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Washington County man jailed on charges of attempting to kidnap children

Jerry Linn ​Zgorliski, 55, of Washington, asked three kids to help him find his dog and chased them when they refused, state police said.

1 week ago


25 cited at Toby Keith concert site for underage drinking

The arrests were the result of "minor patrol" around the area of the First Niagara Pavilion parking lots in Burgettstown.

1 week ago


 Gregg Schwotzer.

Obituary: Gregg Schwotzer / Property developer who built up charities, too

Mr. Schwotzer took over Crossgates, his father’s business, and left a legacy of honest deal-making and dedicated charitable work.

1 week ago


Washington man killed overnight in ATV crash on Green Valley Road

An ATV crash on Route 221, known as Green Valley Road, in Buffalo, Washington County, claims life of 28-year-old man.

1 week ago


 The Emerald Mine near Waynesburg will be closed in 2015.

Coal mine closing to slash 500 jobs in Greene County

For Alpha Natural Resources, demand for electricity has not rebounded to pre-2008 levels and natural gas now competes with coal.

1 week ago


State: Fracking waste tainted groundwater, soil at three Washington County sites

The impoundments store flowback and waste water from multiple Marcellus Shale well drilling and fracking operations.

2 weeks ago


 Paul Pozonsky, right, a former Washington County Common Pleas judge, leaves the Washington County Courthouse with his attorney, Robert Del Greco, following a pretrial hearing in May.

Testimony ends in evidence suppression hearing for former Washington County judge

Paul Pozonsky is accused of stealing cocaine from evidence bags in cases he presided over.

2 weeks ago


Man from Eighty Four convicted again on child-porn charges

After deliberating about three hours, the federal court jury found David Cunningham, 42, guilty.

2 weeks ago


Infighting causes split at Washington County food bank

A fallout began earlier this year over food bank bylaws, operations and a logo.

2 weeks ago


 The Buddy Bench that sits on the playground at Madonna Catholic Regional School in Monongahela. Chelsea Sala, 10, left, helped paint the bench alog with school counselor Michele Ruddock and Lorenzo Zeni, 10.

At one Washington County school, buddy benches are for making friends

Madonna Catholic Regional School has a designated bench on its playground that students can use when they feel lonely, bored, shy or sad.

2 weeks ago


Eighty Four man on trial again for receiving and distributing violent child pornography

David Cunningham, 41, is charged with using a peer-to-peer network sharing device to download child pornography.

3 weeks ago


 A National Guard helicopter is shown with some of the marijuana plants seized this week in Washington County.

Washington County weeds out marijuana

Authorities destroy about $800,000 worth of marijuana plants in a number of locations.

3 weeks ago


Woman, 77, killed in Lawrence County crash into ravine

Police were called to Miller Farm Road around 4:10 p.m., where they found a car crashed into a ravine, the dispatcher said.

4 weeks ago



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