Suspect sought in Plum bank robbery | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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The FBI and Plum police are investigating a robbery that occurred Monday at a Key Bank in Plum.

Authorities say they are looking for a white man, estimated to be 6-foot, 160-170 pounds in his late 20s to early 30s, wanted for robbing the bank around 12:30 p.m. at 1801 Route 286/Golden Mile Highway.

The suspect had a goatee and and has a tattoo on the right side of his neck.

Police say he handed the teller a note and was given cash.

No one was injured in incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the FBI Pittsburgh Field Office at (412) 432-4000.

Source: Suspect sought in Plum bank robbery | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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‘What he did to her is beyond description:’ Police detail discovery of young Butler mother’s body

Suspects are now facing charges in connection with the case

Source: ‘What he did to her is beyond description:’ Police detail discovery of young Butler mother’s body

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Post Gazette – Five days after the slaying of a 26-year-old Butler woman, three people are in custody and police say the possibility of additional arrests remains.

Police on Tuesday arrested Joshua Wayne Bowser, 21, of Lyndora, for assisting in the transportation of the body of Melissa Barto, who was killed Thursday night.

Mr. Bowser is being held in the Butler County Prison, as is Ms. Barto’s boyfriend, Ishemer Ramsey, 21, of Lyndora, and Mr. Ramsey’s friend, James Howard-George, 23, of Butler

Source: http://www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2017/06/13/Third-arrest-homicide-Butler-Bowser-Barto-Howard-George-Ramsey/stories/201706130155

 

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Several people hurt following shooting on Ocean Boulevard early Sunday morning

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — Myrtle Beach police are investigating a shooting on Ocean Boulevard.Around 12:25 Sunday morning officers were responding to a report of a large crowd near 5th Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard, according to Lt. Joey Crosby ….

7 people, including the suspect, were transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Source: Several people hurt following shooting on Ocean Boulevard early Sunday morning

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Missing Pa. woman is presumed dead; boyfriend charged in her killing | PennLive.com

Melissa Barto of Butler, Pa., was reported missing Friday. Police focused on her boyfriend, Ishemer D. Ramsey, 21, whose vehicle reeked of bleach and who a witness said had been fuming that Barto has been cheating on him. Eventually, Butler police say Ramsey confessed to shooting his girlfriend three times in the head, but her body remains missing.(screen shot via KDKA-TV)

In western Pennsylvania, police believe they know who did it when it comes to a woman reported missing Friday, but they still can’t find the young woman’s body.

Source: Missing Pa. woman is presumed dead; boyfriend charged in her killing | PennLive.com

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Supermarket employee kills 3 co-workers, self in Pennsylvania | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Troopers responded to a report of someone shooting people inside Weis Market in Eaton, about 25 miles northwest of Scranton.State police say it remains unclear why 24-year-old Randy Stair, of Dallas, shot the others and himself in a Weis Market shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday.

Stair’s shift started when the store closed at 11 p.m. Police said he later took a duffel bag from his car containing two pistol-grip shotguns, brought them into the store and started firing.

Source: Supermarket employee kills 3 co-workers, self in Pennsylvania | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Teenager Who Urged Friend to Kill Himself Is Guilty of Manslaughter

Michelle Carter, who pressed Conrad Roy III to kill himself, was convicted in a rare finding that a person’s words can directly cause someone else’s suicide.

TAUNTON, Mass. — A young woman who sent a barrage of text messages to another teenager urging him to kill himself was found guilty Friday of involuntary manslaughter in a case that many legal experts had expected to result in an acquittal.

The verdict, handed down by a judge in a nonjury trial, was a rare legal finding that, essentially, a person’s words alone can directly cause someone else’s suicide.

Source: Teenager Who Urged Friend to Kill Himself Is Guilty of Manslaughter

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1 injured in Mt. Washington shooting | TribLIVE

The victim was shot once in the back. He was taken to UPMC Mercy, where he was in stable condition.

The shooter is described as a black male, about 6 feet 1 inch tall, weighing 180 pounds with shoulder length dreadlocks. He was wearing all black clothing.

Anyone with information is asked to call police headquarters at 412-323-7800.

Source: 1 injured in Mt. Washington shooting | TribLIVE

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600 pounds of meth lollipops seized in Texas – CNN.com

(CNN)Police investigating a reported burglary have seized almost $1 million worth of methamphetamine-laced lollipops.

