Forward Township

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$20,000 Reward Marks 13th Anniversary Of Unsolved Fatalities

State police are marking the 13th anniversary of the unsolved hit-and-run deaths of two western Pennsylvania teenagers with a reminder of a $20,000 reward.

07/17/2015

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New Details Emerge After Forward Twp. Man Killed, Nephew Arrested

At 1:14 p.m. Wednesday, 911 dispatchers knew something was terribly wrong when they got a call from Harrison Shaffer, 68.

05/21/2015

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Forward Twp. Homeowner Dead, Nephew Wounded, Facing Charges After Standoff

A standoff has sent police and emergency crews to Forward Township this afternoon.

05/20/2015

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Crews Free Man Stuck In Mud After Butler Co. Trench Collapse

Emergency crews worked to rescue a man after a trench collapsed in Butler County Tuesday morning.

03/31/2015

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Teen Saves 5 Dogs From Burning Home

A teenager and his five dogs are safe tonight after the boy rescued his pet dachshunds from his burning home.

11/11/2014

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Some Calling For Elizabeth Forward School Board Member To Step Down

A local school board member is under fire from fellow board members and the community after getting into trouble with the law.

10/22/2014

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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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Police Investigating Head-On Crash As Intentional

Two people are dead after a late night head-on crash in Butler County.

06/19/2014

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Local Police Chief Waives Hearing In Alleged Gambling Ring

Chief Mark Holtzman of the Forward Township Police Department usually visits a magistrate because a suspect has to face a hearing there.

10/03/2013

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1 Killed In Forward Twp. Crash

Police are investigating a deadly crash in Forward Township overnight, near the Monongahela River.

09/13/2013

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Truck Crash Brings Down Wires In Forward Twp.

Emergency crews were called to Forward Township this morning after a tractor trailer crash brought down some wires.

09/03/2013

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Man Found Shot, Burned In House Fire

Before firefighters arrived at a house in the 400-block of Bunola River Road in Forward Township, they were told flames were coming through the roof and that someone was trapped inside.

07/28/2013

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Elizabeth Man Arrested, Charged In Alleged Rape Of Girl

A man from Elizabeth is facing charges in the alleged repeated rape of a girl.

07/16/2013

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2 Homes, 2 Vehicles Damaged In Forward Twp. Crash

Two people were injured in an early Sunday morning accident that left two vehicles and two homes damaged in Forward Township.

06/09/2013

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Man Found Behind Business, Shot In The Head

The body of 45-year-old Robert Charles Gaurrich was found in an auto repair shop in Forward Township Friday night.

01/12/2013

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