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Man Drowns In Yough River Near Belle Vernon

An 18-year-old man drowned in the Youghiogheny River in Westmoreland County Saturday.

07/25/2015

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Body Pulled From Yough River Identified As Missing Charleroi Man

Crews are expected to resume the search in the morning for a man who went missing in the Youghiogheny River in Fayette County on Wednesday evening.

05/27/2015

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Body Pulled From Yough River In Ohiopyle Is That Of Man Who Slipped Into Water

The body of a man who went over the falls at Ohiopyle State Park in Fayette County last month was pulled from the Youghiogheny River late Thursday afternoon.

04/16/2015

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Search Continues For Man Who Went Into River, Over Waterfall

Volunteers and search crews are still looking for the body of a man who plunged into a western Pennsylvania river and over a waterfall last week.

03/22/2015

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Crews Call Off Search For The Night After Man Goes Over Falls At Ohiopyle

Rescue crews have called off their search for the night after working for hours at Ohiopyle State Park where a man fell into the raging Yough River Wednesday afternoon and went over the falls.

03/18/2015

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Time Lapse Video Shows Just How Fast Mon River Rises

The latest round of snow and rain is causing flooding problems along local rivers, and dramatic time lapse video shows just how fast the rivers can rise.

03/06/2015

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Ice Jams Lead To Some Flooding & Evacuations

Rescue boats were called to the scene in Ligonier Township after ice jams led to some flooding.

03/04/2015

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DA: Woman Was Kidnapped, Tortured Before Death

Prosecutors are urging a judge to allow them to present evidence that a woman whose body was recovered in a western Pennsylvania river last year was kidnapped and tortured prior to her death.

10/16/2014

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America’s Best Whitewater Rafting Destinations

This summer, experience the thrill of one of these top rivers for whitewater rafting.

07/07/2014

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Officials Investigate After Man Drowns In Youghiogheny River

Emergency crews have been called to the scene of a possible drowning in Fayette County.

05/26/2014

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Suspects Accused Of Murder, Dumping Body In River To Stand Trial

A Fayette County woman was killed for the thrill of it; that was the word from a Fayette County prosecutor at a hearing for the men accused of killing her.

07/25/2013

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Body Of Missing Ohiopyle Rafter Found

Officials say they’ve found the body of a rafter who went missing in Ohiopyle over the weekend.

07/08/2013

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Officials ID Woman Found Dead In River, 2 In Custody

A woman whose body was found in the Youghiogheny River Saturday has been identified.

06/23/2013

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Police Working To Identify Body Found In Ohiopyle State Park

Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in Ohiopyle State Park Saturday night.

03/10/2013

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Broken Docks Cause For Concern Along Mon & Yough Rivers

The Pittsburgh area hasn’t seen anything close to the devastation Hurricane Sandy caused along the East Coast. In fact, most of the fears of local officials were never realized.

10/30/2012

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