Tag: Pennsylvania

Wendy Bell Lawsuit: Fired Pittsburgh Anchorwoman Hits Back With Discrimination Claim

June 21, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Wendy Bell Lawsuit: Fired Pittsburgh Anchorwoman Hits Back With Discrimination Claim

Wendy Bell has filed a lawsuit against WTAE-TV after being fired over a Facebook post. Bell, a Caucasian woman, claimed in court documents that if she was black, her post on black-on-black crime would have earned her praises for tackling the topic like President Obama. Wendy Bell‘s lawsuit claims that she was discriminated against for […]

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NTSB Amtrak Derailment Blamed On Radio Distraction

May 17, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
NTSB Amtrak Derailment Blamed On Radio Distraction

Amtrak 188’s engineer was distracted by radio transmissions when it derailed and caused the death of several people. Engineer Brandon Bostian told investigators that before Amtrak 188’s derailment he was focused on a radio message explaining that a rock had shattered his windshield. Amtrak 188 engineer was distracted by a message about a windshield being […]

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Guido Menzio airplane threat drama linked to Donald Trump’s rhetoric

May 8, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | 2 Replies More
Guido Menzio airplane threat drama linked to Donald Trump’s rhetoric

Guido Menzio was an airplane threat just because he has curly hair and olive skin. Mr. Menzio, an economics professor at the University of Pennsylvania, was writing notes for a speech, which were deemed suspicious by the passenger sitting next to him – prompting her to alert the pilot. Guido Menzio, an Ivy League professor, […]

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Villanova Piccolo Girl Is Ready To Move On: Roxanne Chalifoux Talks About Her Fame

April 10, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Villanova Piccolo Girl Is Ready To Move On: Roxanne Chalifoux Talks About Her Fame

A year after Villanova’s “Piccolo Girl,” aka Roxanne Chalifoux, went viral, she is opening up about that fateful moment she became a hit. Miss “Piccolo Girl,” a brilliant student passionate by biology, revealed that she cried for two reasons, it was hard to see Villanova lose, and she became emotional upon realizing that it was […]

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Verdict Against Gas Driller In Fracking Case To Be Appealed

March 13, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Verdict Against Gas Driller In Fracking Case To Be Appealed

The anti-fracking community is applauding a verdict against a gas driller. Two couples, who took their chances with the justice system, have been awarded $4.24 million after a lengthy court battle with Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas Corp, which was accused of polluting their well water. A verdict against a gas driller will be appealed. […]

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Penn Hills Bullying: District Is Investigating The Matter

February 10, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | 1 Reply More
Penn Hills Bullying: District Is Investigating The Matter

Penn Hills’ bullying code is being questioned by the mother of a teenager with special needs. A video has surfaced showing a Penn Hills student beating and kicking 16-year-old Isaiah Wooding, who suffers from cerebral palsy while others walked by and did nothing. An angry mother is wondering what does the Penn Hills bullying code […]

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Thomas Burke: Police Chief Resigns Over Racial Slur In Email

November 30, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | 6 Replies More
Thomas Burke: Police Chief Resigns Over Racial Slur In Email

Thomas Burke, a police chief from Pennsylvania, assumed the N-word was funny, used it in a chain email, and now he has been forced to resign. Mr. Burke, who lost his post before he even started, was trying to raise money to buy books for children in the cities of Sharon and Farrell. The Caucasian […]

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Kris Silbaugh Breaks Records As A HS Wide Receiver Born With One Hand

September 18, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Kris Silbaugh Breaks Records As A HS Wide Receiver Born With One Hand

At 17, Kris Silbaugh, a wide receiver for Cambridge Springs High School, is the next big thing in football because he can break records with only one hand. Silbaugh, who was born without a left hand, made a 43-yard touchdown catch during his team’s 63-0 win and, therefore, shattered the Cambridge Springs High School previous […]

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Lewis Fogle Freed After 34 Years: DNA Helps Pennsylvania Man Go Free In Murder Of Teenage Girl

September 16, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | 6 Replies More
Lewis Fogle Freed After 34 Years: DNA Helps Pennsylvania Man Go Free In Murder Of Teenage Girl

After 34 years, Lewis Fogle is a free man thanks to his family and a group of devoted people from the Pennsylvania Innocence Project. Mr. Fogle spent half of his life in prison for raping and killing a teenage girl, which he always denied and recent DNA tests proved that he was telling the truth. […]

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Jennifer Burbella Sues School: Failed Nursing Student Sues University

May 14, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | 120 Replies More
Jennifer Burbella Sues School: Failed Nursing Student Sues University

Jennifer Burbella sues school after failing her exams twice, and the story goes viral. According to her attorney, Burbella is suing the Misericordia University for $75,000 because they refused to accommodate her during the exams. Jennifer Burbella sues the school because her teachers did not do enough to help her succeed her nursing program. In […]

