Members of a local community are mourning the loss of a police officer who was killed in the line of duty Sunday night.
The suspect in a shooting that left one officer dead and another injured was shot and killed during a standoff at his home Monday morning.
Two East Washington police officers were shot during a traffic stop along Route 70 around 11 p.m. Sunday. One of the officers has died, while the other remains in critical condition.
Authorities in Washington County are investigating following what is believed to have been a police-involved shooting in the City of Washington late Sunday night.
The borough council in East Washington voted unanimously, 6-0, to fire embattled Police Chief Donald Solomon. The 55-year old was indicted by the feds late last month on charges of extortion, protecting drug dealers, selling police Tasers and making threats.
Trick-or-Treat night for children was the same as always in East Washington, but for adults, there was something potentially scarier than frightening masks or images – the fact that their police chief is under FBI arrest accused of protecting drug dealers, selling police Tasers, arranging a drive by shooting and more.
A man was ejected from his vehicle when it apparently overturned on Interstate 70 in Washington County.