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Girl shackled, held as collateral for loan in Brownsville, police say

Police say a Fayette County man shackled a 15-year-old girl and held her as collateral for a loan he made to her father, then sexually ...

Drug charges filed against Blairsville woman who may have overdosed in restroom

State police filed drug charges against a Blairsville woman who was found in the restroom of a Crabtree convenience store suffering from a possible heroin ...

Temps near, below zero prompt Western Pennsylvania advisory

Temperatures forecast to be near or below zero have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a wind chill advisory in Western Pennsylvania. Friday's high was ...

IUP reassigns dean in wake of Trib investigation into spending

Eight weeks after a Tribune-Review investigation into questionable spending of public funds by Indiana University of Pennsylvania and one of its high-ranking deans, the dean ...

Greene County coroner investigating couple's deaths as murder-suicide

Greene County authorities are investigating the deaths of a 67-year-old couple discovered Thursday morning inside a home in the village of Nemacolin. Coroner's office officials said ...

2 Indiana County firefighters injured at snowy scene

Two unidentified firefighters sustained minor injuries early Thursday when they fell on a snow-covered driveway while battling a fire. According to the Indiana Fire Association, one ...

Butler County sues over disputed 911 fees

Butler County commissioners say 15 telephone service providers in Pennsylvania aren't paying their fair share to support the county's 911 system — and they owe ...

Union: Washington Hospital workers ratify contract

Washington Hospital workers ratified a three-year contract Wednesday that will pay all workers at least $15 an hour by the end of the agreement, according ...

Allegheny Technologies, Steelworkers meeting about contract

Allegheny Technologies Inc. and the United Steelworkers planned contract talks to end a lockout of 2,200 workers. Wednesday's talks in Pittsburgh are meant to reach a ...

Western Pennsylvania jumping with fish fries — check out the Trib's map

Friday fish fry events during Lent are expected to draw thousands of hungry customers from across Western Pennsylvania starting this week. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday ...

Newsmaker: Charlesa Fassinger

Noteworthy: St. Vincent College in Unity honored Fassinger with a Great Teacher Award, bestowed annually on teachers who have a positive and enduring influence on ...

Duquesne associate professor Troup to be president at Geneva College

An associate professor at Duquesne University will become the 20th president of Geneva College, the Beaver County school announced Monday. Calvin Troup, who heads Duquesne's doctoral ...

Defense analyst: Future battles to require heavier arms

After more than a decade of fighting lightly armed, irregular forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, U.S. forces face an increasing likelihood of combating more ...

Monaca company's products sharpen nurse education

Nurses in training used to have two options to practice administering injections: on oranges and each other. Injecting saline into fruit was far from the real ...

Snow expected to roll into Pittsburgh region

A brief respite from winter came to an end Monday evening as snow and lower temperatures rolled into the region. A winter weather advisory was issued ...

Somerset County priest's request for new trial denied

A Somerset County priest convicted of molesting boys at a Honduran orphanage will not receive a new trial. U.S. District Judge Kim R. Gibson issued an ...

Detectives: 4 Beaver County guards hurt when inmate grabs Taser

Detectives say four Beaver County jail guards were hurt when an inmate grabbed one of their Tasers during a struggle. The inmate, 25-year-old Codie Dotterer, ...

Investigators cite contributing factors in Flight 93 memorial fire

A fire that destroyed thousands of artifacts at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville was made worse by flammable materials, the absence of a ...

1 flown to hospital after Beaver County house fire

A woman was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital after she jumped from the second-story window of a burning home in Beaver County on Sunday morning, ...

Fire reported at Butler County plant

State police are investigating a fire that broke out Saturday morning at a commercial plant in Allegheny Township, in Butler County, officials said. Emergency dispatchers received ...


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