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Mercer County News

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Friday Jul 25 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Experimental plane crashes at Grove City Airport

The airport manager tells us the accident did not happen on Winder's first attempt to land.

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Friday Jul 25 | Erie Times News

Weird crime: State police search for big-horned bull on the lam

The skinny: A big-horned bull sent to get friendly with some buffalo vanished from its field of passion in Mercer County.

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Related Topix: Mercer, PA, Jackson Center, PA, Weird

Mon Jul 21, 2014

PennLive.com

Starved Pa. boy, 7, weighed 25 lbs; Pa. man shoots brother dead; Philly mosque arrest: Daily Buzz

Neighbors in Greenville, Pa., react to an alleged cruel case of child abuse comes from western Pa., where police say a seven-year-old boy was starved and beaten so badly, he looked like a human skeleton and caught and ate bugs to survive.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Greenville, PA, Law, Criminal Defense Law

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Erie Times News

2 hurt in Mercer County crash

State police at Mercer said one of the drivers, Angellea C. Page, 24, of Franklin, suffered a major injury.

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Related Topix: Mercer, PA, Grove City, PA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Mail

Mother and grandparents of 7-year-old boy arrested after...

Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers. Ghoulish tourists taking pictures on their mobiles.

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CNN

Police: Boy, 7, weighed 25 pounds

A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy beaten for sneaking food was nearly starved and sometimes resorted to eating insects he caught on the back porch, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Erie Times News

Wash your car, clothes and dog at new Millcreek business

So when Timpano found Mr. Suds Wash, a new business where she could clean her car, do her laundry and wash her dogs in one stop, she was thrilled.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Erie Times News

Weird crime: Woman adds shotgun surprise to domestic dispute

The skinny: State police said a Mercer County woman added an element of surprise to a spat with her husband on Wednesday when she unveiled an unexpected gift to herself.

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Related Topix: Weird

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Post-gazette.com

FNB Corp. taps Pittsburgh as its corporate headquarters -- in name only

FNB Corp., the Hermitage-based parent company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, said this morning that Pittsburgh will become its official corporate headquarters, but in name only.

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Hermitage, PA, Greenville, PA

Pocono Record

Strong storms knock out power in Pennsylvania

Utility crews are making progress in restoring service to tens of thousands of Pennsylvania customers left without power after severe thunderstorms rolled across the state overnight.

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Related Topix: Weather, Philadelphia, PA

Aurora Advocate

Kaleidoscope: Flags fly in Hermitage; steel was king in Sharon

For 34 years, one of the largest displays of American flags in any one place has flown at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Hermitage, Pa.

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Related Topix: Sharon, PA, Hermitage, PA, Farrell, PA, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Severe storms create headaches for homeowners

Shingles were blown off the roof and a large tree was uprooted in the yard of a home on Henderson Road in Jackson Center, Mercer County.

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Related Topix: Weather, Jackson Center, PA, New Kensington, PA, Westmoreland County, PA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Erie Times News

Man charged with fleeing from DUI checkpoint, police in Mercer County

A New Castle man faces multiple counts of aggravated assault, simple assault and recklessly endangering after state police accused him of trying to avoid a DUI checkpoint, then racing through it while fleeing from troopers early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Grove City, PA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Erie Times News

Jamestown, Pa., man killed in Mercer County crash

State police identified the victim this evening as Clifton L. Erb III, no age available.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, PA, Greenville, PA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Jersey Journal

New patrolman replenishing Delaware Township force as chief plans to retire

Colin DeVincenzo was sworn in to the township police force on Monday night at the Township Committee meeting.

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WKRN

Police: Man used playpen bag to carry teen's body

An Ohio man charged with killing a teenage girl stuffed her body in a playpen bag and carried it past her mother - even offering the woman a chance to "buy a baby thing" - before disposing of the remains in the trash, police said.

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Related Topix: Explosion

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Arrest made in death of Ohio teen found in Mercer County landfill

Police have made an arrest in the death of an Ohio teenager whose body was found in a landfill in Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

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