Defendant Enters Plea in 2016 Erie Murder
Defendant Enters Plea in 2016 Erie Murder

Guilty Plea in 2016 Erie Murder

2 hrs 22 mins ago
State Senate bill to cut Craft Beer Tax fails, but brewers are not giving up
State Senate bill to cut Craft Beer Tax fails, but brewers are not giving up

While the State Senate did pass separate bills reflecting tax reform, and alcohol, none included reform for the announced craft beer tax. At least, not in this year’s budget.

And that's why brewers like Jason Lavery are continuing to fight.

14 hrs 21 mins ago
Country Fair Robbery
Country Fair Robbery

The suspect left the store on foot with an unknown amount of cash.

14 hrs 46 mins ago
Fort Lebeouf School District employee honored with Friend of Education Award
Fort Lebeouf School District employee honored with Friend of Education Award

  Tim Hartman has been in Fort Leboeuf School District for nearly 40 years, but it was his work to help fix a bike for a student with special needs, which caught the eye of the district.

15 hrs 3 mins ago
Living Through A Tornado: Rolling Fields Residents Share Their Stories
Living Through A Tornado: Rolling Fields Residents Share Their Stories

Before she realized what was happening, the tornado's winds had ripped off her roof and lifted her from her bed. She and her dog landed beside her bed and when she realized her ceiling was gone, she started yelling for help.

15 hrs 52 mins ago
"Scary Fun" Opening Night of ZooBoo
"Scary Fun" Opening Night of ZooBoo

Opening night of ZooBoo festivities at the Erie Zoo.

15 hrs 57 mins ago
Erie Man Convicted on All Charges for High-Speed Chase, Shooting
Erie Man Convicted on All Charges for High-Speed Chase, Shooting

In March, Steele fired a gun at another vehicle, forcing it to crash into two parked cars near 23rd and Perry.

19 hrs 39 mins ago
Police: Fairview Man Convicted of Double Murder Considered a Suspected Serial Killer
Police: Fairview Man Convicted of Double Murder Considered a Suspected Serial Killer

State police say the Fairview man who confessed to killing his wife and stepdaughter, is responsible for six to eight other homicides across Pennsylvania.

20 hrs 15 mins ago
NBC Dateline Special on Erie Pizza Bombing Case Airs Friday Night
NBC Dateline Special on Erie Pizza Bombing Case Airs Friday Night

The special comes 15 years after the death of pizza deliveryman Brian Wells.

20 hrs 44 mins ago
Laughlin Optimistic Statute of Limitations Reform Bill Will Eventually Pass
Laughlin Optimistic Statute of Limitations Reform Bill Will Eventually Pass

Laughlin Still Thinks Deal Possible on Statute of Limitations Reforms

21 hrs 9 mins ago
Kelly, DiNicola dig into entitlement reform debate
Kelly, DiNicola dig into entitlement reform debate

On Wednesday, we explained how talk of entitlement reform is taking shape in the midterm elections. But it’s an issue that could go beyond the midterms because it’s politically unpopular for one party to enact entitlement reform on their own;

21 hrs 17 mins ago
New Photos Released of Erie Bank Robbery Suspect; Reward Offered
New Photos Released of Erie Bank Robbery Suspect; Reward Offered

It happened at the PNC Bank on East 38th and Pine Ave. just after 12:30 p.m.

October 18th, 12:51 PM
Average to Mild Winter Expected
Average to Mild Winter Expected

A mild winter could be in store for much of the United States this winter, according to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center.

22 hrs 51 mins ago
Diocese of Erie Receives Subpoena from U.S. Department of Justice
Diocese of Erie Receives Subpoena from U.S. Department of Justice

It comes as two people familiar with the investigation tell the Associated Press that the Department of Justice is investigating child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.

23 hrs 46 mins ago
Erie Medical Marijuana Grower/Processor to Hold Job Fair Saturday
Erie Medical Marijuana Grower/Processor to Hold Job Fair Saturday

Prior cannabis experience is not always required; comprehensive training will be provided.

