November 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Send in your letters to Santa

Hey kids, does Santa know if you have been naughty or nice?  Well, don’t take a chance that he will have the wrong information about you this Christmas season.  Don’t wait until it is too late! More...

General News

Judge rules against 13-year-old in climate change challenge

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ruled against a 13-year-old who took North Carolina to court over climate change. More...

Man jailed after domestic call leads to SWAT response

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man has been jailed after a domestic dispute call escalated to a SWAT incident after he briefly refused to leave a residence and allegedly threatened police.  Twenty-seven-year-old Issa Abdus-Salaam faces a p More...

Central N.Y. man arrested in 7-month-old boy’s shooting death

ROME, N.Y. More...

Sports

Turnovers costly in Steelers’ 39-30 loss to Seahawks

SEATTLE (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger picked apart the vaunted defense of the Seattle Seahawks like no other quarterback has before.  Roethlisberger throwing for 456 yards wasn’t enough for Pittsburgh on a day Russell Wilson managed to o More...

St. Vincent College women pick up non-conference win against Juniata

Behind strong performances from Mara Benvenuti, Jasmine Weems and Maria Morgan, St. Vincent College defeated visiting Juniata, 73-64, Saturday in its final non-conference tuneup. More...

Penn State fires offensive coordinator

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State has fired offensive coordinator John Donovan and will begin a national search to find his replacement, the athletic department announced Sunday.  More...

Lifestyles

Westmoreland Choral Society, Children’s Chorus plan concerts

The Westmoreland Choral Society and the Westmoreland Children’s Chorus will usher in the holiday season with three concerts.  More...

Westmoreland Museum of American Art joins global #GivingTuesday movement

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.  More...

World’s Fare

Holiday samosas? Indeed! Just add mushrooms and walnuts

EDITOR’S NOTE: World’s Fare shows weeknight cooks how to navigate the grocer’s international aisle with confidence.   Samosas probably are India’s favorite snack. More...

It was Light Up Night in Ligonier on Friday

The countdown began at the Ligonier Light Up Night Friday and the Diamond sparkled at the count of ten. More...

Joke books bring smiles, raise funds, awareness for foundation

The UnitedHealthCare Children's Foundation (UHCCF) is looking for families who need assistance with paying for medical needs for their children, ages 16 and under, who are covered by commercial insurance plans.  More...

Toys for Tots donations accepted at Bulletin office

The Latrobe Bulletin is again participating in the Toys for Tots campaign sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps League.  Bring new, unwrapped toys before Dec. 14 to the business office, which is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. More...

Local & State News

Fired employee charged with stealing from hot dog shop

NEW CASTLE, Pa. More...

Cops: Man took ambulance for joyride, stranding patient, EMT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Emergency workers in central Pennsylvania got an unpleasant surprise when they wheeled a patient out of a home to their ambulance, only to find it wasn’t there.  More...

Autopsy: Woman found bleeding stabbed in back several times

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An autopsy shows a woman had been stabbed in the back several times before she was found bleeding on a Pittsburgh street and died a short time later.  Police have yet to name or charge a suspect in the death of 28- year-o More...

World News

Leaders of warming Earth meet in Paris to cut emissions

LE BOURGET, France (AP) - Addressing the twin threats of global warming and extremist violence, 151 world leaders kicked off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks outside Paris on Monday, saying that by striking an ambitious deal to cut emissions th More...

Court appearance set for suspect in Colorado clinic shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. More...

Images, analysis released of Cleveland officer shooting boy

CLEVELAND (AP) - Prosecutors in Ohio on Saturday released a frame-by-frame analysis of the surveillance camera footage first made public a year ago that shows a white Cleveland police officer fatally shooting a black 12-year-old boy who had a pellet More...

Health

HIV-positive doctor says his dog saved his life

CHICAGO (AP) — Rob Garofalo was devastated. He’d built his medical and research career on helping young AIDS patients. Then he learned that he, too, was HIV-positive. More...

NYC’s novel salt warning rule set to take effect at chains

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings this week, when chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on highly salty dishes.  More...

Kevorkian archive opens as physician-assisted deaths rise

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Just days before she died with Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s assistance, Merian Frederick could not speak or hold up her head without help from her daughter, Carol Poenisch.  More...

Entertainment

‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2’ beats ‘Good Dinosaur,’ ‘Creed’ at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite some mighty competition, Katniss and her crew dominated the box office once again.  More...

Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

NEWYORK (AP) — Would you like to spend quality time with George Clooney as he showers you with compliments?  How about walk a red carpet with Meryl Streep or visit the set of “Game of Thrones”?  More...

Adele’s ‘25’ sells record-breaking 3.38 million copies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adele’s new album “25” has sold 3.38 million copies in its first week, smashing single week sales records, according to Nielsen Music.  More...

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