They’ve been waiting nearly 70 years, but the family of a World War II veteran is finally getting some closure. A funeral was held Saturday for Marine Corporal John Yeager of New Kensington.
A local Marine is finally coming home nearly 70 years after his death. World War II Marine Corporal Jack Yeager, of New Kensington, was killed in action back in 1944.
Police are investigating after two people were killed in a Westmoreland County motorcycle accident Friday night.
Police are looking into the death of an IUP student. Daniel Engler, 24, was found dead in his dorm room in Wallwork Hall Sunday morning.
State police took an 18-year-old into custody following a police pursuit Wednesday evening in New Kensington.
At least two people were injured in a crash in Westmoreland County. It happened on Route 366 near the Taco Bell in New Kensington shortly after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The police department told KDKA-TV Zellers had a heart attack at home and passed away at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Officials with the Valley School District in New Kensington are bracing for a legal battle with an atheist group that’s threatening a lawsuit if a Ten Commandments monument is not removed from school property.
Sixty-year-old Larry Dunkel, of New Kensington, says his specialized wheelchair is “everything to him” because he can’t around without it. But last week, during a 90-minute period, a thief swiped his chair out of the couple’s fenced-in backyard.
A touching scene played out in New Kensington Saturday when more than 100 members of the 307th MP Company returned to their families after a yearlong tour in Afghanistan.
Police are looking for two suspects following an armed bank robbery. The suspects held up the First National Bank on Tarentum Bridge Road in New Kensington.
Hundreds of parishioners came to Mount Saint Peter Church in New Kensington this Christmas weekend to celebrate the birth of Jesus. But sometime between the conclusion of midnight mass and the service on Christmas morning, thieves broke in stealing roughly $5,000 in Christmas offerings.
The man accused in a shooting in New Kensington that left one man dead and another wounded back in October was in court today for a preliminary hearing.
Police say a New Kensington man sent hundreds of sexually explicit text messages to people he didn’t know.
A veterinarian was attacked by a pit bull at a local shelter. A doctor and a former staff member call the facility a “ticking bomb” saying many of the dogs are capable of attacking anyone that takes them home.