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DETAILS ON THE EARLY MORNING FIRE THAT DESTROYED A RIDGWAY TOWNSHIP HOME YESTERDAY ARE AVAILABLE.  ACCORDING TO THE STATE POLICE FIRE MARSHAL, THE CALL CAME IN JUST BEFORE 2:00 FOR THE BLAZE ON GRANT ROAD.  ALL 4 RESIDENTS IN THE HOME WERE ABLE TO ESCAPE, BUT NOT WITHOUT SERIOUS INJURIES.  57-YEAR OLD CHAD ECKLUND, 48-YEAR OLD TAMMY ECKLUND AND 27-YEAR OLD BRANDON ECKLUND WERE ALL TRANSPORTED TO UPMC MERCY HOSPITAL IN PITTSBURGH FOR BURN TREATMENTS.  A 4TH FAMILY MEMBER, 24-YEAR OLD PATRICK ECKLUND WAS TREATED AND RELEASED AT PENN HIGHLANDS ELK.  IN ADDITON, 3 FIREFIGHTERS AND A PARAMEDIC RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES.  THE HOME WAS COMPLETELY DESTROYED IN THE FIRE.  THE CAUSE REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION TODAY.  

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MARIENVILLE STATE POLICE TELL US THE CALL CAME IN ABOUT 12:30 THURSDAY MORNING FOR THE FIRE ON MYERS LANE IN TIONESTA TOWNSHIP OWNED BY 76-YEAR OLD GARY MILES.  THE FIRE WAS RULED ACCIDENTAL, AND NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. 

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RIDGWAY BOROUGH POLICE REPORT THE ARREST OF 30-YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER MUROSKI AFTER HE WAS FOUND UN-RESPONSIVE BY POLICE IN A VEHICLE ON ALLENHURST AVENUE LAST SATURDAY NIGHT.  POLICE SAY MUROSKI WAS IN POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES FOR WHICH HE DIDN’T HAVE A PRESCRIPTION.  

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WARREN STATE POLICE SAY IT HAPPENED TUESDAY AFTERNOON ABOUT 3:40 ON KINZUA ROAD IN MEAD TOWNSHIP WHEN 40-YEAR OLD TOSHA YOUNGDAHL OF RIDGWAY LOST CONTROL ON THE SNOWY ROADWAY AND STRUCK AN EMBANKMENT.  A PASSENGER, 26-YEAR OLD REBECCA WAKEFIELD WAS TAKEN TO WARREN GENERAL HOSPTIAL FOR TREATMENT OF SUSPECTED MINOR INJURIES.  

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BURGLARY OF A RIDGWAY DISTRIBUTOR.  RIDGWAY POLICE WERE CALLED FOR A REPORT OF AN INTOXICATED MAN ON NEW YEAR’S EVE IN RIDGWAY.  THAT MAN, 19-YEAR OLD TREAVUS SEAWRIGHT, WAS FOUND BY POLICE TO HAVE SOME OF THE ALCOHOL THAT WAS TAKEN FROM CENNI’S DISTRIBUTOR A DAY EARLIER ON DECEMBER 30TH.  SEAWRIGHT IS ALSO ACCUSED OF TAKING OVER 700 DOLLARS FROM THE BUSINESS AS WELL.  HE’S FACING MULTIPLE FELONIES IN THE CASE AND WILL BE IN COURT NEXT WEEK.

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DETAILS STILL AREN’T AVAILABLE AS OF NOW ON A STRUCTURE FIRE THAT HAPPENED EARLY THIS MORNING ON GRANT ROAD IN RIDGWAY.  THE RIDGWAY FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO THE INCIDENT ABOUT 2:00 EARLY THIS MORNING.  

