Relatives of a man beaten by Pittsburgh police during an arrest at a Downtown halfway house said Wednesday they believe his rights were violated and they want to see change at the facility and in the police bureau. Lonnie Jenkins, 32, arrived at the Renewal Center on the Boulevard of the Allies last summer after serving prison time in a Cambria County drug case.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 12:58 AM
Mothers and fathers can spend many sleepless nights worrying about the well-being of their children, a feeling that gets magnified when more than one serves in the military. POWs can suffer through hellish treatment at the hands of their enemies.
Stars and Stripes, Tue, Jan 27 2015 @ 01:55 PM
City roads were mostly cleared this morning after the city received an overnight belt of snow, but the next few days could bring a few more inches. Pittsburgh could receive up to 6 inches by the end of Monday, and farther east, up to 9 inches of snow is expected to be dumped on the Laurel Highlands between Friday night and Monday, forecasters say.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sat, Jan 24 2015 @ 10:18 AM
Residents of several major Northeast cities are experiencing a fast-moving coastal storm that is bringing a mix of sleet, rain and snow to areas along the busy Interstate 95 corridor this weekend. The snow that began falling in southeastern Pennsylvania and West Virginia late Friday had become rain and sleet in some areas by early Saturday, and the National Weather Service said Washington, D.C., Delaware and most of Maryland had rain.
Evening Sun, Sat, Jan 24 2015 @ 03:32 AM
Cambria County Assistant District Attorney Tammy Bernstein said after a long career as a prosecutor, she is ready to step up to the bench as a county judge. Bernstein, 48, of Westmont said she's got countless hours of trial experience and a reputation of fighting for lengthy jail sentences for murderers, child molesters and drug dealers.
Altoona Mirror, Wed, Jan 28 2015 @ 12:41 AM
But that all could change as plans move forward to develop the old Cambria County Jail in Ebensburg into a tavern and microbrewery. The Cambria County commissioners broke the news at an evening meeting Thursday when they voted to terminate a 100-year lease between the county and its historical society.
Altoona Mirror, Sun, Jan 25 2015 @ 12:40 AM
A Windber man was sentenced Thursday to 18 months of direct supervision, including two months of house arrest, for the December 2013 shooting death of a friend. Matthew Scott Nadolsky, 30, pleaded guilty last month to a state game violation of shooting at another human.
Altoona Mirror, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 12:00 AM