A number of criminal defendants pleaded guilty and were sentenced last week by Greene County Judge Louis Dayich.
A West Newton man allegedly stalked a Waynesburg University student and threatened to “shoot up the dorms" if she did not speak with him.
One key detail helped the pharmacist identify the man she claims robbed Gabler's Drug Store in Carmichaels twice in nine days last January.
A Nemacolin man who pleaded guilty to exposing himself to a teenage girl at her school bus stop in November was sentenced to 6 to 23 months in jail.
Yum Yum Diner will leave Waynesburg Plaza on Sunday and move across the street to use the kitchen and restaurant area at Tommy Boy's in March.
A sprawling mansion in Rostraver Township is on tap to become a winery and event center.
A New Eagle man who was wanted on rape charges has been appreheneded in New York.
A Donora man on probation is facing a new set of drug charges.
Mon Valley residents got a chance to give their ideas of what a Donora branch campus of Community College of Allegheny County could include.
A Charleroi man was arrested early Wednesday by Charleroi Regional police after he allegedly punched a Charleroi woman and her daughter and then reportedly hit their dog with a wooden club.
North Strabane Township police are reminding residents to make sure the doors are locked on their vehicles after receiving several reports of vehicles being entered in the area of the Stonegate plan.
A Virginia man was arrested Friday by North Strabane Township police after he allegedly sent sexually explicit photographs to an officer posing as a 14-year-old girl.
McGuffey wants to change the way taxes are collected, but one local tax collector says the change will result in a 90 percent pay cut for the collectors.
A former Washington County jail guard was ordered to stand trial Wednesday on charges stemming from an alleged attack on his wife in September.
Washington County's reassessment entered a new phase Friday when settlement conferences before special masters began in Washington County Court.
Libraries and other cultural institutions deserve support through more than just the kindness of strangers.
Editorial voices from newspapers around the United States.
Although things haven't always gone smoothly with the Park Place at the Meadow Lands development, the project has been an overall success.
The media is not the enemy of the American people.
Twenty million people could die as a result of famine this year, an astonishing number.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – West Virginia coach Bob Huggins had little to offer when asked about the questionable foul that sent Daxter Miles Jr. to the free throw line with 4.8 seconds left.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Mark Melancon sprints to the mound and his heart starts racing – at precisely 183 beats per minute.
Team now has eight picks in 2017 draft.
PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter has been fined $300 after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month.
Steelers GM says team working on long-term deal with Brown, Bell up next.
Blount among six added to team's offseason roster.
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February 25, 2017
PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Somali immigrant cab driver found beaten and robbed last week in Pittsburgh has died, and two men accused of assaulting and robbing him are facing charges, authorities said.
February 24, 2017
MCKEESPORT (AP) – Police have been trying to find human the identity of remains found over a hillside in a suburb of Pittsburgh.
NEW KENSINGTON (AP) – Police were searching for a motorist who sped away, got out of his car, then jumped off a bridge into the Allegheny River after police tried to pull over his car in Western Pennsylvania.
ARDMORE (AP) – A onetime top aide to former Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell who pleaded guilty to pocketing thousands of dollars in supposed campaign contributions in an FBI sting has now surrendered his law license.
NEW KENSINGTON (AP) – A Ten Commandments monument will be moved from a Western Pennsylvania high school to a Catholic grade school due to an atheist’s lawsuit.
February 23, 2017
Sunoco Logistics Partners says there’s so much interest in its plans to build a natural gas liquids pipeline across southern Pennsylvania that they’ll actually build two pipelines.
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