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Fire damages duplex in Jeannette, no injuries reported

Three fire departments responded. While the fire was under control, firefighters were still on the scene as of about 4:30 a.m. Monday, trying to get to hot spots with foam and get the fire fully put out, the dispatcher said.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-08-20 04:33:15

Police car struck by rolling SUV stolen from Kennywood parking lot

DUQUESNE, Pa.- An SUV stolen from Kennywood’s parking lot struck a Duquesne police car Sunday night when the driver left it in gear and got out, police said.

WPXI - 2018-08-20 09:18:53

JEANNETTE FIRE: Flames spread through duplex in Jeannette

JEANNETTE, Pa.- Flames spread through a duplex in Jeannette overnight Sunday, drawing the response of more than 50 firefighters.

WPXI - 2018-08-20 09:44:26

Fire burns out of control at Jeannette home

JEANNETTE, Pa. —A hoarding situation caused difficulties for firefighters at a duplex in Jeannette.The first call came in just before midnight Sunday to the home on Division Street.Advertisement"We launched an interior attack initially," said Chief Bill Frye. "We encountered some heavy hoarding cond

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-20 09:05:00

Editorial: Westmoreland Co. fair gives farmers their day in the sun

People know, on some level, that the milk on their cereal, the tomatoes on their sandwiches, the burger between those buns all started out in a field somewhere. But it’s easy to forget about it when the milk’s in a cold plastic jug, the tomatoes are wrapped in plastic and the beef is piled up on sty

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-08-19 21:03:56

2 Additional Arrests Made In Connection To Video Of Woman Allegedly Raping 5-Year-Old

Investigators arrested Charles Jason Hunter, of Greensburg, on Friday and charged him with a list of sex crimes, including rape of a child. Detectives say he was behind the production of the video. His alleged motive for the shocking incident was financial gain.


Police officer alerts firefighters to burning van inside Pitcairn garage

PITCAIRN, Pa. —A police officer alerted firefighters to a burning van inside a Pitcairn garage.The officer spotted smoke coming from the garage just before 4:00 A.M. Monday morning along Broadway Boulevard.AdvertisementResidents were evacuated, but were allowed to return after the fire was brought u

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-20 11:24:00

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.


Aldi to sell wine, cheese Advent calendars this fall

Remember when you thought the chocolate-filled ones were fun?: via@TastingTable— ALDI USA (@AldiUSA)August 15, 2018

WPXI - 2018-08-18 23:33:54

High school notebook: Latrobe to recognize '68 championship team

A committee of Latrobe alumni formed a scholarship in honor of the coach of the title-winning team, Chuck Findley, and will host a kickoff dinner fundraiser next Saturday at Huber Hall in Latrobe.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-08-18 18:03:52

LYME DISEASE: Lyme disease patients experiencing symptoms after thinking they were cured

"I remember getting a tick bite and having a bullseye rash on my rib cage. It was classic, too," she said.

WPXI - 2018-08-20 03:31:34

Ligonier Twp. house fire investigated

The house was not destroyed, but the fire burnt a hole through the side of the house on Cool Springs Lane, near Ruthie’s Diner east of Ligonier Borough, said Darlington Fire Chief Robert McDowell. The fire was reported shortly before 10 p.m.


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The nonprofit organization partners with area law enforcement, first responders, businesses, health care and educational groups to provide information on maintaining a safe environment for youth. There will be demonstrations, family-friendly activities and food. The event is free and open to the pub

DAILY ITEM - 2018-08-19 20:06:14

Water main break shuts down section of Route 981 in Latrobe

The break occurred not far from the fire department’s No. 6 station and caused the road surface to buckle and lift, Brasile said. “In some places it’s actually higher than the curb,” he said.


Man United women's team off to winning start

"These girls have put an absolute shift in for six weeks," Stoney said. "They have been thrown together, completely new at a new club with new processes, and to go out there and dig deep at times and show a bit of character was really pleasing."

WPXI - 2018-08-19 18:17:29

Controller realized that Flight 93 hijacked

“I was pretty sure it wasn’t the crew after the first few transmissions, especially when they said they had a bomb on board,” Werth said, adding that Flight 93 was the only aircraft that did not return his call. “I started to call all the other aircraft just to make sure that I was talking with all

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-08-20 01:42:00

PennDOT, police urge motoists to stay safe

• When the bus is moving, always stay in your seat and never put your head, arms or hands out of the window.

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-08-19 04:59:00

Search of Latrobe murder scene turns up $12,000 cash stowed in gym bag

A search of the Latrobe home and property where 20-year-old Daniel McNerny was gunned down nearly three years ago turned up a canvas gym bag containing $12,000 in cash, an investigator testified Thursday.


Open your heart to victims of abuse

“We are sick,” they wrote, “over all the crimes that will go unpunished and uncompensated.”

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-08-19 06:00:00

Grand jury report renews calls to change Pennsylvania statute of limitations

Next month, state legislators are expected to vote on a bill that would eliminate the statute of limitations of criminal sex abuse cases, and allow victims to come forward on civil cases until they're 50 years old.