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Kasich to drop out of Republican presidential race

Ohio Gov. John Kasich will drop out of the race for the Republican nomination for president Wednesday after another stinging loss to Texas Sen. Cruz ...

Former Greensburg doctor indicted in sex-for-drugs scheme

A former Greensburg doctor who is accused in a sex-for-drugs scheme involving a 15-year-old girl was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in U.S. ...

PBT dancers to premiere new works at Seton Hill

As part of its Greensburg outreach series, the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will present "Millennial Movement: 3 World Premiere Works by PBT Dancers" on May 7 ...

Turkey fanning is effective, but illegal in Pennsylvania

It's the latest — and most controversial — trend in turkey hunting, one proponents say is an effective and exciting way to kill a gobbler. It's ...

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Defense in homicide trial questions thoroughness of detectives

Police testified Wednesday that they found little valuable evidence in Susan and Sarah Wolfe's house in the hours after their bodies were discovered in 2014, ...

Larimer man charged in overdose deaths

A man who sold fentanyl last winter is responsible for two overdose deaths and three nonfatal overdoses, federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh say. A federal grand jury ...

Portion of Route 819 in Salem closed indefinitely in wake of gas pipeline explosion

The section of Route 819 in Salem Township between Route 22 and Evergreen Drive that was damaged last week in a natural gas explosion will ...

22 arrested in Coraopolis heroin bust

Local police and federal agents arrested more than 20 people in the early hours of Wednesday in Coraopolis, the culmination of a three-month heroin investigation ...

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Startling jump in drug deaths continues in Westmoreland County

Drug-related deaths in Westmoreland County — most involving heroin — are on a record pace for the eighth consecutive year, according to Coroner Ken Bacha's ...

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Series of mistakes lead to Cruz's Indiana pummeling

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's exit from the presidential race Tuesday evening followed a miserable week of unforced errors, and it propelled billionaire businessman Donald Trump ...

Westmoreland
Westmoreland district courts 1st in Pa. to offer drug treatment

Drug treatment is taking the place of potential jail time as district judges try a new approach to address the growing problem of substance abuse ...

Valley News Dispatch
Drug sweep nets 9 so far in Alle-Kiski Valley

State drug agents and local police this morning are rounding up 15 alleged heroin or ...

Sports
Penguins notebook: Letang accepts suspension, says 'no malicious intentions there'

Rather than question the logic behind the NHL's decision to suspend defenseman Kris Letang for ...

Pirates notebook: Freese learning to play second base on the fly

When the Pirates asked David Freese if he'd be willing to play second base, the veteran infielder didn't hesitate to agree. Then manager Clint Hurdle ...

Starkey: Lots of blame for Pens-Caps debauchery 

Who's next? Whose turn is it to get his brain bashed in as this back-and-forth ...

Penguins goaltender Fleury waiting for a chance to see game action

After Tuesday's optional practice at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, reporters reminded Marc-Andre Fleury of his role as the Penguins' franchise goaltender for the past decade-plus. ...

Arrieta flummoxes Pirates again as Cubs cruise to victory 

Tuesday's game against the Cubs looked and sounded like Jake Arrieta's previous appearance in ...

Penguins/NHL
Notebook: Olympic official concerned NHL players will skip 2018 Winter Games

The head of hockey's international body said there is a strong possibility NHL players won't be competing at the next Winter Olympics. International Ice Hockey Federation ...

Lifestyles
Hot Browns inspired by hungry Jazz Age revelers

That luscious, taste-bud-tantalizing dish — the now legendary Hot Brown — arose in the Jazz Age. That was when jazz babies danced into the wee ...

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Why adultery shouldn't be illegal

One of the curiosities of America's current presidential campaign is that the Republican front-runner is a self-confessed serial adulterer. Yet few conservative voters seem to ...

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