Erie Homecoming 2019: Accelerator for America Founder Makes Case for Investing
Erie Homecoming 2019: Accelerator for America Founder Makes Case for Investing

Erie Homecoming 2019 is all about attracting investment in the Erie region, especially eight federal Opportunity Zones. The founder of Accelerator for America is Erie for the first time and already making the case.

8 hrs 54 mins ago
Damage From High Winds in Thunderstorm
Damage From High Winds in Thunderstorm

Trees come down in high winds and thunderstorms. Ashtabula County hard hit.

9 hrs 33 mins ago
Erie Support for Families, A Sign of Area's Unity
Erie Support for Families, A Sign of Area's Unity

As the community tries to move forward they're still praying for and keeping in mind the family and friends who were affected by this tragedy.

12 hrs 52 mins ago
Clear the Shelters Gets Over 80 Animals Adopted Locally
Clear the Shelters Gets Over 80 Animals Adopted Locally

In Erie, more than four shelters participated in the day with various discounts and waivers to help get pets adopted.

August 17th, 8:02 PM EDT
Diggers and Dozers Carnival Benefits Make-A-Wish
Diggers and Dozers Carnival Benefits Make-A-Wish

Games, rides and treats for kids ages 4-12.

August 17th, 7:04 PM EDT
Obituaries for Children Killed in Sunday's Daycare Fire
Obituaries for Children Killed in Sunday's Daycare Fire

Read the obituaries for four of the children killed in Sunday's daycare fire.

August 15th, 10:05 AM EDT
Community Shows Support At Homegoing Service for Fire Victims
Community Shows Support At Homegoing Service for Fire Victims

The service celebrated the lives of the victims.

August 17th, 5:43 PM EDT
Comfort and Hope Offered at Funeral for Four Children Killed in Daycare Fire
Comfort and Hope Offered at Funeral for Four Children Killed in Daycare Fire

La’Myhia Jones, 8; Luther Jones Jr., 6; Ava Jones, 4; and Jaydan Augustyniak, 9 months, were honored by hundreds of people.

August 17th, 2:31 PM EDT
Man Charged for Fleeing from DUI Checkpoint in Millcreek, Leading Officers on Chase
Man Charged for Fleeing from DUI Checkpoint in Millcreek, Leading Officers on Chase

A gold Toyota Camry with an Ohio plate entered the checkpoint set up in the 2400 block of W. 8 St. as part of a joint DUI Task Force operation around 11:52 p.m.

August 17th, 10:59 AM EDT
Crawford County Queen Loses Her Crown
Crawford County Queen Loses Her Crown

In less than 24 hours of receiving her crown, the 2019 Crawford County Fair Queen had her crown stripped from her.

August 16th, 11:38 PM EDT
Human Rights Activists Discuss Recent Human Trafficking Bust
Human Rights Activists Discuss Recent Human Trafficking Bust

Human trafficking is a global multi-million dollar business and is currently taking place right here in Erie.

August 16th, 11:16 PM EDT
Trip on a Tank: Niagara Falls
Trip on a Tank: Niagara Falls

Catch "Trips on a Tank" every Friday on Erie News Now at 7.

August 16th, 7:18 PM EDT
Neighbor Saved Two from Fatal Fire
Neighbor Saved Two from Fatal Fire

Kiehlmeier was hospitalized for two days after attempting to enter the home to save more.

August 16th, 6:43 PM EDT
VisitErie Introduces Four New Tours
VisitErie Introduces Four New Tours

The new tours offer a specific itinerary, so visitors know what to expect.

August 16th, 6:31 PM EDT
Human Trafficking Bust Worries Legitimate Asian Massage Businesses
Human Trafficking Bust Worries Legitimate Asian Massage Businesses

Reputable Asian massage businesses in the area, are concerned a human trafficking arrest shines a negative light on their business.

August 16th, 6:30 PM EDT
Erie News Now to Participate in Clear the Shelters
Erie News Now to Participate in Clear the Shelters

Erie News Now is part of a nationwide event to help our furry friends find a new home.

August 16th, 6:29 PM EDT
Data Protection Company Expanding, Moving into New Space
Data Protection Company Expanding, Moving into New Space

MCPc expects to add between 30 and 35 new technology-based security and sustainability jobs.

August 16th, 6:09 PM EDT
State Police Investigating Theft of Gun from Vehicle in Harborcreek
State Police Investigating Theft of Gun from Vehicle in Harborcreek

It happened at the Rite Aid at 4145 Buffalo Rd. around noon Thursday.

August 16th, 5:34 PM EDT
Lake Erie Algal Bloom Visible from Space
Lake Erie Algal Bloom Visible from Space

This image shows the bloom on July 30, as observed by the Operational Land Imager on the Landsat 8 satellite.

August 16th, 4:39 PM EDT
Pedestrian Crossing Five-Lane Highway Hit by Vehicle, Seriously Injured
Pedestrian Crossing Five-Lane Highway Hit by Vehicle, Seriously Injured

It was reported in the 18300 block of Conneaut Lake Rd. just west of Elk St. at 10:15 p.m.

August 16th, 3:19 PM EDT
Gov. Wolf Signs Executive Order Targeting Gun Violence
Gov. Wolf Signs Executive Order Targeting Gun Violence

In what many are calling unprecedented action, Governor Wolf’s executive order establishes new agencies and programs to combat gun violence in the Commonwealth.

August 16th, 2:19 PM EDT
Gannon, Mercyhurst University Students Move in
Gannon, Mercyhurst University Students Move in

Upperclassmen and staff greeted the new students right at the road.

August 16th, 2:05 PM EDT
Invasive Water Chestnut Found in Chautauqua Lake Outlet
Invasive Water Chestnut Found in Chautauqua Lake Outlet

A volunteer found one water chestnut plant while a group was examining dense stands of native water lily.

August 16th, 1:28 PM EDT
Semi Veers off Interstate 90 Near North East, Rolls onto Side
Semi Veers off Interstate 90 Near North East, Rolls onto Side

The crash happened near mile marker 40 around 10:30 a.m.

August 16th, 12:38 PM EDT
Police Investigating Theft of Wallet at Country Fair in Millcreek
Police Investigating Theft of Wallet at Country Fair in Millcreek

Detectives released surveillance photos from the Country Fair at 2841 W. 12 St. on Monday.

August 16th, 11:47 AM EDT
Pennsylvania's Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly
Pennsylvania's Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly

Unemployment rose by 4,000 for the first time in 2019.

August 16th, 11:24 AM EDT
Funeral Procession Route for Daycare Fire Victims
Funeral Procession Route for Daycare Fire Victims

The public viewing will run 10 a.m. until noon. The funeral services will immediately follow.

August 15th, 5:24 PM EDT
Erie Zoo Hosts First Wild Wine Dinner Event
Erie Zoo Hosts First Wild Wine Dinner Event

The Erie Zoo teamed up with the Cork 1794 to present their first Wild Wine dinner event.

August 16th, 12:35 AM EDT
Erie Takes First Steps Towards New Voting Machines
Erie Takes First Steps Towards New Voting Machines

By the 2020 primary election all 67 Pennsylvania counties are required to have new voting systems that provide a paper trail.

August 16th, 12:09 AM EDT
Memorial Celebrates The Life Of Children In The Daycare Fire
Memorial Celebrates The Life Of Children In The Daycare Fire

Families, friends, and the members of the community celebrated the lives of the daycare fire victims.

August 15th, 11:48 PM EDT