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Motive Remains Unclear For Stabbing Attack At Franklin Regional High SchoolInvestigators continue to search for clues as to what may have provoked a 16-year-old Franklin Regional High School student allegedly to go on a violent rampage early Wednesday morning.
16-Year-Old Suspect In Custody After Franklin Regional H.S. StabbingFlailing away with two knives, a 16-year-old boy with a "blank expression" stabbed and slashed 19 students and a police officer in the crowded halls of Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him.
Coroner’s Inquest Finds Trooper Justified In Save-A-Lot Fatal ShootingThe surveillance video showed a fight between a man armed with a scissors and a state trooper who was trying to arrest him.
D.A.: Westmoreland Co. Mother & Son Were Beaten To DeathA prosecutor said a woman and her adult son found dead in their Arnold home last week had been beaten to death.
Local Law Enforcement Officials Endorse Kane For Attorney GeneralAttorney General candidate Kathleen Kane picked up support from local law enforcement officials today. Kane - a former prosecutor and Democrat - was endorsed by the Suburban Fraternal Order of Police and others.
Authorities Arrest 6 Suspects In Jeannette Arson CasesPolice in Westmoreland County have taken six men into custody in connection with several cases of arson in Jeannette.
Melvin Knight Sends Plea Letter To JudgeAs Melvin Knight was fighting for his life at the courthouse for the last two weeks, he was apparently planning for his future back at the jail. Knight wrote a letter to the court asking to marry his co-defendant and fiancé who testified against him.
Westmoreland Co. DA: Officers Knew Post Was A ThreatThe investigation continues today after a veteran police officer was shot and killed Wednesday evening outside of a restaurant in Lower Burrell. The fallen police officer has been identified as Officer Derek Kotecki, a K-9 officer with the Lower Burrell Police Department in Westmoreland County.
More Details About Westmoreland Co. Fatal Shooting ReleasedNew details were released on Monday about a shooting incident in Westmoreland County that left one man dead this weekend.