Leechburg

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Leechburg Police Searching For Bank Robbery Suspect

Police are searching for an unidentified suspect who robbed the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Leechburg Borough.

07/31/2014

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Man Sentenced To 2 Life Terms In Forest Co. Stabbings Case

A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to two life terms in prison without possibility of parole in the stabbing deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend at a hunting camp last spring.

02/27/2014

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Charges Against Leechburg’s Mayor-Elect Dropped

Charges have now been dropped against the mayor-elect of an Armstrong County borough.

11/30/2013

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Police: Heated Argument Led To Mayor-Elect’s Arrest, Night In Jail

The mayor-elect of Leechburg spent the night in jail facing charges of harassment and assault.

11/15/2013

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Forest County Stabbing Leaves 2 Dead

Police are investigating after two people were fatally stabbed in Forest County early Saturday morning.

04/27/2013

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Armstrong, Westmorland Residents Digging Out After Latest Snow

The snow came fast and heavy overnight and into this morning, and then in a lot of places, it was gone as quickly as it came. Some areas saw more than others. And a few really unlucky places are dealing with more than a foot.

03/06/2013

Sean Dugan, Springdale

“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Class A Eastern Conference Outlook

In 2011 it was one of the most competitive sections in the entire district, with six teams in the playoff picture till the final weekend of the regular season. This year that race, once again, looks to be pretty open.

93-7 The Fan–07/26/2012

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Suspended Apollo Police Chief Arrested

The suspended chief of the Apollo Police Department has been arrested. Paul Breznican, Jr., was arraigned in Leechburg and is now in the Armstrong County Jail.

07/11/2012

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Movie Mirrors Town’s Shale Gas Debate

If art imitates life — here’s proof. Both filmmakers and the town of Apollo are trying to come to terms with the explosion of natural gas exploration.

05/25/2012

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Brush Fire Damages Property In Allegheny Twp.

Crews were called to a fire in Westmoreland County. It happened on Indian Hill Road in Allegheny Township near Leechburg.

03/15/2012

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Man Robs Restaurant, Claims Split Personality Is To Blame

A Leechburg man claims his split personality is to blame for robbing a Chinese restaurant Sunday night.

02/16/2012

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Man Loses Everything In Leechburg Fire

It has been a devastating day for a Leechburg man and his girlfriend. They were at work when they got the call that their home on Market Street was on fire.

11/08/2011

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Vigil Held For Kiski Valley Residents On Missing Plane

People hoping and praying for the safe return of three Kiski Valley residents since their plane disappeared over West Virginia held a candlelight vigil in Leechburg.

10/04/2011

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Copper Thieves Target Leechburg Church

Copper wire thefts are still a growing crime in our area, and the Faith Community Bible Church in Leechburg is one of the latest targets — a church still battling its insurance company after its roof collapsed under the weight of heavy snow in 2010.

09/20/2011

Lightning apparently hit the church's steeple, sending the shingles crashing onto a nearby parked car.  (Credit: KDKA)

Lightning Strikes Leechburg Church’s Steeple

Lightning struck and damaged a church in Armstrong County Monday afternoon. According to emergency dispatchers, the incident happened on Main Street in Leechburg around noon.

07/25/2011

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