Westmoreland County

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Police Seek Suspects Stealing Garage Door Openers To Break Into Homes

Police in Westmoreland County are looking for suspects who they say are stealing garage door openers out of vehicles in the middle of the night and using them to break into homes.

9 hours ago

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Hundreds Pay Respect At Funeral For Perryopolis Police Officer

Hundreds attended the funeral for a Perryopolis Police officer who was killed in a tragic accident last weekend.

12/19/2014

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Police Seek Suspect Who Stole $100, Then Turned In Purse It Came From

Police are looking for a suspect who they say stole a woman’s purse out of a shopping cart at a Westmoreland County Walmart, took money out of it, and then returned it to the customer service desk.

12/18/2014

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Police: Man Threatens Troopers, Tells Officials To Bring “Some Body Bags”

A Westmoreland County man is behind bars following an argument and tense standoff with police after authorities say he allegedly threatened his wife, son and state troopers.

12/16/2014

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Police Issue Warning Following Rash Of Westmoreland Co. Break-Ins

Police say Unity and Hempfield townships are getting hit hard by thieves.

12/12/2014

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Tree Cutter Charged With Theft And Fraud Against Homeowners

When Eugene Askey showed up at the District Magistrate’s office in Jeannette for a preliminary hearing on one scam, Westmoreland County detectives were waiting to arrest and charge him with scamming five more residents from May to October of this year.

12/12/2014

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Man In Medically-Induced Coma Following Westmoreland Co. Stabbing

A local teenager is accused of stabbing a man outside of his home after the victim got into a fight with his father.

12/12/2014

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Police: Argument Leads To Stabbing In Westmoreland County

A Westmoreland County teenager is facing attempted homicide and related charges after State Police say he stabbed a man who was fighting the teen’s father outside their home.

12/11/2014

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Police Investigate Lower Burrell Murder-Suicide

At least one person is dead after a double-shooting in Westmoreland County Thursday morning.

12/11/2014

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Man Rescued From Burning Home In Westmoreland County

Two police officers and a medic rush into a burning home to pull a man to safety.

12/09/2014

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Dog Wakes Up Owner, Both Escape Westmoreland County Fire

Officials are looking into the cause of a fire early Friday morning in the town of Adamsburg, Westmoreland County.

12/05/2014

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Former Student’s Legacy Lives On At Seton Hill Music Rehearsal Hall

The Beth Ann Johnson Music Rehearsal Hall is a centerpiece of the music program at Seton Hill University.

12/04/2014

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Olive Garden In Hempfield Township Closed After Fire

Flames ripped through part of an Olive Garden in Westmoreland County.

12/04/2014

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Feds Taking Over Former Irwin Church Volunteer’s Child Porn Case

Federal prosecutors are taking over the case against a former western Pennsylvania volunteer youth pastor charged with possessing hundreds of images and videos of child pornography, some featuring adults performing sex acts with infants.

12/02/2014

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Victim, 91, Faces Alleged Attacker In Court

Even with her fractured vertebrae still healing, a 91-year-old woman faced one of her accused attackers in a Westmoreland County court Monday.

12/01/2014

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