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3 taken into custody after shots fired at East Park in Connellsville

By Trib Total Media 1:39 a.m.
One man and two women were taken into custody by police Wednesday night after one or more gunshots were fired where a group of people had gathered at East Park in Connellsville, according to police. There were no injuries reported as ...

Connellsville Circles program fights poverty

By Laura Szepesi 1:41 a.m.
With vigilance and care, the circle of poverty can be overcome and families can be led out of it — and stay out — said ...

Fair weather expected for opening of Fayette County Fair

By Mark Hofmann 1:41 a.m.
All roads are open, and the skies are  expected to be clear for the 61st annual Fayette County Fair. “It’s going very well so far,” ...

Lower Tyrone supervisors unable to help property owner whose sewage permit was revoked based on DEP recommendation

By Marilyn Forbes 12:56 a.m.
Lower Tyrone supervisors this week addressed an appeal by Duane Stewart on the revocation of his sewage permit, which had been issued to him for his property at 260 Wilson Road. Based on a recommendation by the Department of Environmental Protection ...

Fayette warden wants to add 8 full-timers

By Liz Zemba
Fayette County’s jail warden wants to hire eight more full-time corrections officers to bring the total number to 50. Brian Miller made the recommendation to the prison board on Wednesday. He said he based the request on an internal study prepared ...

Fayette County doctor expects to go to prison in prescription scheme

By Liz Zemba
A Uniontown podiatrist accused of prescribing thousands of pain pills to patients in exchange for receiving up to half of them back testified he won’t fight the allegations and expects to be sentenced to prison. Dr. William Ainsley on Wednesday testified ...

Man sentenced for fleeing from Redstone officer

By Tribune-Review
A Hiller man was sentenced to a prison term of 2 ½ to 5 ½ years, plus 90 days, for fleeing from a Redstone police officer during a traffic stop. Judge Linda Cordaro imposed the sentence on James Holcomb Jr. 38, ...

Connellsville’s Porter Theater to present ‘Seven Brides’

By Linda Harkcom 12:10 a.m.
Art will imitate life this weekend when “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” takes the stage at the Edwin S. Porter Theater in Connellsville. The 1982 Broadway ...

Fayette County residents warned muggy weather could cause health problems

By Karl Polacek
It will be hot with high humidity for one more day and night, according to the National Weather Service Pittsburgh office in Moon. But older ...

North Fayette municipal authority awaits study on water

By Karl Polacek
North Fayette County Municipal Authority board will make no decision about its plant or purchasing water until it reviews a study that will become available in August, board Chairman Philip Mahoney told those attending Tuesday night’s meeting. Mahoney also said the ...

Connellsville police search for armed robber

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville police are searching for a man who robbed a South Side convenience store late Monday. The man brandished a handgun. Police said a white man, ...

Attempted homicide charge dropped in Bullskin bat beating, but man held for trial on other counts

By Liz Zemba
A district judge dismissed a charge of attempted homicide against a Connellsville man accused of beating another man with a metal baseball bat. But Nathan Edward Williams, 29, was ordered held for trial on charges of burglary, aggravated assault, simple assault, ...

Former Fayette commissioner plans run as independent

By Liz Zemba
A former two-term Fayette County commissioner will seek a third term as an independent candidate. Sean Cavanagh, 49, of South Union will formally announce his candidacy ...

Uniontown homicide suspect says high blood sugar level should negate statements to police

By Liz Zemba
A Uniontown man’s blood-sugar level was so high from diabetes complications that he didn’t understand state troopers when they questioned him in the fatal shooting ...

Police seeking suspect in Fayette motel robbery

By Tribune-Review
Police are looking for a man about 6 feet tall in connection with a robbery Monday at the Karlyn Motel office in German Township. The man threatened a woman employee with a handgun about 9:30 a.m. and left with a ...

Man charged with threats against Fayette firefighters

By Liz Zemba
Two Fayette County firefighters were helping police look for a South Connellsville man on the Youghiogheny River on Sunday afternoon when the man pointed a ...

Hundreds to participate in Nicholson Memorial Bike Run to benefit cancer patients

By Rachel Basinger
Hundreds of bikers are expected to make their way from Ed Nicholson and Sons Lumber Co. on Springfield Pike and wind their way through the Connellsville area during the Ninth Annual Scott Nicholson Memorial Bike Run. The fundraising event will start ...

VFW’s new national chief of staff has distinguished service pedigree

By Laura Szepesi
Allen Q. Jones, who has held many offices with the Veterans of Foreign Wars during his 70-year membership, will serve on the national level for ...

Connellsville Health Board discusses rundown properties

By Karl Polacek
Connellsville Health Board Monday night reviewed actions on several properties in the city. One property at 108-110 Gallatin Ave., previously declared a nuisance by the board, ...

Fayette County townships’ leaders worry about water plant

By Karl Polacek
The Fayette County Township Supervisors Association is concerned about ramifications that might occur if the North Fayette County Municipal Authority opts to close its 120-year-old water plant and then purchase water from the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County. Some members of ...

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