News Live 365: May 29th, 2019

Teens Throw Cake at Police Cruiser

PSP Meadville
A group of teenagers, including an 18 year old from Conneaut Lake could be facing some serious criminal charges after throwing a cake into the windshield of a State Police Cruiser. At about 10:40 (20 minutes to 11) on the night of Saturday the 25th it’s alleged that the four teens were hiding by the side of Route 18 and the eldest of them threw a cake into the windshield of the cruiser as it was driving by. They fled the scene but were caught soon after, they could face charges of Reckless Endangerment, Propulsion of Missiles, Criminal Mischief, and Conspiracy to commit those crimes.

 

Wet Weather Continues to Delay Planting Season

Radio PA
Between trade wars and the weather Pennsylvania’s farms seem to be in another tough spot this year. Joel Rotz of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau says prolonged periods of wet weather during planting season for crops like corn and soybeans can make things difficult. According to meteorologists it’s a large high pressure system in the southeastern United States that’s causing the stormy weather felt through much of the Midwest and Pennsylvania including the tornado alerts that were issued in virtually every county Monday and Tuesday.

 

Man Arresting for Assaulting Woman, Urinating on Floor

PSP Clarion
Joseph Iwanczuk of Corsica is in Clarion County jail after allegedly attacking a 44 year old woman and a 16 year old girl, urinating on the woman’s floor, and damaging property on Sunday night. State Troopers say they caught up to Iwanczuk while he was drunk driving down Staab Road and he refused to allow staff at Clarion Hospital to draw blood for chemical testing. The initial call was for disturbing the peace.

 

One Injured in Cranberry Township Crash

PSP Franklin
The Driver of a Mini Cooper was taken to a Venango County Hospital yesterday after colliding with a pickup at an intersection in Cranberry Township. Police say the driver failed to yield right of way at a stop sign at the intersection of Innis Street and Allegheny Avenue yesterday afternoon.

 

SCOTUS Upholds Boyertown School Decision

Radio PA
The Supreme Court of the United States has decided not to hear an appeal to a lower court’s decision in a Berks County case against transgender high school students. Some former and current students sued the Boyertown Area High school over its policy of allowing trans students to use whichever bathroom and locker facilities they were most comfortable with, claiming that it violated everyone else’s 14th Amendment privacy rights. A federal court disagreed and upheld the school’s policy.