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.

6 days 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.

6 days ago

Washington County man charged with murder escapes from W.Va. psychiatric hospital

Authorities say they believe 30-year-old Rocco Jesse Zuccaro escaped Monday afternoon.

1 week ago

Clairton man arrested for drug possession including 65 bricks of heroin

Robert W. Scott, 62, was changed with drug possession, possession with the intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia.

1 week ago

 Former Common Pleas Judge Paul Pozonsky exits the courtroom Friday after pleading guilty to charges involving the theft of cocaine evidence.

Paul Pozonsky, former Washington County judge, pleads guilty to three misdemeanors

As part of the plea deal, prosecutors will not seek jail time for the 59-year-old former jurist.

1 week ago

Samantha Bennett: St. Patrick's Day parade was too 'wet' for me

It wasn’t the rain that kept her away; it was the prospect of other falling moisture.

1 week ago

Speaker set to address Catholic church closings

Peter Borre of Boston will speak Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Dunkirk on Route 481 in Monongahela.

1 week ago

 Shanice Clark, 21, died in January.

Coroner: Cal U basketball player died of blood cell disorder

According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sudden death can occur in extremely rare cases of sickle cell trait.

2 weeks ago

Two people injured in Washington County crash

A county emergency dispatch supervisor said a quad collided with a dirtbike half a mile east of the Village of Bulger in Smith Township.

2 weeks ago

Driver sought after police pursuit ends in crash, charges in Washington County

Three people in his vehicle, including a 2-year-old boy, had minor injuries and were taken to a hospital.

2 weeks ago

 The 33rd Street Bridge, with its distinctive curve, is visible from multiple points -- including Washington's Landing. The bridge was erected between 1920 and 1921 for the former B&O Railroad.

The longest mile: PennDOT helps railroads handle 'last mile' traffic

Grants from the state Department of Transportation are helping to write a new chapter of Pennsylvania’s “rich history” with railroads.

2 weeks ago

Pi: The intriguing decimal with endless possibilities

By coincidence of calendar, Saturday will be a day to celebrate with — you guessed it — pie.

2 weeks ago

 Michael John Bickel

Beaver County man charged with child porn, sex charges

Michael John Bickel of Aliquippa, faces charges that include more than 30 counts of child rape and 30 counts of statutory sexual assault.

2 weeks ago

Samantha Bennett: Who knew? Baking Brits anything but boring

For someone who doesn’t like reality TV shows, “The Great British Bake Off” proved to be a sweet treat.

3 weeks ago

Po­lice probe fa­tal Wash­ing­ton shoot­ing

Officers found Marius Chatman, 24, around 4 a.m. Wednesday near the Seventh Ward Playground on Donnan Avenue.

4 weeks ago

Cal U fraternity president cited for disorderly conduct on premises

Michael Mackowick, 21, "had a party on the premise that spawned underage drinking, excessive noise, tumultuous behavior and fighting."

4 weeks ago

Eight charged after brawl near Cal U campus

Two of the men police said were involved in the brawl at 525 Second St. around 2:30 a.m. Sunday are facing more serious charges.

1 month ago


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