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Avella Man Shot In Head During Fight, Woman Charged

An Avella woman is facing a long list of charges after state police say a late-night domestic dispute in Washington County ended with a man getting shot in the head.


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4 Arrested After Leading Police On Chase From Carnegie To Washington Co.

Four people were arrested in Washington County, after leading police on a chase starting in Carnegie.


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Washington County Fair Winning Recipe

Here is the 2013 Washington County Fair first place winning recipe!


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Ancient Pa. Dwelling Still Dividing Archaeologists

A fluke rainstorm at an ancient rock shelter in western Pennsylvania has brought a renowned archaeologist back to the site of where a furious debate was launched in 1973 over when the first humans came to the Americas.


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Local Volunteer Firefighters React To Texas Plant Explosion

On a February night in 2011, a patch of Independence Township exploded into a fireball.


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Local Farmers Becoming Marcellus Millionaires

All of his life, Mike Krajacic has coaxed a hard scrabble existence out of this 140-acre dairy farm in Avella, Washington County.


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“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Contrite Foster Wins Parkway Prospect Battle

The history of WPIAL football is rich with talent that was properly cultivated and flourished at the collegiate and professional levels. Unfortunately, like everywhere else on the national gridiron, it is equally rich with talent that was undisciplined, and therefore, wasted.

93-7 The Fan–09/25/2012

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Family Seeks Help After Losing Everything In Avella Fire

A family of nine is left with only a bible and a watch after a fire tore through their home.


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“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Class A Tri-County South Conference Outlook

The most dominant team in the history of that section, along with a typical playoff challenger, are both gone, so, to the casual observer, biennial WPIAL realignment has sucked the fun out of following it. However, with several teams now having a chance to follow in the footsteps of Frazier and end playoff droughts, there may yet be a story for which to root.

93-7 The Fan–08/21/2012

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Murdered East Washington Officer Lived Life Of Service

In Claysville, the tolling of bells carries an underlying sound of sadness on a gray day. East Washington Borough Police Officer John David Dryer was killed during a traffic stop along Interstate 70.


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Crews Battle Fire At Washington Co. Drilling Facility

A fire sent crews to a drilling facility in Avella this afternoon.



“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Eighty Is Enough

After reading about a pair of 80-point routs in Week 5, 93-7 The Fan’s high school sports blogger looks at the sensitive issue of football etiquette as it applies to games that enter mercy-rule status.

93-7 The Fan–10/04/2011

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Best of the Rest: WPIAL Basketball

Recently our partners at the Post-Gazette released their annual “Fab Five” boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. Here are some of the best players in western PA who didn’t make the cut…

93-7 The Fan–04/20/2011

NewsChopper 2 flew over the scene of the large fire in Washington County. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Avella Community Concerned About Air In Wake Of Flash Fire

AVELLA (KDKA) — At Vitari’s Vittles, owner Nick Vitari thinks Marcellus drilling has been a shot in the arm for sleepy Avella‘s economy, but Wednesday night’s flash fire certainly gives him pause. “I’d really hate […]


NewsChopper 2 flew over the scene Thursday, the day after a massive fire broke out at the site in Avella. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Authorities Identify Workers Injured In Gas Well Fire

AVELLA (KDKA) — Authorities continue to investigate today following a massive fire at a Marcellus Shale drilling site that injured three workers in Washington County Wednesday evening. Investigators were back at the scene today in […]