Hempfield Township

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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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Westmoreland Co. Deals With Dire Salt Shortage

The salt situation in Westmoreland County was dire last week.

02/03/2014

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Demolition Begins On Monsour Medical Center Eyesore

A massive clawed machine and huge dump truck sit at rest now, but they are the implements that will bring about the destruction of the much-maligned Monsour Medical Center in Westmoreland County.

01/31/2014

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Salt Shortage Has Some Municipalities In Conservation Mode

Crews across the area are still cleaning up from the weekend snow and now, more snow is falling. However, the big problem is a salt shortage.

01/27/2014

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