A western Pennsylvania Catholic priest who was removed from public ministry in 2009 after an allegation of past child sex abuse deemed “credible” by his bishop has now been indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of possessing child pornography.
Charleroi Police Chief Mike Matyas confirms that his department is conducting two investigations after the girlfriend of a part-time officer was questioned about alleged drug activity in the officer’s personal car.
Anyone wanting to help out the family of the junior firefighter critically injured by a car Tuesday can do so via donations.
A junior firefighter was critically injured after he was hit by a car while trying to cross the road to help on an emergency call.
A former semi-pro wrestler from the Pittsburgh area is facing charges after he allegedly put a woman in a headlock and then assaulted a police officer.
Two former cafeteria workers have been charged with stealing more than $93-thousand dollars from their school, and gambling it at a casino.
In the Mon Valley borough of Charleroi, where most of the steel mills have all closed, a plain brick building still heeds the call “made in America.”
We’re going to keep our preseason coverage going with a series of rapid-fire previews, focusing now on the Interstate Conference in Class AA. The most prominent and rancorous rivalry is the one shared between Greensburg Central Catholic and Jeannette, which fell just short of a district championship in 2011. Despite a surprising coaching change at GCC, the Centurions could follow in the footsteps of the Jayhawks in 2012.
Someone is setting fires in one local community and investigators say whoever’s sparking the blazes is getting bolder and putting residents at risk. The number of suspicions fires in the town of Charleroi is now up to five in the last three weeks.
The fire chief in Charleroi says the latest fire there is not suspicious after all. Chief Bob Whiten Jr. says the fire Thursday afternoon started with a home remedy to try to reduce swelling after oral surgery.
Charleroi Police say 69-year-old Margaret Dillard told them her 49-year-old boyfriend hit her and chased her around the house, so she grabbed the knife which had an eight-inch blade and stabbed him in self-defense.
A Washington county homeowner is being forced to move after the borough of Charleroi condemned her house. Brenda Kyle says she can’t believe what’s happening. She says she pays her taxes and mortgage and now they’re taking her home away.
Nedra Giovannelli and her husband were visiting their daughter in Virginia for Mother’s Day when they got the call that their home on Fayette City Road in Perry Township had been burglarized.
Crews battled a house fire overnight in Washington County.
Thousands of dollar worth of heroin was recovered following a police chase and crash in Washington County.