UPDATED: 7:57am — MON 09-25-2017
Woman Charged For Allegedly Killing Husband
(Fayette County, PA) — A Georges Township woman is facing charges for allegedly killing her husband. Police say Suzann Bricker shot Steve Bricker on Saturday while he was sleeping. They say she then turned the gun on herself. She suffered a chest wound but is expected to survive.
Fire Destroys Public Works Vehicles
(Westmoreland County, PA) — Unity Township officials are trying to figure out what to do following a fire at the public works garage. Millions of dollars worth of trucks and road equipment were destroyed at the Beatty County Road municipal complex yesterday morning. Township Supervisor Mike O’Barto says at least eight trucks were ruined and it is not known if replacements will be available in time for winter maintenance. It is not clear what started the flames.
Police Investigate Luring Attempt
(Westmoreland County, PA) — Police are investigating a report of an attempted luring in North Huntingdon. A high school student told officers she was approached at her bus stop near Ridge Road on Friday morning. The teen claims the suspect offered her a ride to school. He was a white man in a dark-colored four-door sedan.
Woman Killed On Way To Church
(Allegheny County, PA) — A woman is dead after being hit by a car on her way to church in Ross. Police say the victim was crossing 6th Avenue to get to Faith Lutheran Church in the Laurel Gardens neighborhood yesterday morning when she was hit. The incident is under investigation.
Woman Arrested For Monessen Fire
(Westmoreland County, PA) — A Monessen woman is facing charges for setting a fire that injured three firefighters. Authorities say Laurel Womack was arrested last week and admitted to officers that she started the blaze and then went to a house across the street to watch. One fireman suffered a leg injury when he fell through a floor and two others were hurt when part of the porch roof collapsed.
Pittsburgh Penguins Accept White House Invitation
(Washington, DC) — The NHL champion Penguins are accepting an invitation to visit the White House. Yesterday, the team said it respects the office of the President and the “long tradition of championship teams visiting the White House.” A team statement says “any agreement or disagreement with a president’s politics, policies or agenda can be expressed in other ways.” Trump said in a tweet that going to the White House is a great honor.
Buffalo Twp. Church Expanding
(Butler Co., PA) — Zion United Methodist Church in Buffalo Township is expanding. The church held a groundbreaking service and special meal yesterday to celebrate construction of a family life center. Church officials say it will help them expand the church’s ministries. The new facility is expected to cost nearly two-and-a-half-million dollars.
New Ken Close To Razing Condemned Buildings
(Westmoreland Co., PA) — New Ken is close to razing some buildings on 10th Street, near Fifth Ave. The buildings have been damaged by fires. This city already owned 417 and 419 10th Street and bought 405 and 415 from the county earlier this month. 411 10th Street is owned by someone who didn’t file an appeal when informed that the building is set to be torn down. Officials say that means the owner has given up the right to keep it from being razed.
Greensburg Man Honored For Work ID’ing Mushrooms
(Westmoreland Co., PA) — A Greensburg man is being recognized for his work finding and photographing mushrooms. Earlier this month in Wisconsin, John Plischke was given the North American Mycological Association’s highest honor, the Gary Lincoff Award for Contributions to Amateur Mycology. Plischke has previously won awards for his photography and his photos have appeared in more than 20 books on mushrooms. He told the “Tribune Review” he’s also written a few books on mushrooms and is working on another.
UPDATED: 8:03am — MON 09-25-2017
Steelers Stunned By Bears In Overtime
(Chicago, IL) — The Steelers are dealing with their first loss of the season. They gave up a 19-yard TD run to Jordan Howard in overtime to lose 23-17 to the Bears in Chicago. Antonio Brown caught a touchdown pass and Le’Veon Bell ran for a score at Pittsburgh overcame a 17-7 deficit to force OT. The Steelers are 2-and-1 and play at Baltimore this Sunday.
Pirates Keep Cardinals Quiet
(Pittsburgh, PA) — Jameson Taillon [[ TY-own ]] combined with five relievers on a four-hitter as the Pirates beat the Cardinals 4-1 at PNC Park. Taillon allowed four hits and one run in five frames for the win as Pittsburgh took two-of-three from the Redbirds. Felipe Rivero posted his 19th save. Starling Marte and Jordan Luplow homered for the Pirates.
Pirates Host O’s Tomorrow
(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Pirates are off today. They being their final home series of the season tomorrow night with the first of two games against the Orioles. Trevor Williams will oppose Baltimore’s Kevin Gausman. The Bucs have won three of four to improve to 71-and-85. They finish out the season with four games at Washington beginning on Thursday.
Penguins Beaten By Blues In Preseason Play
(Cranberry, PA) — The Penguins scored first, but gave up four unanswered goals in a 4-1 loss to the Blues in the Kraft Hockeyville USA game in Cranberry, Pennsylvania. It spoiled the preseason debuts of Pittsburgh stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Pittsburgh is 2-1-and-1 in exhibition play. The Pens skate against the Red Wings tonight in Detroit.
College Football Roundup
(Undated) — In area college football on Saturday, Pittsburgh lost 35-17 at Georgia Tech in the ACC opener. The Panthers are now 1-and-3. Penn State survived a 21-19 scare in the Big Ten opener at Iowa. The Nittany Lions are 4-and-0 and remain fourth in this week’s Coaches’ Poll. West Virginia is now 23rd after a 56-34 win at Kansas in the Big 12 opener.
HAVE A TRAFFIC TIP? Call: 888-383-0339
Fox News Radio