Man wanted for attempted homicide taken into custody

An Oil City man wanted for attempted criminal homicide and other related charges was taken into custody Wednesday morning. 

Oil City police, with assistance from Franklin state police, arrested Adrian I. Wise, 18, at a residence on Rockwood Avenue.

Wise faces charges in connection with an attempted burglary and shooting incident April 25 at a residence on Cornplanter Avenue

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HARRISBURG–The state Department of Health on Saturday announced Clarion County reported three new cases of COVID-19 (two confirmed and one probable), bringing the county total to 110 cases (98 confirmed and 12 probable).

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The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association decided this afternoon to move forward with the fall sports season, rejecting Gov. Tom Wolf’s recommendation that all youth sports be postponed until 2021 to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

According to Venango County 911, flooding has been reported throughout the region following a downpour between 5 and 7 p.m. today.