Couple found dead in Washington County home

The county coroner’s office said Carmine, 69, and Caryn Verno, 54, of Bentleyville were found dead in their home around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

1 day ago

Washington County man to serve up to 36 years for rape conviction

John D. Yocolano, 34, of Monongahela, was convicted of aggravated assault, sexual assault, all stemming from the same incident.

3 days ago

 A jury in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh found that Hunter Panels and its parent company, Carlisle Construction Materials Inc., discriminated against a female worker, subjected her to a hostile work environment and retaliated against her by firing her.

Jury awards woman more than $13 million in work discrimination case

Sandra Robertson claimed she was subjected to harassment and ridicule because of her sex, and made less than a man who did the same job.

4 days ago

 Ta'Naiyah Thomas

Trio pleads guilty in slaying of Washington County girl, 10

Police have said the men, all of Washington, Pa., planned to rob the boyfriend of Ta’Naiyah Thomas’ mother in March 2014.

1 week ago

Washington County church tour includes Old Believers

The Washington County History and Landmarks Foundation is sponsoring a tour Sunday of four historic churches in the Marianna area.

1 week ago

Samantha Bennett: Pittsburgh gets real

I wanted to escape this ghost town 20 years ago; now there’s no escaping that it’s a real, thriving city.

1 week ago

Washington County drug dealer sentenced to prison

Kenneth Sellers was sentenced after pleading guilty to charges of possession with intent to deliver 122 grams of cocaine and other charges.

1 week ago

Boy killed in ATV wreck in Washington County

Chase Crow, of Weirton, was riding on a quad with his friend around 1 p.m. on Bartleyville Road in Hanover when they crashed.

1 week ago

Washington County investment broker jailed for 30 months for stealing from clients

James Grimes, 35, of Cecil, admitted he took more than $300,000 from four clients between 2006 and 2010.

2 weeks ago

 Mine rescue workers check teammates' emergency breathing packs as they prepare to enter Consol Energy's Harvey Mine for a rescue drill Wednesday to test the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) new Mine Emergency Operations system.

New technology aims to improve communication between mine workers, command center

At a drill Wednesday at Consol Energy’s Harvey Mine in Washington County, teams tested new mine emergency operations response equipment.

2 weeks ago

Man dies in Hanover construction accident

Police said Legrant Blackwell, 43, of Connellsville, was placing the rail along the highway when the accident occurred.

2 weeks ago

Suspect sought in rape of teen in Washington County park

A 17-year-old girl told police that a man hit her then dragged her into the woods and sexually assaulted her.

2 weeks ago

Millcraft to build two hotels in Beaver County

Millcraft Hospitality will build an extended-stay hotel and an upscale facility in the Stoney Ridge development near Beaver Valley Mall.

2 weeks ago

One arrested, two suspects identified in Washington County drug raids

Arrested was Nathan R. Oliverio, 29, whose Manifold Road home in South Strabane included 27 stamp bags of suspected heroin, police said.

3 weeks ago

Dyno Nobel closing Donora chemical plant

Officials said the company will periodically review whether to resume operations if demand for ammonium nitrate increases.

3 weeks ago

Several people in custody following Washington County standoff

The official said police from the city of Washington responded to a home at 690 Addison St. about 10:15 a.m.

3 weeks ago

Washington County DA sponsors discussion on fraud in nonprofits

It’s happens frequently: Volunteers in charitable groups, fire companies and youth groups are victimized by theft and fraud from within.

3 weeks ago

Washington County man indicted on charges of stealing guns, money

A grand jury said Joseph Monroe, 27, took eight weapons and $1,230 in cash from Route 19 EZ-Cash on Feb. 28.

3 weeks ago

Washington County man convicted of rape sentenced to 18 to 36 years

Washington County Common Pleas Court Judge John F. DiSalle handed down the sentence Tuesday to Darius A. Duncan, 22, of Washington.

3 weeks ago

Canon-McMillan suspends high school baseball coach

Frank Zebrasky, Canon McMillan baseball coach since 2-009, is under review for student misconduct during a team trip to South Carolina.

3 weeks ago

Bethlehem-Center superintendent requests first offender's probation on DUI

South Fayette police say Linda Marcolini’s blood-alcohol was more than twice the state’s legal limit after she crashed on Dec. 22.

3 weeks ago

Man found dead in Monongahela River in Washington County

The body of a Charleroi man was discovered tonight in the Monongahela River in Washington County, an emergency dispatch supervisor said.

3 weeks ago

Driver killed near I-70 ramp in Washington County

Authorities said the driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree after exiting the highway onto Route 43 in California Borough.

4 weeks ago

 Bill Robling, dressed as Ben Franklin.

Philadelphia interpreter strives to bring Benjamin Franklin to life

Bill Robling will portray Benjamin Franklin tonight in "An Evening with the First American" at Washington & Jefferson College.

4 weeks ago

 Rocco Zuccaro, 30, of Burgettstown is awaiting trial on charges he killed a man in West Virginia in 2013.

Homicide suspect from Pa. captured after escaping from psychiatric hospital

Police said Rocco Zuccaro, 30, of Burgettstown, was found late Wednesday night hiding in tall grass near a natural gas facility.

4 weeks ago

Ex-juvenile probation supervisor sues Washington County over firing

Gregory Thomas said he was forced out after he was interviewed by detectives about theft allegations against the head of juvenile probation.

4 weeks ago


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