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53 min ago | WICU12 Erie

Governor's Race: Campaign Ads Heating Up

Attack ads in the governor's race are already well underway. Ads launched in early July, and have grown more negative as the weeks passed.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Ed Rendell, East Springfield, PA

2 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Erie County's blueberry crop survives cold, wet weather

The Summit Township family loves plucking berries off the bushes, even if some of them like eating blueberries more than others do.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather

3 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

Man Admits Robbing Three Financial Institutions in Two Weeks

Erie Police arrested a man Monday in connection with a bank robbery earlier that afternoon.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, East Springfield, PA, Drugs

8 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Erie man held for trial on charges in home invasion

An Erie man was held for trial this afternoon in an October home invasion attempted robbery in which one suspect was fatally shot and a second suspect was wounded by an armed man inside a west Erie apartment.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

12 hrs ago | Erie Times News

'Most Wanted' fugitive apprehended

A man wanted by the Erie County Sheriff's Office for failing to appear for trial on receiving stolen property charges was apprehended by Erie police on Saturday, deputies said today.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

16 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Millcreek psychologist sent to county prison

A Millcreek Township psychologist was sentenced this morning in Erie County Court to serve one to 23 months in the Erie County Prison for his no-contest plea to a charge that he touched a 10-year-old girl in an offensive manner at his house in 2013.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Mon Jul 28, 2014

YourErie

Water Rescue Underway in Girard

July 29, 2014- A water rescue is currently underway near North Creek road in Girard Township.

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Erie Times News

Erie County Health Department filling jobs

County Health Department Director Melissa Lyon is filling four positions that were either eliminated or left unfilled in 2013 due to budget cuts.

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YourErie

When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors

Sunday evening was the prime example of a lighting storm that could have seriously injured people in our region.

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Erie Times News

United Way of Erie County: 100 years of caring

The choice of F. Brady Louis as the 2014 Tocqueville Award recipient by United Way of Erie County couldn't have been a more perfect illustration of the agency's 100-year commitment to improving lives and building a better community.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, United, PA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Erie Times News

Man claims alibi in fatal Erie shooting

Police said a statement made by shooting victim Stevenson Jordan, along with gun powder residue on the clothing of Kenneth P. Ellis, linked Ellis to Jordan's fatal shooting.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

Erie Times News

Sean McCracken: Bring on the winter

I'll go ahead and be the one who expresses a feeling no one thought would come up back in January: I miss the winter.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Erie Times News

Erie County Sheriff's Office turns to postcards to clear bench warrants

More than a dozen people opened their mailboxes earlier this month to find postcards featuring a photo of the Erie County Courthouse on the front.

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Related Topix: Dauphin County, PA

Erie Times News

Coroner, police looking to ID body found in Presque Isle Bay

Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook and local police are trying to identify a teenage boy or young man found floating in Presque Isle Bay on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

Erie Times News

Gun-lock program planned for Erie

Unified Erie, whose organizers include Erie County District Attorney Jack Daneri and Erie police Chief Randy Bowers, is working on a plan to give away 400 gun locks throughout Erie County.

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

WICU12 Erie

Body Found in Cascade Creek

City police and the coroner have a mystery on their hands after a young man's body was discovered Saturday morning in Cascade Creek.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Erie Times News

Celebrate nonprofit power with Lake Erie LifeStyle magazine Sunday

The monthly Lake Erie LifeStyle magazine marks United Way's 100 years in Erie County this Sunday.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Erie Times News

Mom-and-pop motels near peninsula survive against big-name hotels

Wettekin, 71, manages the small motel at 3504 West Lake Road that's owned by his 93-year-old mother, Jean Wettekin, who lives in three rooms that have been remodeled and combined into one living space.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA

Erie Times News

State police charge Harborcreek man with impersonating trooper

State police accuse a Harborcreek Township man of impersonating an undercover trooper while attempting to pull over another motorist in the township earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Harborcreek, PA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Erie Times News

Erie regional attractions get combined $323,406 in gaming funding

The Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority board approved a collective $323,406 in funding for the nine groups at its meeting Thursday.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Recreational Vehicle, Mitchell

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