News Live 365: December 19th, 2017

Man Arrested for Sunday Stabbing

Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Meadville
Nicholas Tingley of Conneaut Lake was arrested Sunday morning for the stabbing of an unidentified man. State Police allege that Tingley stabbed the other man in his abdomen at 12:30 in the morning during some kind of dispute in Crawford County’s East Fallowfield Township Tingley was arrested after being discharged from Meadville Medical Center, his victim went to UPMC Horizon in Greenville and was airlifted to Pittsburgh.


Police: Woman Flees Scene of Accident

Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Corry
Slushy, icy, snow covered, roads were attributed to multiple accidents in the latter parts of last week but there were few injuries. State Police say 54 year old Amy Higgins left the scene of an accident on Route 6 in Union Township after her car traveled 180 feet through a ditch causing severe damage. It’s unknown what injuries Higgins suffered if any.


PA Judge Restores Contraception Coverage to ACHA

Source: Radio PA, Press Office of Attorney General Mike Shapiro
The office of PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro convinced a federal judge in Philadelphia to issue an injunction which freezes an executive order by President Trump allowing employers to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage to female employees. In a press release Shapiro said access to contraception was guaranteed under the law, “Congress hasn’t changed the law, so the President can’t simply ignore it with an illegal rule.”


SUV Hits Saegertown School Bus

Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Meadville
Nobody was injured when a car collided with a school bus on icy roads in Hayfield Township, Crawford County. On Friday December 15th a bus was returning students home from school when a motorist lost control of their car on Knapp Road and slid right into the bus. The bus was capable of leaving the scene but the SUV was too badly damaged and had to be towed.


No Injuries in Whippoorwill Road Collision

Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Franklin
A head on collision involving a family of five yielded no injuries on Whippoorwill road in Venango County. About 1:30 Sunday afternoon the driver of a Subaru Legacy lost control and began a clockwise spin at a bend in the road and collided with a Dodge Durango containing two adults and three children including one toddler and one newborn. Seneca VFD and Venango Towing and Recovery helped state police clear the scene.


State Senator Ends Congressional Run

Source: Radio PA
A Pennsylvania State Senator is ending their bid for Congress among allegations of sexual impropriety. Democrat Daylin Leach will remain in the State Senate despite calls from Governor Tom Wolf he resign. Leach said he will cooperate with the State Senate’s leadership to address and investigate the allegations.