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NORTH FAYETTE SINKING EXCAVATOR: Excavator sinking into local road; closure in place

NORTH FAYETTE TOWNSHIP, Pa.- An excavator sinking into a road in North Fayette Township has forced the road to be shut down,officials said.

WPXI - 2018-08-17 15:33:49

ROUTE 68 CRASH: Road rage incident ends with car flipping, person going to hospital

According to dispatchers, one vehicle hit another on Route 68 in Industry Borough, causing one of the vehicles to flip over.

WPXI - 2018-08-16 14:51:40

Weirton police reminding motorists to stop for buses

Under Section 17C-12-7 of West Virginia Code, drivers when approaching“any school bus which has stopped for the purpose of receiving or discharging any school children, shall stop the vehicle before reaching the school bus when there is in operation on the school bus flashing warning signal lights,”

WEIRTON DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Citing ‘Ridiculously High’ Costs, Trump Cancels Military Parade

On Twitter, Trump accused local politicians of price gouging, although the projected $92 million cost was largely attributed to Pentagon costs for aircraft, equipment and personnel.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-17 08:31:59

Jefferson grand jury indicts 15

One ATV stopped for the wildlife officers, and one fled the scene into Toronto. Toronto Police reported officers attempted to stop the ATV, but the driver was able to flee.

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Celebrating end of summer, start of school

Urban Mission Ministries 2018 Back-to-School Bash on Thursday had a festive block party atmosphere as the annual outreach helped participants celebrate the approaching end of summer vacation and prepare for the arrival of another school year. North Street between North Fifth and North Sixth streets

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Charges withdrawn against disbarred lawyer, former state representative

Jesse White, 40, of 3249 Millers Run Road, Cecil, had been scheduled for a preliminary hearing before District Judge Traci McDonald. The hearing had been continued from April to allow White to receive a mental health evaluation and receive any recommended treatment. He also had to take a minimum of

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-17 01:45:00

Tree falls on house in Coraopolis, narrowly missing woman's car

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. —VIDEO:A large tree came down on Watson Street in Coraopolis as a storm moved through the Pittsburgh area Thursday afternoon.Sign up to get free severe weather alerts for your countyLearn how to enable automatic weather alerts on the WTAE mobile app

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-16 22:43:00

Free day at pool planned

“We’ve had a pretty rough pool season and our faithful patrons have lived through it with us,”Park Board Executive Director Coty Shingle said.“With the filter room flooding we experienced this summer, we had to be closed on some prime days for swimming. We can’t go back in time, so we just wanted to

WEIRTON DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Indian Creek welcomes new teachers, staff

“For about the last 5 years, we’ve had a reception before our board meeting to introduce our teachers to the community,” Superintendent T.C. Chappelear said. “And tonight we’ve got a little added treat, we’re going to have levy campaign wrap-up.”

WTOV 9 - 2018-08-16 17:22:35

Jefferson County Court 2 could be on the move

“The building, where it's currently located, parking has become an issue,” Jefferson County Commissioner Tom Graham said. “It's been an issue for some time. Judge (Michael) Bednar came to us and we entered into some discussions about possibly relocating the court. That's one of the key issues. There

WTOV 9 - 2018-08-16 13:57:05

South Strabane police arrest two on theft charges

Vincent Freemont Catlin, 30, of 340 Third St., Washington, and Lakyn M. Checkeye, 27, of New Paris, Bedford County, were taken into custody when personnel at Gabe's, 460 Washington Road, called just before 1 p.m. to report that the two people who allegedly stole items Saturday and last week were bac

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-16 17:55:00

Former Lake County Captain Thomas Pannone makes it to big leagues after rough start to 2018 season

Pannone chose not to sign and instead went to College of Southern Nevada. His intention was to focus primarily on improving his draft stock as an outfielder. However, he was so effective as a relief pitcher (1.84 ERA over 53.2 innings, 78 strikeouts) that the Indians took him as a pitcher in the nin

NEWS-HERALD.COM - 2018-08-16 00:57:04

BHJ Metropolitan Planning Commission conducting traffic studies in Steubenville

Between Market and 4th Streets, there are at least a dozen pumped-up tubes that test the speed and frequency of vehicles driving over them. The BHJ actually collects this type of data every year in various areas in the Brooke, Hancock and Jefferson Counties, but in a staggered approach. According th

WTOV 9 - 2018-08-15 22:44:58

Thousands enjoy 147th annual Jefferson County Fair

SMITHFIELD, Ohio (WTRF) - On Thursday, thousands came out to enjoy the 147th annual Jefferson County Fair.

WTRF - 2018-08-17 00:09:41

Man waives hearing in fatal crash

Wesley Robert White, 61, a former Apollo resident now living in New Oxford, Adams County, remains free on $50,000 unsecured bond pending formal arraignment later this fall on felony homicide by vehicle and multiple summary counts in the crash that claimed the life of Deborah Bopp, 54, of Blairsville

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-08-16 14:00:00

Two men held on weapons charges after Route 11 stop

He also said the men did not try to flee from authorities, although neither claimed ownership of the gun, and were unable to provide information about who it belonged to.

MORNING JOURNAL - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Project DAWN hoping to administer help for addiction in light of stigma

Our NEWS9 team met a father of two outside the Family Recovery Center in Steubenville. But the father from Bloomingdale said he did not want to go on camera. Those who show up often don't want to let others know they're helping because they feel they may endanger the employment or reputation of the

WTOV 9 - 2018-08-15 22:15:03

Toronto hit hard by microburst

Fred McMullen, a weather service meteorologist in Moon Township, Pa., said the city was under a severe thunderstorm warning when the storm hit. But radar showed no rotation in the storm, which would have indicated a tornado, he noted.


One person killed in South Strabane accident

There were initial reports the vehicle caught fire, but there was no fire only steam and smoke coming from the vehicle, officials said.

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-16 00:05:00