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Pittsburgh mom charged with child endangerment

Updated 1 hour ago A Pittsburgh woman is charged with endangering her three children after neighbors found her toddler standing outside Wednesday wearing a shirt but no diaper or pants. Police told Tribune-Review news partner WPXI Jaeling Williams, 28, left the toddler and her 1-year-old twins ho

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-23 09:39:39

Suspect identified in fatal shooting in Pittsburgh's South Side Slopes

A warrant has been issued for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old father in Pittsburgh's South Side Slopes earlier this week. Court documents show that 21-year-old Amasa Camp is wanted on charges of criminal homicide and firearm violations in the death of Shawn Brandon, who was found sh

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-23 15:58:00

Police, Emergency & Courts

State police reported that one driver was injured at 5 p.m. Wednesday in a collision on Old Route 119 at Spring Road. A northbound Pontiac Grand Am driven by Samuel Adams, of Homer City, crested the hill approaching the intersection and failed to stop before it hit a Ford Focus driven by Donna Tasso


"The Pittsburgh Kid," former lightweight boxing champ Paul Spadafora, enters plea deal

Spadafora, who has been out of custody on bond while awaiting Thursday's court appearance, will be continue on probation for three years. Updated: 7:12 PM EDT Mar 22, 2018 An Allegheny County courtroom appearance on Thursday answered the question, of "what became of The Pittsburgh Kid.". Former li

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-22 23:12:00

3 sentenced in death of man found beaten down embankment

READING, Pa. (AP) - Three more defendants have been sentenced to prison for their roles in the death of a man found beaten at the bottom of an eastern Pennsylvania embankment. Twenty-two-year-old Kyle Adams was sentenced last week to 20 to 40 years in the December 2016 death of 18-year-old Donavin Y

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 13:30:00

Police track felon's gun back to Lyndora woman

Amanda R. Brommer A Butler County woman has been jailed on charges she bought a handgun for a multiple felon. Six weeks after the pistol was purchased, state police by chance seized it while searching a Butler apartment for evidence of drug trafficking in 2016. Amanda R. Brommer, 39, who has a l

BUTLER EAGLE - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Route 28 roadwork set for this weekend delayed until, perhaps, next weekend

Updated 16 minutes ago Construction work originally scheduled to occur this weekend along Route 28 has been cancelled due to possible impending weather conditions, PennDOT spokesman Steve Cowan said Friday. Crews were set to close the southbound ramp from Bull Creek Road (Route 366) onto Route 28

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-23 23:06:48

Police arrest a third person for a home burglary on Saxonburg Road

JEFFERSON TWP - A third person is accused in Sunday's break-in of a Saxonburg Road house where $3,400 in property was reported stolen. Christopher W. Thompson, 22, of Penn Township was arraigned Monday on felony charges of burglary and theft, and misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief and defiant

BUTLER EAGLE - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Father, uncle charged in Parkway crash that killed 2-year-old

Updated less than a minute ago Pittsburgh police have charged two brothers 10 months after the crash that killed 2-year-old Saryiah Jefferson on the Parkway North. The victim's uncle, Taylor Jefferson, 25, is charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, involuntary manslaug

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-22 10:57:52

Greensburg man tells police, 'I'm on heroin,' after 20-mile chase on snowy roads

Updated 6 minutes ago A Greensburg man admitted he was high on heroin during a high-speed, 20-mile police chase on snowy roads early Wednesday, according to city police. David Wayne Negich, 51, allegedly fled a traffic stop in Greensburg at 2 a.m. and ultimately rammed a city officer's cruiser in


Knoxville woman once facing up to life in prison gets 6 1/2 to 13 years for deadly botched robbery

Updated 6 minutes ago A woman previously facing a maximum of life in prison for second-degree murder who had that verdict vacated pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to third-degree murder for her part in the deadly botched robbery of a North Braddock man in 2015. Destiny Walker, 19, pleaded guilty


Two men charged in Walmart theft

BURRELL TOWNSHIP - Two Washington County men took just six minutes to steal almost $6,000 worth of merchandise from a Walmart store near Blairsville, state police reported Tuesday. Troopers at Indiana filed felony retail theft charges against Joshua Kefover, 32, of Donora, and Darryl Trinkala, 40, o


Police find marijuana during traffic stop

State police this week filed felony and other drug charges against a man for having 70 grams of suspected marijuana in his vehicle in Butler. The case stemmed from a traffic stop about 1 p.m. March 7 when police pulled over Timothy R. Gerhold, 40, of Butler who was driving a sport utility vehicle o

BUTLER EAGLE - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Snowstorm left Plum School District parents in the cold looking for answers

Updated 8 minutes ago A storm that dropped around 6 inches of snow Wednesday morning in parts of Western Pennsylvania left Plum School District parents and students out in the cold and looking for answers as to why classes weren't canceled earlier. Elementary schools were the only ones put on a t

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-22 13:48:55

Homeless man who dug out an underground pad says prairie dogs are 'the best neighbors' | Centre Daily Times

Sean Heron, 43, started digging in February 2017, with the purpose, he thought, of giving his gear some cover against the weather in Clovis, N.M. He had recently lost his job and his home, reported the Eastern New Mexico News, and he kept digging for a month and a half, when his hole in the ground b

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-03-22 22:55:00

1 injured, multiple fire companies on scene at Vandergrift apartment fire

Updated less than a minute ago One person was taken to a hospital for burns and smoke inhalation from an apartment fire that broke out around 9 a.m. Wednesday at 143 Jefferson Ave. in Vandergrift, according to Westmoreland County emergency dispatchers. The victim lived in the apartment building b


Police searching for shooter after man shot in Wilkinsburg

Police are searching for a shooter after a man in his late teens to early 20s was shot in Wilkinsburg. Dogs were used by police to search the area where the shooting occurred in the 700 block of Princeton Avenue. Police are searching for a shooter after a man in his late teens to early 20s was shot


Clarion Man Jailed Following Incident at Local Bar

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) - A Clarion man is facing a series of charges stemming from an incident that occurred at a local bar last weekend. According to court documents, the Clarion Borough Police Department filed criminal charges against 38-year-old Timothy Michael Amoroso II, of Clarion. Around 9:39 p.m

EXPLORECLARION.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Winning Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania

Updated 3 minutes ago A lucky ticket-holder who played the Powerball in Pennsylvania won the eighth-largest jackpot Saturday. That ticket had all five numbers on the white balls - 22-57-59-60-66 - and the Powerball - 7 - to win about $456.7 million, according to Powerball officials. They did no


Bobcat captured trying to catch a ride on Gateway Clipper?

It was a busy Sunday morning for people at the Gateway Clipper. A bobcat was found just prior to people boarding The Empress on the third deck. It was discovered during a routine boat inspection. Representatives from the Gateway Clipper called 9-1-1 and Pittsburgh animal control officers were dispat