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16-Year-Old Suspect In Custody After Franklin Regional H.S. Stabbing

Flailing away with two knives, a 16-year-old boy with a “blank expression” stabbed and slashed 19 students and a police officer in the crowded halls of Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him.

04/09/2014

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Police Probe Suspicious Death In Salem Twp.

State police are investigating what 911 dispatchers in Westmoreland County are calling a suspicious death.

01/09/2014

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Family Of Man Paralyzed In Assault Calling For Justice

The family of a 21-year-old man, who was paralyzed during an alleged assault, is calling on police to make an arrest in the case.

08/24/2013

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Coroner’s Inquest Finds Trooper Justified In Save-A-Lot Fatal Shooting

The surveillance video showed a fight between a man armed with a scissors and a state trooper who was trying to arrest him.

07/18/2013

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Authorities Arrest 6 Suspects In Jeannette Arson Cases

Police in Westmoreland County have taken six men into custody in connection with several cases of arson in Jeannette.

09/19/2012

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Westmoreland Co. DA: Officers Knew Post Was A Threat

The investigation continues today after a veteran police officer was shot and killed Wednesday evening outside of a restaurant in Lower Burrell. The fallen police officer has been identified as Officer Derek Kotecki, a K-9 officer with the Lower Burrell Police Department in Westmoreland County.

10/13/2011

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Local Woman Focus Of International Search

Disney World, Las Vegas, Mexico and Aruba… just some of the places investigators say Patricia L. Keller visited with money she is accused of stealing from a doctor’s office in Westmoreland County.

07/08/2011