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Quigley Catholic mock trial team advances to national finals

By Tribune-Review
Students from Quigley Catholic High School in Baden are headed to national mock trial finals in May in Raleigh, N.C. The team won the 32nd Annual Pennsylvania Bar Association Statewide High School Mock Trial Competition on Friday and Saturday, held at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg. Pennsylvania has one …

Beaver County woman guilty in niece’s shooting

By Bill Vidonic
A Beaver County jury on Friday convicted a woman of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting of her niece during a wedding celebration. Christina Nicole George, 31, ...

Aliquippa student caught bringing gun to school

By Bill Vidonic
An Aliquippa Junior-Senior High School senior who brought a gun and ammunition to school prompted the district to quickly change its security procedures, police and school officials said. Police on Wednesday charged Raequan Wannamaker, 18, of Aliquippa as an adult with ...

Geneva College student died of heart-related natural causes, coroner says

By Tony Raap
Jonathan Antonishen, a 22-year-old senior at Geneva College, went to the emergency room in late February with a mysterious illness. He complained of stomach pain and general discomfort. Doctors ran a series of tests but didn’t find anything wrong. The stomach pains ...

Westmoreland deputies find drug suspect at Aliquippa halfway house

By Tribune-Review
A former Normalville man who had been wanted for six months on 20 felony warrants related to drug, theft and forgery charges, was arrested by Westmoreland County sheriff’s deputies Wednesday morning at an Aliquippa area halfway house, the sheriff’s office ...

Teenage boy charged in fatal shooting of Aliquippa man

By Tony Raap
Police have charged a teenage boy in a fatal Aliquippa shooting, alleging the youth killed the man with whom he had been staying as a ...

Geneva College senior football player died suddenly Monday

By Tony Raap
A 22-year-old engineering student at Geneva College died suddenly Monday, the college’s spokeswoman said. Jonathan Antonishen’s cause of death is undetermined. He was studying ...

Pittsburgh firm, DEP searching for missing gauge containing nuclear material

By The Associated Press
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is asking the public to help it find a missing nuclear gauge that contains some radioactive material. The DEP ...

Road, bridge work worth $270M due in Allegheny, Beaver, Lawrence this year

By Melissa Daniels
More than $270 million worth of road construction in Allegheny, Beaver and Lawrence counties this year will foist a new round of detours and delays onto Western Pennsylvania drivers. Once the projects are complete, though, motorists will find 162 miles of ...

Authorities identify woman killed in Beaver Falls house fire

By Tribune-Review
The Beaver County coroner on Monday identified a woman killed in a house fire early Sunday as Ashlee Malone, 31, of Beaver Falls. Malone died of smoke inhalation, according to a report from coroner Teri Tatalovich Rossi’s office. Beaver Falls firefighters responded ...

Man charged in fatal Beaver County crash to stand trial

By Tony Raap
The driver of a rented moving truck who rear-ended a Beaver County woman’s vehicle on Route 65 in Ambridge will stand trial on charges filed in her death. Jeremy Ray Hurst, 36, is charged with involuntary manslaughter, recklessly endangering another person ...

Woman dies in Beaver Falls fire

By Jason Cato
A woman and three dogs died in a Beaver Falls fire early Sunday, fire officials reported. Beaver Falls firefighters responded to the fire on 12th Avenue around 3:40 a.m. The woman, who has not been identified, was found on the …

Hopewell man charged with raping 2 boys for more than 4 years

By Michael Hasch
A Beaver County man is charged with repeatedly raping two young boys, making hundreds of cellphone videos and images of the encounters, and emailing them ...

Woman settles discrimination lawsuit against Beaver County women’s shelter

By Brian Bowling
A Beaver County woman has settled her federal disability discrimination lawsuit against a women’s shelter, a lawyer for the shelter said Wednesday. Lawyers for Renee Walker of Beaver Falls and the Women’s Center of Beaver County filed a joint motion to ...

More Pennsylvania counties resist detaining illegal immigrants in jails

By Megan Guza and Tony Raap
The number of counties in the state refusing to detain illegal immigrants at federal request is growing. That includes at least seven counties in Western ...

Girl trapped in Beaver County park is rescued

By Bobby Kerlik
Beaver County crews rescued a 14-year-old girl who fell from a rock ledge in Buttermilk Falls Park, county emergency officials said. The girl was taken to Children’s Hospital in Lawrenceville with head, neck and back injuries, officials said. The park is ...

Man found dead in Aliquippa identified

By Tribune-Review
Police on Saturday identified a man found dead in his Aliquippa home as Ronald Louis Lucas, 27. Police are treating the death as a homicide, said Sgt. Steven L. Roberts, and are searching for suspects. A woman called police Friday when she ...

Police: Aliquippa man’s death appears to be homicide

By Michael Hasch
The death of a man Friday night in Aliquippa appears to be a homicide, the city’s police chief said. Police who were called at 8:28 p.m. for the report of a man down at the house along McMinn Street found the ...

Drug charges filed against Monaca mother, daughter in teen’s death

By Bill Vidonic
A Monaca mother and daughter sold an anti-anxiety medication to a borough teen who later died of a drug overdose, police say. Danielle Hrelec, 41, and Brandi Spohn, 20, have an April 2 preliminary hearing on charges of drug possession with ...

Central Valley to celebrate School to Watch accolade

By Karen Kadilak
Central Valley Middle School has been recognized by a national group advocating middle school reform, and the Beaver County school plans a community event in ...

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