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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
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
Greene County woman pleads guilty to sending child porn to fugitive husband
A Greene County woman accused of sending her husband child pornography she recorded with a young girl while he was a fugitive wanted on child rape charges pleaded guilty Wednesday and agreed to testify against him at his upcoming trial.
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.
Greene County burglary suspect arrested after lengthy standoff
A burglary suspect was arrested Monday afternoon following a 3 1/2 hour standoff with police at a New Freeport home in Greene County. Nevin Lee Mitchell, 30, of Herrods Run Road reportedly startled the homeowner when he walked down the stairs inside 104 Vine Street Monday morning.
Raiders edge Woodland Hills, 798 (51x)-797 (52x)
The result of Thursday's non-section rifle match was about as close as a match could be with visiting Waynesburg Central edging Woodland Hills, 798 (51x)-797 (52x). The Raiders' Selena Phillips, Hunter Wasson, Colby Simkovic and Nick Guess were nearly perfect with a score of 100-8x. Abby Ozohonish a
Bad credit? You may still be able to purchase a home
Eva Rex, 41, of Crucible always wanted to purchase her own home. However, she said, with her credit score she was unable to do so by herself. With the help of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Greene (RACG), she was able to get that home she always wanted.
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
Washington man charged with stealing truck, leading police on foot chase
A Washington man is in jail after allegedly stealing a truck and leading police on a foot chase through the woods in North Franklin Township Wednesday night. Washington police said they responded to the report of a stolen pickup truck at Washington Brewery on East Maiden Street. The truck owner, Don
Tractor-Trailer Crash Closes Section Of Pennsylvania Turnpike
PLUM (KDKA) – A crash involving two tractor-trailers has closed a section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. According to officials, the crash happened in the westbound lanes around 4:30 a.m. The crash is located at mile marker 48.9 in Plum.
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.
Greene County holds line on taxes for 11th straight year
WAYNESBURG – The Greene County commissioners haven’t raised taxes over the past decade, and 2019 won’t be an exception to their fiscal rule. The commissioners unanimously passed their $19.238 million general fund budget that keeps the tax rate at 7.535 mills.
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.
Morgantown mall sues food court restaurant
MORGANTOWN — The Morgantown Mall is suing one of the restaurants in its food court for failing to pay rent. Rob Abel, LLC, doing business as Dave’s Famous T&L Hot Dogs Burgers and Robert Able, individually, are the defendants in the suit filed Dec. 11 in Monongalia County Circuit Court by Morgantown
Deputies called to armed home invasion early Thursday morning
MORGANTOWN — A paralyzed man and his caregiver were the victims of an armed home invasion early Thursday morning. Deputies with the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department were alerted to the robbery just after 4 a.m., Chief Deputy Al Kisner said.
Pittsburgh native among those arrested for suspected white supremacist attack on DJ
SEATTLE - The FBI is helping investigate an attack by several suspected white supremacists on a black disc jockey at a tavern in Washington state over the weekend, authorities said Monday.
Freshmen trio leads Raiders to victory over Bulldogs
WAYNESBURG – Cole Homet, Colton Stoneking and Noah Tustin may be freshmen at Waynesburg, but they don’t wrestle like it. The trio all picked up wins to help lead the Raiders to a 44-27 non-section victory over Beth-Center on Tuesday at Waynesburg Central High School.
'Bus to Bethlehem' leads to better holiday for needy children
St. Sebastian Regional Catholic School has teamed up with Connect Inc. to organize a “Bus To Bethlehem” that is collecting gifts for needy children in the Washington, Greene and Westmoreland counties.
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.
GCCTC hosts another successful Christmas buffet
The aroma inside the Greene County Career and Technology Center last Friday was enough to make anyone’s stomach growl. The school’s cooking and hospitality students hosted another successful Christmas lunch buffet that had lines out the doors of the facility.