Westmoreland County

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Church Youth Director Charged With Raping, Assaulting Girl

Police say the since-fired youth director at a local church raped and sexually assaulted a 16-year-old church member.

06/03/2015

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Former Jeannette H.S. Coach Charged After Inappropriate Contact With 2 Students

A former wrestling coach at Jeannette High School is facing charges over alleged inappropriate contact with two students.

06/01/2015

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Boy Injured After Lightning Strikes Home

A child was injured after lightning struck his home in Rostraver Township Saturday afternoon.

05/30/2015

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String Of Westmoreland Co. Businesses Ransacked By Thieves

Money gone, a mess left behind — that’s what happened when thieves went from business to business in a Westmoreland County shopping center.

05/28/2015

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Veterans’ Crops Poisoned While Away Helping Wounded Warriors

Police in Ligonier are trying to figure out who destroyed part of a local couple’s farm.

05/27/2015

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1 Arrested In Latrobe Apartment Building Arson

One person has been arrested in connection with an arson at a Westmoreland County apartment building Wednesday morning.

05/27/2015

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Idlewild Ready To Welcome Families To Newest Attraction, “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood”

Daniel Tiger debuted 60 years ago on Josie Carey’s “Children’s Corner,” on WQED-TV.

05/20/2015

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Mount Pleasant Officials Pondering Solutions To High Grass Problem

Officials in Mount Pleasant are trying to figure out how to maintain foreclosed properties around town.

05/19/2015

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Man Hit, Killed By Car In East Huntingdon Twp. Shopping Plaza

A Scottdale man was hit and killed by a car in the parking lot of a Westmoreland County shopping plaza on Monday.

05/19/2015

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Local Man Only 6th Person In W. Hemisphere To Take Part In Stem Cell Trial For Paralysis Patients

A young man in our area is only the sixth person in the Western Hemisphere to be a part of a trial aimed at helping people who become paralyzed from injuries.

05/15/2015

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Vandergrift Transformed As “Banshee” TV Show Films Its Latest Season In Local Borough

Go to Vandergrift these days, and you might think your mind is playing tricks on you.

05/13/2015

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Woman Facing Charges, Accused Of Having Sex With Son’s Teenage Friend At Alcohol-Fueled Party

A Westmoreland County woman accused of having sex with her son’s teenage friend during an alleged alcohol-fueled party appeared in court today.

05/13/2015

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Burglars Steal Money, Cash Registers From Westmoreland Co. Ball Field Concession Stands

Police are looking for the thieves who stole money and cash registers from concession stands at two Westmoreland County youth sports baseball fields.

05/12/2015

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Woman With Dementia, 86, Found Dead In Neighbor’s Truck

An 86-year-old woman with dementia who had been missing since Saturday has been found dead in the passenger seat of her next-door neighbor’s pickup truck.

05/12/2015

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Family Makes Plea For Help Finding Missing Lower Burrell Woman

A plea for help from the family of an 86-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s who’s been missing since Friday.

05/11/2015

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