Westmoreland
Trump heads to Monessen, a blighted river town and Democratic stronghold

Monessen Mayor Lou Mavrakis said his blighted river town needs help, and he'll take it from anyone who offers. Even Donald Trump. Trump, the New York businessman ...

IQ of Mt. Pleasant teen raised as reason to move fatal shooting case to juvenile court

The attorney for a Mt. Pleasant teenager accused in the fatal shooting of a friend in March said the boy's intelligence level warrants his case ...

Ligonier man expects guilty verdict in Route 30 collision that killed police officer

The Ligonier man accused of killing a township police officer last year in a head-on collision on Route 30 said Monday that he does not ...

Commissioner's effort to fire Westmoreland County Prison warden fails

Westmoreland County Prison Warden John Walton will continue in his $81,000-a-year post despite a failed attempt by county commission Chairwoman Gina Cerilli to fire him ...

Westmoreland County Prison guards union opposes adding part-time workers

About 15 Westmoreland County Prison guards cautioned the county prison board Monday that adding part-time jail guards instead of full-time staffers could result in safety ...

Jeannette panel seeks to tackle aging workforce, skills shortages

How to replace an aging workforce and bridge the gap between an applicant's skills and an employer's needs will be a challenge for Westmoreland County's ...

Hempfield woman accused in attack with beer bottle

A central figure in the 2015 disappearance and subsequent two-county investigation of a Jeannette man's ...

Ligonier Township may revise rules on junk vehicles

Ligonier Township officials have fielded multiple complaints about junk vehicles in the municipality but say there is nothing they can do to clean up the ...

Hempfield Township supervisors approve sale of sewer system

Hempfield Township supervisors approved a deal Monday that would bring in $35 million cash and get rid of $32.4 million in debt by selling its ...

Wireless technology company seeks to address Latrobe's 'data gap'

A wireless technology company representative addressed Latrobe City Council during its agenda meeting Monday, seeking information on the permitting process to install communication equipment in ...

Boy killed in accident on Route 22 in Derry Township

An 8-year-old boy was killed Monday afternoon when his father's car was hit while it was stopped at a traffic signal on Route 22 in ...