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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.

WPXI - 2018-12-15 19:29:11

Shade tops Ligonier Valley, claims Mountain Cat championship

On paper, Ligonier Valley should have been the heavy favorite in Saturday’s Mountain Cat Tournament boys basketball championship against Shade at Pitt-Johnstown. The Panthers (3-1) ignored the Rams’ No. 4 state ranking in Class AAA and never allowed the contest to be close, cruising to an 81-59 vict

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-12-16 05:12:00

Three men charged in double homicide

Three men have been charged in the deaths of two men whose remains were found along Ligonier Pike in Conemaugh Township last year. Devon Wyrick, 24, of Columbus, Ohio, and Samson Washington, 26, who is being held in the Somerset County Jail, were both charged with two counts each of criminal homicid

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-12-12 20:44:00

Police: Man Caught Smuggling Heroin To Patient At Personal Care Home

NORTH HUNTINGDON (KDKA) — Police have arrested a man who allegedly smuggled heroin into a Westmoreland County personal care home to deliver to a patient. Police say the staff at the Grove Personal Care facility on Maus Road in North Huntingdon first noticed the suspect, 32-year-old Ross Lisi of Squi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-17 21:14:35

Attorney General's Office will retry Westmoreland Co. sheriff after mistrial declared

The Office of Attorney General Shapiro will retry Westmoreland County Sheriff Jonathan Held on the same charges that went to a jury last week. A mistrial was declared in the public corruption trial after a bizarre scene played out on Friday afternoon when, moments after jurors found Held guilty, a j

WPXI - 2018-12-10 17:42:27

Fire Destroys Club Next to Pennsylvania Firehouse

AVONMORE, Pa. (WTAE) - Crews battled a fully involved fire at the Avonmore Italian Club in Westmoreland County before it was ruled a total loss. The Avonmore Fire Department is next door to the club, but even with a quick response, officials said the fire spread too fast.

FIREFIGHTERNATION.COM - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

Westmoreland County sheriff found guilty, then juror changes mind in court chaos

GREENSBURG, Pa. — A jury told a judge they found a western Pennsylvania sheriff guilty of corruption, but one juror changed his mind in the middle of proceedings and a mistrial was declared.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-12-08 00:16:00

2018 South Side Questions: Feelings On Steelers’ Chances Vs Saints?

The Pittsburgh Steelers are out of Latrobe and back at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, also referred to as the South Side Facility. We are already into the regular season, where everything is magnified and, you know, actually counts. The team is working through the highs and lows and dramas that go

STEELERS DEPOT - 2018-12-18 10:00:05

Pennsylvania man tells telemarketer: Someone has been 'tied up and gagged'

A trick on a telemarketer went wrong when police responded to a person's house under the ruse that someone had been “tied up and gagged.” On Dec. 13, police performed a welfare check on a person in a home in the 200 block of Spring Meadows Road in East Manchester Township, York County.

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2018-12-17 15:50:00

Code Red: Feral cat controversy in Smithfield, Pennsylvania leaves cats without shelter

A huge feral cat controversy is taking place in Smithfield, Pennsylvania. This could lead to criminal charges against a group that has been helping the cats for over ten years as well as against the leader of the business park where the cats live who has had the cat shelters destroyed.

PICTURES-OF-CATS.ORG - 2018-12-16 22:50:26

Report of shots fired ends in arrests

Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. - An initial report of shots fired ends in police making three drug arrests. The incident happened shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday night on Bedford Street in Johnstown.

WTAJ - 2018-12-17 17:38:00

IGTNT: The Loss of a 19 year-old Soldier From Pennsylvania in Afghanistan Last Week

I Got The News Today (IGTNT), which is one of the oldest continuous series on Daily Kos, provides members of this community a venue to pay their respects to those who have died as a result of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan as well in Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation

DAILY KOS - 2018-12-17 01:14:00

What are hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreation worth in Pennsylvania?

Outdoor recreation in Pennsylvania, ranging from hunting and fishing to hiking and camping to motorcycle riding and off roading, generated $26.9 billion in economic activity in 2016, supporting 391,813 jobs, according to a new economic study.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-12-17 12:00:00

GOP alarmed after their party imploded in Pennsylvania: ‘People were just disgusted with Republicans’

President Donald Trump needs Pennsylvania if he hopes to win a second term — but the state’s Republican Party is reeling and mired in an internal power struggle. Trump — who won there by less than a percentage point — was the first Republican to carry Pennsylvania since 1988, but the state’s GOP may

RAW STORY - 2018-12-17 15:42:21

Family: Victim on phone with her mother when killed near newborn in Pennsylvania – WABC-TV

Family: Victim on phone with her mother when killed near newborn in Pennsylvania WABC-TV Police believe Tyrese Lynch shot Isis Williams in the head with her 5-day-old daughter in a crib just steps away early Friday morning.

PHILADELPHIA INFORMER - 2018-12-17 16:56:46

Former Steeler James Harrison calls out Mike Tomlin for struggles

If you want honesty, you know you can always ask former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and you are going to get it. TMZ Sports spoke to Harrison and he laid it all out there when it comes to why this team is losing football games and he didn’t exclude head coach Mike Tomlin for not ut

USA TODAY - 2018-12-16 15:54:31

2018 South Side Questions: Will James Conner Play Sunday?

The Pittsburgh Steelers are out of Latrobe and back at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, also referred to as the South Side Facility. We are already into the regular season, where everything is magnified and, you know, actually counts. The team is working through the highs and lows and dramas that go

STEELERS DEPOT - 2018-12-15 10:00:58

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

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-15 18:29:10

Somerset attorney questions DOC policy on inmate mail

SOMERSET – One Somerset County attorney is crying foul over the state Department of Corrections’ new policy for processing inmate mail. Under the new policy, state prison inmates receive copies of mail after it is processed by the DOC.

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-12-17 03:00:00

Pennsylvania Adds 28 Farms, Nearly 2,000 Acres to Nation-Leading Farmland Preservation Program

HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania’s Agricultural Land Preservation Board recently safeguarded 1,974 additional acres on 28 farms in 14 counties through the state’s nation-leading farmland preservation program.

MYCHESCO - 2018-12-16 09:00:35