Westmoreland County

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Parents Fight 10-Year-Old Violinist’s Expulsion For Having Knife

Parents of a 10-year-old violinist are suing to overturn their daughter’s expulsion for having a knife on school property which they say she merely used to “trim broken hairs” on her violin bow.

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Police: Man Arrested For Harassing Neighbors Tried To Hit Officer With Finger Print Machine

Louis Bevalaqua, 18, of Jeannette is known as “Little Louie.”

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Man Facing Assault, Abuse Charges After Baby Suffers Multiple Broken Bones, Head Injuries

Police in Westmoreland County have charged a man in a case of alleged child abuse that left a 1-year-old boy with multiple broken bones and other injuries.


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Police: Bold Thief Waves To Employees As He Takes $600 Tool Kit

Police are investigating a bold theft.


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Police Investigate Sexual Assault, Stabbing In Arnold

Police are investigating after a woman was attacked, sexually assaulted and stabbed early this morning in Westmoreland County.


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Brush Fire Starts Along Turnpike

Firefighters were called to the Turnpike to battle a brush fire Sunday afternoon.


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2 Men Killed In Collision Between Car, SUV

Authorities say two people were killed in a collision between a car and a sport utility vehicle in western Pennsylvania.


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Westmoreland Co. Crash Leaves 1 Dead, Another Injured

The passenger in a car was killed in Westmoreland County overnight.


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Eastern Derry Twp. VFD Chief, Wife Charged With Stealing Funds

The Eastern Derry Volunteer Fire Department in Westmoreland County has been shut down for a year because of money problems. They couldn’t pay their insurance and fire trucks were repossessed.


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Ligonier Twp. Officer’s Badge & K-9 Partner To Be Retired

A Ligonier Township K-9 officer who was injured in a crash that killed his handler will retire tonight.


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Mom, Daughter Arrested For Shooting Up Heroin With Baby In Backseat Of Car

A mother and daughter were arrested after police say they were caught shooting up heroin outside of a Sheetz in Greensburg with a 6-month-old baby in the back seat.


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Man Charged After Firing 13 Shots At Home, Allegedly Over $260 Debt

A man is facing charges for allegedly firing shots at a home in New Kensington, which nearly hit several people.


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Irwin Family Recovering After Being Attacked, Bitten By Rabid Otter

A local family has been receiving a lot of media attention after reportedly being attacked by a rabid otter in Virginia Beach.



Man Gets 19 Years For Recording Girl, 4, While He Was Naked

A western Pennsylvania man prosecutors say made a pornographic video of a 4-year-old girl while he was naked has been sentenced to 19 years in prison.


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Man Beaten, Girl Sexually Assaulted During Herminie Break-In

Police are looking for three men who robbed a home in Herminie, badly beating one man and threatening to rape a 10-year-old girl.