News Live 365: December 19th & 20th
December 20, 20227:41 am
A Tionesta man was hospitalized in a five-car collision between Pleasantville and Titusville. Last Tuesday afternoon a series of collisions were caused by one inattentive driver on a stretch of Route 27 known as Titusville Road in Oil Creek Township, Venango County. Crash scene investigators say 20-year-old Aden Anderson of Titusville failed to notice a line of cars that were stopped while a vehicle ahead of them was making a left turn and drove into the vehicle at the end of the column at highway speed, causing a chain reaction. A 27-year-old man in the vehicle Anderson hit directly was not wearing a seatbelt and had to be taken to Titusville Hospital.
Pennsylvania’s Senator Pat Toomey gave a farewell address to the United States Senate over the weekend; he is stepping down after two terms and will be replaced by Democrat John Fetterman. In his farewell address, he thanked PA voters for electing him to the Senate for two terms and said it was the greatest honor of his professional career. He urged his colleagues to keep the filibuster.
A Conneaut Lake Woman admitted to police she lied about a violent crime. The woman identified in Court records as Kelly Haug, 37, reported being attacked by her ex-boyfriend on October 30th of this year, claiming he strangled and assaulted her. On December 2nd she recanted her statement and told police the event never happened and was charged with unsworn falsification to law enforcement; those charges were dismissed in court on Friday.
According to the Department of Labor, unemployment in Pennsylvania remains historically low. The commonwealth’s unemployment rate hovers at 4% and has made little change since October, this is the lowest unemployment numbers have been in state history.
Embattled Philidelphia DA Larry Krasner has appealed to the Commonwealth Court in an attempt to end impeachment proceedings initiated by the General Assembly. Krasner is seeking for the court to intervene before his impeachment trial in the State Senate which is scheduled for next year once new lawmakers are sworn in.