News 8-22-22

State police out of Somerset County have found over $6,000 worth of stolen items in a vehicle and the suspect is at large.  Sometime from June 2 to June 3, the suspect broke into a home along Camp Drive in Paint Township. Police report that after breaking in, the burglar stole multiple items worth more than $4,000, along with over $2,000 worth of cash. Anyone with any information please call PSP Somerset at (814)-445-4104.

Richland Township Volunteer Fire Department said five people were taken to the hospital after a backyard porch collapsed at a home where a gathering was happening. Five people were taken from the scene by ambulance but said all of their injuries were minor, and others were checked on scene.

ESPN announced at 4:15 p.m. on Aug. 21, that all remaining Little League World Series games for Sunday, Aug. 21, would be moved to Monday, Aug. 22. The game is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 22. The game will be available on ESPN.

Pennsylvania is now on the list of states affected by an E. coli outbreak. The CDC is reporting 37 cases have been reported across Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and now Pennsylvania, ten cases that have resulted in hospitalization. It’s being reported that the virus has been linked to sandwiches with romaine lettuce at Wendy’s restaurants.  There are no reports of any patients affected by lettuce sold at grocery stores, other restaurants, or served in homes.    

One person was injured after a vehicle drove into a shed in Flinton Saturday afternoon.

There are limited details at this time, but one person was transported for the injuries. The injuries are unknown at this time. 

Gas prices remain well above the national average in Pennsylvania. The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Pennsylvania is currently four dollars and 21 cents, while the national average is three dollars and 90 cents.