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Fayette woman accused of killing husband while he slept

Updated less than a minute ago A Fayette County woman is accused of fatally shooting her husband while he slept in their bed early Saturday morning, state police at Uniontown said. The suspect, Suzann Marie Bricker, 49, of 148 Sheldon Ave. Ext., Georges Township allegedly killed her husband, Stev

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-09-23 16:03:52

Uniontown man pleads guilty, sentenced in 2016 home shooting

Buy Now Bennie Fletcher Jr., 62, is escorted from his plea hearing and sentencing on Friday in the Fayette County Courthouse where he received eight to 17 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter in the 2016 shooting death of Corey Johnson. A 62-year-old man pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughte

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-24 06:00:00

Uniontown man wanted for sex assault

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Uniontown man who allegedly assaulted a 7-year-old girl. Uniontown police charged Christopher Ware, 37, with aggravated indecent assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, corruption of minors and sexual assault last week. Police alleged that Ware

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-22 18:43:00

Uniontown homicide suspect held for court after contentious hearing

Buy Now Jamaal Fitzgerald, 24, was held for court on homicide and related charges Friday in the death of Seth Lowry, 27, following a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Michael Metros.Alyssa Choiniere|Herald-Standard A Uniontown man was held for court on homicide charges following

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-22 17:08:00

SBA offering loans to repair damage from July 29 flash flooding

Low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to homeowners, renters, business owners and nonprofit organizations damaged by flooding July 29. The deadline to apply is October 23. The July 29 storm dumped three inches of rain in the region with some areas receiving fou

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-24 06:30:00

Club Hub: Fayette County Historical Society tells important stories

Buy Now The Abel Colley Tavern and Museum, located on Route 40 in Menallen Township, is the home of the Fayette County Historical Society. The society holds monthly meetings here as well as hosts three exhibitions a year related to local history. Frances Borsodi Zajac|Herald-Standard Fayette County

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-24 06:00:00

University's Turner wins Everhart Invitational

Led by Tashala Turner, the University High School girls cross country squad had an impressive performance Saturday morning to win the A.J. Everhart team title at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. Turner finished first in a time of 19:09.8. Brownsville sophomore Gionna Quarzo was second, crossin

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-24 00:00:00

Woman accused of shooting sleeping husband to death in Fayette County

FAIRCHANCE (AP) - A woman is facing charges in the death of her husband who authorities allege was shot as he slept in their Pennsylvania home. State police in Fayette County allege that 49-year-old Suzann Bricker "pointed a loaded firearm at her husband who was sleeping in their bed" and killed

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-23 16:31:24

Police: Man shot, killed by wife while sleeping inside Fayette Co. home

A man was shot and killed early Saturday morning while sleeping at his home in Fayette County - by his wife. Suzann Bricker, 49, fired one shot from a .22 caliber pistol that hit her husband, Steve Bricker, 51, in the chest around 2:15 a.m. Saturday. The incident took place inside the couple's res

WPXI - 2017-09-23 18:22:47

Area school districts embrace initiative to put devices in students' hands

Classrooms in the Connellsville Area School District have gone digital after each student in the district was given their own personal computer this school year. As part of the district's ongoing technology initiative, every student recently received a Lenovo Chromebook to supplement their learning

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-24 06:00:00

Right-wing firebrand plans to hold rally at UC Berkeley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos vowed Saturday to hold a rally at the University of California, Berkeley after a student group that planned a week of events with him called it off. His announcement only added to a confusing turn of events surrounding "Free Speech Week,"

DERRICK - 2017-09-24 01:11:00

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

This Oct. 14, 2016 file photo shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's names printed on a ballot on a voting machine to be used in the upcoming election, in Philadelphia. The federal government on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, told elec

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 13:34:00

Bears balance on branches to go apple picking in couple's backyard

A couple has been getting some unexpected visitors to their new home Updated: 9:27 AM EDT Sep 23, 2017 It's harvest time! And humans aren't the only ones enjoying this fall's bounty. Two bears have been visiting a California couple's home over the past week to "pick" apples from their trees. Mich

WTAE.COM - 2017-09-23 13:27:00

Police: Mayoral candidate facing lewd conduct charge

NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans mayoral candidate was arrested on a charge of lewd conduct after police said he was found with his pants pulled down in the back of an Uber in Santa Monica, Calif., Nola.com reported. Frank Scurlock was picked up on a charge of public masturbation in February, police said

WPXI - 2017-09-23 13:43:57

Judge hears arguments on dismissal of 2013 homicide by vehicle case

More than four years after a crash took the life of a 19-year-old Acme woman, a Fayette County judge heard arguments Thursday on whether the case should be allowed to go to trial after evidence was destroyed. Catherine "Cat" Healy died from traumatic brain injuries following a crash on Ridge Bouleva

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-21 20:31:00

Police: Man killed, beheaded puppy he shared with girlfriend

They say 29-year-old DeCarlos Jones was arrested Wednesday. He didn't have a lawyer at his initial court appearance, where bond was set at $5,000. Police say Jones got mad at the 6-month-old dog he shared with his girlfriend Tuesday when it urinated inside the house. Court documents state that Jones

WTAE.COM - 2017-09-22 04:43:00

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHERE HURRICANE MARIA IS HEADING The strengthening Category 3 storm is lashing the Dominican Republic and is expected to pass near the Turks and Caicos later in the day after causing damage, fl

DERRICK - 2017-09-21 13:05:35

Sen. Casey: Latest Republican Obamacare Repeal Bill Will Cripple Opioid Treatment

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Just as the opioid crisis is killing thousands, says U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, the latest Republican attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act would deny needed insurance for families. "This is a venomous snake that will hurt a lot of people," Casey told a gathering in McKees Rocks on

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 00:42:00

'Brunch on Bridge' to aid Sheepskin Trail

Friends of the Sheepskin Trail will hold "Brunch on the Bridge" from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 8 to raise money for a matching grant. Brownsville chef Joe Carei will prepare a buffet and serve it in Hutchinson Park's covered bridge along Stadium Road. The buffet will feature French toast, omel

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

Connellsville teacher on unpaid leave during investigation

Connellsville Area School District Connellsville teacher on unpaid leave during investigation Updated: 10:49 AM EDT Sep 21, 2017 A Connellsville Area School District teacher is off work without pay after a report of "potential inappropriate actions" with a former student, the district solicitor

WTAE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:49:00