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East Pittsburgh Officer Who Shot, Killed Teen Had Left University Police Force

East Pittsburgh Officer Michael Rosfeld, who officials say shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. on Tuesday, worked for the University of Pittsburgh police until early this year,The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reportedSaturday.

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-06-24 00:51:34

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


Pedestrian identified in fatal Jeannette train crash

The victim was Reid J. Gadagno, 21, of Manor, Westmoreland County Coroner Kenneth A. Bacha said Saturday. The cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-06-23 09:36:55

Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Jeannette

The victim was hit just before midnight at the 13th Street crossing in Jeannette.The victim’s name hasn’t been released.Channel 11 is working to find out more about the victim. Refresh WPXI.com for updates.

WPXI - 2018-06-23 12:38:36

Heroin overdose leads to arrests of 2 wanted individuals

At 11:02 p.m. Wednesday, police were dispatched to the Boyd Street residence and found an unresponsive female. An officer administered Narcan, and she was revived, police said.

DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-23 16:25:00

Police: Woman wakes up to find stranger sleeping in her Penn Township home

The woman told police she woke up that morning and found Gebhard, whom she did not know, sleeping in her house.

LANCASTERONLINE - 2018-06-23 18:10:00

Pennsylvania Supreme Court's blocking of clergy sex abuse report devastates victims

“At first, (the decision) was very emotional and frustrating,” Rozzi said. “But then my thoughts turned to all the other victims and their families who have been hanging on by a thread. We have heard from dozens of them.”

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-06-24 01:18:53

Woman charged after incident at Martin's

An Indiana woman is in the Indiana County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond pending a hearing on felony robbery and other misdemeanor and summary counts after an incident Friday afternoon at Martin’s, 1570 Oakland Ave., in White Township.

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-06-23 13:45:00

Thunder day three: 'There's no place like Johnstown'

At points during the day, the rain had some people staying under cover, but for Gina Layhew and Jerry Phillips, the rain didn't stop them.

WJAC TV - 2018-06-23 18:36:14

City man charged with supplying fatal heroin bags

The Daily Courier serves the Fay-West Area of Fayette and Westmoreland Counties of Southwestern Pennsylvania, including the Connellsville, Dunbar, Scottdale, Mt. Pleasant, Acme, Mill Run, Bullskin, Dawson and surrounding communities.

DAILY COURIER - 2018-06-23 00:00:00

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


Man walking on train tracks is killed in Pennsylvania

The Westmoreland County coroner's office says 21-year-old Reid J. Gadagno, of Manor Borough, was hit by a Norfolk Southern train just before 2 a.m. Saturday in Jeannette. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-06-24 01:32:21

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


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


Ligonier Township residents survey flood damage

Ron DaviesFlooding that occurred in a neighborhood on Boucher Road, Ligonier Township on June 20, 2018.Paul and Julene Sabolik are seen atop their home along Green Hollow Lane in Cook Township after flood waters rushed into their single-story home along the Loyalhanna Creek. Paul said high water has


Johnstown woman accused of lighting boyfriend's clothes on fire, swinging knife at him

Dominque Ingram, 27, has been charged with arson, risking a catastrophe and recklessly endangering another person.


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.


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.


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 Valley Learning Center named BPW Employer of the Year

Headquartered in Ligonier Township, the nonprofit center was honored at the BPW state convention earlier in June, after being similarly recognized by the BPW Ligonier chapter and at the organization's district level.