JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — Two people are facing charges after a major methamphetamine bust at a Johnstown hotel Friday, according to the Cambria County District Attorney’s Office.
District Attorney Greg Neugebauer says Cambria County Sheriff’s Deputies came into contact with Amanda Robinson and Michael Knisely Friday at the Econo Lodge on Napolean Street downtown.
Investigators say suspected drug activity led to the discovery of more than 600 grams of methamphetamine which has a street value of about $65,000.
Investigators say they also discovered other drugs like heroin, pills and marijuana, along with $10,274.
Multiple people have been shot and others wounded after a gunman entered a FedEx warehouse near Indianapolis International Airport.
There are reports that four people have died, although fatalities have not yet been confirmed by the authorities.
Police have confirmed that there are ‘multiple victims at the scene’ following the shooting on Thursday night, (April 15) 11pm local time (4am GMT).
911 calls claim people heard shooting outside and inside the building, with workers hiding inside by the conveyor belt.
A worker at the scene told Wish-TV news: “I saw a man with a submachine gun of some sort, an automatic rifle, and he was firing in the open.”
Bernie Madoff, the notorious architect of the biggest investment fraud in U.S. history, has died at age 82.
SALTLICK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — State police officials told Channel 11 that a man at the center of a standoff in Saltlick Township, Fayette County was shot and killed after he came out of the home and raised a firearm.
Officials swarmed the home in the area of Pine Slopes and Indian Creek Valley Road after two troopers responded to a domestic call around 10:30 a.m.
As the troopers were leaving the scene, they said a man shot at them. The troopers were not injured.
A 15-year-old boy was killed after a shooting in Pittsburgh’s Lincoln-Lemington neighborhood Tuesday night, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner.
Don Angelo Castapheny of Pittsburgh was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police from Zone 5 responded to the 1300 block of Montezuma Street around 9:10 p.m., and shortly after found Castapheny in the 1400 block of Olivant Street, a few blocks away.
Police said they do not have a description of a suspect.
The city’s Mobile Crime and Violent Crime units were processing the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
A male teenager was killed and a police officer wounded Monday afternoon in a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, police and sources say.
The Knoxville Police Department confirmed the fatality in an emailed statement, and the shooting without details on its Twitter account. A medical examiner’s vehicle left the school about 5 p.m.
The source said the wounded police officer is the Austin-East school resource officer. He was shot in the hip and is undergoing surgery, the source told Knox News.
The source also said one person has been detained.
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MCKEESPORT (KDKA) — Allegheny County homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that took place in McKeesport.
When first responders arrived at the scene, in the Harrison Village housing complex, they found a 19-year-old man who had been shot in the chest.
He was taken to an area hospital.
Anyone with information is asked to call 1-833-ALL-TIPS.
Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.
Pittsburgh police were investigating after a young man was found shot and killed in the doorway of a home in Pittsburgh’s Brighton Heights neighborhood a little after 2 a.m. Monday on the 1700 block of Termon Avenue.
No arrests have been announced concerning the victim who suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A grandmother went inside a Reseda, California apartment Saturday morning and found her three young grandchildren had been stabbed to death, Los Angeles police said. A few hours later, the mother of the children was arrested as the primary suspect in the killings after she allegedly carjacked a vehicle and traveled more than four hours away–north of Bakersfield, California..
The gruesome discovery was made Saturday around 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time in the 8000 block of Reseda Boulevard, Sgt. David Bambrick of the LAPD’s West Valley Division said.
The children’s ages were 3, 2 and 6 months old.
A Johnstown man is accused of assaulting a woman in Westmont on Thursday, robbing her of her $800 cellphone and stealing her SUV, then leading police on a chase through the city.
West Hills Regional police charged William Eugene Huddleston, 32, of the 1000 block of Boyd Avenue, with aggravated assault, robbery, strangulation, theft, receiving stolen property, resisting arrest and driving with a suspended license.
According to a criminal complaint, Huddleston was with the woman at a home in the 900 block of Bucknell Avenue when he became angry because she would not give him a ride. Huddleston allegedly strangled her, stole her cellphone and keys and drove off in her 2012 Kia Sorento.
The woman was taken by Hilltop EMS to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center on Franklin Street.
State police arrested a Loyalhanna Township couple early Wednesday after shutting down what they called a methamphetamine lab at the couple’s home in rural Westmoreland County. Brian Miller, 51, and Jennifer Lynn Williams, 53, are charged with operating a methamphetamine lab, possession of a controlled substance, and possession with intent to deliver.
preliminary hearing on the new charges is April 19.
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Two people were hurt when shots were fired early Friday morning near a grocery store in Pittsburgh’s East Allegheny neighborhood, police said.
