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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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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…


David Sitler denies excessive force lawsuit case in 2016 incident

David Sitler was the former “Officer in Charge” at the Lancaster Township Police Department for many years now working at Boscov’s in Butler as a Loss Prevention Detective was fired after a federal lawsuit was opened against him by a Read more…


Male seriously hurt in Oakland Township explosion

The Butler County 911 Scanners were busy early Thursday morning when a 31-year-old male reportedly was igniting a propane-device, and the unit back-flashed onto the man. The male was burned severely on his face and eyes. As units from East Read more…


3 girls charged in Butler High School pineapple assault

Butler Township Police

No this is not fake news… and can be found on https://www.WTAE.com but a 14-year-old child was intentionally exposed to a pineapple after it has been made clear that she is severely allergic to the fruit. The 14-year-old was exposed Read more…


Large Cranberry Township house fire nearly spread out of control

Scanners were busy last night after emergency crews responded to a blaze at 7749 Franklin Road, just inside the Cranberry Township line. Crews worked vigorously to try and keep the exposures from catching fire, according to the radio report from Chief Read more…