Emergency crews respond to two-car crash in Derry

A head-on collision between two vehicles in Derry Township, Westmoreland County, has sent at least one victim to the hospital.

about 15 hours ago

Arnold fire leaves six people homeless

The fire at a duplex in the 1200 block of Kenneth Avenue was reported at 6 a.m., according to a Westmoreland County emergency dispatcher.

2 days ago

Man struck, killed by train in Westmoreland County

A county dispatcher said the fatal collision was reported at 12:50 a.m. near the intersection of Routes 56 and 711 in Seward.

2 days ago

Fatal crash in East Huntingdon

An East Huntingdon teenager did not survive a collision today with a dump truck on Route 31.

2 days ago

Greensburg Catholic Diocese challenges Affordable Care Act mandate in hearing

U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab gave no indication as to how -- or when -- he will decide between the positions.

3 days ago

Westmoreland County man arrested in child predator sting

Agents, posing as a 14-year-old girl, responded to an online advertisement in which Matthew Chowan was reportedly soliciting sex.

5 days ago

Lincoln Hills residents protest stop sign removal

Residents came to the North Huntingdon commissioners’ meeting to protest the removal of stop signs they said make their neighborhood safer.

5 days ago

Government argues mandate on contraception is not a burden

The Greensburg diocese is seeking an injunction stopping the act from compelling its insurance administrator to cover birth control drugs.

6 days ago

 Richard Mellon Scaife

Most of Richard Mellon Scaife's wealth tied up in trusts, his will shows

Mr. Scaife’s will, signed in 2013, steers his art, his late mother’s home, and stock trusts that she left behind to various charities.

1 week ago

Discrimination lawsuit against Edward Marc Chocolatier resolved

Denise Beloncis‘‍s attorney declined to disclose terms, and the attorney for the chocolatier could not be immediately reached for comment.

1 week ago

Motorcyclist killed in Westmoreland County crash

A motorcyclist was killed Thursday night when another vehicle struck him in a Hempfield intersection.

1 week ago

 Lisa and Vince Roskovensky of Moon, with their children, Hailey, 3, and Tyler, 6, watch "Rio 2" at the CineGrille, a dine-in movie theater, at Latitude 360 in North Fayette.

How movie theaters are changing with the times

Although big-name entertainment companies no longer are building hundreds of new theaters at a time, they continue to invest in Pittsburgh.

1 week ago

Mount Pleasant woman killed in crash Saturday

Victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

2 weeks ago

Westmoreland County man, 18, charged in confrontation with girlfriend's father

Police have filed charges against that include aggravated and simple assault, terroristic threats and recklessly endangering another person.

2 weeks ago

Families' well water disrupted near Ligonier

Three families who live along Route 711 south of Ligonier say their water has been contaminated by Marcellus Shale wastewater leaks.

2 weeks ago

Greensburg priest pleads guilty to stealing nearly $100,000 from parish

Judge Debra A. Pezze sentenced Emil S. Payer to 10 years of probation.

2 weeks ago

 Redwood Log House owned by Jamie Allen of Tarpon Springs, Fla.

Unique log home highlights Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival

A three-room Redwood Log House created in 1939 is highlight of the 40th Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival.

2 weeks ago

Land-line phone service restored in Westmoreland County

Affected areas included Penn Township, Murrysville, Salem, Delmont, Export, New Alexandria and the southern part of Washington Township.

2 weeks ago

Westmoreland County man killed in motorcycle crash along turnpike

Eric J. Murray, 33, of Adamburg, was riding a Harley Davidson eastbound on the turnpike in Hempfield.

3 weeks ago

 David Stahl is accused of killing his wife, Rebecca Stahl.

Stahl found guilty in death of his wife

After deliberating for five hours Friday evening, jurors found Mr. Stahl guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Rebecca Stahl, a

3 weeks ago

Coroner: Body in barrel was man, 59, who died of natural causes

The man’s son has been charged with felony counts of identity theft and access device fraud, and abuse of a corpse, a misdemeanor.

3 weeks ago

 A man was found dead Tuesday inside a large barrel in the basement of this East Vandergrift home.

Man faces charges after father found dead in barrel

Police discovered the body of David F. Thomas, 59, inside a 55-gallon drum, covered by a lid, in the basement of a East Vandergrift home.

3 weeks ago

 David Stahl

Defense contends accused did not intend to kill his wife

Prosecutors argue that David Stahl, 44, of Hempfield, choked his wife then dumped her body in shrubs near Arnold Palmer Regional Airport.

4 weeks ago


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