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Police: Couple abandoned 2-year-old son at day care
EBENSBURG – A Cambria County couple faces criminal charges, accused of abandoning their 2-year-old son at a day care center with an apparent cigarette burn on his chest, authorities said.
State police investigate bank robbery in Bedford County
He was last seen wearing a short-sleeve, button-up, black shirt with floral print, a white undershirt, blue jeans and black hat with the letter "H" on it. He had tattoos on his arms and neck.
Man struck by train in Somerset Borough
Somerset emergency crews responded to a report of a male pedestrian struck by a train Thursday afternoon in the borough.According to Somerset County 911, the incident occurred at about 3:20 p.m. on the 200 block of North Pleasant Avenue.The man was hit by a CSX train, according to 911 officials.A Co
Former Bedford County district attorney among those hired to work in office
District Attorney Lesley Childers-Potts said she hired Diehl, who has been practicing as a private attorney and a private hearing officer, because of his tremendous experience.
Police looking to ID woman involved in $1,500 Walmart theft
INDIANA, Pa.- Police are asking for the public’s assistance identifying a woman who, along with another woman, is suspected of stealing nearly $1,500 in merchandise from a Walmart in Indiana County.
Cumberland woman charged in assault complaint
Alyssa Dayle Collins, 25, was charged with second-degree assault and later released on her personal recognizance by a district court commissioner.
Off Pitt Street Theater schedules events
One Friday each month, Off Pitt Street will host a Family Fun Film Festival with a classic family film. This month’s festival will feature Tim Curry, Tom Cruise and Mia Sara in Ridley Scott’s 1985 classic fantasy “Legend,” rated PG. The event is free and donations are accepted. Light refreshments wi
Multiple Arrests Made in Frostburg Fight
On May 24th, 2018, at approximately 12:30hrs, Deputies from the Allegany County Sheriff's Office were directed to Wild Things Restaurant and Bar, Frostburg, MD to assist the Frostburg Police with a large altercation. Upon arrival Deputies found a large unruly crowd off approximately 100 persons in f
Cresaptown man charged in Route 220 burglary
CUMBERLAND — A Cresaptown man remained jailed Wednesday without bond following his arrest in connection with the burglaries of residences in the area of Bowling Green, Cresaptown and Rawlings, according to the C3I Unit.
UPDATE: Pedestrian struck by train in Somerset Borough
State police and Somerset Borough police have responded to a train versus pedestrian accident in Somerset Borough.The accident occurred around 3:15 p.m. across from Mattress Warehouse Outlet along North Pleasant Avenue. The pedestrian, who was seen moving, was taken to an ambulance and may be flown
Sheriff’s Department Helps Make Contact with Driver in Distress
On May 23rd, 2018, The Allegany County Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) in reference to an employee whom was believed to be suffering from a medical condition. VDOT advised that one of their employees was currently operating a State vehicle that was
Pa. man accused of cracking man's skull in bar brawl over beer coozie
According to WJAC-TVin Johnstown, Pa., a 23-year-old man is accused of aggravated assault after a barroom argument over a beer coozie turned physical, sending the alleged victim to the ICU with a cracked skull.
She allegedly stole a bird, a dog, a gun, cash, and from State High kids. What now, after her spree's over?
An 18-year-old woman has been charged for a multitude of burglaries and thefts in the Centre County region that allegedly occurred since September.Zelia Fogelsanger, of Pine Grove Mills, isalready being detainedat the Centre County Correctional Facility on felony criminal trespassing charges, but Fe
ATV crash victim rescued by Trooper 5 crew
In this CTN file photo, Trooper 5, a Maryland State Police helicopter, flies over Rocky Gap State Park on Friday, March 23, 2018.
Authorities identify pedestrian killed on Winchester Road
The Allegany County Sheriff's Office said Clarence Henry Lee, 62, of Pennsylvania, was crossing several lanes of traffic when he was struck by a 2007 Dodge Nitro driven by Michael McTaggart, 23, of Flintstone.
Bedford DA office fills staff positions
Jonathan Thomas has been promoted to first assistant district attorney at a yearly salary of $43,000. Dwight Diehl has been hired as assistant district attorney at $42,000, Nancy Smith-Diehl as multi-disciplinary team coordinator at $23,500 and Cheryl L. Mays as secretary at $24,000.
ATV rider rolls down cliff, needs helicopter extraction
At about 7:15 p.m., Maryland State Police Aviation Trooper 5, based in Cumberland, Md., dispatched an AW-139 helicopter roughly half-a-mile above sea level over an old coal mining pit where the injured rider needed assistance. Emergency medical personnel also hiked to the location to aid in the resc
Traffic changes coming to Geistown | Intersection upgrade will include roundabout
The roundabout was the best of three design options considered for the project, said David Marchese, project manager for Prime AE Group, the consulting engineers for the project.
Defendant in Somerset murder trial testifies; jury to start deliberation Wednesday
SOMERSET, Pa. — Jamie McVicker, who is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and wounding another man, testified Tuesday that he was acting in self-defense because he believed the man had a weapon.
Cumberland woman arrested on assault charge
Virginia Lynn Walker, 36, is awaiting trial on a charge of second-degree assault relating to a complaint on May 18 at an unspecified city location.