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DUI checkpoints and patrols in Westmoreland this weekend

The task force consists of officers from 10 police departments including Latrobe, Jeannette, Southwest Greensburg, Mt. Pleasant, Seward and Ligonier borough and township.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-08-17 07:27:51

Uniontown football player removed from team after alleged hazing incident that injured player

School police are investigating the incident, which happened at camp and saw one student on the team suffer an ear injury, Superintendent Charles Machesky confirmed in an email to Pittsburgh's Action News 4.

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-16 19:38:00

Greensburg woman accused of raping 5-year-old boy, recording video, police say

Online dockets show that Corby Jo Kinzey, 24, was arraigned Wednesday on several felony counts, including rape of a child.

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-15 20:44:00

CHILD HIT BY TRAIN: Child struck by train, flown to hospital

DAWSON, Pa.- A child was struck by a train Wednesday morning in Dawson, Fayette County, emergency dispatchers said.

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Fayette County 911 center down due to reported lightning strike

UNIONTOWN, Pa. —Fayette County is experiencing a 911 outage due to an apparent lightning strike at the call center, emergency dispatchers said early Thursday evening.Anyone in the county who needs to report an emergency is asked to call 724-836-1551 instead of 911 until the situation can be resolved

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-16 22:06:00

Pending litigation puts winter sports at Connellsville in jeapordy

At this time of year, school directors normally approve a variety of supplemental contracts for teachers, who also serve as coaches, advisers and other roles throughout the year.Connellsville area directors did that at the board’s regular meeting, but pending litigation with two coaches prevented th

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-08-16 17:02:00

Grand jury report paints horrifying picture of unforgiveable sexual abuse

–– According to the Catholic Church, there are four aspects of forgiving sins. Confession, penance and absolution are the easy ones. Contrition is hard. Contrition is not saying what you did wrong. It’s knowing in your heart that you did wrong, and resolving to do better. The church needs contritio

DAILY COURIER - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

PENNSYLVANIA MEASLES OUTBREAK: CDC issues health warning

So far 107 people have become sickened by the illness in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and the District of Columbia.

WPXI - 2018-08-16 01:59:52

Bullskin residents complain about property damage

Cracked driveways, ruined grass and destroyed shrubs were among the complaints heard by the Bullskin Township/ Connellsville Township Joint Sewer Authority this week. Residents expressed their concerns involving the contractor handling the current sewage project, S&E Utility Contractors of Harrison

DAILY COURIER - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

State police investigating rash of thefts from vehicles in Mount Pleasant

Patrick L. Halfhill, 53, of Mount Pleasant reported to police his Smith & Wesson .38 Special revolver was stolen from his vehicle parked at 579 Ridgeview Road between 9 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. Tuesday.

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-08-16 16:45:00

Uniontown Redevelopment Authority wants to revamp Marshall Park

The Uniontown Redevelopment Authority is working on preliminary plans to revamp the city's Marshall Park.Authority Chairman Paul Palya said that he and authority Executive Director Mark Rafail were exploring the possibility of beginning a project to revitalize the park, which he called “kind of a sa

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-08-16 16:45:00

Severely emaciated, flea-infested dog reportedly found in Walmart parking lot in Hempfield Township

"After three hours of being on heated blankets, heated towels, we finally got his body temperature up to 92 degrees, so he was below 92 degrees when he came in," Fritz said.

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-16 01:06:00

Individuals dismissed as defendants in Fayette County prison lawsuit

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.

DAILY COURIER

Decomposed body found in Elizabeth Township woods

ELIZABETH TOWNSHIP, Pa. —A body found in a wooded area of Elizabeth Township was in "advanced stages of decomposition," an Allegheny County spokeswoman said Tuesday.County homicide detectives were sent to the scene near the 900 block of Smithfield Street for an investigation, county spokeswoman Amie

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Chocoholics Rejoice: At Hershey’s TownePlace Suites, You Can Bake Brownies in Your Private Kitchen after Hitting Hersheypark

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 16, 2018--How sweet!MCR, the seventh-largest hotel owner-operator in the United States, has acquired the 107-roomTownePlace Suites Harrisburg Hershey.

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-08-16 11:57:09

Woman charged with assaulting trooper

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.

DAILY COURIER

CATHOLIC GRAND JURY REPORT: Investigation launched into allegations former DA blocked clergy child abuse prosecutions

Wallace will have more from her interview with Masters, including what he remembers about allegations against local priests, on Channel 11 News starting at 5 p.m.

WPXI - 2018-08-15 19:45:04

S. Connellsville solicitor to look into investigation of $186,000 in missing funds

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.

DAILY COURIER

1 flown to hospital from New Stanton crash

Updated less than a minute agoOne person was flown by medical helicopter following a one-vehicle crash in New Stanton, emergency dispatchers said Tuesday night.The crash was reported at 7:37 p.m. on the 800 block of South Center Avenue near the First Commonwealth Bank, according to Westmoreland Coun

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW

Grand jury: Evidence of child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests, report calls for elimination of statute of limitations

HARRISBURG – More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of predator Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday.

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