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North East man gets prison for indecent contact with boy

North East man gets prison for indecent contact with boy

Posted on July 20th, 2018 at 11:27 AM

A 66-year-old North East man will spend at least another three and a half months in prison for having inappropriate contact with an 11-year-old boy between March and November of 2017.

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Police: Summit homicide stemmed from argument

Police: Summit homicide stemmed from argument

Posted on July 17th, 2018 at 3:30 PM

The Pennsylvania State Police charge that a Toronto man staying at a Motel 6 in Summit Township beat the motel’s manager to death during a confrontation early Tuesday morning.

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Man arrested for DUI says he wasn’t drinking while driving, just at ‘stop signs’

Man arrested for DUI says he wasn’t drinking while driving, just at ‘stop signs’

Posted on July 16th, 2018 at 2:48 PM

VERO BEACH, Fla. – A man arrested on suspicion of DUI in Florida had an ineffective defense.

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Penn State hazing death case grinds through courts

Penn State hazing death case grinds through courts

Posted on July 12th, 2018 at 10:00 AM

HARRISBURG — The sprawling criminal case against former members of a Penn State fraternity over the death of a pledge last year is about to pick up steam with yet another preliminary hearing on the horizon, as well as the first sentencing.

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Man shot in leg in east Erie

Man shot in leg in east Erie

Posted on July 11th, 2018 at 10:00 AM

A 21-year-old Erie man was shot in the leg Friday shortly after 11:30 a.m. at an apartment at the intersection of 22nd and Reed streets.

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Mayor, Erie police release crime statistics

Mayor, Erie police release crime statistics

Posted on July 10th, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Several categories of crime in Erie, including shots fired calls, the number of people shot and robberies committed with a firearm, have declined in the first six months of 2018 when compared with the same period a year ago, according to the Erie Bureau of Police

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Teen gets probation in Erie High marijuana case

Teen gets probation in Erie High marijuana case

Posted on July 9th, 2018 at 10:30 AM

An 18-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing marijuana and resisting arrest while a student at Erie High School in April.

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Erie box-cutter attack suspect has history of mental illness

Erie box-cutter attack suspect has history of mental illness

Posted on July 6th, 2018 at 3:47 PM

The 30-year-old man accused of cutting a young woman’s throat with a box cutter on Tuesday has a history of severe mental illness that stretches back to when he was 14 years old.

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Erie auto salesman gets prison time in fraud scheme

Posted on April 16th, 2018 at 5:24 PM

An Erie auto salesman received prison time and must pay tens of thousands of dollars in restitution following his sentencing in federal court Monday for conspiring to arrange fraudulent vehicle sales.

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DA to drop homicide charge in Lake City baby’s death

Posted on March 14th, 2018 at 10:54 AM

The Erie County District Attorney’s Office will seek to withdraw the homicide charge against a Lake City father accused of inflicting fatal injuries on his infant son in February 2016.

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