Radio News for April 20th, 2017

Man Threatens Wife with Knife, Throws Ax at Her

Michael Roseman chased his wife around their home with a large knife

Pleasantville, PA –

Michael Roseman of Pleasantville was arrested Monday night for menacing his wife around their house with a large knife and making threats against her. When Mrs. Roseman left with an unidentified male Michael allegedly threw an ax at them while they tried to call 911. Roseman has been charged with making terroristic threats, simple assault, and recklessly endangering another person and is currently in Venango County Jail awaiting bail.


Fire Destroys Crawford County Home

Cause of the fire still being investigated

Cambridge Township, PA –

A home was destroyed by a Fire in Cambridge Township that started between 2 and 3am Tuesday Morning. The by the time fire crews reached the scene the fire had already spread to some nearby vehicles, one occupant was home but escaped without injury. Firefighters were only able to contain the fire and keep it from spreading further by the time they arrived because the fire was already fully involved. The second floor was already collapsing into the first which was burning down into the basement and had spread to a camper and half a dozen non-running vehicles that were being used for parts, it also damaged a family car. No estimate has been given for the monetary damages but the home was not insured.


SUV Hits School Bus the Flees Scene

No students were injured

Erie, PA –

Erie PD is searching for a driver and SUV that collided with a school bus after skipping a stop sign at the intersection of East 25th and German Street and then fled the scene. It was around 3:20pm when the truck hit the front door of the bus but nobody was hurt. Two students were aboard the bus which had been taking them home from school and had to exit the bus by the rear emergency door.


Free Admission to National Parks This Weekend

National Park Week Celebrates the 100th Birthday of the National Park Service

This week is National Park Week which means free admission to all National Parks in the United States this weekend. The first National Park in the nation was Yellowstone which was created by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1873, the National Park Service was founded in 1917. The National Park System includes 59 National Parks and another 358 cultural and heritage sites around the county – access to all 417 sites will be free to the public on Saturday and Sunday.


“Contractor” Receives Third Charge of Fraud

Chad Eckenrode has been charged with home improvement fraud again

Linesville, PA –

A former ‘contractor’ from Meadville named Chad Eckenrode is already serving a prison sentence in Albion for home improvement fraud in Crawford County, and is facing a trial for the same in Venango County. Now he is getting hit with a whole new set of charges for the crime in Linesville, his third charge of home improvement fraud in 18 months.