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  1. Hospital won't treat school stabbing suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Arizona Republic

    ... trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his Pennsylvania high school. Westmoreland County Judge Christopher Feliciani agreed with defense witnesses at a Friday hearing who said 16-year-old Alex Hribal, of Murrysville, ...

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  2. Accused Pennsylvania stabber rejected by psychiatr...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WHTC

    ... in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, after slashing students and staff with two eight-inch kitchen knives. Westmoreland County Judge Christopher Feliciani on Friday granted a defense request to transfer the teenager to a psychiatric facility, and planned ...

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  3. Psych hospital won't treat school stabbing suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    A psychiatric hospital has cited security concerns in its decision to refuse treatment to a teenager awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his high school. Westmoreland County Judge Christopher Feliciani agreed with defense witnesses at a Friday hearing who said 16-year-old Alex Hribal , of Murrysville, needs intensive inpatient treatment at a mental hospital.

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  4. Psych Hospital Won't Treat Franklin Regional Stabbing SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    A psychiatric hospital has cited security concerns in its decision to refuse treatment to a teenager awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his high school. Westmoreland County Judge Christopher Feliciani agreed with defense witnesses at a Friday hearing who said 16-year-old Alex Hribal, of Murrysville, needs intensive inpatient treatment at a mental hospital.

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  5. Psychiatric hospital refuses to treat western Pa. boy accused of stabbing classmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    ... and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school in April. Alex Hribal is led into the Westmoreland County Courthouse by Sheriff Jonathan Held on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Hribal is accused of stabbing and slashing 21 people at Franklin ...

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  6. Fish and Boat Commission to stock troutRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    ... intersection of routes 308 and 138 in West Sunbury. Also that day, Mammoth Dam and Indian Lake, both in Westmoreland County, will get stocked with rainbows, with the stocking truck meeting at Mammoth Dam at noon. Upper, Middle and Lower Deer lakes ...

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  7. PA Water Treatment Plant Improves Efficiency, Capacity with Variable Frequency DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WaterWorld

    The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County provides water to 125,000 customers across a five-county region near Pittsburgh, Pa. A recent upgrade to MAWC's George R. Sweeney Water Treatment Plant improved both efficiency and capacity.

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  8. PA: No Relief in Sight for Westmoreland Transit PassengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mass Transit

    ... you're standing for an hour and a half, it's rather long," the Hempfield resident said. Inks and other Westmoreland County Transit Authority passengers might have to continue standing, as few options are available to expand service and ease ...

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  9. School stabbing suspect can move to psych hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Erie Times News

    A judge has approved moving a 16-year-old boy charged in a high school stabbing rampage to a Pittsburgh-area psychiatric hospital indefinitely after three experts testified he was motivated by the Columbine massacre. Alex Hribal, of Murrysville, has been held at a juvenile detention center in Westmoreland County since the April 9 attack at Franklin Regional High School.

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  10. DEP Investigating Diesel Spill In Westmoreland Co. CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | CBS Local

    The Department of Environmental Protection is working to find out what party is responsible for a diesel fuel spill in Sewickley Creek near Adolph Lane in Westmoreland County. Hazmat crews were called to the creek around 12 a.m. Friday.

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  11. Defense: Columbine was Penn. school stabber's motivationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    A judge has approved moving a 16-year-old boy charged in a stabbing rampage at his high school to a Pittsburgh-area psychiatric hospital indefinitely. Sixteen-year-old Alex Hribal, of Murrysville, has been held at a juvenile detention center in Westmoreland County since the April 9 attack.

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  12. Defense: Columbine was school shooter's motivationRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... still alive after it occurred." Hribal, of Murrysville, has been held at a juvenile detention center in Westmoreland County since his arrest, and defense attorney Patrick Thomassey contends that the boy's mental condition is deteriorating and will ...

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  13. 5 things to know for Friday in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Greenwich Citizen

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday: A Westmoreland County judge is holding a hearing today to determine whether 16-year-old Alex Hribal will be moved from a juvenile detention center. He's been held there since April 9, when police say he stabbed 20 students and a security guard at Franklin Regional High School .

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  14. Franklin Regional Stabbing Suspect Expected In Court, Judge To Mull HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | CBS Local

    A judge is set to hear evidence and arguments about whether a 16-year-old boy charged in a stabbing rampage at a western Pennsylvania high school should be moved to a mental health facility. Alex Hribal, 16, of Murrysville, has been held at a juvenile detention center in Westmoreland County since he allegedly used two 8-inch kitchen knives to stab 20 fellow students and a security guard at Franklin Regional High School on April 9. Hribal's attorney, Patrick Thomassey, contends the boy's mental condition is deteriorating and will worsen unless he's housed in a secure mental facility.

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  15. District Fishing Report: 9.26.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... inch range at dusk. While vacationing on the Outer Banks in Avon, N.C., Sam Serago, 13, of Delmont, Westmoreland County, caught a 26-inch, 7-pound 14-ounce red drum. Report your catch and submit fish photos at fishingreport@post-gazette.com. Include ...

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  16. Big finishes in store for local tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Post-gazette.com

    The NASCAR weekly racing series track in Smithton, Westmoreland County, will host the Inaugural Fall Classic for all divisions today and Saturday. According to Todd Melfi, the new owner of Motordrome Speedway, the idea of promoting a fall event was originally slated for 2015.

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  17. Man charged in East Liberty sisters' killing faces judge in Westmoreland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The man charged with killing two East Liberty sisters said he is prepared for his upcoming trial as he left an unrelated court hearing in Westmoreland County. Allen Wade, 43, is charged with killing Susan and Sarah Wolfe inside their Chislett Street home in February.

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  18. Judge bans tweeting during stab suspect's hearingRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A judge won't let news reporters tweet or otherwise send electronic communications from the courtroom during a hearing to decide whether a Pennsylvania high school stabbing suspect will be transferred from a juvenile detention center to a mental health facility. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Westmoreland County Judge Christopher Feliciani issued the order for Friday's hearing for 16-year-old Alex Hribal of Murrysville.

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  19. In Brief: Game Commission tables $30 trail feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Erie Times News

    ... addressed commissioners Monday to protest the proposed fee. Commissioners met Monday and Tuesday in Westmoreland County. "I could not find any facts to support this proposal," Krug, of Greene Township, told commissioners. Snowmobiles do not damage ...

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  20. New Kensington faculty, staff volunteer for Day of CaringRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | PressReleasePoint

    ... to help revive western Pennsylvania communities. Day of Caring is a program of the United Way of Westmoreland County, and the campus is one of numerous volunteer groups that assisted local agencies Sept. 12. A group of faculty and staff traveled to ...

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