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December 16, 2017

Rig crash snarls I-70 traffic

December 15, 2017

By the Mon Valley Independent A tractor-trailer rolled off the eastbound lane of Interstate 70 and over a steep embankment just before the Ginger Hill-Bentleyville exit Thursday afternoon. The accident shut down eastbound lanes between […]

Tube City building is illegal weed farm

December 15, 2017

By JEFF STITT jstitt@yourmvi.com A Pitcairn man with a felony record was indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh for running an illegal marijuana-growing operation in an abandoned building in downtown McKeesport. Prosecutors said […]

Drive-by shooting suspects jailed after cop chase

December 15, 2017

By KAYLIE MOORE kmoore@yourmvi.com A McKeesport man and his teenage passenger are accused of an alleged drive-by shooting at a McKeesport apartment complex. Dailan Smith, 26, of Freemont Street and Jahi Rox, 17, of Duquesne […]

$6M grant Charleroi shocker

December 15, 2017

By Taylor Brown tbrown@yourmvi.com For two straight years Christmas has come early for Charleroi. After announcing wins in lawsuits involving the Coyle Theater and former Atlas building last year at this time, the borough received […]

Pivovarnik eyes House seat

December 15, 2017

By Taylor Brown tbrown@yourmvi.com On his way out the door as a Charleroi councilman Paul Pivovarnik said he has set his sights on a bigger prize. He lost a re-election bid in the primary election. […]

Charges dropped in alleged BB gun shooting

December 15, 2017

By the Mon Valley Independent Charges have been dismissed against a New Jersey woman accused of shooting another woman with a BB gun at a truck stop. Shalaia T. Martin, 29, of Irvington did not […]

COG membership now risk free

December 15, 2017

A GOOD OPPORTUNITY just got better. For the past several months, the new Mid Mon Valley Council of Governments has been gaining momentum. The organization’s main goal is to save money for communities throughout the […]

Serra pulls out win at California

December 15, 2017

By MATT BYRON For the MV Independent After being outscored 18-6 in the first quarter and trailing 28-19 late in the first half, Serra Catholic girls basketball coach Bill Cleary decided it was time to […]

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