SUMMIT TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
Three students from the Butler Area School District were hit by a vehicle while waiting for a school bus Monday morning, officials have confirmed.
Two students were flown to the hospital by medical helicopter.The accident was reported at Pine Drive and Geibel Road in Summit Township.
The district released the following statement:
“We have been notified that Butler Area School District students were involved in an accident and we are waiting for more information from the police. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone at this difficult time.”
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The accident was reported at Pine Drive and Geibel Road in Summit Township.
The shooting occurred when an undercover officer and a uniformed sergeant encountered a pair of car burglary suspects just before 2 a.m. Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith said one suspect pulled a gun and opened fire after being confronted by the officers.The chief said the sergeant, who has been identified as Wytasha Carter, 44, was “mortally wounded” and the officer was critically injured.
Carter had been with the department since 2011 and was promoted to sergeant in February 2018.
Smith said one suspect was injured in the shooting and taken to the hospital for treatment. The second suspect was taken into custody.
The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating.
Carter, who is survived by his wife and children, is the first Birmingham officer killed in the line of duty in more than 14 years. On June 17, 2004, three officers were shot and killed while serving a drug warrant. It was the deadliest day in department history.
Speaking at Sunday’s weekly Cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said: “In the last 36 hours, the air force has attacked Iranian warehouses with Iranian weapons in the Damascus International Airport. The total sum of the last attacks prove that we are more determined than ever to act against Iran in Syria exactly as we promised.”Netanyahu, who also serves as Israel’s Defense Minister, made the statement while addressing outgoing Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot.
Police found six adults — three males and three females — with gun shot injuries, he said. They were taken to the hospital where one of the women, who police said was 18, was pronounced dead. The alleged suspect is believed to be among the injured.
Authorities in West Virginia say four foster children have been killed in a house fire.
Deputy State Fire Marshal Jason Baltic tells news outlets the fire destroyed the home Saturday night in Clay.The state Department of Health and Human Resources’ Bureau for Children and Families said in a statement Sunday the four killed were foster children.
Bureau commissioner Linda Watts says the bureau is “truly saddened by the loss experienced.”
Authorities say the victims were a 6-month-old boy and three girls ages 3, 4 and 8. Their names weren’t immediately released.
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Three people were sent to a hospital after a two-vehicle crash Sunday on Route 51 at Plaza Drive in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland County.
According to a Facebook post from the Rostraver Central Fire Department, one person was transported in trauma arrest and two additional patients were taken to the hospital.According to police, a car driven by Charles and Ethel Krasonic of West Newton turned into the path of a pickup truck being driven by William Hartzog of Webster. The impact sent the truck into a utility pole.
Firefighters used the Jaws of Life hydraulic tool to free the victims.
Overnight lane restrictions on I-376 (Parkway East) in the city of Pittsburgh will resume Monday through Thursday nights, Jan. 14-17, weather permitting.
I-376 will be reduced to a single lane in each direction in various locations between the Fort Pitt Bridge and the Squirrel Hill Tunnel. Crews will conduct guardrail and attenuator work, strip seal installation, fence repairs and sawing and sealing operations.Restrictions will occur from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night.
Drivers should use caution when traveling through the area.
Restrictions will be Jan. 14-17, weather permitting
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)Attackers killed five people at a police station in Herat, Afghanistan, on Saturday evening, Herat police Chief Aminullah Amarkhel told CNN.The victims were three policemen and two civilians, according to the regional hospital in Herat, in the far west of the country. Herat provincial spokesman Jelany Farhad confirmed that one of the civilians killed was a child.Four other people were wounded in the attack and brought to the hospital.There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
BRIDGEVILLE (KDKA) — Bridgeville Police say an alleged drunk driver was arrested Saturday morning after nearly striking a pedestrian.
Police posted dash cam video of the incident, which happened around 1:20 a.m., to their Facebook page.
The video shows a pickup truck traveling along Washington Pike. The driver appears to jump the curb outside the Crafty Jackalope near two pedestrians who were standing on the sidewalk.
The officer then pulled the vehicle over.
Police say the driver was arrested and is facing charges of driving under the influence and recklessly endangering another person. The driver was also charged with multiple vehicle code violations.
Nobody was hurt.
Columbus police didn’t disclose whether the gun was loaded Friday when it was safely taken from a student at Columbus Africentric Early College. A photo shared by police showed bullets with the seized firearm.
It happened on I-70 in Somerset Township around 5:15 p.m. State police say the roadways were covered with snow from a sudden winter storm at the time.
According to state police, a Lincoln-Continental town car and a tractor trailer were traveling westbound in the left lane of I-70. Both vehicles were going about 60 mph.
The driver of the town car reportedly lost control of the vehicle and struck a concrete barrier, causing the vehicle to spin out into the road. The tractor trailer then struck the car on its passenger side.
Both the car and the tractor trailer went off the road, crashed through a guide rail and went down an embankment into a ditch. The tractor trailer flipped over onto its passenger side in the crash.
The president was slated to spend the day speaking by phone to staff and lawmakers, and he took to Twitter to demand Democrats come back to Washington.
“No one knows what he will do, and the president has not decided yet, so it keeps everyone guessing,” said one Republican close to the White House. “This could go on another week and he could declare an emergency, or this will go on until February.”
The president did not have any public events listed on his schedule for Saturday and Sunday. With weather forecasters predicting several inches of snow in Washington, golf — one of Trump’s favorite past times — seemed out of the question.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Snow has spread across the region and will accumulate through midnight then start to taper toward Sunday morning.
We are still expecting a general 2 to 4 inches of snow by Sunday noon with higher totals possible in the Laurels/Ridges and less along and north of I-80.
A winter weather advisory remains in effect in Jefferson, Beaver, Allegheny, Washington and Greene counties until 7 a.m. Sunday.
Skies will gradually clear later Sunday and Monday brings some sunshine.
A 12-year-old girl is accused of stabbing an 11-year-old boy in the head with scissors at a West Philadelphia elementary school, police said.
According to CNN affiliate KWY, the stabbing happened at John Barry Elementarysometime around 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
The boy was taken to Children’s Hospital at Philadelphia for treatment. KYW reports the boy had non-life-threatening injuries and is stable.
According to KYW, the girl was taken into custody.
Police said they are investigating what led to the stabbing.