One dead, three injured after vehicle accident in Butler County
One man is dead and three other people are injured, including two children, after a vehicle accident in Worth Township, Butler County, Friday, state police said. According to a press release, Daniel Henn, 54, was driving the vehicle north on I-79 near mile marker 101 when the incident occurred. State...
These Kittanning, PA based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near kittanning.
In the wake of a drug epidemic, Butler County rebuilds
In Butler County, experts say the cost of addiction — which has been collectively borne by neighborhoods, families and people in recovery — is mitigated by investing in recovery efforts. The numbers are staggering. County death data gathered by OverdoseFreePA shows 678 overdose deaths were reported in the...
News We Love: Pennsylvania FedEx driver wins $1 million on lottery ticket
Jake Parkinson says he never plays the lottery, but earlier this year, he decided to take the chance. The Pennsylvania 26-year-old is thankful for that spur-of-the-moment decision, as he begins the new year as a millionaire. "I mean, I had to be there at that exact second buying it," Parkinson...
New owner of Clearview Mall plans to fill space with businesses
Next time you walk into the Clearview Mall could look different. The new owner has big plans to fill this space with new businesses.
Dental office suing Butler County man over negative comments online
A local dental office is suing a Butler County man over negative comments he left online.
Police blotter 3/1/24
CONTENT WARNING: This edition of the blotter contains a mention of assault. Please use discretion when proceeding. February 24 – A person reported an assault off campus to university police. Police assisted the person with resources and referred them to appropriate agencies. February 24 – Police received a call...
New Kensington gun store moves to new location after January burglary of 20 guns
A New Kensington gun shop targeted by thieves in January has a new location. RC Firearms has opened a new shop about two miles from its prior location. Back in January, two men crashed a stolen pick-up truck through the doors of the old store and stole more than 20 guns.
Sign for Penn Township business destroyed after 3 back-to-back crashes on Route 8
The sign for McBride’s Station was destroyed Wednesday morning after several car accidents on Route 8 in Penn Township.
The Next Step
For many highschool athletes, graduating means the end of their sports career. However, for a select few, they have a chance at playing at the next level. Let’s hear from some of Knoch athletes that are getting the opportunity to play past highschool. First is Senior Jacob Stallsmith. Stallsmith...
One Injured In Rt. 8 North Crash
First responders were called to the scene of a car crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Clay Township. The call came into the Butler County 911 Center around 3:30 p.m. for the crash at the intersection of Route 8 north and Muddy Creek Drive. The cause of the crash is...
Saxonburg woman faces forgery charges in relation to fraudulent UPMC fax
Police have accused a Saxonburg woman of forging information from a UPMC physician to get out of a scheduled court appearance. Danielle McWilliams, 49, was charged with forgery and identity theft after, police say, she sent a fake fax that she attempted to make look like it came from UPMC St. Margaret hospital, near Aspinwall, to the office of District Judge Tom Swan.
Police find 12-year-old girl missing from Butler County community
Police in Butler County say the 12-year-old girl has been found.
Karns City Girls Capture D5-8-9 3A Subregional Crown; Moniteau Boys Settle for Second in Subregion
CLARION, Pa. – Using runs of 9-2 and 10-0 in the second half, Karns City claimed the District 5-8-9 Class 3A girls’ subregional championship with a 41-34 win over defending subregional champion Chestnut Ridge Friday night at PennWest Clarion’s Tippin Gym. Rewatch the game. The Lady Gremlins...
Man Charged After Switching Barcodes At Gibsonia Store
A man is facing charges for allegedly switching barcodes at a store located just south of the Butler County line. Our news partners at WPXI report that police charged Mohamed Nahas after he allegedly stole nearly $3,000 worth of items from the Lowe’s Home Improvement store in the Grandview Crossing.
Saxonburg Rotary Hosting Roaring 20s Casino Night
Local residents are invited to try their luck a fundraising event this weekend to benefit a worthy cause. The Saxonburg Area Rotary is holding a Roaring 20s Casino Night at the Butler Country Club this Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost for those ages 21 and older to...
Saxonburg store owner and family to be featured on Family Feud
A national television audience will soon get a glimpse of Saxonburg business owner Doug Sprankle and his family, who are set to appear on an upcoming episode of the syndicated game show “Family Feud.“. Sprankle, the operator of Sprankle’s Neighborhood Market on West Water Street, as well as his...
Butler AD: Agreement with PIAA will let football team play independent schedule
Butler has reached an agreement with the PIAA that will let the football team play an independent schedule this fall, the school’s athletic director said Friday. “I’m very grateful they listened to us and understood we’re trying to look out for the safety of our players,” Butler athletic director Bill Mylan said. “We’re trying to do what’s best to develop our student-athletes and develop our program in a positive manner.”
Night At The Races Comes To Vagabonds Center
A fundraiser to benefit those in need of transplants will be held this weekend. A Night at the Races is planned for Saturday at the Butler Vagabond Event Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. This event will include snacks, dinner, and dessert as well as baskets, raffles, a wine pull,...
2024 WPIAL Class 5A girls basketball championship breakdown: Armstrong vs. South Fayette
On the air: Audio broadcast: Trib HSSN; Video livestream: NFHS Network. WPIAL titles: Armstrong 0, South Fayette 3 (2022-23, ‘16) No., Name, Ht., Cl., Pos. How they got here: Defeated No. 12 Latrobe, 51-40, in the first round; No. 4 Lincoln Park, 59-31, in the quarterfinals; and No. 1 Oakland Catholic, 49-40, in the semifinals.