brookfield’s Memorial Day observance. The observance, which...

PennDOT to hold virtual meeting on future road project

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WKBN) – PennDOT wants to hear what you think about an upcoming road project in Mercer County. They want to make improvements to routes 18 and 58 in Greenville, near Thiel College. Work is expected to happen in the 2023 and 2024 construction seasons. It would...