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Tractor rolls over, kills Washington County man

James McDade, 57, was driving his tractor on a hill when it rolled over multiple times, officials said.

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Two Cal U students face charges stemming from fight

Police said one of the students threatened to use a gun during the fight.

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 Billy Ellsworth works on social studies lessons at home in Coraopolis. He is part of a clinical trial for eteplirsen, a drug that has not only slowed the progession of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, but improved his symptoms.

FDA fast-tracks drug to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

The Food and Drug Administration has agreed to quicker review of a promising muscular dystrophy treatment.

3 days ago


 Marchers on Saturday protest the recent spike in heroin overdoses in Washington County.

March addresses spike in Washington County heroin overdoses

"I want people to speak out and speak up," said organizer Michael Markley, a Washington, Pa., native. "This is poison."

4 days ago


Samantha Bennett: No need to go postal over line jumper

There’s enough belligerence and not enough patience in the world.

1 week ago


Lanes open on I-70 after disabled oversized truck snarls traffic in Washington County

State police were asking motorists to avoid the area of I-70 mile marker 19 until the vehicle is removed.

1 week ago


Former judge Pozonsky's law license to be suspended as of Sept. 18

The Disciplinary Board of the state Supreme Court announced today that it will suspend the license as of Sept. 18.

2 weeks ago


Suspects sought in string of burglaries in Washington County

The burglaries took place four convenience stores/gas stations along Route 519.

2 weeks ago


 State police are asking for help identifying five suspects after a skimming device was placed on a gas pump card reader at a Washington County gas station earlier this year.

State police seek suspects in gas-pump skimming in Washington County

The suspects were spotted on surveillance video at several ATMs, including in Pittsburgh, Whitehall and Brentwood.

2 weeks ago


 Paul Kuzupas of Scenery Hill carries a heavily damaged print salvaged from the Century Inn, which was struck by fire late Monday night. The print was done by the late, renowned artist Malcolm Parcell, a native of Claysville, Washington County.

Fire destroys historic Century Inn in Washington County

No one was injured in the blaze at the 20-room stone and wood inn on the National Pike in Scenery Hill.

2 weeks ago


Washington County officials investigating outbreak of heroin overdoses

Washington County officials are investigating whether adulterated heroin caused 17 overdoses over the weekend and three deaths.

2 weeks ago


One injured in two-vehicle crash on I-79 in Washington County

The accident,on Interstate 79 near the South Strabane and Somerset Township border resulted in one person sent to Washington Hospital.

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 Surveillance footage shows that one of the men wore a black baseball cap, black hoodie, black shorts with white stripes and black tennis shoes.

McDonald police seek help finding burglary suspects

Two men took soda and cigarettes after they threw a concrete block through the window at the Midway Mini Mart of Aug. 8.

2 weeks ago


Stockdale man dies in crash

A Washington County man died Saturday night, a news release from the Washington County coroner's office said.

2 weeks ago


 Second from left, Kathy Zimmerman from Butler gets a close-up view of bees at work while Leslie Schuer talks about the bee tending during an Open Apiary in July.

Publicity about hive deaths may have prompted more people to care for bees

How important is the work of a beekeeper? Pennsylvania has 3,500 beekeepers, and 85 percent of them have fewer than 10 hives.

2 weeks ago


 Former Washington County Common Pleas judge Paul Pozonsky, who admitted to taking cocaine submitted as evidence in his court.

Former Washington County judge released from jail

Paul Pozonsky was sentenced July 13 following his guilty plea in March to charges of theft, obstruction and misapplication of entrusted

3 weeks ago


Police investigate fatal crash in Washington County

The coroner said Joshua Daugherty, 25, was headed west on Midway Candor Road in Robinson Township when his vehicle flipped into a field.

3 weeks ago


Twelve-year-old boy killed in Greene County utility vehicle accident

State police at Waynesburg said there were four passengers in addition to the operator; three were wearing helmets.

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 "I’ve worked here four years and I really want to learn more,” she said," Diane Holder said.

Newsmaker you should know / Woman receives scholarship to learn about Washington County

Diane Holder, who works for First Energy/West Penn Power, is part of the Leadership Washington County Class of 2016.

3 weeks ago


Crews battle house fire in Washington County

No one was injured in the fire that broke out at 2770 South Park Ave. shortly after 5 a.m., according to emergency officials.

1 month ago



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