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TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2019

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2019

State Senator Mike Fulmer is accused of possessing child pornography.  The four-term Senator was charged last night after an investigation by the attorney general’s child predator unit and search of his Lebanon home.  The investigation began with a March 4th tip from the microblogging site Tumblr.  The 63-year-old was elected to the state Senate in…

BROWNS ON NEWSRADIO 1200 WKST STARTING THIS SUNDAY NIGHT

BROWNS ON NEWSRADIO 1200 WKST STARTING THIS SUNDAY NIGHT

NewsRadio 1200 WKST-AM is the new exclusive home in Western Pennsylvania for Cleveland Browns Football. It all starts this Sunday night when the Browns host the defending NFC Champions, the Los Angles Rams to First Energy Stadium. The Pre-Game show starts at 6:30 and kick-off is set for 8:20. Listen for the Browns preview show…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 19TH, 2019

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 19TH, 2019

One man is in custody while another is being sought by Butler Township police on weapons charges after an incident last week.  Nicholas Heath and Eric Deem, both of Butler, are accused of shooting a gun off Evans Road Friday afternoon in a posted, wooded area.  The two fled when police arrived and the 47-year-old…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 13TH, 2019

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 13TH, 2019

The New Castle News is reporting a New Wilmington Borough man who drove a school bus for the New Castle Area School District and for the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center is accused of having sexual relations with a vo-tech student. The Lawrence County District Attorney’s Office is charging 31 year old James Garver…

Tri County Report For September 11th, 2019

Tri County Report For September 11th, 2019

The New Castle News is reporting a Wampum man is wanted on multiple sex-related charges after the district attorney’s office said he sent out and received images of child pornography on his cell phone. 33 year old Stephen Dayton faces 44 counts of child pornography along with a number of other charges. Dayton is currently…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2019

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2019

There’s no word yet of any arrests after a drive-by shooting in New Castle.  Police say someone opened fire on a Finch Street home early yesterday after a nearby bar fight.  The shooters targeted the wrong house, however, nearly shooting a sleeping baby and its parents. An Ellwood City teen was flown to a Pittsburgh…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 9TH, 2019

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 9TH, 2019

A motorcyclist is expected to face a judge this week, accused of leading state police on a 40-minute chase in Lawrence County.  Troopers say Brooks Robinson was wanted for auto theft when he fled on his motorcycle through five townships early yesterday.  Robinson was arrested after he tried to get away on foot.  He’s facing…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2019

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2019

Pittsburgh police believe a teen from Beaver County is behind an online hate crime threat against several area hospitals.  Police say they spoke with the teen and his family yesterday morning and were able to determine he had no intentions of carrying out the threat.  As of now, the teen hasn’t been charged and his…

Tri County Report For September 3rd, 2019

Tri County Report For September 3rd, 2019

A Mercer County man has been accused of trying to strangle someone for the second time in three months. According to state police 31 year old  Justin Hile of Mercer Borough was on house arrest for a previous offense when he attempted to strangle a 33-year-old Sharon woman on Mercer-Grove City Road in Findley Township.…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR AUGUST 30TH, 2019

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR AUGUST 30TH, 2019

The New Castle man who’s accused of killing an eight-year-old boy is awaiting a trial date.  A Lawrence County judge ordered Keith Burley to stand trial yesterday on criminal homicide, kidnapping and other charges.  Prosecutors say Burley stabbed Mark Mason to death in June after a fight with the boy’s mother. A priest in the…