Mount Pleasant

(Source: Pennsylvania State Police)

Thieves Steal Purse, Credit Cards Belonging To Woman Helping Less Fortunate

Police are looking for four suspects after a woman’s purse and credit cards were stolen at a Fayette County Walmart while she was trying to collect donations for a food drive.

11/26/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Apollo Man Charged For Abandoning Dog In Woods To Starve

A chance encounter in the woods saved a dog from starving to death, and now her former owner is facing charges for abandoning her, leaving her to die.

11/19/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photographer Tim Lawson)

Flames Engulf Mt. Pleasant Business

Flames destroyed a business in Westmoreland County overnight.

11/08/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

2 Westmoreland Co. Women Accused Of Forging Oxycodone Prescriptions

Two women, accused of forging and filling prescriptions for hundreds of thousands of dollars of Oxycodone, faced the judge at a preliminary hearing in Greensburg Thursday.

10/16/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

School Stabbings Suspect Temporarily Released From Detention Center

A teenager accused in a mass stabbing at Franklin Regional High School was temporarily released from a detention center Wednesday.

09/17/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Excela Health To Expand Its Frick Hospital To A Medical Mall

A multi-million dollar upgrade to Excela Health’s Frick Hospital in Mount Pleasant is an economic boost to southern Westmoreland and northern Fayette Counties.

06/13/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Disaster Narrowly Avoided After Small Plane Crashes Into Power Lines

One person was hurt when a small plane went down, hitting some power lines on Saturday afternoon in Fayette County.

05/31/2014

(Photo Courtesy: Pennsylvania State Police)

State Police Cracking Down After Recent Thefts At Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is an icon for bargain hunters, but it’s also become a destination for shoplifters and petty thieves.

10/22/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

2 Charged With Robbing Man Inside His Mt. Pleasant Home

Mount Pleasant Police have charged two men with robbing another man in his home.

09/26/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Teens Steal Car, Crash Down Embankment During High-Speed Chase

Three teens are in serious trouble after stealing a car and going for a joy ride in Westmoreland County.

08/21/2013

(Photo Courtesy: Barbour Family)

Brazen Burglar Steals From Home While Couple Vacations In Las Vegas

Gary Barbour Sr. and his wife returned home from his first post-retirement vacation on Wednesday only to find that their Mount Pleasant home in Washington County had been burglarized.

06/20/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

3 Honored With Carnegie Medal For Helping During Gunman’s Rampage

The day was in June 2010. John Swartz had just returned to his Mount Pleasant Township home when his neighbor’s teenage daughter rushed over with blood gushing from her neck.

04/18/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Police Arrest West Newton Man In Pharmacy Robberies

A West Newton man is in jail charged with robbing Rite Aid and Walgreens pharmacies from Mount Pleasant to Greensburg, some he is accused of hitting twice.

04/16/2013

(Credit: KDKA)

School Bus Crash Sends Emergency Crews To Westmoreland Co.

An accident involving a school bus and tractor trailer sent emergency crews to Westmoreland County this afternoon.

04/05/2013

(Photo Credit: Trina Orlando/KDKA)

State Police Seek Suspect In Theft Of Drugs From EMS Building

State police are investigating after drugs were stolen from a medical kit inside the Norvelt EMS building.

04/03/2013

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