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  1. Internet gaming is waiting in the wings in Pennsylvania Capitol this budget seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    ... County, who's launched internal discussions with Sens. Robert Tomlinson, R-Bucks County and Kim Ward, R-Westmoreland County. In the House, meanwhile, Rep. John Payne, R-Derry Twp., is using his platform as chair of the Gaming Oversight Committee to ...


  2. New State Police troopers assigned to Butler barracksRead the original story

    Yesterday | Butler Eagle

    Trask Alexander and Shawn K. Palmer, both of Beaver County, and Sean S. Christofferson of Lawrence County were assigned to Troop D, which is headquartered in Butler Township. In other assignments, Butler County residents Michael A. Graham was assigned to Troop A in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, while fellow county residents Lauren N. McKinney and Cassandra L. Miller were assigned to Troop E in Erie.


  3. Fort Pitt exhibit takes new look at Indian captivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... and three of her children were surprised by warriors at their cabin in what is now Allegheny Township, Westmoreland County. After two of her children were killed, she escaped from her captors, taking her remaining son, 1-year-old John. An exhibit ...


  4. Pa. dad allegedly involved daughter, 9, in Girl Scout cookie scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | PennLive.com

    A western Pennsylvania man is facing charges for allegedly involving his 9-year-old daughter in a Girl Scout cookie scam. Cody Patrick Wylie, 33, of Washington Township, Westmoreland County, is accused of going door-to-door, selling cookies the residents would never receive.


  5. Parking lot crash kills man at Countryside PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh



  6. Man Hit, Killed By Car In East Huntingdon Twp. Shopping PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | CBS Local

    ... [] EAST HUNTINGDON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) - A Scottdale man was hit and killed by a car in the parking lot of a Westmoreland County shopping plaza on Monday. According to police, the accident happened around 3:30 p.m. at the Country Side Plaza on State ...


  7. Incumbents sweep Westmoreland commissioner nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Post-gazette.com

    In Westmoreland County, the three incumbent commissioners easily won their party's nomination in Tuesday's primary, according to unofficial election night returns. Commissioners Charles Anderson, 72, and Tyler Courtney, 47, who ran as a team, were the top two vote-getters on the Republican ticket.


  8. Westmoreland Co. man accused of cooking meth in front of childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WPXI

    A Westmoreland County man is facing several charges after he allegedly cooked methamphetamine in front of children, according to Channel 11's news exchange partners at TribLIVE . Robert Deemer, 28, allegedly made the meth in a shed at his New Florence home, TribLIVE reports.


  9. District Fishing Report: 5.15.15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... took two rainbows and a brown while floating crawlers early on the morning of May 9. Loyalhanna Creek (Westmoreland County): Benjamin Saks of Garfield caught a nice brown at dusk on a white spinner. At an unnamed lake in Washington County, Saks ...


  10. Fire chiefs say closest station not always calledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... closer company -- no red lights, no stop signs, but might have been 100 feet further away," Thoma said. Westmoreland County Public Safety Director Bud Mertz said that type of situation will be corrected when the county 911 system is fixed. The ...


  11. Eagles helped open oil and gas market to PixController technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Post-gazette.com

    The Environmental Protection Agency is expected this summer to require oil and gas companies to limit methane gas emissions to between 40 and 45 percent of the level of 2012 releases by 2025. And in a curious twist of technology applications, live video images of bald eagles have helped a small Westmoreland County company win a $50,000 grant to develop a real-time remote wireless sensor monitoring system that would enable oil and gas companies to comply with the EPA order.


  12. Missing Pa. woman, 86, found dead in neighbor's truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | PennLive.com

    Sheila Creevey, 86, missing since Friday, was found dead in a neighbor's truck on Tuesday in Westmoreland County, Pa. The doors of the truck were all locked from the inside and the elderly woman suffering from dementia died of heat stroke, according to officials.


  13. Burglars Steal Money, Cash Registers From Westmoreland Co. Ball Field Concession StandsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | CBS Local

    ... - Police are looking for the thieves who stole money and cash registers from concession stands at two Westmoreland County youth sports baseball fields. Footprints can be seen on the door where the thieves kicked it in at the Police Athletic League's ...


  14. "You always say, 'I love you,' before you leave because you never know."Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... to think something like this is going to happen to you. And it can. It did," Mary Beth Eslary said. A Westmoreland County 911 dispatcher, Mary Beth Eslary is trained on how to handle stressful, life-and-death situations. But this call, on this ...


  15. Missing Sheila Creevey with dementia found dead in neighbor's truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Daily Mail

    ... over the weekend has been found dead in the passenger seat of her next-door neighbor's pickup truck. The Westmoreland County coroner's office told the (Tarentum) Valley News Dispatch it was determined that Sheila Creevey died from dehydration and ...


  16. Pa. woman with dementia found dead in neighbor's truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | PennLive.com

    An 86-year-old Pennsylvania woman with dementia who disappeared over the weekend has been found dead in the passenger seat of her next-door neighbor's pickup truck. The Westmoreland County coroner's office tells the Valley News Dispatch that it appears Sheila Creevey died of natural causes.


  17. Pennsylvania therapists aid children with special needsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | New Jersey Herald

    ... County, where more than 4,000 children younger than 3 receive services. TEIS also works with families in Westmoreland County and provides evaluations for early intervention in Beaver County. It is a rare outfit operating in a field dominated by ...


  18. 1 dead at scene of auto parts shop shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Erie Times News

    An employee was killed in a shooting Monday at an auto parts shop in western Pennsylvania, and police were searching for the gunman, authorities said. The shooting occurred at Minniti Motor Sports in Rostraver Township, according to police Chief Gregory Resetar and the Westmoreland County Coroner's Office.


  19. DefendersRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Times News

    ... killed when his patrol SUV was struck head-on by a van driving the wrong way on the divided highway in Westmoreland County. Also, Detective Paul Koropal suffered a fatal heart attack while serving search warrants in Fayette County. Two months ago, ...


  20. Search for Minniti Motorsports shooter continues in Rostraver TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Police are searching the surrounding area for the man who shot Drew Molinari at Minniti Motorsports in the Tri-County Plaza in Westmoreland County. WITH BOB MAYO LIVE AT THIS CRIME SCENE IN ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP, WESTMORELAND COUNTY.