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Thursday | KEPR CBS 19

Jury: Woman downloaded child porn to frame husband

A Pennsylvania woman has been found guilty of downloading child pornography in a failed attempt to frame her estranged husband.

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Thursday | jdsupra.com

Oil and Gas Developer Challenges an Extreme Waste Disposal Ordinance...

Oil and gas developer Pennsylvania General Energy Company, LLC recently filed suit against Grant Township in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, alleging that a waste disposal ordinance enacted by the Township violates the United States Constitution and Pennsylvania statutes.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

Indiana county builds new jail to address overcrowding

Jail overcrowding in one southern Indiana community is forcing some inmates to sleep on extra cots and other criminals to remain on the street.

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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Victims ID'd, cause sought in Route 422 fatality

Investigators have identified the man killed and five others hurt in a violent crash involving a coal truck and two sport-utility vehicles, but still don't know what caused the western Pennsylvania wreck.

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Related Topix: Kittanning, PA, Rochester Mills, PA, Revloc, PA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Kittanning man killed in crash involving coal truck

One man was killed Tuesday morning in a three-vehicle crash that shut down Route 422 in Indiana County.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Deadly crash shuts down Route 422 in Indiana County

One person is killed and five others are injured in a crash that shuts down Route 422 in Indiana County.

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CBS Local

1 Dead, 5 Injured In Indiana Co. Coal Truck Crash

One person was killed and five others were injured in an accident involving a coal truck and two other vehicles in Indiana County this morning.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Altoona Mirror

GOP committee sits out 81st race

A GOP victory for the seat that covers Huntingdon and parts of Blair and Mifflin counties is so assured the House Republican Campaign Committee is happy to stand on the sidelines, even though the Democratic nominee happens to be an incumbent state representative with four terms under his belt.

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Related Topix: Blair County, PA, Huntingdon, PA, Mifflin County, PA, Huntingdon County, PA

Post-gazette.com

Gas well company sues over township's banning of oil, gas waste

A Warren company has filed a federal lawsuit against a township in Indiana County that has banned the disposal of oil and gas waste within its borders.

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New Jersey Herald

Drilling firm challenges township waste ordinance

A gas and oil drilling company is suing a western Pennsylvania township, claiming that an ordinance passed to ban the disposal of drilling byproducts like fracking fluids and briny water is illegal and trumped by state and federal law.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

GantDaily.com

ExploreJefferson: Child Pornography Found in Punxsutawney Attic; Man Charged with 100 Felony Counts

Punxsutawney Borough Police Department arrested a 34-year-old man yesterday on a slew of charges related to child pornography.

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Related Topix: Punxsutawney, PA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Police looking for luring suspect in Indiana, Westmoreland counties

Police in two counties are looking for an older man accused of luring a teenage girl and a woman as they walked on the street.

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Related Topix: Blairsville, PA, Derry, PA, Westmoreland County, PA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Daily Herald

Plea deal rejected for ex-Indiana county auditor

A judge has rejected an agreement under which a former county auditor in southern Indiana was expected to plead guilty to criminal charges of wrongly paying personal expenses with county-issued credit cards.

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TheIndyChannel

Indiana county adopts vote centers

The secretary of state's office announced Monday that Boone County, northwest of Indianapolis, had become the 18th Indiana county where vote centers are approved.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

FireHouse.com

Excavation Crew Finds Body During Pa. Fire...

July 31--A man's body was recovered from the smoldering debris of a Blairsville restaurant that was destroyed by fire Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Blairsville, PA, Restaurant Management

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Fire destroys bar and restaurant in Blairsville

Firefighters are removing debris to search for a man who was last seen at Sharon's Restaurant & Lounge on East Market Street in Blairsville.

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CBS Local

Businesses Destroyed by Fire in Indiana County

The fire ripped through the bar, eventually causing the bar to collapse. The fire spread to other nearby buildings, damaging or destroying several other businesses and apartments.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

PennLive.com

Pa. pet owner charged for allegedly shooting his cat for peeing on bed: Outrage?

This is definitely not a method to use to potty-train one's pet: A Pennsylvania pet owner is in legal trouble for allegedly shooting and killing his own cat earlier this month.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Centre Daily Times

4-H gathering brings achievers together at Penn State

These driven teenagers are 4-H members ages 13-18 who are participating in the 70th annual 4-H State Achievement Days, a three-day educational program sponsored by Penn State Extension.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Chester County, PA

New Jersey Herald

Family-owned lumber yard open after $350K fire

A family-owned lumber yard in western Pennsylvania was open for business two days after a fire caused about $350,000 in a storage building.

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