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3 sentenced in death of man found beaten down embankment

READING, Pa. (AP) - Three more defendants have been sentenced to prison for their roles in the death of a man found beaten at the bottom of an eastern Pennsylvania embankment. Twenty-two-year-old Kyle Adams was sentenced last week to 20 to 40 years in the December 2016 death of 18-year-old Donavin Y

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 13:30:00

Greensburg man tells police, 'I'm on heroin,' after 20-mile chase on snowy roads

Updated 6 minutes ago A Greensburg man admitted he was high on heroin during a high-speed, 20-mile police chase on snowy roads early Wednesday, according to city police. David Wayne Negich, 51, allegedly fled a traffic stop in Greensburg at 2 a.m. and ultimately rammed a city officer's cruiser in

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 18:15:59

Police, Emergency & Courts

State police reported that one driver was injured at 5 p.m. Wednesday in a collision on Old Route 119 at Spring Road. A northbound Pontiac Grand Am driven by Samuel Adams, of Homer City, crested the hill approaching the intersection and failed to stop before it hit a Ford Focus driven by Donna Tasso


Two men charged in Walmart theft

BURRELL TOWNSHIP - Two Washington County men took just six minutes to steal almost $6,000 worth of merchandise from a Walmart store near Blairsville, state police reported Tuesday. Troopers at Indiana filed felony retail theft charges against Joshua Kefover, 32, of Donora, and Darryl Trinkala, 40, o

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 14:00:00

As Toys 'R' Us closes, some local shoppers mourn, some seek deals

Updated less than a minute ago Some shoppers came to Toys "R" Us in Hempfield Thursday to hunt for bargains. Others came to pay their respects. The Donohoe Road store will join every other Toys "R" Us location and close for good within the next couple months as the once-mighty toy retailer shut

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-22 16:04:00

Knoxville woman once facing up to life in prison gets 6 1/2 to 13 years for deadly botched robbery

Updated 6 minutes ago A woman previously facing a maximum of life in prison for second-degree murder who had that verdict vacated pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to third-degree murder for her part in the deadly botched robbery of a North Braddock man in 2015. Destiny Walker, 19, pleaded guilty

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 17:57:53

Jury awards family more than $47 million in Conemaugh malpractice case

After a two-day trial and a surprise ruling by a judge that decided a portion of the case, a federal jury ordered Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center and Dr. John Chan to pay a Texas couple more than $47 million in damages for treatment that resulted in their daughter's disfigurement. (WJAC) JOHNSTOW

WJAC TV - 2018-03-22 16:06:19

Johnstown's Coney Island restaurant sold, new owners expect to reopen in April

Johnstown's Coney Island Lunch has been sold. The spot on Clinton Street is shown here on Thursday, March 22, 2018.By Todd Berkey tberkey@tribdem.com A local eatery filled with plenty of history, nostalgia, and chili sauce-covered hot dogs will soon open its doors again. Johnstown's iconic Coney Isl

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-03-22 19:54:00

Jury considers compensation in Johnstown malpractice case; family of child seeks $3 million

A medical malpractice civil case involving head injuries sustained by a newborn at a Johnstown hospital in 2012 is now in a jury's hands. Attorneys on both sides delivered two divergent closing arguments Thursday to urge for what both described as "fair" compensation for the now five-year-old child,

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-03-22 15:44:00

Police: S. Greensburg woman ordered to jail in alleged stabbing

Updated 2 minutes ago A 32-year-old woman was charged with allegedly stabbing a man inside her Southwest Greensburg apartment Tuesday with a "small butcher's cleaver" during an argument, police said. Shanell L. Morris was arraigned Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, assau

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 18:15:58

Johnstown man stole air fresheners from Sheetz, 2nd time in one-month span, police say

JOHNSTOWN - A Johnstown man accused of stealing air fresheners last month is back at it, according to police. Police said they were called to the Oakhurst Community for reports of a man yelling and trying to enter an apartment just after 5 a.m. Wednesday. According to police, they arrested Malik Ru

WJAC TV - 2018-03-21 11:42:43

Johnstown man faces drug charges

A Johnstown man was charged in federal court in Johnstown on Wednesday with distributing less than 100 grams of heroin. Willie Gene Gulley Jr., 49, sold 50 bags of heroin to a confidential informant on Tuesday during a controlled drug buy, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-03-22 00:00:00

At least one person burned, three taken to hospital in Vandergrift apartment building fire

Crews were having problems with water pressure while trying to put the fire out, officials said. It is unclear at this time if there were other people inside when the fire started. This story is developing. Check back for details. Crews were having problems with water pressure while trying to put t

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:53:00

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Prosecutors rule out death penalty for man charged in Hornerstown killing

Larry Benefield Fason Jr., 55, of Messenger Street, has been charged with criminal homicide and aggravated assault after the body of Angela Lunn, 32, of Hornerstown, was found on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.Submitted photo EBENSBURG - A Johnstown man charged with killing a local woman and discarding her bo


Johnstown woman charged with selling heroin in front of her children

A Johnstown woman faces drug and child endangerment charges after police said they discovered the woman was selling drugs out of her home. (Cambria County Prison) JOHNSTOWN - A Johnstown woman faces drug and child endangerment charges after police said they discovered the woman was selling drugs out


Greensburg woman accused of shoplifting at Macy's twice tried to escape custody, police say

Updated less than a minute ago State police said a Greensburg woman who struggled with a Macy's store security guard in Hempfield as she allegedly left the store without paying for 15 items of clothing Saturday later made a second escape attempt. Jeannine A. Krautz, 35, was arraigned Sunday on ch


Winter weather advisory starts tonight, could impact tomorrow's commute

Updated less than a minute ago The first day of spring won't stop a storm from dumping up to 4 inches of snow in Westmoreland and Allegheny counties Tuesday and Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the region, starting 8 p.m. Tuesday and ending 24 hours


As storm approaches, PennDOT, Turnpike officials impose road restrictions

Updated less than a minute ago Restrictions on most Pennsylvania interstates will begin at 8 p.m. Tuesday in anticipation of significant snow that is expected to fall across the state. PennDOT is imposing a ban on empty straight CDL-weighted trucks, tractors hauling double trailers, tractors haul


Pittsburgh bank robbery suspects hops bus for short ride to jail

Updated 51 minutes ago A suspect hopped a Port Authority bus after robbing a Downtown Pittsburgh bank Monday, but his first stop landed him in jail. Police officers in more than a dozen vehicles converged on Smithfield Street, stopping the bus minutes later and nabbed the suspect, who was not imm