News Live 365: January 14th, 2019

Fatal Accident in Venango County

PSP Franklin
State Troopers in Venango County are investigating the scene of a fatal sunday afternoon accident. At around 4:15 Sunday afternoon an anonymous driver was ejected from their vehicle after they collided with a utility pole on State Highway 157 in Cranberry Township.

 

Predator Priest gets up to 14 Years Prison

Office of PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro
On Friday afternoon In Brookville Pennsylvania David Poulson was sentenced to two and a half to 14 years in prison for corruption of minors and endangering the welfare of children. Poulson was formerly a Catholic Priest serving in the Erie Diocese; he pled guilty to counts of both charges in October from when he served at churches in Cambridge Springs and Fryburg.

 

Study Reveals Breaking Law is Common Practice of Philly Contractors

News Service via Keystone News Connection
The Keystone Research Center has revealed the results of a study showing contractors in the Philadelphia area are routinely violating labor laws and cheating their customers. According to their report on the study, construction companies in the southeast are cheating workers out of wages and benefits, operating dangerously, and not properly training employees.

 

Hit and Run Truck Sought by Police

PSP Meadville
Authorities in Crawford County are searching for the driver of a hit and run vehicle that hospitalized 72 year old Brenda McMaster after running a stop sign on Mercer Pike and colliding with her vehicle at about 11am on Friday morning. The vehicle is described as a Toyota Tacoma, blue or grey in color with heavy front end damage. Anyone with information should call the Meadville State Police at (814)332-6911.

 

$93,000 Grant Awarded to Clean Clarion River

Office of Rep. Donna Oberlander
The Clarion County Conservation District has been awarded a Department of Environmental Protection grant of $93,000. The money is intended to be used to upgrade a system treating heavily polluted runoff from a mine along the Clarion river.

 

FBI Raids Home and Office of Scranton Mayor

Radio PA
In the city of Scranton there are more questions than answers after the FBI raided the home and office of Mayor Bill Courtright. Neither the FBI nor mayor have commented on the raid which went down last Wednesday.