A record-setting award has been handed down for the family of a Westmoreland County woman electrocuted when a power line fell on her. The jury awarded $109 million, which a judge says is the largest award in the history of Allegheny County.
Closing arguments were held Wednesday in a lawsuit against West Penn Power. The family of Carrie Goretzka is suing over a power line that fell on the woman and killed her in 2009.
A fire sent crews to a classic car garage in Hempfield Township Friday afternoon.
When Irwin police responded to a domestic call at the Village of Easton apartment complex Sunday night, they didn’t expect the victim to be a 3-year-old girl. Irwin Police Chief Joe Pocsatko told KDKA’s Kym Gable the mother’s boyfriend, 22-year-old Marvin Jackson Stewart, beat the toddler with his leather belt.
Cleanup is underway at a Subway restaurant in Westmoreland County after a vehicle plowed into the building this morning.
Mary Kubic says her uncle’s grave marker was one of about 35 that were moved at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Irwin. She fears they’ll never be placed back exactly where they belong.
A former health caregiver is facing theft charges in connection with thousands of dollars that was allegedly stolen from an elderly woman over several years in Westmoreland County.
Shortly after he finished an enthusiastic rally in Irwin, Westmoreland County, Mitt Romney sat down with KDKA Political Editor Jon Delano. Romney was told that his Irwin event was the most energetic of the four he’s had here. He said people are waking up to President Obama.
An enthusiastic crowd of nearly 1,000 supporters in Irwin, Westmoreland County, heard Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney go on the attack against the Democratic incumbent.
A show dog that ran away after being spooked by fireworks on the Fourth of July has been found. Quince’s owners tell KDKA-TV they got a phone call at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday that the Australian Shepherd was spotted in someone’s driveway on Pleasant Valley Raod in Irwin.
A local couple is searching for their show dog Quince. Qunice is an Australian Shepherd and weighs 60 pounds. His handlers say he jumped the fence in the backyard of their home on Concord Drive in Irwin at about 11 p.m. on the Fourth of July.
Police have identified a man who was caught on tape trying to steal money from a church in Westmoreland County.
Police are looking for a man who tried to steal money from Immaculate Conception Church in Irwin. He first entered the church between morning and afternoon mass on April 20th.
An accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike created some heavy traffic delays this morning.
The family of a woman killed by a falling power line wants answers and is now suing the power company. Carrie Goretzka of Irwin was killed when a power line fell in her yard, hitting her in June of 2009.