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4 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Shooter pleads guilty in slaying at former East Erie Turners

An Erie man accused of fatally shooting another man and injuring three others during a party at the former East Erie Turners building sidestepped a trial and pleaded guilty today in Erie County Court to third-degree murder and aggravated assault.

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

7 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Dahlkemper apologizes, asks that name be removed from Obama letter

Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper has asked that her signature be removed from a letter sent to President Barack Obama last week that requested a religious exemption from his planned executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against gays and lesbians in terms of hiring.

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

12 hrs ago | Erie Times News

In Brief: Erie man accused of having inappropriate contact with boys

Erie police accused a city man of having inappropriate contact with two young boys at an eastside park on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Kingston, PA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Erie Times News

Camp teaches gardening to Erie girls

Nine pairs of young female hands poured soil into plastic containers, then added basil, parsley and cilantro plants that will be used to make pesto.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Erie, PA, Emmaus, PA

Erie Times News

Case against Erie County Judge Domitrovich called 'subjective'

The state Judicial Conduct Board is targeting Erie County Judge Stephanie Domitrovich because of her personality, her lawyer, Leonard Ambrose, said.

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Windstream Users Without 911 Service

Approximately 1,235 Windstream customers in West Springfield Township are without land line 911 service today after an aerial cable suffers a fiber cut.

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Erie Times News

Most Wanted

About Erie County Most Wanted: The Erie Times-News each Thursday publishes information about suspects sought by the Erie County Sheriff's Office.

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Erie Times News

In Brief: Authorities probe Lake Erie drowning

A Bethel Park woman trying to help her son struggling in the water drowned Wednesday afternoon in Lake Erie off Shore Haven Beach along Shore Drive, just west of Barcelona Beach, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Bethel Park, PA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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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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

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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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

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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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

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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Related Topix: Erie, PA

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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Related Topix: Weather, Erie, PA

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

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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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