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Lawrence F. Stoken III, 47, of Export, will serve six months of house arrest for misappropriating more than $13,000.
The North Huntingdon commissioners on Wednesday night voted to fire long-time township police Officer William Sombo.
To become enraged enough to try to stab multiple people requires a predisposition to harm others coupled with other factors, experts say.
Attendance was at more than 90 percent as high school students returned to the classes on Wednesday.
Happenings in the East suburban area:
Ginette Simpson's work benefits her parish, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in New Alexandria.
Wildlife Works Inc. rehabilitates birds of prey and other animals. The barn, or flyway, allows the birds to strengthen their wings.
The board also discussed funding levels for local libraries.
Council tabled a decision that would allow the creation of bid specifications for subsurface gas drilling under a park.
New Kensington city police responded at 10:29 p.m. to the 500 block of Fifth Avenue, a county emergency dispatch supervisor said.
Students returned to school the morning after residents, parents and alumni braved the chilly weather for a community candlelight event.
"Earth Nest" by artist Duncan MacDiarmid at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art complements April's Earth Day themes.
Hundreds of students visited the school Tuesday during an optional opportunity to readjust to their surroundings.
The Westmoreland County coroner's office identified him as Tyler L. Quakenbush, 21, of Latrobe.
Increased physical security measures can only go so far if mental health supports are not in place in schools to help students and teachers.
When the calls were placed was not clear, but the caller is thought to be 16-year-old stabbing suspect Alex Hribal.
Classes are set to resume this week in the Westmoreland County high school, and physical and emotional healing are moving forward.
The PG reached out to as many of the injured students and their families as the paper could identify in an effort to tell the story.
Connor Warwick is a 16-year-old honor student who also plays basketball, tennis and dek hockey.
Nate Scimio is perhaps the most public face of all the victims -- with 13,000 followers on Instagram as of Thursday night
Nick Snyder said he plans to lean heavily on family, friends, coaches and teammates as he comes to grips with his brush with death.
Matthew Seligman's family moved from Rhode Island to Murrysville when he was in sixth grade -- a tough time for a change of scenery.
Jeff Lasalle, 16, was cut "all the way through his arm," according to a relative.
Kolden Cook plays hockey, so he's used to getting roughed up. He usually has the pads to handle it.
Saturday morning was Greg Keener's third surgery since being stabbed in the liver Wednesday while in a hallway at Franklin Regional High
A day after Kate Lonergan was injured friends took her hiking and made her laugh so hard, she feared she'd tear her stitches.
A weight-lifter in his spare time, he said he hoped to recover in time for the prom in May.
Derek, 17, has been in the school district since kindergarten. He plays guitar, sings in a chorus and is on a bowling team.
Julianna Carolla, a victim of the stabbing attack at Franklin Regional High School, plans to become a nurse.
Brandon Brown is a musician and an honor student who loves to write, even penning a few hypothetical episodes of his favorite show,
When Sam King and Alex Hribal met in the school's hallway, lives -- and a way of life -- hung in the balance.
Teachers at Franklin Regional High School will return to work Monday and students will follow on Tuesday and Wednesday
Experts say there is a fairly high threshold for victims to successfully sue the parents of an underage assailant.
The Franklin Regional suspect's stay in juvenile detention was made possible by a 2010 law change.
Some in neighboring communities have set their rivalries aside to support Franklin Regional Senior High School.
A 17-year-old boy who suffered a stab wound through the liver is scheduled to undergo a fourth surgery this weekend.
Teaching alternatives to violence and improving their access to mental health services are among the best ideas to prevent violence.
Bullying has been ruled out as a cause after an attorney meets with the stabbing suspect and his parents.
Brett Hurt, one of 21 students stabbed in the attack at Franklin Regional High School, protected a girl who then helped him.
Armed with two 8-inch knives, 16-year-old Alex Hribal is accused of stabbing and slashing his way through a crowded hallway.
When tragedy strikes, and notably when the victims are young people, heroes are an important part of the healing process, experts say.
The 24 people, nearly all of them students, were taken to six local hospitals after Wednesday's stabbings at Franklin Regional High School.
"I am stunned by the senseless tragedy at Franklin Regional High School. Our schools should be places where children can learn and grow
Experts say there have been only seven mass stabbings in a public place in the U.S. since 1901.
Franklin Regional High School has a reputation as a high achieving and relatively safe school.
Several regional hospitals said their practice and preparation for mass-casualty incidents served them well.
Happenings in the East suburban area:
Drilling education sessions are slated for the end of the month.
Ligonier Township Camp, operated by the First Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh, traces its history of faith-based fun for kids to 1914.
Just after dawn, police said, Alex Hribal went on a rampage through a wing of the Murrysville school in a scene from a horror movie.