NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say eight Pennsylvania teenagers have been arrested for stealing cars from two companies at the Port of Wilmington.
The News Journal of Wilmington
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Eight Pennsylvania teenagers have been charged with firearm, conspiracy and theft-related counts after being arrested in Delaware when police say they tried to steal a car.
Delaware State Police say Saturday’s arrests come as troopers keep investigating a string of ...
Authorities: Fast-moving house fire kills man, dog
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a fast-moving house fire in western Pennsylvania has killed a man and his dog.
The fire at the two-story home in New Castle broke out around 4:30 a.m. Saturday. The bodies were found shortly after firefighters extinguished the blaze.
The man’s ...
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A woman is now charged along with two men in a robbery-related shooting that killed three people, including a 10-year-old girl.
Forty-one-year-old Jody Hammer of New Wilmington had already been charged with obstruction in the Oct. 16 triple homicide in New ...
Delaware Memorial Bridge toll to increase in March
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — It will cost more to cross the Delaware Memorial Bridge next year.
The Delaware River and Bay Authority adopted a new toll schedule on Tuesday. The price to cross between New Jersey and Delaware will increase from $4 to $5 for cars and small trucks, beginning March ...
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Police say an involuntary manslaughter charge has been filed against a western Pennsylvania man who was unloading a gun that went off, killing a 15-year-old youth.
New Castle police said the youth and a friend went to a home to meet other friends at about 1:30 a.m. ...
2-vehicle crash in construction zone kills 2, injures 2
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a two-vehicle crash in a construction zone in western Pennsylvania claimed the lives of two people and injured two others.
The New Castle News
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say one of the suspects in a triple homicide in western Pennsylvania has been arrested in Michigan.
New Castle police said Monday that 19-year-old Anthony Lavon Cooper Jr. of Harrison Township has been arrested by federal marshals in Detroit.
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A second suspect is being sought in the murders of a man, a woman and her 10-year-old daughter earlier in the week in western Pennsylvania.
New Castle police say they are seeking the whereabouts of 19-year-old Anthony Lavon Cooper of Harrison Township on homicide, ...
Officials: Girl witnessed triple shooting, ID’d suspect
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — The younger sister of a 10-year-old girl slain with her mother and a man inside their home witnessed the attack and identified the shooter, court documents show.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that court documents state the ...
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A man who is facing charges in the fatal shooting of a man, a woman and her 10-year-old daughter in western Pennsylvania awaited arraignment Thursday.
Authorities arrested Stephen Procopio, 19, of New Wilmington, on Wednesday night and charged him with three counts ...
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — The deaths of a man, a woman and a 10-year-old girl found in a New Castle home as a triple homicide, police said Tuesday.
New Castle police in a statement identified the victims as Nichole Pumphrey, 31, her daughter Amariah Emery and 31-year-old Lawrence ...
Inmate who confessed sentenced to 63 years in 2008 slaying
NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — A prison inmate who confessed in 2017 to a slaying years earlier in eastern Indiana has been sentenced to 63 years in prison.
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man is accused of sexually assaulting a teen girl at knifepoint.
New Castle County police say a man called 911 last Thursday after the 17-year-old ran up to him and said she had been sexually assaulted.
Investigators determined that the girl had ...
NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a wrong-way driver from Ohio caused a crash on an interstate in eastern Indiana that left the driver of another vehicle dead.
The crash happened late Monday along Interstate 70 near New Castle. Indiana State Police say the Henry County sheriff’s ...
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NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Authorities in Delaware say a New York man used a box cutter to assault an elderly woman who declined to give him a ride.
Citing a Delaware State Police release, The News Journal
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man who used Mountain Dew sodas as props when he robbed several convenience stores in Pennsylvania has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
Eric Barbati also pleaded guilty to two bank robberies. In addition to his prison sentence, the 33-year-old New Castle ...
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who exited his car after an accident on a Delaware highway has been struck and killed.
Delaware State Police the 33-year-old man was exiting I-495 near New Castle toward I-295 when he lost control of his Toyota Avalon around 4:15 a.m. Saturday. ...
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Lt. Col. Andrew Morgan always dreamed about going to space. In July 2019, his dream becomes reality.
Morgan, who has always called New Castle home due to deep family ties in the community despite never having lived there, will be living and working on the ...
UNION, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say a man who shot at a car carrying his two children during a domestic dispute has been charged.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Some high school students are learning to make robots and three-dimensional items using laptop computers and other technology.
At the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center, members of one class are getting their hands dirty, learning to drill for oil and ...
NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — A prison inmate has confessed to a slaying nearly 10 years in eastern Indiana, saying he did so to gain “peace of mind.”
The Henry County Prosecutor’s Office said Thursday it had filed charges of murder and burglary against 51-year-old Dana R. Zirkel in connection ...
A New Castle police officer has been placed on administrative leave after a viral video showed him violently subduing a man.
Police said the unnamed, intoxicated suspect had assaulted a juvenile and attempted to attack officers with a knife Monday evening. Officers used a stun gun three ...
