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Police, Emergency, and Courts

Read police and emergency services reports here on The Indiana Gazette Online. Find daily police blotters, accident reports, and roundups of emergencies handled by Indiana County area fire departments. Follow the cases through the legal system from the district court dockets through the sentencing reports from Indiana County Common Pleas Court.

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One arrested, another at large in abduction of IUP student One arrested, another at large in abduction of IUP student
2 weeks ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Authorities said this morning that an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student was kidnapped last week from an off-campus apartment by two acquaintances and was driven to Erie, where one of his abductors was captured while the other remains at large. [Read More]

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Two deputies, suspect shot dead in Maryland Two deputies, suspect shot dead in Maryland
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ABINGDON, Md. — A gunman fatally shot a sheriff’s deputy inside a crowded restaurant at lunchtime Wednesday and killed another deputy in a shootout nearby, authorities and witnesses said. [Read More]
Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal
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FERGUSON, Mo. — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the City Council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb. [Read More]
Man indicted on charges he caused fatal overdose Man indicted on charges he caused fatal overdose
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PITTSBURGH — A man has been indicted on charges he supplied painkiller-laced heroin that killed a Pittsburgh man and nearly killed a second last year. [Read More]
Police: Car bought on stolen card
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CONNEAUT LAKE (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple has been jailed on charges they bought a Corvette and other items using a credit card issued by the man’s New York employer. [Read More]
Pennsylvania attorney general survives vote to remove her Pennsylvania attorney general survives vote to remove her
2 days ago -
Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general survived a Senate vote to remove her from office today as all but one of her fellow Democrats stood by her, defeating a resolution that said her lack of a valid law license had rendered her unable to perform her official duties. [Read More]
Officials respond to at least 15 weather-related accidents Officials respond to at least 15 weather-related accidents
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Steady snowfall, brisk winds and temperatures that just didn’t seem to break the freezing point combined during peak driving times Tuesday to create havoc for motorists and emergency services in Indiana County. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
2 days ago -
Indiana University of Pennsylvania police reported Bandar Alfadliah, 20, of Rochester, N.Y., and Jeremy Latrella, 19, of Ridgefield Park, N.J., were charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia at 9:25 p.m. Friday in Wallwork Hall. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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State police reported a truck driven by Rhett Campion, of Carbon County, hit a guardrail at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday along Route 85 near Miller Road. [Read More]
District attorney considers death penalty District attorney considers death penalty
2 days ago -
GREENSBURG (AP) — A Westmoreland County prosecutor will have until March 26 to decide whether to seek the death penalty against a man charged in the shooting death of a police officer. [Read More]
Cosby's ex-lawyer dismissed from lawsuit
2 days ago -
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Tuesday dismissed model Janice Dickinson’s defamation claim filed against Bill Cosby’s former lawyer for denying her allegations that the comedian had drugged and raped her in 1982. [Read More]
Car, school bus crash kills one Car, school bus crash kills one
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MECHANICSBURG (AP) — A crash between a car and a school bus killed one person in the car and sent a student from the bus and others to hospitals, police said. [Read More]
Winter weather advisory issued for region Winter weather advisory issued for region
2 days ago -
A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 10 a.m. today through 7 a.m. Thursday. [Read More]
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