September 29, 2014 - The Erie Insurance Arena underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in recent years, making the venue large enough to attract and accommodate larger traveling shows. Everyone from Elton John to Teresa Caputo to the Trans Siberian Orchestra have been booked to fill the arena with their art. "Rock the Lakes" did more than rock the arena, it
September 29th, 2014 State Police in Mercer County are investigating a murder tonight and they're asking for the public's help. An autopsy was conducted today on 60-year-old Michael Johns Sr. who's body was found along Irishtown Road near where it intersects with State Road 58 in Pine Township in Mercer County. John's death has been ruled a homicide. The police
Halloween's a month away, and if you're ready for a scare, Eeriebyss Factory of Terror might be the place for you. This two story haunted house isn't for the faint of heart. Every weekend the building comes to life with spooky sound effects, powerful imagery, and about 100 actors who are waiting to scare each guest who passes through. This
Real estate agent, Beverly Lyn Carter, went missing on Friday during a scheduled house showing in Arkansas. Arkansas police currently have someone in custody, but Carter is still missing. Officials from Coldwell Banker Select Realtors told us Monday night that they take certain measures to stay safe. Most importantly – They try to meet with any potential client in their
September 29, 2014 - It's a groundbreaking new law, one that takes a different stance on sexual assaults on college campuses. It's California's "Yes Means Yes" law, which changes the definition of consent to "a clear, affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity," steering away from the traditional "no means no" concept. It's an attempt to make
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014-- A man who sexually assaulted two girls was sentenced today to time in prison. Dale Hodges was sentenced to several charges including involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child. The 51-year-old will face 10 to 20 years in prison for one set of charges and 5 to 10 years in prison for another set of charges. That will
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014-- An Erie man accused of distributing child pornography is sentenced this morning in the Erie County Courthouse. Aaron Crossman was sentenced on charges including distributing and possessing child pornography and criminal use of a communications facility. Crossman was sentenced to 11 ½ years to 23 years in Erie County Prison. He will also serve 2 years probation.
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014-- An Erie man's charges are bound for trial after he allegedly assaulted a neighborhood watch official. Toby Shaffer, 45, faces charges including aggravated assault and robbery. Del Birch of the East Bayfront Neighborhood Watch group was reportedly assaulted by Shaffer back in July. During a preliminary hearing this afternoon, Judge Sue Mack bound all of the charges over
September 29, 2014 - The Pa. Court of Judicial Discipline has determined not to suspend Erie Judge Stephanie Domitrovich as she faces ethics charges. The Pa. Judicial Conduct Board filed ethics charges against Domitrovich back in July. The complaint states that Domitrovich was critical, impatient and disrespectful in the courtroom. She is charged with six counts of judicial misconduct. Domitrovich's
September 29, 2014 - Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook has made an identification of the man whose body was found near railroad tracks in the area of West 14 and Liberty streets this Saturday, and who died shortly after being taken to UPMC Hamot that same day. Chris Parker, 29, of Wattsburg is the man who died: the cause of
September 29, 2014- On the twenty first of September a woman was walking near the corner of East 4th and Parade Streets. It was about 9:30 in the morning when, she told police, a young black man ran up to her from behind, jerked the purse from her grip and kept on running. The woman's arm was injured in the
September 29, 2014 - The Erie Police Department is continuing to look for the suspect who shot a 17 year old in the buttocks in the East 25th and Wallace streets area late Saturday evening; however, the investigation has reached somewhat of a standstill. Lieutenant Stan Green, Community Affairs Officer, said in interview today that the investigation is lacking cooperation
We're off to Titan Tool Company in Fairview for this week's Made in AmERIca. Since 1920, this family owned company has been providing the marketplace with stud drivers and stud removers, all of them made in America, made right here. Titan Tool has been specializing in stud driving since 1920. That's a lot of years and a lot of experience,
Accused cop killer Eric Frein has eluded law enforcement officials at every turn, using his military background and survival skills to disappear in the woods of northeastern Pennsylvania. So we turned to a local expert about just how difficult this search is going to be. Edinboro senior, Tim Green, has 16 years of hunting and camping experience under his belt.
September 28, 2014 - Family First Sports Park hosted their third annual Erie Admirals' Elite Challenge Cup this weekend, with final championships and awards the big draw for Sunday afternoon. One hundred sixteen youth teams from across Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Indiana, Kentucky and even Canada took over all 15 outdoor soccer fields at Family First. "I think, you know
September 28, 2014 - A nine-year-old boy is remembered Sunday, thanks to efforts from some of Erie's biker community. The first annual Cowabunga Poker Run kicked off at noon, to remember Jax Stone who died two months ago from brain cancer. The event's organizer, Missy Rininger, worked with Jax's mom and said she thought bringing her biker friends together for a
September 28, 2014 - The Golden Corral on Peach Street closed Sunday after a car drove into the building. According to restaurant general manager John Cartmell, just before noon an elderly man driving a white Cadillac DeVille pulled into a handicap parking space and hit the gas instead of the brakes. The car took out a parking sign and ripped
According to the Chautuaqua County Sheriff's office 52 year old Brenda McClelland of Ripley New York was traveling east on Brownell road around 12:30 this morning in the town of French Creek, when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. McClelland was transported to Corry Memorial hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Erie Police are investigating a shooting from last night. According to police a 17 year old male arrived at UPMC Hamot around 11:30 p.m. with a gun shot wound to his buttocks. It happened in the area of East 25th and Wallace. There are suspects at this time.
September 27, 2014 - Thanks to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, "Rock the Lakes" is bringing Christian music to the greater Erie region. Just before the doors opened, we stopped by the Erie Insurance Arena to get a feel from organizers and fans alike. " It's a lot of little stuff now that the artists are showing up and a lot