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Fayette County Prison

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Prisoner Captured After Mistakenly Being Released From Jail

A woman who authorities say was mistakenly released from the Fayette County Prison on Friday is now back in police custody.

06/07/2014

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Hearing Continued For Pastor Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Girl

A preliminary hearing for a local church pastor, charged with molesting a girl in his congregation, was continued Tuesday because new alleged victims came forward.

03/25/2014

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Rally Planned Over Fayette Co. Prison Vote

Last month, Fayette County commissioners elected to build a new $30 million prison. It’s a decision residents are still angry about.

03/11/2014

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Fayette Co. Commissioners Vote To Buy Property For New $30M Jail

It was contentious in the Fayette County Commissioners’ conference room Wednesday.

02/26/2014

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Fayette Co. Pastor Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Girl

A local church pastor has been charged with molesting a young member of his congregation.

01/14/2014

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Fayette Co. Commissioners Vote In Favor Of Building New Prison

The aging Fayette County Prison’s days are numbered. Commissioners voted 2-1 Tuesday to replace the 124-year-old facility with a new state-of-art facility at a cost of $31 million.

10/15/2013

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Aging Fayette Co. Prison In Need Of Upgrade

The Fayette County Prison is in need of an upgrade. It’s the second oldest operating facility in the state of Pennsylvania.

10/03/2013

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Fayette County Officials Weigh Building New Prison

Stone walls hide the grim reality of life in the Fayette County Prison.

09/25/2013

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Fayette County Prison Escapee’s Dash Short-Lived

McFadden was taken into custody late Tuesday afternoon after he jumped from a window at the Fayette County Prison in an escape that was over almost before it began.

05/09/2012

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Fayette Co. Man Jailed Over Alleged Rape

A Fayette County man is in jail after allegedly raping a mentally disabled woman in a Uniontown Park.

07/15/2011

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State Cancels Plans To Build New Fayette County Prison

UNIONTOWN (KDKA) — The Corbett administration killed plans for a new 2,000-bed $200 million prison in Fayette County. The reason was partly because of economics. The administration put out a statement saying it would not […]

02/17/2011

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