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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 ...

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 ...

Man killed in car crash in Slippery Rock

A 23-year-old man died early Saturday after a violent car crash in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania State Police said. Andrew Chupka, of Butler, was driving a red ...

Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issue

He didn't think much about it then, but Wyatt Schueler rarely saw a person who was not white during the eight years he attended Catholic ...

Schools, teachers attempt to tackle achievement gap in Western Pennsylvania

Western Pennsylvania's school administrators and teachers are working to improve outcomes for all students in schools that are becoming segregated by race and income. Black ...

Turnpike wreck in Somerset County injures truck driver

The driver of a tractor trailer headed eastbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike was flown to the hospital Friday night after his truck overturned. State police in ...

Greene County woman accused of being lookout for drugstore robbery

A Greene County woman is accused of being a "lookout person" during a drugstore robbery last month for a man arrested this week in West ...

State police in Uniontown warn of fake IRS phone calls

State police in Uniontown are warning residents of a phone scam in which callers claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service are telling would-be ...

Leechburg boys basketball team focus of assault probe

Leechburg authorities are investigating reports that high school boys' basketball players assaulted teammates for as long as a decade, the borough police chief said Thursday. Police ...

Cranberry gives final OK to Cochran Automotive for auto body center

Cranberry supervisors on Thursday gave final approval for Cochran Automotive to convert the former ThyssenKrupp copper and brass facility in the township into an autobody ...

Johnstown man held on charges he overdosed on heroin in maternity ward

Police say a Johnstown man overdosed on heroin in the bathroom of a hospital maternity ward. Johnstown police say Lucas Cornelius was in the ward with ...

Fayette County man suspected in pharmacy robberies arrested in West Virginia

A Fayette County man wanted by police in a string of pharmacy robberies in two states was arrested Wednesday night in West Virginia. Joshua Cain Abel, ...

Kittanning man sentenced for causing fatal North Side crash

A Kittanning man will spend three to six months in jail or in an alternative housing program for causing a crash on Pittsburgh's North Side ...

U.S. Attorney, Pitt working to prevent ODs by posting heroin info online

More than two dozen nonfatal heroin overdoses and three suspected fatal heroin overdoses in the past week have law enforcement looking at new strategies to ...

I-70 lane for 12 hours in Washington County

PennDOT officials have announced an alternating single lane closure will occur along a small section of Interstate 70 in Washington County Thursday evening through early ...

Service workers give strike notice to Washington Hospital

A service workers union is threatening to strike Washington Hospital if a contract dispute isn't resolved soon. The Service Employees International Union Healthcare Pennsylvania voted Tuesday ...

Armstrong County teen gets 35 years to life for Leechburg murder

Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi told a court Tuesday he wished a Kittanning Township teen were a little older so the convicted killer could ...

Somerset priest's request for new trial in molestation case in federal judge's hands

Ed Dallape left the federal courthouse in Johnstown on Tuesday confident the Rev. Joseph D. Maurizio Jr. will win a new trial — and an ...

U.S. Attorney issues alert about heroin overdoses

More than two dozen heroin overdoses have been reported in Washington and Cambria counties since the weekend, U.S. Attorney David Hickton said Tuesday. At least a ...

Judge sets trial date for Cyber Charter CEO accused of siphoning $1 million

The criminal trial of former Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School CEO Nick Trombetta and his accountant will start with jury selection on June 6, a federal ...


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