Fayette County

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350-Pound Bear Finds Its Way Into Uniontown

A large bear that found its way into Uniontown is being relocated to a safer place after it took two tranquilizer darts to subdue it on Monday.

03/31/2015

(Photo Credit: Paul Spradley/KDKA)

Crews Investigating Cause Of Fayette Co. Recycling Plant Fire

A recycling plant fire in Fayette County kept firefighters busy for hours early Sunday morning.

03/29/2015

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Appeal By Ex-Prosecutors Named In Lawsuit Challenged

A man who filed suit after spending nearly a quarter-century in prison before his double murder conviction was overturned is seeking dismissal of an appeal by two former prosecutors named in the suit.

03/28/2015

(Photo Courtesy: Kaufman Family)

Missing Dog Found After Escaping From Fayette Co. Kennel

A Fayette County teacher says her missing dog has been found.

03/20/2015

(Photo Credit: KDKA/Ross Guidotti)

Crews Call Off Search For The Night After Man Goes Over Falls At Ohiopyle

Rescue crews have called off their search for the night after working for hours at Ohiopyle State Park where a man fell into the raging Yough River Wednesday afternoon and went over the falls.

03/18/2015

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Police Investigating After Dog Found Dead In Trash Bag

Police in Fayette County are investigating after a dead dog was found in a trash bag along the side of the road.

03/18/2015

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Man Charged With Child Rape Facing Federal Child Porn Case, Too

A Fayette County man jailed on state charges that he repeatedly raped two teenage girls must appear before a federal magistrate on child pornography charges stemming from the alleged encounters, which carry a minimum 15-year sentence.

03/17/2015

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Officer Injured In Fayette County Crash

An officer suffered minor injuries in a Fayette County crash Sunday afternoon.

03/15/2015

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Fire Destroys Apartment Building In Uniontown

Several people are homeless after a fire destroyed a Fayette County apartment building Thursday evening.

03/12/2015

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Ian Smith)

Man Accused In Girlfriend’s Shooting Death Ordered To Stand Trial

A man has been ordered to stand trial for murder in the death of his longtime girlfriend, but the defense says police should spend more time looking at another potential suspect.

03/11/2015

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KD Investigates: As Drilling Ramps Up, So Do The Lawsuits

Gary Andreis’s house in Chartiers-Houston is just downhill from a natural gas compressor station which he says has flooded his yard and poisoned his well, forcing him and his family to live on bottled water.

03/10/2015

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Man Charged After Throwing “Jesus” License Plate At Brother

Two men in Fayette County weren’t feeling any brotherly love when one threw a “Jesus” license plate at the other.

03/08/2015

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Time Lapse Video Shows Just How Fast Mon River Rises

The latest round of snow and rain is causing flooding problems along local rivers, and dramatic time lapse video shows just how fast the rivers can rise.

03/06/2015

Flooding in Fayette City, Fayette County, at the intersection of South 201 and Connellsville Street. It's estimated there's about 7 feet of water.  (Photo Credit: Ross Guidotti)

Flooding Closes Roads In Fayette, Greene, Washington, Westmoreland Co.

The latest round of snow and precipitation has caused traffic issues across the Pittsburgh region, and now PennDOT says several roads in multiple counties have been shut down.

03/05/2015

(Photo Credit: Ed Reidman)

Man Dies After Crashing Car Into Fayette Co. Beauty Shop

A Fayette County man died Tuesday afternoon when the Jeep Compass he was driving crashed into a Uniontown beauty salon.

03/02/2015

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