Friday Sep 12
Ex-inmate pleads guilty to sex-trafficking charges
A man faces 10 more years behind bars after pleading guilty to forcing two teens into prostitution with the help of his girlfriend, who was a guard at the western Pennsylvania prison where he served time for drug charges. Rasul Abernathy, 33, who last lived in Coatesville, in eastern Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty Thursday to sex-trafficking charges involving a 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy.
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Donovan Lee Summerson, 20, of Connellsville, was arrested the afternoon of Sept. 4, charged with one count each of dissemination of photographs, dissemination of child pornography and criminal use of communication facility after police said he distributed photographs of his former 16-year-old girlfriend who is a resident of Bethel Park, police said.
Prolific Pa. Peeping Tom; child sex abuse at Pa. trailer park; mom...
County police said Spoon told them that the children had been suffocated. This is the kind of alleged nosy neighbor nobody would want: Back in January, a neighbor allegedly saw John Robert Miller Jr., 56, of Greensburg, Pa., standing on a sawhorse outside a woman's home as she used her bathroom.
Pennsylvania man surrenders on peeping Tom charges
A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed after surrendering on charges that he shot cellphone video of people - some of whom were undressing or having sex - through their windows. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported 56-year-old John R. Miller Jr., of Greensburg, was arraigned Friday on charges including invasion of privacy, prowling and creating obscene material.
Hemmings Auto Blogs
A carefully preserved, time-capsule 1979 Honda Civic CVCC Wagon?
By the late 1970s, Japanese automaker Honda had hit its stride in the United States, earning a reputation for affordable, dependable and fuel-efficient cars.
Locally-owned Fun Party Stores closing all retail locations in Westmoreland County
The party is over for the family-owned Fun Party Store in Westmoreland County. The locally-owned business will be shutting down the retail operations for good in the coming weeks.
Southwest PA animal shelter to close, won't appeal violations
Animals Friends of Westmoreland employee Bethany Morse of Greensburg places an identification card on the kennel of one of nine cats removed from the Fayette SPCA on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.The Fayette SPCA had its license revoked on Aug. 13 after numerous sick dogs were discovered there.
Stolen truck crashes into trooper on Parkway West
Police say a 25-year-old Greensburg man was driving a stolen truck on Interstate 376 refused to pull over.