Tri County Report For April 4th, 2017

A man is awaiting sentencing after being found guilty of killing his ex-girlfriend in Beaver.  Edward Baker Jr. received the verdict yesterday after admitting to shooting Addaleigh Huzyak in her home last year.  Prosecutors claim Baker was angry that Huzyak broke up with him.  Baker says he is paranoid, suicidal and suffers from anxiety and depression.

Pennsylvania’s legislature continues to try to update the state’s liquor laws.  Republican State Representative Mike Reese has proposed a bill that would allow grocery stores and convenience stores to sell liquor.  Representative Reese says his bill is similar to the one that allowed these types of stores to start selling wine, except it regards spirits.  The bill would allow stores with the proper licenses to sell up to three liters of liquor to a customer.

Police are searching for whoever vandalized three vehicles at an Ellwood City Area School District school.  The vehicles were damaged last week outside Hartman Intermediate School.  Surveillance footage shows a person vandalizing the vehicles, but so far they have not been identified.  It’s believed the vehicles sustained a total of about 25-hundred dollars worth of damage.

A 16-year-old boy accused of pulling the trigger in a deadly Aliquippa shooting will be charged as an adult.  Police say Cordell Broadus-Wimbs shot and killed Tremayne Foster on Saturday night when he was trying to pick up his son from a home on the seven-hundred block of Griffith Street.  Officers say the victim and the suspect got into an argument before Broadus-Wimbs allegedly shot the victim four times.  According to investigators, the teen also shot a woman who was with the victim.

The Harbor Bridge will be closed starting tomorrowthrough June 21. The bridge is on Harbor-Pulaski Road, by Stoner’s and the New Castle School of Trades. The detour will begin at the Kings Chapel Road intersection. Detour signs will be posted. The New Castle News Reports Horizon Construction Group of Sandy Lake, Pa., is under contract with the Pennsylvania State Department of Transportation to make repairs to the bridge deck.

Authorities in Butler County say two people are being questioned for the murder of a Kittanning man.  Gregory Bosko disappeared last month and was found in Concord Township with his neck slashed over the weekend.  Tiffany Hilliard and Joshua Greaves were found in Bosko’s car a few days after he was reported missing.  Greaves and Hilliard lived with Bosko at one time and detectives say Greaves and Bosko were previously cellmates.

Things are back to normal following two separate accidents on Interstate 79 in Washington County.  Police say a truck fire between the Southpointe and Canonsburg exits caused the first traffic nightmare yesterday.  Crews had to clean a large amount of diesel fuel from the road before it was reopened to motorists.  A six-vehicle pileup also injured one person near Southpointe and caused a shutdown of the northbound lanes.

The Vice President is set to give a speech at Grove City College.  Grove City College President Paul McNulty says that Vice President Mike Pence has accepted an invitation to deliver a speech at the college’s commencement ceremony on May 20th.

Heinz Field is looking for people to work during events.  The stadium is hosting a job fair on April 20th to find people to work during Steelers games, Pitt football games, concerts and other events.  Those who want to apply must 18 or older.  For more information visit Heinz-Field-dot-com.