Fallen Officer

(Photo Courtesy: Ligonier Township Police Department)

Passenger: Drinking Preceded Crash That Killed Ligonier Twp. Officer

The passenger in a van involved in a head-on crash that killed a police officer said he and the driver were drinking before the collision, a newspaper reported Thursday.

05/07/2015

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Turnpike Officials Apologizing After Fallen Officer’s Motorcade Hits Red Tape

As fellow officers were escorting the body of the fallen Ligonier Township police lieutenant to Carlow University on Tuesday for an autopsy, they hit a bit of a snag.

05/06/2015

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Community Mourning Loss Of Ligonier Twp. Police Officer

The community continues to mourn the loss of a Ligonier Township police officer.

05/06/2015

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Ligonier Twp. Police K-9 In Stable Condition After Head-On Crash

The Ligonier Township Police K-9 injured in a head-on crash that claimed his partner’s life early Tuesday morning continues to recover at a local animal hospital.

05/05/2015

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Frein Lawyers Seek End To Use Of Name, Image In DA Campaign

The man accused of shooting to death a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding another asked a judge Friday to order the prosecutor to stop using his name or photo in campaign materials.

05/01/2015

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State Trooper Wounded In Northeastern Pa. Barracks Ambush Hopes To Return To Force

A Pennsylvania trooper wounded in a deadly ambush outside his barracks last fall says he hopes to eventually return to the state police force.

03/28/2015

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Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Ordered To Stand Trial

The ambush on a northeastern Pennsylvania State Police barracks has played out on a courtroom screen.

01/05/2015

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Hundreds Pay Respect At Funeral For Perryopolis Police Officer

Hundreds attended the funeral for a Perryopolis Police officer who was killed in a tragic accident last weekend.

12/19/2014

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Troopers’ Wives Selling ‘PSP Strong’ Tee-Shirts To Support Ambush Victims’ Families

There’s a big show of support here in Pittsburgh this weekend for Pennsylvania State Police and the families of the two troopers who were shot in an ambush earlier this year on the other side of the state.

11/15/2014

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Northeastern Pa. Trooper Ambush Suspect Being Charged With Terrorism

The man accused of opening fire on a Pennsylvania State Police barracks admitted to killing a trooper because he was dissatisfied with government and wanted to “wake people up,” according to court documents filed Thursday that provided the first indication of a possible motive.

11/13/2014

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Rifle Found In Barracks Ambush Search Tested

A state police official says investigators are testing a .308 caliber rifle recovered from an abandoned airport hangar to see whether it is the weapon used to gun down one trooper and wound another outside a northeastern Pennsylvania police barracks.

11/02/2014

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Community Breathes Sigh Of Relief After Frein’s Capture

For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.

10/31/2014

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Suspected Pennsylvania Cop Killer Eric Frein Captured

Suspected Pennsylvania cop killer Eric Frein has been captured.

10/30/2014

(Source: Pennsylvania State Police)

State Police Rule Out Connection Between Ambush Suspect, Vehicle Theft

Police say they’ve determined that a car stolen in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains is not linked to the man being sought for the killing of a Pennsylvania state trooper.

10/25/2014

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Local Police Officers Honored, Including Fallen K-9 Rocco

It’s not easy being a police officer — often under siege by the bad guys and then sometimes criticized by those who second-guess their actions.

10/24/2014

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