Radio News for February 9th, 2017

Flooding Closes Roads

Crawford County, PA –

According to 511pa the following roads were still closed this morning due to flooding in Crawford County:

Route 1041 from Centerville to White Road in Rome Township

Mackey Hill Road North of Cambridge springs

Main Street between Church Street and The Perry Highway in Geneva

511pa has real time information on over 40,000 miles of Pennsylvania roadways including travel and weather information; you can also access hundreds of traffic cameras to see conditions for yourselves and track the locations of snow plows. Remember that if you encounter standing water while driving it is inadvisable to cross; roads could be washed out underneath the water or strong currents can pull your vehicle off the road. All it takes is water deep enough to reach the exhaust stall your vehicle and leave you stranded in the road.


Police Deputy Involved in Ohio Shooting

Ashtabula County, OH –

An Ashtabula Sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded a man in Geneva Township Ohio yesterday afternoon. Neither the identity of the wounded man nor the deputy have been released but Sheriff Bill Johnson did reveal the deputy was responding a a domestic disturbance. Sheriff Johnson said that they were still sorting through details and that more information would be released this morning. Investigators from the Ohio State Police are working the case.


Woman Finally Arraigned on Charges Related to January Shootout

Erie, PA –

Ida Bush of Erie was arraigned yesterday on charges related to a full on gun battle with her husband on New Year’s Eve. It took this long for Mrs. Bush’s arraignment because during the course of the shoot out her husband Joe wounded her in the stomach. Ida (61) and her husband Joe (72) attacked each other with firearms on New Year’s Day and exchanged gunfire until Ida was wounded. They have both been charged with two counts of Felony Aggravated Assault and Misdemeanor reckless endangerment.


Clarion’s New Police Chief

Clarion, PA –

The City of Clarion has a new Police Chief in a man named William “Bill” Peck. Peck was chosen to replace Clarion’s former top cop Mark Hall who was fired for allegedly paying himself money he was not contracted to earn. Chief Peck is a 25 year veteran who previously served as one of Clarion’s detectives. His first orders of business as Chief will be to establish a more visible police presence in downtown Clarion and to acquire newer and better equipment for the force.