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Bodycam footage indicates gunman was spotted prior to assassination attempt
Body camera footage released Tuesday, July 23, indicates that a Beaver County officer spotted the gunman prior to the shooting July 13 at the campaign rally...
YMCA campers learn dog safety from trainers
SLIPPERY ROCK TWP — Children in the YMCA’s Summer Camp learned on Tuesday, July 23, magic words that can help keep them safe around dogs they don’t know. “May I...
State police: ESU members left post to search for Crooks at rally
After sending a photo of the would-be shooter to state police, two officers with the Butler County Emergency Services Unit, an agency trained in SWAT tactics, l...
Resolution honoring Corey Comperatore introduced by Kelly
U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-16th, has introduced a resolution to honor the life of Corey Comperatore, who was killed during the assassination attempt on former Pres...
Secret Service director steps down after assassination attempt against former President Trump at rally
WASHINGTON — The director of the Secret Service said Tuesday she is resigning following the assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump that unl...
Bodycam footage indicates gunman was spotted prior to assassination attempt
Bodycam footage indica...
YMCA campers learn dog safety from trainers
YMCA campers learn dog...
State police: ESU members left post to search for Crooks at rally
State police: ESU memb...
Resolution honoring Corey Comperatore introduced by Kelly
Resolution honoring Co...
Secret Service director steps down after assassination attempt against former Pr...
Secret Service directo...
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Nonprofit calls for donations
July 24, 2024 Local News
More than a year after Clay Township and Butler County began efforts to mitigate flooding along Beaver Dam Road, progress has been made toward making sure the road no lon...
July 24, 2024 Local News
The Butler Farm Show board is working on additional security for its upcoming 76th annual show because of the July 13 assassination attempt on former President Donald Tru...
July 24, 2024 Agriculture
Harmony-based US Liner Company was sold earlier this month to TRANSTEX, an Indianapolis-based company specializing in emission-reducing aerodynamic solutions in the trans...
July 23, 2024 Business
This story first appeared in How We Care, a weekly newsletter by Spotlight PA featuring original reporting and perspectives on how we care for one another at all stag...
July 24, 2024 Pennsylvania News
News
A resolution to formally establish a task force charged with investigating the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump at the Butler Farm Show grounds on...
July 24, 2024 Local News
July 24, 2024 Local News
Verizon will be conducting three valve repairs in Cranberry Township on Wednesday and Thursday, July 24 and 25, on Route 19. During the repairs, there will be single lane...
July 23, 2024 Local News
All Saints Parish in Butler announced on Facebook that in light of recent events at the Butler Farm Show grounds, it has decided to postpone its Twilight 5K and 1-Mile Fu...
July 23, 2024 Local News
The Slippery Rock Area School District and two other local educational institutions will receive nearly $60,000 combined in grants. Rep. Tim Bonner, R-17th, announced Mon...
July 23, 2024 Government
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Community
BUTLER TWP — If there was one message Sandee Welch and Bob Henry wanted guests to take awa...
Today's Verse
Chuckle of the Day
 
HARDWICK, Vt. — A year after epic summer flooding delayed the official opening of New Engl...
July 23, 2024
A rummage sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, at ...
July 22, 2024
The Concordia at Cabot skilled nursing unit activities department is seeking donations of ...
July 20, 2024
Pioneers coach to lead Team USA in 3x3 men’s basketball Joe Lewandowski will open his lugg...
July 20, 2024
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Sports
Andy Reid has three Super Bowl rings, leads two different franchises in victories and he’s...
 
