WORTHINGTON — Human remains were found Monday morning in West Franklin Township, Armstrong County, according to a press release issued by the office of Armstrong County Coroner Brian K. Myers.
Hunters found a motorcycle over a hillside along Nichola Road in the township. The license was registered to a missing person out of Allegheny County, according the release.
Allegheny County Police posted late Monday afternoon that the license plate was registered to 59-year-old Darlene Harbison, who has been missing from Frazier Township, Allegheny County, since September.
Pennsylvania State Police were called and, on arrival, human remains were found, the release states.
JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Two people were killed in a car crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Somerset County late Friday.
According to our news partners at the Trib, Pennsylvania State police were investigating the crash that happened in Jefferson Township near the border of Westmoreland and Somerset counties just after 9 p.m. Friday night.
Dustin Brant, 27, from Latrobe, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Brant was traveling in a pickup truck that was found on the eastbound side of the turnpike.
An autopsy was being planned to determine the cause and manner of death, but it appeared to be accidental, Lichty added.
Cambria County Coroner Jeffrey Lees said the other individual, a Berks County man, was flown to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, where he succumbed from his injuries.
ST. LOUIS — The woman shot to death at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School on Monday has been identified as Jean Kuczka, a physical education teacher at the south St. Louis school.
Kuczka, 61, of Jefferson County, had taught at the school since 2008, according to her school biography.
A gunman came into Kuczka’s classroom, Room 323, and Kuczka went in front of him to protect the students, her daughter was told. It wasn’t immediately clear why the gunman went to her room or if he targeted a certain teacher.
A teenage girl was also slain in the rampage before police stormed the school at 3125 South Kingshighway and killed the gunman. Neither the teenager’s nor the gunman’s names have been released.
It was back on Sept. 9 that Dante Jones, 34, was shot and killed outside the Exxon Station on Allegheny River Boulevard.
Court paperwork shows Michael Wade, 36, is now charged with criminal homicide in the case.
An arrest warrant has been obtained for Wade, charging him with criminal homicide.
Wade is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 215 pounds. Wade has ties to the Penn Hills area and the North Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Anyone who sees Wade should call 9-1-1 immediately.
One person is dead and another was sent to the hospital after a plane at the Orlando Executive Airport flipped over during severe weather Thursday, according to the Orlando Fire Department.
The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed two people were inside the plane when it flipped over at about 5 p.m. The plane was holding for takeoff on a taxiway while the weather was unfavorable, according to a spokesperson for the airport.
The spokesperson said another plane that flipped over did not have anyone inside it.
“Unfortunately, that system moved in so fast, it was so severe with very heavy gusty winds that it actually flipped the airplane,” said Orlando Executive Airport director and air traffic controller, Judith-Ann Jarrette.
McKees Rocks, PA (August 20, 2022) – A woman was killed in a bus accident that took place at an intersection in McKees Rocks on Friday afternoon, August 19.
Pittsburgh officials confirmed that the accident took place around 4:12 p.m. at the intersection of McCoy Road and Neville Avenue. Police confirmed that a vehicle was traveling near the intersection when it was involved in a head-on collision with a Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus due to reasons that are not entirely known.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. A woman inside the passenger vehicle, who has since been identified as 54-year-old Helen Ringeisen, was rushed to the hospital but was tragically pronounced dead while there due to severe injuries. The driver of the passenger vehicle was injured and rushed to the hospital but their current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time following the crash. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this accident.
(CNN)Two people were killed and at least five others were injured in a shooting Sunday at a park in the Los Angeles neighborhood of San Pedro, officials said.
Investigators believe the shooting began as a dispute between two parties at Peck Park, Los Angeles Police Department Capt. Kelly Muniz said during a news conference. “We’re continuing to clear the park for evidence and potentially additional victims,” she said.
Four men and three women were taken to a local hospital, fire officials said earlier, and two of those people were pronounced dead.
“We’re investigating that there could be more than one shooter,” Muniz said. No one was in custody as of early Sunday night.
A pileup during a spring snow squall in Pennsylvania on Monday involving 50 to 60 vehicles killed at least three people and resulted in multiple injuries, officials said.
A portion of Interstate 81 about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia was closed until further notice and at least 20 people were transported to local hospitals, according to Schuylkill County Emergency Management.
Three people died in the accident, according to John Mika, Schuylkill County Coroner’s Office.