A food services worker at SCI-Greene prison was charged Thursday with having an ongoing sexual relationship with an inmate last year.
John Kingston has been reviewing a variety of procedures and security policies since the prison board hired him as Greene County jail warden last month.
The alleged confession of a Nemacolin man accused of kidnapping and raping a 12-year-old girl earlier this year was thrown out by Greene County Judge Lou Dayich after a suppression hearing last week.
All five Greene County high schools improved in their school performance profiles, assessment by the state Department of Education, from the 2014-15 school year to 2015-16.
Sen. Bob Casey and Greene County Commissioner Blair Zimmerman were among those advocating for passage of the Miners Protection Act at a roundtable Tuesday.
Nearly every classroom in two buildings at California Uninversity of Pennsylvania was dark and locked Thursday even though the state urged students to still show up for class on the second day of a faculty union strike.
Ringgold School Board accepted the resignation of a security guard, but no one will say if it's the one who left a loaded gun in a high school restroom.
Union professors at state-owned universities spend their first day on picket lines after negotiations broke down late Tuesday.
State police have cited a congressional candidate for harassment in connection with an incident at this summer's Fayette County Fair.
Cal U. spectators are silhouetted at Adamson Stadium in early October.
The inbound Liberty Bridge and Tunnel will not close tonight. A single lane inbound and two lanes outbound will be maintained from 8 p.m. until two hours after the end of the Penguins game. The pattern then will change to two inbound lanes and one outbound lane for the remainder of the night.
Washington County received an inquiry from a Colorado resident, formerly of South Park, who wants to reunite a long-lost military dog tag with its owner or descendant.
Smith Township police obtained arrest warrants for four men accused in a brutal home invasion in which two men were seriously injured.
A number of local police departments will participate in National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday.
The inbound Liberty bridge and tunnel in Pittsburgh will be closed from 8 p.m. today through 5 a.m. Friday. Two outbound lanes will be maintained on the bridge and through the tunnel. Inbound traffic will be detoured at the south end of the tunnel.
An editorial opinion from the York Dispatch:
Don’t drink and dial. That’s good advice.
The historic Washington County property Moon Lorn must be preserved.
This presidential election has divided the American people over truth and facts.
Bob Dylan is an unlikely, but welcome, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature.
O-R's Chris Dugan and Joe Tuscano travel to Carmichaels for our Week 8 High School Football Round Up video for recaps and previews of this week's games. Plus, Joe Tuscano interviews Carmichaels head coach Ryan Krull.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Fred Slaughter, who helped UCLA win its first NCAA basketball championship as a senior under coach John Wooden in 1964, has died. He was 74.
O-R's Chris Dugan and Joe Tuscano travel to Fort Cherry for our Week 7 High School Football Round Up video.
NAPA, Calif. – The Tiger comeback has become the Tiger tease.
Connor McDavid went around Pavel Datsyuk like he was standing still, blowing past a longtime NHL star for the kind of scoring chance a teenager shouldn’t be able to produce with such ease.
Forget Roethlisberger, Steelers should be concerned Heyward is out again this week.
Could Roethlisberger be out longer than expected? Jones tells teammates, "Don't panic."
With Roethlisberger out, Bell wants, expects the ball more than he got in Miami.
Steelers QB will miss game against the Patriots.
Canon-McMillan High School graduate Mike Hull received a game ball for his efforts from Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase following the team’s win Sunday against the Steelers.
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