Butler County

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Consolidation Proposal In Butler Area School District Causing Controversy

Incoming board members in the Butler Area School District are saying not so fast to a plan to consolidate elementary schools.

06/03/2015

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Local Towns Make List Of Best In Pennsylvania

Several Western Pennsylvania towns have made it onto the list of “Best Towns in Pennsylvania.”

05/29/2015

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Rick Santorum Announces Second White House Run During Campaign Visit To Cabot

He exceeded the political world’s expectations by scoring a second-place finish in the race for the Republican presidential nomination four years ago. Yet as he readies a second White House run, Rick Santorum may struggle even to qualify for the debate stage in 2016.

05/27/2015

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Husband Of Hit & Run Victim Makes Plea For Driver To Come Forward

A man whose wife was struck by a hit-and-run driver over the weekend in Butler County says he wants the driver to “do the right thing.”

05/26/2015

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PyroFest Returns To Butler County

What appears to be trash – tubes and metal poles strewn on a hillside at Cooper’s Lake Campground in Butler County – will produce brilliant fireworks shows Friday and Saturday night.

05/22/2015

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Several Vehicles Destroyed In Butler Co. Garage Fire

Several vehicles were destroyed when a garage caught fire in Butler County Monday morning.

05/18/2015

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Residents Upset With Butler District’s Decision To Close Schools

The Butler Area School Board is hoping to save the district $3.5 million by closing some schools and consolidating others.

05/07/2015

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Campaign Signs Sprouting Up In Butler Co.

Though campaign signs are few and far between here in Pittsburgh, you can’t miss them if you drive through Butler County.

05/06/2015

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Bantam Jeep Festival Organizers Hope To Reclaim Parade Record

BUTLER (KDKA) — Nearly four years have passed since Jeeps from all over the country made their way down Main Street in Butler. They set a Guinness World Record: 1,106 jeeps in a single parade. […]

04/28/2015

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State Police Called In After Pig Roast Turns Dangerous

Police were called to a celebratory pig roast being held by Slippery Rock University students Saturday night.

04/26/2015

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Police: Girl, 14, Boy, 12, Find Elderly Woman’s Keys, Take Car For Joyride

Two teenagers were charged for allegedly driving a stolen vehicle, even though they were both too young to have a driver’s license.

04/22/2015

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Daycare Operator’s Husband Headed To Trial On Molestation Charges

A Chicora man has been held for trial on charges that he molested several children at his wife’s Butler County daycare.

04/21/2015

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Woman Charged With Stealing $68K From Volunteer Fire Dept.

The former treasurer of a Butler County volunteer fire department has admitted to stealing $68,000.

04/21/2015

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Fatal Crash Victim’s Dog Found, Reunited With Family

A Butler County family has been reunited with their little dog after two weeks of searching for the beloved pet that ran away from the scene of a crash that claimed the life of her owner.

04/20/2015

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20 Arrested In Area Lowe’s Retail Theft/Return Scheme

Police have arrested 20 people in connection with an elaborate retail theft and return scheme involving area Lowe’s stores.

04/17/2015

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