First Alert Weather: Stormy conditions last through the morning, wind will lead to rapidly falling temperatures
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Through yesterday we are tied with last year for the 6th warmest February on record. Out of the top 7 places, 3 have happened over the last decade - three of those occurred in the 1800s.It's going to be a busy weather day today with a little something for everyone happening through the day. WEATHER LINKS: Current Conditions | School Closings & Delays | Submit Your Weather PhotosThe most concerning thing we are watching is the chance for severe weather. If we see severe weather today it will happen throughout the morning through about 1:00 this afternoon. That's...
DOUBLE PLANS DISPLAY PLANNED FOR EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP IN MID-MARCH
A joint presentation is being scheduled by PennDOT for two upcoming road projects. The public display of the plans for both the Dilltown Bridge replacement project and the Pleasant Valley Bridge reconstruction project will be held on March 13th from 5:00 to 6:30 PM at the East Wheatfield Township Municipal Building. The purpose of the event is to put the proposed plans and scope of work on display for public review.
ONE INJURED IN T-BONE CRASH IN INDIANA BOROUGH
One person was injured in a crash in Indiana Borough this morning. (Indiana Fire Association members cleaning the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Water Street. Photo by Josh Widdowson) The crash was reported at 10:04 AM by Indiana County 911. Indiana Fire and Police departments were dispatched at that...
Weather alert issued for strong thunderstorms in Southwest Pa. Wednesday morning
The National Weather Service issued a weather alert at 9:02 a.m. on Wednesday for strong thunderstorms until 9:30 a.m. for Westmoreland Ridges and Fayette Ridges as well as Westmoreland and Fayette counties. Residents can expect wind gusts of up to 40 mph. "At 9:02 a.m., Doppler radar tracked strong thunderstorms...
VIDEO: Elanor Hannum Escorted by Police Out of Jackson Township Meeting
East Brunswick school teacher Elenor Hannum was removed by police from last night’s Jackson Township Council meeting. The incident erupted when Hannum got up to speak at the podium during the public hearing for the Public Safety Director ordinance. During her address, Hannum began mixing in alleged personal relationships,...
Pennsylvania Lottery ticket worth $920,000 sold at local Giant Eagle
A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery ticket worth $920,000 was sold recently in Westmoreland County.
The Ultimate Pizza Journey: 8 Must-Try Pizzas in Latrobe
In this article, we're exploring eight fantastic pizza places in Latrobe. Have you had a chance to try any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so please feel free to share your comments below!
Embark on a Tasting Adventure: Latrobe's Top 3 Pubs
In this article, we will be exploring three notable pubs located in Latrobe. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Indiana's Sandwich Scene: 4 Unmissable Creations
This article presents a selection of four must-try sandwiches from Indiana. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
POLICE REPORTS: SIMPLE ASSAULT, UNDERAGE DRINKING
Indiana Borough Police have charged an Indiana man with simple assault, terroristic threats and harassment for an incident last Saturday night. Police say at 7:56 PM on February 24th, officers were called out for a disturbance at a home in the 400 block of School Street. Police identified Charles Steiner, Jr. of Indiana as a suspect as he reportedly threatened to hurt his partner and caused some recent injuries to that person. He was taken into custody and placed in Indiana County Jail. Bail was set at $10,000 and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 11th.
Mom pleads guilty, sentenced for fentanyl-involved death of 5-year-old
Harrisburg, Pa. — A 27-year-old Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty to charges relating to the overdose death of her five-year-old daughter in 2023. Volaura Askew pleaded guilty on Feb. 19 to involuntary manslaughter, endangering the welfare of a child, and one count of recklessly endangering another person, according to the Attorney General's office. In accordance with a plea agreement, Askew was sentenced to two to four years in state prison. ...
Westmoreland County high school basketball notebook: The Pete to be packed with county teams
Five Westmoreland County teams are headed to Petersen Events Center this weekend to compete for WPIAL basketball championships. That is a county record for finalists in one year. But there is a lot more in common for the teams than a trip to the “Pete.”. The Franklin Regional (5A),...
UPMC TO LIFT MASK MANDATE ON THURSDAY
Officials with UPMC have announced that the mask mandate that was implemented at all facilities, including the Hillman Cancer Center in Indiana, will end Thursday. The mandate went into effect December 20 following a surge in several ailments, including COVID-19, flu and RSV, and officials said they put the mandate in place to protect the health and safety of UPMC employees, patients and visitors.
A Slice of Heaven: 5 Unforgettable Pizzas in Blairsville
This article presents five delightful pizza places in Blairsville. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
DA: Trial delayed again for Johnstown man Brian Giles, who is accused of killing his wife
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — Authorities with the Cambria County District Attorney's office say the trial for Johnstown man Brian Giles, who is accused of killing his wife, has once again been delayed. Following a previous delay in the case, Giles was initially scheduled to go to trial next month.
UPS is laying off more than 200 people at Pa. facility
UPS is laying off more than 200 employees in Westmoreland County. United Parcel Service Inc. filed a WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification) notice with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry informing the state it is laying off 198 part-time employees and eight full-time employees at 521 N. Center Ave. in New Stanton.. The layoffs will take place on April 15.
Somerset County basket raffle to benefit EMS, donations needed
SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Conemaugh Township Emergency Medical Services needs your help to have a successful basket party on Saturday, March 2. Coordinators for the event said that they need more than 75 baskets to reach their goal. “A lot of people don’t understand the work that goes into an event, especially what […]
Accidental Shooting In Jackson Township
Police have released more details regarding a shooting that occurred at MorGainz Fitness Sunday morning. According to officers with the Jackson Township Police Department, the shooting involved one juvenile who accidentally shot himself in a car in the parking lot of the business around 11:30 a.m. Officials said the juvenile...
MAN INVOLVED IN DRUG FRAUD CASE DUE IN COURT TODAY FOR POST-STENTENCE MOTION HEARING
A man from New Jersey is back in Indiana County Court today for a post-sentence motion hearing. The hearing today is to consider a motion to amend the sentence for 26-year-old William Tifa of Newark. He was ordered to serve 18 to 60 months in prison for a guilty plea to a charge of aggravated assault with the intent to cause bodily harm in connection with the investigation into an incident on March 8th at the Satlsburg Pharmacy where he tried to acquire Phenergan-Codeine, Prednisone, and Azithromycin using a fraudulent prescription.