Westmoreland County

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2 Arrested, 3rd Sought In Westmoreland Co. Fatal Heroin Overdose

Authorities have arrested two people and are looking for a third in connection with several fentanyl-laced heroin overdoses that killed 22 people in western Pennsylvania last year.

02/27/2015

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Chief: 50-Year-Old Woman Urged Teens To Chug Beer At Party

Authorities say a 50-year-old Pennsylvania woman can be seen on video chugging beer with teens and laughing at a passed-out girl while hosting an underage drinking party at her home.

02/26/2015

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Middle School Aide Charged With Assaulting Special Ed Student

An aide at a local middle school is facing charges after police say she assaulted a special education student.

02/26/2015

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Fire Destroys Home In Westmoreland County

Firefighters are still on the scene of a big fire this morning in Sewickley Township, Westmoreland County.

02/25/2015

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2 In Custody In String Of Burglaries, Thefts In Westmoreland Co.

GREENSBURG (KDKA) — Police have two suspects in custody in a rash of burglaries and thefts in Westmoreland County. Tyler Williams, 18, was already in the Westmoreland County Jail in connection with one home burglary […]

02/24/2015

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Babysitter Facing Charges In Westmoreland Co. Shaken Baby Case

A mother says her 10-month-old baby was seriously injured while a babysitter was caring for her.

02/23/2015

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Firefighters Battle Flames At Jeannette Salon

Firefighters battled flames at a salon in Jeannette Sunday morning.

02/22/2015

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Woman, 92, Killed In Monessen House Fire

A 92-year-old woman was killed in a Thursday morning house fire in Westmoreland County.

02/19/2015

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Police: Tractor-Trailer Driver Arrested After 34-Mile Chase

State police say units pursued a tractor-trailer for 34 miles in western Pennsylvania, dodging debris thrown from the vehicle including a small refrigerator, before the truck was stopped and the driver arrested.

02/15/2015

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Jewelry Store Offers Reward For Stolen Rings Worth $8,000

A local jewelry store is offering a reward for three stolen diamond rings.

02/13/2015

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Monessen Middle School Students Given ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Puzzles

Parents in a Pennsylvania school district are turning 50 shades of red over word search puzzles given to their middle school students.

02/11/2015

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Police File Charges In Westmoreland Co. Crash That Injured State Trooper

Authorities have now filed charges against a West Mifflin man in connection with an October crash in Westmoreland County that seriously injured a Pennsylvania State Police trooper.

02/10/2015

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Report: Man Charged With Biting 2 People In Fight Over Xanax Pills

A Westmoreland County man is facing charges after allegedly biting two people following an argument over Xanax.

02/10/2015

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16-Year-Old Charged, Allegedly Took Selfie With Dead Teen In Jeannette

It appears there’s been a break in the case of the murder of a Westmoreland County teenager.

02/06/2015

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5th Grader Suspended After School Officials Find Hit List

A threatening note was found inside a local elementary school and police say they are not taking it lightly.

02/06/2015

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