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Four People Charged in Death of Five Year-old

Four people have been charged in connection with the death of a five year-old boy in February in Ridgway.    The Elk County District Attorney’s

Man Jailed for Selling Crack, Possessing Heroin

A Bradford man is accused of selling crack cocaine to a confidential informant with the McKean County Drug Task Force Thursday night on Bushnell Street.

Attorney Wants DUI Testimony Omitted

The attorney for Paul Morrisroe of Marshburg argued in McKean County Court Thursday that testimony concerning alcohol consumption by his client should not be allowed

YWCA to Honor Two Area Leaders

Jeanie Satterwite and Brooke Kane-Walker will receive the YWCA’s Leader and Young Leader honors at 19th Leader Luncheon on June 7 at the University of

Zmuda Sentenced to Probation

The former interim fire chief of Bradford has been sentenced in McKean County Court on charges he stole money from his aunt’s bank account in

Human Remains Unearthed

A person doing work on his property in the Town of Cherry Creek unearthed human remains that authorities now believe are about 100 years old.

Cuba, NY, Residents Charged for Selling Drugs in Bradford

Two Cuba, New York, residents have been arrested for selling drugs in Bradford. On Friday, the McKean County Drug Task Force, with Bradford City police

Cleaning Up in McKean County

Jim Clark, Rixford, and Gary Falk, Port Allegheny, both PA CleanWays Members, assisted the Upper Allegheny Watershed Association with their highway clean-up on Route 6

Textalyzer Under Consideration in NY State

New York State Senate bill S632 could soon allow police to use a device that reveals calls and text messages on your phone following an

Pedestrian Struck and Killed

An 88 year-old man was struck and killed Sunday morning after being hit by a car in Chautauqua County. Sheriff’s deputies says that 88 year-old

One Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A person was killed and another injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon near a rest area on Route 6 in Hamlin Township.  Police radio

Fire Crews Battle Wildfires in Commmonwealth

Area firefighters battled several wildfires Sunday in the commonwealth.  Five companies from McKean and Elk counties worked a wildfire in Sergeant Township that destroyed eight

Next Heroin Hearing is Thursday

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is holding its next hearing on the heroin and opioid crisis in the Commonwealth on Thursday. This will be the

Fire at Johnsonburg Home and Garage

A fire early Monday morning damaged a house and garage in Johnsonburg.  Fire Chief Bob Dickey says the blaze started in the garage and spread

Anniversary of Huge Water Main Break

Today is the one year anniversary of the water main break near the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford that drained the Bradford City Water Authority

Man Accused of Ramming Truck With his Car

A Smethport man is facing multiple charges after being accused of ramming another vehicle with three people in it.  Court records say that Smethport Police

Police Chase Leads to Charges

A complaint of reckless driving led to drug charges against an Olean man. State police say the complaint came from the Town of Portville Saturday

Bread Truck Crashes Into Porch

A Stroehmann Bread truck went out of control and hit an apartment building last week in Potter County. Police say 24-year-old Kyle Vaughn of Bolivar,

Dog Found Shot in Elk County

Ridgway-based state police are investigating a case of animal cruelty. They say a chow mix dog had been shot and left along Boone Mountain Road

Coudy Can Use Water Wells Again

Coudersport can start using drinking water wells that had been out of service since a spill at a JKLM Energy well pad in Sweden Township

Andover Man Facing Sex Charges

An Andover, NY man is accused of sexual abuse of a child.  Police say that 62 year-old Earl Witter had sexual contact with a child

Woman Dies in Crash

A woman died Saturday night in a one vehicle crash in the Town of Andover.  Police say that 60 year-old Betty Matison was traveling north

Man Dies in Farming Accident

 A man died Saturday afternoon in a farming accident on 28th Creek Road in Gerry.  Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies found 18 year-old Alan Harding under

Bradford Man Facing Sexual Abuse of Minor

A Bradford man is facing several charges relating to the sexual assault of a 10 year-old girl over a two and a half year period.

Travel Back to the 80s With BLT

The Awesome 80’s Prom is Next Weekend People always tell you that high school is the best days of your life, and Bradford Little Theatre’s

Bolivar Man Charged After Crash

A Bolivar, NY man is facing numerous charges after a one vehicle accident early Saturday morning in Eldred.  Police say that 31 year-old Joseph Hosmer

Man Killed in Snowmobile Accident

A man died late Saturday night after his snowmobile struck another sled head-on.  Sheriff’s deputies say that a snowmobile, driven by 28 year-old William Rick

Salamanca Man Charged With Rape

A Salamanca man is charged with rape. Salamanca Police arrested 38-year-old Benjamin Bloomfield in connection to incidents involving a 21-year-old woman. They didn’t release any

Man Charged for Driving Snowmobile Drunk

A Mayville, New York, man is accused of driving a snowmobile on a public road while his blood alcohol content was more than 3 times

Woman Pleads to Child Endangerment Charge

A Bradford woman pleaded guilty Thursday to endangering the welfare of her five year-old son.  Court records indicate that 31 year-old Misty Good allowed 31

Bfd Woman Pleads to Five Different Cases

A Bradford woman pleaded guilty Thursday to five difference cases, including one where she tried to rundown a Bradford City Police officer.  33 year-old Amber

Former Employee of Minich Electric Charged

A Bradford man is accused of stealing over $77,000 from his employer.  US District Court indictments say that 29 year-old Tyler Little, who worked as

Man Facing Charges After Traffic Stop

A Coudersport man has been charged in connection with a traffic stop on January 31 in Bradford.  Police stopped 23 year-old Samuel Hankins for operating

7th Grade Substitute Teacher Charged

A middle school substitute teacher has been charged with posing as a woman online to get an underage girl to send him nude photos. 26-year-old

Man Charged for Assaulting Child

A Bradford man is accused of assaulting a child.   Court records say that, more than once, 35-year-old Michael Holden threw the child onto a

Cause of Death: Gunshots

Warren County’s deputy coroner has released the cause of death of an 18-year-old who was killed February 5.   Ed Lloyd says Marcus Mattson of

Man Charged With Stealing Cemetery Headstones

A Gowanda man is accused of stealing headstones from cemeteries in Gowanda and Springville.  Police have charged 21 year-old Shawn Blanc with felony cemetery desecration

Two Hurt in Minard Run Road Crash

Two people were hurt in a crash this morning on Minard Run Road, just west of Route 646. Police say a vehicle driven by 31-year-old

Charges Against Accused Worth W. Smith Thief Bound to Court

Charges against a Bradford woman accused of stealing more than a quarter of a million dollars from Worth W. Smith over a 10-year period have

Fugitive Arraigned on Multiple Charges

A fugitive from justice in McKean County who was picked up Monday at the Seneca Allegany Casino has been arraigned on three cases in district

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