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Man dies after 50 foot fall from tree during 'psychiatric emergency' in Morgantown

Morgantown - Just after 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Morgantown police officers received a call about a man screaming near the Monongalia County Board of Education office on South High Street.

WBOY - 2018-10-23 14:58:29

Connellsville girls fall in close playoff battle

The Daily Courier serves the Fay-West Area of Fayette and Westmoreland Counties of Southwestern Pennsylvania, including the Connellsville, Dunbar, Scottdale, Mt. Pleasant, Acme, Mill Run, Bullskin, Dawson and surrounding communities.


Masontown Police release image of person of interest in thefts from vehicles

Police in Masontown have released an image of a person of interest following a series of thefts from vehicles.On Tuesday, Masontown police Chief Joe Ryan released a still image from video surveillance in a residential garage, taken on the evening of Oct. 7.

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-10-23 14:39:00

Man pleads guilty in fatal crash

DERRY TOWNSHIP — A Westmoreland County man pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle Monday as a result of a crash in 2016 that claimed the life of a Blairsville woman.Samuel R. Grace III, 22, of New Alexandria, also entered guilty pleas of recklessly endangering another person and driving at an unsafe

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-10-23 13:55:00

9 Powerball Tickets Worth $50K Or More Sold In Pa.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Nine Powerball tickets worth $50,000 or more were sold in Pennsylvania, and three of those were sold in western Pennsylvania. The winning tickets in our area were sold at the following locations:Shah Sunoco, 903 Lincoln Highway, North Versailles, Allegheny CountySpeedy Meedy's, 1

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-22 16:46:11

Intense flames consume home in Mt. Pleasant

MT PLEASANT, Pa.- Flames consumed a house in Mt. Pleasant Tuesday morning.Investigators tell Channel 11 the fire started around 6:15 a.m. at a home on Railroad Street.Channel 11's Liz Kilmerhas learned there were five people inside the house when the flames broke out. Two of them are Mt. Pleasant fi

WPXI - 2018-10-23 12:27:00

Cops: Latrobe man forcibly entered woman's apartment and refused to leave

Tony R. Grooms, 33, was arraigned Monday on charges of criminal trespass and false imprisonment filed in connection with the incident that occurred about 9 p.m. Sunday. Grooms was arraigned before Unity District Judge Michael Mahady and jailed in the Westmoreland County Prison after failing to post

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-23 10:09:52

Scavenger hunt underway in Connellsville

The Daily Courier serves the Fay-West Area of Fayette and Westmoreland Counties of Southwestern Pennsylvania, including the Connellsville, Dunbar, Scottdale, Mt. Pleasant, Acme, Mill Run, Bullskin, Dawson and surrounding communities.


Washington traffic stop ends in arrests

D’Andre Graffinread, 21, and Natalie Robertson, 19, both of 609 Meadow Ave., were taken into custody after police stopped the vehicle driven by Graffinread at the intersection of Catfish and Gibson avenues for equipment and traffic violations.

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-10-23 04:15:00

Police: Naked man burglarized Confluence home

A naked man broke into a home in Confluence early Saturday morning and assaulted a woman, according to state police.Jonathan Luke Shellgren, 18, of Forrest Road, Confluence, was arraigned later that morning on one count each of burglary, indecent assault, criminal mischief and harassment and four co

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-10-23 02:00:00

Accident involving multiple tractor trailers on interstate near Morgantown, WV, slows traffic

Just before 6 a.m., one of the northbound lanes had reopened. As of about 8:20 a.m., one lane was still closed, and cleanup "may take awhile," according to 511.

WVNEWS - 2018-10-22 12:40:00

SCI-Fayette inmate charged with rape

An inmate at the State Correctional Institute at Fayette is facing 52 charges after he allegedly forced another inmate to engage in sexual intercourse at least 10 times between Aug. 18, 2017 and Sept. 5, 2017.

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-10-22 19:44:00

Smithton woman arrested on drug and weapons charges Friday by Westmoreland County Sheriff's deputies

A female fugitive was arrested late Friday in West Newton for allegedly possessing crack cocaine, powder cocaine, Suboxone strips, Xanax tablets, a crack pipe and an illegal spring-assisted folding knife after Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Department deputies received a tip from an informant.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-22 14:09:53

Police search for man accused of pistol whipping grandmother, assaulting child in Wilkinsburg

Johnny Johnson is facing several criminal charges including aggravated assault, robbery, unlawful restraint, false imprisonment and terroristic threats, police said.

WPXI - 2018-10-22 13:19:17

Oh, deer: 2 bucks lock horns on front porch of home

A northern California homeowner came home to find his front porch in disarray Thursday, but not because of a potential break-in. Video surveillance confirmed that two deer were brawling on the property,KABCreported.


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HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-10-22 06:11:35

Fayette County Man Arrested For Raping Family Member

SOUTH UNION TOWNSHIP (KDKA) - A Fayette County man is now behind bars facing multiple felony charges related to the rape of a family member. Pennsylvania State Police in Uniontown say that 34-year-old Robert Allan Karwatske of Hopwood, raped a blood family member when she was between the ages of thr


Two Halloween events set for this week in Uniontown

The spirit of Halloween will descend on Uniontown this week when two holiday events commandeer the city’s downtown.The city’s annual Halloween parade begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, with the parade line up starting at 5:30 p.m. This year’s holiday event is presented by Uniontown Hospital and organized b


Mount Lebanon rallies past Connellsville, 2-1

The Lady Blue Devils (8-4-2, 11-5-3) play top-seeded Seneca Valley (10-2, 13-2) on Wednesday in the quarterfinals at a site and time to be determined.


Attorney for former Connellsville councilman requesting records in alleged sexual-assault case

The attorney for a former Connellsville councilman and ex-legislative aide charged with indecent assault of a then 14-year-old girl is requesting additional records he says are essential for the defense.Attorney Shane Gannon, representing Brad W. Geyer, 36, of Connellsville filed a pre-trial motion