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New Kensington

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Police Search For Man Who Robbed New Kensington Bank

Police are investigating a New Kensington bank robbery.

02/04/2013

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2 Recent House Fires Blamed On Laptops

Two fires in the area recently are being attributed to laptops.

02/02/2013

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State Police Working To Shut Down Shops Selling Synthetic Marijuana

It’s called marijuana on steroids; so powerful that it killed a local boy, and has sent a lot of other kids to the emergency room. It’s being sold illegally in convenience stores and tobacco shops throughout the region.

02/01/2013

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3 Suspects Sought In Arnold Chase, 2 Others Injured

The search continues for three suspects who authorities say bailed from a stolen van in Westmoreland County on Friday afternoon.

01/18/2013

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Arlington Military Burial For Recently-Found WWII Vets

The remains of seven long missing World War II marines, including John Yeager of New Kensington, will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery Thursday.

10/04/2012

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Long-Awaited Funeral Held For Local WWII Veteran

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.

09/15/2012

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Fallen World War II Marine Finally Coming Home

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.

09/14/2012

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2 Killed In New Kensington Motorcycle Accident

Police are investigating after two people were killed in a Westmoreland County motorcycle accident Friday night.

08/04/2012

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IUP Student Found Dead In Dorm Room

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.

05/07/2012

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Teen In Custody After New Kensington Police Pursuit

State police took an 18-year-old into custody following a police pursuit Wednesday evening in New Kensington.

05/03/2012

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2 Injured In New Kensington Crash

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.

04/18/2012

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New Kensington Police Chief Ron Zellers Has Died

The police department told KDKA-TV Zellers had a heart attack at home and passed away at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

03/30/2012

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School District’s Ten Commandments Monument Stirs Controversy

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.

03/23/2012

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Thieves Damage New Kensington Man’s Wheelchair

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.

03/05/2012

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Tears & Hugs Exchanged As Soldiers Return Home

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.

02/04/2012

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