Author Archive: Gavin Fish

Gavin Fish is a reporter for EYT Media Group and YouTuber based in Venango County. In addition to his YouTube Channel, he has contributed to investigations and reports for ABC News, Investigation Discovery, and Fox Nation, and has collaborated on projects developed for Netflix, Oxygen, Discovery Channel, Amazon Prime, and Hulu.

rss feed Facebook Twitter YouTube

Author's Website

Titusville Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Lying on Firearm Purchase Application

Titusville Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Lying on Firearm Purchase Application

| February 20, 2024

VENANGO CO, Pa. (EYT) — A Titusville man is facing a criminal charge for allegedly lying on a firearm purchase application.

Continue Reading

Roadside Rescue: Veteran-Owned Apparel Company’s Co-Founder Saves Bald Eagle

Roadside Rescue: Veteran-Owned Apparel Company’s Co-Founder Saves Bald Eagle

| February 16, 2024

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (EYT) – A business trip like any other took an à propos turn when the co-founder of a veteran-owned apparel company had the opportunity to save the life of an injured bald eagle.

Continue Reading

Eau Claire Man Found Not Guilty in Fatal Shooting of Polk Resident

Eau Claire Man Found Not Guilty in Fatal Shooting of Polk Resident

| February 16, 2024

BUTLER, Pa. (EYT) — A Butler County jury acquitted an Eau Claire man of all charges on Friday, February 16, in the March 2023 shooting death of his mother’s boyfriend.

Continue Reading

Venango County Sheriff’s Office Cracks Down on Wanted Individuals in Early February Sweep

Venango County Sheriff’s Office Cracks Down on Wanted Individuals in Early February Sweep

| February 9, 2024

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Four individuals who were wanted for various reasons were rounded up by the Venango County Sheriff’s Office in early February, including two who have been featured on the Domestic Relations Department’s most wanted list.

Continue Reading

Oil City Man Faces Charges After Allegedly Trying to Enter Home with 2X4

Oil City Man Faces Charges After Allegedly Trying to Enter Home with 2X4

| February 7, 2024

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) — An Oil City man is facing charges including resisting arrest and disorderly conduct following a reported attempt to forcefully enter a home using a 2X4.

Continue Reading

Oil City Couple Held for Court in Keaton Morrison Slaying, Additional Charges Filed

Oil City Couple Held for Court in Keaton Morrison Slaying, Additional Charges Filed

| February 6, 2024

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City couple charged in connection with the December 2023 murder of two-year-old Keaton Morrison were held for court following a four-and-a-half hour preliminary hearing on Monday afternoon in Venango County Central Court.

Continue Reading

Kevin Anundson Retires as Franklin’s Police Chief, Joins Police Academy

Kevin Anundson Retires as Franklin’s Police Chief, Joins Police Academy

| February 3, 2024

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Franklin Police Chief Kevin Anundson has retired after nearly 30 years in law enforcement, about 26 of which were spent with the Franklin Police Department.

Continue Reading

From Family Roots to New Shoots: Anderson’s Greenhouse Awaits Its Next Steward

From Family Roots to New Shoots: Anderson’s Greenhouse Awaits Its Next Steward

| January 26, 2024

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – After a storied 103-year history, Anderson’s Greenhouse is entering a new chapter as it’s offered for sale. A testament to three generations of dedication and horticultural expertise, this family-run business now seeks new hands to nurture its growth.

Continue Reading

Deer at RDM Goliath Hunting Lodge Euthanized After Positive CWD Test at Warren Area Hunting Preserve

Deer at RDM Goliath Hunting Lodge Euthanized After Positive CWD Test at Warren Area Hunting Preserve

| January 23, 2024

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Clarion County deer breeding operation owned by Rodney Miller, RDM Goliath Hunting Lodge, underwent a mass euthanization of deer last month after a three-year-old buck tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) at a Warren-area hunting facility that had purchased buck fawns from Miller less than two months previous.

