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February 11, 2014

On the Record: Today’s births and police items

NEW CASTLE — Births

JAMESON HOSPITAL


To Tara Passel and Josh Morris, both of New Castle, a daughter on Feb., 8, 2014.

To Jennifer and Roger Brenneman of Ellwood City, a daughter on Feb. 8, 2014.

To Jesse Collins and Chris Quinn Sr., both of New Castle, a daughter on Feb. 7, 2014.

To Sarah and Brandon Hartley of New Castle, a son on Feb. 9, 2014.

OUT OF TOWN

To Amanda and Mark Palladino of New Castle, a daughter on Feb. 4, 2014, in Sharon Regional Hospital.

Police

STATE


•Accident. Police said a 2006 Jaguar driven by Renee Harshbarger, 55, of Girard, Ohio, was westbound on Route 376 in Union Township at 11:30 a.m. Sunday and slid off the road and into a guide rail as she approached the ramp from Route 422. No injuries were reported. The car sustained front-end damage and was towed.

•Accidents. A car occupied by three unnamed 17-year-olds crashed at 11:30 p.m. Jan. 27 on Route 376 in Neshannock Township. Police said one of the occupants grabbed the steering wheel and causing the driver to lose control of the car. No injuries were reported.

•Accident. Police said Lucas J. Christman, 19, of Petersburg, Ohio, was driving east on Beaver Dam Road in Little Beaver Township at 4 a.m. on Saturday and lost control of his car on the icy road. It slid off the highway and struck a tree, then spun and stopped facing east in the westbound lane. Police said the driver sustained minor injury. He was cited for driving at unsafe speed.

 

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  • Police.jpg Man, 61, accused of raping girl

    A Wayne Township man is lodged in the Lawrence County jail, accused of raping a 14-year-old girl. Steven Louis Haynes, 61, of 4626 Ellwood Road was charged by state police in an alleged incident that occurred in February or April of last year at his home.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • fire.jpg Fire marshal probes cause of blaze

    A city police fire marshal said he hasn’t ruled yet on a blaze that ravaged two Taylor Street houses. Chris Fabian, who was at the fire scene for the duration Monday morning, said the blaze that displaced three families started in the back of a yellow, two-story duplex at 602 Taylor St.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wilson.jpg Man accused of making bomb threats

    A Sheep Hill man is in the county jail after allegedly threatening to kill a woman with a pipe bomb. New Castle officers and three members of the Pittsburgh police bomb squad went to the tan and brick two-story house at 116 W. Balph Ave. Monday to look for Daniel William Wilson, 36, who lives there.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police.jpg Home invasion suspect out of hospital, in jail

    A man shot during an alleged home invasion has been released from the hospital and jailed. Richard Andrew Javens, 43, of 3063 McClelland Ave. was discharged from Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh Saturday and immediately taken into custody on a warrant.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police.jpg City man to answer Wyoming drug charges first

    A North Hill man arrested for allegedly having guns and drugs in his house is being extradited to Wyoming. After that, Michael Antonini IV, 21, will face multiple drug charges in Lawrence County, according to New Castle Police Chief Bobby Salem.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fire.jpg Photo, Video, Story: Three families homeless after fire ravages two houses

    Bronte Baxter was at home with her two babies Monday when she saw flames at the back of her house. “I was in the living room and saw fire in the kitchen,” the resident of 602 Taylor St. said. “I thought, ‘Oh my gosh,’ and I went upstairs to get my phone.”

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Uncle of boy hurt at park lauds rescuers

    An uncle of the boy who fell at McConnell’s Mill State Park lauded rescue workers for their efforts. The Rev. Keith Karns said he arrived to find crews in the midst of a grueling, three-hour effort.

    April 15, 2014

  • fire.jpg VIDEO: City blaze ignites neighboring home

    A fire that started in a duplex at 532 Taylor St. today ignited a neighboring home. Three families were displaced by the blaze that broke out around 9:30 a.m. and destroyed both two-story structures.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • fire.jpg Teen injured at McConnell’s Mill

    A teenage boy was listed in fair condition yesterday at a Pittsburgh hospital after a fall Saturday at McConnell’s Mill State Park.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police.jpg Official: New fad drug found in search

    Marijuana butter, an up-and-coming fad, was among the suspected drugs police seized Friday, along with guns and money.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

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