Westmoreland


Monroeville man killed in Derry crash

Frederick G. Drummond, 61, was driving south on Route 981 when he collided with a truck about a mile south of Route 22 around 5:15 a.m.

3 days ago


Attempted homicide charges lodged against Monroeville man in chase

Police had issued an alert that a man possibly armed with several guns had left Monroeville and may be headed to Westmoreland County.

3 days ago


 An unmarked Westmoreland County sheriff's vehicle transporting Alex Hribal, the teen charged in the knife attack at Franklin Regional High School, exits the back garage of the Saloom-Rega Funeral home in Mount Pleasant.

Franklin Regional stabbing suspect allowed to attend relative's funeral visitation

Alex Hribal, 16, will remain in the physical custody of the Westmoreland County sheriff’s office at all times.

5 days ago


North Huntingdon commissioner leaves; hotel site plan wins approval

Tom Krause's resignation as a commissioner in North Huntingdon, Westmoreland County, was accepted by his fellow commissioners Wednesday

4 days ago


Westmoreland homicide case is transferred to a new judge

The case against Gregory Randall, accused of fatally bludgeoning his girlfriend, has been assigned to three district judges.

6 days ago


Mt. Pleasant woman involved in crash likely died of heart attack, coroner's office says

Nancy T. O'Shea, 72, died after her vehicle crashed off Mt. Pleasant Road.

6 days ago


North Huntingdon man struck, killed in Westmoreland County

Westmoreland County emergency crews were called at 1:38 p.m. for a report of a person struck on Lowber Road.

1 week ago


Norwin school directors approve motions related to STEM center

The votes didn’t commit the district to build the center.

6 days ago


Man found dead, pinned under farming machinery in Westmoreland County

Paul R. Christie, 77, was found in the garage behind his home, pinned beneath a brush hog, the coroner’s office said.

1 week ago


Feds seek funds from doctor suspected of insurance fraud

The U.S. attorney's office said in court papers that Dr. John Johnson conspired with William Hughes to defraud insurers of millions.

1 week ago


Latrobe police: Woman, 40, used 13-year-old for sex, drugs

Latrobe police have charged Jesse Kuhns with having sex with the boy when he stayed at her home in March.

1 week ago


Westmoreland County boiled water alert lifted

A boil water advisory has been lifted for customers in Hempfield and Unity, according to the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County.

1 week ago


North Huntingdon commissioners seeking fix for slide on road

The North Huntingdon commissioners on Wednesday night discussed possible ways to fix a slide under the edge of Pine Hollow Road.

1 week ago


Parts of Westmoreland County without water service

The Unity communities of Hostetter, Marguerite, Lycippus, and Whitney will be without service until further notice.

1 week ago


Norwin school board hears update on STEM center fundraising campaign

The school board heard an update on the fundraising campaign for the district’s proposed Science, Technology, Engineering and Math center.

1 week ago


Students seeking reinstatement for fired Franklin Regional guard

Two students presented school board members with a petition containing signatures asking for the reinstatement of John “Sarge” Resetar.

1 week ago


Jean­nette man charged with car break-ins

Dame­ian Lee Wil­liams, 43, has been charged with 26 counts of theft from a mo­tor ve­hi­cle.

2 weeks ago


 Melvin Knight is escorted to a squad car after his sentencing in August 2012. He was sentenced to death for the torture and killing of Jennifer Daugherty in Greensburg in 2010.

'Greensburg Six' killer appeals death-penalty in torture-killing

Melvin Knight’s lawyer, James Geibig, had argued that the jury wasn't properly sworn in prior to hearing the penalty trial.

2 weeks ago


 Angela Marinucci

Woman convicted in torture-murder scheduled for evaluation

Angela Marinucci was a juvenile at the time of the torture-killing of a mentally disabled woman.

3 weeks ago


Jeannette man pleads guilty to child porn charge

John S. Longo, a retired turnpike maintenance worker, will be sentenced Jan. 22.

3 weeks ago


No one injured when landing gear malfunctions at Arnold Palmer airport

Airport officials said the plane carrying a pilot and one passenger skidded to a halt on the runway around 11;15 a.m.

3 weeks ago


 Westmoreland County sheriff's office deputies transport Alex Hribal from the magistrate's office after his April 9 arraignment.

Alex Hribal transfer hearing scheduled for Sept. 26

The defense attorney wrote in a June motion that the 16-year-old continues to "deteriorate" in a juvenile detention center.

3 weeks ago


Security guard who helped end Franklin Regional stabbing spree fired

John Resetar, 70, received a certified letter  from his employer, Capital Asset Protection Inc., stating he would no longer be employed.

3 weeks ago


 Gateway High School boys coach Mitch Adams

Gateway basketball coach charged with making terroristic threats

Mitch Adams, who has been Gateway’s coach for nine seasons, was charged by Trafford police July 13 over an incident near his home.

1 month ago



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