News Live 365: April 19th, 2018

Woman Charged with Harassment After Assaulting Other Woman

PSP Clarion
Rebecca Mccanna of Rimersburg has been arrested by State Police for crashing into the vehicle of another woman and assaulting her. On Monday night in Clarion County’s Madison Township she crashed her vehicle into a parked truck containing Mitzy Ealy of Templeton and another woman. It’s alleged that directly after the incident Mccanna exited her vehicle and struck Mitzy by pushing her into the side of one of the crashed vehicles. Miss Ealy suffered injuries to her back, Mccanna has been charged with harassment and may face others.

 

Engine Failure Kills Woman on Airliner

Radio PA
An engine explosion on an airline flight killed one woman and injured seven other people on Tuesday. Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after an engine failure caused an explosion, debris from the broken engine tore a hole in the jet’s cabin ultimately causing the injuries and fatality. Former Navy pilot Tammie Jo Shults was able to land the aircraft without any further incidents. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

 

Two Escape Flaming Pickup Unharmed

PSP Clarion
Despite being completely engulfed in flames nobody was injured when a truck caught fire on Interstate 80 in Clarion County. The 2005 Ford F350 driven by Daniel Delp of Falls creek caught fire shortly after driving passed mile marker 62 in Monroe Township. Daniel and his passenger managed to exit the vehicle on the shoulder of the road before it was fully destroyed by fire.

 

State Senate Considers New Domestic Violence Laws

Radio PA
Domestic abusers may find themselves charged with more crimes if they have children in the home. Experts agree that even if a child is not a target for abuse, being a witness to abuse has many of the same mental effects on children. A bill approved for the Pennsylvania Senate would would add more criminal charges if anyone younger than 18 is a witness.

 

County Sheriff’s Offices May See More Authority

Radio PA
Many people in Pennsylvania don’t understand the limits on the powers and responsibilities of their county sheriffs. State Representatives are looking to change that. A new bill that will soon be voted on by state lawmakers would extend the power and authority for sheriffs and their deputies to behave more like other law enforcement agencies.