April 24, 2015 - Bruce Jenner, an Olympic gold-medalist, reality TV star, father and nowadays, the topic of much controversy over his changing physical appearance. Jenner sat down exclusively with ABC's Diane Sawyer Friday, discussing his journey and where he goes from here. The interview, sparking a national media frenzy, shedding light on the transgender community. Here in Erie, there
It's the perfect combination of haunting and history. Guests took a tour of the BrewErie and learned a lot more about what makes the union station a fascinating piece of Erie history. If you missed out on the tour tonight, don't fret, there is one more chance to get your scares next Wednesday, April 29th, at 7:30 P.M.
A surprise party was held this evening, marking Doris Becker's 90th birthday. The guest of honor first appeared on the playhouse stage back in the 1950's. Among the actors she worked with during that time, Vic Morrow. Doris continued to perform into the 1980's, evening acting while raising her three children in the 60's. Tonight's party was hosted by The
APRIL 24, 2015-- The Erie County Bar Association played host to the annual law day luncheon. More than 650 people attended this year's luncheon to honor local lawyers. Three awards were given out at Law Day to recognize ECBA members for their service to the community. This year featured keynote speaker is former Governor Tom Ridge. Governor Ridge spoke about America's
The Erie Downtown Partnership will begin a three year project to reimburse qualified businesses and property owners who purchase and install outdoor security cameras. According to a press release, the partnership's Economic Restructuring Committee designed the program with the consultation of Mayor Sinnott's office and Erie Police Chief Randy Bowers. Eligible businesses of the partnership's district will be required to
A parasitic pest has made local waters home putting Great Lakes fish in danger. But the battle is on, and biologists are taking the parasite down. Since the 1800's, sea lampreys have been feeding on the fish of the Great Lakes and since, have filled our local creeks and streams. Now, biologists are treating our local waters in an attempt
Sean Ferry of Union City was building a new deer stand last fall when he fell twelve feet, breaking his neck and fracturing his spine. Sean is now a quadriplegic. After his accident he lost his job as a mechanical engineer Now, Sean and his family are in need of help. The medical bills are piling up and the family
Two City of Erie construction projects are slated to begin on Monday, one in Perry Square and the other in Little Italy. The Perry Square Curb Bump-out Project is scheduled to begin on or about April 27, 2015. The work will take place on the northeast corner of Peach Street and South Park Row and the southwest corner of French
It's the perfect combination of haunting and history. You can take a tour of the BrewErie and learn a lot more about what makes the Union Station a fascinating piece of Erie history. The 'Halfway to Halloween Haunted History Tours' are at the BrewErie at Union Station tonight at 8:00 and 10:00 P.M. Tickets are $10.
21 year old Jyvonte Williams is in Erie County Prison today after being charged with felony counts of robbery, receiving stolen property, and weapon charges. According to a criminal complaint, Williams allegedly demanded the victim's purse and phone while pointing a gun at her head and to her thigh. Police say the victim claims $3,000 was stolen in the incident.
Friday, April 24, 2015– Agents from the Office of Attorney General's Child Predator Section this week arrested an Erie County man accused of distributing and possessing child pornography. Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane said the arrest is part of an ongoing effort by her office to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography. This effort has resulted
SafeNet is an organization that provides services for men, women, and children affected by domestic violence and abuse. They say half of the victims within their emergency shelter are children under the age of 12, and that those children look towards SafeNet's Big Backyard as a safe place for them to visit and play. The organization has asked a local
At about 12:20 A.M. police responded to an armed robbery. It happened at West 17th and Liberty Streets. The suspect fled the area on foot after robbing a man of a small amount of money at gunpoint, no injuries were reported. If you have any information on this robbery, contact Erie Police at 870-1120.
Presque Isle has a full list of upcoming activities for families including a student art exhibit and a Mother's Day Cast Iron Breakfast.. The art exhibit is a result of Tom Ridge Environmental Center's 4th Annual Mixed Media Student Art Competition. Students from 1st grade through college entered pieces into this year's Natural Impression's Competition. This year's theme was 'All
Autism is a complex developmental disorder. It's usually noticed in the first three years of life and it's difficult to predict who may be impacted by it. Albert and Rebecca Boorady have two teenage girls on the autism spectrum. When their oldest daughter was diagnosed, it was a lot to take in. But they studied up, met with doctors, and
April 24, 2015- The search is on for suspects involved in overnight armed robberies. One of those robberies happened at a convenience store that is often a target. Police were called to the Circle K on Glenwood Park Avenue around 10:40p.m. According to the officer in charge, the suspect pointed a gun at the clerk, and demanded money. The suspect stole
April 24, 2015- A violent crash sends emergency crews rushing into action in the early morning hours. That crash was reported at 2:30a.m. in the 700 block of Brown Avenue, near its intersection with Liberty Street. When crews arrived, they found two cars, both with heavy damage, and one person trapped in the car. Erie police say an SUV was
Physicians from Saint Vincent Hospital held a training workshop on the basics of suturing, at the Zurn Science Center. The event which pairs students and physicians in a learning environment. Where the physicians instruct as well as inform on the challenges that the students face ahead of them as med school students. The workshop is just one of many interactive
Jr's Last Laugh hosted a benefit for the Fire Fighter's Historical Museum tonight. A sold out crowd gathered to contribute to the museum and help fund the non-profit. The fire fighters historical museum has been around for over four decades, opening in 1974.
Hundreds came to the Bayfront Convention Center for the Crime Victim Center's Third Annual Speaker Series Event. Theo Fleury was the night's keynote speaker, he talking candidly about the sexual abuse he suffered as a child at the hands of a coach, also the problems that followed including struggles with drugs and alcohol. Earlier today, the Stanley Cup Champion spoke