(Photo Credit: Irwin Police Department)

Police Identify Man In Attempted Church Burglary

Police have identified a man who was caught on tape trying to steal money from a church in Westmoreland County.


(Credit: Irwin Police Department)

Would-Be Church Burglar Caught On Tape

Police are looking for a man who tried to steal money from Immaculate Conception Church in Irwin. He first entered the church between morning and afternoon mass on April 20th.


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Crews Investigate 2 Crashes Along Turnpike

An accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike created some heavy traffic delays this morning.


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Electrocuted Woman’s Family Lawyer: Power Lines Not Properly Cleaned

The family of a woman killed by a falling power line wants answers and is now suing the power company. Carrie Goretzka of Irwin was killed when a power line fell in her yard, hitting her in June of 2009.


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Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend In Westmoreland Co.

A man has been arrested in connection with his girlfriend’s death in Westmoreland County over the weekend.


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Authorities Investigate Woman’s Death In Westmoreland County

Authorities continue to investigate following a woman’s death in Westmoreland County on Sunday morning. Police say the 911 call came in early Sunday morning for help.


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Officials Identify Body Found In North Huntingdon

Authorities in Westmoreland County have identified the body that was found Wednesday afternoon in a creek in North Huntingdon Township.


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Injuries Reported In Westmoreland Co. Crash

Emergency crews were called to an accident in Westmoreland County Wednesday afternoon.


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Angry Ex-Boyfriend Chases Down Irwin Couple

Cheang Yon says her daughter was walking with her boyfriend when her ex-boyfriend drove the wrong way up Chestnut Street and tried to hit him.


Brittany Weir is accused of leaving her 1-month-old son in a hot trailer while she allegedly went to get drugs.  (Credit: Irwin Police Department)

Baby Left Sleeping In Hot Mobile Home

Emergency officials say a 1-month-old baby was left sleeping in a hot mobile home. This happened at 53 Caruthers Lane in Irwin at about 2 p.m. Friday.


(Credit: KDKA)

Church Burglars Encounter Booby-Trapped Safe In Irwin

Church burglars in Westmoreland County got an unpleasant surprise when they opened a safe.


A tornado flipped a mobile home near Monkey Wrench Road in Hempfield Township.  (Credit: KDKA)

Area Near Turnpike In Hempfield Hit By Strong Storms

The storms that hit Hempfield Township didn’t just affect the Fort Allen section of town. KDKA’s Marty Griffin reports significant damage to the Monkey Wrench Road area near the turnpike.


(Photo Courtesy: Schneider Family)

Injured Airman’s Parents Update Son’s Condition

There were tears of joy at a North Huntingdon church Sunday for a local airman wounded during a terrorist attack against American soldiers in Germany earlier this month. His parents, Bruce and Paula Schneider, offered heartfelt testimony about how the power of prayer caused miracles to happen to their family.


(Source: CBS News)

Local Airman Injured In Frankfurt Attack

One of the airmen seriously injured in yesterday’s attack on U.S. forces outside an airport in Frankfurt, Germany is from Westmoreland County.


Jim Gumbert, Memorial Service, Irwin, North Irwin Fire Department, Westmoreland County

Firefighter Remembered In Irwin

IRWIN (KDKA) – An estimated 400 firefighters gathered in Westmoreland County Sunday night for a memorial service for a volunteer with the North Irwin Fire Department. James Gumbert, 63, died of a heart attack in […]




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