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Cyber charter's former CEO agrees to plea deal in criminal case

The disgraced former CEO and founder of Beaver County-based Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, the state's largest cyber charter, reluctantly admitted in federal court Wednesday that ...

Police say Fayette woman slashed man for drinking her beer

A Fayette County woman was jailed this week after allegedly slashing a man with a pair of scissors and biting him because he drank one ...

Slippery Rock man ID'd as crash victim

Authorities identified a man killed Tuesday in a motorcycle crash in Butler County as Daniel Yarington, 66, of Slippery Rock. Yarington's Honda motorcycle struck the side ...

Police charge Fayette City man with 1,226 criminal counts related to child porn

A Fayette County man was arraigned this week on 1,226 criminal counts after police say he had sex with a girlfriend in exchange for inappropriate ...

Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Washington County

A man died Tuesday when his vehicle went off the road and collided with a fire hydrant and tree in Washington County. James Luzier, 46, of ...

Beaver County couple seeking missing therapy pig used at rehab center

A Beaver County couple is offering a $500 reward for the safe return of their missing potbellied pig, who also serves as a therapy animal. The ...

2 suspects surrender in Beaver County rape

Two Tarentum men wanted on accusations of rape and burglary in Aliquippa are behind bars. Michael Guin, 19, of Negley Street, and Malakai Helencamp, 17, ...

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Butler County

A 66-year-old Slippery Rock man died Tuesday when his motorcycle struck the side of a box truck in Butler County. The crash happened about 1:45 p.m. ...

Film to focus on 'healing landscape' of Flight 93 site

David Rohm stood below the Flight 93 National Memorial Visitor Center, the park's white marble Wall of Names behind him. Windmills spun just above a nearby ...

6 Western Pa. airports to share in state funding for improvement projects

Twenty-three Pennsylvania airports will share $8.8 million in state funding for projects to improve safety and expand operations, including six area airports. Washington County will receive ...

9/11 distance learning session set at Flight 93 memorial

Students and teachers can join a live, distance learning session Sept. 9 as part of the 15th anniversary observance of 9/11. The videoconference is a partnership ...

Police: Lawrence County teen set fire to home with family still inside

A 15-year-old Pennsylvania boy is being charged as an adult after police say he set his Lawrence County home on fire with his family still ...

Supporters of gun rights to rally in Butler

Gun rights advocates on Saturday will rally supporters to their cause at Diamond Park in Butler. The political action committee Firearms Owners Against Crime aims to ...

Amtrak train hits, kills 2 in Beaver County

Two people were killed early Sunday morning when they were hit by a passenger train in Ambridge, Beaver County, authorities said. Police said the man ...

West Deer man, 2 from Butler Co., die in Clarion County boat crash

A West Deer man and two others died and another was injured after a boat ran aground and overturned on the Allegheny River in Clarion ...

Beaver County man convicted of 3rd-degree murder in woman's stabbing death

A Chippewa Township man has been convicted of third-degree murder in the stabbing death of a woman after an altercation in a New Brighton apartment ...

Driverless cars could be on Ohio Turnpike before the end of the year

TOLEDO, Ohio — Ohio's toll road, a heavily traveled connector between the East Coast and Chicago, is moving closer to allowing the testing of self-driving ...

Sen. Casey, other officials urge investment in W.Pa.'s locks and dams

As huge cranes lifted giant rolls of rebar from a barge and grout was poured into the bottom of the Monongahela River to build a ...

Fire reported at Indiana County hotel

Firefighters were on scene at the Park Inn Hotel in White, Indiana County, battling a reported commercial fire. A fire apparently sparked in a laundry ...

Weather Service confirms a tornado hit Donora

A tornado tore through Donora on Wednesday, damaging roofs, blowing out windows and toppling trees and wires. There were no reports of injuries. The twister touched ...


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