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Attorney for South Connellsville police chief says his actions do not fit crime

An attorney representing the South Connellsville police chief argued at a hearing Tuesday that her client's actions do not fit the charge lodged against him. Russell P. Miller Jr., 47, was charged Oct. 11 with a misdemeanor count of official oppression after allegedly asking an officer to cite resid

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-19 18:35:00

Connellsville teacher on leave after alleged misconduct with former student

A Connellsville High School teacher has been placed on unpaid leave after alleged misconduct with a former student. District solicitor Steven Toprani released the following statement: "The Connellsville Area School District received information of potential inappropriate actions with a teacher and

WPXI - 2017-09-20 22:44:07

Police: Man broke into Connellsville residence, sexually assaulted woman

A Connellsville man allegedly broke into a woman's house and sexually assaulted her Sept. 10, police said. Police issued an arrest warrant for Thomas L. Dean Jr., 24. The alleged victim had a protection-from-abuse order against him, police said. The Herald-Standard does not identify those who allege

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-18 16:05:00

Mon Valley men charged in second home invasion

MONONGAHELA - Two Mon Valley men who are in custody in connection with a home invasion in West Newton face another round of similar charges involving a Monongahela robbery on the same day last week. Monongahela police this week filed a string of charges against Dakota Richard Johnston, 22, of Don

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-19 20:32:28

Report: Mueller looking into documentation of Trump's actions as president

FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Mueller is using a grand jury in Washington as part of an investigation into potent

WJAC TV - 2017-09-20 15:32:17

Ivanka Trump discusses her postpartum depression

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ivanka Trump is talking about her experience with postpartum depression in a new interview. The senior White House adviser made the comment in an interview with "The Dr. Oz" show. Trump says that with "each of my three children I had some level of postpartum" and calls it a "very c

DERRICK - 2017-09-20 21:05:28

The Latest: Trump speaks with Mexican president after quake

The Latest on a major earthquake that has struck Mexico (all times local): 11:40 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken to the president of Mexico in the aftermath of a massive earthquake that struck that country. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says that Trump "had a lengthy call" wi

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-09-20 19:46:00

The Latest: Trump, King of Jordan talk terrorism

During his speech at the U.N. General Assembly, President Donald Trump called on countries to stop trade with North Korea and stop its nuclear program. He also targeted Iran, calling it a "reckless regime" that funds terrorism. (Sept. 19) AP White House Reporter Josh Lederman says President Donald T

DERRICK - 2017-09-20 14:16:42

Trump heard about Mideast peace as a boy, now wants to solve

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's been hearing about prospects for peace in the Middle East since he was "a little boy," and now an agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians seems within reach. But there are few tangible signs of progress. "There can be no promises, ob

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 20:07:49

NYT: Trump activities in office under direct scrutiny by Mueller

WASHINGTON - Special counsel Robert Mueller has asked the White House for documents related to some of the most scrutinized decisions made by President Donald Trump while in office, The New York Times reported Wednesday. TRENDING NOW: The Latest: Senators press administration on Iran deal The Latest

WPXI - 2017-09-20 19:47:10

Health care as a national unifier

Even Bernie Sanders must wonder whether the United States is ready for a universal, single-payer health care program. Nevertheless, the independent Vermont senator proposed such a program last week in the Senate, along with 16 Democrat co-sponsors. But with Republicans in charge in the House, Senate

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 13:30:00

Melania Trump to UN: 'Come together' for good of children

NEW YORK (AP) - First lady Melania Trump on Wednesday called on world leaders to come together for the good of their children, delivering her first public remarks at the United Nations as the White House works to strengthen its relationships abroad. Warning that children are closely watching their e

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 18:14:15

Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday. It is not clear exactly when the conversation took place,

DERRICK - 2017-09-20 11:42:22

Kenneka Jenkins' Story Echoes Those Of Other Missing Black Youth

Like the story of so many Black kids murdered or found dead, whose disappearancesare left unanswered, Kenneka Jenkins' death similarly produces collective panic and pain within Black communities in the U.S., because it hurts to lose our young people. Because it hurts to know some of our children sho

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-20 16:30:42

Study Confirms Hate Crimes Have Increased During Trump Era

President Donald Trump ushered in an era of pervasive hate crimes. A new study validates anecdotal evidence that has suggested for months that attacks targeting people because of their race, religion and sexuality have exploded. In an exclusive report on the study, the Huffington Post said the numbe

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-20 16:27:17

Former UPI executive sports editor Carnicelli dies at 75

MESA, Ariz. - Joe Carnicelli, the executive sports editor for United Press International in the 1970s and '80s who also covered boxing and the NFL, died. He was 75. He died of cancer Friday at his home, his family said. Carnicelli joined UPI after serving in the Army and worked at the news agen

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-20 00:19:05

Internal watchdog says EPA mismanaging toxic site cleanups

FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Cleanups at some U.S. hazardous waste sites have stopped or slowed down because the Environmental Protection Agency

DERRICK - 2017-09-20 00:09:18

The Mooch hints Tom Brady and Ivanka Trump might have dated, but they deny it

So, apparently former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is still stirring pots. This new one contains the ingredients of Ivanka Trump, Tom Brady and Brady's wife, model Gisele Bundchen. Remember back in April when the Patriots visited the White House to celebrate their Super Bow

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-09-19 23:49:00

Allegheny Valley School District moves forward with Acmetonia school construction

Updated less than a minute ago The Allegheny Valley School Board has agreed to buy a performance bond in order to ensure that construction on an Acmetonia Primary School addition and renovations can start soon. Board members on Monday evening took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the project

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-09-20 22:15:53

Weekend Turnpike Closure Forces 80-Mile Detour

BEAVER (KDKA) - White line to the right, barrier to the left. Driving the Pennsylvania Turnpike is pretty mindless work until someone decides to close the road. "I know in these areas it's not going to be an easy weekend," says turnpike CEO Mark Compton. The Pennsylvania Turnpike will close in both

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 01:45:00