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TSA stops Washington County man with handgun at Pittsburgh Airport checkpoint

PITTSBURGH –Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected a loaded handgun in the carry-on bag of a Washington County, Pa., man at the Pittsburgh International Airport security checkpoint early Monday morning, August 8. The 9mm gun was packed in the traveler’s backpack. There were two other situations at area airports where TSA stopped travelers who had […]
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Pipeline company convicted, must restore water sources

Two subsidiaries of the pipeline company Energy Transfer were convicted of criminal charges related to their conduct during the construction of two major pipelines, one of which starts in Butler County. State Attorney General Josh Shapiro said ETC Northeast Pipeline pleaded no contest to nine counts of Clean Streams Law...
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In 10 months as Washington County DA, Jason Walsh seeks death penalty against 8

WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) — Jason Walsh is a law-and-order prosecutor who is throwing the book at those accused of violent crimes. In just 10 months as Washington County's district attorney, Walsh is already seeking the death penalty against eight individual defendants.It's meant to be reserved for the worst of the worst criminals. But here in Pennsylvania, it has all but disappeared. There have been only three death penalty executions since 1976, and none in this century. Still, Walsh is looking to add eight more defendants to an already crowded death row, noting that four are accused of the brutal deaths of infants."I'm...
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Pipeline company to pay $10 million for environmental crimes in plea deal

Harrisburg, Pa. — A pipeline company responsible for leaking thousands of gallons of drilling fluid that contaminated farm fields, backyards, and streams will pay $10 million to repair waterways along the pipeline's route. The company was also convicted for a pipeline leak and explosion that burned homes, outbuildings, and woods, according to Attorney General Josh Shapiro. Shapiro announced this week that Energy Transfer was convicted of 57 counts of environmental...
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Washington County man accused of sexually assaulting woman in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Washington County man is accused of raping a woman as she hid inside a residential garage in Pittsburgh.Police say Dillon Jolly of Scenery Hill is being investigated in connection with two other sexual assaults that happened over the last two weeks."It's horrifying. There aren't words," said Claire Farris, owner of The Government Center on the North Side.Pittsburgh police said the 27-year-old approached the victim at the intersection of East Ohio and Middle Streets and propositioned her for sex. According to police paperwork, when the victim said no to Jolly's offer, he followed her on his motorcycle...
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Member of Drug Trafficking Ring Pleads Guilty

PITTSBURGH, PA — A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced. Steve Miller, 50, pleaded guilty on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, to conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine from April of 2020...
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Owner Of Revolution Pipeline Convicted

A company that owns a pipeline that stretches from Butler County to Washington County has been convicted on charges related to their conduct during construction. According to Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Energy Transfer, which owns the Revolution Pipeline, pleaded no-contest to “repeatedly ignored environmental protocols and custom plans.”. During...
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Pipeline developer charged with environmental crimes in Pennsylvania

(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — Energy Transfer has been convicted of criminal charges related to the construction of two major pipelines in Pennsylvania. Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Friday that Sunoco Pipeline L.P., and ETC Northeast Pipeline LLC (ETC), both subsidiaries of Energy Transfer, L.P. (Energy Transfer), were convicted of criminal charges related to their conduct during the […]
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