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Westmoreland County

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Youth Pastor Charged Over Alleged Sexual Activity With Teen Girl

A youth pastor in Westmoreland County has been arrested for allegedly engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.

07/28/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Couple Gets Probation After Allegedly Locking Son In Trunk

A Westmoreland County mother and father will serve probation after they allegedly locked their child in a trunk to help him get over being scared in the dark.

07/25/2014

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AG’s Office Taking Legal Action Against 8 Pa. Contractors

If you have a problem with home contractors, you’re not alone.

07/24/2014

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PennDOT: Parts Of I-80, I-380 To See Increase To 70 MPH

Speed limits on more than 100 miles of two interstates maintained by PennDOT will rise to 70 mph for the first time as part of a pilot program.

07/23/2014

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Police Arrest Derry Twp. Man Accused Of Torturing, Threatening Woman

State Police in Westmoreland County have arrested a man who they say is accused of threatening and torturing a woman over a period of five days earlier this month.

07/22/2014

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2 Women Robbed, Forced From Moving Vehicle At Gunpoint

Two women were injured after being forced out of a moving vehicle at gunpoint during a robbery in Westmoreland County.

07/21/2014

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Man Dies After Being Hit By Train In Westmoreland Co.

Police are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a train in Westmoreland County early Sunday morning.

07/20/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Westmoreland Co. Crash

One person was killed and another suffered minor injuries in a Westmoreland County accident Saturday afternoon.

07/20/2014

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East Huntingdon Teen Killed In Route 31 Dump Truck Crash

A teenager was killed when his car slammed into a dump truck Saturday afternoon along Route 31 in Westmoreland County.

07/19/2014

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Old Jeannette Plant More Than Just An Eyesore

It’s not just an eyesore. What’s inside an old plant in Westmoreland County could be putting everyone who lives near it at risk.

07/18/2014

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PennDOT, Turnpike Say No Orchestrated Delay In Implementing Speed Limit Increase

Vacationers and road trippers know all too well that Pennsylvania lacks the 70 mile per hour speed limit many other states have.

07/18/2014

(Source: Pennsylvania State Police)

Man Facing Arson Charges For Fire At Friend’s Hempfield Twp. Business

A man is facing arson charges in two separate incidents in Westmoreland County, including one at a business where the owner tried to help the suspect out in the past.

07/17/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Looking To Tackle Addiction Issues With Drug Court

Experts say people dealing with hardcore addiction issues and the judicial system have a pattern of arrest, court, jail, release – arrest, court, jail, release.

07/14/2014

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Motorcycle, Vehicle Collide In Hempfield Twp.

A crash involving a motorcycle sent out emergency crews in Westmoreland County this afternoon.

07/10/2014

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Deer Foaming From Mouth Attacks Woman

When an East Huntingdon Township woman showed up for work Tuesday, she was greeted by an angry deer foaming at the mouth.

07/09/2014

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