Archive for: December, 2014

Attorney General Kane: Child predator arrests over last week bring total to 160 for 2014

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced that the Child Predator Section arrested six men for the distribution and possession of child pornography over the past

One Book Bradford Season Postponed

By Sandy RhodesA perfect storm of events -- including an arid financial stream and rising costs -- have forced the One Book Bradford committee

Armed Robbery on Summer Street

City Police responded a citizen armed robbery on Summer Street. The victim arrived home and an unknown male demanded money from the victim. The suspect

Frank M. Novosel

Frank M. Novosel, 96, of 102 Laurel Avenue, Kane, died Friday morning, December 5, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital after a brief illness. Born

Wayne D. Rapp

Wayne D. Rapp, 78, of 269 Highland Road, Kane, died Wednesday morning, December 3, 2014 following an extended illness. Born May 26, 1936 in Sackett,

Lewis F. “Junior” Greenman

Port Allegany – Lewis F.”Junior” Greenman, Jr., 87, of, Smethport, formerly of Turtlepoint, died Sunday (November 30, 2014) in the Sena Kean Manor, Smethport. He

Hugh W. Ayers

Hugh W. Ayers, 78, of 13 Lincoln Dale Road, passed away, Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at The Pavilion at BRMC. Born May 13, 1936 in

Brenda P. Skaggs

Brenda P. Skaggs, 75, of 13 Downing Drive, passed away Sunday, November 30, 2014, at UPMC-Hamot Hospital in Erie. Born September 22, 1939, in Olean,

Man Pleads Guilty to Euclid Avenue Crash

The man who was driving nearly 70 mph on Euclid Avenue when his car crashed into a tree, seriously injuring two of his five passengers,

Coudersport Fight Leads to Charges

A fight in Coudersport has led to charges against a Wellsville, New York, man. Police say 35-year-old Michael Knight assaulted 27-year-old Donald Wright of Coudersport

Attempted Homicide/Suicide in Warren County

State police are investigating an attempted homicide and suicide in Warren County. They say Charles Williams stabbed 42-year-old Angel McShane in her Garland home...

Hunter Grazed by Bullett

A hunter was hit in the leg by a bullet Thursday morning after getting into a fight with another hunter on state ...

Man Jailed on Child Porn Charges

A Port Allegany man is facing child pornography charges in Potter County. 26-year-old Christopher Mitchell is accused of having inappropriate contact with a child younger

First Night Cancelled for This Year

First Night Bradford has been cancelled for this year. The organization’s status as a non-profit is in on hold because paperwork wasn’t filed ...

Attorney General Kane announces $3.8 million multi-state settlement with Sirius XM

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane, along with the Attorneys General of 44 states and the District of Columbia, today announced that Sirius XM Radio

One Accused Robbery Conspirator in Court

One of the people accused of staging a robbery to get $200 from a Bradford man was in McKean County Central Court this morning. 21-year-old

Machete Wielder Waives Hearing

The man found with a machete and a knife while Bradford police were at a home checking on the welfare of children has waived his

Pedestrian Runs Into Car on Main Street

A pedestrian attempting to beat a car that had a green light on Main Street ran into the car, and was hurt. City police say

Child Porn Charges Against Limestone Man

Child pornography charges have been filed against a Limestone man. 34-year-old Billy Dixon was arrested following a month-long state police investigation. Dixon is charged...

City of Bradford Police Log for 12/03/14

City of Bradford Police are investigating a sexual assault that was reported Wednesday from Main Street. They are also looking into a theft on...

Man Accused of Endangering Child

A Roulette man is accusing of endangering the welfare of a child. Police charged 41-year-old Marvin Caskey III on Tuesday in connection to an incident

Charges Bound to McKean County Court

Charges against a Bradford man found with a gun stolen from Johnsonburg have been bound to McKean County Court following a preliminary hearing this morning.

Cash Stolen from Ulysses Home

More than $1,400 has been stolen from a Ulysses home. Police say the cash was taken between November 22 and Thanksgiving Day from the Center

St. Marys Mayor Cited for Disorderly Conduct

The mayor of St. Marys was cited for disorderly conduct after an incident last week in Ridgway. Police say Bob Howard went ...

Conewango Creek Nominated for ‘River of the Year’

Conewango Creek in Warren County is in the running for River of the Year in Pennsylvania. It is currently in second place in the

During Awareness Week, PennDOT Highlights Mature Driver Resources

Family, Close Friends Urged to Get Involved, Talk with Older Drivers Harrisburg – With the number of older drivers on the rise in Pennsylvania, PennDOT

Pitt-Bradford students join world record attempt

BRADFORD, Pa. – University of Pittsburgh at Bradford students have joined the University of Pittsburgh’s “Give a Thread” clothing drive, which will attempt to set

Avoid furnace and chimney repair scams this winter

Worried your furnace or chimney may not last the winter? Don't be fooled or rushed into repairs.  Consumers should be wary of companies or contractors that are not

Bradford Man in Catt County Jail

A Bradford man is in Cattaraugus County Jail for attacking someone with a knife last on Thanksgiving Day on Route 219 in Great Valley. 37-year-old

Man Gets Jail Time for Gasoline Attack

The man originally charged with attempted murder for throwing gasoline in the faces of two people in an attempt to set them on...

William Smith

William Carl Smith MT. JEWETT William Carl Smith of Plano, Texas, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday (November 28, 2014)

Pitt-Bradford students to hold symposium on death penalty

BRADFORD, Pa. – Criminal justice students at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold a symposium on capital punishment beginning at 7 p.m. Dec.

Cross Roads Farm and Craft Market Gives Away Cross Bucks

Looking for something to do this Saturday? Take a trip up to Cross Roads Farm and Craft Market. “Great food,

Kids in Burning SUV While Mom Shops

A mother of three will be charged after her children had to be rescued from a burning SUV while she was shopping in the Foster

Westline’s Dusty Trout Stolen

The infamous dusty trout that has been mounted on a wall at the Westline Inn for more than 60 years has been stolen. The

City of Bradford Police Log for 11/27-11/30/14

Besides a burglary on East Avenue and criminal mischief on Welch Avenue over the weekend, City of Bradford Police were called to disturbances on Walker

Santa to Visit Downtown Bradford

Santa will make several appearances this holiday season in historic downtown Bradford. Santa (from the Arcade & Attica North Pole Express) is scheduled to appear

Hearing Waived on Child Sex Charges

A 55-year-old Kane man accused of having sexual contact with his girlfriend’s underage relative in 2012 has waived his preliminary hearing. The victim told McKean

Five men arrested across Pennsylvania on child pornography charges

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of five Pennsylvania men on unrelated charges as part of an ongoing effort to target the

Alva Burdick

Smethport – Alva Burdick, 92, of Smethport, died Friday (November 28, 2014) in the Lakeview Senior Care & Living Ctr., Smethport.She was born Aug 6,

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