News Live 365: May 14th, 2018

High End Lawn Mower Theft in Crawford County

PSP Meadville
State Police from Meadville are investigating the theft of a high end lawn tractor and it’s carry on Trailer. A Cub Cadet Zero Turn Mower and the trailer it was resting on were stolen from the Home of Norman and Brenda Rossey on Ridge Road in Hayfield Township on Monday May 7th. The value of the items was over $4,000. Call the Pennsylvania State Police in Meadville if you may have information (814)332-6911.


Primary Elections Around the Corner

Primary Election day is tomorrow. Registered voters can pick candidates for the 2018 General Election in November by voting for members of their registered party. If you are newly registered or have changed polling locations you must have photo ID to vote.


House Democrats Seek to Bypass State Committee

Radio PA
Pennsylvania House Democrats are are beseeching Speaker Mike Turzai to reroute more than 80 bills introduced by democrats away from the State Committee. The State Committee’s Chairman, Daryl Metcalfe from Butler County, has blocked virtually every Democratic bill from getting a hearing. He recently bragged about doing so during a campaign event.


Thief Steals Tires off Dealership Cars

PSP Franklin
Sometime on Saturday night someone brazenly stole the tires off of two cars located in a dealership sales lot. One or more actors stole the tires from a Suburban and a Tahoe as they sat on the sales lot of A. Crivelli Chevrolet in Sugarcreek. Anyone with information is urged to please call the State Police in Franklin (814)676-6596.


PennDOT Releases Weekly Work Schedules

News Live 365 once again has the most recent PennDOT work schedules. Road work will be taking place in Crawford, Erie, Forest, Warren, and Mercer Counties. PennDOT also announced Merrick Street in Pleasantville should be opened back up by the end of today after a repaving project is completed. The full schedule can be found here.


PA Uses Settlement Money to Improve Electric Car Infrastructure

News Service via Keystone News Connection
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be using most of its piece of Volkswagon’s nearly $3 billion settlement with the USA to expand access to electric cars. About $118 million dollars will be used to help fund the construction of quick-charge stations for electric cars, facilities for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, and upgrade or replace diesel engines in hundreds of vehicles owned by the state. A grant program to fund the new electric infrastructure will start with $39 million in funds.