Man found guilty in deadly Aliquippa shooting

BEAVER COUNTY, Pa. — Sheldon Jeter Jr., 22, was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday. Jury deliberating in murder trial of Sheldon Jeter Jr. in Beaver County. Jeter was charged with the May 15, 2020, killing of 30-year-old Tyric Pugh. Jeter allegedly fired his .380 semiautomatic handgun seven times, striking Pugh five times in the head, once in the upper left chest, and once in the wriest.
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Vandalism Strikes At Local Business In New Beaver

(New Beaver, PA) – Pennsylvania State Police have reported via release that on June 23rd, 2021 at approximately 1:12 a.m., they responded to a business alarm at Ferrante Upholstering at 3384 State Route 18 in New Beaver. Upon entering the scene, State Police discovered one of the outside panes of glass on the west face of the business was shattered by unknown reasons, causing approximately $300.00 worth of damage. If anyone has any information or could provide surveilance footage regarding this incident, or any similar incidents in the area, please contact Pennsylvania State Police – New Castle at 724-598-2211 and reference the following incident number: PA21-854537.
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Jury begins deliberating in Sheldon Jeter trial

BEAVER — A Beaver County jury will decide whether a high-profile Aliquippa man should be convicted of fatally shooting his close friend. The two-week Sheldon Jeter criminal homicide trial concluded Tuesday afternoon following a short defense argument and closing statements. Jurors began their first full day of deliberations Wednesday morning.
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3 western Pa. men charged in connection with U.S. Capitol riot

PITTSBURGH — Three men from the western Pennsylvania area have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 siege at the U.S. Capitol. Federal investigators have charged Mitchell Vukich, of New Brighton; Samuel Fox, of Mount Pleasant and Nicholas Perretta, of Baden. All are charged with entering a restricted building...
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Beaver County men face charges in U.S. Capitol riot

Two Beaver County men were taken into custody today on federal charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Mitchell Paul Vukich of New Brighton and Nicholas J. Perretta of Baden face charges related to criminal activity that took place at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
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COVID cases, hospitalizations drop in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties; vaccine rates inch up

PITTSBURGH — Covid cases in Pennsylvania, as well as Allegheny and Westmoreland counties, have slowed to a trickle this month, according to our news partners at TribLive. June started with an average of more than 700 cases a day in the state and has fallen to averaging less than 200 a day as of Wednesday. In Allegheny County, cases were slowing in May, but have been averaging in the teens in the past week. Westmoreland County has reported a total of 18 cases in the past week.
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Pittsburgh's Fourth of July celebration announced

PITTSBURGH — The city of Pittsburgh has announced details for its annual Fourth of July celebration, highlighted by a giant fireworks show to end the night. Point State Park will once again feature live music, food vendors and family activities, as the Independence Day festivities return after being canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic.
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PA House Passes Election Reform Bill; Moves To Senate

An election reform bill is on its way to the state Senate after passing the House of Representatives. There are a number of major overhauls in the bill that would alter how Pennsylvania administers its election—including requiring voter ID. “Really what I heard from my constituents was voter ID. When...
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Wednesday Update: 3 New Cases

There were three new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths reported by the state for Butler County on Wednesday. That continues the relatively low number of new cases locally. Statewide numbers are following that trend as well. There were 174 new cases reported by the Department of Health Wednesday...