Westmoreland County

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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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Police, Coroner Say Westmoreland Co. Teen’s Death ‘Suspicious’

Local police and a county coroner say the death of a teen in Westmoreland County is being investigated as suspicious.

02/05/2015

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Girl Honoring Her Late Father By Donating Girl Scout Cookies To Children’s Hospital

A 7-year-old girl is using Girl Scout cookies to honor her father who passed away.

02/03/2015

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Officials: Man Claimed To Be Police Officer To Try To Lure Teen Into Car

A man is facing attempting kidnapping and luring charges after investigators say he claimed to be a police officer to try and get a teenage girl into his vehicle in Westmoreland County.

02/03/2015

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Residents Ask Arnold Officials To Make Intersection Safer After Repeated Crashes

Another car careening into a home has residents of one Westmoreland County neighborhood living in fear, and some are abandoning their houses to move elsewhere.

02/02/2015

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Westmoreland Co. Man Finally Receiving Purple Heart

World War II was winding down in the Phllipines, but danger lurked behind each tree, as American soldiers pushed their way through the island nation, driving Japanese forces toward the sea.

01/30/2015

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Snow Settles In On Pittsburgh, More Expected This Weekend

A blowing snowstorm that sweeps in just before the rush hour is getting to be a bad habit around here.

01/30/2015

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3 Injured In Hempfield Twp. Head-On Crash

Three people were injured in a head-on crash Wednesday night in Westmoreland County.

01/29/2015

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Several Penn Township Students Charged In Sexting Case

Several students in Penn Township are facing summary charges for allegedly sending lewd photos to other students using their cell phones.

01/29/2015

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Scrap Yard Owner Catches Theft Suspect In Westmoreland Co.

A Westmorland County man is facing theft charges after police say he was caught in the act, allegedly stealing from a local scrap yard.

01/28/2015

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Woman Killed In Washington Twp. Crash

One woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening in Westmoreland County.

01/24/2015

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Police Make Arrests In Monessen Arsons

Three people are facing charges in connection with several vacant building fires in Monessen over the past few weeks.

01/24/2015

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Woman Reaches Plea Deal After Dog Found In Garbage Can

Nicole Baker rushed past cameras while hiding her face in East Huntingdon Twp., Westmoreland County when she came to court, and did the same when she left, speeding away after reaching a plea deal in a case few will forget.

01/21/2015

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Scottdale Woman Scammed Out Of $1,500 Over The Phone

State police are investigating after they say a Westmoreland County woman was scammed out of $1,500 over the phone.

01/20/2015

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Monessen Officials Reviewing Arson Surveillance Footage

Arson investigators are looking into a series of fires in abandoned homes in Westmoreland County.

01/19/2015

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