Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush unveils his energy policy at Rice Energy in Canonsburg on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Jeb Bush rolls out his energy policy in Canonsburg

Jeb Bush spoke Tuesday to a receptive audience outside the Canonsburg headquarters of natural-gas developer Rice Energy.

5 days ago

Second inmate suicide at Washington County Jail raises questions

Gregory James Michaux was pronounced dead Saturday morning at Washington Hospital where he was taken after being found hanging in his cell.

6 days ago

Peters council recognizes two who thwarted vehicle theft

Renato Antunes of Peters and Robert Green of Dormont were honored by council.

5 days ago

Canon-McMillan elementary school named blue ribbon school

The school was recognized for its overall academic excellence.

5 days ago

Clarksville man found dead in Washington County Jail

Gregory James Michaux, of Clarksville, was pronounced dead at the Washington Hospital.

1 week ago

One injured in Cecil house fire

The fire was reported around 2:30 a.m. on Blakemore Road off Route 50/Millers Run Road, officials said.

1 week ago

 Monks create sand mandala artwork.

Visiting monks will spotlight sacred arts of Tibet at Washington & Jefferson College

Buddhist monks will make their third trip to Washington & Jefferson College to share art and philosophy.

1 week ago

Samantha Bennett: The new car's a scold, but I'm warming up to it

The thing is designed to save me from myself, but at times it’s overprotective.

1 week ago

Canon-McMillan officials say danger "ruled out" in regard to threat

Police will be at the high school today, however.

1 week ago

 Tom Uram, president of the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists, designed the official medal for Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Washington, D.C.

Eighty Four artist coins the perfect message for Pope Francis

Tom Uram creates the official medal for the pontiff’s upcoming trip to Washington, D.C.

2 weeks ago

Fort Cherry school evacuated after gas leak

The school, on Fort Cherry Road in Mount Pleasant, was evacuated about 8:30 a.m.

1 week ago

Bowling fundraiser for breast cancer research set for next week in Washington County

Five co-workers at Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services/Primary Care in Monessen joined to organize the fundraiser for breast cancer.

2 weeks ago

 Mylan launched the tender offer Monday after Perrigo rebuffed the bid in April.

Drugmaker Perrigo rejects Mylan takeover bid

The board felt the offer exposed Perrigo shareholders to "significant financial risks" and "troubling corporate governance values."

2 weeks ago

 Most people that bet on horse racing stay indoors and watch from television screens at the Meadows Casino in North Strabane.

Betting on the ponies, in person

The Meadows Racetrack attracts fans who want to watch horse races and place bets in person. They also breathe the air outside the casino.

3 weeks ago

 Jan Dunker sits on the porch of her store, Jan's Tea Shoppe, in Scenery Hill on Aug. 28.

As small towns in Pittsburgh region know, communities come together in stressful times

The fire at the 221-year-old Century Inn is one recent example of businesses and residents rallying after an unforeseen circumstance.

3 weeks ago

I-70 westbound lanes in Wash. County reopened since multi-vehicle crash

Two overturned tractor-trailsers forced closure before 5:30 a.m. between Exit 15 (the Route 40/Chestnut Street exit) and Exit

3 weeks ago

 Mylan wants to complete the transaction by Nov. 13.

Mylan gets set to formally launch hostile bid for Perrigo

On Monday, it will ask shareholders of the over-the-counter drug specialist to ignore management’s recommendation against the proposal.

3 weeks ago

Firefighters respond to fire in Charleroi

Firefighters from Charleroi and neighboring communities tonight responded to a fire at the MD Bar on McKean Avenue.

3 weeks ago