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Person being flown to the hospital following dog attack in Fayette County

DUNBAR TOWNSHIP, Pa. — State police in Uniontown said a pit bull attacked a 37-year-old man Tuesday morning at a home in Fayette County. He was flown to the hospital in a medical helicopter following the dog attack. The severity of the victim’s injuries had not been released, but a Dunbar Township official said Tuesday morning that the victim was in surgery.
FAYETTE COUNTY, PA
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Property dispute turns into two-by-four assault

(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — A suspect was arrested after hitting a victim with a two-by-four during a property dispute. At about 4:22 p.m. on June 26, Pennsylvania State Police troopers were dispatched to a property at Recks Road and Mageetown Road in Rome Township (Crawford County) for an assault. Three people reportedly had been arguing over a […]
CRAWFORD COUNTY, PA
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Charleroi man accused of luring three young girls through Snapchat

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. — Connellsville police said a 35-year-old Charleroi man used Snapchat to lure three young girls to an area hotel last weekend. According to police, Brandon Johnson reached out to the young girls, ages 12, 13 and 13, through Snapchat and convinced them to meet him at the McDonald's in Connellsville on Saturday afternoon.
CONNELLSVILLE, PA
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Police: Tarentum man arrested on warrants faces additional drug charges

Tarentum police charged a man wanted on two arrest warrants with being a drug dealer after a state narcotics agent spotted him hanging out on his front porch. Jadrian Race “Toocy” Wade, 28, of the 300 block of East Eighth Avenue was charged with two felony counts of possession of drugs with the intent to deliver along with three counts of drug possession.
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2 charged in rash of vehicle break-ins in Westmoreland County

Two people are facing nearly 8,000 charges in connection with more than two dozen vehicle break-ins across Westmoreland County, according to court papers. Troopers said the suspects — Shelby Lynn Stamm, 26, of Youngstown and John Mitchell Hughes, 30, of Orlando, Fla. — stole cash, guns, designer sunglasses, wallets and other items.
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Abortion rights rally slated in Greensburg

An abortion rights rally is planned Wednesday in downtown Greensburg in the wake of last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down Roe v. Wade and ending the federal right to an abortion. The rally is slated for 5:15 p.m. at Main and Otterman streets, according to a post...
GREENSBURG, PA
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Murder suspect captured during shoplifting investigation

UNIONTOWN, Pa. – A shoplifting investigation resulted in the arrest of a murder suspect who has been on the run for six days, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Arlo Romano, 42, of Morgantown was taken into custody after attempting to give police a false identity. Trooper Kalee Barnhart, public...
MORGANTOWN, WV
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No injuries in gas-tanker fire in Murrysville

No one was injured when a gas tanker tanker truck caught fire Tuesday morning along William Penn Highway in Murrysville. Fire crews were called to the 6000 block of Route 22 near Buena Vista Drive around 8:45 a.m., according to a county 911 supervisor, and were cleaning up less than an hour later.
MURRYSVILLE, PA
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Westmoreland prison dog pulled from service over anxiety issues

Kira, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, has been on the job at the Westmoreland County Prison since she was a puppy. On Monday, the county’s prison board took the drug-detecting dog out of service after her handler said she is struggling with anxiety issues related to the electronics at the jail and can no longer perform her duties at the Hempfield lockup.
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Group breaks into East Hempfield Township UPS store, police say

EAST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A group of people burglarized a UPS store in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, according to police. Investigators said a group of people broke into the store on Enterprise Road early Sunday. The group opened packages and stole the contents, according to police. Officers...
LANCASTER COUNTY, PA
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Legal Abortion In Pa. is Still Limited

While abortions are still legal in Pennsylvania up to 24 weeks, access is still limited. As Crispin Havener explains, there are no abortion clinics in our viewing area. While places like Planned Parenthood have locations throughout the area they don’t perform abortions inside the clinics here. In fact, Planned Parenthood has had to temporarily shut down locations like this one here in Johnstown over staffing shortages.
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