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48 min ago | Erie Times News
A 61-year-old man pleaded guilty in federal court in Erie today to defrauding an acquaintance in Massachusetts of $720,750 in what is known as a Nigerian advance-fee scheme.
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Gulls calling out to each other tend to make one think of summer vacations along Lake Erie or the ocean, but not the harsh winter the area has experienced.
4 hrs ago | Erie Times News
Larry Anderson scored 24 points and Khalif Wyatt added 19, including a big 3-point basket down the stretch, as the Springfield Armor rallied to beat the Erie BayHawks 113-109 Sunday before 4,433 fans at Erie Insurance Arena.
Hannah Kirby knew what her strengths were before coming to Gannon University in 2006 to major in engineering: science and mathematics.
Most of America lost an hour on Sunday, but anyone who stopped by Krispy Kreme could gain a free donut.
The Erie Otters needed a wake-up call Saturday night to keep pace in the OHL's tight Western Conference playoff race.
Erie firefighters, police, and rescue crews responded to an emergency call to the foot of East Avenue for a water rescue just after 4pm on Saturday.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has appointed Scott K. Young, of Erie, as assistant district executive for maintenance of PennDOT's District 1. Young will oversee the unit that handle all maintenance in the PennDOT district that serves Erie, Crawford, Forest, Mercer, Venango and Warren counties, according to a PennDOT spokesman.
The Erie region will see partly cloudy skies and a high temperature near 32 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service in Cleveland.
Erie police are looking for two people who fled the scene this evening after their pickup truck crashed into a vacant house on the city's east side.
A 30-year-old man who walked about 1 mile onto Lake Erie made it safely to shore in east Erie this afternoon after rescue crews responded to a possible water rescue.
The Erie County Coroner's Office is looking for relatives of a man who died in February and remains unclaimed.
A woman told police that as 37-year-old Stevenson Jordan lay dying of a gunshot wound to the back on Dec. 1, he told her "Stitches," otherwise known as Kenneth P. Ellis, did it.
The Erie County Library wants to be more than just books. Videographer Jude Shingle, appointed as the first library artist-in-residence, is teaching eight classes on animation for teens and adults.
Lee P. Gabor, 37, is accused, along with Christina L. Cubitt, 36, of Erie, of stealing several items, including an aluminum mold from Zurn Manufacturing, 1301 Raspberry St., on Feb. 23. The stolen items were valued at about $5,000, according to the criminal complaint.
A northwestern Pennsylvania man will spend life in prison for fatally beating his crack cocaine supplier with a baseball bat, after the dealer took $500 - nearly all of the defendant's pay check - to settle a drug debt.