Morning rain has caused flash flooding in parts of Washington and Fayette counties.
A Washington County man and his stepmother were in court today for sentencing for their roles in connection with the murder of their elderly neighbor.
The jury hearing the case of a former police officer accused of conspiring with his family to steal money from an elderly neighbor who was murdered, saw new videotapes of his interrogation by police on Monday.
Testimony continues Friday as prosecutors try to prove that three family members conspired to kill their elderly neighbor and steal her money.
After just a few hours of deliberations, a jury has convicted a Washington County woman on all counts for her role in connection with the death of her elderly neighbor.
About 150 people gathered Monday night to pay tribute to 92 year-old Evelyn Stepko, but two members of the community were missing – the two neighbors now charged with her murder.
The people of Coal Center and California Borough gathered at Rotary Park for a candlelight vigil in honor of Evelyn Stepko who died last week. It’s one way they hope they can cope with her death.
Police have made an arrest in the death of an elderly woman in Washington County. David A. McClelland, 56, was a neighbor of 92-year-old Evelyn Stepko. He will be arraigned on criminal homicide charges.
The community of Coal Center is on edge following the murder of an elderly woman. Evelyn Stepko, 92, was found dead inside her home at 1076 Pike Run Drive on Monday.