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Tri County Report For January 16th, 2019

Tri County Report For January 16th, 2019

Today is day one of term two for Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.  The York County democrat took the oath of office Tuesday afternoon on the fountain side of the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg.  During his speech, Wolf said Pennsylvania has gone from being a state at a crossroads to a state on a comeback.…

Tri County Report For January 15th, 2019

Tri County Report For January 15th, 2019

A Beaver Falls man will be sentenced next month after being found guilty of severely injuring a baby.  John Crawford was found guilty Friday on six counts after an incident in November 2017.  The four-month-old boy was taken to UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh with a broken leg and bleeding on the brain, which many…

Tri County Report For January 11th, 2019

Tri County Report For January 11th, 2019

The New Castle News is reporting a Wampum man accused of strangling a newborn boy to death and encasing his body in cement has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. 39 year old Christopher Kennedy is charged with criminal homicide in the death of the newborn. Police allege Kennedy had a sexual relationship with…

Tri County Report For January 9th, 2019

Tri County Report For January 9th, 2019

Members of the Lawrence County District Attorney’s Special Investigations Unit joined forces with the New Castle City Narcotics Department and the Union Township Police Department for a drug bust Monday. According to the departments facebook page he law enforcement agencies seized around 13 ounces of suspected crystal meth and two ounces of suspected heroin, with a…

Tri County Report For January 8th, 2019

Tri County Report For January 8th, 2019

The New Castle News is reporting Five people are in the Lawrence County jail, accused of holding a pregnant woman against her will, restraining her by taping her arms and legs, gagging her and beating her with a hammer and a board, then abducting her. All five individuals were charged Sunday and arraigned Monday and placed in…

Tri County Report For January 4th, 2019

Tri County Report For January 4th, 2019

Dozens of employees at Ellwood City Medical Center are hoping the paychecks they get today won’t bounce.  Employees told KDKA-TV that the hospital’s financial crisis is so bad that their last checks bounced and their health insurance carrier cancelled their policies over unpaid bills.  A Florida-based company took over the struggling hospital in 2017, but…

Tri County Report For January 3rd, 2019

Tri County Report For January 3rd, 2019

A missing elderly woman from Moon is found after a police pursuit in Lawrence County.  Authorities say Suzanne Rabosky was picked up Friday night on Route 108 in North Beaver Township after being spotted committing several traffic violations.  The 71-year-old was suffering from dementia, according to state police. Four people from Mercer County were arrested…

Tri County Report For December 20th, 2018

Tri County Report For December 20th, 2018

The New Castle News is reporting that charges against 19 year old Kyle Harris of New Castle in connection with a fatal shooting have been held over for court. Harris is accused of shooting 15 year old Zack Milford of New Castle at a North Liberty Street home back on December 8th. A gun that…

Tri County Report For December 18th, 2018

Tri County Report For December 18th, 2018

A man and woman were flown to the hospital after head-on collision in New Castle. WFMJ-TV reports the accidents took place on the Mahoning Avenue Bridge around 7:30 last night. That road was closed for about an hour and a half following the accident. No other details were available. Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an…

Tri County Report For December 17th, 2018

Tri County Report For December 17th, 2018

The New Castle News reports a Sharon man was arraigned on Friday on charges in connection with a burglary at a grocery store in Farrel. 24 year old Robert Zeman is being charged with burglary, criminal trespass along with several other charges. The incident took place at the Farrell Golden Dawn on New Castle Road…