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Vehicle crashes into Washington home

Richard Cox, of Washington, was sitting on a bucket on his porch Saturday evening when a sport utility vehicle crashed into it, just missing him, while also landing on top of a car occupied by a man and his two dogs.

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-18 23:57:00

Attempt made to rob Washington woman at gunpoint

The 20-year-old woman told police she was walking in the alley behind a professional building in the 400 block of Jefferson Avenue, holding her 18-month-old son on her hip, when the two men ran up behind her. One of the men pressed a gun to her back and demanded money. He also pointed the gun at her

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-18 04:30:00

Police searching for 2 men who tried to rob woman walking home with toddler

WASHINGTON, Pa.- Police in Washington are searching for two men who violently tried to rob a woman Thursday night.Channel 11 is talking to the victim who said she was walking home with her 1-year-old son when the two men demanded money.She relives the terrifying ordeal, tonight on 11 at 11.She told

WPXI - 2018-08-18 00:10:25

Charges held against man accused of pointing gun at police in Waynesburg

Jerry Lee Cooke, 50, of 171 Champion Drive, was held for court Thursday by District Judge Glenn Bates on charges of aggravated assault, terroristic threats, reckless endangerment and two counts of driving under the influence.


Enjoy these baking recipes from winners at the Greene County Fair

Peel and slice apples and place into a large bowl. Add the salt, cinnamon, sugars, flour, lemon juice, vanilla and bourbon. Mix together. Place in pastry lined pie pan. Arrange caramels and chocolate discs on top of apples. Roll out remaining dough, cut slits and place over filling. Press edges of c

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-19 04:15:00

ATV crash in West Bethlehem sends two to hospital

The crash happened about 5 p.m. when an ATV drove into a guard rail near the 800 block of Lone Pine Road. One male patient was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital. The second male patient, who was seen walking at the scene of the accident with a neck brace on, was taken by ambulance to a Pittsburgh hospi

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-18 23:48:00

Rabid fox attacks family in Fayette County

DAWSON, Pa. —A family in Fayette County is dealing with painful vaccinations after an aggressive fox came after them Sunday.The family's surveillance camera captured the entire incident on video.AdvertisementJustin Martin said his children saw the fox coming and ran onto the trampoline to try to get

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-17 21:23:00

Medicare workshop offered in Waynesburg

The free one-hour workshop, presented by the Southwestern PA Area Agency on Aging, Inc. APPRISE program, is being offered at the Waynesburg Community Center, 1505 Morris St., Waynesburg.

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-18 04:00:00

Jefferson Hills man pleads guilty to drug trafficking

Deon Webb, 44, formerly of 511 Payne Hill Drive, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge David Cercone.


Attempted homicide charge dropped in Waynesburg shooting plea agreement

Cody D. Jannenga, 21, was sentenced to 78 months to 15 years in prison Tuesday, to be served at the same time as any sentence he is currently serving for separate crimes committed in Tennessee.


Woman wanted after accident involving children

According to a criminal complaint, Scott told police she was going north on South Jefferson Street in a maroon Ford Explorer. She told police that her daughter handed her a knife that she found in the back seat, and Scott veered and went off the road, went through the parking lot and hit a utility p


Recent Bentworth graduate killed in South Strabane crash

Dominic Frank Daniels was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, in the 1400 block of East Maiden Street, according to Washington County Coroner Tim Warco.


One person killed in South Strabane accident

There were initial reports the vehicle caught fire, but there was no fire only steam and smoke coming from the vehicle, officials said.


South Strabane police arrest two on theft charges

Vincent Freemont Catlin, 30, of 340 Third St., Washington, and Lakyn M. Checkeye, 27, of New Paris, Bedford County, were taken into custody when personnel at Gabe's, 460 Washington Road, called just before 1 p.m. to report that the two people who allegedly stole items Saturday and last week were bac


Man waives hearing in fatal crash

Wesley Robert White, 61, a former Apollo resident now living in New Oxford, Adams County, remains free on $50,000 unsecured bond pending formal arraignment later this fall on felony homicide by vehicle and multiple summary counts in the crash that claimed the life of Deborah Bopp, 54, of Blairsville


Morgantown woman facing multiple child pornography charges

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 26-year-old Tara Ponceroff was indicted by a Wheeling grand jury on one count of “Production of Child Pornography,” one count of “Aiding and Abetting Production of Child Pornography,” and two counts of “Transportation of Child Pornography.”



So far 107 people have become sickened by the illness in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and the District of Columbia.


SCI GREENE: 4 corrections officers taken to hospital following exposure to unknown substance at SCI Greene

WAYNESBURG, Pa.- Four State Correctional Institution Greene employees were taken to a hospital for treatment after being exposed to an unknown substance, according to prison officials.


Coroner called to one-vehicle crash in South Strabane Township

The Washington County coroner's office was summoned Wednesday night to the scene of a one-vehicle crash in South Strabane Township.Initial reports indicated there was one person dead in a sport-utility vehicle after it struck a tree about 7:20 p.m. in the 1400 block of East Maiden Street in the town


Washington teenager found with stolen handgun

The juvenile probation officer told the boy’s parents their son had not been attending the training. Officer Roger Frazee, who responded to the home, said the boy was referred to the program, but refused to go it.