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Former Mercer County District Attorney Sentenced for Obstructing the Administration of Law

Former Mercer County District Attorney Sentenced for Obstructing the Administration of Law

| March 20, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that former Mercer County District Attorney Miles Karson was sentenced to four years of probation and 300 hours of community service for abusing his position of power to influence criminal proceedings of a person with whom he was romantically linked.

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Clarion County Woman Accused of Handcuffing Child, Keeping Her in Closet

Clarion County Woman Accused of Handcuffing Child, Keeping Her in Closet

| March 20, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Tuesday announced criminal charges against a Clarion County woman and man for endangering the welfare of a child, false imprisonment, and other related charges following allegations that the defendants physically restrained their adopted daughter and endangered her well-being with unlawful punishment.

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Hearing for Driver Accused of Being Under the Influence of Drugs in Double Fatal Crash Set for Tuesday

Hearing for Driver Accused of Being Under the Influence of Drugs in Double Fatal Crash Set for Tuesday

| March 17, 2019

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – The driver who was allegedly under the influence of drugs in a double fatal accident that left two Knox men dead will stand for a hearing on Tuesday.

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It Took a Village to Bring Down a Fentanyl & Heroin Drug Ring

It Took a Village to Bring Down a Fentanyl & Heroin Drug Ring

| March 16, 2019

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – It takes a village to catch a deadly alleged fentanyl and heroin ring when the operation stretches from the Pittsburgh area to Clarion County and the surrounding area.

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Arrest Made in Drug Death of Local Man; Press Conference to Be Held Today on Drug Distribution in Area

Arrest Made in Drug Death of Local Man; Press Conference to Be Held Today on Drug Distribution in Area

| March 15, 2019

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A 30-year-old man is facing drug-related charges in connection to a death investigation of a Clarion man. District Attorney Mark Aaron is holding a press conference today regarding drug trafficking in Clarion County and surrounding areas.

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House Committee Approves James’ Bill Sparked by Joy Plant in Franklin Closing

House Committee Approves James’ Bill Sparked by Joy Plant in Franklin Closing

| March 14, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The state House Labor and Industry Committee on Wednesday approved an unemployment compensation reform bill introduced by Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) that aims to help unemployed workers like those who lost their jobs at the Joy Global Inc. plant in Franklin in 2016.

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Woman Accused of Stealing Nearly $250K from Her Mother Held for Court

Woman Accused of Stealing Nearly $250K from Her Mother Held for Court

| March 13, 2019

CLARION CO., Pa. (ETY) – A Clarion woman who allegedly stole around $250,000.00 from her mother over a three-year-period was held for court on Tuesday.

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True Tales of the Clarion River: Taking Out a Raft in the Dark

True Tales of the Clarion River: Taking Out a Raft in the Dark

| March 11, 2019

In celebration of the Clarion River’s status as Pennsylvania’s 2019 River of the Year, the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau will share one excerpt each month this year from the book “True Tales of Clarion River,” published in 1933 by George P. Sheffer and the Northwestern Pennsylvania Raftsmen’s Association. 

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Clintonville Woman Involved in Route 66 Crash

Clintonville Woman Involved in Route 66 Crash

| March 11, 2019

FARMINGTON TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Clintonville woman involved in a State Route 66 crash on Saturday afternoon escaped injury while two others were transported to a local hospital.

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SCI Forest Inmate Accused of Threatening to ‘Put a Sniper Round’ Through a Woman’s Skull

SCI Forest Inmate Accused of Threatening to ‘Put a Sniper Round’ Through a Woman’s Skull

| March 9, 2019

JENKS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An inmate at SCI Forest allegedly threatened to kill a woman once he is released from prison.

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