Peters Township 8, Baldwin 1
Armstrong 10, Fox Chapel 6
Franklin Regional 9, Albert Gallatin 3
Gateway 17, Woodland Hills ...
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a fire blamed on an electrical malfunction claimed the life of an elderly man in western Pennsylvania.
Fire crews in Lawrence County were called to the split-level home in Hickory Township just outside New Castle at about 2:30 p.m. Saturday after ...
NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — A wild turkey that had become the talk of an eastern Indiana community has died after being struck by a motor vehicle.
The New Castle mayor’s office tells
Chartiers Valley 9, Montour 3
West Allegheny 11, Trinity 1
Freeport 10, Highlands 0
Yough 2, Deer Lakes 0
Beaver 3, Quaker ...
Neshannock 10, Freedom 0
Burrell at New Castle, ppd.
Carrick at McKeesport, ppd.
Charleroi 9, Monessen 3
Hempfield 6, Mt. Lebanon 5
Mt. Pleasant at ...
WILMINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man who shot at police during a car chase in western Pennsylvania was killed when officers returned fire.
William Frazier II shot at and hit a New Wilmington police vehicle several times during Thursday’s chase along Route 208 in ...
A New Castle man is accused of distributing cocaine and heroin, federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh said Wednesday.
Michael Schmidt, 21, has been indicted on three counts of drug and weapons charges brought by a federal grand jury, U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady said.
On Oct. 12, ...
Hazleton 94, Abington 86
Lincoln 77, Neshaminy 70
Pine-Richland 52, Allderdice 50
Roman Catholic 75, Central Bucks West 56
It’s no surprise it took the Belle Vernon boys basketball team a few days to shake off a WPIAL semifinal loss to eventual champion New Castle.
But now, the Leopards (18-6) turn their focus to a run for PIAA gold as they travel to Sharon to face District 10 runner-up Hickory at 7:30 p.m. ...
The WPIAL basketball playoffs have come to an end with 12 champions crowned. They and several other district teams now set their sights on the 2018 PIAA playoffs, which begin this weekend. Here are all the qualifiers for the state playoffs and their seed coming out of District 7.
Boys 6A ...
Penn Hills (22-3) vs. Pine-Richland (20-5) at Petersen Events Center, 9 p.m.
Mars vs. Franklin Regional ...
New Castle boys basketball coach Ralph Blundo said all five of his WPIAL title teams are special.
But this year’s team is special because of how far it has come.
The Red Hurricanes won their 12th WPIAL title with a 57-52 victory over previously undefeated Quaker Valley on Saturday ...
Penn Hills 60, Pine-Richland 56
New Castle 57, Quaker Valley 52
Watch live: WPIAL Class 4A boys basketball championship, Quaker Valley vs. New Castle
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Mt. Lebanon (20-3) vs. Penn Hills (21-3) at Baldwin, 6 p.m.; Woodland Hills (20-3) vs. Pine-Richland (19-5) at North Hills, 6 p.m.
Two men were shot and killed in New Castle Sunday night, city police said.
Police went to the area of Franklin Avenue and Paul Street around 10 p.m. after a caller reported hearing a gunshot, police said.
Officers were lead to a residence at 844 Franklin Ave., where two men, both ...
The WPIAL board of directors approved the new realignment in wrestling for the next two seasons.
There are 46 teams in Class AAA, down two from the previous seasons, and 36 in Class AA, which remained the same.
Dropping from Class AAA to Class AA were Highlands, Blackhawk and ...
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Forty years ago, Jane and Walter Karski danced to “Annie’s Song” at their wedding.
Yesterday, John Denver’s classic love song brought tears to Jane’s eyes as she watched Walter, with headphones in place, sing along.
Since Walter was diagnosed eight years ago ...
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two men found shot in a western Pennsylvania home have died from their wounds.
New Castle police found the victims around 10 p.m. Sunday when they responded to reports of shots fired. The pair were found on the second floor of the home, but their ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clapping and singing along to a klezmer duet, dozens of Jewish university students in Oakland and their guests welcomed the arrival of a 300-year-old Torah scroll last week.
The scroll had served generations in a Polish Jewish community, survived the Holocaust hidden in a ...
Sewickley Academy, OLSH trade spots in boys basketball state rankings
The Sewickley Academy and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart boys basketball teams switched spots in the Class 2A state rankings this week, with Sewickley now second after defeating its section rival on Friday.
OLSH is now third, according to City of Basketball Love rankings released Monday, the ...
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania court has dismissed a lawsuit against a man texting a driver who was involved in a fatal crash after testimony failed to show that he knew that the intended recipient was driving at the time.
The Washington Post
Allderdice, Canon-McMillan, Jeannette enter PIAA boys basketball rankings
A day after rising to No. 1 in the Trib’s WPIAL Class 6A boys basketball rankings, Canon-McMillan earned a spot in the City of Basketball Love state rankings.
The Big Macs are 10th in the PIAA rankings released Monday, one spot behind City League leader Allderdice, also a newcomer to the ...