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Westmoreland DA gets until March to decide on death penalty in cop killing

Raymond Shetler Jr., who is accused of killing a police officer, did not show the nerves of a man who may face the death penalty ...

Youngwood bank robbery suspect extradited from Indiana

A Greensburg man wanted for robbing a bank in Youngwood on Jan. 19 was extradited this week from Indianapolis, Ind., and is in the Westmoreland ...

Palmer airport near Latrobe will add 400 spaces to terminal parking

Terminal parking will be expanded by 400 spaces this year at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport. Gabe Monzo, Westmoreland County Airport Authority executive director, on Tuesday told ...

Man arrested on drug possession charges eyed in fatal heroin overdose in Greensburg

Greensburg police are investigating whether a McKeesport man supplied a fatal heroin overdose to a Greensburg man late last week. Raymond W. Craighead, 27, was ordered ...

Western Pennsylvania jumping with fish fries — check out the Trib's map

Friday fish fry events during Lent are expected to draw thousands of hungry customers from across Western Pennsylvania starting this week. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday ...

Ligonier Township OKs pursuing joint comprehensive plan

Ligonier Township took the first step toward developing a multi-municipal comprehensive plan Tuesday when the supervisors approved a resolution to pursue the planning effort in ...

Man accused of shoplifting attempt, assault at Westmoreland Mall

An Allegheny County man allegedly used pepper spray and his teeth as weapons Monday as he tried to escape from Macy's workers who stopped him ...

New Kensington man charged in fatal July wreck

Police have filed charges against a New Kensington man for allegedly killing a motorcyclist on Route 366 in Washington Township in July, court records show. Dylan ...

Woman tells of subduing man she thought stole money from her Penn Township auto repair shop

Earlier this month, the petite 67-year-old co-owner of a Penn Township automotive repair shop grabbed a stranger there by his jacket and had no ...

Scaife's bequests made him 'most-generous American' in 2015

When the Tribune-Review's late publisher Dick Scaife left nearly $759 million to two foundations and two art museums, his gifts made him "2015's most-generous American," ...

Hribal attorney granted access to evidence in bid to transfer case to juvenile court

More than a month past a court-imposed filing deadline, the attorney for a former Franklin Regional student accused of stabbing 20 of his classmates and ...

Hempfield parent urges reinstatement of Stanwood Elementary School principal

A Hempfield Area parent addressed school officials during a board meeting Monday night, seeking the reinstatement of a principal who was placed on administrative leave ...

Snowbirds take flight over Unity in preparation for air show

The Canadian jets that will thrill visitors at the 2016 Shop 'n Save Westmoreland County International Airshow may be 52 years old, but age has ...

Norwin School District could spend $3.83 million on projects, equipment

The Norwin School District could spend $3.83 million on 30 maintenance projects and new equipment during the next five years with savings from refinancing debt ...

Latrobe council plans to split stormwater management costs as Youngstown opts to not sign on

Latrobe City Council on Monday adopted a plan to split the costs for a multi-municipality stormwater management system. Latrobe, Unity and Derry Township will sign on, ...

Police seek information on counterfeit bills passed in Hempfield

State police in Greensburg are seeking information on two people who were passing counterfeit $100 bills at a Wal-Mart store in Hempfield. Troopers reported that a ...

Greensburg seeks $274K in grants to repave streets, eliminate blight

Greensburg is nearly ready to apply for an expected $274,000 in Community Development Block Grant money to repave city streets, make more sidewalks handicapped-accessible and ...

Westmoreland official elected to head 10-county commission

Westmoreland County Commissioner Charles Anderson will serve as chairman of the regional commission that oversees proposals for transportation and economic development projects in southwestern Pennsylvania. Anderson ...

Jeannette considers adding administrative clerk

Jeannette City Council could consider Wednesday adding a administrative clerk to its ranks. Police Chief Shannon Binda said Monday that his department is in need of ...

Delmont air traffic controller, hospice worker pursues writing passion

Air-traffic controller. Hospice bereavement counselor. Author. What do these things have in common? Van Brenlove. Brenlove, 67, of Delmont has had about as varied a career as ...


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