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Additional Charges Filed Against Sexual Assault Suspect

An alleged child molester is now facing additional charges.

04/23/2014

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Country Music Performer Facing Child Abuse Charges

A Derry Township man is behind bars, facing several counts of child abuse.

01/15/2014

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Man Accused Of Trying To Break Into Ruffsdale Home Armed With Baseball Bat

A Scottdale man is behind bars after state police say the attempted to break into a home armed with a baseball bat in Westmoreland County, but was hit in the head with a hammer by one of the homeowners.

10/26/2013

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Irwin Man Accused In Murder For Hire Case

A man already facing murder charges is now accused in a murder for hire from behind bars.

10/03/2013

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Fayette Co. Woman Charged After Love Triangle Turns Violent

A Fayette County woman is charged with attempted homicide after a love triangle turned violent.

06/19/2013

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Man Arrested After Threatening State Trooper On Facebook

A man was arrested Tuesday, accused of threatening a state trooper after an arrest last year.

KDKA-TV–01/22/2013

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Police Arrest 2 After $5k Worth Of Items Stolen

Police have arrested two men accused of stealing more than $5,000 from multiple Penn Hills residences in the fall.

01/16/2013

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74-Year-Old Man Allegedly Exposes Self To Little Girl

A man from Las Vegas has been arrested in our area for exposing himself to an 8-year-old girl. The alleged incident happened around 10 a.m. Monday at the Flying J Store in South Huntingdon.

05/29/2012

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Teen Beaten With Bat In Jeannette

A Westmoreland County teenager had to be flown to a Pittsburgh hospital after she was beaten with a baseball bat.

05/16/2012

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Hearing Delayed In Father-Son Shooting

A Westmoreland County man accused of shooting his son during an argument was in court Monday for a preliminary hearing.

05/07/2012

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Former Burrell High School Swim Coach Takes Plea Deal

A former high school swim coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a student will spend time behind bars. Ray Novak, 33, will spend five to 10 years in prison after entering a last-minute plea deal Monday morning.

04/16/2012

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Husband Of Slain Derry Teacher In Court

David Stahl needed an attorney, so his preliminary hearing could not go forward. He was sent back to the Westmoreland County Jail.

03/06/2012

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Wife Shot With Flare Gun, Husband Charged

A Sutersville man is behind bars, facing charges that he twice fired a flare gun at his wife, injuring her with the second shot.

02/16/2012

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Man Allegedly Hits Car Carrying Wife Repeatedly In Westmoreland Co.

Dennis Wampler, 42, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated assault, 20 counts of simple assault, DUI, fleeing and eluding, reckless driving, driving with a suspended license, running a red light, driving the wrong way on a one way street and reckless endangerment.

11/10/2011

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Inmate Facing New Charges Over Alleged Threats

An inmate at the Westmoreland County Jail is facing new charges for allegedly threatening the life of the judge who put him behind bars. Officials say Anthony Sandor, 19, told investigators that he had a lifelong dream of being a mass murderer and fulfilling that dream would mean killing the judge who put him in jail.

04/22/2011

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