Westmoreland

3 adults charged in connection with fatal shooting of Mt. Pleasant teen

Two people were charged Monday with child endangerment in the March 20 shooting death of a 13-year-old Mt. Pleasant teenager, allegedly by his 14-year-old friend. Westmoreland ...

Belle Vernon man sentenced to 2 years in child sex assault

A Belle Vernon man who had sexual contact with a 10-year-old girl will serve up to two years in the Westmoreland County Prison and must ...

Spectra Energy completing repairs to Route 819 after explosion; road could reopen this weekend

The portion of state Route 819 that has been closed since the April 29 natural gas pipeline explosion in Salem Township is expected to reopen ...

Jeannette pair arrested on drug charges

A Jeannette man and a Youngwood woman were charged with drug offenses Monday following a traffic stop in Jeannette by Westmoreland County deputies serving a ...

South Huntingdon woman tries to withdraw no-contest pleas

A South Huntingdon woman who is serving a year of probation for trespassing on property she rents to the Yukon Pet Adoption League tried unsuccessfully ...

Latrobe cyclist injured in collision with truck

A bicyclist was injured Monday when he collided with a pickup truck crossing in front of him at Chambers Street in Latrobe, according to city ...

Charleroi man injured when hit by car in South Huntingdon

A Charleroi man was in critical condition at a Pittsburgh hospital Tuesday after he was struck by a car late Monday in South Huntingdon. State police ...

School van overturns on Humphrey Road in Hempfield

State police are investigating a school van crash Tuesday morning on Humphrey Road in Hempfield. The driver was taken to a hospital for treatment after the ...

Cardinal Wuerl tells St. Vincent conference attendees to bring others to Christ

Echoing the charge of Pope Francis, Cardinal Donald Wuerl on Monday implored representatives of dozens of Roman Catholic colleges and universities gathered at St. Vincent ...

Veteran lieutenant's firing sparks discussion about Westmoreland lockup management

The firing of a veteran lieutenant at the Westmoreland County prison on Monday sparked discussion among prison board members about overall management problems at the ...

Population at Westmoreland Couty jail close to capacity

As Westmoreland County's drug epidemic has grown, so has the inmate population at its jail. Warden John Walton said Monday the jail has 643 inmates and ...

Greensburg's North Main Street bridge to display local artwork

Greensburg's North Main Street bridge will display a series of original stories and poems, revealed a few words at a time over the next decade. Brooklyn ...

Latrobe council questions parks department funds request for playground project

Latrobe City Council members will ask parks and recreation director Craig Shevchik to attend the June 13 meeting to discuss his department's request for funds ...

Greensburg public works prepare rain-drenched Lynch Field for community celebration

City workers have been pumping water out of Greensburg's Lynch Field in preparation for this weekend's Community Days celebration. "We're just trying to stay ahead of ...

Prosecutors want mental defense testimony barred in fatal shooting of estranged girlfriend

Prosecutors want an Indiana County man accused of killing his estranged girlfriend at her Derry home barred from pursuing a mental infirmity defense when the ...

Westmoreland students winners in PBS writers contest

Southmoreland Elementary School second-grader Liam Pierce O'Sullivan, 8, was the Kid's Readers Choice Winner in the 2016 PBS Kids Writers Contest. Liam won for his story ...

Shots fired at strip club in Mt. Pleasant Township

No one was injured early Monday when someone fired a shotgun several times at the Hideout Gentlemen's Club in Mt. Pleasant Township, according to state ...

New Ken-Arnold special education teacher heads inclusive theater productions

In Megan Nelson's experience with other theater groups, auditions typically are very competitive. "They take the best of the best, and the other kids don't get ...

Despite rain delay, all acts fly during Westmoreland County air show 

Despite a steady drizzle during most of Sunday afternoon's aerial performances at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport near Latrobe, all acts were able to perform ...

Teen fatally injured in ATV accident at Unity track

An Elizabeth Forward High School sophomore was killed Friday night in an all-terrain vehicle accident during a race at a track in Unity Township, state ...


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