Westmoreland



Inquest set into death of stabbing suspect shot by police in Westmoreland County

State police have said one trooper fatally shot Rodney Golden, who was wielding a knife, after police couldn’t subdue him with stun guns.

1 week ago


Motorcyclist killed in early-morning crash in Westmoreland

The crash occurred at 6:55 a.m. on Greensburg Road west of Route 66.

1 week ago


Mail carrier pleads guilty to stealing cash from envelopes

Frank Rysz, 49, of Mount Pleasant, had been indicted in February after U.S. postal inspectors said he stole cash from three letters.

1 week ago


Motorcyclist dead in two-vehicle Hempfield crash

The crash was reported shortly before 9 a.m. in the 900 block of Arona Road.

1 week ago


One person injured in three-vehicle crash on I-70 near Rostraver

The incident — which blocked off a lane on Interstate 70 westbound in Rostraver — occurred at 2.30 p.m.

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 Jennie Scaife has also challenged the validity of her father Richard Mellon Scaife's will, which mentioned neither the daughter nor son.

Richard Mellon Scaife’s son objects to subpoenas issued by trustee

The subpoenas issued are “solely for purposes of harassment and personal intrigue,” wrote attorneys for David Scaife.

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 Mourners line the entrance to Holy Trinity Church as relatives of Ligonier Township police Lt. Eric A. Eslary arrive for his funeral in May.

Driver charged in wrong-way crash that killed Ligonier police officer

Clair Fink III will be arraigned later today at the office of District Judge Mark Bilik, according to state police Trooper Stephen Limani.

2 weeks ago


 The father lion Thunder, 6, and his son, Thor, who just had his first birthday this week.

Living Treasures animal park looking for new home for lion cub

A visitor to the park in Donegal complained that she had heard the cub’s father was attacking it.

2 weeks ago


Two inmates charged in 2012 slaying of Monessen man

Joshua Stepoli, 20, and Antoine Hairston, 21, were charged in the death of Chris “Snax” Fincik, 36, in Monessen.

2 weeks ago


One person killed in Penn Township crash

The crash caused the closure of Route 130 in both directions from Harrison City-Manor Road to Highland Road.

3 weeks ago


Coroner's office identifies man killed in Westmoreland County crash

The incident occurred at 6:21 a.m. on Lowber Road in the area of Route 947 in Sewickley Township.

3 weeks ago


 Kaylee Doyle, 12, of Scott rides at the Horses with Hope ranch in Bethel Park. Volunteers Joanne Murdy, left, Barbara Bach, center, and Anne Davis assist Kaylee around the track.

Special needs kids, veterans saddle up for equine therapy programs around Pittsburgh

Horses are effective therapy animals, and experts say that’s because both horses and humans interact socially and respond in similar ways.

3 weeks ago


Several injured in Westmoreland County crash

The crash occurred at the intersection of Route 66 and Pfeffer Street in Washington Township at 12:07 p.m.

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