Allegheny County Health officials say two more people have died from flu-related complications, raising the overall county total to eleven. Representatives said Monday a woman in her late 50s died in early January and a man in his 80s passed within the last week. State wide, there have been at least 65 flu-related deaths reported. The H3N2 flu strain is said to be the virus affecting people most this season.
State Police say a tractor-trailer overturned on the PA Turnpike midday Monday. Troopers say it happened just before noon near the Cranberry interchange on an eastbound ramp. No injuries were reported in the accident.
A Sharpsville man faces a menacing charge after the owner of a store in Liberty Ohio, told police that the man threatened to blow up his store. The incident was reported on January 19.WKBN-TV reports the victim told police that he was leaving the Turkish mosque in Liberty when Mohammad Materia threatened to kill him and his son. He told police that Mataria then told him that he would blow up Jerusalem Foods and several others buildings while walking to his truck as if to retrieve a weapon. Mataria was arrested on Friday on an aggravated menacing charge. He was then released from the Trumbull County Jail.