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The state police at the New Castle Station have issued an alert that they will be conducting various sobriety checkpoints through the county during the Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30 through Sept. 2.

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Two drivers have been arrested for driving under the influence as the result of a July 31 accident in Slippery Rock Township that injured a New Castle woman. 

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An Ohio man is wanted after he ran a posted stop sign last Friday on Highland Avenue and caused an accident that injured multiple people and disengaged a boat that was being towed, police said. 

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There’s been a lot of talk lately by Lawrence County and city officials regarding blight and what to do about the eyesore, ramshackle buildings that are preventing both future development and a positive perception of the community.

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By a 4-1 vote, New Castle city council on Thursday night approved the revised Act 47 exit plan aimed at ending the city’s financially distressed status by 2022.

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A Mahoningtown couple are accused of abusing a 5-month-old baby girl, who hospital experts said was diagnosed with broken ribs, skull fractures and other injuries.

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HARRISBURG — A legislative proposal to create a pipeline oversight board intended to provide greater transparency and reassure the public that the infrastructures are safe is running into resistance.

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Employees who have worked for Lawrence County government for a decade received special recognition Tuesday.

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Lawrence County commissioner Bob Del Signore last night took exception to comments made earlier this month by New Castle city council. But he didn’t change the minds of anyone on council.

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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police announced that troopers made 20,143 driving-under-the-influence (DUI) arrests in 2018, which reflects a one percent increase from the total number of DUI arrests (19,963) in 2017. In addition, troopers investigated 4,926 DUI-related crashes in 2018.

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HARRISBURG — Five of the nine casinos and betting parlors in Pennsylvania that offer sports wagering now take bets online, and the remaining four will likely soon join them, a representative of the state Gaming Control Board said Monday.

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HARRISBURG – In the nation’s largest full-time state Legislature, many lawmakers have second jobs.

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Tracy Scaravino, Perkins’ manager, said she was in the kitchen when she heard the crash, went out to investigate and said the female driver seemed to be OK, but said she was hungry and need to eat. Scaravino then graciously went inside and got her an order of Eggs Benedict until fire and ambulance personnel arrived.

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HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday announced a sweeping plan to use an executive order to combat gun violence while waiting for the General Assembly to tackle the issue.

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HARRISBURG – Pennsylvanians made an average of 655 complaints about robocalls a day in 2018, according to federal data.

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Edward DeMoss Clark, 87, of Oil City passed away on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at Penn Highlands Brookville. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Gardinier Funeral Home Inc., 1315 Chestnut St., Franklin, PA 16323.

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