Authorities say an inmate at a western Pennsylvania prison assaulted two guards, seriously injuring one and prompting a lockdown at the facility. Public information officer Christie Schenck says the 22-year-old inmate attacked a corrections officer assigned to a housing unit at State Correctional Institution-Somerset at about 7 p.m. Thursday. She says another corrections officer who came to the aid of the first officer was also assaulted.

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A man is accused of fatally stabbing his father in the Philadelphia suburbs and taking out one of the 74-year-old victim's eyeballs. Montgomery County prosecutors allege 30-year-old Preston Lonnberg-Lane used a butter knife to stab Thomas Lane in the head, neck and arm in their Lansdale home on March 27.
Michael Quick, 36, was arrested Saturday after he brought a knife onto the T. Quick is facing charges that include recklessly endangering another person, possession, and disorderly conduct.
A 58-year-old woman is dead and her 56-year-old husband was transported to the hospital after an incident police in Berks County say they are investigating as a domestic homicide
Authorities say an inmate at a western Pennsylvania prison assaulted two guards, seriously injuring one and prompting a lockdown at the facility. Public information officer Christie Schenck says the 22-year-old inmate attacked a corrections officer assigned to a housing unit at State Correctional Institution-Somerset at about 7 p.m. Thursday. She says another corrections officer who came to the aid of the first officer was also assaulted.
State police are investigating a domestic incident that left a woman dead and a man seriously injured Saturday night. Hamburg Borough Police Department responded to a domestic incident call at the 400 block of North Fifth Street in Hamburg around 5:24 p.m.
Accident in Larimer was deadly. 1 person killed in car accident while pulling out of a gas station
A woman and two children were taken to hospitals Sunday morning after a fire spread through their family’s home in Pittsburgh’s Carrick neighborhood, officials said. The fire was reported about 4:30 a.m. on Westmont Avenue, where flames were seen shooting from a window of the home. Officials said a family of seven was in the home.
Bad fire this morning right near 3rd and Chestnut. 160+ evacuees. No injuries reported
Crews battle a 4-alarm fire at business/apartment building at 3rd and Chestnut Streets in Old City, 100+ evacuated including nearby Independence Park Hotel
Philadelphia: Firefighters battling a large structure fire at the 200 block of Chestnut Street
[email protected] has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado hit Uniontown, PA Thursday night.
The National Weather Service has just confirmed an EF-1 tornado hit Uniontown Thursday night. These are some aerial photos of the aftermath.
A Philadelphia school has been locked down after a student reported seeing a man with a gun on the premises. Action News is told the report came in to police after 8:30 a.m. Friday from the Wagner School in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia. Video from Chopper 6 showed police converging on the school, located in the 1700 block of Chelten Avenue.
Fire damaged a housing development in Upper Nazareth, Northampton County. It broke out at 9:15 p.m. Thursday at a home in the 3500 block of Penfield Way.
Trump Campaign postpones Feb 21 rally scheduled for Ambridge, PA next Wednesday, "out of respect and sympathy for the victims and survivors of the high school shooting attack in Parkland, Florida, and their family members."
A two-alarm fire damaged a vacant apartment building in Pottstown, Montgomery County. The blaze broke out at 1 a.m. Thursday in the 500 block of Beech Street. Crews arrived to find flames shooting from the second floor of the building.
Fire damaged twin homes in Darby Borough, Delaware County. It broke out at 2:30 a.m. Thursday in 100 block of Fern Street. Action News is told flames engulfed the second floor of one home then spread to the attached house.
Allegheny County police confirm the suspect in a standoff in Churchill was shot twice by officers and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The man's condition is unknown at this time. Police said the standoff started after a woman ran out of the suspect's home shortly after 4:00 p.m. saying she had been assaulted by someone inside the home.
Swatara Township Police are investigating a fight that broke out during dismissal on Wednesday at Steelton-Highspire High School. Officers from the Steelton Borough Police Department entered the school for a meeting regarding a mentor program. They were immediately met by school officials who alerted them of a large fight on the side entrance of the building
A man is facing charges for allegedly stabbing the driver of a pickup truck in a dispute over driving directions. According to police, the incident happened Monday along State Route 22/30 in Robinson Township, Washington County around 11:40 p.m.
A Cumberland County man has been arrested for the beating and shaking death of his infant son. Brian L. Wagner, 30, of Newville, is charged with criminal homicide, aggravated assault, and endangering the welfare of children
@IvankaTrump: An incredible day in Pittsburgh, PA discussing TaxReform and Deregulation with small business owners and local officials. Thanks to TaxCuts small businesses will benefit from the lowest tax rate in 80 years!
"This really is a national security issue," says @SenBobCasey of steel used for the US electrical grid which is manufactured in Pennsylvania.
Police are investigating after a person was hit by a car in Scranton. Crews were called to the 1200 block of South Main Avenue around 6:30 p.m. Monday. An area was roped off with caution tape.
The county corner’s office has been called to the scene of a shooting on 200 block of South Penn Street in York, according to county dispatch. Dispatch also confirmed that there were two victims, with one being transported to the hospital.
Aaron Williams, also known as Cheddar Bob, has an active arrest warrant in Uniontown for attempted homicide, aggravated assault and drug delivery in Brownsville. Williams shot two people at 305 Clover St. in Brownsville Borough on Saturday.
A man suffered serious burns in a suspicious car fire in the Olney section of Philadelphia. Crews were called around 5:30 a.m. Monday to the 5400 block of Westford Road.
Police have released the names of a man killed in a Lancaster shooting, and a suspect arrested in the investigation. Marcus McCain, 29, of Lancaster was shot and killed Saturday morning in 100 block of Fairview Ave, Lancaster.
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[email protected]: Rep. Lou Barletta, a Great Republican from Pennsylvania who was one of my very earliest supporters, will make a FANTASTIC Senator. He is strong and smart, loves Pennsylvania and loves our Country! Voted for Tax Cuts, unlike Bob Casey, who listened to Tax Hikers Pelosi and Schumer!
Officer involved shooting in Homewood South leaves a man dead. Police say he fired at officers and they returned fire. He died in the hospital
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