Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS

A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty today to one count of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 23, of Pittsburgh pleaded guilty to one count Read More …

Pennsylvania: Cambria County man arrested after explosive materials found in home

A South Fork man was arrested Friday after police said he detonated two explosive devices in South Fork Borough on Thursday, and explosive materials were later found in his home. Mark Stephen Yatsky, 57, was charged with felony unlawful possession Read More …

Pittsburgh police search for vehicle after explosion in Lawrenceville

Authorities are searching for a white pickup truck after an explosion damaged a car Sunday night in Lawrenceville. City police said an improvised explosive device detonated in the 3600 block of Penn Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. A separate explosive-related Read More …

Pennsylvania: Pipe bomb thrown from vehicle explodes in Adams County man’s front yard, police say

Eastern Adams Regional Police say they are investigating the Oxford Township bombing and are asking the public for help. Police say the bombing occurred about 5:51 p.m. in the 100 block of Groft Road. Start the day smarter. Get all Read More …

TSA checkpoint at Pittsburgh International Airport gets new state-of-the-art 3-D checkpoint scanner to improve explosives detection

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — A new state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanner (CT) that provides 3-D imaging has been installed and is in use at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Pittsburgh International Airport. The new technology provides critical Read More …

TSA checkpoint at Harrisburg International Airport gets new state-of-the-art 3-D checkpoint scanner to improve explosives detection

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A new state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanner (CT) that provides 3-D imaging has been installed and is in use at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Harrisburg International Airport. The new technology provides critical Read More …

Pennsylvania: Bangor man who used drone to drop explosive devices sentenced to 5 years in prison

A Bangor man was sentenced Thursday for having homemade bombs and using a drone to drop explosive devices in Northampton County. 45-year-old Jason Muzzicato was sentenced to five years in prison and three years of supervised release for unlawfully possessing Read More …

Eight charged with criminal activity during late-May protest in Pittsburgh

Eight Pennsylvanians have been federally charged with criminal activity during protests in downtown Pittsburgh at the end of May, U.S. Attorney Scott Brady said Wednesday. Prosecutors allege the charged people engaged in violent demonstrations on May 30 as others peacefully Read More …