State police filed charges on Sunday against a Washington Township man who allegedly tried to attack two relatives with whom he was living before one of them shot him in the arm that morning.
Proponents claimed the new gaming law would create $1 billion a year for property tax relief. Since the first casinos began offering slots play in 2006, the money that's gone toward that purpose has fallen short.
A community meeting was held Tuesday for discussion about the frequent cases of rare Ewing tumors and other types of cancer being diagnosed in children and teenagers in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The more than two-hour meeting – which some 200 people attended – was organized by Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project and held at Bella Serra in Cecil Township.
The trial of a 59-year-old man accused of threatening and attacking a jail guard a year ago ended Tuesday in acquittal.
In the middle of months of infighting over a a land deal involving the site of a former coal mine and chemical maker, one Cecil Township supervisor is hauling three colleagues to Washington County Court and accusing them of breaking the state open-meeting law.
An environmental group is cautioning against trusting an air-quality study that prominent shale gas driller Range Resources commissioned at a well site in Mt. Pleasant Township.
The federal Department of Labor intends to fine a Marathon Petroleum Corp. subsidiary and a West Virginia company tens of thousands of dollars each for failing to follow safety procedures and other violations at the MarkWest Houston natural gas plant, where a fire injured four workers – one of whom later died of his injuries – last year.
A developer making use of public funds in its plans expects to begin demolition of the former Brockway Glass plant in Canton Township within a month.