9 hrs ago
Walmart video captures tug-of-war over baby in Rostraver
A potentially dangerous tug-of-war over a baby was captured on video by Walmart security cameras in the Rostraver Township store.
23 hrs ago
Hearing slated on move in Pa. school stabbing case
A hearing is scheduled next month on a request to transfer a 16-year-old boy to a mental health treatment facility while he awaits trial in a mass stabbing at a western Pennsylvania high school.
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Teenager arrested for waggling rubber penis at passing motorists
A young man has been arrested in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Skyler Connor, 18, of New Derry, is facing a disorderly conduct charge for waggling a rubber penis at passing motorists.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
3 Westmoreland County families' water contaminated by gas company
The Department of Environmental Protection has ordered an Oklahoma-based gas company to provide a permanent water supply solution for three Westmoreland County families whose well water was found to be contaminated by the gas company's operation.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
State determines wastewater from gas drilling contaminated drinking water in Westmoreland County
The state Department of Environmental Protection has officially determined that drinking water at a third residence is contaminated by WPX Appalachia LLC's leaky Marcellus Shale gas drilling wastewater impoundment near Stahlstown, Westmoreland County.
Fun Party Stores closing all retail locations in Westmoreland County
The party is over for the family-owned Fun Party Stores in Westmoreland County. The locally-owned business will be shutting down the retail operations for good in the coming weeks.
Police Arrest 1, Seize Drugs, Weapons In Separate Penn Twp. Investigations
Police in Westmoreland County have one person in custody and seized drugs, hundreds of dollars in cash and weapons in two separate investigations in Penn Township.
Locally-owned Fun Party Stores closing all retail locations in Westmoreland County
The party is over for the family-owned Fun Party Store in Westmoreland County. The locally-owned business will be shutting down the retail operations for good in the coming weeks.
Region's jobless rate remains at 5.3 percent
The number of jobs rose 4,200 to 1.67 million in the month, according to data released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry .
PA: Interim Westmoreland County Transit Authority Chief Gets Job
Alan Blahovec will serve as executive director, replacing Larry Morris, who resigned last month to take a job in the private sector.
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Judge asked to toss statements in Pa. slaying
A western Pennsylvania man is asking a judge to bar prosecutors from using an alleged confession in a shooting death in his home.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Unique ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
The Lamplighter restaurant in Wesmoreland County hosted a unique and special ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Sunday in an effort to raise awareness and funds for a local ALS patient.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Heavy rain causes flooding in portions of Fayette, Westmoreland counties
Heavy rain caused flash flooding in portions of the Channel 11 viewing area overnight Friday.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Westmoreland Co. shelter takes animals from Fayette Co. shelter closing
The Fayette County SPCA's license was revoked by the state last week, and a local shelter stepped up to make sure the animals have a home.
9 People Displaced By Westmoreland County Fire
According to officials at the scene, the fire started at a home in the 2600-block of Brown Avenue around 4:33 a.m. "Upon arrival, smoke coming from the structure.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Renaissance Festival opens with new characters
Among about 300 people working in costume will be the royal family, jugglers, strolling minstrels and jousting knights on horseback.
2 dead in shooting outside New Kensington home
A man and a woman were found dead Wednesday morning outside a home in New Kensington, Westmoreland County, after police responded to a report of gunfire.
Two dead in New Kensington shooting
There are tarps covering a white Hyundai parked in front of 463 Fourth Ave. in the Parnassus section of the city.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
State board rejects student's petition to limit greenhouse gases
HARRISBURG Pennsylvania's environmental rulemaking board rejected a Westmoreland County college student's petition to significantly limit the state's greenhouse gas emissions on Tuesday, agreeing with the Department of Environmental Protection that the state can't act alone to create the conditions for a safer climate.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Westmoreland County father denies locking 3 children out of house
A Westmoreland County man was in court Monday afternoon after police said he kicked his kids out of his home Aug. 9 and locked them out.