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Workers injured in MarkWest explosion believed to have been cleaning pipeline

HOUSTON - Four workers injured Thursday night at the MarkWest Energy natural gas processing plant in Chartiers Township are believed to have been cleaning a pipeline when vapors caught fire and ignited other combustible materials, Washington County Public Safety Director Jeff Yates said Friday.

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-12-14 20:10:00

Steelers Injury Report: James Conner and Marcus Gilbert sit out practice again on Thursday

While there were plenty of positives to take from the Pittsburgh Steelers second injury report of the week, there was little comfort for those hoping the team’s starting running back might be able to play in Week 15. James Conner and Marcus Gilbert were the only players held out practice on Thursday


UPDATED: 4 injured in Mark West Energy explosion

Four people were injured in an explosion Thursday evening at MarkWest Energy natural gas processing plant in Houston. An investigation is underway into the cause of the explosion that occurred shortly after 6 p.m. near two temporary fracking tanks that were on site for routine maintenance, resulting

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-12-14 00:23:00

Explosion at MarkWest Energy in Washington, Pennsylvania

Police and other emergency services in Pennsylvania are responding to an explosion and fire at the MarkWest Energy facility in Washington County, local officials say. Multiple people have been injured.

BNONEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 23:46:32

Steelers RB Looks For Revenge Against Patriots On Sunday, Throws Shade At Team

Add Pittsburgh Steelers running back Stevan Ridley to the list of former New England Patriots who had some harsh words for his old team. As the Steelers prepare for a pivotal Week 15 home tilt against their AFC rivals, Ridley opened up about his bitter departure from Foxborough, and explained why Su

THESPORTSTER.COM - 2018-12-14 15:12:30

4 Injured, At Least 1 Critically, In Fire At MarkWest Facility In Washington, Pa.

CHARTIERS TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – The sprawling MarkWest natural gas processing plant in Washington County was shut down Thursday night as a precaution, after a fire broke out, injuring four workers.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-13 18:34:44

Washington man charged with stealing truck, leading police on foot chase

A Washington man is in jail after allegedly stealing a truck and leading police on a foot chase through the woods in North Franklin Township Wednesday night. Washington police said they responded to the report of a stolen pickup truck at Washington Brewery on East Maiden Street. The truck owner, Don

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-12-13 17:28:00

As expected, the Steelers are moving forward with Chris Boswell as their kicker

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin spoke about change a lot in his Tuesday press conference, and one area which could have experienced change was at the kicker position. Coming off a game where Chris Boswell missed both field goals, one being for the game-tying score, and had to bank one ext


Pennsylvania Woman in Critical Condition After Bear Attacked, Dragged Her While She Was Walking Dog

A Pennsylvania woman has been left in critical condition following a bear attack outside her Lycoming County home on Wednesday evening, officials say. Melinda LeBarron was attacked on her property at around 6:45 p.m., WNEP-TV reported. She was grabbed on the leg by a black bear and pulled nearly 90

NEWSWEEK - 2018-12-14 11:37:05

4 hurt in explosion at gas plant in Washington County

HOUSTON, Pa. - Four people were injured and flown to hospitals after a Thursday night explosion in a tank at a Washington County gas plant. The explosion was reported at 6:03 p.m., emergency dispatchers said. The fire in the 500,000-gallon fracking tank at the MarkWest Energy facility in Houston was

WPXI - 2018-12-14 09:55:34

Steelers legend blasts team after Raiders loss; Mike Tomlin, Ben Roethlisberger respond

Rock Bleier played 13 seasons for the Steelers from 1968-1980 and was a four-time Super Bowl champion. Earlier this week, he took to social media to blast his former team in the wake of an inexplicable loss to the Raiders that ran Pittsburgh's losing streak to three games and now puts them in real j

CBS SPORTS - 2018-12-13 19:50:52

Get Hip Recordings presents weekend of quality music

Canonsburg native and Mt. Lebanon resident Gregg Kostelich continues to bring quality artists to his Get Hip Recordings performance venue. Tommy Stinson’s Cowboys In the Campfire takes the stage at 8 p.m. Friday and Josh White Jr. at 7 p.m. the following night in concerts at 1800 Columbus Ave. in th

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-12-13 05:15:00

Westbound PA Turnpike closed after tractor-trailers crash, spill 300 gallons of fuel

PLUM BOROUGH, Pa. - A crash involving two tractor-trailers has closed westbound lanes on a portion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and spilled debris and about 300 gallons of fuel onto the interstate, officials said.

WPXI - 2018-12-14 11:46:33

GOP candidate Sherman to make second bid for Washington County Commission

A Republican candidate who made an unsuccessful bid to become a Washington County commissioner in 2015 has announced he will be making a second try next year. Nicholas Sherman, the executive vice president for the Finleyville-based Domestic Outreach Center, threw his hat in the ring Dec. 6 in a gath

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-12-13 05:15:00

Steelers Injury Report: Sean Davis one of five players missing practice Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers were missing five players at practice on Wednesday and it seems highly likely that they will be without some key starters when they face the New England Patriots on Sunday. Marcus Gilbert and James Conner were once again forced to sit out training due to the injuries that pre


Canonsburg police make arrest in vehicle break-ins

Canonsburg police arrested a McKees Rocks man in relation to dozens of vehicle break-ins in the borough. Scott Jeffrey Wilson, 40, of 832 Frank St., is facing 15 felony charges for allegedly breaking into vehicles and stealing items from at least 11 victims.

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-12-12 05:30:00

South Strabane police set toy drive for Saturday

South Strabane Police Department will be hosting a toy and clothing drive outside the Target store at Trinity Point Shopping Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Officers and Chief Drew Hilk will be there, inviting visitors to stuff police cars with goods that will go to the City Mission and Salv

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-12-13 05:15:00

Steelers to bring in Shaun Suisham to help Chris Boswell with kicking duties

The Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly have settled on a kicker, just not a kicker who was part of the try-out which occurred at the team’s facility recently. According to several sources, like Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the team is bringing in former kicker Shaun Suisham to help Chris


From the Mayor: David Rhome

It’s hard to believe it’s December, and the Christmas season is upon us once again. It is my hope that everyone will take a minute to reflect and remember the many happy times you and yours have shared throughout the year. As we celebrate Christmas and the start of a New Year with family and friends

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-12-11 23:00:00

Missing woman's estranged boyfriend indicted on unrelated federal gun charges

PITTSBURGH - The estranged boyfriend of missing Latrobe woman Cassandra Gross was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on federal firearms violations. Thomas Stanko, 48, is facing a two-count indictment, U.S. Attorney Scott Brady’s office announced.

WPXI - 2018-12-13 17:00:13