Woman killed on Route 66 in Westmoreland County

Jeannie Heltion of Washington Township was driving southbound on Route 66 when she crossed the center lane and was hit by an oncoming

about 11 hours ago

Retired Pennsylvania Turnpike worker gets stiff prison term for child porn

John Longo, 58, of Hempfield pleaded guilty last year.

1 day ago

Greensburg attorney replaces longtime Westmoreland County solicitor

Melissa Guiddy of the law firm King and Guiddy is taking over the post, replacing the retired R. Mark Gesalman.

3 days ago

Westmoreland County seeks to create drug court

The proposal is in response to an increasing number of drug overdoses in recent years.

3 days ago

Trinidad sex offender pleads guilty in federal drug case in Pittsburgh

Omali McKay, 28, had been set to go to trial today in U.S. District Court.

3 days ago

Franklin Regional to prepare 2015 -2016 preliminary budget

According to Director of Finance Jon Perry, the district projects approximately $1.9 million in expenditures above 2014 -2015 budget.

5 days ago

Inmate pleads to forging fake court order in release attempt

Michael Kramer admitted to preparing a fake court order and forging a federal judge's signature to try to get himself released from lockup.

1 week ago

No one injured in New Kensington house fire

The New Kensington fire department responded to the fire, which was reported just before 8:30 a.m. in a house on Ferry Street.

1 week ago

Man convicted in stabbing death of father-in-law in Westmoreland County

Police and prosecutors said Michael Martin lured his father-in-law to a restaurant parking lot and stabbed him nine times in August 2013.

1 week ago

Missing Delmont man found

Harold Rice, 55, was found in North Versailles during a traffic stop late this morning.

2 weeks ago

Five Guys manager sues, says targeted for refusing to schedule more whites at Greensburg eatery

The manager says he was fired because he's black and refused to include more whites on shifts at his store to placate his supervisors.

2 weeks ago

Samantha Bennett / Our takeaway: Words like 'takeaway' should be taken away

“Cold snap” worked fine until “polar vortex” came along.

2 weeks ago

Post Your Problems / Lawrence Walsh: Rebate check finds its way to recipient

The Olup brothers, Tom and Ed, applied for the state Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program in June.

3 weeks ago

Teen killed in Hempfield Township crash

Judson Shiffler, 18, died in UPMC Presbyterian at 10:29 a.m., according to the Allegheny County medical examiner's office.

3 weeks ago


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