Greene County man charged in connection with road rage incident

Police said Lawrence Thomas Ford of Waynesburg tailgated then pointed a gun at another motorist.

about 22 hours ago

Tests find radiation in Clyde Mine water in Washington County

Testing found evidence of radiation contamination in water discharges likely related to past dumping of shale gas drilling wastewater.

2 days ago

 Benedikte Gijsbregs of Belgium, left, holds a photo of WWII solider Donald Ward, a Washington County native, whose grave she maintains. Debra Rufffing, related to Pvt. Ward, is at right.

Belgian woman who cares for U.S. WWII soldier's grave meets his Washington County family

Benedikte Gijsbregs cares for the grave of Pvt. Donald Ward in Belgium. After years of searching, she has finally found his survivors.

4 days ago

Man killed in Washington County house fire

The fire was reported at 3:08 a.m. on Lawton Street in Monongahela, according to county emergency officials.

4 days ago

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.

6 days 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.

1 week 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

3 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.

3 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.

3 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.

3 weeks ago

Washington County food bank moving to new location

The non-profit purchased the former Country Fresh Market along Route 40 in Centerville Borough.

4 weeks ago

 The Donora-Webster Bridge disappears into a cloud of smoke as it drops into the Monongahela River this morning.

Donora Webster Bridge imploded

A contractor dropped the 107-year-old structure into the Monongahela River with explosives this morning.

4 weeks ago

Elderly Harmar man killed in Westmoreland County crash

The crash occurred at 3:30 p.m. along Route 380 at Utopia Road in Washington Township.

4 weeks ago