Westmoreland

Patriotic paint job rallies Trump supporters in Youngstown, Pa.

Two months before the presidential election, Leslie Baum Rossi felt supporters of Republican nominee Donald Trump needed some encouragement. So up went a 14-foot likeness of ...

Pleasant Unity 4-H veteran away at Navy boot camp attends fair in spirit

Dontae Boggio is hundreds of miles from home, but he is at the Westmoreland Fair in spirit. The Pleasant Unity man is away at boot camp ...

Pa. agriculture secretary, farmers discuss industry's ups and downs

State Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and other government officials got an eyeful and earful Thursday as they toured the picturesque Windy Heights Farm in East ...

Attorney questions mental capacity of Laurel Mountain man accused of killing girlfriend

The long-delayed trial of a Laurel Mountain man accused of bludgeoning his girlfriend to death in 2014 will be put off a little longer as ...

Vandergrift man gets house arrest, probation for sex with teen girl

A Vandergrift man who police said showed interest in vampire-like cults will serve 10 years on probation and two years of house arrest for having ...

Heroin distribution charges filed against trio arrested in Hempfield

Westmoreland County detectives say complaints from the community about suspected drug dealing led to the arrests of a Hempfield resident and two Allegheny County men ...

Police investigate shooting of Rostraver convenience store manager as attempted homicide

Rostraver police said the manager of a convenience store is recuperating in a Pittsburgh hospital after he was shot by an intruder early Thursday. Police ...

Firefighters battle Unity blaze at vacant house

A state police fire marshal is investigating the cause of a blaze early Thursday that destroyed a vacant house along Route 982 in Unity. Youngstown volunteer ...

2012 Arnold double murder case set for trial

After four years of delays, the murder trial of an Allegheny County man charged with killing a mother and her adult son in Arnold will ...

Earth finally moved for Tenaska's power plant

After nine years of planning and months of battling environmental opponents, a Nebraska energy company Wednesday held ground-breaking ceremonies for its $500 million natural gas-fueled ...

Westmoreland students navigate start of school, fair activities

When Addison Heeter starts sixth grade Thursday, her mind might wander from new books and room assignments to thoughts of the cattle, goats, lambs and ...

Rotary Club to relocate vintage water fountain outside Greensburg courthouse

Pedestrians will once more be able to wet their whistles near the Westmoreland County Courthouse entrance, thanks to the Rotary Club of Greensburg. As a project ...

Westmoreland County Community College outlines rights of transgender students

Transgender students at Westmoreland County Community College will be able to use their preferred names and the bathroom of their choice under a policy approved ...

Greater Latrobe School District adds gender identity to nondiscrimination policy

The Greater Latrobe School Board this week adopted numerous policies and revisions, passing one measure with a separate vote after some members questioned its necessity. The ...

Pa. offers database of patient prescriptions to end doctor shopping

A few extra minutes and clicks of a computer mouse could make a difference for someone addicted to prescription medication. A new state program aimed at ...

Apollo Milling sues USW local, saying ad made company appear to be racist

A Facebook page that made it appear the Apollo Milling Co. promoted racism against blacks shopping at the North Apollo animal supply store has sparked ...

Suspect nabbed in Westmoreland, Somerset storage facility break-ins

An Indiana County man burglarized about two dozen storage facilities from March through May in Westmoreland and Somerset counties, state police in Greensburg allege. Ryan Steven ...

Homicide by vehicle trial ordered in fatal drunken driving crash in Donegal Township

A 25-year-old Virginia man was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on multiple criminal counts including homicide by vehicle while driving drunk in connection with a ...

Minivan slams into Jeannette townhouse, injuring driver

A man was taken to a hospital Tuesday after the minivan he was driving slammed into the rear corner of a Jeannette townhouse and a ...

Hempfield woman's makeshift kitchen at Westmoreland Fair fuels 4-H members

The llamas were still resting in their pens Tuesday when Brenda McGill fired up the home fries. About 7 a.m., she turned on a two-burner electric ...


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