Westmoreland County Newswire (Page 6)

Westmoreland County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Westmoreland County, PA. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 1,775 in Westmoreland County, PA

  1. Surprise drug raids attempt to arrest 34 suspected dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... DOZENS OF SUSPECTS. HERE IS ASHLIE HARDWAY. POLICE WITH ATTORNEY GENERAL HAVE BEEN HITTING HOMES IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY ALL MORNING LONG AND WORK WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOO N. POLICE TELL ME THEY'VE SECURED 36 WARRAN TS FOR DRUG SUSPECTS ...

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  2. Pennsylvania lawmakers could roll dice on Internet gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Fox News

    ... said plugging the shortfall isn't the objective. "That's not what is prompting it at all," said Ward, a Westmoreland County Republican who chairs the Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee. Several bills are in play in ...

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  3. Suspect dashes into woods to elude task force manhunt in JeannetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    An escape from a traffic stop prompts an extensive search by the Attorney General's Office, the Westmoreland County drug task force and state police in Jeannette. It's captured on video by a Pittsburgh's Action News 4 viewer.

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  4. Most of Pennsylvania under drought watch; Westmoreland, Mercer among countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    More than half of Pennsylvania's counties are now under a drought watch, including Westmoreland and Indiana counties in Western Pennsylvania. The state Department of Environmental Protection said today that 37 counties have been placed on the drought watch due to below-normal precipitation and low groundwater and surface water levels.

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  5. Jeannette police searching for man on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... LEADING POLICE INTO A LOCAL CREEK. TAKE A LOOK HERE, WE'RE TO LD IT STARTED WITH A TRAFFIC STOP IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY. POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR TWO MEN, ONE NAMED NATHANIEL CRAWFORD. HE THIS SAY WHEN THEY PUL LED OVER HIS S.U.V. CRAWFORD AND THREE ...

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  6. United Ways in Allegheny, Westmoreland counties plan to mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Business Journal

    The boards of United Way of Allegheny County and United Way of Westmoreland County have approved a merger that would create a nonprofit spanning three counties - Allegheny, Westmoreland, Fayette - plus southern Armstrong County.

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  7. A problemwith a very simple solutionRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... the outright ban that ethics, and logic, demand. "The idea is passable," said Rep. George Dunbar, a Westmoreland County Republican and reform caucus member. "I don't think an outright gift ban is passable." Although the legislation is good as far as ...

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  8. $48M in impact fees coming to area, state PUC revealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    ... receive $11.8 million. Butler County communities will receive $5.7 million, followed by communities in Westmoreland County with $3.7 million, Fayette County with $3.5 million and Allegheny County with $2.2 million. A share of the fee revenue is also ...

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  9. Dead dogs found in abandoned home may have been there for yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | WPXI

    ... left dogs in there.' That would be something. Right now there is nothing," Dillon said. According to the Westmoreland County Tax Office, the previous owners moved out of the home in December 2012 for failure to pay taxes. The home was then purchased ...

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  10. Fire in western Pennsylvania home kills elderly coupleRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Authorities in western Pennsylvania say an early morning fire that claimed the lives of an elderly couple apparently started in the basement of their home. Emergency crews in Westmoreland County were called to the Mount Pleasant Township home at about 3:45 a.m. Wednesday.

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  11. Fire chief buys dream car with 30 years of savings; Thieves target vehicle days laterRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | WPXI

    A Westmoreland County fire chief worked for 30 years to achieve a dream -- but that dream has quickly become a nightmare. Smithton Volunteer Fire Department Chief Joel Ribniscky saved his money for three decades so he could buy the car of his dreams -- a 1968 Pontiac Firebird.

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  12. Shaler Police Issue Public Warning After Bear Cub SightingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... On Monday, a mother bear and her cub were spotted in a parking lot on Pleasant Valley Road in Trafford, Westmoreland County (pictured above).

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  13. OnStar system in man's truck led police to Ohio teens accused in multiple crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | WPXI

    An OnStar system in a Westmoreland County man's truck, which two Ohio teens on the run from authorities allegedly stole, led police straight to the duo Sunday, the truck's owner, Joe Eori Jr., told Channel 11 News. Triston Kindle, 16, and Rose May, 15, were accused of committing multiple crimes in three states, including Pennsylvania in the Elizabeth and Sutersville area.

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  14. Joseph Mieluchowski charged with robbing five banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Joseph Mieluchowski of Chester County has been arrested for armed robberies of five banks in Pennsylvania, three of them in Montgomery County. He also is charged with the Nov. 18, 2009 robbery of the PNC Bank on Route 30 in North Huntingdon, Westmoreland County, and the May 27, 2011 robbery of the Susquehanna Bank along Route 41 in Gap, Lancaster County.

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  15. Chesco man charged with bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... 012, and Royal Bank in Jenkintown in June 2010. He is also charged with armed robberies of a PNC Bank in Westmoreland County in November 2009 and a Susquehanna Bank in Lancaster County in May 2011.

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  16. PA: Seniors Worry About the Future of Westmoreland Transit's Shared Ride ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Mass Transit

    Marionne Croake is a firm believer in the Westmoreland County Transit Authority's shared ride program but worries about its future. The Senior Shared Ride Program provides door-to-door transportation to senior citizens 65 and older.

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  17. Outdoors notebook: Regional parks among the best for family fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, released its annual listing. Keystone State Park, Westmoreland County, was ranked the fifth best family-fishing destination in the United States. Presque Isle State Park in Erie County ranked No. 9; ...

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  18. Late publisher Scaife's estate in process of liquidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    Richard Mellon Scaife's physical property continues on its path to liquidation with a Christie's auction of furniture, ceramics and collectibles June 30 and July 1. While Mr. Scaife's inheritance tax return, due since April, has yet to be filed, his estate can apply for an extension. A $100 million check was hand-delivered to the Westmoreland County Register of Wills in October to cover the estimated inheritance tax Mr. Scaife's estate owes to the state.

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  19. Presque Isle State Park nets national recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Erie Times News

    Presque Isle State Park was voted in a national contest among the top 10 family friendly places to boat and fish in the United States. The contest, run by the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, had Presque Isle and two other Pennsylvania state parks -- Keystone State Park in Westmoreland County and Lackawanna State Park in Lackawanna County -- in its top 10. All seven of Pennsylvania's nominated state parks made the list's top 100, which includes parks in 25 states.

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  20. Casey bill boosts organ donation 21 people die every daywhile waiting for organsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    ... as amyloidosis, received the heart and liver of Michael Lucas, 34, who was murdered near his home in Westmoreland County. Mr. Lucas' mother, Frances, agreed to the lifesaving donation. "If she said no, my father would have died," Mr. Casey, the ...

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