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Westmoreland County

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Police: Man Hid Heroin In “Chips Ahoy” Package With False Bottom

A local man is in jail, after police say he was carrying heroin in a Chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookie package.

06/13/2014

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Cleanup Underway After Severe Flooding In Lower Burrell

People living on Millers Lane in Lower Burrell are still cleaning up Friday morning due to some severe flooding.

06/13/2014

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Heavy Rains Blamed For Flash Flooding, Traffic Accidents

The heavy rains that fell around the Pittsburgh region Thursday are being blamed for some flash flooding and evening rush hour traffic troubles.

06/13/2014

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Police Make Arrest In Multi-County String Of Copper Thefts

Police believe they know who’s responsible for a string of copper thefts across several counties in our area.

06/12/2014

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Proposed Bill Would Set Up Prescription Drug Monitoring System In Pa.

GREENSBURG (KDKA) — As overdose deaths from prescription drug abuse skyrocket, Westmoreland County leaders are urging the state House of Representatives to pass new legislation. The year hasn’t even reached the halfway mark, and so […]

06/12/2014

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Unidentified Woman Spends Almost $3,000 Using Stolen Credit Cards

Greensburg police are searching for a woman who has put nearly $3,000 worth of charges on stolen credit cards.

06/12/2014

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Water Authority Crew Saves Family From Burning Scottdale Home

A Water Authority crew in Scottdale helped to rescue a family from an intense house fire Thursday morning.

06/12/2014

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NWS Investigating Funnel Cloud Reports

The National Weather Service is surveying the damage after last night’s strong storms.

06/12/2014

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Flash Flood Watch In Effect With More Rain, Storms Expected

A powerful line of storms moved through the area Wednesday evening, but more storms could be on the way today.

06/12/2014

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Butler Co. Church Damaged During Severe Storms

A tornado watch is in effect for much of the viewing area until 9 p.m.

06/11/2014

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Man Barricades Self In RV In Penn Twp.

Emergency dispatch officials confirm that a man is barricaded inside a Penn Township home.

06/10/2014

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Franklin Regional Suspect References Norse Apocalypse Legend In Document

Police released new details involving a letter found in the locker of a teenager accused in a mass stabbing at Franklin Regional High School.

06/10/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Man Stabbed Over Ringing Doorbell

A southwestern Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he stabbed his neighbor after police say the victim repeatedly rang the suspect’s doorbell.

06/06/2014

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New Kensington Boy Won’t Be Expelled Over Toy Gun At School

Under dangerous weapons policies, kids have been suspended for everything from bringing a toy gun to school to using a hand gesture as a pretend gun.

06/06/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Air Show Returns To Arnold Palmer Airport

The Westmoreland County Air Show is back.

06/05/2014

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