A passing motorist shortly before 10 p.m. spotted flames from the home in the 400 block of Riemer Road and called 911. "The entire house was engulfed when we got there and we couldn't make any kind of entry," said Chief Chris Ballina of the Saxonburg Volunteer Fire Company.
Butler Eagle, Sun, Jan 25 2015 @ 03:00 AM
Intermittent, daytime lane closures are scheduled for I-79 North and South between Exit 96 and Exit 91 in Lancaster Township, Butler County. The pipe going across I-79 North and South at mile marker 90.5 will be repaired.
YourErie, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 03:13 PM
A judge gave a man who suffered brain damage in a car accident probation for crimes he committed prior to the crash. A Pennsylvania thief has avoided being jailed after his lawyer claimed he'd suffered brain damage in a horrific car crash and could not remember the crime.
New York Daily News, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 08:09 AM
That's the number of homes that 31-year-old David A. Morrow of Slippery Rock has been charged with burglarizing - so far - just in the past two months. But investigators for police departments in Butler County aren't predicting the final tally.
Butler Eagle, Wed, Jan 21 2015 @ 03:00 AM
Due to an ongoing dispute with a homebuilder and Buffalo Township, one neighborhood in Butler County isn't being touched by snowplows this winter, and neighbors are understandably concerned. A sign put up by Buffalo Township clearly states that Ridgeview Estates is off-limits to plow and salt trucks.
WPXI, Tue, Jan 20 2015 @ 07:15 PM
Butler Township police say snow and slick conditions on Saxonburg Road led to an accident with two cars, one of which ended up in a creek. WEATHER IS LIKELY TO BLAME FOR AN ACCIDENT.
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh, Tue, Jan 20 2015 @ 06:23 PM
A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year's probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can't recall because of a brain injury suffered in a car accident. Defense attorney Stephen Misko also says 23-year-old Christian Eshenbaugh has become a "completely different person" as he struggles to regain his memory and motor skills - and no longer has a penchant for petty crimes fueled by drug use.
El Paso Times, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 02:43 PM
The man who calls himself the executive director of Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records is on the job - and so is the agency's acting executive director. Erik Arneson, a former state Senate aide appointed director by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in his final days in office, showed up for work Friday, one day after being fired by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.
Evening Sun, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 01:19 PM