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Coroner identifies body in Yough River as Carnegie man

By Joe Napsha
The Fayette County Coroner has identified the body found Thursday afternoon along the Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle State Park as the Carnegie man who fell into the Ohiopyle Falls on March 18. The victim, Michael Davila Jr., 20, died as a ...

Shuster admits to ‘personal relationship’ with airline industry lobbyist

By Tribune-Review
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House committee that handles aviation legislation acknowledged Thursday that he has a “private and personal relationship” with an airline ...

Fayette Couny prosecutors drop charges filed by indicted ex-officer

By Liz Zemba
Two criminal cases filed by a former police officer accused of civil rights violations will be dropped in Fayette County, according to the district attorney. The cases filed by former Redstone police Sgt. Norman L. Howard include one in which Howard ...

Uniontown freight train derailment blamed on bad crossties

By Liz Zemba
A preliminary report by a local rail company points to defective or missing railroad crossties and fasteners as the reason why a train jumped the tracks in January just steps from some Uniontown homes, snarling traffic and knocking out power ...

Body found in Ohiopyle State Park may be missing Carnegie man

By Joe Napsha
The body of a man was found Thursday afternoon along the Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle State Park, a park official said Thursday. Park Manager Kenneth Bisbee said the body was spotted Thursday afternoon by a kayaker searching the waters in Stewart ...

Dunbar Borough Elementary accepting children for Pre-K Counts program

By Marilyn Forbes
Dunbar Borough Elementary School has added a PA Pre-K Counts program to its school and is accepting children, ages 3 and 4, from around the ...

Porterfield: Champion’s County Line Church to serve chicken and biscuit dinner

By Pam Porterfield
Enjoy a chicken and biscuit dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday in County Line Church of the Brethren at Route 711 south and County Line Road in Champion. Also on the menu will be mashed potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce, cake ...

Former Redstone officer indicted in civil rights case

By Paul Peirce
A former Fayette County policeman was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh for allegedly violating the civil rights of an unidentified man he allegedly assaulted in his custody and for falsifying police reports on the 2013 incident. The ...

Bullskin Township Elementary student council gets students involved

By Marilyn Forbes
Getting students out more into the community while making them more visible in their own school were reasons Bullskin Township Elementary Principal Charles Michael decided ...

Presentation shines light on Dunbar’s industrial past

By Laura Szepesi
Those who live in Dunbar today — or drive through as visitors — see a sleepy little village with several churches, homes and a few ...

Incumbent coroner, underling seek Dem nod in race for Fayette coroner

By Mary Pickels
In the race for Fayette County coroner, the physician who has held the post since 1990 will face off against one of his deputies for ...

Wrongful death suit over Nemacolin crash settled

By Liz Zemba
The parents of a teenager who was killed in a drunken-driving crash at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Fayette County have settled their wrongful death lawsuit ...

Dunbar Township resort proposal approval appealed

By Mark Hofmann
The proposed resort to cater to those on the bike trail has been approved by the Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board, but that decision has been appealed. Last month, the board granted a special exception for a resort on property zoned ...

Uniontown man accused of punching state trooper

By Tribune-Review
A Uniontown man is accused of punching a state trooper in the face Monday afternoon while the trooper was responding to a report of an intoxicated male at the Uniontown Country Club in South Union, police said. The suspect, Donald T. ...

Fayette County Commissioner Zimmerlink lawsuit near $30K settlement

By Jacob Tierney
The federal civil rights lawsuit against Fayette County Commissioner Angela Zimmerlink likely will end soon with a $30,000 settlement, according to paperwork filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh. An unidentified woman, referred to as Jane Doe 1 in ...

Coroner identifies Henry Clay accident victim as Uniontown man

By Tribune-Review
A Uniontown man has been identified as the victim of a one-vehicle crash along Route 40 in Henry Clay Township Monday afternoon, the Fayette County Coroner’s office said. The victim, Mark Kopinsky, 56, died of blunt force trauma, Fayette County Coroner ...

Former Laurel Highlands teacher pleads guilty to planning tryst with girl, 15

By Tribune-Review
A former Fayette County middle school teacher pleaded guilty in West Virginia Tuesday to planning a sexual encounter with a 15-year-old girl. Daniel S. McGarvey, 44, of South Union, admitted to contacting a girl he believed to be 15 years ...

Connellsville Municipal Authority gets partial refund

By Mark Hofmann
Pennsylvania American Water has responded to the Connellsville Municipal Authority over an incorrect billing overcharge. During the authority’s March meeting, Jodi Enany, authority chairperson, said the authority may have been overcharged for a minimum of seven years by the water ...

Connellsville man will stand trial for hitting 5-month-old boy

By Mark Hofmann
A 22-year-old Connellsville man, who police said struck a 5-month-old boy in the face, will face charges in Fayette County Court. Damon Wesley Savage, 22, of 231 Pleasant Valley Road was held for court on Tuesday following a preliminary hearing before ...

Council members seek Democratic nomination for Fayette County controller

By Liz Zemba
Two men who are elected councilmen in their communities are vying for the Democratic nomination for Fayette County controller. Scott Abraham, 51, a Fairchance councilman, said ...

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