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    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — A teacher in Washington County is using creativity to engage her students and stand out among the crowd. KDKA’s Amy Wadas traveled to Washington County to met Danielle Berdar, a third-grade math, science and social studies teacher at Beth-Center Elementary. READ MORE: Rite Aid, State Create Call Center To...
    A 73-year-old Warren County woman is facing assault charges following a dispute that occurred in the middle of a Washington intersection, authorities said. Constance Murphy, 73, was involved in a dispute at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and S. Pickel Avenue in Washington around 6:10 p.m. on April 18, township police said Tuesday. Murphy, of...
    Two restaurant owners in Warren County were charged with violating the state’s executive mask order, authorities said. Stephen Desiderio, 51, of Branchburg, and Philip Blanche, 65, of Washington, were charged with failure to comply with the mask mandate following an April 17 investigation by the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, Washington Township police said Monday. Desiderio,...
    WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) – A citizen police review board could be coming to the City of Washington. It’s something that’s been in the works for the past year, and this week, it will be heard during the city’s monthly council meeting. The president of the Washington branch of the NAACP, Andrew Goudy, said he...
    Even as Oregon and Washington face new COVID-19 surges, there is growing optimism that California remains in recovery mode as coronavirus cases continued to fall dramatically along with related deaths. California has continued to do better than any other state, with the lowest per capita coronavirus case rate in the nation over the last week....
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    WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) – The Whiskey Rebellion Festival might just be one day this year, but that one day means a lot to Washington County, including local business owner Ellen Hough. “We are fully staffed and excited and I am very hopeful to see it again this year,” said Hough. READ MORE: About...
    Loading the player... Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was jailed in northwest Arkansas on Thursday after his arrest by federal authorities. It was unclear what charges he may face. Duggar was held at the Washington County jail after being arrested in the afternoon by U.S. marshals, according to the jail website. The Marshals...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff WASHINGTON COUNTY (KDKA) – Round two for a proposal to form a regional health department is underway with Washington County leading the way. READ MORE: Kid Mania Hosting Childrens Consignment At Washington County Fairgrounds Commissioners from Washington, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Greene, Fayette, and Westmoreland counties met to discuss the next...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff WASHINGTON (KDKA) – A massive children’s consignment event is happening this weekend at the Washington County Fairgrounds. READ MORE: Blawnox Restaurant To Be Featured On Diners, Drive-Ins, And Dives Kid Mania posted several pictures to Facebook, highlighting what they’ll offer at the event, including strollers, toys, and a lot of...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) — A massive children’s consignment event is happening this weekend at the Washington County Fairgrounds. READ MORE: Former Center Township Tax Collector Admits Stealing More Than $1M In Funds Kid Mania will feature all sorts of kid supplies — from strollers to toys and clothes to bicycles, stuff...
    WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) – The push to convince people across Pennsylvania to get the COVID-19 vaccine continues. Gov. Tom Wolf spoke at Washington Health System’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Washington Crown Center Mall on Wednesday morning. READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Severe Storms Could Bring Large Hail, Gusty Winds He said the state...
    WAYNESBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – It was a celebration that was a long time coming for Greene County. Outside the chamber of commerce in Waynesburg, many gathered to celebrate the county’s accomplishments so far when it comes to broadband expansion. Greene County received $1.2 million in CARES Act funding. On top of that, broadband company...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) – A local man pleaded guilty to sexual assault and attempted homicide charges. READ MORE: Kennywood Bumps Up Starting Pay Rates For Some Positions To $13 An Hour According to the Observer-Reporter, Alfred Quevi Jr. is accused of getting a 14-year-old girl pregnant and trying to kill his...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff CALIFORNIA BOROUGH (KDKA) – Investigators in Washington County are working to determine the cause of a fire in California Borough. READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Warmer Temperatures On The Horizon Following Chilly Week The fire on California Drive had firefighters called to the scene just after 4:00 a.m. A person...
    BETHEL PARK, Pa. (KDKA) – John Boyle and Cheryl McKinney have quarantined for over a year in their Bethel Park home. “Because of his age and he’d just had open-heart surgery, they were staying in place at home. So it wasn’t a situation where they were going to Giant Eagle or something,” said Attorney John...
    Extreme weather conditions and freezing temperatures resulted in a massive 48-car pileup Wednesday in Washington County, Wisconsin, where six were injured and one died. The largest among 20 crashes recorded that day on I-41, the pileup involved 48 vehicles, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. The incident was captured on one of...
