The Golden Girls twirlers perform with the Pitt band at Heinz Field.

Always golden: Pitt Golden Girls mark 40 years of bringing glamour to games

The Golden Girls perform at all Panther home football games, selected away football games, and men’s and women’s basketball games.

about 13 hours ago

Westmoreland County volunteer fire chief suspended after being charged with sex offenses

New Florence police charged Kenneth E. Steiner, 56, with statutory sexual assault and other crimes stemming from an incident in 2013.

about 18 hours ago

Crews battle house fire in Westmoreland County

Flames broke out in a vacant house in the 1900 block of Mount Pleasant Road at 4:21 a.m.

4 days ago

Trash collection route audit to be begin in Murrysville

Republic Services will be stopping in front of residences to document route information.

1 week ago

Westmoreland County Historical Society organizes Kennametal tour

The “Made in Westmoreland” event will highlight part of the county’s manufacturing history.

1 week ago

 Spirit Airlines offers flights to Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Myrtle Beach, Las Vegas and Chicago.

Latrobe's Arnold Palmer Regional Airport sees increasing traffic

The airport has a full-body scanner, courtesy of the TSA, and an increase in passengers on Sprint Airlines.

1 week ago

 Demolition work has begun at the ong vacant and abandoned Monsour Medical Center in Jeannette, Westmoreland County.

Monsour Medical Center moves closer to demolition

Phase One begins at the 6.4-acre property in Jeannette, which is expected to be finished in early spring.

1 week ago

Driver killed in head-on crash in Murrysville identified

Lee E. Blaskovic, 55, of Murrysville was killed when an SUV crossed the centerline on Route 366/Greensburg Road, officials said.

1 week ago

Westmoreland County coroner exonerates state trooper for 2014 shooting of man with knife

Police say the suspect killed his girlfriend before lunging at officers and forcing “legally justifable” actions by Trooper Brian Lumsden.

1 week ago

Avonmore man killed in crash in Westmoreland County

Charles Gestrich Jr., 45, died in the crash on Route 286 near Branthoover Lane in Washington Township shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday

1 week ago

1 killed in three-vehicle crash in Murrysville

One person was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Murrysville this afternoon, a Westmoreland County public safety spokeswoman said.

1 week ago

Small fire reported in Westmoreland Mall

The 1-alarm fire was reported at 6:33 p.m., the supervisor said. It was in the main elevator shaft and was out by 7:09 p.m.

1 week ago

Monessen City School District, teachers ratify new contract

The new agreement will expire in 2018 and provide 0.5 percent pay increases during that term.

1 week ago

Coroner to issue ruling on Greensburg homicide suspect's shooting death by police

Rodney Golden, 41, of Greensburg, was shot to death after killing his girlfriend Anita Sabol, 57, in Hempfield.

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.

2 weeks ago

Murrysville council tables action on gas drilling ordinance

Council tied, 3-3, on the proposed ordinance, so action was tabled until Oct. 7.

2 weeks ago

 Alex Hribal is escorted into the Westmoreland County Courthouse for a hearing in June.

Judge denies Franklin Regional teen suspect's request to remain in juvenile center

The defense attorney asked the judge to allow Alex Hribal to remain in a juvenile detention center when he turns 18 on Oct. 1.

2 weeks ago

Teens charged with throwing rocks off I-70 overpass in Westmoreland County

State police said at least six vehicles were hit by rocks thrown late Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

2 weeks ago

Man dies after fall from ledge on Laurel Highlands Trail

Dakotah Rhodes, 25, of Derry, died at the scene after the fall, which occurred about 3:30 a.m., state police said in a news release.

2 weeks ago

 A peition confirms that Richard Mellon Scaife was the subject of “24 hour nursing care” who spent “significant time in his bedroom” from 2012 through his death on July 4, 2014.

‘Steadied’ Scaife hand during will signing raises issues

Matthew Groll “steadied” Richard Scaife’s hand as he signed a will that did not mention his children, according to court records.

2 weeks ago

Westmoreland sets up court for drug addicts

The new court is designed to help nonviolent drug addicts recover through intensive treatment and drug testing rather than jail.

3 weeks ago

Derry couple receives farming honors

Mike and Ina Bazley began operating Simplicity Acres in 1992 after he left his career as an extension service representative in Maryland.

3 weeks ago

 Fire crews put out a house fire in Monessen this morning. No injuries were reported.

Crews battle house fires in Monessen

The fire was reported at 6 a.m. in the 1200 block of McMahon Avenue,  officials said.

3 weeks ago

Man dies in hospital after being shot in Jeannette on Monday night

Lamone McCoy, 22, was at a residence on South Seventh Street in Jeanette, when he was shot.

3 weeks ago