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19-year-old man injured in Connellsville bar shooting
A Uniontown teen was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital after he was shot at Mile Marker bar in Connellsville early Friday. William Greenawalt Jr., 19, suffered injuries which did not appear to be life threatening. He was shot once and taken to Highlands Hospital by a private vehicle, before police arri
Uniontown parents charged with abuse of baby girl
A Uniontown couple is facing felony child abuse charges after their infant daughter was found unresponsive with her lips turning blue in March. Mother Faith Franks of 36 Wilson Avenue and father Nakash A. Scarlett of Lenox Street, both 28, were charged Tuesday following a lengthy police investigatio
Man charged with brandishing gun at Woodview Terrace apartment
A Uniontown man is facing charges after he allegedly pointed a gun at four people inside a North Union Township home and threatened to kill them. State police said they found Joseph George Yeagley, 26, of Summit View Drive inside 106 Woodview Terrace on a couch next to a holstered handgun at about 1
'The victims are heroes,' says Uniontown Fight Club instructor
Members of Uniontown Fight Club are taking a decisive stand with the women who reported they were sexually assaulted by the club's former leader, said an instructor. "The victims are heroes," said instructor Tommy Costa. "We don't want it to be something that gets swept under the rug, or something w
Burlington Coat Factory to close at Uniontown Mall
Another anchor store is preparing to close at Uniontown Mall. Burlington Coat Factory is slated to close Jan. 18 and thus become the third anchor store at the mall to close since the start of last year.
Rendu Services closed, but charitable spirit lives on in Fayette County
The closure of Rendu Services in Fayette County has brought forth others to pick up the mission of the ministry dedicated to helping those in need. Sister Nancy Cassidy, president of Rendu, said they’ve passed over the organization’s food pantry to the New Life Baptist Church in Dunbar, while severa
Pickup truck hits North Union house in early morning crash
A pickup truck hit a North Union Township home on Pittsburgh Road near the Route 119 interchange at about 1 a.m. Tuesday, causing structural damage to the porch. Two females were taken to Uniontown Hospital by Fayette EMS, according to state police. Information on their injuries was not immediately
Teen says friend's brother raped her on couch next to his sleeping girlfriend
PITTSBURGH - A 16-year-old girl spending the night at a friend’s house woke up to find her friend’s brother touching her before he held her down and raped her, she told police.
Man survives five hours in submerged car after crashing in river
SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. - A California man is lucky to be alive surviving inside a submerged car for nearly five hours. Authorities in Siskiyou County say he crashed into the Klamath River Wednesday around 3 a.m. The California Highway Patrol says it didn't get a call until around 5:30 a.m.
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.
Uniontown Fight Club trainer charged with sexually assaulting teen
A 49-year-old Uniontown Fight Club trainer was charged Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old club member repeatedly in 2010. William Kenneth Bosley Jr. of Uniontown was charged by state police with eight counts each of statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercours
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
Vikings open season with 108-60 road victory
The Mount Pleasant boys swimming team opened the season in convincing fashion Thursday night, winning a non-conference victory on the road at Uniontown, 108-60. The Red Raiders won only one event with Alex Eitner taking the diving competition with 126.20 points.
Police report rash of thefts from vehicles in Uniontown, South Union
Local police are investigating near-daily reports of thefts from vehicles in Uniontown and South Union Township, which began in the summer and increased in recent weeks. "The entire city has been a victim of this crime," said Uniontown City Police Lt. Tom Kolencik.
Game wardens say a bear attacked a woman outside her home in Pennsylvania and dragged her
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Game wardens say a bear attacked a woman outside her home in Pennsylvania and dragged her more than 80 yards (73 meters). The attack happened Wednesday in Muncy Creek Township, which is located about 16 miles (25 kilometers) east of Williamsport.
Give-A-Christmas fund that benefits Salvation Army now stands at $3,515
The Give-A-Christmas fund now stands at $3,515 as Herald-Standard readers donated another $95 to the campaign. “We appreciate every donation,’’ said Sparkle, the Christmas star, who is campaign mascot. “Please remember that the fund benefits the Salvation Army in this area, so we’d like to raise $15
Uniontown holds off Washington's second-half charge
Uniontown held a 12-point halftime advantage and held off Washington for a 61-55 non-section victory on Wednesday at AJ Everhart Memorial Gymnasium in boys basketball action. The Red Raiders (2-1) were coming off a tough overtime loss at Hempfield on Tuesday but showed no ill effects in jumping out
Greene County father charged with assaulting infant
A Franklin Township father reportedly told police he intentionally dropped his son three times after the infant got sick and wouldn’t stop crying. Richard A. Riley, 28, is in the Greene County Prison on $150,000 bond, charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and endangering the welfare of chi
Police warn drivers to slow down at five corners intersection following spike in crashes
Police are increasing patrols and warning drivers to slow down at the five corners intersection in Uniontown, where three pedestrians were hit in less than two months. "We're just encouraging drivers to pay attention and slow down," said Uniontown City Police Lt. Tom Kolencik.
Local health centers among those to distribute free naloxone this week
As part of a statewide effort for Stop Overdoses Week, local health centers will be among those giving out free naloxone doses this Thursday. Centers in Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties are among the 80 sites to distribute the overdose reversal drug between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.