Police are investigating after a man was shot and injured in Rankin Tuesday morning.
An intense fire swept through a home in Rankin Friday afternoon.
Rankin Police Chief Ryan Wootan is on patrol in the Hawkins Village housing community where his underpaid, skeletal police force makes nightly sweeps for guns and drugs. With 72 homicides already this year, the county murder rate has almost surpassed last year’s total of 74. And for the first time, most of those have occurred outside the City of Pittsburgh.
There was a celebration outside the Allegheny County Jail after a 19-year-old man from Rankin who was charged with attempted homicide was found not guilty. Marcus Andrejco got out of jail just after 10 p.m. Thursday. Friends and family members were waiting outside for him with a cake.
A man led police on a chase through Rankin, which ended with the suspect crashing into a bar early Wednesday morning.
Police have arrested a man in connection with a murder last week in Rankin.
Police are investigating a brazen fatal shooting in Hawkins Village. The gunfire broke out around noon on South Braddock Avenue. According to initial reports, the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head.
A former district magistrate in Rankin pleaded guilty to some charges he was facing in connection to allegations that the offered favorable rulings in exchange for sex.
An early morning fire in Rankin forced nearly a dozen people out into the cold Sunday morning.
A 3-year-old boy found wandering in Rankin has been reunited with his mother. Cameron Slaughter walked out of his apartment at the Palisades Manor apartment complex.
Judge Ross Cioppa, accused of asking female defendants for sexual acts in return for favorable rulings, was in court Tuesday morning for a preliminary hearing.
A frantic four-hour search for a little boy who went missing after school ended just the way police and family wanted it to – they found him and he’s safe, but now there’s an investigation at his school into just how it happened.
District Justice Ross Cioppa has been relieved of his duties following his arraignment today on charges of indecent assault, bribery and official oppression. Cioppa’s district is based in Rankin.
Allegheny County police have arrested two men in connection with the alleged attempted luring of a 16-year-old girl and 11-year-old girl in Rankin earlier this week.
Police hope surveillance pictures will lead them to two men wanted for questioning in an attempted child luring in Rankin.