Six hundred pounds of the homemade candy-drug mixture melted into various shapes — including Batman and “Star Wars” figures — were discovered in a Houston home. Police said the drugs had a street value of almost $1 million.

Source: 600 pounds of meth lollipops seized in Texas – CNN.com

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Steve Scalise: Congressman Shot During Congressional Baseball Practice | Fortune.com

“There must have been 50 to 100 shots fired”

(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A gunman opened fire on Republican members of the U.S. Congress during a baseball practice near Washington on Wednesday, wounding several people including senior Republican leader Steve Scalise, before he was taken into custody, police and witnesses said.

Five people were transported medically from the scene in Alexandria, city Police Chief Michael Brown told reporters. Two of the wounded were Capitol Hill police who were at the scene, witnesses said.

Source: Steve Scalise: Congressman Shot During Congressional Baseball Practice | Fortune.com

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Breaking News – Manhunt continues for ‘extremely dangerous’ escaped inmates after corrections officers killed | WTSP.com

Police and law enforcement officials from throughout the Southeast continue to search for two escaped inmates accused of shooting and killing two corrections officers in Putnam County earlier on Tuesday.

Source: Manhunt continues for ‘extremely dangerous’ escaped inmates after corrections officers killed | WTSP.com

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Mother arrested in death of daughters who were left in vehicle overnight – San Antonio Express-News

KERRVILLE — A young mother brought her two daughters toPeterson Regional Medical Centerhere in “grave condition” Wednesday, claiming they had collapsed during an outing at Flat Rock Park.

But officials soon determined that the mother, 19-year-old Amanda Hawkins, had left the children in her SUV for 15 hours while she was visiting friends, leading to the girls’ deaths Thursday. She was arrested on charges of child endangerment.

Source: Mother arrested in death of daughters who were left in vehicle overnight – San Antonio Express-News

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Pennsylvania drug deaths hit high, DEA says – The Morning Call

The number of drug overdose deaths in Pennsylvania rose dramatically last year even as law enforcement and public officials attempted to stem the opioid crisis.

Fentanyl and fentanyl-related substances were identified in half of those overdose deaths, exceeding heroin, which was found in 45 percent of the deaths. Fentanyl is an extremely powerful synthetic opioid and can be mixed with heroin without the user’s knowledge, often with fatal results.

Source: Pennsylvania drug deaths hit high, DEA says – The Morning Call

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I-30 Closes After 18-Wheeler Pursuit Ends In Fiery Crash | Dallas Observer

An Arlington police spokesman described the chain of events at the scene, saying that a Fort Worth police officer tried to pull over an 18-wheeler “traveling at a high rate of speed.” The driver of the tractor-trailer fled, striking several vehicles along the way before smashing into another vehicle and coming to a halt. “We can confirm the driver of the vehicle next to the 18-wheeler escaped and was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injures,” Arlington police say.

Source: I-30 Closes After 18-Wheeler Pursuit Ends In Fiery Crash | Dallas Observer

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Officials: Fremont students tested for HIV after classmate stuck them with needle | abc7news.com

More than a dozen elementary school students in Fremont had to be tested for HIV and hepatitis after being poked with a needle that a fellow student brought onto campus.

The Fremont Unified School District says the student at Cabrillo Elementary School discovered the needle on May 26 in front of the school. The student initially denied poking students, but later acknowledged he had.

Source: Officials: Fremont students tested for HIV after classmate stuck them with needle | abc7news.com

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Four dead in murder-suicide at Weis Market in northeast Pa. – NY Daily News

Police found three men and one female dead inside the supermarket, which is open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. A witness was unharmed, troopers said.

It appeared the male gunman had unleashed bullets on the other three before killing himself, according to authorities. The shooter and victims were not immediately identified.

Source: Four dead in murder-suicide at Weis Market in northeast Pa. – NY Daily News

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Jeannette police: Homeless man found making ‘meth’ in tent in the woods | TribLIVE

Jeannette police are investigating an apparent methamphetamine cooking operation in an area off of 10th Street, according to Sgt. Donald Johnston.

The man, who Johnston did not identify, was taken into police custody. Charges were not immediately available.

Source: Jeannette police: Homeless man found making ‘meth’ in tent in the woods | TribLIVE

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