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Vandergrift

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Man Arrested After Police Say He Tried To Have Sex With 15-Year-Old

Police arrested a Vandergrift man after they say he tried to have sex with a teen girl.

04/11/2014

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Train Derails In Vandergrift, 21 Cars Off Tracks

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a train derailment in Vandergrift Thursday morning.

02/13/2014

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Neighbors Upset, Want Vandergrift Sewage Leak Fixed

Hancock Street in Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, is a lovely place, very picturesque.

01/09/2014

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Community Rallies To Support Vandergrift Fire Victims

Thousands of items and thousands of dollars have been collected for the victims of a weekend fire in Vandergrift.

12/30/2013

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Fire Marshal Investigating After Blaze Destroys 3 Vandergrift Homes

Nearly 150 firefighters from three counties spent hours battling a fast-moving fire that destroyed three houses and damaged two others in Westmoreland County.

12/28/2013

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3 Homes Destroyed By Fire In Vandergrift

Three homes were destroyed in a large, intense fire Friday night in Westmoreland County.

12/27/2013

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Man Arrested After Stealing Money From A Youth Hockey Tournament

A Blairsville man is charged with stealing money from a youth hockey tournament.

10/16/2013

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Actor Gary Sinise’s Most Important Role Is Supporting Wounded Vets

Actor Gary Sinise is known for many different roles on-screen, but none is more important to him than his real-life role of supporting wounded veterans of war.

07/30/2013

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Family, Friends Hold Vigil, Balloon Release In 2-Month-Old’s Memory

A candlelight vigil and a balloon release were held Friday night in a park in Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, in memory of 8-week-old Sophia Ludwiczak. Police said she was the victim of “shaken baby syndrome.”

12/07/2012

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Infant Dies After Vandergrift Shaking Incident

A baby who was badly injured after an alleged shaking incident has died.

11/20/2012

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Infant Critical After Vandergrift Shaking Incident

A man has been arrested after authorities say he admitted to shaking his 8-week-old daughter.

11/16/2012

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Damage Reports Begin To Come In As Sandy Lashes Pittsburgh Area

As Superstorm Sandy made landfall along the coast of New Jersey around 8 p.m. Monday, the rain and winds began to pick up here in Pittsburgh, drenching the area.

10/30/2012

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Family Vows To Rebuild Vandergrift Business After Arson

A fire that destroyed a Westmoreland County business has been ruled arson. Someone broke into Kochka’s Towing and Car Care Service in Vandergrift early Sunday morning and stole money from a register before setting some muffler boxes on fire with a torch.

09/24/2012

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Fire Destroys Westmoreland Co. Gas & Towing Company

A Westmoreland County family is picking up the pieces after an intense fire ripped through their business early Sunday morning, destroying the gas and towing station.

09/23/2012

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Local Man Accused Of Tossing 4-Year-Old In Pool

A 20-year-old pregnant woman says her boyfriend beat her up and tossed her 4-year-old son in a backyard pool filled with water.

08/14/2012

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