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Man rescued from overturned van in Irwin

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:54:55 EST

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Rescue teams freed a man who was trapped in an overturned van in Irwin Friday. There were no injuries in the single-vehicle accident, according to ...(image)

Alex Hribal to speak before sentencing for Franklin Regional attack

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:12:52 EST

(image) Alex Hribal, 20, of Murrysville is brought into the Westmoreland County Courthouse in Greensburg on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. Hribal is appearing to enter his plea of guilty, more than three years after he allegedly stabbed and slashed 20 students, and a security guard, with kitchen knives." src = "$FH6DdtmCUS$n1OfFyM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsnG4Rol2XGKCb6_xVqHbifWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
For the last four years, the only explanation for why a troubled 16-year-old took two kitchen knives to Franklin Regional High School and used them ...(image)

Former Greensburg cop pleads guilty to falsifying inspections, gets probation

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:57:51 EST

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A former Greensburg police officer pleaded guilty Friday to falsifying commercial truck inspections and will serve one year on probation. Robert Shapiro II, 44, of ...(image)

Greensburg Salem agrees to hold any tax increase to state limit

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:03:55 EST

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The Greensburg Salem School Board agreed this week to keep any tax increase for 2018 to the limit set by the state. That means when ...(image)

Rostraver man, 82, pleads guilty to causing wife’s suicide

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:03:52 EST

(image) Edward P. Friday, 80, is escorted into the office of Magisterial District Judge Charles Christner for a preliminary hearing on July 28, 2016. Friday is charged with one count of criminal homicide following investigation surrounding the death of his wife Wilma Jean Friday, 82. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvqI9XWq7D9TXpoySjRQTGoWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
An elderly Rostraver man sat in a wheelchair Friday in the Westmoreland County Courthouse and offered no explanation as he pleaded guilty to causing the ...(image)

School districts snap back at latest subsidy proposal

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:24:55 EST

Public education advocates say a plan to offer education savings accounts to students from low-performing Pennsylvania public schools is little more than a frontal attack ...(image)

Woman jailed after chasing, ramming ex-boyfriend’s car in Greensburg, police say

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:36:56 EST

(image) Natasha A. Herald, 21, of Pittsburgh was ordered held in the Westmoreland County Prison on $150,000 bond on charges she repeatedly rammed a former boyfriend's vehicle Thursday in Greensburg, police said. " src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsLOos$fIw9Neq3zW9DvgC3WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A Pittsburgh woman charged last month with assaulting an ex-boyfriend was ordered held in the Westmoreland County Prison on $150,000 bond after she repeatedly rammed ...(image)

The sometimes fatal threat caused by icicles

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:21:55 EST

(image) Icicles hang from the roof of an office in downtown Greensburg on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Temperatures going up this weekend could potentially mean icicles coming down, posing a danger to pedestrians." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtSuLbe0t6mdwZqWuI_14CIWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
You won’t have to worry about frostbite this weekend, but the warming temperatures could create another danger: falling icicles. The freezing, thawing and re-freezing that ...(image)

Greensburg man fired shotgun in home, assaulted woman, police say

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:03:50 EST

A Greensburg man is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison after nine days on the run for domestic incidents. City police charged David P. ...(image)

Police seize nearly 5 ounces of marijuana from Jeannette man during traffic stop

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:48:54 EST

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Police seized nearly 5 ounces of marijuana Thursday evening from a Jeannette man during a traffic stop in Adamsburg.e_SClBA Penn Borough officer pulled over Jeremy ...(image)

Beekeepers employ a variety of strategies in winter

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:03:54 EST

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The bees’ knees stay warm inside trees. In nature, honeybees survive the winter by retreating inside their hives — often built in a tree cavity ...(image)

Winter sports lovers treated to ‘bluebird day’

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:27:53 EST

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It was a “bluebird day” for skiers, snow boarders and snowmobilers Friday at the region’s parks and ski resorts. That’s what winter sports fans call ...(image)

Hit any good potholes lately? You will

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:30:51 EST

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Mother Nature has been playing havoc with Western Pennsylvania streets – leaving motorists to literally pick up the pieces. But an errant hubcap, left on ...(image)

Jury convicts Mt. Pleasant man in fatal-crash case, but not on alcohol-related charges

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:00:53 EST

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Emotions ran high outside a Westmoreland County courtroom Friday after jurors found a Mt. Pleasant man not guilty of being drunk when he crashed his ...(image)

Report of person shot in Greensburg was false; police charge couple

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:27:55 EST

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Greensburg police charged a woman and man from Jeannette in connection with a false report of a person being shot early Jan. 10 in the ...(image)

Police tracking thieves who took pickup truck, front-end loader

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:54:55 EST

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State police in Greensburg are seeking the public’s help in locating a stolen heavy-duty pickup that was hauling a front-end loader valued at $30,000 from ...(image)