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State Police Respond To Officer-Involved Shooting In Fayette Co.

UNIONTOWN (KDKA) — State police responded to an officer-involved shooting in Fayette County on Sunday afternoon.It happened just before 5:30 p.m. in the 400 block of Hopwood Fairchance Road near Uniontown.State Police Uniontown are on scene of an officer involved shooting along Hopwood-Fairchance Rd

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-17 19:20:38

Coroner at motorcycle crash scene in North Fayette

NORTH FAYETTE, Pa —The coroner is at a motorcycle crash site in North Fayette.According to emergency responders, the incident happened along Route 22 eastbound near the Hankey Farms exit on Sunday afternoon.AdvertisementThere are lane restrictions in the area.Pittsburgh's Action News 4will bring you

WTAE.COM - 2018-06-17 19:37:00

Fayette County Housing Authority charges more than $44,000 to collection loss

The Fayette County Housing Authority approved charging more than $44,000 in vacated accounts to collection loss at its regular monthly meeting Thursday.The total to be charged off amounted to $44,220 among 13 site accounts as of June 1, including a high of $10,995 at East View Terrace in Uniontown a

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-06-18 06:00:00

Uniontown man alleges he was evicted after tornado

A Uniontown man has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming he was evicted from his apartment for back rent allegedly owed by his late mother.Joshua Peterson, 20, alleged PennRose Properties, LLC, which runs Laurel Estates in North Union Township, kicked him out of the hotel in which he and other

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-06-18 06:00:00

Hopwood Fairchance road closed off in South Union Township

Authorities declined to immediately confirm Sunday afternoon what caused a portion of Hopwood Fairchance Road to be closed off near Reservoir Hill Road in South Union Township.Emergency personnel at the scene declined comment, as did Fayette County District Attorney Rich Bower and Uniontown state po

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-06-17 22:41:00

Another fire reported at Cherry Lane Estates

Somerset, Listie, Friedens, and Rockwood fire departments were dispatched at 12:12 a.m. to a structure fire at 197 Cherry Lane, with crews tearing down parts of the back half of the trailer. The vacant Somerset structure was originally set on fire Wednesday, with officials believing it was the same

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-06-18 07:05:00

3 dead after Osaka hit with massive 6.1 magnitude earthquake

PM Abe stresses rescuing lives is of utmost importance. He tells reporters at 0859 local time an hour after the big earthquake in Osaka.He says the government is trying to gather information on damage, prepare for rescue and relief, and inform the latest to the public— michiyo ishida (@MichiyoCNA)Ju

WPXI - 2018-06-18 10:12:17

2 Facing Charges After Missing Person Scare At Yough River

“There was just a drowning [at the river] not too long ago. Things can happen so quickly. You jump in, hit your head on a rock, and this river is known for its strong undertow,” she said.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-16 18:31:02

Accident involving motorcycle, truck blocks traffic on Route 66 near Greensburg

Updated 2 minutes agoThe northbound lanes of Route 66 in Westmoreland County are blocked after an accident involving a motorcycle.The accident happened just before 1 p.m. between the Arona Road and West Newton exits.Turnpike Traffic Alert on Pennsylvania Turnpike PA 66 northbound between Exit 1 - Ar


Fayette County man charged by state agents in Hempfield sex sting

Updated less than a minute agoA 48-year-old Fayette County man thought he had arranged a meeting Wednesday night to have sex with a 14-year-old Hempfield Township boy, but was instead met by agents from Attorney General Josh Shapiro's office.Kelly L. Harrington of Normalville was arraigned in Westmo


Liberty Bridge appears to have reopened to traffic early

‘The Jerry Springer Show' ends production after 27 years'Jeopardy!' winner could get prison for sneaking into emails7-meter-long python swallows Indonesian womanVIDEO: Firefighters douse flames at West Mifflin homePosted DetoursInbound Liberty BridgeTake Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) northboundT

WPXI - 2018-06-17 12:36:03

Fayette Hall of Fame banquet has a little bit of everything

Buy NowThe Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame inducted its 10th class at its annual banquet on Saturday evening at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. Pictured above are (seated, from left) Jane Shuck (representing the late Dave Shuck), Kristi Leskinen, Beth Swink, Netty DiVirgilio (representing

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-06-17 10:45:00

Toxic Plant That Can Cause Blindness Found In Pennsylvania

— A noxious, alien and invasive plant that looks like Queen Anne’s lace on steroids – giant hogweed — is causing some concerns after being found in multiple states, including Pennsylvania.


Alleged LaFayette American Legion arsonist brought to PA after arrest in West Virginia

Buy NowJames V. Shaffer Jr., 38, of Fairchance is escorted by Tpr. Justin W. Handlin to the Fayette County Booking Center Friday afternoon. Shaffer is charged with arson for allegedly causing nearly $1 million to Lafayette American Legion Post 51 in South Union Township.Alyssa Choiniere | Herald-Sta


'Family first, then hunting'

As soon as Matthew Houser learned to walk, he learned to help his father scout during hunting season on their family farm in Smock.On Monday, Matthew helped his dad, Vaughn Houser walk up a ramp to the tree stand he built as a Father’s Day present a few years ago, when a rare muscle disease began st

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-06-17 06:30:00

$400K jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket sold in Westmoreland County

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Westmoreland County for the June 14, drawing matched all five balls drawn — 07-09-21-27-29 — to win $400,000, less withholding.


Former bookkeeper at Jeannette company accused with theft of $76K, cops say

Staci E. Cantor, 48, of Jeannette, is charged with 9 counts of theft by unlawful taking, two counts of access device fraud and one count of forgery in connection with the alleged thefts from Atlas Electrical Contracting Inc.


Connellsville Township takes stand against state proposal on tax collection

Connellsville Township is going on record opposing a state House resolution calling for the state to take over the collection of earned income tax. That is currently a local function overseen in each county by a tax collection committee since 2008, township solicitor Jack Purcell said. “At one tim


Couple charged with dragging Mt. Pleasant toddler's mother in custody dispute, cops say

The child's father, Joshua S. Lucot, 21, of Rostraver Township, and a companion, Anastasia D. Kaefer, 21, of Scottdale, were ordered held in the Westmoreland County Prison on $15,000 bond after they were arraigned Tuesday on multiple criminal charges in connection with the incident.


Customers accuse woman of not delivering on sales from at-home parties

IRWIN, Pa.- A local woman already convicted of theft is accused of ripping off even more clients selling products through at-home parties.According to former customers, the woman was a Scentsy consultant in Westmoreland County.Tonight on Channel 11 News at 6 p.m., we're talking to former clients and