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Westmoreland County

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DEP Cites 243 Cases Of Well Water Contaminated By Drilling Wastewater

The state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.

08/29/2014

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Jeannette Residents Fed Up With Vermin-Infested Trash House

People who live in one Westmoreland County town say they are tired of trash, flies and other vermin.

08/29/2014

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Hearing Slated On Move In Pa. School Stabbing Case

A hearing is scheduled next month on a request to transfer a 16-year-old boy to a mental health treatment facility while he awaits trial in a mass stabbing at a western Pennsylvania high school.

08/29/2014

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DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In Stahlstown

The Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.

08/27/2014

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Ligonier Residents Upset Over Proposed Cell Tower Site

A proposed site for a new cell tower is generating plenty of controversy in Westmoreland County.

08/27/2014

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Teen Charged In Rubber Penis Waving Incident

A young man is facing charges stemming from an unusual incident in Westmoreland County Monday.

08/27/2014

Stephanie Kelly (Source: Westmoreland County Jail)

Police Arrest 1, Seize Drugs, Weapons In Separate Penn Twp. Investigations

Police in Westmoreland County have one person in custody and seized drugs, hundreds of dollars in cash and weapons in two separate investigations in Penn Township.

08/26/2014

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Heavy Rains Lead To Fatal Crash, Big Mess

Last night’s rain caused some flash flooding.

08/23/2014

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Shooting Victim’s Ex-Wife Says Neighbors Saw Someone Run From Scene

Police in Westmoreland County are still trying to figure out who shot and killed a couple in New Kensington.

08/21/2014

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9 People Displaced By Westmoreland County Fire

Nine people were displaced after a house fire in Westmoreland County Thursday morning.

08/21/2014

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New Kensington Shooting Leaves 2 Dead

A Wednesday morning shooting in New Kensington left two people dead.

08/20/2014

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Elderly Sisters Targeted In Roofing Inspection Scam

We’ve heard the story before, and this one’s just as heart breaking.

08/14/2014

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Police Search For Missing North Huntingdon Man

Police are looking for a missing 29-year-old man, who was last seen about a week ago.

08/14/2014

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Defense Seeks To Delay School Stabbings Trial

The defense attorney for a 16-year-old boy charged in a mass stabbing at a Pennsylvania high school has asked a judge to postpone his trial at least 90 days.

08/14/2014

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Charges Dismissed Against Westmoreland Co. Murder Suspect

A judge in Westmoreland County dismissed murder charges against a man accused of killing his girlfriend because of insufficient evidence.

08/13/2014

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