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Unarmed teen killed by East Pittsburgh officer wrote poem about dying
An African-American teenager killed by police while fleeing a traffic stop this week wrote a poem two years ago saying he never wants his mother to feel the pain of burying her son.Antwon Rose, 17, was shot dead by an East Pittsburgh police officer Tuesday after the teen and two others were pulled o
Medical helicopters called to crash on turnpike near New Stanton
A car and motorcycle were involved in the crash reported at 4:25 p.m. in the westbound lanes at milepost 75.9, approaching New Stanton, according to a Westmoreland County 911 supervisor.
LIGONIER FLOODING: Officials cope with flooding in Ligonier, trying to prevent more
As neighbors continue to clean up, officials in Ligonier Township are working to assess the damage.They’re coming up with ways to alleviate more flooding as concerns mount with more rain in the forecast.Related HeadlinesPort Authority's Blue Line service closed indefinitely after floodingHow much ra
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
Derry Township's Union Mission will make more room for homeless men
Established in 1987, the faith-based organization annually helps more than 300 men build self-reliance and transition toward affordable, sustained housing. But, according to Executive Director Dan Carney, the 14-bed limit at its Harrison Avenue shelter means men who are in need usually have to wait
Lawyer: empty gun clip irrelevant in teen's fatal shooting
Protesters chant "Hands up! Don't shoot!" at motorcycle officers near the head of a line of vehicles stuck on Interstate 376 in Pittsburgh on Thursday, June 21, 2018. The highway was shut down by the people... more
Theft charges withdrawn in case of area woman
Charges were withdrawn against Jean M. Gasbarro, 62, during a court appearance Wednesday before Blairsville Magisterial District Judge Jennifer J. Rega.
Unarmed black teen killed by cop was shot in upper body while fleeing; death ruled homicide
An unarmed Pennsylvania teenager killed by police while fleeing a traffic stop was shot in the upper body, the medical examiner said. The death of Antwon Rose, 17, who was African-American, was ruled a homicide, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner added. Rose was shot dead by an East Pittsburgh po
5 Things to Know about Antwon Rose, the unarmed Black teen gunned down by East Pittsburgh police - theGrio
Eyewitness video shows officers stopping a suspect’s car on a residential street. Two men are seen getting out of the car and running. In the next instant shots are fired. Then one person, who has his back to the officers, is seen falling to the ground after the shots were heard.
2 charged in death of Connellsville man recently released from rehab facility
According to a Pennsylvania State Police report, Zachary J. Brooks, 23, of Connellsville, had been in contact with the victim through text messages and phone calls.
Ligonier Country Market open Saturday, rain boots optional
Updated less than a minute agoDespite the torrential rains and flooding in Ligonier earlier this week, preparations are going forward for theLigonier Country Marketto open as planned on Saturday, but on a smaller scale according to its site.On the agenda for June 23, along with the numerous vendors
1 Arrested In Parkway East Protest Over Killing Of Antwon Rose By East Pittsburgh Police Officer
The crowd, as many as 1,000 people at its peak, moved onto Route 30 and then to the Parkway East, where they shut it down in both directions.
New scoreboard coming to Greensburg's Offutt Field
The current scoreboard is more than a decade old, and prone to frequent malfunctions, according to Greensburg Salem Athletic Director Lynn Jobe.
Crash closes eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike; detour in effect between New Stanton and Breezewood
TURNPIKE CLOSED (I-76 EB) at New Stanton # 75. The following detour is in effect: US 119 south to US 40 east to I-68 east (at Cumberland, Maryland) to I-70 west. Re-enter the PA Turnpike at the Breezewood Interchange # 161.@PA_Turnpike#paturnpike— PA Turnpike Alerts (@PATurnpikeAlert)June 22, 2018
‘I am confused and afraid’: Teen writes haunting poem 2 years before police killed him
Two years ago, Antwon Rose wrote those prescient lines in a poem for his 10th grade honors English class. He titled it, “I am not what you think.”
Police: Penn Township woman wrote fraudulent prescriptions for family, others
Allyson C. Zella-Prater, 37, was arrested Thursday and freed on nonmonetary bond. She is a physician's assistant, authorities said. Her attorney could not immediately be reached Friday.
The Latest: Protesters take to streets after police shooting
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old (all times local):10:45 p.m.For the second night, hundreds of people in Pennsylvania have taken to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy.Protesters demonstrated outside the East Pitts
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.
Man arrested for selling drugs that allegedly caused overdose death
A Connellsville man is behind bars without bail for allegedly selling heroin to a man who had just left rehab, leading to an apparent overdose death.Zachary Jon Brooks, 23, of Van Drive is charged with drug delivery resulting in death.
Vandergrift police, acting on tip, catch hit-and-run driver
Bonnie Joyce Guzzi, 55, of Linger Longer Road, is charged with failing to stop and give information or aid, accidents involving injury, and related charges.