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West Newton

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Couple Charged With Child Abuse In West Newton

West Newton police have charged a couple in a child abuse case, saying the three-year-old victim had more facial bruises than they could count.

06/18/2014

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Westmoreland County Fire Kills 1, Injures 2 Firefighters

At least one person is believed to have been killed in an early Thursday morning fire in Westmoreland County.

03/13/2014

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“Free Care Fund Telethon” To Help Children’s Hospital

Elizabeth Dietz and her brother, George, take a break at Children’s Hospital.

12/05/2013

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Renaissance Festival Offers A Jousting Good Time

Jousting knights in shining armor are a highlight of the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival in West Newton. They perform on weekends. Weekdays are reserved for training – lots of it.

09/11/2013

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Teen Stirs Controversy In West Newton By Taking Fire Truck To Prom

He’s the West Newton fire chief’s son. Dustin Sanner basically grew up at the department, so when it came time for senior prom, he thought it would be neat to trade in a limo for a fire truck.

05/14/2013

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Disabled Woman Defies Odds Ahead Of College Graduation

There will be applause, and perhaps a few tears, when a Biochemistry major from West Newton accepts her diploma at Saint Vincent College on Saturday.

05/10/2013

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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

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Surveillance Video Released In Local Man’s Death At Tampa Airport

It’s been more than a week since a local man was found dead at the bottom of an elevator shaft at the airport in Tampa.

03/23/2013

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Local Man Found Dead In Tampa Airport Elevator Shaft

A local man was found dead in an elevator shaft at the Tampa International Airport Friday morning.

03/16/2013

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West Newton Luring Attempt Under Investigation

The 6-year-old’s mother was just finishing up a grocery shopping trip at the Giant Eagle in West Newton, when a man in a van tried to lure her daughter with mineral rocks.

08/28/2012

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Skateboarding Teen Crashes Into SUV

A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition at Children’s Hospital after an accident in West Newton. The Yough High School freshman suffered a severe head injury.

11/01/2011