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Two children treated at Saint Vincent Hospital's emergency room have tested positive for enterovirus, said Howard Nadworny, M.D., Saint Vincent's chief of infection control. "The lab results have come back positive for enterovirus," Nadworny said this afternoon.
7 hrs ago | Erie Times News
A last-minute evidentiary dispute led an Erie County judge today to declare a mistrial in the case of a 53-year-old Wesleyville man accused of stealing $15,000 from a 90-year-old woman. Judge Shad Connelly declared the mistrial around 10 a.m., as the prosecution was to start its second day of testimony.
11 hrs ago | Erie Times News
Joseph M. Slomski, 31, was arraigned Monday night by Erie 4th Ward District Judge Tom Robie on burglary, theft and receiving stolen property charges. Robie set bond at $5,000 in each of the two cases.
13 hrs ago | Erie Times News
The weather service is predicting cloudy skies and a high of 61 during the day, then a low of 48 at night. There is a chance of showers in the morning before noon.
Tracy Burnside weeded Desmone's garden, while describing how someone else helped her grandson make beach glass jewelry for his mother. Fred Heidt sharpens knives, and others helped him with a garage sale.
Stepping across a parking lot and between two Chevy hot rods, Sean Billings thought about how to soup up his box-stock 1987 Volvo. It needs an upgrade, maybe a new motor.
Just minutes after Rashid Anderson was fatally shot at a party in the former East Erie Turners ballroom on Jan. 5, a volley of gunfire hit the family home of the man who eventually admitted he killed Anderson -- Courtney Harden-Pullium. A jury this week will be asked to decide who fired the shots into Harden-Pullium's family home at 2307 Holland St. on Jan. 5, endangering his mother, Tanya Harden, and his two younger siblings.
Three defendants in a "whistle-blower" lawsuit filed seven years ago in U.S. District Court in Erie are seeking to have their legal fees paid by the unsuccessful plaintiff-Dr. Maryann Anderson, superintendent of the Kane Area School District. The defendants' legal fees total nearly $3 million, according a report in the Saturday edition of the Erie Times-News.
Erie police are continuing their search today for a man who used a knife to rob a nurse outside of UPMC Hamot on Saturday morning. Police said today that the victim's debit card appears to have been used after the robbery, which happened in the 100 block of East Third Street on Saturday at about 7:40 a.m. The woman was walking when the man showed a knife, took her purse, grabbed the wallet from inside and fled after dropping the purse, according to investigators.
TV will host a telethon Tuesday to support the Erie Shriners Ambulatory Surgery Center and Outpatient Specialty Care Center.
September 16, 2014- Hooked on Books for Kids of Erie, PA is proud to announce that it has received a grant of 40,000 books from First Book of Washington, DC. The books will be distributed to registered recipients from the Shred-X warehouse at 2952 West 22nd St., Erie, PA on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Classroom teachers from pre-school to senior high may select up to 50 books to distribute to students in their classes.
After three flights and 38 hours spent either in the air or in airports, he climbed into a car that took him directly from Erie International Airport to Penn State Behrend, a place he'd only seen on a computer screen. At 7 p.m. -- 7 a.m. on Aug. 19 in his hometown of Nanjing, China -- the 18-year-old fell asleep, exhausted.
Erie police have a suspect behind bars on a long list of charges after a high speed pursuit Saturday night. The chase ended with the suspect crashing into a house on Weschler Avenue around 11:30 p.m. The house was left with extensive damage, but the owner wasn't injured.
Of the 17,344 cigarette butts collected in Pennsylvania during the 2013 International Coastal Cleanup, 16,276 were found in Erie County. Local organizers are looking for volunteers to pick up not only cigarettes but also cigar tips, plastic bags, bottles, caps, lids, straws and other trash that has accumulated over the past year on beaches and along lakes and waterways.
The video of Ray Rice knocking out his girlfriend in a casino elevator makes me sick. The idea of a sports fan using the attack on Janay Rice to make an analogy about a football game is indefensible.
Partly sunny skies and cooler weather are forecast today in the Erie region, according to the National Weather Service in Cleveland. Monday's forecast calls for partly sunny skies and a high near 66. Winds will be from the south at 8 to 11 mph.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:30 pm
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