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2 accused in Jeanette shooting arrested, taken to jail
Two people accused of involvement in a shooting that injured a Jeannette woman last week surrendered to police Wednesday, said Chief Shannon Binda. Elijah T. Miles, 22, and DeJanette Ivy Crosby, 23, both of Mt. Pleasant, were taken to the Westmoreland County Prison early Wednesday evening.
Westmoreland City’s C.W. Meats to close
C.W. Meats in Westmoreland City is officially closing, according to a post on their Facebook page. The specialty food store will close when it sells out of products or at the end of the month.
Man faces drug, firearm charges in Westmoreland County after being released from prison
A former Homestead man who recently completed a prison term for dealing drugs in Westmoreland County was arraigned Tuesday after state troopers allegedly linked him to the 2015 seizure of three stolen firearms; contraband and $20,000 discovered in a South Huntingdon Township home.
Family: 15-year-old boy's friends lured him into a car with his enemy, murdered him
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sheriff deputies in New Mexico have arrested two brothers and another teen in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old Albuquerque boy. Deputies say Alex Wilson, 17, Russell Spencer, 17, and Scott Spencer, 19, have all been arrested and charged with kidnapping and murdering Ev
Pennsylvania lawmakers attempt to head off transportation funding problems
A state lawmaker announced Wednesday that she would lead the effort to address Pennsylvania’s looming transportation crisis and the possible $50 million annual revenue loss for the next three decades.
Jeannette police cars to have ‘In God We Trust’ decals
Jeannette police cars soon will be sporting a new decal that says “In God We Trust.”. City council unanimously approved the measure last week and Fejes Signs in Jeannette is working on a design.
Mother of crash victim testifies at suspect’s sentencing hearing: ‘I don’t want to be me’
Shannon Lakenan-Rowland can remember her mother holding her younger brother Joshua Jordan when he was a baby. On Thursday, Lisa Lakenan carried an urn containing his remains into a Westmoreland County courtroom. She placed it on the wooden ledge of the witness stand.
Attempted homicide, related charges filed in Jeannette shooting
Jeannette Police filed criminal charges Tuesday against two people accused of involvement in a shooting last week that injured a woman. Arrest warrants were issued for Elijah T. Miles, 22, and DeJanette Ivy Crosby, 23.
Day 3: Former East Pittsburgh officer charged with fatally shooting Antwon Rose testifies in court
PITTSBURGH — The trial in the case of an East Pittsburgh police officer who shot and killed Antwon Rose while the 17-year-old boy ran from a pulled-over car last June continues Thursday.
New obscenity complaints filed against Irwin man accused of hiding video camera in plant
A former employee at a North Huntingdon electrical parts manufacturing plant arrested in January for allegedly hiding a motion-activated camera inside a women’s restroom at the plant was arrested Wednesday on 49 additional criminal charges Wednesday.
Vehicle Crashes Into School Bus, 3 Children Hurt
EXPORT, Pa. (KDKA) — Paramedics were attending to three children after a crash involving a school bus in Westmoreland County this morning. The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Route 22 and Hunt Club Court in Export.
Pennsylvania As The New Natural Gas Giant
At over 18 Bcf/d, Pennsylvania now yields over 20% of all U.S. gas, only behind Texas' 22 Bcf/d. In the 10 years since a shale revolution took flight in its Marcellus play, Pennsylvania's gas output has exploded 32-fold.
Search starts for missing 10-year-old girl in North Huntingdon
North Huntingdon emergency responders are searching Wednesday night for a missing 10-year-old girl in the area around Norwin’s Stewartsville Elementary School, along Carpenter Lane.
Monroeville Mall seeks mementos for anniversary mural
The Monroeville Mall has been around for 50 years. To celebrate, the mall will create a mural filled with submitted historical photos, newspaper clippings and other Monroeville-related mementos, said CBL, the mall’s owner, in a news release.
Family and friends remember young mother’s death to childbirth complications
Jamie Cordial Hall was picking up a few things for her 5-week-old son Cody’s baptism the morning of May 15, 2018, when she began to hemorrhage. Hall — a healthy, vibrant, 38-year-old middle-class mother of two from Greensburg — was the last woman friends and family would have thought to be at risk f
The Latest: Officer says he thought gun was pointed at him
PITTSBURGH – The Latest on the homicide trial of a white Pennsylvania police officer in the shooting of an unarmed black 17-year-old (all times local):. A white former police officer says he thought a weapon was pointed at him when he shot and killed an unarmed black teenager outside Pittsburgh last
LIVE UPDATES: Michael Rosfeld says he was "upset and shocked" about shooting Rose
PITTSBURGH - Former East Pittsburgh police Officer Michael Rosfeld’s trial for shooting and killing 17-year-old Antwon Rose is into its third day Thursday. The commonwealth has rested and Rosfeld has taken the stand to testify.
‘Road to Ruin’ – Pennsylvania Turnpike Deep in Debt
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania auditor general says the state turnpike system is on the brink of financial collapse and is now almost $12 billion in debt. And he says continuing to raise tolls for the turnpike might make the problem worse.
The Latest: Defense asks for officer's acquittal on murder
PITTSBURGH – The Latest on the homicide trial of a white Pennsylvania police officer in the shooting of an unarmed black 17-year-old (all times local):. The lawyer for a white police officer charged with killing an unarmed black teenager is asking the judge for an acquittal on murder charges.
State Sen. Bartolotta champions bill for technical schools
A bipartisan bill introduced by state Sen. Camera Bartolotta and a Democratic colleague would allow technical schools to create branch campuses in different counties. Bartolotta, R-46, Carroll Township, Washington County, and state Sen. Jim Brewster of McKeesport introduced Senate Bill 456 on Tuesda