News Live 365: August 22nd, 2018

Woman Taken for Mental Health Evaluation after Driving South on I-79 North

PSP Meadville
A 69 year old woman was taken for a mental health evaluation after driving the opposite way through interstate traffic for at least 11 miles. Just before midnight on Monday the woman was reported driving southbound in the Northbound lane of Interstate 79 by Mile Marker 162 in Crawford County’s Cussewago Township. She was stopped by a State Police trooper near mile marker 151. Traffic on the interstate was able to avoid colliding with her.

 

Foxburg Winery is Focus of Cyber Crime

PSP Clarion
State Police in Clarion County are investigating an attempted crime against Foxburg Winery. A currently unknown suspect tried to defraud the winery by gaining access to the company’s payroll account and authorize two new accounts under the winery’s name.

Supreme Court Upholds Wolf Order

Radio PA
After hearing a legal challenge on the matter the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court upheld an executive order from Governor Tom Wolf that could allow home healthcare workers to Unionize. The February of 2015 order directs the Health and Human Services Secretary to recognize a representative of the home health care industry and makes a list of home care workers available to organizations like Service Employees International.

 

Man Jailed After Assaulting Girlfriend

PSP Meadville
A Conneaut Lake man was arrested by State Police after allegedly beating his girlfriend badly enough to require hospitalization. Travis Nevins was taken into custody at around 1:30 Tuesday morning without incident while his victim was taken to Meadville Medical Center to be treated for several undisclosed injuries.

 

Police and Crime Stoppers Looking for Tips

PSP Corry
The Pennsylvania State Police are looking for help from the public in one of their criminal investigations. On the night of Tuesday August the 14th nine vehicles for sale at Crotty Chevrolet and Buick in Columbus Township near Corry were vandalized by one or more actors firing paintball guns. Anyone with information should call the Corry State Police at (814)663-2043 or Warren County Crime Stoppers at 1-800 83 CRIME that’s 1-800-832-7463.

 

Scott Wagner: “I will not show anyone my tax returns”

Radio PA
While at a question and answer session in Erie Gubernatorial Candidate Scott Wagner said he was not going to be releasing his tax returns to be viewed by the public. Wagner said that if he did labor unions would tell his employees at Penn Waste how much he makes. Candidates for Pennsylvania Governor are legally required to report all revenue streams but they are not obliged to release a tax return. Scott Wagner is running for Governor as a Republican.