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Crews battling fully involved fire in Westmoreland County
AVONMORE BORO, Pa. - Crews are battling a fully involved fire in Westmoreland County, 911 dispatchers confirm to Channel 11. If you want to receive BREAKING ALERTS, please download our WPXI News App.
Man sentenced in traffic death of 8-year-old
GREENSBURG — A Burrell Township man faces up to 10 years in prison for his guilty plea to charges stemming from the traffic death of an 8-year-old Westmoreland County boy two years ago on Route 22 in Derry Township.
Avonmore Italian Club Damaged In Massive Fire
AVONMORE, Pa. (KDKA) — Massive flames shot through the roof of the Avonmore Italian Club in Westmoreland County on Saturday morning. The Italian Club was left with a huge hole in the building after the roof collapsed during the fire. Chief John Shaffer was a few blocks away at home when the call cam
Serious Penn Township Crash Injures Multiple Motorists
At least two people, including one child, have been injured as a result of an accident Friday afternoon in Penn Township. The call came into the Butler County 911 Center just before 4 p.m. for a two vehicle crash in the 200 block of Dinnerbell Road near Rockdale Road and Shelbourne Personal Care.
Police: Man Exposed Himself To Female Gas Station Employee
IRWIN (KDKA) — State police say what one man allegedly did the Valero gas station in Irwin can be summed up in a few words like disgusting and unspeakable. Investigators say the male exposed himself to the female clerk on duty, allegedly preparing for the act before he even entered the store.
Cignetti takes job at James Madison
HARRISONBURG, Va. — Curt Cignetti is on the move again. Cignetti, who left IUP two years ago to coach at Elon (N.C.), left that job to take over at James Madison, where he received a six-year contract. No other terms were disclosed.
Pa. bishop thanks people for prayers, ‘kind words’ during illness
GREENSBURG, Pa. (CNS) — Bishop Edward C. Malesic of Greensburg has posted a video thank-you to the people of the diocese for their support during his recent illness, which included many cards and messages on social media.
Workers injured in MarkWest explosion believed to have been cleaning pipeline
HOUSTON - Four workers injured Thursday night at the MarkWest Energy natural gas processing plant in Chartiers Township are believed to have been cleaning a pipeline when vapors caught fire and ignited other combustible materials, Washington County Public Safety Director Jeff Yates said Friday.
Multiple reports of threats being made across Pennsylvania deemed a hoax
PENNSYLVANIA. (WJAC) — Reports of several bomb threats surfaced across Pennsylvania Thursday afternoon. State authorities believe the threats, sent by email, are a part of a nationwide hoax.
Suspended police chief pleads in teen sex solicitation case
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A suspended western Pennsylvania police chief has pleaded guilty to soliciting sex from an undercover agent posing as a teenager. Forty-one-year-old suspended Leechburg chief Michael Diebold pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony counts of statutory sexual assault, attempted statuto
Man sentenced in fatal crash
GREENSBURG — A New Alexandria man was sentenced to 11ﾽ to 23 months in jail and an additional two years of probation Tuesday for causing a crash that claimed the life of a Blairsville woman two years ago in Westmoreland County.
Pennsylvania Woman in Critical Condition After Bear Attacked, Dragged Her While She Was Walking Dog
A Pennsylvania woman has been left in critical condition following a bear attack outside her Lycoming County home on Wednesday evening, officials say. Melinda LeBarron was attacked on her property at around 6:45 p.m., WNEP-TV reported. She was grabbed on the leg by a black bear and pulled nearly 90
Missing woman's estranged boyfriend indicted on unrelated federal gun charges
PITTSBURGH - The estranged boyfriend of missing Latrobe woman Cassandra Gross was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on federal firearms violations. Thomas Stanko, 48, is facing a two-count indictment, U.S. Attorney Scott Brady’s office announced.
Lands considered for conservation in Centre County
State College - Penn State announced its working with the Clearwater Conservancy to conserve the Musser Gap Valley lands. The 365 acre property owned by the university includes walking trails, which may eventually connect to the future site of Whitehall Road Regional Park. That park is currently und
The 14 True Phases Of Surviving A Pennsylvania Winter
Old Man Winter’s knocking on our door. Whether we want to answer or not, he’s going to come barging in like an unwelcome guest. Then, without fail, he’ll ruin our plans, often at the last minute, and overstay his welcome. We’ll complain, implore him to leave, and start begging Mother Nature to allow
Explosion at MarkWest Energy in Washington, Pennsylvania
Police and other emergency services in Pennsylvania are responding to an explosion and fire at the MarkWest Energy facility in Washington County, local officials say. Multiple people have been injured.
Pennsylvania woman attacked by black bear
MONTGOMERY, Pa. (WHTM) - Pennsylvania game wardens are trying to capture a black bear that attacked and seriously injured a woman in Lycoming County. Officials told WNEP-TV the woman was outside her home with her dog when the bear grabbed her leg and dragged her more than 80 yards Wednesday night.
Crews Battle City House Fire
Firefighters are battling a house fire in the city of Butler on Wednesday morning. Crews were alerted of the fire about 9:30 a.m., according to the Butler County 911 Center. The two-story, red brick home sits in the 200 block of West Penn Street, across from Emily Brittain Elementary.
Joe Otto | How should America respond to the Trump(et) call?
While we live in a world ultimately controlled by our creator/God, the world is currently allowed to be under the influence and power of Satan, the Prince of the Air. However, there will soon come a time when God’s kingdom will be the sole government existent on a renewed Earth.
First Energy Reminds Customers of Available Assistance Programs to Help with Winter Bills
GREENSBURG – With cold weather now affecting the region, financial assistance programs are available for FirstEnergy Corp. customers in Pennsylvania who need help with winter heating bills.