Westmoreland County Newswire

Westmoreland County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Westmoreland County, PA.

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  1. Gambling revenueRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Times News

    ... betting parlors, as if the issue was an inadequate number of machines in the casinos. Sen. Kim Ward, a Westmoreland County Republican, has proposed that Internet gambling be allowed for players who register through 10 of the state's 12 casinos an ...

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  2. Home invasion suspect representing himself in trial, says he will be acquittedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A western Pennsylvania man goes on trial Monday on charges in a violent home invasion robbery last fall that sent a 91-year-old woman to the hospital. Gregory Howard, 47, of Monessen is scheduled for trial in Westmoreland County in the Oct. 21 robbery in Rostraver Township.

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  3. Pa. crime photos of the week: Doctor's indecent exposure; exec caught in sex sting; nurse drops newbornRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    ... his head. It happened just after 6 a.m. Tuesday at Uniontown Hospital. Jonathan Ryan Davis, 21, of Westmoreland County is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl and is separately accused of getting other juvenile girls to drink some of his ...

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  4. Greensburg BJJ Black Belt Competes In Las VegasRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Casey Leonard of Pennsylvania Combat Sports, in Westmoreland County, makes his competition debut as Black belt in the highly touted Jiu-Jitsu World League Tournament. PRLog - July 5, 2015 - GREENSBURG, Pa.

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  5. Man slated for trial in violent robbery of elderly womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Philly.com

    A western Pennsylvania man goes on trial Monday on charges in a violent home invasion robbery last fall that sent a 91-year-old woman to the hospital. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that 47-year-old Gregory Howard of Monessen is scheduled for trial in Westmoreland County in the Oct. 21 robbery in Rostraver Township.

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  6. Ex-school wrestling coach to trial in teen contact caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Erie Times News

    ... at each other's homes and instead stayed for two nights at the coach's home, along with some wrestlers. Westmoreland County prosecutors don't deny the girls lied to their parents, but contend the girl's claims about Westfall's contact with them were ...

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  7. Man 'had sex with girl aged 14 in church and persuaded others to drink his blood'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... to have taken a 14-year-old girl to a church, where he had sex with her. Davis, from Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, USA, is facing a string of charges, including statutory rape, witness intimidation, and corruption of minors. Vandergrift Police ...

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  8. Volunteer coach charged with posing as waitress, sexting with 14-year-old Westmoreland Co.boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Pennsylvania State Police say a 14-year-old student from Yough High School was a victim of what some called a prank, but they charge is criminal sexual abuse. Casey Michael Gilkey,45, of Yukon, Westmoreland County, is charged with felony counts of sexual abuse of children, unlawful contact with a minor, images of sexual acts involving a child, and misdemeanor corruption of minors.

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  9. Widow of Lt. Eric Eslary to file wrongful death lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... accident. According to an online docket, attorneys for Mary Beth Eslary filed a formal notice to sue in Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court against Clair Fink, Beehive Showbar and Westmoreland Pools and Spas for wrongful death. Eric Eslary, 40, ...

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  10. 'Greensburg 6' killer resentenced after court vacates mandatory life termRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A young woman was resentenced Wednesday after an appeals court had thrown out a mandatory life sentence for her part in the Jennifer Daugherty murder because she was just 17 at the time. Angela Marinucci, who is now 21, was sentenced once again to life without parole by Westmoreland County Judge Rita Hathaway.

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  11. Allegheny, Westmoreland United Ways mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Business Journal

    The merger between the United Ways of Allegheny County and Westmoreland County became effective on Wednesday.

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  12. 107-year-old Donora Bridge imploded in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Erie Times News

    The Donora Bridge carried Route 837 over the Monongahela River between Donora and Webster in Westmoreland County's Rostraver Township. But it's been closed since 2009 due to its deteriorating condition, so the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has been dismantling parts of the span to prepare for Wednesday's implosion of the remaining superstructure.

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  13. 107-year-old Donora-Webster Bridge implodedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The bridge carried Route 837 over the Monongahela River between Donora in Washington County and Webster in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland County. REVIEWED BY THE JAIL'S BEHAVIORAL UNIT.

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  14. Man, 90, killed in Western Pennsylvania crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Erie Times News

    "' A 90-year-old man has died after making a turn and driving his car into the path of an oncoming truck in Western Pennsylvania. Police say Thomas Greulich of Harmar Township was killed Tuesday after making a left turn from Utopia Road onto Route 380 in Washington Township, Westmoreland County.

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  15. Live Video: Watch the Donora-Webster Bridge demolition from Sky 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    AT 10am - Sky 4 flies over a truss bridge that is being demolished after spanning the Monongahela River between Washington and Westmoreland counties for more than 100 years.

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  16. Pa. man accused of underage sex, having girls drink his bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | PennLive.com

    Jonathan Ryan Davis, 21, of Westmoreland County is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl and is separately accused of getting other juvenile girls to drink some of his blood after he cut himself. Even police in western Pennsylvania aren't sure what to make of this case.

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  17. 3 inmates at SCI-Retreat arraigned in separate assaultsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... above his right eye. Court records show Woodward is serving up to 10 years on assault charges out of Westmoreland County; Joiner has been jailed since 2004 on a drug conviction in Lycoming County and Bump is serving three to 12 months for resisting ...

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  18. Coroner: Police correct to shoot robbery standoff suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Erie Times News

    "' A coroner says a western Pennsylvania man didn't fatally shoot himself during an armed standoff following a pharmacy robbery, but found state police who fired the fatal shots were justified. Westmoreland County Coroner Ken Bacha announced his findings Tuesday.

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  19. The Pittsburgh job outlook for 2015: good bad or uglyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Examiner.com

    ... unemployment rate at 8.0%, Armstrong County is 7.0%, Beaver County is 6.4%, Washington County is 5.8%, Westmoreland County is 5.6%, Lawrence County is 5.5%, Allegheny County is 5.1% and Butler County is 5.0%. It is often argued that the numbers ...

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  20. Man had sex with teen, then they licked each other's bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... do the same to him. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1LTwTES PITTSBURGH ( KDKA ) - A Westmoreland County man is facing a string of charges after police said he had sex with an underage girl, told a witness to lie to police, and ...

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