Crash Injures Four
Four of the five individuals involved in a two car crash in Clarion County were injured, according to authorities. Crash scene investigators say that at about 5PM on Route 68 in Madison Township Jamie Kifer of Rimersburg lost control of her Jeep, fishtailed around a curve, and then collided with a Mercedes Benz SUV that was in the opposite lane. Both Kifer and her passenger and two of the three occupants of the Mercedes were sent to Clarion Hospital for injuries. Authorities say Kifer was in possession of illegal drugs during the crash.
ACA Deadline Extended to 3AM Wednesday
Due to glitches in that took place on the Healthcare.gov website over the weekend, the deadline to register for a policy on the Federal Healthcare Marketplace has been extended until 3AM on Wednesday December 18th. Pennsylvania residents can find helpful tools and tips at insurance.pa.gov.
Corry Man Strangles Woman
An unnamed Corry resident is being charged with strangulation, harassment, and other crimes after allegedly assaulting his significant other during an argument. At their home in Erie County’s Wayne Township, the 30 year old is said to have become violent and held a 28 year old woman down on the bed before choking her until she could no longer breathe.
Junior Injures Senior in Fight
A Cambridge Springs man has been arrested after allegedly attacking his father on Sunday. Roger Watson Junior of Cambridge Springs is charged with simple assault and harassment after allegedly attacking Roger Watson Senior and causing injury to the left side of his face.
Shapiro: “80% Receivers are legally firearms”
Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Josh Shapiro has issued a legal opinion on the devices called 80% receivers which are used in the manufacture of what are being called “ghost guns”. “Ghost guns” are firearms manufactured without a serial number and 80% receivers are mostly completed components of the firing mechanism of a gun that can be easily turned into a functional weapon according to the attorney general. Shapiro issued his legal opinion that 80% receivers should be treated and regulated as firearms.