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Warrant in Rachael DelTondo's murder probe seeks to pinpoint ex's whereabouts

Catroppa, 36, of Robinson, held a news conference afterDelTondo's May 13 murderto say he had nothing to do it. They had been romantically involved for about eight years before breaking off their engagement more than a year ago.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-05-25 16:36:56

Police accuse Greensburg mom of passing out, leaving kids to care for themselves

A Greensburg mother is accused of leaving two children, ages 8 and 13, to fend for themselves over the course of five days after repeatedly passing out from abusing prescription medication, according to city police.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-05-25 12:33:56

Johnstown man accused of rape

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A Johnstown man is facing several charges including rape, according to police.

WJAC TV - 2018-05-25 14:05:50

How convenient: Second market opens in north Greensburg, 2 doors down from another

Many of the people checking out the new store have had one big question, co-owner Nayan Joyappa said: Why open 100 yards away from Gateway Convenience, which has stood about 100 yards away on the same Greensburg street since 2010?

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-05-25 22:15:56

State Police to stress Steer Clear Law

In particular, Lt. Joseph A. Loughran, Indiana station commander, and the Indiana Patrol Unit will be adopting a “zero tolerance” enforcement approach for drivers who fail to adhere to the requirements of the Steer Clear Law.

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-05-25 13:55:00

A crash along the Turnpike results in injuries and half-mile traffic backup

At least one person was injured and traffic was backed up nearly a half-mile on the Turnpike after a driver struck a jersey barrier in Penn Township, Westmoreland County.State troopers said the one-vehicle crash took place around 12:25 p.m. Saturday in the eastbound lane near mile marker 63.The exte

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-05-26 12:48:53

6-year-old boy killed in dog attack

Rick Vaughan, a friend of the boy’s family, told theAltoona Mirrorthat the attack happened just before 6 p.m. when the child's father was cutting grass, heard the mother screaming and discovered "the dog on the boy." The deadly attack occurred in the family's home on Gesser Avenue in Lakemont, which

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-05-25 07:50:00

3 Men Suspected Of Stealing More Than $1,000 In Merchandise From Walmart

WHITE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Police are trying to identify three men suspected of stealing more than $1,000 in merchandise from a Walmart in Indiana County.State police say they believe three men stole about $1,020 worth of Roku devices and modems from the White Township Walmart just before 3 p.m. Wednes

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-05-25 13:57:48

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.


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.


LIGONIER BEACH CLOSED: Ligonier Beach not opening for 2018 season after flooding

For nearly a century, folks have flocked to Ligonier Beach, located off Route 30. But Channel 11 News has learned it won't be opening for the 2018 season because of serious flood damage.

WPXI - 2018-05-25 09:44:29

THOMAS STANKO: Missing woman's boyfriend has probation, parole revoked in court

GREENSBURG, Pa.-UPDATE 12:25 PMThe parole and probation for Thomas Stanko has been revoked by a judge in court Thursday.Stanko was in court facing probation revocation.The estranged boyfriend of a missing Westmoreland County woman will face a judge Thursday.Thomas Stanko will be in court for a proba


Former NFL Player, University of Pittsburgh Star Found Dead

Buckzowski, 54, starred as a defensive lineman at Gateway High School and Pitt before becoming the Los Angeles Raiders' first-round draft pick in 1986. He also played for the Phoenix Cardinals and Cleveland Browns before his career ended in 1990.


Person Of Interest In Westmoreland County Woman’s Disappearance Jailed For Assault

GREENSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — Already in jail on multiple charges,Thomas Stanko, the man investigators called the “person of interest” in the disappearance of Cassandra Gross, was found in violation of parole on Thursday.


Record holiday travel expected; Turnpike to see 2.3 million vehicles over weekend

Traffic during the Memorial Day weekend probably will not be as light as it was Thursday, May 24, 2018, at the intersection of I-70 and Route 30 in Breezewood.By John Rucoskyjrucosky@tribdem.com

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-05-25 03:30:00

Jeannette seeking citizen help for drug complaints

Updated 2 minutes agoJeannette police are tapping into a plentiful resource — citizens — to target drug dealers.The department recently put together a complaint form that seeks specific details about drug transactions citizens may witness. Police Chief Shannon Binda said he based the form off of a s

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-05-25 07:15:54

Ligonier man seeks new trial on double murder convictions

Eric Hall, 35, was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder for the 2011 killings of Anthony Henderson and Noel Richards. The couple, both 24, were each shot in the head.


Police find 57 marijuana plants in Jeannette home

Aaron Thomas Hopkins, 37, is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison on drug-related offenses.


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.


Johnstown man charged with assault after disagreement over beer coozie, police say

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A Johnstown man is facing assault charges after an argument turned physical over a beer coozie, according to police.