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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

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-18 12:24:34

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

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-18 19:14:00

Police calls: Crash, fire, 5 assaults reported

Assault: Report taken at the 1200 block of South Jay Street, 2:17 p.m. Saturday. Fight: Report taken at the 600 block of South Main Street, 2:09 p.m. Saturday. Theft: Report taken at the 1400 block of Sixth Avenue Southwest, 12:48 p.m. Saturday. Structure fire: Report taken at the 10900 block of 393

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-03-17 22:03:00

Fayette County homicide rates surged in 2017

Homicide rates in Fayette County broke records in 2017, surging to 11 and nearly quadrupling the average annual homicide rates in the city of Uniontown. Each of the county-wide cases was cleared. State Police in Uniontown investigated seven homicide cases, and Uniontown City Police Department invest

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-03-18 06:30:00

Charleroi man charged with rape and strangulation

Rape and assault charges were filed against a Charleroi man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman. Lamont James Cooper, 39, was charged with rape, strangulation and simple assault before Magisterial District Judge Larry Hopkins on Thursday. According to the affidavit of probable cause filed by th

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-03-18 06:00:00

The other opioid crisis: Hospital shortages lead to patient pain, medical errors

Updated 6 minutes ago Even as opioids flood American communities and fuel widespread addiction, hospitals are facing a dangerous shortage of the powerful painkillers needed by patients in acute pain, according to doctors, pharmacists and a coalition of health groups. The shortage, though more sig

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-18 21:24:55

Man charged for calling 911, police over 200 times

A 56-year-old Beaver Springs man is charged with harassment for calling the Snyder County 911 Center and area law enforcement more than 200 times for non-emergency matters. Ronald P. West Sr., of Stage Road, allegedly made more than 150 calls to state police at Uniontown, prompting officials to repo


Police nab suspected burglar after rash of break-ins

Police say a man broke into a home and a car in Fayette County early Wednesday morning, and tried to break into two more houses before they caught him. Anthony Reed, one of the homeowners, said they got alerted by a neighbor. "She gave my wife a phone call as she went to the bus stop and said there


Meadville man killed in crash with PennDOT plow truck

RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP - A Meadville man was killed in a crash with a PennDOT plow truck Thursday night. Pennsylvania State Police at Meadville report that Shaun Michael Althouse, 35, was traveling west on State Route 27, about one-half mile west of Beuchat Road around 9:30 p.m. Althouse lost control of


Uniontown man charged with assaulting EMS

A Uniontown man was arrested for allegedly assaulting emergency medical staff called to revive him and his driver in South Union Township, Monday. Leonard J. Marovich, 33, of Coolspring Street was charged with aggravated assault, possession of drug paraphernalia, terroristic threats and simple assau


Belle Vernon man wanted for theft of scrap metal in Monessen

A Belle Vernon was charged for allegedly stealing scrap aluminum cans from his brother with the help of a man who was charged with a similar crime earlier this week. Charges of theft of secondary metals, criminal conspiracy, criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property w


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Alleged human trafficking and prostitution ring in Cranberry hotel

Updated 2 minutes ago Police arrested a Cranberry hotel patron for allegedly running a human trafficking and prostitution operation involving at least one juvenile girl, according to the Tribune-Review's news partner WPXI. Cranberry police charged Oscar Carter with human trafficking; only one gir


Pittsburgh Police seeking help finding missing teenager

Pittsburgh Police Detectives asked for assistance Thursday night locating a missing 15-year-old girl. Jordyn Robinson was last seen leaving her North Side home on February 22nd. Robinson is 5'3" tall and weighs 130 pounds. If you have any information, call the Missing Persons detectives at 412-32


Bentleyville bank robbery suspect identified

A Marianna man suspected of robbing a Bentleyville bank Thursday afternoon was taken into custody after he was found outside the Meadows Casino in North Strabane Township. Glenn Flory Jr., 30, is in Washington County Jail on a probation detainer pending charges being filed against him for allegedly


Detectives: Jeannette brothers allegedly smuggled heroin, cocaine into county jail

Updated 14 minutes ago Two Westmoreland County brothers have been accused by county detectives with smuggling more than a brick of heroin and 5 grams of cocaine into the jail two years ago in one's hair or hoodie after their arrests in Jeannette following an altercation. Moziah S. Harris, 26, of


Hey, what's that?- Construction at the Gateway off I-79

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) - Several new businesses are under construction at the Gateway development in Morgantown "The Gateway is booming because Morgantown is booming," said co-owner of the development, Cliff Sutherland. Located off exit 155 on I-79, the retail park will be welcoming a car dealers


Alleged Copper Thief Arrested In Connellsville

CONNELLSVILLE (KDKA) - Police have busted a suspected copper thief who has gone on an alleged crime spree in Fayette County. James "Billy" Taylor is accused of stealing metal from a Fox's Pizza shop in Connellsville. Police received a tip that Taylor was hiding out in a certain part of town. When of