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Westmoreland County

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Jurors Hear Taped Confession In Westmoreland Co. Teacher’s Murder

Jurors in the trial of a Westmoreland County man accused of strangling his wife to death heard a taped confession Thursday in court.

06/26/2014

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Wecht: Wife Strangled With Such Force It Broke Bone In Her Neck

Testimony continued today in the trial of the Westmoreland County man accused of strangling his wife, whose body was found days later in a wooded area in Unity Township

06/25/2014

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Son In Jail After Father’s Body Found In 55-Gallon Barrel

An autopsy is underway after a veteran’s body was found in a barrel in Westmoreland County Tuesday.

06/25/2014

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Body Found In 55-Gallon Barrel In East Vandergrift Basement

Authorities in Westmoreland County are investigating the discovery of a body.

06/24/2014

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Westmoreland County 2014 Fireworks Listings

Brighten up your July 4th holiday by enjoying fireworks displays and communit events throughout Westmoreland County!

06/24/2014

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Testimony Begins In Trial Over Teacher’s Strangulation Death

A man accused of strangling and killing his wife was in court Monday arguing that he did not mean to kill her.

06/23/2014

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Monessen Man Accused Of Leading Police On Chase Sought

Police are looking for a man who led officers on a chase through Monessen Thursday night.

06/20/2014

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Jimmy Buffett Concert Aims To Save Drive-In Theaters From Extinction

His shows sell out, sometimes in a matter of minutes, but on Thursday evening, Parrotheads across the country got a chance to watch Jimmy Buffett perform live from Texas.

06/19/2014

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Couple Charged With Child Abuse In West Newton

West Newton police have charged a couple in a child abuse case, saying the three-year-old victim had more facial bruises than they could count.

06/18/2014

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Police Looking For Answers After 900 Gallons Of Fuel Stolen

You hear about it all the time, especially with fuel prices going through the roof.

06/17/2014

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Greensburg Faces New Allegations Of Videotaping Naked Women

State police say a Westmoreland County man is facing charges for allegedly using his cell phone to record women in their homes while they were in various states of undress.

06/17/2014

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All-Female Jury Selected In Teacher’s Strangulation Death

An all-female jury has been selected in the case of a Westmoreland County man who is accused of strangling his wife to death.

06/17/2014

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11-Year-Old Lucky To Be Alive After Taking Car On Out-Of-Control Joy Ride

A local boy is facing the consequences after he took the family car out for an early-morning joy ride.

06/16/2014

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Police Identify North Huntingdon Bank Robbery Suspect

Police have positively identified a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery Saturday morning.

06/15/2014

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Police Search For North Huntingdon Bank Robbery Suspect

Police are looking for a man who robbed a North Huntingdon bank.

06/14/2014

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