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David Lohr

Male Police Officer Dresses As Amish Woman To Catch Alleged Child Predator [PHOTO]

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.16.2014 | Crime

Police officer Chad Adams dressed as an Amish woman for nearly two months earlier this year, in an attempt to catch a man who Amish families in Wester...

Steven Hoffer

20 People Injured In High School Stabbing

HuffingtonPost.com | Steven Hoffer | Posted 04.10.2014 | Crime

Emergency crews in Pennsylvania responded Wednesday morning to reports of multiple stabbings at a Westmoreland County high school. Authorities sai...

White Officers Falsely Arrested Black Teen: Jury

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 03.31.2014 | Crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three white officers accused in a federal civil rights lawsuit of beating a black performing arts high school student falsely arre...

Addict Repeatedly Gives Heroin To Teen Sister To Teach How Bad It Is: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.28.2014 | Crime

A Pennsylvania man's alleged and ill-conceived attempt to keep his teenage sister off drugs has backfired in multiple ways. The brother is behind bars...

David Lohr

Pennsylvania Mom's Brutal Murder An Enduring Mystery

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

When David Hibbs exited the school bus on April 19, 1991, he was anxious to find his mom. It was a sunny Friday afternoon in Bristol Township, Pa. -- ...

Man Wearing 'Scream' Mask Tries To Kidnap Teen

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.25.2014 | Crime

A 14-year-old girl in Philadelphia got the shock of her life when a man wearing a mask right out of the "Scream" movies attempted to abduct her. Th...

Woman Attempted To Cut Off Husband's Penis With Box Cutter: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.19.2014 | Crime

A Pennsylvania woman is behind bars after allegedly attempting to cut off her husband's penis with a box cutter. Lisa Jones-Orock, 39, of Ellwood C...

Man Accused Of Killing Iowa Lawmaker's Sisters

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 03.05.2014 | Crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man charged with robbing and killing two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker turned himself in to Pittsburgh police Wednesday afte...

David Lohr

15-Year-Old Girl Charged As Adult In Fatal Stabbing Of 14-Year-Old Boy

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.20.2014 | Crime

A 15-year-old Pennsylvania girl was charged Thursday as an adult in the death of a 14-year-old boy. Amber Hellesten faces charges of murder, aggrav...

Armored Car Guard Gets Life For Killing Partner And Stealing Millions

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 02.18.2014 | Crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former armored car guard was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison plus 10 to 20 years for killing his partner and robbing their t...

College Student Charged With Bomb Making

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 02.06.2014 | Crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal agents have charged a college student from Russia with making a bomb in his central Pennsylvania apartment. Eighteen-year...

12-Year-Old Kills Dog By Injecting It With Air: Cops

Posted 01.28.2014 | Crime

Police in Venango Township, Pa., say a 12-year-old boy allegedly killed his family's dog by injecting the animal with air. The boy, whose name has ...

Teasing Over Vaginal Flatulence On School Bus Leads To Groin Attack

David Lohr | Posted 01.27.2014 | Weird News

A 13-year-old male high school student was teasing an 18-year-old girl about her vaginal flatulence before being struck in his testicles, police said....

Police 'Like' Wanted Suspect's Facebook Post

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

FREELAND, Pa. (AP) — Police in one northeastern Pennsylvania town really "liked" this Facebook post. Officers in Freeland arrested 35-year-old Anth...

Crack-Smoking Mom Caused Daughter's Hands To Freeze Together: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A mother in Pittsburgh has been arrested after allegedly forcing her daughter to outside in freezing temperatures so she could smoke crack. Police ...

David Lohr

Seminary Knew Pastor Was A Rapist, Did Nothing: Lawyer

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.26.2013 | Crime

Ray Scott Teets, a Pennsylvania pastor arrested Thursday for indecent contact with a minor, had a prior conviction in a child sexual abuse case, which...

Police Used Taser On Boy's Face: Prosecutor

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.18.2013 | Crime

Marissa Sargeant admits her 14-year-old son did a bad thing when he allegedly shoplifted, but she doesn't think he deserved to be roughed up by cops d...

David Lohr

BURIED ALIVE: Second Guilty Plea In Lesbian Love Triangle Murder

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.15.2013 | Crime

MEADVILLE, Pa. -- Ashley Barber wrote a taunting note to the mother of 20-year-old Brandy Stevens-Rosine, an Ohio college student who was beaten and b...

Nurse Shoots, Kills Patient In Murder-Suicide: Cops

AP | Posted 11.08.2013 | Crime

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. (AP) — A staff nurse apparently shot a 79-year-old resident to death at the northeastern Pennsylvania nursing home where she work...

David Lohr

BURIED ALIVE: Guilty Plea In Lesbian Love Triangle Murder

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.04.2013 | Crime

MEADVILLE, Pa. -- Nichole "Jade" Olmstead bragged about the torture and murder of 20-year-old Brandy Stevens-Rosine, an Ohio college student who was b...

Man Beat Wife For Not Calling Him 'Sir'

AP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Crime

LANCASTER, Pa. -- LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man has been convicted for beating his wife when she didn't address him as "sir" in f...

David Lohr

Statements Can Be Used In Evidence In Lesbial Love Triangle Murder Trial, Judge Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.08.2013 | Crime

MEADVILLE, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania judge has ruled that statements made by two reported lovers accused of torturing and murdering an Ohio college studen...

David Lohr

Pennsylvania Prison Guards Allegedly Staged 'Retard Olympics' With Inmates

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.11.2013 | Crime

Guards at a Pennsylvania prison are accused of organizing inmate fights and challenges, which they allegedly referred to as "Retard Olympics." Acco...

"Oh My God, They Have Guns!"

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 09.30.2013 | Crime

PITTSBURGH -- A two-decade family feud came to a violent end when a man shot dead the two home invaders that killed his wife and son, not knowing the ...

Family 'Hatred' Leaves 4 Dead In Shootout

AP | Posted 11.29.2013 | Crime

ASHVILLE, Pa. -- A couple broke into a Pennsylvania home and killed the woman's mother and brother before being shot to death by her father, the culmi...