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  1. Small dog in box found in the woods of Derry shot through the headRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The Humane Society of Westmoreland County in Greensburg, Pennsylvania is investigating a possible animal cruelty crime after finding a small dog in a box that had been shot through the head, reports the organization on their Facebook page on March 26. The dog, a blonde Pekinese had been shot through the side of the box. Authorities contend the dog was placed inside of the box first before the shooter took aim.

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  2. News Minute: Here's the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... superintendent has been arrested on drug charges. Health teacher Lisa Rodnicki is being held in Westmoreland County after her arrest Thursday on heroin charges. PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of ...

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  3. ALDI's to purchase of 66 Bottom Dollar Food sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... retired Bottom Dollar Food. AND AN HOUR LATER NEWSCAST. WE'RE REPORTING LIVE IN HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, WESTMORELAND COUNTY, ASHLIE HARDWAY, PITTSBURGH'S ACTION NEWS 4. ALBIE'S MAKES A DECISION TO REOPEN SEVERAL OF ITS NEW STORES THAT WERE ONCE HOME TO ...

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  4. Police surround home with bomb threat suspect, woman insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Philly.com

    ... troopers first escorted a handcuffed woman from the apartment in Hempfield Township. The community is in Westmoreland County, about 25 miles east of Pittsburgh. It wasn't immediately clear whether Cottle or the woman would face any charges in ...

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  5. PA: Charleroi Bus Rider Seeks Expanded Transit Services to RostraverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mass Transit

    ... in local match: $32,000 from member municipalities, $15,300 from Washington County and $19,300 from Westmoreland County. Washington County initially did not contribute this year. In September, the authority rejected a proposed merger with Washington ...

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  6. Bail reduction denied for 17-year-old charged in homicideRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... posed a flight risk and a threat to the victim's family and others. The youth is being held in the Westmoreland County juvenile detention center on criminal homicide and robbery charges in last month's slaying of 18-year-old Derrike Roppolo in a ...

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  7. Football player, engineering student dies suddenly at GenevaRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    The coroner says an engineering student who was also on the football and track teams at Geneva College died of natural causes from a "cardiac event" after suddenly falling ill while studying. Twenty-two-year-old Jonathan Antonishen, of Acme, Westmoreland County, was taken to Heritage Valley Beaver hospital where he died Monday night.

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  8. Football Player, Engineering Student Dies Suddenly At Geneva CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | CBS Local

    ... has died after suddenly falling ill while studying. Twenty-two-year-old Jonathan Antonishen, of Acme, Westmoreland County, was taken to Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital where he died Monday night. Sports Information Director Van Zanic says Antonishen ...

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  9. U.S. NewsEaster bunny fired: 'I didn't touch no kids'Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Law) site, basically," Jacobs said. Further investigation of Jacobs by WTAE yielded evidence that the Westmoreland County district attorney's office was in the process of pursuing a third sex with a child charge until the alleged victim died in a ...

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  10. Woman accused of stealing nearly $300K from vet clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WPXI

    A Westmoreland County woman accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the veterinary clinic where she worked is now facing charges, police said Tuesday. Arrest records show that Jill Lender, a former office manager at KVET Animal Care in Hempfield Township, stole a total of $269,000.

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  11. Genealogy Query - BEITSCH : BEITSCHRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Cousinconnect.com

    I'm looking for my Dad's biological family. He was born and adopted at Monsour Hospital Jeanette, Westmoreland county, PA.

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  12. This week makes four years since Hempfield Twp. tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WPXI

    It has been four years since a terrifying EF2 tornado ripped through Westmoreland County, damaging nearly 100 homes and businesses. On March 23, 2011, the storm took to Hempfield Township with 120 mph winds, leaving behind a seven mile long path of destruction.

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  13. Health happenings: March 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... including a multiphasic blood analysis, from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bushy Run campus of Westmoreland County Community College, 6707 Mellon Road, Penn Township. The cost is $45; other tests available for additional fees. Appointments are ...

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  14. Pennsylvania teacher busted 3 times in March on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | New York Daily News

    ... istrict from his job with the Greensburg Salem School District, and court records show he's locked up at Westmoreland County Prison on $50,000 bond.

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  15. Greensburg Salem Teacher Arrested A Third Time, Accused Of Huffing AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | CBS Local

    ... Men's Basketball. The Fan also features live and local programming, 7-days [] MOUNT PLEASANT (KDKA) - A Westmoreland County teacher who was arrested twice on the same day earlier this month has now been arrested a third time. Brian Minick , a ...

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  16. United Way asks residents to Open Your Heart for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The United Way is encouraging area residents to open their hearts and lend a hand to local seniors this spring. Through its Open Your Heart to a Senior initiative, volunteers are needed to provide rides to doctors' appointments and the grocery store, deliver meals, make visits, provide in-home safety checks, do light yard work and perform other everyday tasks.

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  17. Westmoreland County prepares for primary campaign seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    It is shaping up to be a crowded ballot in Westmoreland County for the May 16 primary election, and candidate billboards signal that the campaigning has definitely begun. The three incumbent county commissioners face opposition in the May 19 primary for their party nominations, and there are three open judge seats and contested races for sheriff and controller.

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  18. Boiler explosion damages greenhouse in Westmoreland Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WPXI

    A boiler exploded at a Westmoreland County greenhouse at around midnight Thursday, and the fire spread to two other greenhouses on the property.

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  19. Cops: Halfway house escapee unarmed when shot during arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Philly.com

    ... state prison before he was paroled to the Alle-Kiski Pavilion, a privately-run halfway house in Arnold, Westmoreland County. The marshals had gone to arrest him on a warrant for walking away from that facility in January 2014.

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  20. Man arrested for 'holding girlfriend captive for days, bludgeoning...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Daily Mail

    ... home found her lying on the floor with bruises on her face and body. He was being held Wednesday in the Westmoreland County prison on $100,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 23 on charges including aggravated assault and unlawful ...

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