Butler County Newswire

Butler County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Butler County, PA.

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  1. NWS confirms tornado touched down in Butler CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... SO IT WAS MORE THAN ANY WIND STORM BEFORE. REPORTER: DOWN THE ROAD, LISA HAD HER OWN CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH THE BUTLER COUNTY TORNADO. >> THE WIND STARTED BLOWING UP AND IT JUST SOUNDED LIKE A FREIGHT TRAIN COMING. AND THE TREES STARTED CRASHING DOWN ...

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  2. Butler County tornado: An explainerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... NOW. NOON. AGO. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONFIRMED LAST NIGHT'S SEVERE STORMS DID PRODUCE A TORNADO IN BUTLER COUNTY. THE EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR THE COMMUNITY OF RENFREW. THE STORM TOPPLED TREES AND BROUGHT DOWN BRANCHES. AMONG THE ...

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  3. National Weather Service confirms small Pennsylvania twisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | New Jersey Herald

    A line of strong thunderstorms rolled through Butler County late Thursday and the most severe damage was reported in a line between Evans City and Renfrew, a tiny village about 30 miles north of Pittsburgh. Nobody was hurt in the EF0 twister, which packed winds of 65 to 80 mph, but about 1,500 residences and businesses had lost electrical power at one point.

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  4. National Weather Service Confirms EF0 Tornado In Butler Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | CBS Local

    ... and local programming, 7-days [] Our NWS Survey team has confirmed that an EF-0 Tornado occurred near Renfrew, Butler county PA last evening. More details to come. #pawx Nobody was hurt in the EF0 twister, which packed winds of 65 to 80 mph, but ...

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  5. NWS confirms tornado in Butler CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | WPXI

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  6. Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued August 25 at 10:25PM EDT expiring...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | WPXI

    ... A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... SOUTHERN ARMSTRONG COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... SOUTHEASTERN BUTLER COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... NORTHWESTERN WESTMORELAND COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA... * UNTIL 1115 PM EDT * AT ...

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  7. August 24, 2016Budget politics took a heavy toll on funding to fight the state's heroin crisis.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | O-R Online

    ... it didn't exist. “We spent the money,” said Tom Holman, deputy district court administrator in Butler County. “Then we got the word that they couldn't get the money.” After receiving a $10,000 naloxone grant, Holman made ...

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  8. Bonus named new city council memberRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Butler Eagle

    Bonus is a lifelong Butler County resident. He was born in Lyndora, raised in Center Township, and moved to Butler in 2013.

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  9. SR man dies in wreckRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Butler Eagle

    ... westbound on Duffy Road and was attempting to cross Route 8, according to a police report. He was not hurt. Butler County Coroner William Young III pronounced Yarington dead. An autopsy later determined he died of severe injuries to his head and ...

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  10. Wolf Administration Announces Investments to Improve 23 AirportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | WPMT-TV York

    ... apron, design the reconstruction of the taxiway and to study obstructions to aircraft approaching the airport. Butler County: Butler Farm Show Airport - $135,000 to improve airport drainage, rehabilitate a taxiway and install an access gate and ...

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  11. Police: Ex 'went off deep end' killed wife, self at her homeRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Police say a western Pennsylvania man "went off the deep end" when he found out his ex-wife was planning to date again and fatally shot her before killing himself. The Butler County coroner says 43-year-old Lee Ann Negley was shot several times while 44-year-old Todd Negley shot himself once in in the head.

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  12. 3 Veterans Honored & Laid To Rest As Part Of Missing In America ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | CBS Local

    ... Those whose remains were never claimed, or never had a burial, are escorted by police and veterans, from Butler County, to the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Washington County. As the procession passes, firefighters stand at attention and ...

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  13. Police identify couple in Sarver murder-suicideRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | Butler Eagle

    According to Sgt. Rick Healey with the Buffalo Township Police Department, Todd Negley, 44, shot his ex-wife, Lee Ann Negley, 43, multiple times with a 9 mm gun about 6 a.m. The woman was shot in the basement family room of her home at 137 Heathfield Drive, and Todd Negley then shot himself once, according to John Hanovick, Butler County deputy coroner.

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  14. Slippery Rock man charged with witness intimidation from prisonRead the original story

    Monday Aug 15 | Butler Eagle

    ... - including felony witness intimidation. Williams, following the court proceedings, was returned to the Butler County Prison where he's been held since July 27 after allegedly attacking former girlfriend Angela Mankey at her Butler home. City police ...

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  15. Former Broad Street School soldRead the original story

    Monday Aug 15 | Butler Eagle

    The Butler School Board has sold the closed Broad Street Elementary School to the Arc of Butler County for $400,000. The first offer for $475,000 was approved by the board in November, but that agreement was overturned by the newly seated board in December, which requested a review of the district's recent school consolidation.

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  16. Ex-coach goes to jail for sexual assaults of youthsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 14 | Butler Eagle

    A former gymnastics coach who prosecutors say sexually assaulted at least two children over the past 15 years was sent to jail today by a magisterial district court judge. That came after a preliminary hearing in which two victims testified that he told them not to tell anyone about their sexual encounters.

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  17. Flash Flood Warning issued August 11 at 7:03PM EDT expiring August 11 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | WPXI

    PAC005-019-120200- BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED FLASH FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA 703 PM EDT THU AUG 11 2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... WEST CENTRAL ARMSTRONG COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... EAST CENTRAL BUTLER COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... * UNTIL 1000 PM EDT * AT 702 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

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  18. Singer B.E. Taylor dies of brain tumorRead the original story

    Monday Aug 8 | Butler Eagle

    ... and perform. Particularly successful were his Christmas records and tours, which included performances in Butler County. Taylor last performed in Butler County in December 2015, when he was at a Christmas concert at the Community Alliance Church on ...

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  19. Police investigating fatal Butler County motorcycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | WPXI

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  20. Uber expands into Butler CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 4 | Butler Eagle

    The San Francisco-based company will also now pick up passengers in Armstrong and Venango counties. It launched in Pittsburgh in 2014.

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