The supervisor said the call came in shortly before 6 a.m.
Nada M. Leonard, 76, was found dead about 4:50 p.m. in a field in the 3700 block of Old William Penn Highway.
Jesse Callender, 26, of Colorado faces charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, terroristic threats and other offenses.
Alex Hribal was 16 when police said he carried out the knife attack on April 9, 2014.
More than 200 people turned out for a meeting concerned about health, safety, and travel restrictions around the site of the blast in Salem.
Local residents are worried about contamination and pipeline safety, says township supervisor Ken Trumbetta.
Common Pleas Judge Christopher A. Feliciani denied a petition from attorney Patrick Thomassey to move Alex Hribal's case to juvenile court.
The crash happened on Route 119 and East Hills Street in Youngwood, just outside of New Stanton.
The “quiet woman” from Arnold was 113 when she passed away today in Greensburg.
Firefighters brought a blaze at a home in Monessen under control within an hour this morning, according to Westmoreland County emergency
Jesse Callender, was placed in the Westmoreland County Jail today on charges stemming from an April incident.
More than a dozen people, who live in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties, have been charged with various drug crimes.
A preliminary analysis showed corrosion on some pipeline joints, but experts warn that a definitive cause is still months away.
The federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is investigating the blast that badly burned one man.
Memorial service held for officers that died in 2015 in the line of duty.
Spectra Energy spokesman said firm is “deeply sorry” for man hurt in Friday blast; pipelines continue to be drained “as safely as possible.
The county coroner was called to the wreck at State Road and Tyrol Boulevard around 10:40 p.m.
A 30-inch pipeline burst on Friday sending flames into the sky that were visible for miles.
The complaint that millings were used to pave a private driveway has also been referred to the state attorney general’s office.
State police say Johnathan Rosario lured the girls, ages 12 and 13, to a skating rink.
The suspects took cash and narcotics from Keystone Pharmacy on Route 22 in New Alexandria.
Authorities say James L. Fillman committed suicide in unusual manner by driving the wrong way on Route 30 to collide with truck.
The wreck occurred near Idlewild Park on Route 30 westbound about 11:55 p.m.
John Kasich closed his town hall event this evening with a populist tone.
Chad M. Gates dies after his Harley-Davidson strikes another car head-on on state route 982.
Police were called to Scott Haven Road about 8:10 a.m., a county dispatch supervisor said.
Protect PT says officials in the Westmoreland County township didn’t conduct due diligence on how fracking would affect the area.
Norwin school board voted to reject the proposed $8.22 million budget for 2016-17 for the Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center.
Jesse Callender of Minturn, Colo., was shot by police officers during gunfire exchange at gas station.
The cause of the blaze, which had burned 185 acres in area that included Laurel Ridge State Park, is under investigation.
The blaze was sparked about 6:45 p.m. on top of a mountain on state game lands off Route 30 in Ligonier Township, county emergency
The chain pinned the 34-year-old man against the seat of the tractor in the neck area, authorities said.
The closures will occur from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. in both directions.
Charges of institutional sexual assault were dismissed against Lianne Danko of Rostraver.
Are you a senior who loves children and wants to stay active? The Foster Grandparent Program of Southwestern Pennsylvania needs volunteers.
Attorney general’s office says the four stole from businesses in Westmoreland and Fayette counties.
According to district Financial Director Jon Perry, restructuring and consolidation at the Intermediate Unit have resulted in cost savings
Population estimates since 2010 suggest Westmoreland County has supplanted Allegheny as the main location for population loss.
Robert R. Franzino, who had already lost his license to practice in prior case, is accused of soliciting sex from a minor.
Jakeb M. Roberts, 25, was driving on Pandora Road about 5:35 p.m. when he lost control of his car while trying to negotiate a right curve.
John Burnsworth, 14, accused of shooting and killing another teenage boy this month, is headed to trial, according to court records.
Theater production, seen by 650 students at Mount Pleasant, takes “progressive” approach to fighting opioid and heroin abuse.
PennDOT has $350 million in construction projects underway between Eighty-Four in Washington County and New Stanton in Westmoreland County.
The incident in Penn Borough was reported at about 3:30 a.m. Monday and was initially thought to be a fatal car crash.
Passion plays, oratorios and cantatas are part of how Christians celebrate Easter. Other springtime works draw on the Old Testament.
Starting next week, the Post-Gazette Xtra sections will be combined with a new name and format — Local Xtra, a section each Friday.
District Attorney John Peck cited the aggravating circumstance that Officer Lloyd E. Reed Jr. was killed in the performance of his duties.
State AG’s office says incriminating files were found on two hard drives belonging to Timothy Wade Morrow, 54.
Police said four male juveniles were involved in the home invasion.
Police said the suspect, who has a history of mental health problems, was pointing a gun that looked like an AR-15 at a woman.