The accident happened just after 8:00 P.M. on Harmonsburg Road near the intersection of Town Line Road. One car, half way over an embankment, needed to be chained to a firetruck to try and make sure the vehicle didn't go over the edge. Emergency crews working for over an hour to extricate some of the parties involved. No exact word
This year marks the 29th Annual Ice Rescue Seminar at Dobbin's Landing. With the many ice huts out on Lake Erie, this weekend's seminar aimed to demonstrate useful methods in the case you find yourself or someone else fallen through the ice.
The reports of shots fired came in around 3:30 in the area of east 13th and german streets, police taped off the area, and we're told a home was hit, but likely not the intended target. Meanwhile, around the same time, a gun shot victim showed up to UPMC Hamot in grey Nissan Altima, that was shot on the drivers
The calls came in for reports of structure fire in the 8000 block of Page Road in Wattsburg just after 5:30 Saturday evening. Fire officials tell us about a half dozen departments responded to the call, battling the flames in cold weather, and freezing rain. Official say the fire was fully involved once they arrived. we're told the home is
Hundreds of dog handlers and breeders are gathering at the Bayfront Convention Center this weekend for the American Kennel Club All-Breed Conformation and Obedience Show, hosted by the Erie Kennel Club.
Eire police responded to a call of people being loud early this morning in the 700 block of East 11th Street. Upon arrival they found intoxicated people and evidence of methamphetamine lab. Pennsylvania State police are on the scene as well assisting Erie police.
More than 20 volunteer helped with the study tonight, with one goal in mind, to properly monitor the number of homeless within Erie County, then to get them in touch with the proper resources to turn their problems around. We expect to have results from the survey in the near future. The V.A. was used as central command for this
According to Erie County 911, firefighters were called to the 104 Elm Street around 8:20 Friday night. It took them about 50 minutes to bring the blaze under control. The red cross has been called in to assist six adults and one child. There are no injuries reported at this time, although several pets reportedly died in the fire.
Erie police tell us the shooting happened on the 1100 of East 26th street just before 9 pm. Where a man was shot in the right leg, in what appears to be a drive by shooting. The suspect was last seen driving south on Pennsylvania avenue in a dark vehicle. The victim was transported to UPMC Hamot by Emergycare.
The ceremony took place during halftime of the Erie Bayhawks game at Erie insurance arena. These five individuals were recognized for their efforts in saving the lives of a total of sixteen people. Two of the people saved were in cardiac arrest while the other fourteen were saved by two employees who were first on the scene of a house
The plaza announcing today on their facebook page that the staple of the shopping plaza will indeed be replaced. VCG properties, the owner of the plaza, said in a statement this announcement allows the company to embark on a construction project as early this spring. Barring a last minute investor, crews will begin razing the iconic theater. The company said
The family of Rosemary Dean, the victim of the Route 77 fire in Centerville earlier this week, is looking to the community's support in their time of need. Earlier this week, Rosemary Dean lost her home in a chimney fire, the same home that she and her husband Bruce combined their families and raised their children in. This past November,
January 23rd, 2015 As the manager of Presque Isle State Park gets set to retire, he's reflecting on his decades of service. March 20th will mark the end of an era for the park. After 38 years in the state park system, and 25 years on duty at Presque Isle, park manager Harry Leslie will retire. Leslie replaced Gene Giza,
JANUARY 23, 2015-- A petition online is sparking conversation as Millcreek Township School District has planned to change its spring break schedule for next school year. For the present school year Millcreek Township School District changed the week long spring break time frame to just four days off, the Friday and Monday of Easter. The change came as a result of
January 23rd, 2015 There have been several chimney fires in our area in less than one week, resulting in several people losing their homes. There are some things you can do as far as chimney maintenance. If you have a chimney sweep come to your home, make sure they're certified and that they follow the NFPA fire code. Some chimney
JANUARY 23, 2015-- The Summary Appeal scheduled for this morning for a state trooper involved in a fatal accident has been canceled. Frederick Schimp filed a notice of appeal at the Erie County Courthouse in December. He was found guilty of careless driving--unintentional death and failure to stop at a stop sign, following the fatal accident at route 98 and Sterretania
JANUARY 23, 2015-- The Erie Kennel Club is hosting its annual dog show at the Bayfront Convention Center this weekend. Preparations are underway for the show that will bring in more than 800 dogs. The Show begins on Saturday at 9 AM and is $6 dollars for adults.
A man who was on his way to becoming a Pennsylvania State Police Trooper has been arrested by State Police and charged with corruption of minors. Last week 29 year old Joseph White of Hartstown in Crawford County was in the process of becoming a state trooper. As part of the hiring process White took a State Police polygraph test.
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate in December hit its lowest level seen since March of 2008. The State Department of Labor and Industry announced that the commonwealths unemployment rate fell to four point eight percent. That's a decline of three-tenths of a percent. This was the fourth consecutive monthly decline and the ninth decline in 2014. Pennsylvania's rate was eight-tenths of a percent
January 23, 2015- A different kind of Super Bowl is kicking off in Erie this weekend. The 17th annual Souper Bowl brings together dozens of local chefs and restaurants to prove who has the best soup. The proceeds benefit the Sarah Reed Children's Center and the work they do every single day. The Souper Bowl kicks off this Sunday at