Pike County Newswire (Page 4)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pike County, IL. (Page 4)

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  1. The Latest: Governor believes ambush killer is 'monster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KCTV5

    ... FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seek... (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, ...

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  2. Trooper ambush killer sentenced to death in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " The bell atop the Pike County Courthouse last tolled the fate of a condemned killer in the 1980s. Eric Frein, the would-be revolutionary who shot two Pennsylvania troopers, one fatally, in a late-night attack at their barracks, was sentenced to death late Wednesday.

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  3. Bell tolls as police ambush killer gets death sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Gazette

    In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the government.

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  4. Survivalist sentenced to death for murder of PA state trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Eric Matthew Frein exits the Pike County Courthouse with police officers after an arraignment in Milford, Pennsylvania, October 31, 2014.REUTERS/Mark Makela/File Photo A survivalist convicted of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in a 2014 sniper attack that launched a massive manhunt was sentenced to death on Wednesday by jurors. The Pike County jury deliberated for about five hours before returning the verdict in the penalty phase of Eric Frein's trial.

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  5. Death penalty phase closes in Pennsylvania trooper sniper caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WHTC

    The question of whether Eric Frein should be put to death for murdering a state trooper in a 2014 sniper attack that launched a massive manhunt went to a Pennsylvania jury following closing arguments on Wednesday. The same jury at Pike County Courthouse last week convicted Frein, 33, of first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer for fatally shooting Corporal Bryon Dickson II, 38, outside the Blooming Grove barracks.

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  6. Life or death? Eric Frein's fate now in the hands of a juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Philly.com

    In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Milford, Pa.

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  7. Police ambush killer Eric Frein won't testify in bid to save lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Whether on your phone or delivered to your doorstep, the Daily News brings you award-winning coverage of the latest in news, sports, entertainment and more. Pa. police killer Eric Frein won't take stand in bid to spare life, lawyers feared he might try to 'rationalize' ambush Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa., in 2015.

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  8. At Eric Frein trial, sisters describe abusive, alcoholic fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Philly.com

    In this Jan. 5, 2015 file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Milford, Pa.

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  9. Employer Workshop and Job Fair May 4Read the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | Pike Press

    The Pike County Economic Development Corporation and Illinois Department of Employment Security is hosting an Employer workshop and job fair Thursday, May 4, at the Pike County Farm Bureau auditorium, 1301 E Washington St., Pittsfield. The employer workshop will be held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the job fair hiring event will be from 4:30 pm to 6:30 p.m. Methods to enhance the ability to find qualified candidates for employment using Illinoisjoblink.com , an Internet database, will be explained.

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  10. Lions promote literacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Pike Press

    ... b has made a number of donations to organizations from proceeds generated from its various activities, including Pike County Pig Days. (Submitted photo)

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  11. Judge: No competency hearing for killer who refuses to talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the government.

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  12. Police ambush killer's strategy to avoid death: Blame DadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | KSWO

    ... FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seek... MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - As Eric Frein tries to ...

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  13. Slain trooper's widow angry 'I can't grow old with him now'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Oct. 31, 2014, file photo, Eric Frein is escorted by police out of the Pike County Courthouse after his arraignment in Milford, Pa. Frein, a survivalist who shot and killed a Pennsylvania State Police trooper and injured another in an ambush at their barracks, will now fight for his own life following his conviction, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, on capital murder charges.

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  14. Inmate dies after suicide attemptRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Pike Press

    An inmate who attempted suicide Saturday, April 15 while being held in the Pike County Jail has died from injuries inflicted in the attempt.

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  15. Grand opening event set for Pike County All Wars MuseumRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A museum that honors military veterans in western Illinois is poised to officially open and it's going to be a lot bigger than originally planned. The Quincy Herald-Whig reports the grand opening for the Pike County All Wars Museum in Pittsfield will be held on Saturday.

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  16. Defense attorney focuses on saving Frein from death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Outside the courthouse after the verdict had been announced, Eric Frein's defense attorney William Ruzzo said the defense's attention is shifting to convince the jury that his client does not deserve the death penalty. "Despite some dastardly acts that he may have committed, and he did commit according to the jury, beyond a reasonable doubt, Eric deserves to live," Ruzzo said amid a heavy rain outside the Pike County Courthouse after the jury had reached their verdict.

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  17. Man who led authorities on 7-week manhunt convicted in state trooper's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | CBC News

    Eric Frein is shown on Oct. 31, 2014 being escorted by police into the Pike County Courthouse for his arraignment in Milford, Pa. A survivalist who shot and killed a Pennsylvania State Police trooper and injured another in an ambush at their barracks will now fight for his own life following his conviction on capital murder charges.

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  18. Pennsylvania survivalist convicted of murdering state trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Eric Matthew Frein exits the Pike County Courthouse with police officers after an arraignment in Milford, Pennsylvania, October 31, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Makela A Pennsylvania jury convicted survivalist Eric Frein on Wednesday of murdering a state trooper in a 2014 sniper attack that triggered a massive manhunt.

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  19. Pickings from Pike's PastRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | Pike Press

    The Pike county board of supervisors was in session the week of April 18. There were many new members, but no business of great importance. Nobody asked them to build a railroad as some had stated would be done.

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  20. Delivery men may have to come armedRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | Pike Press

    ... out and left the area before 4:30 a.m.' Illinois had its first bobcat hunting season last November- January and Pike County led the state with 11 harvested bobcats. It was the first hunting season for the animal in 40 years. The bobcat had been on ...

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