Westmoreland County

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

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

(Source: Pennsylvania State Police)

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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Bobcat Operator Injured After Plummeting 150 Feet Over Hillside

Emergency crews were called after a man operating a Bobcat went over a hillside in Westmoreland County Sunday afternoon.

09/21/2014

(Source: Westmoreland County Jail)

Jeannette Woman Attacks Neighbors, Hits 1 With Lamp, Vacuum & Flower Pot

A Westmoreland County woman is accused of going on a rampage earlier this month, attacking three women in her neighborhood and sending one to the hospital.

09/19/2014

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UPS Hiring Nearly 700 Workers In New Stanton

UPS is hiring nearly 700 additional employees at its facility in New Stanton.

09/18/2014

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Suspect Stable After Chase Ends In Exchange Of Gunfire With Police

Police shot and wounded a man who led them on a 30-mile police chase from Murrysville to Bell Township Wednesday night.

09/18/2014

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Chase Suspect Wounded In Exchange Of Gunfire With Police

A suspect ended up wounded during an exchange of gunfire with police Wednesday evening after a two-county chase.

09/17/2014

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School Stabbings Suspect Temporarily Released From Detention Center

A teenager accused in a mass stabbing at Franklin Regional High School was temporarily released from a detention center Wednesday.

09/17/2014

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Coal Truck Hits Pedestrian In Murrysville

At least one person was hurt this afternoon when a coal truck hit a pedestrian in Westmoreland County.

09/16/2014

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Man Killed In Westmoreland Co. Pedestrian Accident

Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident in Westmoreland County Monday morning.

09/15/2014

(Source: Facebook/Jesse Kuhns)

Police: Latrobe Woman, 40, Used Boy, 13, For Sex, Drugs

Police have charged a 40-year-old Latrobe woman with having sex with a 13-year-old boy and then making him fake a toothache so he could get painkillers for her.

09/12/2014

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Man Dies After Becoming Pinned Under Tractor

A man died Thursday afternoon after becoming pinned under some farming equipment in Westmoreland County.

09/11/2014

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Suspect Accused Of Scamming Elderly Women To Support Dog Show Hobby Headed To Trial

A Westmoreland County woman accused of ripping off two elderly women to cover the expenses of her dog show hobby is going to trial.

09/10/2014

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