EDGEWOOD FIRE: Neighbors evacuated after man’s body found following house explosion | WPXI

Late Saturday night, emergency officials were at the scene of an explosion and fire evacuating nearby residents due to a safety issue. The county bomb squad was also called to the scene.

Source: EDGEWOOD FIRE: Neighbors evacuated after man’s body found following house explosion | WPXI

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Part of Route 380 shut down due to police investigation

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Emergency officials told Channel 11 the Westmoreland County Coroner was called to the scene of an investigation. 

The initial call to 911 was shortly after 9 p.m. officials said.

PART OF A MAJOR ROAD IS SHUTDOWN FOR A POLICE INVESTIGATION. WE’RE TALKING ABOUT PART OF ROUTE 380 IN MURRYSVILLE, WESTMORELAND COUNTY.

PITTSBURGH’S ACTION NEWS 4 REPORTER KATELYN SYKES IS ON SCENE . >>

POLICE ARE NOT RELEASING MANY DETAILS ABOUT WHAT THIS INVESTIGATION ENTAILS. WE DO KNOW THAT ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE EMERGENCY VEHICLES IS A BODY THAT WAS FOUND IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD WAY.

FIRE OFFICIALS SAID THEY WERE CALLED OUT HERE JUST AFTER 9:30 THIS EVENING AND THEY SAY THEY PLAN TO BE OUT HERE FOR QUITE SOME TIME.

Source: Part of Route 380 shut down due to police investigation

Police: Drugs, guns seized in raids at 2 Jeannette homes | TribLIVE.com

Charges were filed Friday against five adults in connection with the raids on Pine and Good streets. Officials said a 16-year-old boy also is facing charges.

Arrested at the Pine Street home were Stefon Wilson, 21, of Pittsburgh; Takeya Shantail Woods, 24, of Jeannette; Maurice Patrick Williams, 24, of Jeannette; Jonah M. Raymaley, 28, of Penn Township; and the teen.

Source: Police: Drugs, guns seized in raids at 2 Jeannette homes | TribLIVE.com

Greensburg Police Searching For Truck Involved In Hit And Run – CBS Pittsburgh

GREENSBURG (KDKA) — Greensburg Police are looking for a truck pulling a car trailer that was part of a hit and run.

According to the police, the accident occurred at the intersection of Union Cemetery Road and Route 119 (New Alexandria Road). The truck is a white Dodge.

They are asking anyone that recognizes the truck to call the City Of Greensburg Police Department at 724-834-3800.

Source: Greensburg Police Searching For Truck Involved In Hit And Run – CBS Pittsburgh

Missing 84-year-old woman from Westmoreland County considered endangered. Virginia Nemec is missing

Police say Virginia Nemec is diabetic and suffers from dementia and does not have her medication.

Nemec is believed to be driving a maroon 2007 Honda Accord with a Pennsylvania license plate HSV 2585.

She was last seen wearing a white floral button-down top, aqua colored pants and blue shoes.

Anyone with information should call their local police.
https://www.wtae.com/article/missing-84-year-old-woman-from-westmoreland-county-considered-endangered/28995794

RANKIN SHOOTING: Man killed after shootout in Rankin | WPXI

One person is dead after a shooting in Rankin on Saturday night.

There was a heavy police presence along Gas Street. The Rankin Police chief said officers believe the shootout was drug and gang related. They told Channel 11 there could be retaliation for the shooting.

Two people were being detained for questioning in connection with the shooting.


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Source: RANKIN SHOOTING: Man killed after shootout in Rankin | WPXI

AMBER ALERT PENN HILLS: AMBER ALERT issued for 2-year-old abducted in Penn Hills | WPXI

An Amber Alert has been issued after a 2-year-old was abducted in Penn Hills, according to police.

Police said Malani Johnson, a black female with black hair and brown eyes, was last seen at the intersection of Bryant and Clay Drives in the Penn Hills Borough. Johnson was wearing a black shirt and a skirt with floral design and black sandals.

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Police said the girl was abducted by Sharena Islam Nancy, a 25-year-old Indian American female with black hair and brown eyes.

Source: AMBER ALERT PENN HILLS: AMBER ALERT issued for 2-year-old abducted in Penn Hills | WPXI

2 dead, 10 injured, after stolen police car slams into parked cars outside library: cops | Fox News

Two children were killed and about 10 people injured after a stabbing suspect driving a stolen police cruiser crashed into parked cars outside an Ohio public library Monday evening, officials said.

SHOOTING NEAR OHIO STATE LEAVES 1 PERSON INJURED IN ‘TARGETED’ ATTACK, SCHOOL SAYS

Police said officers responded to a call about a stabbing at a home in Riverside, Ohio, Monday evening. The suspect fled the scene and crashed into a tree miles down the road, police said. At some point, the suspect allegedly jumped behind the wheel of a responding officer’s empty police cruiser and took off. He crashed into another police cruiser before slamming into two occupied cars outside the Dayton Metro Library, officials told Cleveland’s Fox 8 reported.

Source: 2 dead, 10 injured, after stolen police car slams into parked cars outside library: cops | Fox News

Live updates: NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo fired – CNN

Eric Garner’s mother Gwen Carr said that while it’s been disheartening to go through this process, she’s not finished.

New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill just announced his final decision regarding officer Daniel Pantaleo’s future with the NYPD.

What we covered here

  • NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo was fired.
  • Department trial: A New York Police Department judge earlier this month said Pantaleo — the officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner in 2014 — should be fired. However, the commissioner had the final say.
  • No federal charges: Last month Attorney General William Barr declined to bring federal charges against Pantaleo.

Source: Live updates: NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo fired – CNN