Washington


Cal U professor found dead in campus office

Burrell Brown, on the Cal U faculty since 1989, was found dead late Sunday.

about 13 hours ago


Administration of Washington County court returns to local control

The state Supreme Court had appointed Joseph M. James to take over administrative tasks from then-President Judge Debbie O'Dell Seneca.

about 20 hours ago


Peters council forms group to study future of drilling in township

Council members voted to form a group to study whether drilling should be allowed -- or banned -- in the Washington County municipality.

1 day ago


Cal U president search to begin soon, board chair says

Interim Cal U President Geraldine Jones has served since the May 2012 firing of Angelo Armenti Jr.

6 days ago


Man wounded in Washington County shooting

Police said a 69-year-old man was shot about 9 p.m. in a home on Woodland Road in West Pike Run Township.

1 week ago


Bandit hits West Brownsville Wal-Mart

The suspect, a 5-foot 6-inch white man wearing a brown hoodie and blue jeans, grabbed cash and ran out of the store, state police said.

1 week ago


 Shanice Clark

Cal U women's basketball player found dead

Shanice Clark was found unresponsive in her residence in what school officials said appeared to be an accident.

1 week ago


Three dead in I-70 accident

Vehicle in Washington County accident said to be traveling at high rate of speed.

1 week ago


 Roxanne Rimer is escorted out of the Center Twp. Police Dept.

Police: Handcuffed woman drives off in Center Township police car

Roxanne Rimer was handcuffed in the back of the car and climbed through the partition to operate the vehicle, driving over 100 mph

1 week ago


 Pittsburgh and Baldwin Borough police early this morning tracked down two suspects near Glass Run Road, bordering the Hays neighborhood of Pittsburgh and Baldwin Borough.

Two in custody after manhunt in Baldwin Borough

Police said they found firearms and money inside a disabled vehicle on a road along the Monongahela River.

1 week ago


Ex-police chief in East Washington sentenced to prison

Donald Solomon, pleaded guilty last year to taking $7,800 to provide protection for people he thought were drug dealers.

1 week ago


 Capt. Fred Johns, left, of the Washington County sheriff’s office and murder suspect William "Tippy" Wallace in 1983.

Judge assigned in ’79 murder retrial in Washington County

The new trial of William “Tippy” Wallace, whose convictions in the 1979 Canonsburg case were overturned, was assigned to Judge John DiSalle.

2 weeks ago


School vehicles collide in Peters Township High School parking lot

The district said the accident was caused by sun glare.

2 weeks ago


Samantha Bennett / Our takeaway: Words like 'takeaway' should be taken away

“Cold snap” worked fine until “polar vortex” came along.

2 weeks ago


Police seek suspects in Mitchell Power Station theft

In one of the incidents, some intruders cut through a chain-link fence to get inside the plant and stole copper wire.

2 weeks ago


Two shot near Monessen club

Police said they believe the shooting occurred near the Elks Lodge. They said one victim was shot in the leg and the other in the groin.

3 weeks ago


 State police are looking for this person in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store/gas station in Washington County Sunday morning.

Police search for suspect in Washington County convenience store robbery

Police said the suspect was driving a white 2014 Dodge Avenger with a West Virginia plate 9WU785 that was reported stolen the same day.

3 weeks ago


Two women sentenced in diner fight

Tori Thomas and Summer Thomas have been sentenced for attacking employees at a diner with a baseball bat and a vat of hot pasta sauce.

3 weeks ago


Washington City Mission plans expansion in South Strabane

Mission forced to turn away more than 830 who needed assistance in past year.

4 weeks ago


Post Your Problems / Lawrence Walsh: Rebate check finds its way to recipient

The Olup brothers, Tom and Ed, applied for the state Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program in June.

4 weeks ago


 Debbie O'Dell Seneca

Embattled Washington County judge to step down

The judge has been the subject of complaints by local lawyers, some of whom have accused her of wrongdoing.

4 weeks ago


 Andrew Graseck, 18, is charged with aggravated assault, robbery and simple assault.

One dead after attempted home invasion in Washington County

The Washington County coroner identified the man killed Sunday night as 42-year-old Robert West.

4 weeks ago



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