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Motorcyclist leads police on chase in Greene County

A 21-year-old on a motorcycle is accused of leading state police on a chase through Greene County Tuesday. Police said they first spotted Braden Lee Boosel, of 460 Dillie Road, Sycamore, speeding and popping wheelies eastbound on Route 21 near Taco Bell just before 9 p.m. Police said when they tried


5 men arrested following drug raids in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Five men have been arrested following drug raids at multiple apartments on High Street in Morgantown. On Wednesday, April 24 the Mon Metro Drug Task Force, Morgantown Police Department and Monongalia County Sheriff's Department conducted lawful searches at two apartments located


Christner leaves Waynesburg, returns to alma mater

Waynesburg University will have a new head men’s basketball coach next season. Mark Christner, who coached the Yellow Jackets for nine seasons, has been hired as the head women’s coach at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., it was announced Wednesday.


4-year-old girl who went missing last night in Pennsylvania found safe

UPDATE: The little girl has been found safe. According to police, Gemma Moats was last seen at her home in the 12000 block of Pen Mar Road in Washington Township at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Waynesburg to host WPIAL team semifinal

Waynesburg Central was rewarded for its Section 6-AA championship by hosting the semifinal round of the WPIAL Class AA team track & field playoffs on Tuesday afternoon. The top team at each of the four Class AAA and AA semifinal sites advances to the team championship on Monday, May 6, at 4 p.m. at


Lawsuit alleges Pennsylvania officials are hiding information on noncitizens registered to vote

HARRISBURG – A federal lawsuit accuses Pennsylvania elections officials of withholding “records and data showing the extent to which noncitizens are participating in the commonwealth’s elections” from the public.


Pennsylvania Auditor General finds over $4 billion transferred from road projects to state police

PHILADELPHIA (FOX 29) - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation was forced to pay billions of dollars to State Police, leaving over 2,800 neglected roads, highways and bridges to fall further into disrepair, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced today.


Umbrella sky to debut in Waynesburg on Rain Day

Rain or shine, Waynesburg will be colorful on its favorite summer holiday. The annual Rain Day festival July 29 will have new decorations this year – an umbrella sky. The Umbrellas Over Rain Day project will be a walkway under bright, colorful umbrellas hung 18 feet high on either side of the Greene


Fayette County man admits federal charge of possessing 1,189 images of child pornography

A Uniontown man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Wednesday to possessing materials depicting the sexual exploitation of minors after investigators confiscated his computers containing 1,189 downloaded images of child pornography.


Pennsylvania man arrested in Fairfax for murder of 71-year-old

FAIRFAX, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - The fourth person sought in the slaying of a Pennsylvania grandfather has been captured in Virginia. Pennsylvania state police say Devin Cunningham was arrested early Thursday by federal marshals at a home in Fairfax.


Another Fire Breaks Out at Pennsylvania Church Already Torched by Arson

A small fire has been extinguished at a Lehigh Valley church that was damaged earlier this week by another blaze that authorities say was deliberately set. The latest fire at the Iglesia Pentecostal de Bethlehem (Pentecostal Church of Bethlehem) on the 1000 block of Pembroke Road was reported around


No cancer cluster in Washington County school district, says Pa. health department

— The Pennsylvania Department of Health has determined that there is no cancer cluster in a Washington County school district. The agency conducted the study after several cases of Ewing sarcoma, a rare bone cancer, were reported there.


Lanes to be closed for 2 months on I-70 in Washington Co.

DONEGAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Parts of Interstate 70 will be restricted for about two months as crews work to fix the damage caused by underground mining. The interstate is going to be down to one lane for two months while crews repair the road.


Former Pennsylvania governor calls Biden bid 'spectacular,' says he can beat Trump

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on Thursday praised Joe Biden's video announcement he was seeking the Democratic presidential nomination and said he believes the Maryland politician is the first candidate who can realistically beat President Trump at the polls.


Women wanted in Cokeburg burglary, assault

COKEBURG – An Ellsworth woman and another from Westmoreland County are wanted in connection with a burglary and assault last year in Cokeburg. District Judge Curtis Thompson on Wednesday signed warrants for the arrests of Crystal Melody Rozik, 25, of 1 Juniper St., Ellsworth, and Natasha Marina Part


Masontown man pleads guilty to attempting to set fire to house occupied by his family

A Masontown man pleaded guilty to trying to burn his house down while his wife and six young children were inside. Joshua Lee Sanders, 33, entered pleas to arson and six counts each of aggravated arson, endangering the welfare of children, aggravated assault, terroristic threats and recklessly endan


State senator receives about 1,700 decks of cards after saying nurses 'play cards' at work

About 1,700 decks of cards have been delivered to the office of a Washington state senator who said nurses "probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day." Republican state Sen. Maureen Walsh apologized on Monday after facing a backlash for comments she made debating a bill, HB 1155, that


Three in jail after High Street drug raid

MORGANTOWN — Three men face criminal charges related to selling drugs, after a Wednesday morning raid in downtown Morgantown. Mishawn Trevell Gordon, 31, of Grosse Point, Mich., and Renard Ernest Ervin Jr., 25, of Detroit, Mich., are both charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substan


Monongalia County man receives prison sentence for role in drug distribution

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A judge sentenced a Monongalia County man for drug distribution. Christopher Howard, 32, of Morgantown, was sentenced Wednesday to 3 years, 5 months in prison for his role in a heroin, oxycodone and cocaine distribution operation, according to the United States Attorney's Office.


Joe Biden to begin campaigning in Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Joe Biden will hit the road campaigning first thing next week. Biden is scheduled to begin in Pittsburgh, the working class heart of his childhood home state of Pennsylvania. He’ll receive the endorsement of the International Association of Fire Fighters and s