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Woman injured; rescued by local man in Route 38 crash

Kathy Stutler, 56 of Chicora, rolled her vehicle on Route 38 near the Sunoco near the Oneida Valley Dam on Route 38. Butler County 911 received a 911 call at 7:07pm from a passerby that a vehicle had rolled over, Read more…

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Woman runs red light, woman hit and injured on Main Street

This is not a cat and mouse game, a woman who police did not identify, ran through a solid-red light on South Main Street in front fo the courthouse. When the woman ran the light, she collided with another woman who Read more…


Butler Hospital staff tell residents the flu remains deadly

With the influenza epidemic on the rise, so are cases in Butler County. According to official reports, there are over 600 confirmed cases in our county, with hundreds if not thousands more without confirmation. According to the Infectious Disease department Read more…


Snowfall causes multiple crashes; including school buses

Only a mere 2″+ of snow fell throughout Butler County overnight, but these slick roads had parents online complaining that school should have been canceled – instead of just being delayed. After this morning, school districts may want to review Read more…


Details released in East Brady Street fatal fire

East Brady Street Fire

New details have been released in the East Brady Street fire that killed 2 adults while they were asleep on Monday morning. According to authorities, George and Linda Walters passed away. The Pennsylvania State Police will be investigating the cause Read more…


Local PA state police identify phone-scam ring

Ah the scammers are back, and this time they are using a better way to try and scam the elderly, along with the unsuspecting. The local Pennsylvania State Police are warning residents that if you receive a phone call from Read more…


Cranberry Township, here is your fire department!

In the midst of the chaos happening in Cranberry Township, this is what a “trained” emergency vehicle driver for the Cranberry Township Volunteer Fire Department looks like. No worries, they weren’t in a big hurry…. oh wait, they were only heading Read more…


BREAKING: Manhunt underway in Butler City

Police are continuing their manhunt after a male led the Butler City Police on a high-speed chase throughout Butler City last night. His vehicle hit a fire hydrant, and the driver escaped on foot. Officials were able to confirm that the Read more…


Road debris on I-79 damaged several vehicles

Four-vehicle crash in Cranberry Township

Emergency crews just inside the Butler County line had their hands-full when the 911 center received numerous phone calls that items were on the road, and it was wrecking vehicles. Cranberry TownshipFire Department and numerous police agencies raced to the interstate Read more…


Many injured in Chicora vehicle crash

Multiple vehicles crashed on North Main Street in Chicora Borough Thursday afternoon according to the Butler County 911 Center. Unfortunately, multiple people were injured as a result of the multi-vehicle crash. Police say the crash happened in the 100-block and Read more…