All Stories http://www.observer-reporter.com/section/?template=rss&mime=xml All Stories en-us Copyright - Observer Publishing Company 2015 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160505/rostraver_commissioners_ok_chicken_regulations Rostraver commissioners OK chicken regulations Rostraver Township commissioners approved an amended ordinance that will allow some residents to keep chickens. Thu, 5 May 2016 12:26:52 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160505/rostraver_commissioners_ok_chicken_regulations http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160505/19-year-old_washington_woman_killed_in_city_shooting_second_injured 19-year-old Washington woman killed in city shooting, second injured A 19-year-old Washington woman died after being shot in the back and another woman was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital after a shooting in the 1100 block of Bruce Street in Washington. Thu, 5 May 2016 11:59:59 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160505/19-year-old_washington_woman_killed_in_city_shooting_second_injured http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160505/fire_marshal_to_investigate_monessen_house_fire Fire marshal to investigate Monessen house fire A state police fire marshal is being asked to investigate the cause of a house fire in Monessen that does not appear to be suspicious in nature. Thu, 5 May 2016 10:16:36 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160505/fire_marshal_to_investigate_monessen_house_fire http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160505/circuses_to_fight_pittsburgh_plan_to_ban_wild_animal_acts Circuses to fight Pittsburgh plan to ban wild animal acts HARRISBURG (AP) – The owner of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says it plans to fight a proposal that bans wild and exotic animals from performing in Pittsburgh. Thu, 5 May 2016 08:34:54 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160505/circuses_to_fight_pittsburgh_plan_to_ban_wild_animal_acts http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/commissioners_expected_to_sign_contract_for_construction_of_new_intersection_at_greene_co_airport Commissioners expected to sign contract for construction of new intersection at Greene Co. Airport Greene County Commissioners are expected to sign a contract today with the contractor that will construct the new intersection on Route 21 at the Greene County Airport. Thu, 5 May 2016 10:44:03 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/commissioners_expected_to_sign_contract_for_construction_of_new_intersection_at_greene_co_airport http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/signaling_in_roundabouts_itx2019s_a_thing Signaling in roundabouts: It’s a thing A little-known law may leave drivers with a ticket after driving through roundabouts. Thu, 5 May 2016 10:43:30 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/signaling_in_roundabouts_itx2019s_a_thing http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/city_mission_receives_major_grant_as_it_rebounds_from_fire City Mission receives major grant as it rebounds from fire City Mission's rebound from a devastating fire last June got a major boost Wednesday when it received a $1.5 million Affordable Housing Program grant. Thu, 5 May 2016 10:43:22 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/city_mission_receives_major_grant_as_it_rebounds_from_fire http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/judge_tosses_another_lawsuit_filed_by_former_state_rep_jesse_white Judge tosses another lawsuit filed by former state Rep. Jesse White A judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former state lawmaker Jesse White against a onetime constituent over comments posted on a Facebook page. Thu, 5 May 2016 10:39:18 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/judge_tosses_another_lawsuit_filed_by_former_state_rep_jesse_white http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/canonsburg_police_seek_motorcycle_shop_burglar Canonsburg police seek motorcycle shop burglar Canonsburg police are looking for a burglar who broke into a West Pike Street motorcycle shop early Wednesday and stole two high-end dirt bikes. Thu, 5 May 2016 09:34:23 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/canonsburg_police_seek_motorcycle_shop_burglar http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/hornqvist_scores_in_ot_as_penguins_beat_capitals_3-2 Hornqvist scores in OT as Penguins beat Capitals 3-2 PITTSBURGH – Patric Hornqvist makes a living by working in tight spaces. Given a rare moment of freedom from his usual spot parked in front of the opponent’s net, the Pittsburgh Penguins forward pushed the Washington Capitals to the brink of elimination. Thu, 5 May 2016 00:59:07 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/hornqvist_scores_in_ot_as_penguins_beat_capitals_3-2 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/prison_board_fires_guard_charged_with_assaults Prison board fires guard charged with assaults A week after a Washington County jail guard was arrested on charges of simple assault and harassment, members of the prison board voted to fire him. Wed, 4 May 2016 23:11:05 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/prison_board_fires_guard_charged_with_assaults http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/air_bag_recall_doubles_in_size_taxes_overloaded_industry Air bag recall doubles in size, taxes overloaded industry WASHINGTON – Prodded by the U.S. government, Takata agreed Wednesday to add up to 40 million air bag inflators to an already massive recall, raising questions about the auto industry’s ability to produce and distribute the necessary replacement parts. Wed, 4 May 2016 23:10:30 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/air_bag_recall_doubles_in_size_taxes_overloaded_industry http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/some_59000_syrians_a_new_high_stranded__on_jordan_border Some 59,000 Syrians, a new high, stranded on Jordan border HADALAT, Jordan – The number of Syrian refugees gathered in remote desert areas on the Jordanian border and waiting to enter the kingdom has risen to a new high of 59,000, the commander of Jordan’s Border Guard Forces said Wednesday. Wed, 4 May 2016 23:10:16 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/some_59000_syrians_a_new_high_stranded__on_jordan_border http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/iranian_commander_threatens_to_close_strait_of_hormuz_to_us Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to U.S. TEHRAN, Iran – The deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they “threaten” the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported Wednesday. Wed, 4 May 2016 23:10:09 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/iranian_commander_threatens_to_close_strait_of_hormuz_to_us http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/as_x2018the_good_wifex2019_nears_goodbye_its_co-creators_look_back As ‘The Good Wife’ nears goodbye, its co-creators look back NEW YORK – As “The Good Wife” comes in for a landing after seven seasons, it finds its namesake heroine, Alicia Florrick, facing the same dilemma as when it began: defending her husband, now the governor of Illinois, who is mired in a scandal that could send him back to prison. Wed, 4 May 2016 23:09:54 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160504/as_x2018the_good_wifex2019_nears_goodbye_its_co-creators_look_back