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‘I’ll Show You’: 4-Year-Old Helps Deputies Catch Fugitive Hiding In Greensburg Apartment
GREENSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — One the run from the law, Jesse Lawson’s trail to jail started when Westmoreland County Sheriff’s deputies got a tip.
MATTHEW DARBY: Suspect in murder of Pitt student accepts plea deal
Matthew Darby, the man accused in the beating death of Pitt student Alina Sheykhet, has accepted a plea deal.
Derry man accused of showing gun during road rage incident on Route 30
Michael E. Reffo, 43, was charged this week terroristic threats, harassment, disorderly conduct and careless driving.
Former Monongahela woman accused in fatal 2017 DUI crash waives charges
Buy NowHolly Tonini/Observer-ReporterTyra Laann Daube, center, walks out of District Judge Jay Weller’s office in North Strabane Township Tuesday.Holly Tonini
Dauphin County inmate charged with raping Johnstown woman
Carlton F. Watler, 33, was charged with rape, sexual assault, kidnapping, terroristic threats and simple assault, capping a two-year investigation on Oct. 16, 2018.
West Newton woman charged for allegedly breaking into a home, assaulting woman
Charges have been filed against a West Newton woman who allegedly broke into her ex-boyfriend's home in search of their dog and assaulted his current girlfriend.Melissa Sue Horner, 33, was charged with burglary, simple assault and two criminal mischief charges before a Westmoreland County magistrate
Alert residents lead police to three arrests in Duquesne
Around that same time, a neighbor called 911 after seeing Shantel Griffin knocking on the door of an elderly woman’s home. The homeowner did not answer the door. The three people left the scene, police said.
NEW CASTLE HOMICIDES: Mom, child and man found dead in New Castle home
When officers arrived, the found a woman, child and man were dead. Police are not saying how they were killed.
Deputies say 4-year-old led them to fugitive hiding in Greensburg apartment
Sgt. Irvin Shipley, with the sheriff’s department, reported in court documents that after officers entered the apartment of Lauren Byrd in the Autumn Brook Apartment Complex along Allegheny Avenue, the child led police to the fugitive, Jesse Vaughn Lawson, 24, who was hiding inside a locked utility
Police seek leads in cold-case killing
By The Indiana GazetteLOYALHANNA TOWNSHIP, Westmoreland County — Willie Frain’s killer disappeared into the night 30 years ago, but not so have investigators’ hopes of finding whoever that might be.State troopers have again dusted off the cold-case file of the pedestrian hit-and-run death a generati
‘I Wrapped Him Up In An Extension Cord’: Tire Shop Employees Fight Back During Robbery Attempt
“A gentleman comes in, told me that he was on hard times,” said Beaver. “His wife threw him out, he was living in his car, he had a flat tire and he was on the way to work.”
Greensburg seeks holiday parade participants
The parade marks the start of the Christmas season in Greensburg, and draws up to 8,000 attendees a year.
Complaints from neighbors lead to arrest of alleged drug dealer
GREENSBURG, Pa.- Greensburg police said they were led to an apartment complex because of recent complaints from neighbors about drug activity.Officers were patrolling and doing surveillance of Eastmont apartments when they saw someone pull in and not stop completely at a stop sign.That driver was Ni
Man to represent himself in murder appeal for killing his father in law in Donegal
Michael Martin, 47, told Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court Judge Christopher Feliciani that he was not pleased with the work of his court-appointed lawyer and insisted that he will now defend himself as he continues to fight his first-degree murder conviction.
Funds needed to finish 'best kept secret in Pennsylvania'
It’s beautiful and breathtaking, yet very few people know about it.However, that’s all going to change when Bill Brisbane and the Mountain Watershed Association are able to finish the 4.3-mile stretch of the Indian Creek Valley Trail through the Indian Creek gorge near the Indian Creek Valley reserv
Police search for men who held gun to clerks head during robbery near Station Square
Once inside the store the suspects approached a female cashier, held a gun to her head and demanded money, police said.
Rash of car thefts has police, residents on alert
Monroeville police are on high alert after the thefts of three cars in the last three months, a number the police chief tells Channel 11 is highly unusual.The keys were left inside all three cars, which were left unlocked, police said.Two of the cars have been found.Channel 11 has surveillance video
Kennywood has skeleton crew working on new coaster
Facebook|KennywoodKennywood has a skeleton crew hard at work on its new coaster, The Steel Curtain, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.Facebook|KennywoodKennywood has a skeleton crew hard at work on its new coaster, The Steel Curtain, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.Facebook|KennywoodKennywood has a skeleton crew
Charleroi woman charged with allegedly stealing opioids from cancer patient
Charges have been filed against a Charleroi woman after she allegedly stole Oxycontin pills from a cancer patient in Ellsworth.State police filed charges of neglect care of a care-dependent person, recklessly endangering another person and theft by unlawful taking against Dorothy Elizabeth Taylor, 3
KIMBERLEY KESSLER: Butler County woman admits to being on the run from FBI for 25 years
A woman originally from Butler County has admitted to being on the run from the FBI for the past 25 years.>>RELATED: New evidence released in case oflocalwoman accused in Fla. mother's murderRelated HeadlinesNew evidence released in case of local woman accused in Fla. mother's murderLocal woman char