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AG: Woman kept sister in wooden cage inside Washington County home

A western Pennsylvania woman is suspected of keeping her sister inside a wooden cage in the living room “with only a dirty mattress and little to no medical care,” the state attorney general says.

Source: AG: Woman kept sister in wooden cage inside Washington County home

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Weather

Snow squall warning issued for several counties in Western Pa.

A snow squall warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for several counties in the Western Pennsylvania area.

Source: Snow squall warning issued for several counties in Western Pa.

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Opinion Politics

2019 Election Results – CBS Pittsburgh

Here is a look at the latest results:

Allegheny County District Attorney:

Stephen Zappala Jr. 57.08 %
Lisa Middleman 42.76 %

Allegheny County Executive:

Rich Fitzgerald 68.01 %
Matt Drozd 31.54 %

Allegheny County Controller:

Chelsa Wagner 63.17 %
Brooke D. Nadonley 36.67 %

Pittsburgh Parks Referendum

No 48.16 %
Yes 51.84 %

Superior Court (Vote for 2)

Amanda Green-Hawkins 24.94 %
Daniel D. McCaffery 25.72 %
Megan McCarthy King 25.55 %
Christylee Peck 23.79 %

Beaver County Sheriff

Wayne Kress 45.49 %
Tony Guy 53.05 %

Westmoreland County Sheriff

James Albert 52.91 %
Jonathan Held 46.90 %

More Results:

County Races:
–Allegheny County
Elections Division

–Beaver County
Election Results

–Butler County
Bureau of Elections

–Fayette County
Election Bureau

–Greene County
General Election Info

–Lawrence County
General Election Info

–Mercer County

Election Information

–Washington County
Election Office

–Westmoreland County

Election Bureau

KDKA’s Politics Section:
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Source: 2019 Election Results – CBS Pittsburgh

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News

Area gun sales have increased significantly in past two decades | Local News | heraldstandard.com

Buddy Marra, owner of Marra Mountaineer Sporting Goods in North Union Township, said that he has seen a “big increase” in handguns sold at his shop in the past five years. There has been a significant increase in handgun sales and a smaller rise in long gun sales across Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties over the past two decade

Source: Area gun sales have increased significantly in past two decades | Local News | heraldstandard.com

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Disasters Fires

Flames completely gut home in Washington County

Firefighters were called to a house fire on Lincoln Avenue in Canonsburg around 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Source: Flames completely gut home in Washington County

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W&J BODY: Woman’s body found in port-a-potty on campus of Washington & Jefferson | WPXI

A woman’s body was found by a construction worker in a port-a-potty on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College Tuesday.

.The Washington County coroner released a statement, saying the woman was from Hermitage and died of a drug overdose.

Source: W&J BODY: Woman’s body found in port-a-potty on campus of Washington & Jefferson | WPXI

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crime

PITTSBURGH BOMB THREAT: Bomb threat calls targeting five area businesses had Maine area code | WPXI

Police in Allegheny and Washington counties are investigating a series of bomb threats that were called in between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Thursday.

Source: PITTSBURGH BOMB THREAT: Bomb threat calls targeting five area businesses had Maine area code | WPXI

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Autos Business crime Disasters News

AUTO SHOP DAMAGE: Woman in tears after her shop is vandalized, customers’ cars smashed | WPXI

A Washington County woman said the parking lot of her business is now covered with shattered glass after rocks were thrown at her auto body shop, her garage windows, and her customers’ cars.

Source: AUTO SHOP DAMAGE: Woman in tears after her shop is vandalized, customers’ cars smashed | WPXI

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WAYNE STREET CRASH: Driver loses control of car during chase, crashes into 2 houses causing significant damage | WPXI

Two Washington County homes were heavily damaged after a driver lost control during a police pursuit and crashed.

Source: WAYNE STREET CRASH: Driver loses control of car during chase, crashes into 2 houses causing significant damage | WPXI

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Autos Crash

21-year-old man dies after being thrown from ATV and struck by another vehicle in Washington County

Crash happened on Wednesday afternoon

Source: 21-year-old man dies after being thrown from ATV and struck by another vehicle in Washington County

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Nearly $100K missing from Washington County Clerk of Courts office | WPXI

Nearly $100,000 is missing from the Washington County Clerk of Courts office.

An audit showed the office took in more than $4.2 million in 2018 and showed that $96,000 of that was accepted but never deposited in the bank.


Source: Nearly $100K missing from Washington County Clerk of Courts office | WPXI

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Autos Crash News

ROBERT BOYD: 77-year-old man killed in crash in Canonsburg | WPXI

A 77-year-old man was killed in a crash in Washington County on Sunday afternoon.

Police said Robert Boyd was driving south on State Route 519 in North Strabane Township when he lost control of his vehicle, struck a fence, went down an embankment and then hit a parked dump truck

Source: ROBERT BOYD: 77-year-old man killed in crash in Canonsburg | WPXI

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Weather

Impact Day; Heavy Downpours and Gusty Winds this Evening

Impact Day; Heavy Downpours and Gusty Winds this Evening

Source: Impact Day; Heavy Downpours and Gusty Winds this Evening

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Autos Crash News

Two Vehicle Accident Kills 1 In Washington County – CBS Pittsburgh

BURGETTSTOWN Pa. (KDKA) – A two vehicle accident, involving a car and a water truck, left one dead in Washington County.

Smithfield Township Police said they responded to an accident at 266 Smith Township State Road in the area of Grandma Mary’s Daycare.

They say the accident involved a sedan and a water truck.

They report that the driver of the car was taken to Weirton Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Source: Two Vehicle Accident Kills 1 In Washington County – CBS Pittsburgh

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Autos Crash News

Motorcyclist killed in I-79 crash in Washington County | TribLIVE.com

Authorities have not released the identity of a driver of a dirt bike who was killed Thursday after his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a guardrail in North Strabane in Washington County.

State police in Washington said the accident occurred along Interstate 79 North by the North Strabane exit when the driver attempted to leave the highway about 8:21 p.m.

“The driver lost control of his bike and struck the end cap of the guide rail causing a fatal crash,” state police said in a news release.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:06 p.m., according to Washington County Coroner Timothy Warco.

Source: Motorcyclist killed in I-79 crash in Washington County | TribLIVE.com

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Autos Crash

1 person killed in crash along I-70 in Washington County

One person was killed when they were thrown from a vehicle during a crash on I-70 in Washington County.

The crash happened shortly after 12:00 a.m. Friday at Exit 15 in North Franklin Township.

The coroner said the vehicle hit the back of a tractor-trailer and the driver apparently lost control.

The identity of the person killed has not been released.

State police are investigating.

Source: 1 person killed in crash along I-70 in Washington County