Westmoreland County

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Reports Of Police-Involved Shooting Sends Officials To E. Huntingdon Twp.

Police and emergency officials were called out in Westmoreland County Wednesday night after a possible police-involved shooting with an alleged chase suspect.

13 mins ago

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2 Face Endangerment Charges After Child’s Near-Drowning

A Westmoreland County couple has been charged with endangering their four children after police found deplorable conditions in their home after their baby almost drowned in a bathtub.

13 hours ago

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Woman Sentenced To Pay Restitution After Embezzling $100K From Bookstore

She admitted to stealing thousands from a Westmoreland County community college bookstore.

09/30/2014

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Missing Greensburg Man Found Safe At Hotel

Police have found a missing Greensburg man, just a day after his family gave an emotional appeal for him to come home.

09/30/2014

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Psych Hospital Won’t Treat Franklin Regional Stabbing Suspect

A psychiatric hospital has cited security concerns in its decision to refuse treatment to a teenager awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his high school.

09/30/2014

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4 Arrested After $100K Worth Of Items Stolen From Construction Sites

Police get calls almost daily from construction sites where new houses are being built or remodeled.

09/29/2014

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Officials Urge Caution After Ligonier Valley Students Contract MRSA

Officials in the Ligonier Valley School District are warning parents after several students acquired MRSA.

09/27/2014

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DEP Investigating Diesel Spill In Westmoreland Co. Creek

The Department of Environmental Protection says a leak in a home heating oil tank is responsible for a diesel fuel spill in Sewickley Creek near Adolph Lane in Westmoreland County.

09/26/2014

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Testimony: Franklin Regional Stabbing Suspect’s Attack Inspired By Columbine

A judge is set to hear evidence and arguments about whether a 16-year-old boy charged in a stabbing rampage at a western Pennsylvania high school should be moved to a mental health facility.

09/26/2014

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Railroad Day In Ligonier

Music, food and rides on a “trackless train” will highlight the inaugural “Railroad Day” at the old Darlington Station near Idlewild Park.

09/24/2014

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Man Charged After Stealing Rifle From Police Car

A man from Jeannette is accused of trying to steal a rifle from a police car.

09/24/2014

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Thieves Go After More Than 100 Flag Holders Used For Veterans’ Graves

The metal flag holders being used on veterans’ graves have become a popular target for thieves.

09/23/2014

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State Police Seek Suspect In Youngwood Church Burglaries

State Police in Westmoreland County are looking for a man accused in multiple burglaries at the same church.

09/23/2014

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Greensburg State Troopers Called In To Help With Ambush Suspect Search

Some local state troopers are now heading to northeastern Pennsylvania to help in the intensive manhunt for the suspect accused in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks.

09/23/2014

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Car Break-In Leads To Larger Credit Card Theft Scam

KDKA has done a lot of reporting on the record number of car break-ins in Westmoreland County, but recently one happened with a twist and it involved credit card fraud.

09/22/2014

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