Police said Barbara Girdish, 64, is charged with felony assault and other offenses for beating her mother over a period of six months.
A hazmat crew is on scene assisting in the cleanup, although it’s unclear what the truck was hauling.
State declares ”Code Orange” air pollution day due to high smog levels and is urging young and elderly to restrict outdoor activities.
Plaintiff seeks damages from Light of Life Ministries and Door of Hope Community Church
Washington County honors 46 first responders and residents with life-saving awards after using Narcan to revive 61 overdose victims.
The crash occurred around 4:30 a.m. on Lynn Portal Road near Old Ridge Road in Cross Creek Township.
Eight charged with prostitution-related offenses in Washingon County undercover sting.
The new contract give raises of 3 percent to 335 members of the Canon-McMillan Education Association over three years.
Colorado company with Washington, Pa., office snagged the properties, which include 27,000 acres in Greene County, for $339 million.
After tense contract negotiations -- including a 21-day strike -- teachers in the Peters Township School District have a new contract.
The deadly crash occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on Nov. 2 near High Point Drive and Route 88 in California.
Authorities said the vehicle struck a guiderail on Noblestown Road in McDonald late Tuesday night.
Council approved a $274,400 bid for work on the township building, which will include security improvements.
Authorities said the woman accepted a Facebook friend request last year from someone she did not know.
Authorities said the victims were walking with friends along a street when shots were fired from an approaching vehicle.
The Washington, Pa., man is in critical condition after being shot in the chest while inside a parked car just after midnight.
The township hired a bond counsel for the possible purchase of Rolling Hills Country Club with the Peters Township School District.
The event, which will be held on Saturday, is part of a national initiative to collect prescription drugs and prevent abuse.
Authorities said Brian Wilbert, 38, of Robinson was shot around 9 p.m. at a house in Burgettstown.
The two venues were penalized a combined $47,500 for violations of the state’s gambling laws.
Fishermen spotted the body about 6:45 tonight near the 800 block of Henderson Avenue.
A local attorney was killed and her 5-month-old son was injured when they were struck by a car in Port Charlotte, Fla., Friday morning.
One focus of the renovations to the township building will be to improve security in the lobby and council chambers.
Authorities say William Kail used his family to gain the trust of a Bethel Park woman, then depleted her accounts and stole her jewelry.
The victim’s family was having a picnic in the backyard of a home on Meadow Street in Mount Pleasant when the shooting occurred.
Troopers responded shortly after 10 p.m. at the Bavington exit in Hanover to a report of a person shot.
The 285 teachers in the district have been working without a contract since their last five-year pact expired in August.
Donald Eugene Allen, 46, of Washington, Pa., was charged Monday with the robbery at the Circle K store in Canton on April 4.
Larry A. Layton, 61, of West Alexander was killed on Fraction Road when he lost control of his truck and struck a tree.
The man was driving on Fraction Road in West Finley about 7 p.m. when he veered off the road and crashed into a tree.
The coroner identified the man as 20-year-old Peter Teris of Fox Run Road in Peters.
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Officials are wondering how the experienced pilot did not hear audible warnings that the landing gear wasn’t down.
No one was injured when the single-engine plane flopped onto the runway about 7:30 p.m. at the Washington County airport.
Police say the man robbed the store in Canton before fleeing by car.
State police say James Lemmi, 34, stole more than $15,000 from an account used to pay for playground equipment.
The $600 million emergency appropriation, which failed to pass the Senate, would go toward helping addiction treatment.
State Rep. James J. Christiana III, R-Brighton, is running for re-election, while two Democrats are seeking their party’s nomination.
Jordan Nicole Cornell, 18, was charged with robbery, criminal conspiracy and hindering apprehension in a March 14 robbery in Vulcan Village.
A man needed an emergency evacuation after falling about 45 feet from a tree today in Nottingham, Washington County.
PennDOT has $350 million in construction projects underway between Eighty-Four in Washington County and New Stanton in Westmoreland County.
John E. Halliwell, 57, of Washington, was found in a window well between the buildings at 50 W. Maiden St.
Starting next week, the Post-Gazette Xtra sections will be combined with a new name and format — Local Xtra, a section each Friday.
Passion plays, oratorios and cantatas are part of how Christians celebrate Easter. Other springtime works draw on the Old Testament.
Jessica Scola, 32, of Bentleyville, was indicted this week in U.S. District Court on 44 counts of embezzlement.
A retired state trooper in Washington County sent a fake document and a bogus court order from a dead U.S. judge to the Pennsylvania office
Luann Smedley was driving on Route 136 when she lost control of her vehicle.
Washington County’s coroner will perform an autopsy before ruling on the cause of death.
Nonprofits, such as Angela’s Angels in Latrobe and Project Prom in West Mifflin, make sure no teen is left behind on prom night.
Nola the mini-pig gets lots of kisses at her Cranberry home, but she welcomes the kindness and kisses of strangers.