SCHOOL BUS FIRE: School bus driver killed stepping on live wires after crash | WPXI

A school bus driver was killed by stepping on live wires after a crash in Beaver County on Friday.

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Trump calls off planned trip to Shell’s cracker plant in Beaver County | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The President was expected to tour the petrochemical complex in Beaver County. There is no word of rescheduling as of now.

Emergency Services Director Eric Brewer said there was no mention of postponing or rescheduling the event, which was supposed to include a tour of Royal Dutch Shell’s petrochemical complex in Potter Township and a speech about the economy and manufacturing.

Source: Trump calls off planned trip to Shell’s cracker plant in Beaver County | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PITTSBURGH WEATHER: Strong to severe storms with potential for large hail, damaging winds Thursday

A flash flood warning is in effect for Allegheny County and Westmoreland County until 10:30 a.m. A flood advisory is in effect for Allegheny County until 9:45 a.m.

According to the National Weather Service, one inch of rain has already fallen with an additional inch of rain possible.

The warning includes over a dozen locations in Allegheny County, as well as parts of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-376.

We are tracking strong to severe storms for the afternoon and evening that will have the potential for large hail, damaging winds and frequent lightning.

Around 1 p.m., storms will start to pop up in areas north of the city of Pittsburgh.

Source: PITTSBURGH WEATHER: Strong to severe storms with potential for large hail, damaging winds Thursday

BEAVER COUNTY STANDOFF: Man taken to hospital after standoff in Beaver County | WPXI

A standoff unfolded Wednesday morning in South Heights, Beaver County.

Authorities said officers went into a home and found a man, who was taken to a hospital.

Further information was not immediately available.


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$100,000 Powerball ticket sold in Rochester – Entertainment & Life – The Times – Beaver, PA

ROCHESTER — A Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball ticket worth $100,000 in Saturday’s drawing was sold at Giant Eagle.The ticket, with Power Play option, matched four of the five white balls drawn — 13, 17, 24, 59 and 62 — and the red Powerball — 8 — to win. Without the $1 Power Play, the ticket would have been worth $50,000, according to lottery officials. Saturday’s Power Play multiplier was 2.Giant Eagle on W. Madison Street, earns a $500 bonus for selling the winning number.

Source: $100,000 Powerball ticket sold in Rochester – Entertainment & Life – The Times – Beaver, PA

BEAVER COUNTY POLICE CHASE: Woman arrested after chase, crash into 2 police vehicles | WPXI

A woman was arrested Tuesday morning after her SUV crashed into two police vehicles following a chase in Beaver County, authorities said.

Authorities said the woman was followed for about 25 miles as she zigzagged through traffic, nearly hitting a school bus and other cars and traveling upward of 80 mph at times.

“She definitely posed a threat the several times she went through areas. There were people moving on the side of the streets that I could see while we were chasing her,” Aliquippa police Sgt. Steven Roberts said.

The woman arrested was wanted on multiple arrest warrants in the county, police said, and she appeared to be intoxicated. Officials said she refused to take a blood test or Breathalyzer.

After the woman’s SUV hit the police vehicles — one from Center Township and the other from Aliquippa — additional police vehicles helped block her in, officials said.

The woman is facing charges, including two counts of aggravated assault on a police officer.

No injuries were reported.

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