    A massive multi-vehicle pileup in Wisconsin left one woman dead and several other motorists injured amid whiteout snow conditions on Wednesday. Dashcam video from the scene shows a tractor-trailer losing control on Interstate 41 in Washington County and slamming into a snowplow before overturning in the low-visibility weather. NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST: FREEZE, FROST ADVISORIES STILL...
    The Matan Cos. will add biotech manufacturing and research space to one of its existing office campuses in Germantown to meet the surge in demand from local life sciences firms. The new construction is slated for the Milestone Business Park, located just off Interstate 270 at the Father Hurley Boulevard exit, the Frederick-based developer told...
    Countless North Jersey businesses continue to look for new workers as they reopen following pandemic-related closures and cutbacks. That being said, if you’re in need of a new job, now’s the perfect time to pursue your search. The businesses listed below are hiring and have made it easy for interested applicants, according to the Washington...
    A new coffee shop has opened in Warren County. Beansie’s Coffee Shop in Washington held its soft opening April 17, its Facebook page says. The locally-owned shop offers a variety of coffee, espresso and homemade drinks as well as pastries, cookies and other treats for anyone with a sweet tooth. The shop officially opens Tuesday,...
    Prince George’s County hinted at the planning stages of developing incentives to convince the Washington Football Team to stay in Maryland. During a virtual roundtable discussing the recently ended Maryland General Assembly session and the $1.6 billion in state aid secured, County Executive Angela Alsobrooks hinted at the development of a year-round sports and entertainment...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, according to the Washington County Attorney’s Office. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput announced the charges Wednesday, saying Potter, 48, was taken into custody by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents and booked...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter will be charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, according to the Washington County Attorney’s Office. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput says the complaint is being processed late Wednesday morning. According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), agents with...
    Reuters April 14, 2021 0 Comments A former police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a scuffle in a Minneapolis suburb that followed a routine traffic stop was expected to be charged with second-degree manslaughter on Wednesday, local media reported. Minnesota officials identified Kim Potter, a 26-year veteran of the Brooklyn Center...
    The Minnesota cop who shot and killed Daunte Wright could be criminally charged as soon as tomorrow, according to a report. Kimberly Potter, 48, who resigned Tuesday over the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, is expected to be charged by Washington County authorities, KSTP-TV reported . ...
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    WASHINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Protesters are trying to get a Georgia state representative fired by cities and counties that pay him to be their attorney, citing his role in pushing through a voting law that adds restrictions. The Washington City Council voted 4-2 to ask Rep. Barry Fleming to resign Monday, WJBF-TV reports. It’s not...
    The public school system in Montgomery County, Maryland, warned the community Monday that a social media post regarding sexual assaults at county schools is fake. In a statement Monday, the school system said the post was made to look like it had been made by the school system, but that “these allegations are completely false...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A decision on potential prosecution in the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright will come from the Washington County Attorney’s Office. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced that his counterpart in Washington County will be taking over the case going forward in accordance with a new policy put in place last...
    Amazon says construction on its Metropolitan Park is on schedule. Metropolitan Park is the first phase of new construction of Amazon’s HQ2 development in Virginia’s Arlington County. Amazon shared the news with its employees during a virtual global all-hands event to update the progress in Arlington County where the Metropolitan Park and its Helix Building...
    Two people are dead after an off-duty Pentagon Protection Force Agency police officer shot at them in the predawn hours of Wednesday in Takoma Park, Maryland, police said. Takoma Park police said in a statement Wednesday that the Pentagon officer, whose name they did not provide, approached the police who responded to the parking lot...
    Debris from a SpaceX rocket was recovered in Washington state last week and reclaimed by the space-exploration company, according to a local sheriff's office. The confirmation comes after pieces of the rocket plunged through the atmosphere in the Pacific Northwest last week, lighting up the sky with comet-like streaks that were documented by numerous users on social media. The Grant...
    Seattle residents said they were ‘sad’ and ‘depressed’ over homeless encampments that have sprung up across city parks and fields where children normally play sports as new data shows a sharp increase in the number of unhoused locals. The homeless population in Washington State rose in 2020 by more than 6 per cent - or...
    WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) — City Mission in Washington County is right up the street from a favorite gathering place for City Mission staff. Chicco Baccello is a coffee shop, bakery and deli known for its signature sandwiches but also for its community outreach. READ MORE: Ohio Father Charged In Death Of 2-Month-Old Daughter...