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Sentence upheld in shooting death during Washington County home invasion

WASHINGTON, Pa. — An appeals court has upheld the sentence of one of the four men convicted in the shooting death of a 10-year-old girl ...

Monessen man in jail on charges related to Charleroi shooting

A Washington County judge on Monday set bail at $300,000 for a man charged in a shooting that wounded two people Sunday night in Charleroi. Police ...

Wheeling Island wine cellar gives glimpse into past

WHEELING, W.Va. — North Front Street property owners Paula and Chuck Foster are proud of their little slice of Wheeling's subterranean history. The Fosters are ...

New Castle man charged with killing 2-month-old baby

Police on Friday arrested a New Castle man accused of killing a 2-month-old baby. Christopher Holmes, 22, faces charges of homicide, assault and recklessly endangering another ...

No injuries in Gilpin house fire

No one was hurt in a Saturday night fire that destroyed a farm house built in the 1800s in Gilpin, Armstrong County, officials said. Residents of ...

Washington County man killed in Rt. 40 crash

A Washington County man was killed early Friday when his car went off U.S. 40 near Scenery Hill, the county coroner said. Jacob A. Klinger, 22, ...

Fayette man accused of repeatedly raping 75-year-old woman in Masontown home

State police this week arrested a Fayette County man already awaiting trial for allegedly raping a 66-year-old woman for repeatedly sexually assaulting an elderly woman ...

Three rescued from roof of burning Bentleyville home

The Red Cross of Western Pennsylvania is assisting a family of six adults whose home in Bentleyville, Washington County, was extensively damaged by fire early ...

Superintendent disputes cafeteria worker's 'shaming' claims

CANONSBURG — A Washington County school superintendent disputes the account of a cafeteria worker who says she quit over what she considers a "lunch shaming" ...

Connellsville Area hires Penn Hills business manager

Business Manager Robert Geletko is leaving the Penn Hills School District to take a similar job with the Connellsville Area School District. Connellsville Area ...

Lunch lady quits Canon-McMillan job over 'disgusting' policy

After a supervisor ordered Stacy Koltiska to swap a 6-year-old's chicken nuggets for a plain cheese sandwich, she quit her job as a cafeteria worker ...

Authorities announce more than 75 drug arrests in Beaver County

Attorney General Bruce Beemer came to Beaver County Wednesday to tout charges against 76 people suspected of dealing drugs, but at the same time stressed ...

Judge dismisses Fayette County woman's malicious prosecution lawsuit

Police in Fayette County had probable cause to charge a California woman with endangering the welfare of a child, possession of a small amount of ...

Police accuse Washington Co. EMT of sexually assaulting children

An emergency medical technician with a Washington County ambulance service was arrested on charges of sexually assaulting two children in several locations over the past ...

Butler school bus crash sends 4 students, driver to hospital

A Wednesday morning school bus crash in Butler County sent four children and the bus driver to the hospital with minor injuries, according to police. Butler ...

Flood victims in Fayette, neighboring counties eligible for disaster loans

Federal low-interest loans will be available for Fayette County residents in the aftermath of flash flooding last month that damaged and destroyed dozens of homes. Gov. ...

Canon-McMillan school cafeteria worker quits in lunch shaming

A public school cafeteria worker has quit over what she considers a "lunch shaming" policy in a Washington County school district. Stacy Kotiska says she ...

Outreach program spotlights state troopers' on-the-job duties

Residents in three counties this fall have an opportunity for an up-close and hands-on look at the jobs state troopers perform through a new community ...

Blairsville man found dead in parking lot

The coroner and state police in Indiana are investigating the death of a 36-year-old Blairsville man whose body was found Sunday in the parking lot ...

Accountant postpones expected guilty plea in cyber school funds diversion

The accountant for former Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School CEO Nick Trombetta apparently decided not to plead guilty Monday as expected to helping Trombetta divert $8 ...


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