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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…

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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…


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…


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…


65-year-old Butler man had over 1,000 child porn images; charges with child sex abuse

Ohio Cop Sex Offender

A local man has been accused of having over 1,000 images of child pornography on his personal computer has been arrested. Reports online indicated the 65-year-old man, Thomas Perantoni of Butler, will face charges stemming back from an investigation which Read more…


Butler County banker sentenced to federal prison

Four-vehicle crash in Cranberry Township

Keith Simpson is a 60-year-old man who was serving as the West View Bank Chief accounting officer. In 2014, Simpson was starting to embezzle money from the bank where he had work. In 2016, the embezzlement stopped, but the investigation Read more…


Man found slumped over wheel at Van’s Sporting Goods

A man was found behind the wheel of his vehicle slumped over on November 29th at Van’s Sporting Goods store on East Jefferson Street. Several police officers and a nearby EMS crew rushed to the scene. Unfortunately, the male patient Read more…


[VIDEO] East Penn Street leaves several cars damaged in accident

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Crews were busy last night after a vehicle crashed into several parks cars on East Penn Street, in Butler City, Butler City Police were also attempting to find the driver(passenger) who reportedly fled on foot. Butler Dispatch field members were Read more…


Butler man in handcuffs escapes near Lyndora

Two Pennsylvania State Constables apprehended a suspect yesterday but before he could be transported, he escaped while in handcuffs. A 37-year-old man escaped two state constables yesterday and now he is facing escape and resisting arrest charges, in addition to Read more…


VIDEO: Officer Brian Shaw funeral procession

State Police Kittanning

Today, our field reporters lined up at the intersection of Leechburg Road and Route 56 to show theorist respect to fallen New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw. Shaw was gunned down last Friday following a foot pursuit. The suspect is currently Read more…