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Indiana County woman charged after loaded, stolen handgun found in St. Bernard student's backpack

Now, state police believe that they have figured out how the stolen Ruger LCR .38 Special wound up in the boy’s backpack—and eventually, at the school.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-19 11:42:51

Woman accused of giving infant overdose of narcotic

MADSION COUNTY, Ind.- An Indiana woman is accused of giving her month-old baby an overdose of a narcotic,WXINreported.

WPXI - 2018-10-19 23:41:53

Indiana Social Center Craft Show and Basket Raffle

The Indiana Social Center Craft Show and Basket Raffle will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak St. There will be food available for purchase on-site. For more information or to inquire about availability of vendor space, email

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-20 09:00:00

Woman charged for putting gun in child's backpack

The police allege that Merlo, who is a family member of the student, stole the firearm from the student’s guardian’s vehicle on or about September 14th and then placed the firearm into the student’s backpack during a visit to the student’s home on September 16th.

WTAJ - 2018-10-19 13:43:32

Couple finds drunk man sleeping on downstairs couch

LEBANON, Ind.- An Indiana couple found an unwelcome visitor sleeping on their living room couch when they came downstairs one morning earlier this month, WXIN reported.

WPXI - 2018-10-19 23:01:54

Mild, wet winter predicted for much of U.S.

FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2015 file photo, a man jumps into Pontoosuc Lake in Pittsfield, Mass. The New England lake is typically frozen in December, but unusually warm temperatures have kept the water open. On Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, the National Weather Service forecasted a warmer than normal 2018-

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-19 13:55:00

16-year-old girl charged in connection with threat against local school district

ADAMS TOWNSHIP, Pa.- A 16-year-old girl has been charged in connection with athreat made against the Mars Area School District, according to police.

WPXI - 2018-10-19 17:07:47

Indiana woman faces multiple charges after chase

A woman from the state of Indiana is facing numerous charges, including robbery, motor vehicle theft and escape, following an incident that started in the Breezewood area on Wednesday.


'She Screamed Bloody Murder': Mom Says Daughter Got Terrible Rash From Venomous Caterpillar's Spiked Barbs

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Its name is just as impressive as it's look - the White Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar. It looks like a white caterpillar with a spiked hair style. Only those spikes are real and have barbs that will stick in skin and deliver venom. "They walked into the house and she started s

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-19 18:00:03

Police: Man with three personalities arrested

City police charged Shawn Michael Liptak, 28, of South 12th Street, with criminal trespass, obstruction of highways, disorderly conduct and harassment.

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-10-19 01:15:00

Inside Indiana: CROP Walk, fall fun, Potter's tour, Monopoly, etc.

Donations are divided, with 75 percent going toward world hunger projects, and 25 percent to the Indiana County Community Action Program.

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-19 13:45:00

Officials: Feb. fire was arson

Federal investigators have ruled that a fire that destroyed a house earlier this year in the ShadoWood housing development in White Township was deliberately set.Agents at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) field division in Philadelphia will continue their probe to pos

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-19 14:00:00

Primanti Bros. to open full restaurant, bar at Pittsburgh International Airport

Primanti Bros. dates to 1933, when Joe Primanti began selling sandwiches to hungry truckers via a lunch cart in the Strip District, then opened the storefront space on 18th Street between Penn Avenue and Smallman Street.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-19 13:30:49

Man sentenced in rape case

A day after pleading guilty to a Pittsburgh murder and another Allegheny County assault, and receiving a sentence of life without parole in the Pittsburgh slaying, a Greensburg man entered a guilty plea by a video hookup this morning to charges in a 2017 rape case in Indiana Borough.Matthew Isaiah D

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-18 13:45:00

At least 1 dead in shooting at home on Longfellow Street in Vandergrift

Michael DiVittorio|Tribune-ReviewVandergrift Police investigate the report of a man shot at a residence in the 500 block of Longfellow Street on Thursday night, Oct. 18, 2018.Michael DiVittorio|Tribune-ReviewVandergrift Police investigate the report of a man shot at a residence in the 500 block of L

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-18 23:42:50

Opioid crisis continues to affect local hospital admissions

Last year, one in 37 Pennsylvania hospital admissions were opioid-related, according to a research brief released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council.That included 201 admissions from Indiana County addresses, or 278 per 100,000. Statewide, PHC4 reported 36,712 admission

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-18 13:25:00

Police asking for help in finding suspects accused of fraud

WILMERDING, Pa.- Allegheny County police are asking for the public’s help in finding three access device fraud suspects.Channel 11 has learned several people in the Wilmerding area have reported their credit or debit card information was used without their permission at several locations in Alleghen

WPXI - 2018-10-18 14:36:57

Auto industry supplier plans $90 million Indiana expansion

The company plans to invest $90 million to increase its forging operations, purchasing and installing two hot forge presses and other equipment. As part of its expansion, the company plans to renovate existing space and expand its Columbus facility. Increased production is planned to start next fall


Man jailed in dog’s stabbing death

A White Township man is in jail after being accused of stabbing his dog to death with a kitchen knife at his residence, state police said.Benjamin Douglas Miller, 26, was charged with a third-degree felony for aggravated cruelty to animals resulting in serious bodily injury or death, a second-degree


Hidden cameras capture abuse victims confronting priest 30 years later

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - Sean Dougherty and Brian Sabo hadn't been back here together in nearly 30 years. "I don't have happy memories here. When I think of grade school I think of this. I think of the abuse," said Dougherty. - Advertisement - "You drive by something that most people just drive by, and we

WDEF - 2018-10-18 07:09:52