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Westmoreland County

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Officials Urge Caution After Ligonier Valley Students Contract MRSA

Officials in the Ligonier Valley School District are warning parents after several students acquired MRSA.

09/27/2014

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DEP Investigating Diesel Spill In Westmoreland Co. Creek

The Department of Environmental Protection says a leak in a home heating oil tank is responsible for a diesel fuel spill in Sewickley Creek near Adolph Lane in Westmoreland County.

09/26/2014

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Testimony: Franklin Regional Stabbing Suspect’s Attack Inspired By Columbine

A judge is set to hear evidence and arguments about whether a 16-year-old boy charged in a stabbing rampage at a western Pennsylvania high school should be moved to a mental health facility.

09/26/2014

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Railroad Day In Ligonier

Music, food and rides on a “trackless train” will highlight the inaugural “Railroad Day” at the old Darlington Station near Idlewild Park.

09/24/2014

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Man Charged After Stealing Rifle From Police Car

A man from Jeannette is accused of trying to steal a rifle from a police car.

09/24/2014

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Thieves Go After More Than 100 Flag Holders Used For Veterans’ Graves

The metal flag holders being used on veterans’ graves have become a popular target for thieves.

09/23/2014

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State Police Seek Suspect In Youngwood Church Burglaries

State Police in Westmoreland County are looking for a man accused in multiple burglaries at the same church.

09/23/2014

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Greensburg State Troopers Called In To Help With Ambush Suspect Search

Some local state troopers are now heading to northeastern Pennsylvania to help in the intensive manhunt for the suspect accused in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks.

09/23/2014

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Car Break-In Leads To Larger Credit Card Theft Scam

KDKA has done a lot of reporting on the record number of car break-ins in Westmoreland County, but recently one happened with a twist and it involved credit card fraud.

09/22/2014

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Bobcat Operator Injured After Plummeting 150 Feet Over Hillside

Emergency crews were called after a man operating a Bobcat went over a hillside in Westmoreland County Sunday afternoon.

09/21/2014

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Jeannette Woman Attacks Neighbors, Hits 1 With Lamp, Vacuum & Flower Pot

A Westmoreland County woman is accused of going on a rampage earlier this month, attacking three women in her neighborhood and sending one to the hospital.

09/19/2014

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UPS Hiring Nearly 700 Workers In New Stanton

UPS is hiring nearly 700 additional employees at its facility in New Stanton.

09/18/2014

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Suspect Stable After Chase Ends In Exchange Of Gunfire With Police

Police shot and wounded a man who led them on a 30-mile police chase from Murrysville to Bell Township Wednesday night.

09/18/2014

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Chase Suspect Wounded In Exchange Of Gunfire With Police

A suspect ended up wounded during an exchange of gunfire with police Wednesday evening after a two-county chase.

09/17/2014

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School Stabbings Suspect Temporarily Released From Detention Center

A teenager accused in a mass stabbing at Franklin Regional High School was temporarily released from a detention center Wednesday.

09/17/2014

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