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Family’s Car Set On Fire Outside Butler Home

Police are investigating a possible arson, after a Butler family says their car was set on fire in front of their house.

07/01/2014

(Source: Barkus Family)

D.A. Rules Shooting Involving Off-Duty Butler Co. Trooper Was Justified

Butler County District Attorney Richard Goldinger has determined that a Pennsylvania State Police trooper was justified when he shot and killed a man outside his home in Butler Township last month.

07/01/2014

Hannah Swigart (Left) and BethYost (Right) (Source: Beth Yost)

Community Mourns Butler Co. Mom Killed In Head-On Crash

A Butler County woman is dead; the innocent victim of a head-on crash allegedly caused by a man who police said was speeding, intoxicated and had a “death wish.”

06/19/2014

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Investigation Continues In Butler Co. Shooting Involving Off-Duty Trooper

As the investigation into why an off-duty state trooper fatally shot a neighbor, an application for a search warrant serves as guide to what police are looking for.

06/09/2014

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Firefighters Battle Blaze At Butler Co. Well Pad

Officials were on the scene of a fire in a storage tank, at a Rex Energy gas well pad Tuesday night.

05/20/2014

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 02: Jamie Skeen #21 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams goes to the hoop against Matt Howard #54 of the Butler Bulldogs during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Houston, Texas.

Top 5 NCAA Final Four Moments Ever

The NCAA Final Four has given us many amazing moments in its illustrious history. Here are the top 5.

04/02/2014

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Tempers Flare Over Butler Gossip Site

They’re sites of revenge and spite.

03/24/2014

The Wichita State Shockers celebrate after beating the Missouri State Bears 68-45. (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of March

March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball

03/21/2014

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Police: Suspects Attempted To Flush 180 Bags Of Heroin Down Toilet

Drug dealers are drafting younger teens as salesmen because, police say, they tend to get more lenient penalties.

03/17/2014

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Man Killed While Trying To Rescue Pets From Butler Co. Fire

A 22-year-old man is dead and a Butler County community is in shock after a devastating fire overnight.

03/08/2014

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Butler’s “Chop Shop” Is More Than Just Your Average Diner

We’d like to help dispel the notion that police officers fuel their days with coffee and donuts.

03/07/2014

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19 Butler Co. Residents Get Tires Slashed Overnight

There’s nothing like coming out on a cold morning and finding your tires slashed.

11/18/2013

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Police: Butler Man Booby-Traps House With Nails To Hurt Girlfriend

A Butler County man was arrested, and is facing numerous charges after police say he booby-trapped his house to hurt his girlfriend.

09/19/2013

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Pedestrian Struck By Train In Butler County

A man was killed after being struck by a train in Butler County late Wednesday night.

09/11/2013

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Police Looking For Missing Man In Butler County, Find Missing Sharpsburg Teen

Two families and several police departments are asking for help in the unrelated cases of two missing persons.

09/06/2013

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