A man was jailed Tuesday because state police say he used scissors and a glue stick to alter lottery tickets into winners and cash them in at a Hempfield convenience store, according to court papers. Craig Marshall Stout, 45, who has addresses in Mt. Pleasant Borough and Jeannette, is charged
(CNN)A man shot and injured two people at a business in the Maryland city of Frederick on Tuesday morning before driving to the US military’s nearby Fort Detrick, where personnel there shot and killed him, police said.Though police didn’t publicly identify the gunman, the US Navy said he was a Navy hospital corpsman, and Fort Detrick officials told CNN that he was posted at that installation.The gunman — a 38-year-old man — entered a business at Riverside Tech Park in the northeast of the city and opened fire in or near it, striking two men, Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando told reporters.He then drove to Fort Detrick, about 10 minutes away, where “personnel on the base” fatally shot him, Lando said.This is a developing story.
Police confirmed the identities as 19-year-old twins Farhan and Farbin Towhid, their older brother Tanvir, 21, and their parents Iren and Towhidul Islam died. The children’s grandmother, Altafun Nessa was also a victim.
Police said the deaths are a result of a murder-suicide.
The family is part of a tight knit Bangladeshi community.
“When I heard the news I couldn’t breathe for 20 to 30 minutes. How could it happen in a community like us? We’re so close and we visit each other and talk to each other, we have dinner and stuff, but inside the house… his children were unhappy for some reason and one thing led to another,” said family friend Shawn Ahsan. “We are heartbroken. I don’t know what else to say… ”
When officers arrived, they found the bodies, all dead from gunshot wounds. Police said the deaths are a result of a murder suicide — two of the brothers killing their family.
Police said Farhan Towhid linked a lengthy suicide note from his Instagram. In it he writes “Hey everyone. I killed myself and my family.” He goes on to talk about how he has battled depression since 9th grade.
In the suicide note, Farhan Towhid said in February of this year, his older brother — who was also battling depression — made a proposition. He wrote that his brother said, “If we can’t fix everything in a year we’ll kill ourselves and our family.”
Pittsburgh police responded to the 2800 block of Spring Street around noon for man in dispute with his neighbors.
When officers arrived, they were alerted that the man went inside of his residence. Police say the man refused the commands from officers to come outside.
Police learned the man had warrants after he had barricaded himself inside the house.
Upon the arrival of SWAT, the suspect walked out of the house and surrendered to police without incident.
Inmates broke windows, set a fire, and threw debris to the ground late Sunday at a St. Louis, Missouri jail that has been plagued by uprisings in recent months.
The riot broke out Sunday night around 9 p.m. at the City Justice Center, news outlets reported. Inmates were seen tossing objects out of broken windows and setting a fire. Firefighters used a hose to douse the flames.
Law enforcement responded to bring the jail under control. Inmates had moved away from the broken windows by about 10:30 p.m., according to news outlets. Then around 11 p.m., inmates broke windows on the other side of the jail and began throwing objects again. Thirty minutes later, the inmates had disappeared again and officers could be seen inside.
WASHINGTON (SBG) — Authorities have identified the suspect and driver who killed a Capitol Police officer by ramming a car into a barrier has been identified, according to The Associated Press.
Citing law enforcement sources, AP identified the man as 25-year-old Noah Green of Indiana. Investigators are still looking into Green’s background and if he had a history of mental health problems.
Authorities were also working to access his social media accounts.
On his accounts, Green described himself as a follower of the Nation of Islam and its founder, Louis Farrakhan, The Associated Press reported. Some of the posts spoke of going through a tough time where he leaned on his faith, according to messages captured by the group SITE, which tracks online activity.
“To be honest these past few years have been tough, and these past few months have been tougher,” he wrote. “I have been tried with some of the biggest, unimaginable tests in my life. I am currently now unemployed after I left my job partly due to afflictions, but ultimately, in search of a spiritual journey.”
A motive for the attack wasn’t immediately clear to investigators. However, authorities said there does not appear to be an ongoing threat and the incident wasn’t related to terrorism.
According to the U.S. Capitol Police, the incident unfolded around 1:30 p.m. when the driver rammed a sedan into the North Barricade outside the U.S. Capitol. One officer, William ‘Billy’ Evans, died from his injuries.
The other officer is “in stable and non-threatening condition,” according to USCP.
Authorities said the driver was shot and killed when he tried to lunge at the officers with a knife.
Fallen Officer Identified As William ‘Billy’ Evans After Capitol Incident | NBC News NOW
The United States Capitol was locked down on Friday due to an “exterior security threat,” as the United States Capitol Police (USCP) said two officers were injured after a car rammed into them and sources said officers shot a suspect.
The United States Capitol was locked down on Friday due to an “exterior security threat” after a car rammed into a barrier on the Senate side of the complex. One officer died and another was injured, according to United States Capitol Police (USCP), who said the suspect was killed by police after he exited his Navy Sedan and attacked them with a knife.