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1 Dead In Rostraver Twp. Shooting

ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A shooting at a Westmoreland County motor sports store left one person dead Monday morning.

According to officials, the incident happened at Minniti Motorsports in the 100-block of Tri County Lane in Rostraver Township around 8:15 a.m. 269 more words


Investigators: 4-Week-Old Baby Suffered "Extraordinary Physical Abuse"

WESTMORELAND COUNTY (KDKA) – Doctors say there is no other explanation for a local baby’s injuries, other than physical violence.

And police say that violence came at the hands of the child’s primary caregiver. 189 more words


Truck Crashes, Spilling Twizzlers Onto Pennsylvania Highway

BELLE VERNON, Pa. (AP) — A tractor-trailer split open after hitting a barrier, spilling Twizzlers candy onto a Pennsylvania highway.

State police say the truck crashed around 11:40 p.m. 64 more words


Police chased tractor-trailer 34 miles, dodged thrown fridge

BELLE VERNON, Pa. (AP) — A tractor-trailer driver threw items from his cab at police — including socks, shoes and a small refrigerator — as he led them on a 34-mile chase in western Pennsylvania, authorities said Sunday. 289 more words


Man Angry Over Lost Dog Facing Attempted Murder Charges After Threatening Couple

BELLE VERNON (KDKA) — Police have charged a man with attempted criminal homicide for an incident that started over his dog and ended with an elaborate manhunt in Fayette County. 278 more words


Belle Vernon, Burrell get top seeds for WPIAL team wrestling tournament

Belle Vernon (Class AAA) and Burrell (AA) were seeded No. 1 by the WPIAL wrestling committee Thursday for the upcoming team tournament.  The tournament starts … 11 more words

Police seeking suspect who stole kids' gifts

BELLE VERNON, Pa. (AP) – Police are looking for someone who stole Christmas presents intended for a woman’s young children after breaking into her southwestern Pennsylvania home. 67 more words

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