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Investigation Into Fatal Fire Ongoing

Investigators are still searching for the cause of a fire in a Ridgway building that led to the death of a man who fell from a third-story window while waiting to be rescued.Elk County Coroner Lou Radkowski says 45-year-old Timothy Keyser died of blunt force trauma to his abdomen and…

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Sunday Book TalkThe Savage City

When you think of race relations and the tumultuous civil rights era, you probably think of cities in the South. But New York City had its own problems in the early 1960s. Author T.J. English takes a look at those problems through the eyes of three very different men in…

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‘Perigee Moon’ Tonight

Saturday’s full moon will be a super “perigee moon” — the biggest in almost 20 years. …”The last full moon so big and close to Earth occurred in March of 1993,” said Geoff Chester with the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington. “I’d say it’s worth a look.”For the full story,…

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Dirt Bikes on Bedford Street

Nice weather means dirt bikes hitting the streets in Bradford, and city police got a report of people riding them on Bedford Street Friday. Officers also got a report of a disabled vehicle on West Washington Street, harassment on Bushnell Street and a dispute on Main Street, according to the…

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Accused Robber Facing More Charges

One of the men accused of robbing a pizza deliveryman, who is also a National Guard solider, is facing additional charges.19-year-old Hilario Maldonado Waskiewicz Jr. of Olean is charged with burglary in connection with a March 2 incident in Olean.Waskiewicz, 19-year-old Travis Satterfield and a 17-year-old, are charged with robbing…

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UPB’s Pascarella is Hitter of the Week

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford baseball player Michael Pascarella was named the National Hitter of the Week Friday by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Pascarella hit .714 in nine games during the team’s Spring Break trip to Arizona last week. He finished with 25 total hits, including nine that…

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Kane Man Allegedly Took Cops on Chase

A Kane man is accused of leading Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies on a chase along Route 417 in Allegany this morning.Deputies say they tried to stop 24-year-old Jerome Hays for speeding, but he drove away. He was picked up after a brief car chase, and a foot chase through the…

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Man Indicted on Homicide Charge

A Sheridan man has been indicted on charges of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in connection to death of another man last October.53-year-old Thomas Rell is accused of shooting and killing Alan Kilburn in his home on October 17, 2010.Rell is in Chautauqua County Jail on $50,000 bail.

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Corbett Tours Gas Well Service Company

Governor Tom Corbett today toured Nu-Weld, Inc., a complete gas well service company in Trout Run, highlighting his commitment to growing the commonwealth’s economy and helping businesses create jobs for hardworking Pennsylvanians.“My budget is a commitment to Pennsylvania’s workers. It supports our future by making sure workers, whether they own…

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Bath Salts Found in Vehicle of Dead Men

The synthetic drug “bath salts” was found in the vehicle of two Warren men whose bodies were discovered Thursday in the Allegheny National Forest.Police say along with empty containers of bath salts, they found a partially filled container, hypodermic needles, spoons and a marijuana pipe.Earlier today, Warren County Coroner Jeremiah…