February 6, 1999 |
A woman who once pleaded no contest to trying to run down some children has been charged with shoving a 15-year-old boy in front of a bus, which nearly hit him. Alma Sibert, 59, was jailed on $15,000 bail on charges including aggravated assault. Police Chief Terry Holcomb said Sibert and the boy, whose name was not disclosed, were arguing Tuesday over her grandson when she shoved the teenager.
August 28, 1990 |
Simple assault charges against Juan Samuel and Alfredo Griffin were dropped Monday when the Dodger players reached a monetary settlement with a Pittsburgh busboy they allegedly attacked in an incident at a Pittsburgh restaurant July 21. Moments before their preliminary hearing by City Magistrate Edward Borkowski in Pittsburgh City Court, Samuel and Griffin agreed to pay busboy Wilson Sturgeon Jr. about $1,500. The parties also agreed to not sue. The deal was approved by Bernard J.
September 13, 1990 |
Penn State special teams center Mark Lawn and his brother, Christopher, were charged with fighting in a bar with bouncers after the Nittany Lions lost to Texas, police in State College, Pa., said Wednesday. Lawn, 21, a senior from Jericho, N.Y., and his brother, 25, were charged with fighting in public, according to a citation filed Tuesday, officers said. The 6-foot, 213-pound Lawn snaps the ball for punts and extra points.
November 29, 1996 |
Two students are accused of attacking their auto mechanics teacher with a sledgehammer in a robbery after class, police said. Jack Cotter, a popular teacher at Brashear High School, was found slumped against a wall and bleeding from a gash in his skull Tuesday. A bloody 3-pound hammer lay close by. Cotter was listed in serious condition Thursday at Mercy Hospital.
March 18, 1997 |
A man won't be tried on charges he handed his 4-year-old daughter a 220-volt cable and turned on the power in another attempt to kill a relative for insurance money, prosecutors said in Williamsport, Pa. The man, David Crist, is already in prison, convicted of trying to push his deaf 9-year-old daughter in front of an oncoming truck, and he faces trial in Maryland on charges that he had his brother killed in 1982. Prosecutor Thomas A.
February 3, 2001 |
A former schoolteacher walked into an elementary school in Felton with a machete and struggled with a principal and several teachers in a kindergarten classroom before being subdued. Three women and six children were injured, but none of the injuries was life-threatening, school officials said. William Michael Stankewicz, 56, was arrested about 20 minutes after the midday attack at North Hopewell-Winterstown Elementary School, about 75 miles west of Philadelphia.
August 21, 1992 |
Three Penn State football players charged in connection with fighting will remain on the team, and any school discipline will be determined by Coach Joe Paterno. Wide receivers O.J. McDuffie and Rick Sayles, both 22, were charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges after a series of fights in downtown State College, Pa., on July 10. Police said the two interfered with officers who were attempting to break up the fights. Cornerback Mark S.
September 9, 2001 |
Four well-heeled women have told Pittsburgh police that a man accosted them, removed their footwear, then sniffed the shoes. One woman said the man complimented her footwear as she entered an elevator and asked if he could have a shoe. When she refused, he took one anyway, then sniffed it "like it was a bouquet of flowers." Patty Cohen, 42, said a man kicked her heel and knocked off her shoe. He apologized, then grabbed it and smelled it.