An unidentified shooter who opened fire at a Pennsylvania shopping mall remained on the loose Sunday morning, hours after dozens of police vehicles surrounded the building and officers rushed in to assess the scene and evacuate shoppers taking shelter in various stores.
A gunman who opened fire inside a Pennsylvania shopping mall remained on the loose Sunday morning, hours after dozens of police vehicles surrounded the building and officers rushed in to evacuate frightened shoppers.The shooting happened at Lehigh Valley Mall in Fullerton, Pa., shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday. No injuries were reported.
Four shots were fired in the lower level near a sporting goods store, Whitehall Township Police Chief Michael Marks said.
“The responding officers needed to get into the mall and make sure there was no active gunfire occurring at the moment,” Marks said Saturday night, according to WFMZ. “As far as our secondary operations right now, that’s just making sure that the mall is empty and we were able to account for everybody employed or at least at the mall at that point.”
Pictures of a green glowing unidentified object in the sky appeared in the Liverpool Echo this week – and the man who took the photos was stunned.
A man, who requested anonymity, had been hanging with a friend when they spotted the glowing green object on August 7 at around 2:45 a.m.
ALLEGHENY CO., Pa. — A tractor-trailer crashed into a Primanti Bros. restaurant in Allegheny County early Sunday.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are investigating after a man was struck by a train.
Public safety officials say that police, firefighters, and paramedics responded to a report of a man being struck by a train along railroad tracks in near S. 13th and Breed Streets in Pittsburgh’s South Side neighborhood just before 3:00 a.m. on Sunday.
When first responders arrived at the scene, they found a man near the railroad tracks with a wound to his head.
Paramedics transported the man to an area hospital and was last reported to be in critical condition.
Police are investigating.
LARIMER, Pa. —
Pittsburgh police officers responded to a report of a man involved in a domestic dispute at a residence on the 600 block of Lenora Street around 9 p.m.When officers tried to make contact with the man, he refused to exit the home.
The man was arrested on an outstanding warrant for an unrelated domestic incident.
It was one of the biggest protests in years with at least 15,000 people, police said. “Down with feudalism, long live the people,” chanted some.
There were no reports of violence.
Since July, rallies have called for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha who took power in a 2014 coup and won disputed elections last year.
Saturday’s student-led demonstration moved from the campus of Thammasat University to a park next to a grand palace used for royal ceremonies.
Demonstrators say they plan to stay overnight and march to the offices of the prime minister on Sunday morning.
HEMPFIELD, Pa. — Channel 11 got a tour of the exciting state-of-the-art elements at the new “Live! Casino Pittsburgh” coming to Hempfield Township.
The casino is located at the Westmoreland Mall, at the former Sears location.
Inside, it has more than 100,000 square feet of gaming, dining and entertainment.Here’s the layout of the first floor: Live casino action with 750 slot machines and about 30 live-action table games.
Upstairs is filled with family fun and the ultimate sports fan experience. There will be a massive 45-foot video screen for sports games and sports betting.
Casino officials said the casino will bring more than $47 million in tax revenues annually for the region — a big boost to the local economy.
During Thursday’s tour, the casino addressed COVID-19 protocols, including limiting guests and following all state health and safety guidelines.
The casino event center, which will be used for parties and other events, will not yet be ready at the grand opening.
Greensburg Police doing a routine check of a man asleep in the driver’s seat of his car in a store parking lot Thursday wound up arresting him for illegal possession of 47 bricks of heroin, a plastic bag of cocaine, several hundred Xanax pills and multiple strips of Suboxone.
Patrolman Kerry Dieter said he also confiscated $11,996 that Brandon E. Carter, 35, of Charleroi, was carrying.
Carter is charged with four counts each of illegal possession and delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, illegal possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm without a license, possession of drug paraphernalia, receiving stolen property and public drunkenness. He was ordered by District Judge Chris Flanigan held in the county prison after failing to post $50,000 bond.
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