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Man accused of stabbing neighbor after argument in Westmoreland County
A man is facing charges after police say he stabbed his neighbor following an argument in Westmoreland County.
Structure reduced to rubble after fire in Fayette County
A building was reduced to rubble after flames tore through it in Fayette County.
Hempfield man charged with aggravated assault by vehicle
A Hempfield man was denied bail Thursday after state police said he drove recklessly around his neighborhood, nearly hitting a pedestrian. Troopers said Tyler Cecconello, 20, had a 2-year-old girl in his SUV at the time. They were called to Menock Manor near Swede Hill Park at 4:40 p.m. after...
Authorities respond to Route 30 crash in Ligonier Township
Route 30 reopened Friday evening following a single-vehicle crash, authorites said. It had been restricted to one westbound lane after the wreck was reporte at 4:22 p.m. about a quarter mile past Quarry Lane in Ligonier Township. At least one individual was being transported for medical care, according to 911...
Reports of shots fired in City of Latrobe unfounded, police chief says
Reports of shot fired prompted a large investigation in Latrobe on Friday.
Pitt-Greensburg Students Call for Change Following Accident on Mount Pleasant Road
Pitt-Greensburg students are calling for change following the accident that took place on Nov. 14, 2023. Pitt-Greensburg’s Audrey Fruehauf, 18, of Rector, was struck by a vehicle while crossing Mount Pleasant Road to get to University Courts. She was life flighted to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital where she remains in critical condition.
Unity man stabbed, 2 suspects identified
A gathering among friends Monday evening in Unity turned violent when a group of people stabbed a man in the leg, took his guns and $5,000, according to state police. The wounded man was taken to AHN Forbes Hospital in Monroeville for treatment and charges were filed against two suspects. Shane Patrick O’Toole, 21, of Munhall, and Sean Chase Jones, 19, of McKeesport, are charged with robbery, aggravated assault, theft and related offenses.
Women Attacked by Man Offering Ride Near Hempfield Cemetery
HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, PA – Emanuel Sirnic, a 20-year-old from Latrobe, was charged by Pennsylvania State Police following an assault and robbery incident reported on November 23. The victims, two young…
Laurels & lances: Rebuilding, increasing, concealing
Laurel: To rebuilding. On Dec. 4, 2021, St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church in Arnold was gutted by a massive fire that seemed like the end of the 74-year-old house of worship. Two years later, a $2.2 million sanctuary is rising from those ashes. “We rebuild our church, but we are...
Discover Greensburg: Top 3 Japanese Restaurants You Must Visit
In this article, we'll be exploring three exquisite Japanese restaurants in Greensburg. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we'd love for you to share your experiences in the comments section below:
Pa. animal shelter seeks help for ‘emaciated’ puppies found in box on side of road
Editor’s note: This article has been updated to reflect that the shelter said Friday night that it has enough foster care applicants and will not accept more. A western Pennsylvania animal shelter is trying to find foster homes for three emaciated “Christmas puppies” that were found abandoned on a roadside.
Yukon landfill could pay $275,000 to settle pollution claims
Residents living near a hazardous waste landfill in Yukon could share in a tentative $275,000 class-action lawsuit settlement that claims their homes have been impacted by polluted dust and odors from the site since 2014. Payments from the proposed settlement with MAX Environmental Technologies Inc. — to those living in...
Man barricaded in home prompts lockdown of Shaler school
Shaler Police are asking residents to stay away from the scene of a standoff on Oakmoor Drive. Officers are near Burchfield School where a man is barricaded in a home.
Unity man convicted in bad check scheme to pay for stepdaughter's wedding
A Unity man was convicted of forging checks written out on bogus bank accounts to pay for his stepdaughter’s 2020 wedding. Joseph A. Malago, 51, was found guilty Friday on 18 of 19 counts in four separate cases including a series of felony weapons offenses for illegal possession of firearms. He was found not guilty of one theft charge.
North Huntingdon man's overdose death leads to charges against Hempfield man
A Hempfield man is accused of providing a fatal dose of drugs to a North Huntingdon man who had been clean for about two years until being contacted by the suspect, his former drug dealer, according to township police. Authorities said powerful opioid fentanyl and animal tranquilizer xylazine were present...
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Puppies Of irwin, PA Need You!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around irwin.
Hunter Mistakenly Shoots Fellow Hunter in Westmoreland County
In a shocking incident in South Huntington Township, Westmoreland County, a hunter mistakenly shoots another, mistaking them for a coyote. The injured hunter is now in stable condition. This adds to the growing number of shooting incidents involving hunters statewide.
Derry man charged with rape, bail denied
A Derry Borough man is accused of raping a woman over four hours in November. Richard C. McElheny, 55, was arraigned Wednesday and was being held without bail. The woman reported the situation to borough police on Nov. 8. She told an officer that she was sexually assaulted in the basement of a borough home overnight after McElheny bound her hands and ankles, according to court papers. He is accused of threatening her with a knife.
Mom charged after alleged confrontation with school bus driver says she was defending her kids
She said several kids were eating on the bus but the driver only yelled at her daughter.
Local High School Student Kobe Keffer Appointed as Toys for Tots Youth Ambassador in Fayette County
Kobe Keffer, a Laurel Highlands High School sophomore, has been appointed as a youth ambassador for the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Keffer has volunteered with the organization since he was eight, initially assisting his mother, Katie Wilson, with her volunteer duties. His roles have evolved over time, and his commitment has earned him the ambassador title.