Continue Reading

Deal Off: Cranberry Mall Remains Under Oakwood’s Wing After Failed Sale

Deal Off: Cranberry Mall Remains Under Oakwood’s Wing After Failed Sale

| January 22, 2024

CRANBERRY TWP., VENANGO CO., (EYT) — After extensive negotiations spanning over a year, the much-anticipated sale of the Cranberry Mall has come to a halt.

Continue Reading

Police: Franklin Man’s Dog Law Troubles Continue with Second Offense

Police: Franklin Man’s Dog Law Troubles Continue with Second Offense

| January 21, 2024

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) — Police say a Franklin man is facing a dog law charge for the second time for not confining his animal.

Continue Reading

SCI Forest Sergeant’s Alleged Secret Snack Snatching Lands Him in Sticky Mess

SCI Forest Sergeant’s Alleged Secret Snack Snatching Lands Him in Sticky Mess

| January 20, 2024

JENKS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – In a surprising twist behind the walls of SCI Forest, a sergeant’s alleged hunger for ill-gotten snacks and covert checkout maneuvers has landed him on the wrong side of the law.

Continue Reading

Final Weekend as Ladies Auxiliary Set to Vacate Rocky Grove Fire Hall After Decades of Service

Final Weekend as Ladies Auxiliary Set to Vacate Rocky Grove Fire Hall After Decades of Service

| January 19, 2024

SUGARCREEK BORO, Pa. (EYT) – This weekend will be the final one for the Ladies Auxiliary of the Rocky Grove Volunteer Fire Department in the fire hall, as they will vacate the premises on January 22nd following a mediation to resolve a dispute between the auxiliary and the fire department.

Continue Reading

Police: Oil City Woman Charged for Role in Recorded Fight

Police: Oil City Woman Charged for Role in Recorded Fight

| January 17, 2024

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) — Police say an Oil City woman is facing an assault charge for her participation in a fight that was caught on video.

Continue Reading

Domestic Relations’ Most Wanted, January 2024: Individuals Failing to Meet Child Support Payments in Venango County

Domestic Relations’ Most Wanted, January 2024: Individuals Failing to Meet Child Support Payments in Venango County

| January 16, 2024

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – The Venango County Domestic Relations Section has released its recent “most wanted” list that includes individuals who are in arrears on child support payments.

Continue Reading

The Extraordinary Tale of a Stolen Monster Whitetail Buck Connected to a Mississippi Murder, Part 3

The Extraordinary Tale of a Stolen Monster Whitetail Buck Connected to a Mississippi Murder, Part 3

| January 16, 2024

“He said, ‘See? I told you we’d find your deer,’” recounted Rod Miller about the moment his friends told him they’d found his missing buck, a monster of a whitetail deer that was stolen from him in 1999 by Jeff Spence. “I didn’t look at the antlers, I looked at the face. I knew that […]

Continue Reading

Out-of-State Pilot Injured in Single-Engine Airplane Crash at Venango Regional Airport

Out-of-State Pilot Injured in Single-Engine Airplane Crash at Venango Regional Airport

| January 15, 2024

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – An out-of-state pilot was taken by ambulance for medical care after the single-engine airplane she piloted crashed at the Venango Regional Airport on Monday afternoon.

Continue Reading

Local Boy with Rare Heart Condition Receives Miracle Transplant

Local Boy with Rare Heart Condition Receives Miracle Transplant

| January 13, 2024

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (EYT) — Eleven-year-old Luka McDonald’s young life has been defined by a long string of miracles, beginning with his first successful open-heart surgery when he was six days old. Thursday night, another miracle: doctors at UPMC Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh successfully transplanted a new heart into his chest.

Continue Reading

Trial Set for Area Man Accused of Homicide of Polk Resident

Trial Set for Area Man Accused of Homicide of Polk Resident

| January 13, 2024

BUTLER, Pa. (EYT) – A trial has been scheduled for a Butler County man facing a criminal homicide charge in the killing of a Venango County man who was dating his mother.

