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Pa. raises speed limit to 70 on sections of turnpike, interstates

A 5 mph increase in the speed limit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and several interstates is a welcome change for motorist Frank Warg of Coshocton, ...

Family dispute leaves 1 dead in New Castle

A family dispute left one man dead and another charged with homicide in New Castle early Monday morning, according to police. New Castle police responded about ...

UPMC merger with New Castle's Jameson Health is official

UPMC and New Castle's Jameson Health System officially announced their merger Monday. The merger calls for UPMC to invest $75 million into developments and services and ...

Woman dies in crash neighbors thought was thunder

A woman died in a crash Monday in Butler County when her car slid off the road, slammed into a telephone pole and struck several ...

Crawford County warden quits after theft arrest

COCHRANTON — A jail warden has resigned after he was charged along with his wife with stealing $132,000 from a Moose lodge. Crawford County Warden Timothy ...

Somerset County woman's work honors memory of Flight 93 victims

On the morning of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Barbara Black was working at the Somerset Historical Center when a staff member received a ...

Motorcyclist killed in Armstrong County crash

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday night after he lost control of his motorcycle and struck another vehicle in Armstrong County. Brady Lee Graff, 23, of ...

Uniontown man accused of attempting to strangle teen

A 32-year-old Uniontown man was ordered held in the Fayette County Jail on $25,000 bond after police say he attempted to strangle a 16-year-old girl ...

Cranberry waterpark on track for Memorial Day weekend opening

Despite a few unexpected setbacks, the opening of the newly renovated Cranberry Waterpark remains set for Memorial Day weekend. Township supervisors last week approved several change ...

Man critical in East Washington shooting

A 22-year-old man was in critical condition Saturday after he was shot in the chest early Saturday morning in Washington County, WPXI is reporting. The ...

Canonsburg man works to get on U.S. Senate ballot as Independent

It started with a sign. With little work for his landscaping business in early March, Brandon Hudock, of Canonsburg, had free time and an idea. So for ...

Therapy pets help college students cope with stress

College is going to the dogs, and even a few cats these days. As a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for 38 years, Mary Jalongo ...

Leechburg student with gun likely to be expelled

Leechburg Area School District board members and administrators say they plan to review district security protocols after an eighth-grader brought a loaded gun to school ...

Greene County man charged with abuse

Pennsylvania State Police charged a Greene County man with having sex with a child and distributing videotapes of the abuse. Police charged Eric James Stull, ...

Boy, 11, charged in South Union bomb threat

State police charged an 11-year-old Uniontown boy with phoning a bomb threat last month to a Wal-Mart in South Union Township. Police evacuated the store after ...

Meadows Casino fined for marketing to gambling addicts

The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Washington County has been fined $40,000 for allowing two people who excluded themselves from gambling to make wagers anyway, ...

Leechburg High School student, 13, arrested for having gun at school

A 13-year-old Leechburg Area student was arrested Thursday afternoon for allegedly taking a loaded pistol to school. No one was injured, and police are investigating whether ...

Burgettstown shooting victim dies in hospital

A man shot in Burgettstown Wednesday night has died in a Pittsburgh hospital. Brian Wilbert, 38, of Pittsburgh was shot just after 9 p.m. on Hillcrest ...

Cranberry adopts policy allowing visitors who rent park shelters to bring alcohol

Cranberry supervisors voted unanimously on Thursday to allow visitors who rent shelters in township parks to bring alcoholic beverages as long as they obtain a ...

Power line work to slow I-79 traffic Sunday in Washington County

Maintenance of a power line that crosses Interstate 79 is expected to affect traffic Sunday between the Canonsburg and South Pointe/Hendersonville exits — exits 45 ...


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