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Cop who fatally shot unarmed 17-year-old boy was sworn in just 90 minutes before, police sources say

New reports find an East Pittsburgh police officer who killed an unarmed 17-year-old Antwon Rose, while he tried to run away during a traffic stop was only sworn in less than two hours before the incident. An East Pittsburgh police officer who killed an unarmed 17-year-old while he tried to run awa

FOXNEWS - 2018-06-21 16:59:55

Lawyer: Fatally shot teen didn’t pose an immediate threat

Leonard Hammonds II, of Penn Hills, right, points out that a Turtle Creek Police officer has his hand on his weapon during a rally in East Pittsburgh, Pa., on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at a protest regarding the shooting death of Antwon Rose by an East Pittsburgh Police officer during a traffic stop

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2018-06-21 15:22:10

Cops: Greensburg man had cocaine hidden in Westmoreland County Prison cell

Akeem Abdul Jabar Vance, 34, is back at the county lockup on $25,000 bond on the new allegations.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-06-20 11:55:02

4 suspects to have separate murder trials in stabbing death of Youngwood man

Police charged Christopher David, 40; Jason Sullenberger, 40, Michael Covington Jr., 21, and Linda Kay Quidetto, 41, all of Youngwood, in connection with the Nov. 9 stabbing death of 50-year-old Matthew Genard.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-06-21 13:00:56

Greensburg hires contractor for start of pool renovation

City leaders this week hired Pittsburgh contractor Golon Inc. to handle the first stage of the project, and work will begin as soon as the paperwork is finalized, said city Administrator Kelsye Milliron.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-06-21 13:15:52

Flooding forces swift water rescues in Westmoreland County

Swift water rescue crews pulled people to safety amid flooding in Donegal, Westmoreland County, on Wednesday.

WTAE.COM - 2018-06-21 00:45:00

Officer who fatally shot running teen in East Pittsburgh was just sworn in

Large crowds of protesters filled the streets of East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Wednesday, to demand change after anofficer shot and killed an unarmed black teen. Cellphone video appears to show 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. running from police Tuesday night. Rose was shot three times and died later a

CBS NEWS - 2018-06-21 07:44:00

LIVE: Aerial tour of flooding damage in Western Pennsylvania

Follow Sky 4 as our helicopter flies over areas affected by last night's severe flooding in Western Pennsylvania.(Tap the video player above for live video.)

WTAE.COM - 2018-06-21 12:21:00

Melvin Knight seeks to withdraw guilty plea in Mt. Pleasant woman's killing

Knight, 28, was one of six Greensburg roommates convicted for Daugherty's killing. Prosecutors said Knight stabbed Daugherty in the heart at the end of a two-day period where she was held captive, tortured and possibly raped.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-06-20 14:15:52

The Latest: Police identify teen fatally shot while fleeing

Police say the car stopped late Tuesday in the town of East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, matched the description of a vehicle being sought in a nonfatal shooting in a nearby town.

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-06-20 19:44:32

EAST PITTSBURGH SHOOTING: 17-year-old shot, killed by police in East Pittsburgh

Police processing suspects gray car along Grandview Ave in East Pittsburgh. County investigators believe this car was involved in a separate shooting in N Braddock where man was wounded. Suspects fled. 1 suspect shot, another in custody and police still searching for the third.pic.twitter.com/xz1AuU

WPXI - 2018-06-20 06:24:21

Water rescue underway in Westmoreland County

A water rescue is underway at the Kingston Dam on Loyalhanna Creek in Westmoreland County.AdvertisementDetails on the rescue were not immediately released, but Pittsburgh's Action News 4 has a crew on the scene.Refresh article for updates.

WTAE.COM - 2018-06-19 21:55:00

28 indicted on drug charges after FBI wiretap probe into Greenway Boy Killas street gang

A federal grand jury has accused the alleged members and affiliates of Greenway Boy Killas, or GBK, of conspiring to possess and sell large amounts of crack cocaine, powder cocaine and heroin.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-06-20 19:15:53

One injured in Youngwood crash

Updated less than a minute agoOne man was taken to Forbes Hospital after he crashed into the back of a parked car on 4th Street in Youngwood around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to Youngwood Fire Chief Lloyd Crago.The parked car was pushed into a utility pole.The driver suffered non-life threa

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-06-20 15:57:54

Shooting victim found dead in Braddock home

Police called to home on Talbot Ave. early WednesdayBRADDOCK, Pa. —The victim of a shooting was found dead inside an apartment in Braddock early Wednesday morning, police said.Braddock officers discovered the body when they responded to a call for shots fired in the 500 block of Talbot Avenue just a

WTAE.COM - 2018-06-20 16:48:00

Power outage hits downtown Greensburg

Barry Reeger|Trib Total MediaWestmoreland County Courthouse in downtown GreensburgWest Penn Power expects electricity in downtown Greensburg to remain out until at least 2 p.m. due to an equipment failure issue Tuesday morning.Power to the Westmoreland County Courthouse and other buildings went out


OC man hurt in 322 crash

An Oil City man was injured in a two-vehicle crash around 9:25 a.m. Saturday along Route 322 in Elk Township, Clarion County.Clarion state police said Melvin Kapp, 71, of Shippenville, was trying to turn his Subaru Outback left onto Route 322 from Pine City Road and pulled out in front of a GMC Yuko

DERRICK - 2018-06-20 05:30:55

Drug bust leads to 2 arrests after citizens voice concerns

Authorities said Jabbar Womble, 46, of Penn Hills, and Michael Macon, 49, of Homewood, were found to be in possession of heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana.


Police chase through residential Jeannette neighborhood nets arrest, drugs

Adam Scott Knerien, 36, is accused of leading authorities up and down several streets between Gaskill and College avenues before being caught, police said.


Some still without power in downtown Greensburg, North Huntingdon

Updated 2 minutes agoElectricity to downtown Greensburg properties was interrupted Tuesday due to an equipment failure issue, West Penn Power said.Power to the Westmoreland County Courthouse and other buildings went out before 11 a.m. The courthouse ran on an emergency generator for about an hour be