Crash Knocks Out Power in Small Area
Pennsylvania State Police, Meadville
Electricity was knocked out in portions of East Fallowfield Township Crawford County on Sunday morning when a pickup crashed into a utility pole. Walter Litwin was driving too fast for road conditions according to state troopers, and slid right off the road while trying to take a curve, striking the pole and a mailbox with his Silverado.
Dangerous Dog Reported, Attacks Man in Knox
Pennsylvania State Police, Clarion
In Clarion County troopers are investigating reports of a dangerous dog running loose near the village of Knox. The dog attacked two other dogs at a home on Best avenue and then bit their owner when he tried to intervene. The dog is being described as a tan or cream colored dog of unknown breed and a smaller build, call (814)226-1710 if you have information or encounter the animal.
SCOTUS Dismisses Republican Appeal to Court Ruling
In January the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that the current congressional voting districts for Commonwealth were unfairly drawn and violated the State’s constitution, Republicans in the party leadership sought an injunction in Federal Court. The Supreme Court of the United States decided not to issue an injunction on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision on the commonwealth’s voting districts. This means that the General Assembly only has until the end of this calendar week to submit new voting districts for approval by the governor before the court redraws the districts on it’s own.