Westmoreland County Newswire

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  1. Pa. township seismic test regulations challengedRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... rp. of Houston won a preliminary injunction after challenging an ordinance regulating seismic testing in Westmoreland County's Hempfield Township. The two sides later came to an agreement.


  2. Attorney General Kane announces arrest of 'traveling' child predator from Westmoreland CountyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Bradford Today

    Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of a Westmoreland County man accused of posting an online advertisement for sex and then traveling to an Allegheny County location to meet who he believed was a 14-year-old girl.


  3. Pennsylvania jail to offer video visits for a feeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    ... to start offering online video visits with inmates in August as a way to raise money for the county. Westmoreland County Prison officials have hired Renovo Software of Edina, Minn., to install Web cameras at several locations in the lockup about 30 ...


  4. Police Arrest Derry Twp. Man Accused Of Torturing, Threatening WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    State Police in Westmoreland County have arrested a man who they say is accused of threatening and torturing a woman over a period of five days earlier this month.


  5. No foul play in death of Western Pa. man hit by trainRead the original story

    Tuesday | O-R Online

    Authorities in Westmoreland County said 22-year-old Christopher Reed of Windber was struck at about 1 a.m. Sunday in St. Clair Township, about 50 miles east of Pittsburgh, after spending the evening at a wedding reception.


  6. 2 women pushed out of moving car during apparent armed robbery, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WPXI

    Police in Washington Township said two women were pushed out of a moving vehicle during an apparent armed robbery in Washington Township, Westmoreland County.


  7. Police: Women robbed, forced out of moving SUV; Monroeville couple chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A woman was found lying unconscious on a road with serious injuries after she and another woman were allegedly robbed by a Monroeville couple and pushed out of a moving SUV in Westmoreland County, police said.


  8. 2 Women Robbed, Forced From Moving Vehicle At GunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | CBS Local

    Two women were injured after being forced out of a moving vehicle at gunpoint during a robbery in Westmoreland County.


  9. PA: Oversight Lax of Allegheny County, Authority Officials With 2nd JobsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Mass Transit

    ... who is required to submit a form does so, said spokeswoman Amie Downs -- but the review ends there. Westmoreland County officials do not review forms once they are filed, said Chief Clerk Vera Spina. Butler County does not bar county employees from ...


  10. Behind the scenes of Aquion Energy's battery factory & the future of solar storageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | GigaOM

    ... in West Pennsylvania. Drive about 45 minutes southeast of downtown Pittsburgh, out to the edge of Westmoreland County, and you'll reach a sprawling, cavernous factory whose history shadows the ebb and flow of technology trends and American ...


  11. In Brief: 2 hurt in Mercer County crashRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Erie Times News

    ... are looking into the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a freight train in western Pennsylvania. The Westmoreland County Coroner's Office released a statement saying 22-year-old Christopher Reed died early Sunday near Seward. Coroner Ken Bacha ...


  12. Freight train strikes, kills 22-year-old Pa. manRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Public safety officials in Westmoreland County say the train struck the man around 1 a.m. in St. Clair Township.


  13. Man, 22, dies after being struck by freight train in Pa.Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | PennLive.com

    Public safety officials in Westmoreland County say the train struck the man around 1 a.m. in St. Clair Township.


  14. 1 person hit, killed by train in Westmoreland Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | WPXI

    Police are investigating a fatal train accident in Westmoreland County. Officials said one person was hit and killed by the train along Route 56 in Seward early Sunday morning.


  15. Ramsey - SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Advocate

    ... The future bride is a 2012 graduate of Great Latrobe Senior High School in Pennsylvania. She will attend Westmoreland County Community College in the fall. She is employed by Greater Pittsburgh Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. The future groom is a ...


  16. 1 killed in Route 31 crash in East HuntingdonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | WPXI

    ... Road to Route 119 after the accident. Police anticipate it would remain closed at least until 9 p.m. The Westmoreland County coroner was at the scene, but the identity of the person or the number of people involved in the crash was unknown. A silver ...


  17. East Huntingdon Teen Killed In Route 31 Dump Truck CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | CBS Local

    A teenager was killed when his car slammed into a dump truck Saturday afternoon along Route 31 in Westmoreland County.


  18. Old Jeannette Plant More Than Just An EyesoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | CBS Local

    ... of looking at that," said Marvin Josephine Howard, a Jeannette resident. Owned the Zion Bullitt LLC, Westmoreland County and Jeannette have fought to have the grounds cleaned up for decades. Zion Bullitt missed another court ordered deadline to ...


  19. Increase In Speed Limit Not Coming Anytime Soon, Say OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | CBS Local

    ... of non-interstate eligible for the higher speed. Beaver County has 9.5 miles of interstate eligible. Westmoreland County has just under 10 miles of non-interstate on the list, and almost 25 miles of interstate in Washington county is eligible. ...


  20. Man appeals term in Pa. woman's torture-murderRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | SFGate

    ... disabled Pennsylvania woman appealed the term. Robert Masters , 40, filed a handwritten appeal in Westmoreland County Court asking that he be allowed to rescind his guilty plea or receive a lesser sentence, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ( ...