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Westmoreland County Newswire

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  1. Teen wants to plead guilty, mentally ill in school stabbingsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... accepts the plea, he could wind up serving some or all of his sentence in a mental health facility, Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck said Friday. Hribal, who was then 16, used two 8-inch kitchen knives from home to attack his victims ...

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  2. Rostraver man waives hearing in wifea s suicide pact deathRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... a charge he killed her. Thursday's waiver means Edward Friday must stand trial or cut a plea deal with Westmoreland County prosecutors in the death of 82-year-old Wilma Jean Friday. Police said Edward Friday told them the couple had a suicide pact ...

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  3. July 29, 2016Gun stolen: James Hall of 615 Park Ave. told police a...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... stop about 3:20 a.m. Wednesday. District Judge Mark Wilson set bond at $5,000 for Veschio, who is in Westmoreland County jail in a retail theft case. Assault alleged: Onyx Moore, 18, of 464 Eighth St., Donora, is charged by borough police with ...

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  4. Pa. teen who stabbed 20 HS students wants to plead guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... accepts the plea, he could wind up serving some or all of his sentence in a mental health facility, Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck said Friday. Hribal, who was then 16, used two eight-inch kitchen knives from home to attack his ...

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  5. Franklin Regional stabbing suspect seeks guilty but mentally ill pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... lashed 20 classmates and a security guard on April 9, 2014. Mr. Hribal was to have faced trial Monday in Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court, but the case has been postponed to Oct. 3 .

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  6. School stabbings suspect seeks guilty but mentally ill pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WPXI

    ... was mentally ill in order to allow the plea. Thomassey didn't immediately return a call for comment and Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck won't say if he'll oppose the move.

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  7. Franklin Regional H.S. Stabbings Suspect Seeks Guilty But Mentally Ill PleaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... was mentally ill in order to allow the plea. Thomassey didn't immediately return a call for comment and Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck won't say if he'll oppose the move.

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  8. Steelers fans from all over arrive early at training campRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... IS THE FIRST DAY. KATELYN SYKES TALKED TO THE FIRST FANS WHO ARRIVED. OUT VIRGINIA LEADING THE PACK, IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY. ARE COMING TOGETHER AS STEELERS TRAINING CAMP GETS UNDERWAY. TRAINING CAMP OPENS TO THE PUBLIC, A LINE OF THE PARKING LOT. ...

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  9. Franklin Regional stabbing suspect wants guilty but mentally ill pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... was mentally ill in order to allow the plea. Thomassey didn't immediately return a call for comment and Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck won't say if he'll oppose the move. Let the news find you! Get the WTAE Pittsburgh's Action News ...

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  10. Pennsylvania man waives hearing in wife's suicide pact deathRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    An 80-year-old Pennsylvania man who told police he had a suicide pact with his wife has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on a charge he killed her. Thursday's waiver means Edward Friday must stand trial or cut a plea deal with Westmoreland County prosecutors in the death of 82-year-old Wilma Jean Friday.

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  11. Millvale Man To Stand Trial, Accused Of Repeatedly Raping Teenage GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... bond. Paul joined KDKA-TV in 1984 as a general assignment reporter and later became Bureau Chief in Westmoreland County. He now anchors weekend evening newscasts, as well as reporting during the week for KDKA-TV News. The "You Paid For It" series ...

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  12. Man Accused Of Carjacking Woman At Idlewild Park Arrested After Running Out Of GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    ... bars after allegedly carjacking a woman in the parking lot of Idlewild & SoakZone amusement park in Westmoreland County. However, it did not involve calling a friend or a cab, Evans allegedly saw a woman walking alone in the parking lot and first ...

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  13. Police Beat July 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | O-R Online

    ... stop about 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the Eastgate Plaza parking lot, court records show. Chacko is in Westmoreland County jail on $25,000 bond set by District Judge Jason Buczak. Passenger charged: Robert Campbell, 23, of 302 Market St. Apartment 1, ...

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  14. VFD mourns young woman killed in Sewickley Township crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The Westmoreland County coroner identified the victim as 19-year-old Theresa Sager. Police said her vehicle went off the side of a road and hit a tree.

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  15. Beaver County Couple Found Dead, Police Investigating As Murder-SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | CBS Local

    ... Tuesday. Paul joined KDKA-TV in 1984 as a general assignment reporter and later became Bureau Chief in Westmoreland County. He now anchors weekend evening newscasts, as well as reporting during the week for KDKA-TV News. The "You Paid For It" series ...

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  16. Franklin Regional H.S. Stabbing Suspect's Trial PostponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | CBS Local

    ... Regional High School has been postponed until Oct. 3. His trial had been set to begin on Aug. 1 in Westmoreland County but online court records posted Wednesday show it has been postponed more than two months. District Attorney John Peck and ...

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  17. Trial delayed until October in high school stabbing rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Progress

    The trial for a man charged with slashing and stabbing 20 fellow students and a security guard at a western Pennsylvania high school has been postponed until Oct. 3. Alex Hribal is now 18 but was just 16 when he was accused in the April 2014 rampage at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville. His trial had been set to begin Monday in Westmoreland County but online court records posted Wednesday show it has been postponed more than two months.

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  18. Trial date postponed for suspect in Franklin Regional school stabbingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Post-gazette.com

    ... in April 2014 has been postponed. Alex Hribal, 18, of Murrysville, was to have faced trial Aug. 1 in Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court, but the case has been postponed to Oct. 3. Mr. Hribal was 16 when police said he rampaged through the ...

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  19. Woman put in headlock, car stolen during visit to Idlewild ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... gave no indication why he left his family at the park or why he took the car. He is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison on the Ligonier charges but also on a detainer out of Berks County. "This is an unusual incident. We don't have many ...

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  20. July 25, 2016A 110-acre tract in Forward Township is being recognized as a wild plant sanctuary.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | O-R Online

    ... wild plant sanctuary in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The others are Duff Park, located near Murrysville in Westmoreland County, a private tract in Washington County and another private tract in Westmoreland County. Since the sanctuary designation ...

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