A man told police he was trying to shoot a groundhog, but he says the scope was off on his gun and he ended up shooting his friend instead. It happened outside 51-year-old James Sullivan’s home on Abell Lane in Hempfield.
Police are investigating a hit-and-run in Westmoreland County. It happened along Motordome Road in South Huntingdon around 2 a.m. Monday. Police say 23-year-old Cori Amanato was stopped in the northbound lane when a Monte Carlo pulled up beside her, effectively blocking the road.
An employee at a care home is charged with putting a mentally-challenged man in a headlock and punching him in the side. Adam Kachmarek, 23, is charged with neglecting a care dependent person, simple assault and harassment.
State police released surveillance video today that they are hoping will help them solve a burglary in Acme. The Come and Get It on Route 31 was burglarized early Saturday morning.
Pennsylvania State Police in Greensburg recovered more than 150 grams of synthetic marijuana that was being sold at a local gas station primarily to teens and young adults.
A man is accused of stalking a Greensburg woman, but police are concerned there could be more victims. John Bennish, 49, of Hempfield, is charged with stalking and burglary.
Students at Hempfield High School are facing disciplinary action for selling and drinking alcohol in classroom.
Police have released new surveillance video images of a purse snatching suspect. A local woman, who did not want to be identified, was robbed outside the Bon-Ton at Westmoreland Mall.
Children who are victims of crime often have a fear of police officers, but a Westmoreland County program aims to change that perception. It’s called “Shop with a Cop.”
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined in the studio by State Trooper Steve Limani.
A man who claims he lost $300,000 to a scam artist finds himself in trouble with the law. Pennsylvania State Police say it all began in 2004 when the defendant, David Uncapher, says he believes he was swindled.
State police say the man who broke into a home in Unity Township left behind something that could lead them to his identity.