PITTSBURGH — Rookie Paul Skenes lost for the first time in 12 career major league starts, ...
July 23, 2024
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Donovan McMillon roams Pittsburgh’s secondary thinking about angles to t...
July 23, 2024
Jack Ogoreuc won a junior national championship two weeks ago in the Smallbore 3 Posit...
July 23, 2024
Fast starts had eluded the Butler Iron Bucks for much of the season, but not with everythi...
July 22, 2024
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Editorial
July 24, 2024 Cartoons
President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders wrote in a recent op-ed that there’s “no rational reason” why Americans pay the highest prices in the worl...
July 24, 2024 Other Voices
Something is being done at the intersection of Route 8 and Branchton Road, and while debate may remain over whether or not it’s the right “something,”...
July 24, 2024 Our Opinion
Paying for healthcare in America is a complicated business. In recent years, the government has taken valuable steps to reduce the harm that unexpecte...
July 23, 2024 Other Voices
Over the last week, Butler County played host to the Can-Am Police-Fire Games, and we’re happy to say not only did it go off without a hitch, but the ...
July 23, 2024 Our Opinion
Business
U.S. regulators are investigating how Delta Air Lines is treating passengers affected by canceled and delayed flights as the airline struggles to rec...
July 24, 2024 Business
LOS ANGELES — The nation's housing slump deepened in June as sales of previously occupied homes slowed to their slowest pace since December, hampered ...
July 23, 2024 Business
DETROIT — U.S. customers who bought a new General Motors vehicle last quarter paid an average of just under $49,900, a price that helped push the comp...
July 23, 2024 Business
Cleveland-Cliffs plans to establish a new electrical distribution transformer production plant in Weirton, W.Va., which is expected to be completed by...
July 23, 2024 Business
DETROIT — U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that some Ram pickup trucks and Jeep Wagoneer SUVs can lose power, shift into park ...
July 22, 2024 Business
Weekend Entertainment
The Ultimate Zelie Challenge, an obstacle course event and camp will celebrate its 10 year anniversary this year and will take place Monday through Friday, July 29 to Aug...
July 24, 2024 Weekend Entertainment
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Arts & Entertainment
NEW YORK — The shades are on, the skinny tie is knotted and the fedora is perched just so — Dan Aykroyd is ready to look back. The actor-comedian is revving up the Blu...
July 24, 2024 Arts & Entertainment
Sharon Stone can act — that we knew. But after her near-fatal brain hemorrhage in 2001, she took up painting, and she’s better than good, according to pal Cheri Kaufman. ...
July 23, 2024 People
Eminem’s 12th studio album, “The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grâce),” has debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, unseating Taylor Swift’s “The Tortured Poets Departm...
July 22, 2024 Arts & Entertainment
NEW YORK — Abdul “Duke” Fakir, the last surviving original member of the beloved Motown group the Four Tops that was known for such hits as “Reach Out, I’ll Be There” and...
July 22, 2024 National News
Moviegoers ran toward the tornadoes this weekend, propelling “ Twisters ” to a blockbuster opening. The standalone sequel to the 1996 hit made $80.5 million in ticket sa...
July 22, 2024 Arts & Entertainment
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Special Sections
Welcome addition CRANBERRY TWP — Ken “K.D.” Walker has a background in both hockey and law enforcement. Both helped bring him to the ice for the 2024 Can-Am Police-Fire G...
July 22, 2024 Special Sections
Hockey teams take the ice Friday to Sunday
July 19, 2024 Special Sections
First responders from all over the country are flocking to Butler County to compete in the weeklong 2024 Can-Am Police-Fire Games. Along the way, competitors may stop by ...
July 18, 2024 Special Sections
NEW YORK — Michael Solender and his wife have been together for 42 years. They slept in the same bed for the first 10, taking to separate rooms after that. Their sleep se...
July 17, 2024 Special Sections
Summer is the time of the year to be extra vigilant about protecting your skin from the itchy and painful menace of solar erythema — a.k.a., sunburns. While they may seem...
July 17, 2024 Special Sections
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Seeking Refuge
Every morning Irena Tkachenko starts her day the same way: by telephoning her relatives and friends in Ukraine to see if they are still OK. Tkachenko,...
February 24, 2023 Local News
Three young Ukrainian families who escaped their war-torn hometown of Kharkov think the American holiday of Thanksgiving is a good time to say they ca...
November 23, 2022 Local News
CRANBERRY TWP — Huge, steaming pots of homemade food and endless carafes of coffee and tea sustain 11 adults and children seeking refuge at the crowde...
July 16, 2022 Local News
When it comes to helping those in need, Butler County residents have proven their generosity again and again by donating amounts large and small strai...
June 20, 2022 Local News
Two young Ukrainian families are relieved to be watching the deer and chipmunks frolic on their hosts’ Cranberry Township lawn, and not wondering wher...
June 18, 2022 Local News
Digital Divide
HARRISBURG — In the coming years, Pennsylvania will receive more than $1 billion in federal funding to bring high-speed internet access to everyone in...
August 30, 2023 Pennsylvania News
The Biden administration on Monday continued its push toward internet-for-all by 2030, announcing about $667 million in new grants and loans to build ...
August 22, 2023 National News
STATE COLLEGE — Before Pennsylvania can spend an almost $1.2 billion windfall of federal funding for high-speed internet, it must figure out how to us...
July 18, 2023 Pennsylvania News
The Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority is asking for the public’s opinion until Friday, March 10 on two potential action plans for wider int...
February 27, 2023 Local News
CRANBERRY TWP — Pennsylvania is set to get a piece of $42.5 billion in federal money to help expand broadband internet access to underserved areas. On...
February 17, 2023 Business

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