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One person dead after two separate shootings in Washington

A 21-year-old man who was shot in the parking lot of a bar in Washington early today has died from his wounds.

6 days ago


Three arrested after drugs found in Donora home

Detectives seized 3,800 stamp bags of heroin with a street value of more than $40,000, cash, and drug-packaging materials.

1 week ago


 Investigators raid a California Army Navy Surplus Store in California, Pa.

Attorney says owners of Washington County store didn't know they were selling stolen goods

Police say the California Army Navy store had $350,000 worth of tents, boots, portable stoves and other outdoor gear that was stolen.

1 week ago


 Mylan headquarters in Canonsburg.

Mylan revises terms of Abbott Labs deal

A government filing says Mylan will own a smaller piece of Abbott’s overseas generics business.

1 week ago


Authorities say wanted sex offender was hiding in wooden box in Washington County

U.S. marshals helped police and the Brook County, W.Va., sheriff’s office track down 64-year-old David David in Hanover on Tuesday.

1 week ago


Upper St. Clair veteran acquitted of murder files civil rights suit

Brandon Thomas claims in a federal suit filed today that he was the victim of malicious prosecution, false arrest and other misconduct by

2 weeks ago


South Fayette residents air concerns over Southern Beltway plans

New plans would entail closing Millers Run Road and installing cul-de-sacs positioned to the east and west of the Route 50 interchange.

2 weeks ago


Waynesburg officials investigate dumping of fracking wastewater

Officials believe someone illegally dumped 4,000 gallons of fracking wastewater in a sewer manhole.

2 weeks ago


Fayette man threatened ex-girlfriend, her family, police say

State police found a loaded shotgun and handgun on the front seat of his vehicle.

2 weeks ago


One person killed in Washington County crash

Police responded at 9:45 p.m. to the crash on Route 88 at Airport Road in Union Township

2 weeks ago


Inmate awarded $100,000 in damages on neglected dental treatment claim

Joseph Consonery said his broken tooth had become infected but the jail would not allow him to see an oral surgeon to have it pulled.

3 weeks ago


Washington County pharmacy owner charged with fraud

Andrew F. Kuzy, 61, has been charged with drug diversion, Medicaid fraud, insurance fraud and theft by deception.

3 weeks ago


Washington County chief juvenile probation officer charged with theft, tampering

Investigators accused Daniel J. Clements, 46, of submitting a $3,500 invoice for mixed martial arts training that never occurred.

3 weeks ago


Avella woman charged with abusing adopted child

Rana Cooper, 46, is accused of allegedly trying to sew the child’s mouth shut, gouging her eyes out and choking her over several years.

3 weeks ago


Woman killed in Washington County crash

Priscilla Simpson, 63, of South Franklin, drove down a driveway, crossed Bedillion Road, went over a hillside and struck a tree

3 weeks ago


Former Washington County newspaper editor dies following weekend crash

Louis Florian, 77, was driving around noon Sunday when he crashed near his home in North Franklin, a supervisor at the office said.

3 weeks ago


Robinson approves development near Settlers Ridge

The Ridge at Robinson will house five buildings along 40 acres of land near McCormick and Church Hill roads.

3 weeks ago


 Last year, doctors in the U.S. wrote nearly 137 million prescriptions for hydrocodone.

The prescription problem: Tighter restrictions placed on hydrocodone

The DEA has approved changes to the scheduling classification of hydrocodone, set to take effect Monday, to halt misuse of the drug.

4 weeks ago


Hill District 'bank' takes in, gives out diapers

The cost of diapers is daunting, but not using them can block low-income families from sending children to day care and preschool.

4 weeks ago


 Fall colors emerge in Whitehall Borough in 2013.

Pittsburgh area fall foliage report — get there early and often

Some good news has come from the cooler, rainier weather this summer — it helped make the fall foliage season last a bit longer than usual.

4 weeks ago


Project to upgrade Peters elementary to start in March

The $4.9 million project will involve windows, lighting and the HVAC system in McMurray Elementary School.

4 weeks ago


Pennsylvania uses variety of approaches to combat drug abuse

Legislation addresses antidotes, immunity for reporting overdoses, prescription drug data bases and drop-off boxes for unwanted medicine.

4 weeks ago


Woman seriously injured in I-70 crash in South Strabane

Police said the driver was flown to a Pittsburgh area hospital with major injuries.

1 month ago



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