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.
The community continues to mourn the loss of a Ligonier Township police officer.
Funeral services have been announced for the Allegheny County police officer who was killed in a motorcycle accident last weekend.
While thousands of people flocked to Penn State’s campus to pay their respects to Joe Paterno, other events were being held at branch campuses in honor of the legendary coach.
Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects to former, long-time Penn State football coach Joe Paterno as the public viewing begins this afternoon in State College, Pa.
Students are still showing up at the statue dedicated to Joe Paterno to pay their respects, but the Spiritual Center is preparing for the throngs of people expected to show up for the public viewings.
Today’s rain and cold weather has not stopped the outpouring of love at Penn State for Joe Paterno. A statue of the beloved record-breaking coach has turned into a makeshift memorial where students, alumni, and many more have been gathering to mourn his death.
Click the link below for more information on the funeral arrangements for North Irwin firefighter Jim Gumbert: North Irwin Volunteer Fire Department Releases Funeral Plans