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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.
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.
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.
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.
City man arrested on drug charges
A West Side man is in jail after police allegedly found suspected marijuana in his apartment. New Castle police arrested Robert Lee Gordon Jr., 39, of Apt. 601, McGrath Manor, at his home after executing a sealed search warrant there Wednesday.
Police seek man in car-truck crash
New Castle police are seeking information about an accident in which a truck hit a car on Highland Avenue Thursday afternoon.
More gunshots reported at Crestview
For the second time in two days, residents of Crestview Gardens were plagued by the sound of morning gunfire.
Edinburg man faces drug, firearms charges
An Edinburg man allegedly caught with drugs in his car earlier this month now faces firearm charges as well. Shenango Township police have re-arrested Mark Anthony Ortiz, 28, of 2678 Benjamin Franklin Highway after they conducted a search of his car following an April 1 traffic stop.
Man jailed for knife threats
A New Castle resident has been arrested for allegedly pulling a knife on two people. Union Township police charged Harry Boatner Jr., 64, of Skyview Towers in connection with Thursday’s incident.
Officers wear Amish women’s garb to lure suspect
Two police officers posing as Amish women tried to catch a man who reportedly was exposing himself to Amish children.
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