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Boy 9 Falls From Ski Lift: Boy Survives 20-Foot Fall From Ski Lift In Pennsylvania

January 13, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Boy 9 Falls From Ski Lift: Boy Survives 20-Foot Fall From Ski Lift In Pennsylvania

Boy, 9, falls from ski lift and survives. An unnamed 9-year-old boy fell more than 20 feet from a ski lift in Liberty Mountain, Pennsylvania, last week after an adult attempted in vain to grab him by the jacket. The boy’s ordeal was filmed by a vacationer by the name of Adrian Delgado, using his […]

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Monroeville Mall Brawl: 1,000 Teens Fight In Epic Brawl, Mall Has Reopened

December 29, 2014 | By Garrett Montgomery | 40 Replies More
Monroeville Mall Brawl: 1,000 Teens Fight In Epic Brawl, Mall Has Reopened

A Monroeville Mall brawl (sometimes erroneously spelled Monroevill Mall) is making headlines. The Monroeville Mall brawl, which involved several groups of mainly African-American females, has prompted officials to make security changes to insure the safety of shoppers. It is believed that the fights occurred because of a “stupid” remark made by one of the teenagers. […]

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Marcell Salters Instagram Photo Goes Viral, Apology Ensues

December 19, 2014 | By Garrett Montgomery | 4 Replies More
Marcell Salters Instagram Photo Goes Viral, Apology Ensues

Marcell Salters’ Instagram picture of the two black men pointing guns at a white police officer, is creating a lot buzz on the internet. Salters, who is a Philadelphia Fire Department paramedic, is being blasted not only for the photo, but for the caption where he told black men that cops are the real enemy. […]

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Jessica Kelly Bonnie Moran Purge: Philly ‘Purge’ Attack Leaves Two Women Injured, Teens Arrested

November 5, 2014 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Jessica Kelly Bonnie Moran Purge: Philly ‘Purge’ Attack Leaves Two Women Injured, Teens Arrested

Jessica Kelly, Bonnie Moran, and a Purge-inspired anti-gay attack are making headlines. Two women, Jessica Kelly and Bonnie Moran, from Pennsylvania were attacked on Halloween night by a group of 15 youths, who were screaming “Purge! Purge! Do it! Do it! The Purge,” as they beat and kicked them. Jessica Kelly and Bonnie Moran‘s Purge-like […]

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9-year-old Boy Found 7,000 Miles Away On South Pacific Island

November 5, 2014 | By Garrett Montgomery | 1 Reply More
9-year-old Boy Found 7,000 Miles Away On South Pacific Island

9-year-old boy found 7,000 miles away, incredible story has people talking. Missing boy, Billy Hanson, found alive in Niue. An impressive team of investigators have found 9-year-old Billy Hanson, who was allegedly kidnapped by his father, Jeffrey Ford Hanson, on September 4th. Missing boy, Billy Hanson, was found safe on the island country of Niue […]

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Germantown Abduction Caught On Tape: Carlesha Freeland-Gaither Abduction Video Is Chilling

November 4, 2014 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Germantown Abduction Caught On Tape: Carlesha Freeland-Gaither Abduction Video Is Chilling

Germantown abduction caught on tape, story goes viral. 22-year-old Carlesha Freeland-Gaither was kidnapped by a black male on Sunday night. The mayor office is offering a reward for any public help. Germantown abduction caught on tape, police are offering a $10,000 reward for information. On Sunday night around 9:40 p.m., Carlesha Freeland-Gaither was abducted as […]

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Vet’s Prosthetic Leg Found: Sonny Forriest Jr. Limb Was Stolen At Eagles-Giants Game

October 14, 2014 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Vet’s Prosthetic Leg Found: Sonny Forriest Jr. Limb Was Stolen At Eagles-Giants Game

Vet’s prosthetic leg has been found. Sonny Forriest, a Vietnam veteran was celebrating his birthday by catching the Giants-Eagles game at the Citizens Bank Park, when a drunk woman stole his prosthetic leg and ran off with it. Forriest’s fake limb was found seven hours later in a subway train. Philadelphia police have not been […]

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Senator Jim Ferlo Comes Out: State Senator Jim Ferlo Says He Is Gay In Push For Pennsylvania Hate Crime Law Change

September 23, 2014 | By TheSpreadit | 1 Reply More
Senator Jim Ferlo Comes Out: State Senator Jim Ferlo Says He Is Gay In Push For Pennsylvania Hate Crime Law Change

State Senator Jim Ferlo comes out at rally in Harrisburg on Tuesday, news goes viral, bringing attention to the fight over Pennsylvania’s hate crime law. Pennsylvania State Senator Jim Ferlo comes out as gay during a press conference with other lawmakers pushing for Senate Bill 42 and House Bill 177 to move forward in the […]

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