PITTSBURGH (AP) — Thousands of utility customers in Pennsylvania remained without power Thursday, a day after severe thunderstorms knocked trees and utility lines and spawned two small...
APOLLO, Pa. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in western Pennsylvania amid storms that knocked down trees and utility lines, ripped the roofs off a...
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — A woman walking on railroad tracks in western Pennsylvania was struck and killed by a train, authorities said.
The woman was walking north on the railroad track when a...
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man backed over his mother and another man while stealing her car and then crashed it.
John Spencer faces numerous charges following the Monday night incidents. It wasn't known Friday if he's retained an attorney.
BRACKENRIDGE, Pa. (AP) — The dead have come alive at Prospect Cemetery in Brackenridge.
For the eighth October in a row, the cemetery where the borough's namesake is laid to rest was the site of a "Ghost Tour," a one-hour walk among the headstones featuring volunteers dressed as significant community figures from Brackenridge's and neighboring Tarentum's past.
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million is now seeking to cut its property tax value from $138.3 million to $10.1 million.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2xQ5DcB ) reports the owner of the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Morgan Stanley Capital, last week appealed the county's refusal to lower the assessment to Common Pleas Court.
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — This is a story about how friends become family.
For some, June 1967 was the start of the Summer of Love, a time when more than 100,000 gathered in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood to follow Timothy Leary's directions and "turn on, tune in, drop out."
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman accused of setting her sleeping boyfriend on fire and throwing buckets of urine on him to extinguish the flames has died of an apparent heroin overdose.
The body of 39-year-old Leigh Ann Sepelyak was found Monday night in her Tarentum home. Police say evidence found at the scene indicates she died of a heroin overdose.
Sepelyak was facing attempted homicide and other charges in the July attack.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Vietnam War veteran has finally received medals for his service after 45 years of waiting.
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three people were injured and at least one taken to a hospital as a large tire fire burned at a Pennsylvania auto salvage yard.
Allegheny County dispatchers said multiple fire departments responded to the blaze reported shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday at Hloznik Auto Salvage in Frazer Township.
Dispatchers said the initial call reported hundreds of tires on fire and billowing smoke that could be seen for miles.
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a 10-year-old boy was found dead after disappearing in a Pennsylvania creek.
Officials in western Pennsylvania's Allegheny County said the boy was wading Saturday afternoon in Bulls Creek, which flows into the Allegheny River.
Sgt. Ryan Hanford of the Tarentum police department said witnesses reported that the boy had been standing in shallow water under the Tarentum Bridge, but stepped into a deeper part of the creek and did not surface.
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — Fire officials in suburban Pittsburgh are investigating a fire that damaged a phone repair shop.
Police say the fire started at Tarentum Repair Pro in Tarentum around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say crews were able to contain the fire within 20 minutes.
Officials say the shop was damaged badly. Police say tenants living above the shop were able to get out safely.
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a woman fatally shot her husband after arguing about a casserole she burned, then took a photo of the body, texted it to a friend and showered before calling 911.
According to court records, Frazer police responding to the call Monday night found 42-year-old Dennis Drum Sr. lying dead on a bed with a gun in his hand and a gunshot wound to the forehead, the Tribune-Review reported (http://bit.ly/2mt2hHN ).
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have jailed a woman after her husband was found shot to death at their western Pennsylvania home.
Allegheny County police say Frazer Township police and paramedics were called to the home on Crawford Run Road about 10:30 p.m. Monday and found the victim shot in the head.
The Allegheny County medical examiner's office identified the victim Tuesday as 42-year-old Dennis Drum Sr.
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million has been auctioned off for $100.
Wells Fargo Bank was owed the money from a 2006 loan and submitted the winning bid for the 1.1 million-square-foot Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills on Wednesday. The bank was acting as trustee for MSCI 2007 HQ11, the trust that bought the mall in suburban Frazer Township.
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — State police have announced a manhunt for a suspect charged with assaulting a trooper after a traffic stop on a busy western Pennsylvania highway.
Troopers say 26-year-old Byron Williams, of Pittsburgh, should be considered armed and dangerous.
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — Some properties of a foreclosed Pittsburgh-area mall are scheduled to be sold Jan. 18.
The parcels include the land on which the 1.1 million-square-foot Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills is located, as well as several vacant commercial parcels nearby.
The mall is located along Route 28 in Frazer Township, about 20 miles northeast of Pittsburgh.
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a body was recovered after a man jumped into a Pittsburgh-area river following a police chase and a crash.
Police in Allegheny County say a driver nearly struck a pedestrian and sideswiped several parked cars in Tarentum early Sunday, then crashed at the base of the Tarentum bridge. A resident told police that the driver asked for help, then ran and jumped into the Allegheny River.
RIMERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of three men who died after a boat ran aground and overturned on the Allegheny River in western Pennsylvania.
Officials in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, said the 21-foot boat apparently ran onto the riverbank at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday below Phillipston.
Coroner Terry Shaffer identified the men as 62-year-old Timothy Jones, of Tarentum; 48-year-old Joe Wrbas, of Butler; and 34-year-old Chad Wilson, of Prospect.