3 hrs ago
Monessen drug suspect 'all wet'
While executing a search warrant Wednesday, police in Monessen confiscated nearly $25,000 worth of suspected heroin and nabbed a suspected drug dealer just after he exited the shower.
7 hrs ago
Murder charges dismissed against 3 in western Pa.
A western Pennsylvania judge has dismissed murder charges against three of four people charged in the drug-related slaying of a man a year ago.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Belle Vernon Area board looks to avoid tax hike again next year
Dec. 17 --The current school budget cut millage for some Belle Vernon Area taxpayers and held the line for others.
Local Kids Treated To Special Holiday Shopping Trip
"It gives police officers an opportunity to take children who were victims of a crime or some other unfortunate circumstance shopping before Christmas.
Borough to use Shale impact fees to demolish tax-delinquent properties
Monessen council will soon acquire 264 tax-delinquent properties from Westmoreland County - a handful of which will be targeted either for rehabilitation or demolition.
The Lebanon Daily News
Man found dead after western Pa. fire identified
A state police fire marshal is trying to find out what started a blaze that killed a man in his western Pennsylvania home.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Police say man was moments from lighting neighbor's home, vehicles on fire
A Westmoreland County man was arrested early Friday morning after police said he poured gasoline on his neighbor's porch and Penn Township Police Chief John Otto said officers responded to the report of a domestic and neighbor dispute just before 2 a.m. Friday on Kennedy Drive.
Senior Independence gets certification
A Westmoreland County senior services agency has received Medicare certification as a hospice.
1 dead in Salem Township fire
The fire on Coal Hollow Road was so intense that the flames could be seen from the fire station a mile away.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Pittsburgh guides helping people through Obamacare maze
Titus North, executive director of Citizen Power, a research and advocacy group in Squirrel Hill, has taken on an additional role in the past few weeks: helping people sign up for health care policies on the federal insurance exchange created by the Affordable Care Act.
Fire sparks after Murrysville transformer blows
WORD WHAT STARTED THE FIRE. 3 3 A TRANSFORMER BLEW THIS MORNING--SENDING WIRES DOWN AND CAUSING A SMALL FIRE.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Sen. Pat Toomey (R, Pennsylvania) relates his family's failed #obamacare exchange situation.
Just last week, my wife, Kris, tried to sign up on the health exchange website that's available to us.
Investor's Business Daily
Malcolm: Pat Toomey On His ObamaCare Sign-Up Fiasco
I'm Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey. These days, lots of Americans think Members of Congress are out of touch, and you know, at times there's some truth to that.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
The Modesto Bee
Police: Pa. panhandler claimed to be state trooper
Online court records don't list an attorney for 51-year-old Kevin Cunningham, of Latrobe, whose listed phone number was disconnected on Thursday.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Navy's Blue Angels commit to W. Pa. air shows
The precision jet team will appear at the Westmoreland County Air Show in 2014 and 2015 at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Victims Say Phone Scammers Are Going To The Extreme, 80 Calls A Day
Jessica Schake of Irwin, in Westmoreland County, says she's gotten an estimated 80-phone calls in the past three weeks from a man identifying himself as a law enforcement officer from the so-called "Bureau of investigators."
Surveillance images show man using stolen debit card
Investigators have released surveillance images of someone using a debit card that was stolen from a care home worker's purse earlier this month in Westmoreland County.
Tractor-trailers crash, closing westbound I-70
A driver says his brakes failed before he hit a barrier and rolled into the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Westmoreland County, where a second tanker carrying milk also crashed trying to avoid him.
Many car accidents reported on snowy morning
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Mon Dec 09, 2013
Police, PennDOT cracking down on bad driving during holiday season
Police and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation are teaming up to crack down on poor driving in the state in an effort to reduce the number of traffic crashes and traffic-related deaths.