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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…

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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…


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…


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…


Butler County Humane Society breaking hearts and bank accounts

Wasn’t it just a few years ago that the Butler County Humane Society was on TV? Our editors can predict another broadcast will occur soon enough because of the business practices occuring at the facility. This is an editorial sent 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…


Why was a Butler 911 Dispatcher Supervisor fired recently?

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This post is being written by Butler Dispatch LLC, and not an individual. This post also falls under “Freedom of Speech” and “Freedom of Press”, cease and desist letters will not be answered as this is an anonymous editorial, and Read more…