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Two arrested after police find drugs in separate traffic stops

Police also pulled over Robby Ross Jr. during a traffic stop at around 1 a.m. Saturday morning on the Jefferson Avenue Extension. There, they found Meth, crack cocaine, marijuana, Xanax and $3,000 in cash. Moundsville Police arrested two individuals after they discovered drugs and cash during separa

WTOV 9 - 2018-03-19 18:53:51

Hit and skip on Sunset Boulevard leads police on brief chase

A hit and skip accident led police on a small chase in Steubenville Tuesday afternoon. Around 3 p.m., a truck ran into two other vehicles heading westbound on Sunset Boulevard near Speedway. The truck then took off through the Speedway parking lot and back down the roadway. Debris on the road that f

WTOV 9 - 2018-03-20 16:32:25

Trial date set for alleged teen shooter in 2016 Aliquippa double homicide

BEAVER - A trial date has been set in the case against an Aliquippa teen accused of shooting and killing two other teens in what police allege was a drug deal gone wrong. Lawrence "Pooh Rat" Reddick Jr., 19, was charged in the September 2016 deaths of 18-year-old Dane R. Mathesius, of Brighton and N

BEAVER COUNTY TIMES - 2018-03-20 21:48:45

Accident shuts down part of Route 2

FOLLANSBEE, WV - A selection of Route 2 in Follansbee is reopened after an accident shut down the road early Wednesday morning. Officials say a vehicle hit a pole, knocking down some power lines. The road closure caused traffic in the area to be backed up for miles. Officials from Mon Power were on

WTOV 9 - 2018-03-21 07:17:28

Road conditions: Valley commuters face slippery roads

As predicted, the southernmost regions of the Valley are getting most of the snow brought in by an early spring storm. Schools in East Liverpool was the first district to announce it had canceled classes today. RELATED COVERAGE: Find school closings here Mercer and Lawrence Counties in Pennsylvania

WFMJ.COM - 2018-03-21 11:50:00

Robbery leads to fight, arrests in Wilkinsburg

Two people in custody after guns and cash were dropped in the street Updated: 5:28 AM EDT Mar 20, 2018 A robbery at a home in Wilkinsburg led to a fight and then two arrests. The incident happened early Tuesday morning along North Avenue. The robbery led to an apparent fight in the street. The

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-20 09:28:00

Sheriff: Armed burglary suspect begs for food at Columbiana County home

What would you do if someone with a gun showed up on your back porch asking for food? It resulted in a standoff with law enforcement officers when it happened to a resident of Woodsend Road in Butler Township Tuesday afternoon. As it turned out, the man at the door fit the description of a suspect w

WFMJ.COM - 2018-03-21 14:59:00

Pittsburgh bank robbery suspects hops bus for short ride to jail

Updated 51 minutes ago A suspect hopped a Port Authority bus after robbing a Downtown Pittsburgh bank Monday, but his first stop landed him in jail. Police officers in more than a dozen vehicles converged on Smithfield Street, stopping the bus minutes later and nabbed the suspect, who was not imm

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-19 21:15:58

Man in critical condition after being shot in Wheeling

A man shot in Wheeling on Sunday night is in critical condition, but he's said to be improving. The shooting took place on Bishop Street in the Edgewood section of the city. Neighbors say they heard about six gunshots shortly before 11 p.m. Neighbors then called Wheeling Police. When they arrived, t


Moms arrested at Youngstown bar after police find kids alone in car

L: Sasha (Sachi) Jones; R: Shalaya Mitchell. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - Two women were arrested after police discovered two children inside a parked car outside a bar in Youngstown. Police were called about 11:05 p.m. Friday to the Southern Tavern on Glenwood Avenue on reports of children unattende


Woman killed in car crash in East Hills identified

PITTSBURGH - One person was killed in a single car crash in Pittsburgh's East Hills neighborhood. According to police, officers found the vehicle crashed into a utility pole at the corner of Frankstown Avenue and North Wheeler Street around 12:45 a.m. Monday. The passenger, Isis Delrene Mitchell, 42


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


Woman charged with bringing drugs into Youngstown jail

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - A woman is facing charges after police found drugs stuffed inside a body cavity when taken to jail. Police were on patrol in Victory Estates around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. They saw a woman stabbing at a vehicle's rear tires with a long-bladed knife and yelling at people. The w


USW recognizes ArcelorMittal employees for action during fire

WEIRTON - Feb. 27 could have been disastrous for a portion of ArcelorMittal's operations in Weirton were it not for the actions of a group of employees on the No. 5 Pickler. That day, an area of the pickler caught fire, and could have resulted in millions of dollars of lost equipment and months of l

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Light snow, cold weather expected in the first days of spring

The first day of spring will bring anything but warm weather to western Pennsylvania, according to officials at the National Weather Service in Moon Township. The first day of spring will bring anything but warm weather to western Pennsylvania, according to officials at the National Weather Service

BEAVER COUNTY TIMES - 2018-03-19 20:02:47

Facebook data whistleblower: 'fake news to the next level'

File - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris. A former employee of a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm says it used algorithms that "took fake news to the next level" using data inappropriately obtained f

NBC4 COLUMBUS - 2018-03-19 17:01:12

Driver dies in overnight crash

26-year old Jon Campbell died after crashing the vehicle he was driving Saturday night along Harlansburg Road in Hickory Township. Pennsylvania State Police say the vehicle went airborne over an embankment and crashed into a tree then rolled several times. Troopers believe speed was a factor in the


Animal shelter to get new vestibule

The vestibule will be located at the entrance of the shelter, located along Gas Valley Road in New Manchester. The bid from CGC Building and Development LLC was presented for approval by Bob Vidas, executive director of the Office of Technology and Communications. Work will include digging and pouri


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


1 killed after car goes airborne, crashes into tree in Lawrence Co.

One person was killed in a car accident in Lawrence County on Saturday. According to a release from police, an unidentified person was driving west on Harlansburg Road in Hickory Township and exited north off the roadway around 11:30 p.m. Saturday. Police said the driver crashed into an embankment