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Fatal crash suspect in Ohio jail
The woman accused of killing a Shenango Township policeman is in Ohio’s Mahoning County jail. Kylee Gwen Barletto, 25, of 693 Hoover Road, was discharged Monday night from St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown and taken to the jail.
Photo Gallery, Story: Paying respects to fallen Shenango officer, latest updates
Paramedics attending a fallen Shenango officer refused to leave the emergency room until he was draped with a flag. Two of them found a flag and laid it over him.
Shenango Officer’s Death: Details of funeral procession route
Plans have been finalized for the funeral procession for fallen police officer William J. “Jerry” McCarthy IV. In anticipation of hundreds of police cars, New Castle and Shenango police have worked out these details for Tuesday regarding the processional route and street closings around St. Vitus Church for before and after the 11 a.m. Mass:
Shenango Officer’s Death: Attorney pondering defense for suspect
Extradition from Ohio is the next step for the woman accused of killing a Shenango Township policeman. Pittsburgh attorney James Ecker said he expected his client, Kylee Gwen Barletto, 25, of 693 Hoover Road, to be discharged from St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown Monday night or Tuesday.
Governor orders flags lowered for policeman
Gov. Tom Corbett Monday ordered all Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Lawrence County to be lowered to half staff immediately in honor of Shenango Township Police Officer William J. McCarthy IV.
Fund, arrangements set for fallen police officer
New Castle police are establishing a processional route through downtown New Castle and Shenango Township for a fallen officer. A motorcade of police cars for William J. “Jerry” McCarthy IV will go through downtown and township streets on Wednesday following a Mass of Christian burial, which begins at 11:30 a.m. at St. Vitus Church.
‘Tragic day’: DA reflects on death of Shenango police officer
On the day Jerry McCarthy observed his one-year anniversary with the Shenango police, he died on duty. William J. McCarthy IV, 60, was pronounced dead at 10:22 p.m. Thursday after the township police car he was in was T-boned.
Video: Pittsburgh Pirates president makes stop in town
Nittany Lions’ pride roared at the New Englander last night. Pittsburgh Pirates’ president and Penn State University alumnus Frank Coonelly delivered the keynote speech for the Lawrence County Chapter of Penn State Alumni Association event, with all proceeds going to the chapter’s scholarship fund.
Woman charged with embezzling $100,000-plus from church credit union
A Lawrence County woman has been indicted on a charge of embezzlement from a credit union. The one-count indictment was returned Tuesday by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh, according to U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton.
Gas line rupture: Police say ‘massive’ school evacuation went smoothly
It was a scene reminiscent of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. About 700 children left the George Washington Intermediate Elementary School and marched eight blocks to the Park Avenue tennis courts Tuesday morning after workers hit a gas line.
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