Tri County Report For October 3rd, 2016

One person is dead following a drug deal gone bad in Aliquippa.  Three teens were allegedly selling the drugs last week when the suspect got into their car and began shooting.  Sixteen-year-old William Booher died after being hit multiple times at the intersection of Wade and Meadow streets.  A 13-year-old witness in the car was able to tell police what happened but the suspect is not in custody.

State Police in Butler County have charged an Ellwood City man following an accident early Friday morning in Lancaster Township.  According to police 25 year old Nicholas Roush was traveling on Yellow Creek Road when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a garage.  Roush was not hurt but was charged with driving under the influence.

Tim Kaine is coming to Pittsburgh. The Democratic vice presidential nominee will be in the area on Thursday to campaign for Hillary Clinton.  More specific details will be released this week at HillaryClinton.com.

Police in Butler County say a Jackson township man is facing charges after allegedly threatening to shoot his wife.  Police were called to a Mill Stream Lane home last week by the victim, who was barricaded in her laundry room.  The woman says Jason Wolfson was intoxicated when he pulled a handgun and threatened to shoot her.  Their children were in the house sleeping at the time.

A man is behind bars after allegedly abusing his girlfriend’s daughter in Saxonburg.  Cody Vaughn was arrested last month after the baby’s grandmother saw the injuries and took her to the doctor.  Vaughn told police the 18-month-old fell off the bed headfirst but a subsequent investigation found the child had been beaten and burned with a cigarette.

A new Pennsylvania poll is showing how the election is stressing out some friendships.  A Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll says about 40-percent of likely Pennsylvania voters admit to not talking about the presidential election with their friends and family.  The poll also found out that the ones who do speak about it usually stick to talking to people with the same views.

Police are continuing to investigate a “potential threat” at Beaver Stadium.  Officials at Penn State University received the threat Saturday, but a search of the property but did not find anything suspicious.   The school released a statement before the football game saying in part, “We are notifying fans and the public of the threat that was received, so that they can make their own choices about personal safety and their attendance” at the game.  The Nittany Lions beat Minnesota 29 to 26.

An autistic teenager who was missing for more than six hours in Hermitage was found Sunday afternoon following search. WFMJ-TV reports  that 14-year-old was last seen around 10:30 a.m. Sunday when he apparently walked away from his Sandy Lane home. Police from Hermitage along with the fire department and K9 teams from the Shenango police helped with the search. The teen was found at around 5 p.m. along a road in Mercer County.

State Police in Lawrenc County report a one car accident in North Beaver Township.  According to police, 65 year old Bob Glodic of New Castle was southbound on Mount Air Road when he lost control of his car and struck an embankment.  Glodic was taken to UPMC Jameson for treatment.

Negotiators from the State System of Higher Education and its faculty union met again  in hopes of agreeing on a contract. Both sides maintain some progress was made and representatives will meet back at the bargaining table October 14-16. If no deal is reached, however, the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties says it will strike on Oct. 19. It would be the first-ever faculty walkout in state system history and could disrupt classes for more than 100,000 students.