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DETAILS ARE KNOWN TODAY ON THE MULTI-TRACTOR-TRAILER CRASH TUESDAY MORNING ON INTERSTATE 80 IN BEAVER TOWNSHIP, CLARION COUNTY.  THE INCIDENT HAPPENED AROUND 12:30 WHEN ONE OF THE 3 VEHICLES INVOLVED STOPPED TO HELP ANOTHER OF THE TRUCKS THAT WAS DISABLED.  A 3RD TRACTOR-TRAILER DIDN’T SEE THE OTHER 2 AND COULDN’T STOP IN TIME AND REAR-ENDED THE OTHER 2 CAUSING A MAJOR CRASH.  LUCKILY, NOBODY WAS HURT, BUT THE INTERSTATE WAS CLOSED FOR SEVERAL HOURS.  

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RIDGWAY STATE POLICE TELL US THE INCIDENT HAPPENED ABOUT 1:45 YESTERDAY AFTERNOON ON MOUNTAIN CHURCH ROAD IN HORTON TOWNSHIP WHEN 70-YEAR OLD BEVERLY RILETT OF ERIEAU, ONTARIO, CANADA LOST CONTROL OF HER MOTORHOME ON A CURVE AND STRUCK A TREE.  

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IF YOU WANT TO KNOW HOW BAD THE OPIOID CRISIS IS IN PENNSYLVANIA, YOU NEED NOT LOOK FURTHER THAN A SIMPLE CORONER’S REPORT FROM OUR OWN BACK YARD.  ELK COUNTY CORONER MICHELLE MUCCIO PRESENTED HER 2017 REPORT TO THE ELK COUNTY COMMISSIONERS EARLIER THIS WEEK AND THE STATS ARE ASTOUNDING TO SAY THE LEAST.  ACCORDING TO MUCCIO, THE CORONER'S OFFICE INVESTIGATED TWICE AS MANY DEATHS EVENTUALLY RULED OVERDOSES AS IT DID IN 2016 AND APPROXIMATELY HALF INVOLVED FENTANYL. MUCCIO ALSO EXPRESSED CONCERN OVER THE AMOUNT OF FENTANYL THAT WAS IN THE SYSTEM OF THE DECEASED.  

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THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE DEATH OF A POTTER COUNTY MAN CONTINUES TODAY.  ACCORDING TO POLICE, THE INCIDENT HAPPENED ON CINDER HILL ROAD WHEN AN SUV WENT OUT OF CONTROL AND STRUCK AN EMBANKMENT HEAD-ON.  THE INCIDENT CAUSED FATAL INJURIES TO 47-YEAR OLD JONATHAN KIO OF ULYSSES.  2 OTHERS WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT.  

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THE CAUSE OF A CLEARFIELD COUNTY FIRE IS ONGOING TODAY.  THAT FIRE HAPPENED MONDAY EVENING ABOUT 5:45 ON MCGEORGE ROAD IN LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP.  THE STATE POLICE FIRE MARSHAL SAYS IT WAS A PASSING MOTORIST THAT PHONED IN THE FIRE AT A CAMP.  TOTAL AMOUNT OF DAMAGE IS ESTIMATED AT 200 THOUSAND DOLLARS.  NOBODY WAS INJURED IN THE INCIDENT.  

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A BROCKPORT MAN IS CHARGED WITH ASSAULT FOLLOWING A TUESDAY MORNING INCIDENT.  RIDGWAY STATE POLICE TELL US IT HAPPENED ABOUT 10:45 AT A HOME ON SHAWMUT ROAD WHEN 31-YEAR OLD TEXAS FEELY CAUSED INJURY TO 35-YEAR OLD KRYSTAL TAMI.  THE INCIDENT IS SAID TO BE A DOMESTIC ALTERCATION.  

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ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT, PENNSYLVANIA’S MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM IS BROKEN.  THE REPORT WAS ISSUED BY THE TREATMENT ADVOCACY CENTER’S OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND GAVE PENNSYLVANIA A “D” GRADE.  THAT RESULT PUTS PA IN THE BOTTOM THIRD IN THE NATION.  ACCORDING TO THE SURVEY, THE GRADE INDICATES THE "STATE IS MAKING A SMALL EFFORT AND HAS FEW COMPONENTS OF A MODEL PROGRAM" FOR TREATMENT OF MENTALLY ILL INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE COMMITTED A CRIME.

