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 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.

1 week 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.

2 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.

2 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.

3 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.

3 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.

3 weeks ago


Washington County man jailed for Facebook threats against police

Steven Drake Jr. faces a preliminary hearing Jan. 6 on charges including terroristic threats and disorderly conduct.

3 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.

3 weeks ago


Police: Home invasion suspect shot by California homeowner

An intruder died early today after being shot in a California borough home, authorities said.

4 weeks ago


 Cleanup gets underway after a tractor trailer hauling garbage overturned on the northbound side of I-79 near the Lone Pine exit.

Tractor-trailer driver injured in I-79 crash in Washington County

The tractor trailer was headed north on I-79 shortly after 7 a.m. and crashed just prior to the Lone Pine exit, emergency officials said.

4 weeks ago


Route 88 in Washington County reopens after crash

The crash, in which a vehicle hit a utility pole, occurred in the 6300 block of the highway in Finleyville.

1 month ago


Williams Ohio Valley not yet sure what caused fire at its ethane pipeline meter station

The fire was contained to the facility's flare area piping and was extinguished overnight.

1 month ago



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