All Stories All Stories en-us Copyright - Observer Publishing Company 2013 Marijuana-growing operations eradicated in Washington Co. Nearly 800 full-grown marijuana plants were uprooted in Washington County this week as the result of an aerial investigation revealed Friday by the Washington County district attorney. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:31:00 EST McDonald man involved in fatal crash accused of dealing drugs Lisa Gregg and Kelly Bowland couldn’t bring themselves to speak to the McDonald man who is accused of driving recklessly a year ago in the crash that killed their sons, moments after he was arraigned Friday morning on new charges of dealing heroin and marijuana while out on bond awaiting trial for vehicular homicide. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:12:00 EST Police release man after questioning in Roscoe shooting State police have released a man questioned in an early morning shooting in Roscoe that left another man injured. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:38:00 EST Orders for durable goods up 0.7 percent in June WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:20:00 EST Judge asked to OK statements in Western Pa. woman’s death UNIONTOWN (AP) – Prosecutors are asking a judge to allow them to use statements allegedly made by one of two men charged in the strangulation death of a woman whose body was found in a Western Pennsylvania river last year. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:21:00 EST Five things to watch for as Steelers open camp LATROBE – As NFL training camps open up across the country, every team – at least publicly – says the same things when asked about goals. They all look at the Super Bowl as a final destination. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:07:00 EST Bandits’ early home runs help sink Rebellion It was the worst way for the Pennsylvania Rebellion softball team to start a game. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:07:00 EST Wild Things’ bats go cold in loss to Miners MARION, ILL. – The Wild Things rose to the top of the Frontier League’s East Division standings with an offense producing clutch hits and one of the top pitching staffs in the league. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:07:00 EST Pucker up! NASCAR returns to Brickyard INDIANAPOLIS – Dale Jarrett loved his win so much he had to celebrate it with a kiss. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:47:00 EST Putnam, Petrovic share Canadian Open lead Tim Petrovic and Michael Putnam shared the first-round lead in the Canadian Open Thursday, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny, breezy afternoon conditions at rain-softened Royal Montreal. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:47:00 EST Dick’s Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros IMPERIAL – The Dick’s Sporting Goods chain laid off 478 Professional Golfers’ Association teaching pros months after the company reported sales of golf gear are dwindling. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:46:00 EST The un-Armstrong? Tour ‘boss’ Nibali wins Stage 18 ARGELES-GAZOST, France – As his team hoped, Vincenzo Nibali demonstrated he’s the “boss” of the Tour de France. Just don’t compare him to the last rider to regularly bear that sobriquet at cycling’s greatest race, Lance Armstrong. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:46:00 EST Change of opponent no problem for Bergman MEADOW LANDS – Washington’s Jason Bergman has been involved with boxing long enough to realize things, and even opponents, can change quickly. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:40:00 EST S. Strabane man accused of trying to hit former co-worker with crowbar An employee of a Canonsburg cement contractor terminated from his job this week was arrested Thursday morning by borough police after he allegedly tried to hit a former co-worker with a crowbar. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:39:00 EST Execution offers evidence against lethal injection ST. LOUIS – The nation’s third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:39:00 EST