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Police investigate 2 shootings in Washington County, one of them fatal

By Bill Vidonic
A Washington man was shot to death Saturday outside a city bar, according to the Washington County Coroner’s Office. Matthew E. McGlone, 21, was shot in the parking lot of Comfort Lounge in the 1100 block of Jefferson Avenue around 2:15 a.m., according to a news release from Coroner S. …

California University police officer alleges discrimination

By Tribune-Review
A female police officer at California University of Pennsylvania who is on restricted sick leave has sued the university, alleging she has been passed over for promotions offered to male colleagues and subjected to discrimination because of sick-leave use and …

Washington County military surplus store sold stolen items, detectives say

By Paul Peirce
The owner of the California Army-Navy surplus store and his nephew made “substantial profits” by selling more than $216,000 worth of military property allegedly stolen …

Donora man accused of hours-long assault of woman

By Stacy Wolford
An anonymous tip led to the arrest of a Donora man accused of beating a woman in a jealous rage “to get the truth out …

Judge denies Pozonsky motion to throw out evidence

By Aaron Aupperlee
Bedford County Judge Daniel Lee Howsare denied a motion by former Washington County Common Pleas Judge Paul Pozonsky to throw out evidence in his upcoming trial on charges he stole cocaine evidence. Howsare, who is presiding over the case, wrote …

Wanted sex offender caught hiding in homemade fort in Washington County

By Chris Togneri
Had David Darell David, a fugitive child molester, stayed inside his elaborately-concealed hideout, police might have walked right past him. “He was standing up. That’s …

3 men arrested on drug charges in Donora

By Stacy Wolford
Three men are in jail after they were allegedly caught with more than $40,000 worth of heroin in the basement of a Donora home. Washington …

Man charged in sexual assault of homeless woman in Washington Co.

By Michael Hasch
A Michigan trucker was arraigned Tuesday in Washington County on charges of repeatedly sexually assaulting a homeless woman he picked up at a fast-food restaurant in Ohio and threatening to kill her if she didn’t tell his employer that she …

Shale oil, gas finds put Mon Valley on path to renaissance, leaders say

By Jason Cato
Lue Ann Pawlick never envisioned companies connected with oil and gas beating a path to Alta Vista Business Park when it broke ground in tiny …

Harrisburg insider, newcomer battle over change in Pa.’s 46th Senate District

By Jason Cato
Democrat Sen. Tim Solobay points to funding from a new transportation bill paving the way for development in his Western Pennsylvania district. Republican challenger Camera …

Upper St. Clair man acquitted of murder sues Washington prosecutors, police

By Brian Bowling
Washington city police and the Washington County district attorney ignored the evidence in unsuccessfully pursuing homicide charges against an Upper St. Clair man, the man …

Washington County slaying victim’s family urges speedier investigation

By Jason Cato
The family of a Washington County man slain three years ago urged authorities Wednesday to expedite the investigation and prosecutors to charge a suspect. “To …

Small-business owner challenges Cecil attorney in 46th District

By Jason Cato
One candidate for a seat in the Pennsylvania House is a political novice whose grandfather inspired him to run while the other is a four-term …

Ex-Washington County inmate denied dental care awarded $100K

By Brian Bowling
Washington County owes a former inmate $100,000 because four jail officials ignored his need for dental care, a federal jury ruled. The eight-member jury on Friday agreed with Joseph W. Consonery of Washington that the officials violated his constitutional right …

Dispute at California party leads to arrest

By Tribune-Review
One person was reported arrested in California Borough early Sunday morning during a dispute at an off-campus party. Christine Kindl, spokeswoman for California University of Pennsylvania, said reports indicated a crowd of indeterminate size became unruly when a party became …

Charleroi football player turns tragedy into triumph

By Les Harvath
Charleroi Area senior football player Kevin McClellan does not wear a huge “S” on his chest but, as Cougars coach Don Militzer described his 5-foot-10, …

Officer violated gun rights during traffic stop, motorist claims

By Brian Bowling
A Jefferson Hills police officer violated a Washington County woman’s civil rights by temporarily confiscating her loaded gun during a traffic stop, the woman claims in a federal lawsuit filed Friday. Heather Dawn Flanegan of New Eagle says in the …

Eighty Four woman killed in 3-car wreck near Finleyville airport

By Tribune-Review
An Eighty Four woman died in a three-vehicle collision late Friday, according to the Washington County Coroner’s Office. Stacy R. Smith, 47, was killed in the accident near of Route 88 and Airport Road in Union, near the Finleyville airport, …

Washington County pharmacy owner charged in prescription drug scheme

By Adam Brandolph
A Washington County pharmacy owner faces charges that he submitted $346,000 in false prescription claims to insurance companies and filled phony prescriptions for tens of …

Peters doctor in prison for writing illegal prescriptions faces new charges

By Brian Bowling
A former Peters doctor serving more than a decade in prison for writing thousands of illegal prescriptions for painkillers faces a new federal charge for health care fraud. Oliver W. Herndon, 43, and others working for Horizons Hospice LLC placed …

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