WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats propelled President Donald Trump's impeachment toward a historic vote by the full U.S. House as the Judiciary Committee on Friday approved charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The limited trade deal the Trump administration and Beijing announced Friday means Americans will avoid a holiday tax increase on imported toys, clothing and smartphones.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Judiciary Committee abruptly postponed a historic vote late Thursday on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, shutting down a divisive 14-hour session that dragged with sharp partisan divisions but had been expected to end with the charges being …

The Allegheny Wild and Scenic River just keeps on rolling, and the Oil Region Alliance just keeps on working to make the most of it.

A brouhaha focused on whether Cranberry Township is holding too much money in reserve as opposed to cutting property taxes took center stage at a township supervisors meeting Thursday.

Sugarcreek Borough police confirmed Wednesday that a loud explosion heard in the area Tuesday was caused by a homemade bomb.

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A widespread power outage that affected 5,379 customers in Sugarcreek Borough and Franklin this morning is now affecting only about 20 customers, according to First Energy's website at about 3 p.m.

Several Franklin water and sewer projects became more than just talk at Tuesday's General Authority meeting when panel members voted to approve two capital funds budgets.

Venango County commissioners changed course Tuesday on the county's 2020 budget and approved a final spending plan that doesn't call for a tax increase.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, the Justice Department's internal watchdog declared Monday.

PennDOT and the owner of a junkyard at the intersection of Route 322 and Deep Hollow Road in Cranberry Township have come to a final agreement that directs owner Randy J. Spencer to remove all vehicles and other debris at the site.

Three seats on two Franklin panels need filled, and city manager Tracy Jamieson says it's important to get that done soon.

Since 2012, Franklin state police trooper Michelle McGee has worked with Family Service and Children's Aid Society of Venango County to put on the annual Shop with a Hero spree with area children at Walmart in Seneca.

Families gathered Saturday in downtown Franklin for the Franklin Retail and Business Association's first Old Fashioned Christmas Retail Walk.

Two houses were damaged and at least one person was injured in an early morning fire Sunday in Franklin.

Jeannie Seely-Ward, a Titusville native who grew up on a farm near Townville, will be recognized this month for her accomplishments in the country music business.

At 3:30 a.m. today, firefighters responded to a structure fire at 1328 Eagle St. which they found had spread to the adjacent house at 1326 Eagle St., Franklin Fire Department said.

A former Titusville Area School District physical education teacher accused of statutory sexual assault of a 14-year-old boy waived all charges in a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Crawford County.

Franklin General Authority Chairman Tim Dunkle painted a bleak picture when he spoke before City Council.

Santa Claus arrived Friday night in Oil City to help the city celebrate its annual Christmas Past festival.

Oil City's persistent parking woes in the North Side business district took on a dramatic twist at an Oil City Council meeting Thursday when the director of a leading employer in the city said his company is considering a move to the Butler Mall.

Forest County's Emergency Management Services agency was recognized by the National Weather Service for its severe weather preparedness at Thursday's Forest County commissioners meeting.

Oil City's 19th annual Christmas Past celebration started Thursday with the lighting of the more than 40-year-old Christmas tree in Town Square.

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a simple question for fellow Democrats behind closed doors Wednesday, addressing them as the Judiciary Committee considered articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in an initial hearing that erupted in sharply partisan exchanges.

A fundraising campaign has been launched to build a new monument honoring Franklin residents who served in World War II and the Korean War.

Valley Grove School Board members heard two appeals for changing district policies concerning the senior class graduation requirements and the hiring of substitute teachers at the panel's regular meeting Tuesday.

The Salvation Army's bell-ringing collections outside retail stores during the Christmas season provide the bulk of the agency's funding for year-long charitable projects.

Human remains found in Crawford County in September have been identified as those of a Seneca man who went missing about two and a half years ago.

The Pennsylvania Game Commission said Monday it is "frantically working" on investigating details surrounding a viral video that appears to show two males torturing a deer.

The final entries in a promotional campaign designed to entice people "to live, work and play" in the Oil City area have been erected along two roadways in the area.