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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 ...

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 ...

Hilcorp halts fracking at Lawrence County shale site near earthquake

A natural gas company voluntarily halted fracking activity on a Marcellus shale well in Lawrence County this week while state officials investigate a minor, nearby ...

Sensors to aid air monitoring near natural gas compressors in Pa.'s rural areas

With the help of a federal grant, the state Department of Environmental Protection plans to ramp up its efforts to monitor air quality near natural ...

Judge orders 3 Pa. friars to stand trial in sex abuse case

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Three Franciscan friars must stand trial on charges linked to their role in supervising a religious brother accused of molesting more than 100 ...

Republican state Rep. Metcalfe wards off challenger

When state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe first ran for state office in 1998, he said, he was overmatched and underfunded. "I was the underdog," said Metcalfe, 53, ...

Beaver County man gets nearly 60 years in prison for abusing boys

Nearly 60 years is the minimum a Beaver County man will spend in prison for his years of producing and disseminating child pornography — some ...

Driver of bus carrying California Area students charged with driving under influence

A Fayette County commercial bus driver taking California Area High School students on a trip to Nashville was charged last week with driving under the ...

Washington County coroner IDs man found in creek

Officials have identified the body of a man found floating in a Washington County creek. Albert Morrell, 65, of Washington was found Monday night in ...

Woman claims Zelienople police were abusive to her, police chief treated her unprofessionally

A Zelienople woman has filed a complaint against two borough police officers and the police chief, accusing the officers of being verbally abusive and saying ...

Indiana Area high school students charged with 'sexting'

Three Indiana Area Senior High School students were charged with summary offenses of transmission of sexually explicit images by a minor on Friday. State police Trooper ...

Man found floating dead in Washington County creek

A man was found dead Monday floating in a creek in Washington County. Two fisherman discovered the man's body in Chartiers Creek behind Curtis Pharmacy in ...

Police: Uniontown woman jailed for pointing gun at man who flipped her off

A Uniontown woman was arrested Friday on charges she pointed a gun at a man who made a vulgar gesture to her when she cut ...


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