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Robbery suspect captured near Uniontown Hospital

By Liz Zemba 3:38 p.m.
A Perryopolis man accused of robbing a North Union pool hall while wearing a Spiderman mask was apprehended when he tried to exchange some gold …

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

By Tribune-Review 4:38 p.m.
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. …

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 ...

Candidate for Fayette County sheriff drops election appeal

By Tribune-Review
A candidate seeking a recount in the Fayette County Sheriff’s race through a state appellate court has dropped his appeal. The Fayette County Bureau of Elections confirmed it received notice this morning from Commonwealth Court that Robert “Ted” Pritchard was dropping ...

Motorcyclist dies in accident in Bullskin

By Tribune-Review
A motorcyclist Tuesday was killed near a Sheetz convenience store in Bullskin. A dispatcher for Fayette 911 said the fatal accident occurred just after 9 p.m. near the intersection of Memorial Boulevard and Route 982 near Sheetz. State police from Uniontown were ...

Fairchance convenience store robber sought

By Tribune-Review
State police are looking for a man who robbed a Fayette County convenience store Monday night. Police said the suspect brandished a handgun at Sweet Pea’s Food Mart in Fairchance and demanded money from the cash registers at 9:30 p.m. A ...

Fayette County man deemed sexually violent predator

By Tribune-Review
An Adah man convicted of charges he sexually assaulted a girl over a 5-year-period was declared a sexually violent predator following a hearing Tuesday. A jury in February convicted Charles Edward Brooks, 58, of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault, ...

Brooklyn man’s cross-state taxi ride leads straight to jail in Uniontown

By Liz Zemba
A Brooklyn man who took a cab from Philadelphia to Uniontown to surprise his fiancée instead found himself booked into the Fayette County jail when ...

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