New Castle Police Department

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Police Searching For Missing Lawrence Co. Inmate

Police are searching for a prison inmate who was released from jail to attend a funeral and has not yet returned to the facility.


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New Castle Man Facing Charges In Alleged Choking Incident, Puppy’s Death

Investigators in Lawrence County say a New Castle man is facing charges after a woman reported that she was choked and her puppy died of injuries from being thrown against a vehicle.


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Woman Fatally Stabbed In New Castle, Husband Facing Charges

A Lawrence County man is facing charges in connection with the stabbing death of his wife.


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Police Make Arrest In Fatal New Castle Shooting

Police in New Castle say they have made an arrest in connection with the fatal shooting of a man who was reportedly trying to break up a fight.


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Police File Homicide Charges In Fatal New Castle Shooting

Police in New Castle say they have filed homicide charges after a man was shot and killed while reportedly trying to break up a fight near an apartment complex earlier this week.


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Man Wounded In New Castle Shooting Dies

Police in New Castle say the man who was wounded in a shooting Tuesday night near the Crestview Apartment Complex has died from his injuries.


Gordon Rees Jr., 31, was killed after getting into a confrontation with a driver in New Castle.  (Credit: KDKA)

Road Rage Blamed In New Castle Fatal Shooting

A New Castle man has died and police are now searching for a black vehicle following a shooting late Tuesday night in Lawrence County. The New Castle Police Department has identified the victim as 31-year-old Gordon Rees, Jr.


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Police: K9 Officer Left In Cruiser For Nearly 4 Hours

Authorities have released new details today following the death of the New Castle Police Department’s canine officer in Lawrence County.


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New Castle Police Dog’s Death Under Investigation

An internal investigation is under way after a police dog died in the back of a cruiser. Chico, a 6-year-old Dutch Shepherd, had been with the New Castle Police Department since 2009.