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New Podcast Investigates Cold Case That Rocked Pittsburgh’s LGBTQ CommunityPittsburgh Institute For Nonprofit JournalismNewsBreak Contributor
Dramatic Arrest: Homicide Suspect Nabbed at Pittsburgh Airport After LeapRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
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'Something's not right to me,' UPS worker says of cuts at New Stanton hub
A United Parcel Service employee said she felt betrayed this week after receiving news the company plans to shed about 200 jobs from its New Stanton delivery hub. “In the end, we got screwed. It’s rough. Something’s not right to me,” said Lindsey Kramer, 37, of Mt. Pleasant.
Fayette County chiropractor facing additional indecent assault charge
A Fayette County doctor accused of indecent assault is facing more charges.
Westmoreland County gun shop owner accused of stealing more than $100,000 from customers
GREENSBURG, Pa. — A Westmoreland County gun store owner, accused of stealing thousands from her customers, is now heading to trial. Tracey McMahan, the owner of Hi-Grade Shooters Supply in Youngwood, is facing numerous felony theft charges stemming over the course of several years starting in 2021. State police...
Inmates escorted to new Fayette County Jail facility
The new jail is located on the former site of the US Army Reserve Center, which sat vacant since the early 2000s.
1 hurt in crash involving train, vehicle in Fayette County
At least one person was injured in an accident involving a train and vehicle in Fayette County on Monday morning.
Austin Traffic Stop Results In Drug Arrest For Uniontown Woman
A Uniontown area woman faces a charge of possession of methamphetamine following a traffic stop in Austin last Tuesday, Feb. 13. Melissa Cox Williamson, 53, of the 1400 block of S County Road 1100 E northwest of Uniontown, was arrested by Austin Police officer Joshua Vires. Vires said he was...
Multiple cats rescued from hoarding situation by 2 Westmoreland County shelters
Two Westmoreland County animal shelters rescued multiple cats from a hoarding situation.
Westmoreland DA will review Penn Township police video before public release
The Penn Township commissioners voted Wednesday to allow the Westmoreland County District Attorney’s Office to review police body camera video before it is released to the public. Four months after police released body camera video showing an officer shooting a Ligonier Township man, District Attorney Nicole Ziccarelli’s office requested...
Woman killed, 10-year-old injured in Westmoreland County crash
DERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) -- A woman is dead after a crash in Westmoreland County on Monday afternoon. The crash happened a little after noon on Route 217 between Derry and Blairsville at Barkley Road. It shut the roadway down in both directions.The coroner said 49-year-old Regina Endress was driving a Chevrolet Cruze north on Route 217 when she was hit by another vehicle traveling south in a head-on-type collision. She wasn't wearing a seatbelt, the coroner said. She was pronounced dead at the scene. There was a 10-year-old passenger in Endress' vehicle who was flown to a Pittsburgh-area hospital. There's been no word on the condition of the child or the other driver involved. The Blairsville Fire Department responded to the scene, as well as several Pennsylvania State Police units. A medical helicopter was also called after the crash.It's unclear what led up to the crash.Endress' cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy and further investigation into the collision, the coroner said.
Victims sought for testimony at Westmoreland Register of Wills contempt hearing
People impacted by delays in filing adoption records could be called as witnesses at a hearing next month in Westmoreland County court to address the issue. Two county judges will review whether Register of Wills Sherry Magretti Hamilton violated court orders that required her courthouse office meet specific deadlines to complete overdue work.
One Injured In Route 422 Accident
One person was taken to the hospital after a crash on Route 422 yesterday morning. The two-vehicle accident happened in the westbound lane of Route 422 in Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence County just after 7 a.m. Police say 26-year-old Dominque Hill of Youngstown was speeding while approaching an intersection and...
Beloved businessman dies unexpectedly while riding home from Seven Springs resort
Westmoreland County leaders say he was an incredible philanthropist.
A Taste of Italy: Discover Jeannette's 7 Finest Italian Dining Spots
In this piece, we're exploring seven exquisite Italian restaurants in Jeannette. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we encourage you to share your experiences in the comments section below!
Threat leads lockdown at Donegal H.S., increased police for rest of the week
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — Donegal High School was placed on administrative lockdown Tuesday, after a school resource officer received information about a threatening note was left in a school bathroom. Officials with the Susquehanna Regional Police Department said officers locked down the school to conduct a thorough search....
Couple accused of locking up daughter ordered to stand trial
The Fayette County couple accused of locking their 6-year-old daughter in a cage was ordered to stand trial Tuesday. During a hearing, DA Michael Aubele said it’s a miracle the girl survived.
Multigenerational 'Snow White' performance set at Geyer Performing Arts Center
A fairy tale favorite is coming to the Geyer Performing Arts Center in Scottdale this month, with a cast that connects multiple generations. The musical production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” will run at the theater from Friday to Sunday. The show is a twist on...
Lane restrictions on Route 30 begin
OYSTER POINT, Pa. — Lane restrictions start tonight in East Hempfield Township. PennDOT announced restrictions on Route 30 at the Centerville Road Interchange Improvement Project. The restrictions start on Tuesday, Feb. 20, and continue through Wednesday, Feb. 21. A left lane restriction will be in place in both directions...
Herminie family surprised with new puppy after New Year's Day fire destroyed their home
HERMINIE, Pa. (KDKA) - A family who lost everything in a fire on New Year's Day has been leaning on the community in their time of need, and recently they got an enormous gift to give them hope. The Riles Family lived in Hermine with their dog Ozzy and cat Maggie when the flames ripped through their homes. Neither Ozzy nor Maggie survived. RELATED: Pittsburgh-area family leans on community after fire destroys home, kills 2 petsNow, the breeder who sold them Ozzy said she's helped them get a new dog. Kim Alamo told KDKA she learned of a litter of Bernedoodle puppies just like Ozzy and reached out to John Riles to let him know. They then worked together to surprise John's wife, Nannette, with the puppy they're now calling Axel. They said while Axel doesn't replace Ozzy, he picks up where Ozzy left off.
Freshly Squeezed in Irwin: Uncover 3 Must-Try Juice Bars and Smoothies
This article presents an overview of three noteworthy juice bars and smoothie spots in Irwin. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
10 miles of new trail from Gilpin brings regional network 1 step closer
The newest 10 miles of the Armstrong Trail aren’t officially open yet, but dozens of people got to walk along the stretch Wednesday and see its local centerpiece: the revamped railroad bridge spanning the Kiski River near Freeport. Armstrong Trails Executive Director Chris Ziegler announced Tuesday the completion of...