Youghiogheny River

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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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Rock Snot Discovered In Youghiogheny River

Rock snot sounds pretty disgusting, but one local river now has it. Also called didymo, it grows to blanket the bottom of the river like brown soggy toilet paper, snuffing out the organisms that fish feed on.

06/12/2012

Ohio River Sweep 2012

The 22nd Annual “River Sweep” is this Saturday and organizers need your help. They need volunteers of all ages to help with the sweep.

06/11/2012

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Fish & Boat Commission Urges Safety On Area Waterways

This weekend’s fatal jet ski accident on the Ohio River raises concerns about boating safety as we head into summer and more people spend time on the area’s rivers.

05/21/2012

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Woman Shot While Sitting Along Yough River

State police in Fayette County are searching for a suspect after a woman was shot while sitting along the Youghiogheny River in South Connellsville Borough.

04/26/2012

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Boston Bridge Reopens To Traffic

Just a few months ago, it was considered one of the most run-down, worn out bridges in our area. On Monday, about 18,000 drivers are getting their first chance to drive on the newly rebuilt Boston Bridge.

10/10/2011

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Man Drowns In Youghiogheny River

Officials are investigating after a man drowned in the Youghiogheny River Tuesday night.

08/17/2011

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Missing Fayette County Boater’s Body Recovered

The body of a missing boater in Fayette County has been recovered. Fayette County Deputy Coroner Roger Victor says 50-year-old Patrick Himmler, of Cumberland, MD, was found dead on the Somerset side of the Youghiogheny River.

07/06/2011

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