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A WARREN COUNTY MAN IS FACING TERRORISTIC THREAT CHARGES FOLLOWING A SUNDAY EVENING INCIDENT.  WARREN STATE POLICE SAY 26-YEAR OLD DYLAN CUNNINGHAM ALLEGEDY THREATENED THE WELL-BEING OF SOME FAMILY MEMBERS AT A PINE GROVE TOWNSHIP HOME AS WELL AS THREATENING TO BURN THE HOUSE DOWN.  THERE WAS A PHYSICAL ALTERCATION DURING THE INCIDENT AS WELL. 

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A ST. MARYS MAN IS CHARGED WITH THEFT OF LEASE PROPERTY TODAY AFTER HE DIDN’T PAY FOR THE RENTAL OF SOME EQUIPMENT.  RIDGWAY STATE POLICE SAY MATTHEW CUNNINGHAM LEASED EQUIPMENT IN DECEMBER FROM BURKES TRUE VALUE HOME CENTER ON THE MILLION DOLLAR HIGHWAY AND DIDN’T PAY FOR IT.  

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A DUBOIS WOMAN IS RECOVERING FROM HER INJURIES SHE SUSTAINED IN A 1-VEHICLE ACCIDENT A WEEK AGO IN BROOKVILLE.  DUBOIS STATE POLICE SAY IT HAPPENED MONDAY, JANUARY 8TH JUST BEFORE 9 AM WHEN 52-YEAR OLD JESSICA FUENTES LOST CONTROL ON THE SLIPPERY ROADWAY AND STRUCK A BRIDGE RAIL.  FUENTES SUFFERED SUSPECTED MINOR INJURIES.    

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RIDGWAY STATE POLICE SAY 54-YEAR OLD SCOTT WINSLOW WAS REPORTED MISSING AFTER HE WENT INTO THE WOODS ON HIS SIDE-BY-SIDE SATURDAY AND DIDN’T RETURN.  AFTER INVESTIGATION, IT WAS DETERMINED THAT WINSLOW DIED FROM HYPOTHERMIA COMBINED WITH A MEDICAL CONDITION.  

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2 ARE RECOVERING FOLLOWING A SATURDAY EVENING ACCIDENT IN ELK COUNTY.  RIDGWAY STATE POLICE TELL THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED ABOUT 8:45 ON MOUNT ZION ROAD IN JAY TOWNSHIP WHEN A VEHICLE DRIVEN BY A 29-YEAR OLD SIGEL MAN WAS GOING TOO FAST FOR CONDITIONS AND STRUCK A TREE.  THE DRIVER WAS FLOWN TO UPMC ALTOONA FOR TREATMENT.  THE PASSENGER, A 27-YEAR OLD MALE WAS TAKEN TO PENN HIGHLANDS ELK FOR TREATMENT.  

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A BYRNEDALE MAN IS CHARGED WITH ASSAULT FOLLOWING A FRIDAY MORNING SCUFFLE.  ACCORDING TO RIDGWAY STATE POLIE, 32-YEAR OLD JEFFREY GRAY ASSAULTED 2 OTHER OLDER MALES AT A HOME ON ADAMS STREET IN JAY TOWNSHIP ABOUT 10:30.  GRAY WAS REMANDED TO THE ELK COUNTY PRISON FOR THE INCIDENT.

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ST. MARYS CITY COUNCIL IS SET TO MEET TONIGHT IN THEIR 1ST REGULAR MEETING OF 2018.  COUNCIL HAS A NUMBER OF ITEMS ON THEIR AGENDA.  THE MEETING STARTS AT 7 AT CITY HALL AND IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  

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