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Erie man held for trial on charges in April homicide

An Erie man was held for trial this afternoon on criminal homicide and other charges in the death of a neighbor at their eastside duplex in early April.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Bayfront Sheraton management firm to run new hotel

The Erie County Convention Center Authority has chosen a longtime partner to run its planned new Courtyard by Marriott hotel at the Bayfront Convention Center complex.

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Cut phone line affecting 911 service in parts of Erie, Crawford counties

A cut fiber optic phone cable has affected 911 service in western Erie County and a wider part of Crawford County.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Crawford County, PA, Meadville, PA, Cell Phones, Electronics

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Corbett Stumps for Pension Reform

July 22, 2014 Governor Corbett Meets with Residents of Erie Region, Officials to Urge Legislature to Fix Pension Costs Fights to Control Property Taxes for Hard-Working Pennsylvania Families Erie - Governor Tom Corbett visited Harbor Creek High School in Harborcreek today, continuing statewide meetings calling on the state legislature to pass ... (more)

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Erie men plead to lesser charges in January attack

Two men have pleaded guilty to reduced charges in an east Erie home invasion in which two men were shot and wounded and a woman was beaten.

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Saegertown man sentenced in McKean Township gun shop theft

A Saegertown man was sentenced this morning to serve four to 10 years in prison for stealing guns in a McKean Township gun shop burglary in late December.

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Related Topix: Saegertown, PA, Meadville, PA

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Our View: Erie's port needs leader with vision

The board of directors for the Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority has an important task ahead: selecting a new executive director.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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In Brief: Erie man charged with assault, threat with gun

Listeria can cause possibly fatal infections in people with weakened immune systems and severe complications or miscarriages for pregnant women.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Life, Fruits, Food

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Road work ahead: PennDOT announces maintenance schedule

Crews will continue patching holes along the interstate in western Erie County, from the Ohio line to Fairview.

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Related Topix: Fairview, PA, Crawford County, PA, Corry, PA, Warren County, PA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Then & Now: Erie County Courthouse

In the early 19th century, Erie County's court proceedings were held in various places -- including a tavern at East Third and French streets and a log jailhouse at East Second and Holland streets -- until a building was erected at Perry Square.

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Share photos for new 'Memories' book

"Erie Memories," a book of old photos from around the region compiled in 2013 by the Erie Times-News, proved to be such an overwhelming success that work has begun on a sequel.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, The Early Years, Alternative

Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Case related to Erie nurse's testimony takes another turn

He pursued claims that Minnis deserved a chance to be cleared because evidence against Minnis had been produced by an Erie forensic nurse whose findings had been called into question.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, State Prisons, Prison

Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Domitrovich lawyer wants more time

Erie County Judge Stephanie Domitrovich is gearing up to fight not only the state Judicial Conduct Board's ethics charges against her, but also the board's request that she be suspended from the bench while the case is pending.

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Man with Domitrovich T-shirt asked to leave courthouse

A man was asked to leave the Erie County Courthouse on Thursday after he was seen walking around the second floor wearing a T-shirt with Erie County Judge Stephanie Domitrovich's picture on it and the words, "Do you even ethics bro?" Sheriff John Loomis said the man did not act in a threatening manner.

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Don't raise Pa. taxes: Luke Lofgren, candidate for Pa. House

Increasing taxes is not the answer to balancing Pennsylvania's budget. In a Guest Voice column, state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, of Millcreek Township, D-3rd Dist., proposed that $1.5 billion in taxes be added each year to cover a revenue shortfall of half that amount .

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Dahlkemper administration eyes new county purchasing post

Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper's administration wants to create a new, $60,000-a-year job to manage the purchasing of county equipment and services.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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New high-definition scoreboard installed at Erie Insurance Arena

The scoreboard includes four 16-foot by 10-foot, high-definition video panels, each with nearly 1.5 million light packets.

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Erie County restaurant inspections: July 10 to 16

At least once a year, Erie County Department of Health officials inspect all restaurants and stores that sell unpackaged food.

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Waterford man charged with fleeing from state police

A Waterford man faces felony fleeing and other charges after state police said he sped away from a traffic stop and led troopers on a pursuit before crashing his car into a patrol vehicle in Waterford Township early Tuesday morning.

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Commonwealth Court Orders Myron Sainovich To Pay Back Taxpayers

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has ordered attorney Myron Sainovich to return over $44,000 in fees he illegally billed above and beyond his $82,000 salary during his time as Beaver County Solicitor.

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