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Hempfield Township

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Man Facing Arson Charges For Fire At Friend’s Hempfield Twp. Business

A man is facing arson charges in two separate incidents in Westmoreland County, including one at a business where the owner tried to help the suspect out in the past.

07/17/2014

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Motorcycle, Vehicle Collide In Hempfield Twp.

A crash involving a motorcycle sent out emergency crews in Westmoreland County this afternoon.

07/10/2014

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Adamsburg Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon when he was thrown from his bike down a grassy embankment in Westmoreland County.

06/28/2014

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Mercer Co. D.A. Looking At 2 Persons Of Interest In Man’s Murder

Nine months after a 76-year-old man was found brutally murdered inside his home, there’s been a possible break in the case.

05/21/2014

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Debate Over Cell Tower Location Sparks Feud Between Brothers

It may seem like a disagreement between two brothers, but those who are against a brand new cell tower in Fort Allen say it goes way beyond that.

05/14/2014

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Hempfield Twp. Crash Leaves 1 Man Dead

One man was killed in an early Sunday morning accident in Westmoreland County.

03/30/2014

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Police Search For Suspect After Hempfield Attempted Luring

Michelle Quinn showed us the spot in the Green Hills Trailer Park in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, where her 9-year-old daughter says a man pulled up in car as the girl was riding her bike.

03/24/2014

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State Police Seek Suspect In Alleged Attempted Luring In Hempfield Twp.

State police in Westmoreland County are investigating after they say a man allegedly tried to lure a little girl riding her bike into his car with ice cream.

03/22/2014

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Grocery Store Employee Hailed As Hero For Confronting Alleged Robber

A grocery store employee in Westmoreland County is being hailed a hero after confronting a robber and preventing him from getting inside the store.

03/19/2014

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What’s That Sound? Mt. Pleasant Gets New Tornado Warning System

Westmoreland County has had more than its share of weather and natural disasters over the years.

03/18/2014

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City, Westmoreland Co. Preparing For Worst With Incoming Storm

With 6 inches to a foot of snow possibly heading our way Sunday night, city crews are preparing.

02/28/2014

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Milk Truck Overturns, Crashes Into Hempfield Twp. Home

A tri-axle truck, carrying 6,000 gallons of milk, overturned and slammed into a Westmoreland County home this afternoon, causing significant damage.

02/27/2014

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Grapeville Man Charged With Punching, Kicking 6-Year-Old Boy

A Hempfield Township man is facing charges, accused of beating his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son over a bed wetting incident.

02/14/2014

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Salt Shortage Taking Big Toll Across Area

For Hempfield Township’s director of Public Works, this morning’s road salt supply numbers were scary.

02/14/2014

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Dwindling Salt Supplies Prompt Emergency Declarations In 2 Communities

Two communities in Westmoreland County have imposed declarations of emergency, restricting travel on local roads and reducing posted speed limits.

02/13/2014

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