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State police investigate whether dead inmate was assaulted

LA BELLE— State police and prison officials are trying to determine whether an inmate who died after being found unresponsive in his southwestern Pennsylvania cell ...

Man injured after golf cart rolls down hillside in Washington County

An 87-year-old man fell down a steep hillside Wednesday in Washington County while riding in a golf cart and was rushed to the hospital. The crash ...

Cackling chickens credited with saving man's life

CREEKSIDE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania fire chief says some cackling chickens turned out to be cock-a-doodle-do-gooders. Creekside Fire Chief Pete Yacovone says David Wells escaped ...

Indiana County man arraigned on endangerment charges

State police have arrested a Shelocta man who was wanted this week on charges of endangering his girlfriend's two young daughters. Gregory Thomas Japalucci, 37, was ...

Armstrong jail escapee/murderer says he's innocent

Robert E. Crissman Jr., convicted of killing a Rayburn woman after he escaped from the Armstrong County Jail last summer, declared Tuesday that he is ...

Charges against Connellsville woman in 2001 beating death dismissed

A Fayette County judge Monday dismissed all charges against a Connellsville woman who spent 11 years behind bars on charges she helped beat a man ...

Shelocta couple charged with endangering children

A Shelocta woman and her boyfriend are charged with endangering the welfare of her two young daughters, who were left alone Monday in the couple's ...

4 aboard sustain minor injuries when plane leaves runway at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

A small plane with four people aboard ran off a private airfield runway at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington Tuesday as the pilot was attempting ...

Ex-constable guilty of stealing $1M from Beaver Co. borough, school district

A former constable from Beaver County stole more than $1 million from Baden and the Ambridge Area School District and gambled most of the money ...

Charges filed against Aliquippa school officials for failing to report suspected child abuse

Aliquippa school board member Aileen Gilbert and substitute teacher Ahna Tania Anderson are accused of failing to report child suspected sexual abuse, Beaver County District ...

Authorities identify New Castle shooting victim

Officials have identified a man fatally shot Sunday night in New Castle. Vaughn Slaughter, 26, of Detroit was found about 8:15 p.m. in the passenger ...

2 men presumed dead found alive in flood-ravaged West Virginia

ANSTED, W.Va. — Two men who were presumed dead when a camper was swept away in rushing waters during the West Virginia floods have been ...

New Castle police investigate fatal shooting

A person was fatally shot Sunday night in Lawrence County, according to Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV. The shooting happened about 8:15 on Walnut Street in New ...

Butler man, daughter find bond amid construction of Point Park University media center

For a couple of months it was almost as though Skylar Ruth, a sophomore at Point Park University, never left home. That's because her dad, Calvin ...

W. Va. begins monumental recovery effort after historic flooding 

CLENDENIN, W.Va. — Inches of mud left by receding floodwaters covered Clendenin on Saturday. The Dairy Queen collapsed. The fire department flooded. Chunks of the highway ...

Motorcyclist killed on Route 40

A Butler County man was killed Sunday in a three-vehicle accident that shut down a Fayette County road for several hours. State police said Delbert Lee ...

Fayette County woman, 3 children flown to hospitals after van goes over cliff

Smock volunteer fire Chief Tim Kelly could hear the screams Sunday as he looked over a 150-foot cliff and found a van upside down with ...

House fire displaces Homer City family

An Indiana County home is "unlivable" after a fast-moving fire Sunday, a Homer City firefighter said. The 2:15 a.m. fire on Oakland Ave. caused heavy damage ...

1 charged, 1 sought in Fayette County home invasion

One man was charged and another is being sought by state police in Fayette County following a reported home invasion. According to state police, Jacob William ...

Fayette County woman in jail after allegedly cracking EMT's rib with kick

A Fayette County woman was charged with aggravated assault after she allegedly kicked an emergency medical technician, cracking the woman's rib. Amanda Gabrielle Russo, 26, of ...


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