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Police arrest man with pellet guns at Connellsville's Carnegie Library

A Connellsville man was arrested Monday after employees at the Carnegie Free Library in Connellsville called police after noticing the man seemed to be going in and out of consciousness. Connellsville Police Chief Bill Hammerle told council at their monthly meeting that once they located the man, la

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-03-21 14:41:00

Snow hitting Fayette County during Wednesday morning storm

Snow was falling on Wednesday morning as winter weather hit Fayette County. Early in the morning in Connellsville, drivers found main roads to be mostly wet and passable. However, more snow was expected to fall throughout the morning and into the day. Snow was falling on Wednesday morning as winte

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-21 09:11:00

Greensburg man tells police, 'I'm on heroin,' after 20-mile chase on snowy roads

Updated 6 minutes ago A Greensburg man admitted he was high on heroin during a high-speed, 20-mile police chase on snowy roads early Wednesday, according to city police. David Wayne Negich, 51, allegedly fled a traffic stop in Greensburg at 2 a.m. and ultimately rammed a city officer's cruiser in

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 18:15:59

Man held for court in Masontown homicide

A McClellandtown man was held for court on homicide charges for allegedly shooting another man in Masontown Jan. 15. Christopher C. Shellhammer, 30, of Main Street allegedly shot 39-year-old Shane Michael Henrick after a reported altercation at 335 Peach Street. Shellhammer's attorney, Shane Gannon,

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-03-21 21:41:00

Uniontown High School student arrested for shooting threat

An 18-year-old Uniontown High School student was arrested Monday for allegedly making threats about a school shooting reportedly planned for Tuesday. Tate Nathanial Ternitsky of Belle Vernon told investigators he had no intentions of hurting anyone, and did not have weapons. Police searched his bag,

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-03-20 15:33:00

Greene County man sentenced to 338 years in prison for producing child pornography

A federal judge told a Clarksville man sentenced to 338 years behind bars Tuesday that his production of child pornography with a young girl was the "worst of its kind" that she'd seen, calling it "an entirely heinous crime." "It's hard to know what to say to you. You committed indefensible conduct,

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-03-20 21:31:00

Connellsville council hears plans for 3-D mural, lantern launch

Buy Now Connellsville council approved allowing local artist Brandi Bee to create a 3-D mural in Yough Park under the Memorial Bridge at no cost to the city. Bee, a native of Adelaide, displayed ideas for the mural at council's Tuesday meeting.Rachel Basinger A group of parishioners at Central Fello

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-03-21 15:07:00

Police: S. Greensburg woman ordered to jail after alleged stabbing

Updated less than a minute ago A 32-year-old woman was charged with allegedly stabbing a man inside her Southwest Greensburg apartment Tuesday with a "small butcher's cleaver" during an argument, police said. Shanell L. Morris was arraigned Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault, simple assau

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 18:15:58

Uniontown woman charged in fatal DUI crash

A Uniontown woman charged in a crash that killed her her passenger reportedly told police she "doesn't care about life." Stacey Nicole Clark, 28, of Varndell Street was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and Suboxone when she crashed near 772 Woodside Oldframe Road in Nicholson Townshi


District Judge Mark Wilson to be mentored for violating court rules

District Judge Mark Wilson will be overseen by a mentor as punishment for jailing the mayor of Monongahela in what should have been a civil matter, and for other conduct violations. The state Court of Judicial Discipline on Friday that District Judge Jay Weller in North Strabane Township will overse

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-03-20 12:39:00

Inmate who escaped from Greene Couty jail pleads to federal gun charge

The Dilliner man who escaped from Greene County jail in December 2015 pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges for illegally possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. Waylon Hanlan Jr., 30, pleaded guilty in federal court to three charges of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney S

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-03-21 04:30:00

With a low-key show, 'Weird Al' sells out Greensburg's Palace Theatre

Updated 24 minutes ago "Weird Al" Yankovic's fans have been warned in advance. Before the comedian, musician and king of hilarious parodies that poke fun at modern culture embarked on his current tour, he issued a disclaimer on his website: "Please note: this is a scaled-down tour in smaller, m

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 01:00:09

Water-authority work in South Greensburg will affect residents near Hunter Rd., Kicker Ln.

Updated 3 minutes ago A Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County water project will leave several South Greensburg residents with low or no water pressure on Wednesday morning. Authority officials announced that crews would be working on water-service connections in the area of Hunter Road begi

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-20 21:18:55

Western Pa. prepared as winter storm expected to bring several inches of snow

Channel 11 road with PennDOT Tuesday night as they loaded trucks with salt and got on their trucks to head out into the winter weather. There are currently 65 crews on the roads. Starting at 8 p.m., empty CDL-weighted trucks, tractors hauling double trailers, or empty tractors. passenger vehicles pu

WPXI - 2018-03-21 03:47:39

Two tractor-trailers crash minutes, miles apart on Pennsylvania Turnpike

Updated 5 minutes ago A pair of tractor-trailers crashed a few miles and a few minutes apart as wintry weather struck the Pennsylvania Turnpike outside Donegal Tuesday morning, authorities said. The first truck crashed off the eastbound highway and over an embankment at about 11:23 a.m. at milepo

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-20 15:51:51

Lawsuit filed following accidental shooting death of teenager in Mount Pleasant

The parents of a 14-year-old boy who was killed in an accidental shooting two years ago are now suing Springfield Armory and Saloom Department Store, saying they made and sold firearms without feasible safety features. J.R. Gustafson died following the accidental shooting at a home in Mount Pleasan

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-20 09:15:00

Body found at Ohiopyle along river

The body of a man was discovered by hikers Sunday afternoon in Ohiopyle along the middle Youghiogheny River, officials said. An autopsy was scheduled Monday afternoon to determine his identity and how he died. There was no indication on the scene of what caused the man's death or what he had been do


Robbery leads to fight, arrests in Wilkinsburg

Two people in custody after guns and cash were dropped in the street Updated: 5:28 AM EDT Mar 20, 2018 A robbery at a home in Wilkinsburg led to a fight and then two arrests. The incident happened early Tuesday morning along North Avenue. The robbery led to an apparent fight in the street. The

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-20 09:28:00

Almost 5,000 without power in Uniontown area

Almost 5,000 West Penn Power customers in the Uniontown area are without electricity following a blown transformer in South Union Township, officials confirmed. The outage has resulted in lights not working along Morgantown Street, officials said, and traffic has backed up in the area. Officials sai


Manor traffic stop lands 2 women in jail on multiple drug charges

Updated 2 minutes ago Manor Police made a traffic stop when a vehicle ran a stop sign Friday and arrested two Allegheny County women for allegedly possessing more than a brick of heroin, ecstasy pills, cocaine and marijuana, according to court documents. Officer Scott Urias reported that he saw a