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Investigation into dropped baby at Uniontown Hospital continues

By Tribune-Review 12:22 a.m.
A police investigation into the circumstances that resulted in a nurse dropping a newborn baby at Uniontown Hospital is ongoing, according to a city police detective. Detective Donald Gmitter said the day-old infant sustained a skull fracture when dropped at the ...

Funeral planned for Connellsville teen who died in crash

By Mark Hofmann 1:21 a.m.
Funeral arrangements have been set for an 18-year-old Bullskin teen who died of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident in Bullskin on Tuesday evening. Brenden Durbin ...

Connellsville fireworks display gets change of site

By Mark Hofmann 1:21 a.m.
The Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce fireworks display set for tonight will be set off behind Martin’s Plaza, and ribs will be available. The fireworks are ...

Pam Porterfield: Church events, family reunions, benefits abound in Fayette County

By Pam Porterfield 1:01 a.m.
The Indian Creek Baptist Church, 311 Baptist Church Road, Mill Run will hold its annual homecoming picnic Saturday. Bring the whole family and enjoy the following events: Noon, parade; 1 p.m., flag ceremony with VFW Post 12019; 2 p.m., games ...

Boy, 5, in stable condition after fall from window in Fayette County

By Tribune-Review
A 5-year-old boy is in stable condition after falling from a second-story window Wednesday night in Fayette County. The incident occurred around 9 p.m. at a home along Frick Street in Hiller, Luzerne Township, according to a Fayette 911 dispatcher. …

Uniontown man gets 15-30 years for raping 2 girls

By Liz Zemba 12:09 a.m.
A teenage girl told a 38-year-old man who admitted to raping her and another girl that she no longer fears him. “I’m glad you are going ...

Robbery suspect captured near Uniontown Hospital

By Liz Zemba
A Perryopolis man accused of robbing a North Union pool hall while wearing a Spider-Man mask was apprehended Thursday when he tried to exchange some ...

Group takes veterans, seniors in WWII-era planes at Unity airport

By Stacey Federoff
Florence “Shutsy” Reynolds climbed into the front seat of a blue-and-yellow 1940 Boeing Stearman biplane Wednesday at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Unity, the same ...

2015 Connellsville grad identified as victim of Bullskin motorcycle crash

By Mark Hofmann
A 2015 Connellsville Area High School graduate and member of the high school wrestling team died as a result of a two-vehicle accident  Tuesday in Bullskin. The Fayette County Coroner’s Office identified the victim of Tuesday night’s motorcycle versus vehicle collision ...

Wolf veto rankles Fay-West GOP

By Karl Polacek
“The budget put in front of the governor is a good budget. It didn’t raise taxes,” said state Rep. Ryan Warner, a Republican who represents ...

Action sought on medical marijuana by Connellsville couple

By Karl Polacek
Five-year-old Sydney Michaels and her parents, Paul and Julie Michaels of Connellsville, are tired of waiting for the state Legislature to take action to legalize ...

Troopers searching for Fayette County robbery suspect

By Liz Zemba
A Perryopolis man accused of robbing a North Union pool hall while wearing a Spider-Man mask was the subject of an hours-long police manhunt on ...

Greater Connellsville chamber sets back-up plans if rain hits

By Mark Hofmann
Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce has a rain date and a different location for its fireworks presentation if Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate this weekend. The annual Independence Day celebration in the city includes a fireworks display from Keystone Fireworks sponsored by ...

Connellsville Area Community Ministries volunteer program gets new leader

By Marilyn Forbes
Connellsville Area Community Ministries Executive Director Chip Rowan said that volunteers are the backbone of the organization, and Rita Smith, the new Volunteer in Ministry ...

Day-old baby dropped at Uniontown hospital by nurse

By Tribune-Review
A day-old baby was dropped by a nurse on Tuesday at Uniontown Hospital, a spokesman said. Just after 6 a.m., the nurse was sitting down in the Family Beginnings Birthing Center with the baby, born by C-section on Monday, said Josh ...

Uniontown man takes plea deal in assault, Connellsville robberies

By Karl Polacek
Juanya James Knopsnider, 19, of Uniontown, pleaded guilty Tuesday to several charges involving numerous crimes during a hearing before Fayette County Judge Steve Leskinen. Knopsnider, who was 18 when the incidents occurred, was accused of an assault on another ...

Connellsville board hikes taxes, adds to layoffs

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville Area School Board passed its final, balanced budget for 2015-16 of $69,390,063 with a tax increase while announcing 11 additional layoffs in the district. During a special meeting Tuesday, the board voted to lay off three monitor aides, five custodians ...

Fayette County Fair won’t be disrupted by Route 119 project

By Karl Polacek
Traffic on Route 119 in Dunbar Township in Fayette County, between Pechin Road and Bell Drive, will be moved to the right lanes on Monday, ...

Uniontown man pleads guilty to raping 2 young girls

By Liz Zemba
A Uniontown man will serve at least 15 years in prison for repeatedly raping two young girls. On Tuesday, David Kinteay Carson, 38, entered guilty pleas to two counts each of rape, statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent ...

Trooper: Cell may have played part in fatal Fayette County crash

By Liz Zemba
A cellphone app that displays videos may have been active when a Rockwood man’s car veered into oncoming traffic in Fayette County, killing a Connellsville woman last year, according to a state trooper. But pending a final analysis of Grant Pletcher’s ...

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