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Attorney for accused cop killer points to possible 3rd person in car as shooter of New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw
"We don't have a name yet. He's a person of interest," Tim Dawson, a defense attorney for Rahmael Holt, said Monday. "We have Tavon Harper, who is also charged in the case. He was the driver of the car. But we don't know who the shooter was. Only Brian Shaw knows who the shooter was."
Police find 57 marijuana plants in Jeannette home
Aaron Thomas Hopkins, 37, is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison on drug-related offenses.
Lack of DNA evidence at heart of request for new trial in New Kensington rape conviction
John Kunco, formerly of Harrison, is serving a sentence of 45 to 90 years for the rape conviction. On Wednesday, he will appear in court to ask for a new trial, claiming DNA evidence will show he was not at the scene of the crime.
Caught on camera: Multiple vehicles damaged during Arnold crash, driver in custody
Police said the driver hit one vehicle, backed up in an attempt to flee the scene, hit another vehicle and then rolled his own car.
New Kensington wants to shift grant money to Memorial Park upgrades
Sarah Snider, executive director of the city's Redevelopment Authority, said the city wants to spend Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) money, originally allocated for JFK Park, on Memorial Park instead.
Volunteer firefighter accused of setting blaze that destroyed Brackenridge duplex
Patrick Gillis, 18, a volunteered with the Pioneer Hose Fire Department in Brackenridge, has been charge with arson, causing a catastrophe and intentionally destroying an unoccupied structure.
DELIVERY DRIVER ROBBERY ATTEMPT: Pizza delivery driver stabs young man during armed robbery attempt
Shortly after being called to Rhine Place, a robbery attempt was reported at Frank Pizza on Lowrie Street, police said.
Shots fired on Taylor Avenue in Arnold
Police are looking for a white Jeep and a gray or silver sedan that may have been involved in an incident in Arnold where shots were fired.A Westmoreland 911 operator confirmed shots were fired in the 1600 block of Taylor Avenue around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday.No injuries were reported.A message left for A
Murder suspect testifies against alleged accomplice in Vandergrift woman's death
While the body of a Vandergrift woman burned in a remote Derry Township wooded area, her suspected killers left to buy gas to fuel the fire, a suspect testified Monday.
Lawyers for accused New Kensington cop killer seek evidence to support client's claim of innocence
“He claims he wasn't the shooter, so we're looking to see what evidence the prosecution has,” Dawson said.
Gabby Barrett ends competitive portion on 'American Idol'
The top 3 finalists — Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Maddie Pope and Gabby Barrett — each performed a previously performed song from their season, a winner's single (chosen by "American Idol") and a hometown dedication song.
Bird talks and fitness classes among things to do in Plum and Oakmont this week.
Updated 8 minutes agoWondering what's going on in Oakmont and Plum this week?Here are some of the happenings:• The Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania and Wishful Wednesday Productions present “Native Plants & Backyard Habitats” 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Oaks Theater, 310 Allegheny River Blvd. in
Wanted on warrants May 20
Editor’s note: This feature is a collaboration between the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department and the Daily American to apprehend individuals who are wanted on warrants for failure to appear to court hearings. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s warrant tip line at 445-1413.
RAHMAEL HOLT: Lawyers for man charged in local officer's death claim he wasn't shooter
GREENSBURG, Pa.- Attorneys for Rahmael Holt, the man accused in the shooting death of New Kensington Police officer Brian Shaw, said he was not the shooter.
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Crews battling fire at Brackenridge duplex
Several people were on scene, watching the fire burn through the building. Police from Tarentum and Brackenridge as well as emergency crews from Eureka and Hilltop Hose were also on scene. The 911 dispatcher said police, fire and EMS crews responded.
Police serve second search warrant in Pa. woman's death
A search warrant obtained by Aliquippa police reveals where 20-year-old Sheldon Jeter Jr. says he was Sunday night when Rachael DelTondo, 33, was shot in the driveway of the home she shared with her parents.
Police searching for suspect after man shot in Arnold
Police are searching for a suspect after a young man was shot in Arnold, Westmoreland County, on Sunday evening.
SO SAD... Police Believe Slain Teacher Was KILLED by HER BOYFRIEND’s Young BROTHER... !
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania teacher Rachael DelTondo, 33, was in her mother’s driveway when she was gunned down. No suspects have been identified and no arrests have been made. Someone shot DelTondo on Mother’s Day. Before her death, DelTondo was allegedly involved in a scandalous affair with her lover’
Man, 19, shot in heel and side in Arnold
Getty Images/iStockphotoAn 18-year-old man was shot in the heel and side in the 1500 block of Leishman Avenue in Arnold just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday, according to Westmoreland County emergency dispatchers.Arnold police are investigating.No further information was immediately available.Mary Ann Thomas