What may be the most dangerous nuclear waste dump in the nation sits just 40 miles north of Pittsburgh, in Armstrong County.
It’s one of the largest nuclear waste dumps in the country – and the federal government is spending more than $400 million to clean it up.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers estimates it will spend at least $350 million more over the next 10 years to dig up and haul away nuclear waste from a dump site about 35 miles northeast of Pittsburgh.
Decades ago, hundreds — perhaps thousands — of barrels of nuclear waste were buried on a 44-acre site in Parks Township, Armstrong County.
For the past 25 years, Patty Ameno has fought a one-woman battle to clean up tons of nuclear waste buried on a 44-acre site in Parks Township, Armstrong County.
A chain-linked fence topped with barbed wire encloses the 44-acre site in Parks, Armstrong County, where the grass-covered hills conceal a hidden menace.
Heavy rains are causing flooding in parts of the area, including in Armstrong County. There are reports of flooding problems all over the county.
A woman charged in the car accident that killed her sister waived her preliminary hearing. Michelle Dibler, 23, has been charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and involuntary manslaughter in the death of her sister, Nicole Dibler.
There are new developments in a deadly car crash that happened nearly six months ago. Police now say drugs and alcohol played a role in a crash that brought a bachelorette party to a tragic end.
There is a new study about what went on at two now-closed nuclear fuel plants in Armstrong County. The study appears to back up what many people living there have been saying for years.
State Police are talking to the Armstrong County District Attorney about possible DUI charges in the death of a young woman who died after the car she was riding in went off the road and into the Kiski River.
One person was killed and another was injured in an early Sunday morning crash in Armstrong County.
A full 24 hours after a small single-engine plane was reported missing en route from West Virginia to Johnstown, there’s still no sign of the aircraft.
Five people were injured when a car collided with an ambulance late this morning in Armstrong County. The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. on River Road in Parks Township.
Police in Armstrong County conducted a raid at an active meth lab Friday morning and arrested four people.