All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Pennsylvania’

Ridgway, Pennsylvania Bridge Collapses Day After Anniversary of Other Famous Collapse [Pic]

In Ridgway, Pennsylvania today, three workers were injured when a bridge collapsed. One of the men had to be evacuated by helicopter for medical attention. The bridge was part of a rebuild project, and had already been in use for 103 years. The portion of the bridge that collapsed was slated for destruction when it fell. One worker was operating …

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Baby Mauled By Ferrets While Mother In Another Room

A baby was mauled by ferrets in Delaware County, Pennsylvania on Thursday. In a disturbing tale of absolute horror, Darby Police Chief Robert Smythe said that around 3:30pm on Thursday, the mother of the baby set the one-month-old baby girl down in a carrier on the first floor of their duplex. She then went upstairs, where she was when the …

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Tristen Kurilla Kills 90-Year-Old Woman. Should This 10-Year-Old Boy Be Charged As An Adult?

Tristen Kurilla confessed to Pennsylvania authorities that he killed a 90-year-old woman in his grandfather’s home in Honesdale, Penn. It was an admission that led to the 10-year-old being charged as an adult with criminal homicide. The move to charge Kurilla as an adult is mandatory under Pennsylvania law, regardless of whether or not it’s clear he understands the grave …

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Mega Millions Winning Ticket Sold in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Lottery today announced that a winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in York County, Pennsylvania. The ticket matched all five white balls (but not the Mega Ball) in yesterday’s Mega Millions drawing and is worth $1 million. The winning numbers on the ticket were 25-45-51-53-73. The winning ticket was bought at a Turkey Hill convenience store on E. …

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Mother Unaware Son Died Until Smell Set In

The mother of a severely disabled 8-year-old Harrisburg, Pennsylvania boy didn’t realize he died on the third floor of their home until she began to smell his decomposing body. Kimberly Tutko summoned police to her house on Friday, where they found the body. Tutko told authorities that her husband Jarrod Tutko was the primary caretaker of their mentally disabled son, …

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Three Children Killed During Philadelphia Carjacking

Three children were killed and three adults were injured in Philadelphia Friday after two men carjacked an SUV and crashed it into a fruit stand. Authorities are offering a $110,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of the suspects, who remain at large. Siblings Thomas Reed, 10, Keiearra Williams, 15, and Terrence Williams, 7, were hit by a …

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American Flag Desecration Leads to Charges

A Blair County, Pennsylvania man was charged with desecration and insults to the flag after spray painting an American flag with the letters “AIM” and hanging it upside down outside his home. Neighbors and passersby were offended by the display, and contacted local police. Allegheny Township police Assistant Chief L.J. Berg arrived to the scene, removed the flag, and commented, …

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Jerry Sandusky Fights to Receive State Pension

After being found guilty of 45 counts of sexual abuse pertaining to the Penn State scandal and being sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is fighting to have his state pension reinstated. Pennsylvania’s State Employees Retirement System (SERS) says that Sandusky forfeited his pension of $59,000 per year because of the nature of …

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School Stabbing Note: Pennsylvania Teen Detailed Plans

Alex Hribal, the teen suspect in the shocking Pennsylvania stabbing case, may have offered up an explanation for his violent attacks after all. In a note recovered by law enforcement officials, the 16-year-old allegedly wrote that he couldn’t wait to see the “priceless and helpless looks on the faces of the students of one of the ‘best schools in Pennsylvania’” …

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Pennsylvania School Stabbing Suspect To Be Evaluated

The 16-year-old responsible for the stabbing of 21 other students and a security guard may be the subject of a mental evaluation. His defense attorney is making the request in order to ensure that his client is tried in juvenile court rather than as an adult. Attorney Patrick Thomassey admitted during an interview with Good Morning America that Alex Hribal …

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Several Students Stabbed At Pennsylvania High School

According to CBS News Pittsburgh, several students at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville Pennsylvania (approximately 18 miles from Pittsburgh) have been stabbed. Police and paramedics have arrived on the scene and have confirmed that five or six individuals were stabbed during a fire drill, and one student was airlifted to a local hospital. The police currently have one person …

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Jordan Miles, Beaten by Cops, Wins at Trial

It’s been over 4 years since Jordan Miles was beaten so badly he couldn’t see straight. Miles finally has gotten a civil jury to award him damages from his assaulters: 3 police officers. Back in January, 2010, Jordan Miles, a black teen with dreadlocks who went to a nearby Performing Arts School where he played violin, says that he was …

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