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State Police searching for two people accused of stealing from storage units
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- State Police are searching for two people accused of cutting the locks of self-storage units and stealing items from inside them in Westmoreland County.The break-ins happened at Larch's Self Storage on Willow Crossing in Hempfield Township between November 19 and November 20 and a Kia vehicle is believed to be involved.Police say the stolen items include paintball guns, an XBox controller, and jewelry. The estimated value of what was stolen is around $5,000, according to police.Anyone with information about the break-ins is asked to call State Police at the Greensburg barracks at 724-832-3288 and ask for Trooper Moffa.
Enhancing Hunter Safety: Lessons from Westmoreland County Incident
A recent hunting accident in Westmoreland County has brought the issue of hunter safety sharply into focus. This incident, which occurred around 5 p.m. on a Friday near State Hill Road in South Huntingdon Township, involved a high-powered rifle and resulted in one hunter shooting another due to misidentification. Fortunately, the injured hunter was reported to be in stable condition, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission is actively investigating the case.
Greensburg Salem superintendent addresses incident involving elementary school child
Police are investigating an incident in a Greensburg Salem elementary classroom that was reported in October, Superintendent Ken Bissell told school board members Monday. But few details about what’s being investigated have been released. A letter Bissell sent to parents last week notified them of an incident that came...
Massive holiday light display at Pittsburgh-area home honors man's love for dogs
By: KDKA-TV's Ashley FunyakGREENSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) -- A local woman is honoring her stepdad's love for dogs with a massive holiday light display at her home in Greensburg.Rachel Hill says her stepdad, Larry, loved animals his entire life. "He wasn't allowed a dog when he was younger, so when he got his own dog, they quickly became family," Hill says.Hill says her family started the tradition of setting up a Christmas lights display 29 years ago in Harrisburg, where her family is originally from. Following a procedure to have a stent put into his heart, the family put the decorating...
Rankin Borough police chief dies unexpectedly
Channel 11 has confirmed that Rankin Police Chief Jeremi Gregory has died after a heart attack.
House destroyed by fire in Westmoreland County
Flames destroyed a house in Westmoreland County Sunday night.
Unity Man Accused of Defrauding Wedding Vendors on Trial
• Joseph A. Malago, a man from Unity, is on trial for allegedly scamming vendors hired for his daughter's wedding reception. • He is accused of forging bogus checks to pay for items, including services worth over $20,000 for his daughter's wedding.
Greensburg Salem hires retiring principal as interim athletic director
David Zilli was hired as Greensburg Salem School District’s interim athletic director and transitional administrator, a position that will run from Jan. 1 until March 8. Zilli is set to retire as the district’s high school principal on Dec. 31, which was going to be the end of his 35-year career in education.
Rising Incidents of Childhood Cannabis Ingestion: A Local Case and Its Broader Implications
In a recent and disturbing event in Westmoreland County, Shelby Bosworth faced the ordeal of her two-year-old son's accidental cannabis ingestion, leading to her arrest on child endangerment charges. The toddler, initially thought to have been adversely affected by a fall, was found unresponsive after a nap. Hospital tests, however, unveiled a shocking revelation; the child had not suffered injuries from the fall but was under the influence of marijuana, as indicated by his urine test. After this incident, Bosworth was released on a $15,000 bail, casting a stark light on the critical issue of substance security in homes.
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Greensburg courthouse restaurant opens for business
Jurors called to the Westmoreland County Courthouse looking for some grub Monday didn’t have to brave the weather to get a meal. Caffe Market Express, a new restaurant on the Upper Park level of the courthouse, welcomed more than 170 jurors and hundreds of Westmoreland employees on its first day of business.
Construction Begins on New Railroad Bridge in Westmoreland County: Route 51 Daytime Lane Restrictions Expected
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 has started construction on the new Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad Bridge in Westmoreland County. This project, including an overpass for Route 51 over Interstate 70, is part of a $120.6 million improvement project for Interstate 70 at Route 51. The expected completion date is October 2027.
Pittsburgh Woman Honors Late Stepdad's Love for Dogs with Massive Holiday Light Display Benefiting Animal Shelters
Experience a dazzling holiday light display in Greensburg, honoring a man's lifelong love for dogs. With over 800,000 lights, this spectacle benefits local animal shelters. Visit Larry's Lights on Armburst Road and meet Santa and the Polar Express conductor!
Police: Westmoreland County woman arrested after son ingested cannabis
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - A Westmoreland County woman has been arrested after police say her two-year-old son ingested cannabis.On Nov. 1, Shelby Bosworth said her two-year-old fell down the stairs. Police say he was later taken to the hospital after he wouldn't wake up from a nap.Tests showed the young child didn't suffer injuries from the fall, but a urine test found the child had marijuana in his system.Bosworth was arrested on Friday and is charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
Ten Departments Respond to PA House Fire
Haley Daugherty – The Tribune-Review, Greensburg. Dec. 4—At least 10 fire departments responded to a large house fire Monday evening in Shaler. According to Cherry City volunteer fire Chief, Nick Skalos, the fire started at 5:30 p.m. in the garage of the home in the 300 block of Hawthorne Road. He said that the fire extended into the house.
Monroeville parents whose 5-year-old killed younger sibling get probation, house arrest
The parents of a 5-year-old Monroeville boy who shot and killed his 3-year-old sister in 2021 were sentenced to probation on Tuesday. Martaz Colvin, 31, who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and recklessly endangering another person, and Brea Sanders, 29, who pleaded guilty to recklessly endangering another person were sentenced by Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Randal B. Todd.
Lawsuit alleges search for man who shot McKeesport police officer targeted Black residents
On top of the suit, advocacy groups are calling for change.
West Mifflin police searching for missing 16-year-old boy
Police said Ben Watkins, 16, was last seen on Dec. 2.
Police Blotter from Oct. 9-Nov. 1
Pitt police received an anonymous complaint in University Courts C. Pitt police assisted Donora Police Department with an arrest warrant. Pitt police received a report regarding a marijuana smell near University Courts B. October 19. Pitt police issued conduct referrals for violation of liquor laws at College Hall. October 24.
Crosswalk Accident Follow Up: Interview with Dr. Gregerson
Following the accident on Nov. 14, the Insider sat down with Pitt-Greensburg president, Dr. Robert Gregerson, for an update on the student’s situation. “It’s a horrible tragedy and I know the family is experiencing emotions that we can’t imagine,” Dr. Gregerson said. “I did meet a couple of times with the family – they’re very nice people. They’re just totally concentrated on their daughter. She was in a medically-induced coma.