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Unity Township to host UFO conference Nov. 4

The Bishop Connare Center, 2900 Seminary Drive, Unity Township, will host the 10th annual Pittsburgh-area conference for the Mutual UFO Network of Pennsylvania from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 4.  More...

General News

Ohio woman charged in boy’s death from fentanyl at sleepover

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have charged a 60-year-old Ohio woman in the death of a 12-year-old boy who a coroner says died from a fentanyl overdose during a sleepover at her apartment.  More...

Moldy bread or grain blamed for Canada geese deaths

MALONE, N.Y. More...

Swastika found on green of vandalized golf course

MONMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Authorities say vandalism at a Maine golf course will be investigated as a possible hate crime because of a swastika that was found carved into the green on the course’s first hole.  More...

Sports

Dino’s tops Heat Siphon to capture back-to-back Old-Timers titles

Winning back-to-back titles is difficult — no matter the sport, no matter the level — but Dino’s Sports Lounge pulled it off on Sunday. More...

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

NEW YORK (AP) — Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem.  More...

Sidewinder

Jason Bush of Heat Siphon uncorks a sidearm pitch during Sunday’s championship game of the Latrobe- Derry Old-Timers Baseball League against Dino’s Sports Lounge at Rosa-Oglietti Park. More...

Lifestyles

St. Vincent Seminary welcomes five new students

St. More...

Area Church News

Harrold Zion Lutheran Church to welcome Bishop Kurt Kusserow Oct. 29   Harrold Zion Lutheran Church of Greensburg will welcome the Bishop of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod, the Rev. Kurt Kusserow, on Sunday, Oct. More...

Campus Corner

Kent State lists summer graduates   Kent State University conferred degrees to summer graduates during commencement exercises Aug. 19 in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center on the Kent, Ohio, campus, KSU reported Friday.  More...

Latrobe man charged with punching man, pulling gun in road rage incident

A Latrobe man was arrested by state police Friday, accused of punching another driver and pointing a handgun at the man and a 16-year-old girl during a road rage incident Thursday in Unity Township. More...

Ligonier Township physician charged with indecent assault of child

A Ligonier Township doctor accused of inappropriately touching a child on multiple occasions was arrested and charged last week by Ligonier Township police.  Dr. Roy C. More...

Local & State News

Pittsburgh police seek truck that hit, left college student

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police are looking for the driver of a pickup truck that struck a college student and then drove away.  More...

Cops: Man wanted for shooting daughter’s boyfriend in groin

SHAFT, Pa. More...

Vapor build-up blasts home targeted with graffiti slurs

TOBYHANNA, Pa. More...

World News

Ex-hostages back in Canada after harrowing raid to free them

SMITHS FALLS, Ontario (AP) - A couple held hostage for five years by a Taliban-linked extremist network in Afghanistan was safely back in Canada on Saturday after what the husband described as a harrowing firefight during a raid to free the family.&n More...

Bannon on GOP insurgency: ‘Nobody can run and hide’

JACKSON, Miss. More...

Blumenthal wants FCC to pledge support of free speech

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Sen. More...

Health

Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments, calling his move to halt the subsidies an immediate threat to millions of Americans who could now More...

Hospital revives toddler who tested positive for opioids

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say hospital workers used three doses of the overdose drug naloxone to revive a 1 1/2- year-old boy who tested positive for opioids. More...

Northern Michigan University offers marijuana degree

MARQUETTE, Mich. More...

Entertainment

Horror flick ‘Happy Death Day’ scares off ‘Blade Runner’ at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The box office might be struggling this year, but the horror genre is alive and well.  This weekend the “Groundhog Day”-like horror pic “Happy Death Day” scored a first-place finish, surpassing ex More...

A look at the 2 female engines coming to ‘Thomas & Friends’

(AP) — Mattel is adding two new female characters to its “Thomas & Friends” franchise next year, part of a big makeover for the preschool show. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Picnic table vandalized  State police at Greensburg report between 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, and 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, someone sprayed paint on a picnic table on the 300 block of Westmoreland Avenue in Derry Township. More...

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