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Vehicle crashes into house in Washington County

No injuries were reported in the crash, occurred in the 100 block of Francis Mine State Road in Smith at 6:41 a.m.

1 week ago


MarkWest objects to conditions placed on its proposed natural gas compressor station in Cecil

The company took issue with 26 conditions placed on the project by the Cecil Township zoning board.

1 week ago


Parolee ran meth lab in Canonsburg apartment, police say

The investigation began in April after a hardware store reported that someone bought materials that could be used to cook crystal meth.

2 weeks ago


Washington County man faces multiple counts of child porn charges

Michael Glenn Williams, 47, of Eighty Four faces 20 counts of child pornography and one charge of criminal use of a communication facility.

2 weeks ago


Former Washington County judge on work-release duty from jail

Former Washington County Common Pleas Judge Paul Pozonsky is working at Tri-State Restoration Services, according to jail Warden John Temas.

2 weeks ago


Former hospice doctor sentenced in Medicare scheme

Oliver Herndon, the former medical director for Horizons Hospice, waived indictment and pleaded guilty in November.

2 weeks ago


 Paul Pozonsky exits the courtroom after pleading guilty during a court appearance in March.

Former Washington County judge gets 30 days for stealing drug evidence

Paul Pozonsky was sentenced to up to 23 1/2 months, but he is likely to serve only 30 days, followed by two years of probation.

2 weeks ago


 Former Common Pleas Judge Paul Pozonsky, center, exits the courtroom with his defense attorney Robert Del Greco, right, and associate Mark Fiorilli, left, at the Washington County Courthouse in March.

Former Washington County judge to be sentenced today for stealing drug evidence

Paul Pozonsky pleaded guilty in March to theft by unlawful taking, obstructing administration of law and misapplication of entrusted

2 weeks ago


 Cash, drugs and paraphernalia that Washington County police said was seized from the home of Aaron Trilli.

Task force arrests Donora man accused of selling heroin

Authorities said they found 263 stamp bags of heroin, cash and paraphernalia in the home of Aaron P. Trilli.

3 weeks ago


 Kaylee Doyle, 12, of Scott rides at the Horses with Hope ranch in Bethel Park. Volunteers Joanne Murdy, left, Barbara Bach, center, and Anne Davis assist Kaylee around the track.

Special needs kids, veterans saddle up for equine therapy programs around Pittsburgh

Horses are effective therapy animals, and experts say that’s because both horses and humans interact socially and respond in similar ways.

3 weeks ago


Greater Washington County Food Bank to get new home in September

The new location will allow the food bank to distribute more fresh produce and meat and hopes to grow their fresh produce program.

3 weeks ago


Teen seriously injured, four others hurt in Washington County crash

State police said the teen was driving east on Pigeon Creek Road in Somerset Township when he ran a stop sign at Route 917.

3 weeks ago


 Ta'Naiyah Thomas was shot and killed in March 2014.

Four sentenced to prison in 10-year-old's shooting death in Washington County

Ta’Naiyah Thomas was shot to death in an apartment in March 2014 when the men, planning to rob her mother’s boyfriend, opened fire.

3 weeks ago


Pedestrian flown to hospital after hit by vehicle in Washington County

The crash occurred in the 100 block of West Pike Street in Houston about 4:30 a.m.

4 weeks ago


Allegheny Intermediate Unit’s AP summer institute preps teachers for fall courses

These summer institutes are subject-specific and provide teachers with the support and training needed to teach AP courses.

4 weeks ago


Penn State helps DIYers go from farm to fork

Two classes –– Midsummer Night’s (Berry) Jam and Ferment This (From Kimchi to Kraut) –– were designed to take advantage of summer’s bounty.

4 weeks ago


Duquesne University plants a SEED for students to excel in science

Through Project SEED, economically disadvantaged high school students get to take part in actual scientific research.

4 weeks ago



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