Continue Reading

Cranberry Mall’s Venango County Co-op ‘Temporarily’ Closed; Eyes Smaller Space

Cranberry Mall’s Venango County Co-op ‘Temporarily’ Closed; Eyes Smaller Space

| January 12, 2024

CRANBERRY TWP., VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) — Uncertainty prevails as the Venango County Co-op, located inside of Cranberry Mall, is closing its doors until January 24th with plans for a “big sale” when it re-opens, if it does.

Continue Reading

Mississippi Murder Suspect Purchased Venango County Home with Cash Weeks Before Arrest by U.S. Marshals

Mississippi Murder Suspect Purchased Venango County Home with Cash Weeks Before Arrest by U.S. Marshals

| January 12, 2024

PINEGROVE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A former Jefferson County convicted felon at the center of a Mississippi murder investigation purchased a home in Venango County three weeks prior to his arrest by United States Marshals.

Continue Reading

State Police Still Searching for Venango County Man Missing Since 1992

State Police Still Searching for Venango County Man Missing Since 1992

| January 10, 2024

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) — Franklin-based Pennsylvania State Police are continuing their investigation into the 1992 disappearance of 43-year-old Andrew James Armstrong, Jr.

Continue Reading

Police: Cranberry Man Steals from Walmart, Leaves Accomplice Behind

Police: Cranberry Man Steals from Walmart, Leaves Accomplice Behind

| January 10, 2024

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) — A Cranberry Township man is facing a retail theft charge after allegedly stealing items from Walmart after his accomplice was stopped by employees.

Continue Reading

Kyle B. Peasley Appointed as Venango County’s First Assistant District Attorney

Kyle B. Peasley Appointed as Venango County’s First Assistant District Attorney

| January 9, 2024

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) — Kyle B. Peasley has been appointed as Venango County’s First Assistant District Attorney by District Attorney D. Shawn White.

Continue Reading

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Fatal Forest County Plane Crash

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Fatal Forest County Plane Crash

| January 6, 2024

MARIENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a preliminary Aviation Investigation Report detailing initial findings about a December 29th plane crash that killed a Winber man.

Continue Reading

Sugarcreek Police: Franklin Man Assaults Woman in Front of Chief Wenner

Sugarcreek Police: Franklin Man Assaults Woman in Front of Chief Wenner

| January 4, 2024

ROCKY GROVE, Pa. (EYT) — A Franklin man with a criminal record dating back to 2017 is housed in the Venango County Prison following a domestic physical altercation that was reportedly witnessed by Sugarcreek Borough Police Chief Robert Wenner.

Continue Reading

Debt, Deception, and Death: The Murderous Path from Pittsburgh to a Clarion Area Camper

Debt, Deception, and Death: The Murderous Path from Pittsburgh to a Clarion Area Camper

| January 3, 2024

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – A sinister crime unfolded in the serene outskirts of Clarion County over the holiday season as the body of George Dayieb, a Pittsburgh contractor, was discovered in a decrepit camper in Licking Township.

Continue Reading

Tionesta Seldom Inn Reopens: A Culinary Revival in Forest County

Tionesta Seldom Inn Reopens: A Culinary Revival in Forest County

| January 2, 2024

TIONESTA, Pa. (EYT) – The newly revamped Tionesta Seldom Inn is making waves as it opens its doors to the public after months of extensive renovations.

Continue Reading

OCPD Respond to Parking Lot of Casey’s Restaurant, Discover Deceased Man

OCPD Respond to Parking Lot of Casey’s Restaurant, Discover Deceased Man

| December 30, 2023

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) — Emergency personnel responded to the parking lot of Casey’s Restaurant & Lounge in Oil City early Saturday evening and found a deceased man.

Continue Reading

Historical Series: The Almost Forgotten Venango County Diamond Rush, Part 2

Historical Series: The Almost Forgotten Venango County Diamond Rush, Part 2

| December 28, 2023

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Post Office Inspector William Tafel arrived in Franklin on Saturday night, the 20th of October, 1928. He was not happy.

Continue Reading