October 18th, 2:32 PM
Police: Man Serving Life for Fairview Murder May be Connected to 6-8 Other Homicides in Northwestern Pennsylvania
Police: Man Serving Life for Fairview Murder May be Connected to 6-8 Other Homicides in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Regis Brown, 59, faces charges for the 1988 murder of Bryce Tompkins, 45, of New Castle, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

October 17th, 12:42 PM
Erie Offers Incentives to Investors with Opportunity Zones
Erie Offers Incentives to Investors with Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones in Erie is a program which offers tax breaks to investors.

October 18th, 12:28 PM
Never too old to Trick-or-Treat in Erie and Surrounding Areas
Never too old to Trick-or-Treat in Erie and Surrounding Areas

A family friendly and very popular Halloween event get its start tonight, Zoo Boo is kicking off at the Erie Zoo. It's a chance to do some of that trick-or-treating in a safe and friendly environment. There's no age limit in place for Zoo Boo.

October 18th, 11:57 AM
18th Annual Nonprofit Day Conference
18th Annual Nonprofit Day Conference

The nonprofit community is coming together to learn how to thrive, and not just survive.

October 18th, 10:31 AM
AAA Offers Free Battery Checks
AAA Offers Free Battery Checks

AAA East Central is hosting a Battery Wellness Clinic Thursday at the Erie branch on Peach St.

October 18th, 8:46 AM
Help Find Erie's Wanted Fugitives
Help Find Erie's Wanted Fugitives

Each week, Erie News Now teams up with the Erie County Sheriff's Office to help land wanted suspects behind bars.

October 18th, 3:56 AM
City Council votes to pass Quality of Life ticketing ordinance despite some neighbor complaints
City Council votes to pass Quality of Life ticketing ordinance despite some neighbor complaints

By a 5-2 decision, Erie City Council approved the ordinance. Proponents of the ordinance say it will help clean up neighborhoods overrun by blight. Though some still think this could wind up hurting the very people who live in neighborhoods.

October 18th, 12:06 AM
Local Family Turns Passion Into Business; Brings Convention to Erie
Local Family Turns Passion Into Business; Brings Convention to Erie

The grand opening of their new store will be Saturday, October 20th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They'll have food and beverages to celebrate their new location.

October 17th, 10:56 PM
Harborcreek Supervisors Deny Low-Income Housing Project
Harborcreek Supervisors Deny Low-Income Housing Project

The board wishes to conserve the commercial zones to promote businesses moving in. They are expecting a revised plan for the proposed project that would follow the area's zoning.

October 17th, 10:29 PM
Pizza Hut Raises Dough for Make-a-Wish
Pizza Hut Raises Dough for Make-a-Wish

The money came from donations that customers made during the summer.

October 17th, 7:05 PM
New Chancellor Dan Greenstein Visits Edinboro University
New Chancellor Dan Greenstein Visits Edinboro University

Edinboro University met face to face for the first time with the new chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

October 17th, 6:54 PM
Student Suspended for Bringing 'Inoperable' Gun to East Middle School
Student Suspended for Bringing 'Inoperable' Gun to East Middle School

The eighth grade student brought what was described as an "inoperable gun" into the building.

October 17th, 5:15 PM
Erie Man Pleads Guilty in Death of 11-Month-Old Son
Erie Man Pleads Guilty in Death of 11-Month-Old Son

Trevor Austin, 30, entered the plea to charges of involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of children.

October 17th, 5:02 PM
Talk of entitlement reform takes over as midterms near
Talk of entitlement reform takes over as midterms near

During a teleconference Wednesday, congressional Democrats largely blame the increase on Republican tax cuts, calling it a “bait and switch” on senior citizens.

October 17th, 4:58 PM
Marines & State Troopers Kick Off Erie's Toys for Tots Campaign
Marines & State Troopers Kick Off Erie's Toys for Tots Campaign

The 3rd annual "Stuff the Cruiser" event is set for this Saturday from noon to 4:00 p.m., at the Walmart off of upper Peach street.

October 17th, 11:53 AM