MARIENVILLE - A group of elected officials tried to solve a puzzle Friday that they don't have all the pieces to complete.
HARRISBURG (AP) - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf directed state police and other agencies under his control Friday to focus greater efforts on addressing gun violence, two days after a gunman shot six Philadelphia police officers.
Franklin state police said Friday that they continue to wait for the extradition of a Polk man who is facing various charges in Venango County.
WASHINGTON (AP) - How fragile is the global economy? The U.S.-China trade war is weakening businesses in both countries, Germany's economy shrank in the second quarter, and Britain appears headed for a disruptive exit from the European Union this fall.
KNOX - Charley Gatesman of Knox loves his riding mower, but he will never cut grass with it. Gatesman's modified Simplicity tractor is used solely for drag racing.
Cranberry Township, hit hard with about $1.2 million in damages from a July 19 flood on Sage Run and Lower Two Mile Run, is asking for help from a federal agency to mitigate future flooding.
A Cochranton man who has been described as a "person of interest" in a double homicide in Crawford County was taken into custody Wednesday in West Virginia.
Elected officials whose turf includes Polk State Center were roiled by the unexpected announcement Wednesday that the center, home to 194 residents and workplace for 744 employees, would close within three years.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - At least one gunman opened fire on police Wednesday as they were serving a drug warrant in Philadelphia, wounding six officers and triggering a standoff that extended into the night, authorities said.
Polk State Center, a facility that has provided homes for thousands of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities since it opened in tiny Polk Borough in 1897, is shutting down.
The Department of Human Services this morning announced that Polk State Center is among two state centers it is looking to close and that residents would be transitioned to community living.
MONACA (AP) - President Donald Trump took credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tried to reinvigorate supporters in the rust belt towns that sent him to the White House in 2016.
Two young, energetic women are leading the Venango Region Catholic School system, and they are focused on convincing area families that the three campuses they oversee give students the best opportunity to succeed both in school and beyond.
Valley Grove School Board took action Monday to create two new positions that will result in some changes to the administrative structure in the district's two schools.
State police in Meadville say they are searching for Cochranton resident Jack Elijah Turner as a person of interest in a double-homicide case in Randolph Township, Crawford County.
A Pinegrove Township man is back working in the familiar surroundings of his farm just a few months after he was the first patient at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh to receive a heart transplant from a donor who tested positive for hepatitis C.
ERIE (AP) - Three of five kids killed in a fire at a home child care center in Erie were the children of a volunteer firefighter who was responding to another call, an official said Monday.
State police in Meadville said they are searching for Cochranton resident Jack Elijah Turner, 21, as a person of interest in a double-homicide case in Randolph Township.
KNOX - The Henry family was recently certified to sell raw milk from the 101-year-old dairy farm near Knox. It's a move that might not have happened if a door had not closed.
Meadville state police are investigating what they are considering a double homicide that occurred between 6:50 and 10 p.m. Saturday at a residence on Highway 198 in Randolph Township, Crawford County.
Franklin state police are continuing their investigation into the accidental death of a Centerville man who fell from the top of a cellular tower in Jackson Township.
Some were out for the smack of metal on metal, and others were there for the adrenaline, but for everyone at Friday's demolition derby at the Venango County Fair, it's all about the call of the derby.
The owner and operator of three sprawling junkyards in Cranberry Township has agreed to remove all his vehicles from the Deep Hollow Road and Route 322 intersection as well as erect screening around two other sites.
A request from Venango County on behalf of the county Housing Department to re-zone three lots at the corner of Eighth and Elk streets in Franklin created discord Monday among Franklin City Council members.
Parishioners at St. Stephen and St. Joseph churches in Oil City who were still digesting the news of the proposed closing of St. Stephen were given more information this weekend about the "poor' physical condition of the St. Stephen building.