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3 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Design Review Committee next for Harbor Place project

The city of Erie's Design Review Committee is the next step for Scott Enterprises' proposed multimillion-dollar Harbor Place project on the east bayfront.

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8 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

Senate Passes Legislation To Help Spur Development In Erie

Legislation that would help spark development along Erie's bayfront, by providing developers with tax breaks, is one step closer to reality.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Warren County, PA, Girard, PA

12 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Millcreek man pleads guilty to charges in February arson

A Millcreek Township man pleaded guilty this afternoon to arson and recklessly endangering charges in a Feb. 14 fire that heavily damaged a house.

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16 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Teen to plead guilty in shooting near Strong Vincent

The Erie teenager accused of shooting another teen near Strong Vincent High School in April 2013 is scheduled to plead guilty in the case on July 31. The District Attorney's Office and the defense today set the plea hearing for the defendant, Jakwaris Robison, who was 16 at the time of the shooting.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

16 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Erie man pleads to 3 charges in Peach Street crash that injured worker

An Erie man faces up to 17 years in prison after he pleaded guilty this morning to three charges in an Aug. 7 traffic accident on Peach Street in Erie that seriously injured a construction worker.

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18 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Springirth writes report on failed Harborcreek intermodal project

A local railroad historian and rail transit author has published his take on the shuttered intermodal rail terminal project that had been planned for Harborcreek Township.

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Related Topix: Harborcreek, PA, Edinboro, PA, Lawrence Park, PA, Erie, PA

22 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Our View: Summer jobs program can work to grow

Teens in the new Erie Summer Jobs and More program have completed orientation. They've been trained in workforce basics: dress appropriately, be punctual, exhibit your best behavior.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Gannon University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Erie Times News

Charges against Domitrovich echo earlier criticisms

This was a judge who broke gender barriers, supported charitable causes and could be seen teaching not only the law, but the macarena dance, to local students and judges in emerging Eastern European democracies.

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WICU12 Erie

8 Great Tuesdays Kicks Off for 2014

Severe weather took hold of our area much of Tuesday afternoon, threatening the kickoff one of Erie's biggest summer events.

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Erie Times News

Erie man pleads guilty to filming teen girl having sex with dog

A 34-year-old Erie man pleaded guilty today to having sex with an underage teen girl and filming her having sex with a dog between 2010 and 2013.

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Erie Times News

Man pleads guilty to fatal DUI near Union City

A 32-year-old Waterford man pleaded guilty today to causing a 2012 fatal auto accident near Union City when he was under the influence of the painkiller fentanyl.

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Related Topix: Union City, PA, Waterford, PA, State Prisons, Prison

WICU12 Erie

Mall Renovation Project: "On Schedule"

Retail space will be built on either side of a new concourse. But no other tenants have yet been announced.

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Erie Times News

New OCY chief charged with theft, forgery in Warren County

Kevin Lundeen, hired in March to lead Erie County's Office of Children and Youth, faces theft, forgery and other charges in Warren County in relation to the use of vehicles at his former job.

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WICU12 Erie

Zoning Meeting to Impact Future of "Harbor Place" Development

The City of Erie's zoning board is voting on a building height variance request from Scott Enterprises on Tuesday afternoon for the bayfront development plan, "Harbor Place."

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Erie Times News

Missing Ohio teen found in Millcreek

Millcreek Township police say an Ohio teen who was reported missing more than 60 miles away from Erie on Sunday was found in Erie County on Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Erie Times News

Charges 'devoid of merit'

We have reviewed the allegations in the Board's Complaint and find them to be devoid of merit.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Erie, PA

Erie Times News

Erie woman killed in Fairview crash

State police in Girard said an Erie woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-car crash in Fairview Township this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Fairview, PA, Girard, PA

Erie Times News

Dahlkemper: Signing of exemption letter to Obama being "misinterpreted"

Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper said the fact she signed a letter from faith-based leaders across the country -- asking President Obama to create a religious exemption from his planned executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against gays and lesbians in terms of hiring -- is being "misinterpreted."

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Related Topix: Representative Kathleen "Kathy" Dahlkemper, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Erie Times News

Erie Judge Domitrovich charged in ethics case

The complaint filed today in the Court of Judicial Discipline by the Judicial Conduct Board charges Domitrovich with six counts of judicial misconduct, alleging she violated the Pennsylvania Constitution and the Pennsylvania Code of Judicial Conduct.

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Erie Times News

Three 'Most Wanted' fugitives apprehended

Tierre W. Morse, 38, who was wanted for failure to appear for court on a DUI charge, was apprehended in Millcreek Township on Thursday, deputies said this morning.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Union City, PA

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