Westmoreland

In its 8th year, PA Hero Walk continues to aid veterans

Tucker McCullough said the military has given him everything. The 42-year-old Kittanning resident spent two decades in the Army National Guard and is an Iraq War ...

Traffic restrictions to start on Turnpike 66

Northbound traffic on the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Amos K. Hutchinson Expressway will be restricted to a single lane beginning 6 a.m. Monday while crews repair concrete ...

1 dead in Murrysville car crash

The Westmoreland County coroner was called Friday afternoon to a one-car accident along Meadowbrook Road in Murrysville. Coroner Kenneth Bacha said Robert E. Hand, 59, ...

Rostraver police look for 2 men in armed robbery at pawn shop

Rostraver police are seeking information about two men who reportedly robbed the Cash for Gold pawn shop just outside Belle Vernon Friday afternoon. The armed robbery ...

Export couple charged after argument where teen was struck

An Export man allegedly hit his 14-year-old stepson in the chest and spit in his face multiple times during an argument in August. In addition, the ...

Burglars leave $10K in damage at Latrobe Speedway concession stand

Dennis Bates was expecting to do a routine inventory check when he arrived at the Latrobe Speedway's concession stand Tuesday. Instead, he found a door ...

Natural gas company blasts proposed Penn Township ordinance

Penn Township has the potential for nearly $2 billion in natural gas development by drilling into the Marcellus shale, but the likelihood of tapping into ...

Vote set for Greensburg Salem board on plan including maximum tax hike

Richard Mignogna is a homeowner who is tired of seeing his Greensburg Salem school taxes go up nearly every year, but he's resigned himself to ...

Westmoreland County to resume labor negotiations

Contract talks with Westmoreland County's two largest bargaining units will resume next month in an attempt to resolve labor issues that have left nearly half ...

Radio tower upgrade expected to aid first responders in Ligonier Township

Westmoreland County commissioners on Thursday approved a nearly $900,000 upgrade to an emergency radio system that is expected to improve communications for first responders in ...

Penn Borough pair charged in fight that allegedly ended in beer bottle assault

A neighborhood dispute turned violent in Penn Borough on Wednesday evening, ending with one man injured and a mother and son in jail, police said. Shawn ...

Service agency advocates rally in Greensburg for on-time passage of state budget

Linda Parker has been a user of social service programs for nearly two decades and is worried she will be left on her own without ...

Vietnam veterans honored at Mt. Pleasant American Legion post as part of national recognition

David Tullio's return to the United States after a 1969 tour in Vietnam was anything but welcoming. After serving as an Army radio operator near the ...

Westmoreland County Community College keeps tuition steady

Westmoreland County Community College trustees gave final approval Wednesday to a $38.9 million budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. The budget, which includes ...

Norwin school board raises taxes in new budget

The Norwin school board Wednesday adopted a budget for the 2016-17 school year that is similar to the tentative budget that directors approved last month ...

Murrysville considers revisions to drilling rules

Murrysville council began looking at potential revisions to its unconventional drilling ordinance Wednesday night after a series of educational sessions during which council and the ...

Donated teddy bears to help calm traumatized children in Westmoreland County

When Louann Starr's daughter was injured in a car accident, first responders gave the girl a stuffed animal to help calm her. "It was really a ...

Proposed deal to sell Hempfield sewage system to county authority valued at $90M

Hempfield is expected to soon join a number of communities that have given up control of their sewage systems in exchange for a windfall of ...

Mt. Pleasant Township man arraigned on charges he shot at strip club, rammed tractor into sign

A 59-year-old man said Wednesday he regrets causing a May 23 fracas at the Hideout Gentlemen's Club in Mt. Pleasant Township, then returning twice to ...

New Kensington murder hearing postponed

Daquane Faulk left the New Kensington district judge's office Wednesday amid profanity-laced shouting and without having a preliminary hearing on charges he killed a man ...


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