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Wednesday Jul 16 | WPXI

Coroner called to body found in Allegheny River

Channel 11's Joe Holden has confirmed that the coroner has been called to the Allegheny River for the report of a body.


Wednesday Jul 16 | CBS Local

Coroner: Suspected Body Of Armstrong Co. Missing Jet Skier Found

The Armstrong County coroner confirmed a body was found in the river Wednesday and it is believed to be the man crews have been looking for since Sunday.


Related Topix: Schenley, PA, Penn Hills, PA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Search for missing jet skier on Allegheny River

A child was rescued, but there has been no sign of the man with whom he was riding a jet ski in South Buffalo Township, Armstrong County.


CBS Local

Emergency Crews Searching For Missing Jet Skier

Emergency crews are expected to resume their search for a man who went missing after a jet ski overturned on the Allegheny River in Armstrong County.


Wed Jul 09, 2014

Toledo Blade

Many teens don't wear seat belts

"A lot of my guy friends, I have to remind them to wear their seat belts when I'm driving them around," said Ms.


Related Topix: Leechburg, PA, Beaver County, PA, Westmoreland County, PA

Mon Jul 07, 2014


$100,000 Millionaire Raffle Ticket sold in York County

A Millionaire Raffling Drawing ticket worth $100,000 was sold at a Turkey Hill in York County.


Related Topix: York County, PA, Allegheny County, PA, Jefferson County, PA, East Prospect, PA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: Convicted killer claims innocence

A central Pennsylvania man sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole in the 2013 slaying of his estranged girlfriend is maintaining his innocence.


Related Topix: Lancaster County, PA, Rural Valley, PA


Woman killed in Armstrong County house fire

A woman, 46, was killed in an Armstrong County house fire Friday. The fire in Cowanshannock Township on Route 1042 started around 5 a.m. Officials said five people were in the house when the blaze started.


Tue Jul 01, 2014

Addison Gibson Foundation restructures to focus on aiding student debt

Armstrong County native Addison Gibson made millions in the oil fields of east Texas and Oklahoma in the early 20th century, but he wanted his fortune to help people of limited means in Western Pennsylvania who couldn't afford medical care or a college education.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA), Allegheny County, PA, Elderton, PA