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Flight 93 National Memorial photo book preserves history

In the days, months and years after 9/11, Chuck Wagner used his amateur photography skills to document history in the making. Visitors who came to see ...

4 accused of shooting at house in Fayette County; no injuries

Three Fayette County men and a juvenile have been jailed for allegedly firing multiple shots at a house and car in Fairchance early Wednesday, endangering ...

McDonald teacher accused of sexually assaulting unconscious student

A Fort Cherry high school Spanish teacher was charged with institutional sexual assault on Friday after McDonald Borough police said he performed oral sex on ...

Beaver County couple dead in murder-suicide

A Beaver County man fatally shot his wife and then himself in a murder-suicide at their Darlington Township home, authorities said. Duane Myers and his wife, ...

Police: Naked owner stands in window of Zelienople bridal shop

Witnesses and a cellphone photo led to the apprehension of a man who authorities said was walking naked last week in the window of his ...

Fayette County club sold alcohol without license, state police say

The Cool Spring Athletic Club in Fayette County operated an illegal speakeasy and sold alcohol without a liquor license, state police said Wednesday. The state police ...

House, car shot multiple times in Fairchance

Four people are charged after a home and a parked car were shot in Fairchance Borough early Wednesday morning. State police at Uniontown said four suspects ...

Suspect sought in damage to Great Allegheny Passage welcome center in Connellsville

Connellsville police are looking for a 19-year-old city resident accused of vandalizing a welcome center in the Youghiogheny River section of the Great Allegheny Passage. An ...

Perseid Meteor Shower to light up Western Pa. sky

Every summer, the Earth passes through the trail of rock and dust left by Comet Swift-Tuttle. Earth's gravity pulls the fragments, which burn up as they ...

Cops: Georgia man had stolen gun in Beaver County theater

A Georgia man is jailed on charges he brought a stolen gun and ammunition into a Beaver County movie theater. Twenty-one-year-old William Gossett, of Covington, ...

Failing to pay cab fare lands escaped Beaver County inmate back in jail

An escaped inmate is back behind bars after bolting from her hospital bed in Pittsburgh. Tyesha Jones, 24, was transferred about 1 a.m. Friday from the ...

Donation assists Fayette County food bank's flood recovery

A Fayette County agency whose food bank was heavily damaged in a June flood has received a $2,500 contribution toward its recovery efforts from Columbia ...

Motorcycle lost in 1977 Johnstown flood found during excavation work

JOHNSTOWN — On July 20, 1977, John Vitalie was trying to make sure his family was safe as the floodwaters were rising fast around his ...

Penn State University increases tuition by 2.29%

The freeze is over at Penn State — at least as far as tuition at the school's University Park campus is concerned. University trustees Friday approved ...

Drugs, alcohol no factor in plane crash that killed 2 near State College

Neither a Mt. Lebanon eye surgeon nor a White Oak pilot had drugs or alcohol in their system last month when their plane crashed just ...

Man held for trial in April shooting death

A Burgettstown man accused of fatally shooting another man in April was held for court on a single homicide charge Friday, according to court records. McDonald ...

Flight 93 Memorial wetland project credited with protecting waterway from mine drainage

Stocked trout brought renewed life last year to Lamberts Run, a Somerset County tributary of the Stonycreek River. One of the primary factors supporting the ...

Pilot struck, injured while trying to stop runaway airplane at Connellsville airport

A pilot trying to stop a runaway classic aircraft was hurt when he was struck by the plane's tail section Wednesday morning at Joseph A. ...

Charges dismissed for former Franklin Township supervisor, wife

The remaining charges filed against a former Fayette County township supervisor and his wife, a former township treasurer, have been dismissed. In 2014, a county grand ...

South Union DNC delegate Vicites, charged in husband's shooting, resigns

The Fayette County woman accused of shooting her husband, county Commissioner Vincent Vicites, resigned her position Tuesday as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention, ...


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