CRIME & SAFETY
Pa. man tells police he stabbed someone ‘out of convenience’: report
A Pittsburgh man facing homicide charges told police he stabbed an older man “out of convenience.”. Jasper Jacob Hilliard, 21, of the city’s Shadyside neighborhood, is facing charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, burglary, possession of criminal instruments and resisting arrest, according to a report from TribLive. Police...
Woman charged after man’s body found wrapped in plastic in McKeesport
A woman is facing homicide charges after a man’s body was found wrapped in plastic in McKeesport last month.
Medical examiner testifies to victims’ extensive injuries in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
Prosecutors called Dr. Ashton Ennis, a former forensic pathologist for Allegheny County, to begin testimony on Tuesday about the injuries suffered by the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shootings. On Oct. 27, 2018, an armed man walked into the Tree of Life synagogue and shot and killed 11 Jewish worshipers...
Stabbing Incident Under Investigation in Tarentum
TARENTUM, PA – The Allegheny County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a stabbing incident in Tarentum. The local police were alerted to a stabbing in the 100 block of Davidson Street at approximately 6:25 pm on Sunday. The victim, a 26-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Homicide detectives have begun an investigation. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous. The post Stabbing Incident Under Investigation in Tarentum appeared first on Shore News Network.
She represents the ‘worst of the worst.’ Now Judy Clarke is leading the defense in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre trial.
PITTSBURGH (Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle via JTA) — When Judy Clarke delivered her opening statement to the jury that will determine the fate of the man charged with committing the massacre in the Tree of Life synagogue building, she did not deny that her client was responsible. In fact, she...
Allegheny County Jail lifts lockdown
A lockdown at the Allegheny County Jail was lifted Tuesday. For the first time since last Friday, normal operations have resumed, and in-person social and professional visits can be scheduled. Pittsburgh's Action News 4 reported the lockdown was prompted by reports of multiple nonfatal overdoses. Leaders at the jail called...
Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial: Retired FBI special agent testifies about weapons recovered from scene
PITTSBURGH — Day seven of testimony in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial is underway Wednesday. The first witness called by prosecutors is Andrea Dammann, a retired FBI special agent. Dammann says she was the senior team leader of the FBI Pittsburgh evidence response team. Dammann is testifying about weapons...
TSA stops passenger with loaded gun at Pittsburgh International Airport
A Pennsylvania resident with a loaded 9mm handgun in his carry-on bag was stopped by TSA at the security checkpoint inside Pittsburgh International Airport on Monday.
Sister says Tarentum fatal stabbing victim was trying to protect friend during altercation
Thomas Baczynski was trying to protect his friend when he was fatally stabbed Sunday in Tarentum, according to his sister. Baczynski, 26, died about 6:30 p.m. at Allegheny Valley Hospital in Harrison after an altercation involving three men in the rear of Davidson Street along Companion Way in the West Tarentum neighborhood.
16-year-old girl shot in the foot in the Hill District
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A teenager was shot in the foot Monday in Pittsburgh's Hill District.Pittsburgh Public Safety said officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert on Elmore Street around 9 p.m. Police found the victim, a 16-year-old girl, who was shot in the left foot. She is in stable condition at a local hospital, officials said.Police are investigating. It is not clear if there are any suspects or arrests.
2 houses destroyed in fire in Oakmont
Smoke was billowing into the air after two houses caught fire in Oakmont.
Police: Charges filed in Point State Park mugging
Charges have been filed after an alleged mugging at Point State Park on Sunday. According to court documents, 24-year-old Antonia Kaseim is accused of grabbing a man's phone, leading to a struggle, and then ripping the victim's Fitbit from his wrist and throwing it into the Monongahela River. The victim...
Teen hospitalized after falling through roof of abandoned Pa. mall that officials want demolished
A high school student is reportedly in critical condition after falling through the roof of an abandoned mall near Pittsburgh. KDKA-TV reported that a male teen fell about 20 feet through the roof of the former Century III Mall in West Mifflin, Allegheny County, Friday night.
Table crash onto woman watching daughter's dance recital was not our doing, says Illinois group
PITTSBURGH – An Illinois group has denied liability for a Pittsburgh woman’s injuries, allegedly sustained while watching her daughter’s dance recital and due to a makeshift table setup used for the event falling on top of her. Nicole Feldhues and William Feldhues of Coraopolis first filed suit...
‘How could they do it to somebody like him?’: 70-year-old stabbed in Shadyside
22-year-old Jasper Hilliard faces several charges including aggravated assault and burglary for what police say happened in Shadyside on Saturday.
Officials identify man fatally stabbed in Tarentum
A 26-year-old man died Sunday after being stabbed in Tarentum, Allegheny County Police reported. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner identified the victim as Thomas Baczynski of Tarentum. County homicide detectives said borough police were notified of a stabbing around 6:25 p.m. along the 100 block of Davidson Street. Baczynski was...
Scott Twp. man charged with indecent assault of girl, 11
Jun. 6—A Scott Twp. man faces indecent assault and other charges after investigators say he slid his hands beneath an 11-year-old girl's shirt and tried to touch her breasts. Dale W. Carnrike, 62, was held in Lackawanna County Prison on $200,000 bail after his arraignment late Monday before Magisterial...
Pennsylvania Man Sentenced on Felony Charge for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Pennsylvania man was sentenced for a felony charge for his actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the 2020 Presidential election.
From food fights to a vodka free-for-all, Pittsburgh Police have strange Sunday
It was a strange day for Pittsburgh Public Safety and Police on over the weekend. Pittsburgh scanner on Twitter was following the police radio and posted several calls, some of them bizarre.
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