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Borough councilmen accused of child sex assault can't be forced from office

On Thursday, Council Vice-President David John Croyle, 60, was arrested and charged with felony counts of statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with minor, aggravated indecent assault of a person with a mental disability, corruption of minors and related


Washington County Agricultural Fair opens

"I was on vacation this week, so I spent my whole week baking," said Teichmann, 56, of Blaine Township.


Youngstown rolls past Austria in Pony League World Series

WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania (WKBN) - Youngstown was quiet offensively the first four innings scoring just one run on four hits, but came alive in the fifth and sixth innings, scoring nine runs on six hits en route to a 10-0 shutout victory in six innings over European Zone's Vienna, Austria in game two


Fairmont man in custody after drugs found in residence

According to a press release, deputies responded to a home on Brightwood Drive after a reported overdose. Officials say the owner of the home, Stephen Haller, was on home confinement.


Best and worst of times: New mom undergoes brain surgery while awake

“That was our first warning that something was going on,” said Jonette, 34, a pediatric nurse practitioner. “Luckily, my husband was home and witnessed the seizure and called the ambulance.”


Greene County Fair grand champion steer and lamb announced

Julie Policz of Jefferson, right, raised the grand champion in the Greene County Fair’s 4-H & FFA market steer division. Policz served as the 2017 Greene County Fair queen. The steer sold to Jacobs Excavating/Jacobs Farm for $4 a pound at the market auction at the fairgrounds.


Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges

SAN DIEGO- Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza, who earned more than $43 million over 14 seasons, pleaded guilty Friday to federal drug charges in California.


Greene County native dedicated to preserving coal history

Brice Rush of Khedive has a history enriched with coal mining.He married into a family of coal miners. His father-in-law helped him get a mining job, which he worked for 23 and a half years. He has been a member of the King Coal Association, which hosts the King Coal Show each August, since 1978. He


Uniontown Rock-Throwing Incidents Leave Homes, Cars Damaged

According to the Uniontown Police, the vandals struck multiple structures with rocks shattering dozens of windows. Connellsville Street, Evans Street and Prospect Streets are seeing the worst of it.


Fayette County woman pleads guilty in death of her malnourished mother; will cooperate against ex-boyfriend at trial

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) —A Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her mother and will cooperate in the case against her ex-boyfriend.The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard reportsthat 35-year-old Lisa Nelson of Connellsville agreed Tuesday to a three- to six-year pris


Positive tests for West Nile virus found in Greene, Washington counties

Nine mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile in 10 test sites around the county, according to Lisa Snider, district manager of the county’s conservation district. Three specific areas were highlighted – Mt. Morris, Carmichaels and Waynesburg – and those areas have been treated with more


'Daddy, I'm sorry': Children cried, begged before father allegedly slit their throats

After the southwest Houston double slaying, the 61-year-old went on the run. Police found him in his car in Pasadena the next morning, still alive but bleeding from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


Old Brick Road to close

Old Brick Road in Donegal and West Finley townships will be closed starting Monday for approximately two months. A marked detour will be in place using Interstate 70, Route 3024, Route 40, Route 231 and Route 3019. The closures will allow crews to repave the road and install new guiderail.


Homicide suspect found hiding in trashcan allegedly fought with victim before shooting

Earl Jackson, 32, is charged with homicide and firearms violations in the midday shooting death of Tamon Hatchin on Wednesday.


Dozens of Washington, Allegheny landowners file suit against EQT

They seek an injunction “preventing (EQT) from using their properties to store natural gas and from taking their native gas unless and until defendant enters into an agreement as to the compensation to be paid, acquires its storage rights by contract, or, if no agreement can be reached, completes em


Grieving orca still swimming with her dead calf in Northwest

Michael Milstein, a spokesman with NOAA Fisheries, says researchers on Wednesday spotted the 20-year-old whale known as J35 carrying her dead young off the tip of Washington's Olympic Peninsula.


Driver in critical condition after accident on I-79

A sport-utility vehicle burst into flames around 10 p.m. Friday when it rolled several times on Interstate 79 north between the Waynesburg and Ruff Creek exits, state police said.The driver, Eric Joseph Stroud, 24, of Clarksburg, W.Va., who was trapped inside the vehicle, was unresponsive when first


Family reports Morgantown deputy mayor & recent senate candidate missing, police begin search

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The Morgantown Police Department and the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department are searching for Mark Brazaitis, Morgantown's deputy mayor whorecently announced his candidacy for senate, after his family reported that he did not come home Monday evening.


Man and woman in custody after Mon County pursuits

Officials say officers lost track of the vehicle off of the Goshen Road Exit. The vehicle was later found after crashing into a tree in a backyard on Sterling Avenue, with Daggins still at the scene. She told officers that Kyle had been driving the vehicle, and had fled on foot after the crash. Dagg


Pa. GOP calls foul on Dems’ voter registration giveaway at fair

Pa. GOP calls foul on Dems’ voter registration giveaway at fair(Photo: Mel Evans / AP)UNIONTOWN, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Republican Party wants an investigation into a promotion by Fayette County Democrats at the recent county fair to get people to register as Democrats or change party affiliation.Th