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Latrobe woman facing child endangerment, drug charges

A Latrobe woman and an Irwin man are facing child endangerment and drug charges after a juvenile was found in a Hempfield Township hotel.  More...

Judge: Child porn found in dead man’s home can be destroyed

Various items depicting child pornography uncovered in the home of a deceased Latrobe man can be destroyed, a Westmoreland County judge ruled last week.  Trib Total Media reported that Judge Rita Hathaway approved a request from state Deputy Att More...

General News

Believe it or not: Fiction authors imagine Trump presidency

NEWYORK (AP) — Imagine it’s 2017 and Donald Trump is president. He’s been informed by national security adviser Sean Hannity that Russia has launched a nuclear missile to Canada and war may be unavoidable. More...

Police: Man who held hostages at Burger King surrenders

BALTIMORE (AP) — A standoff between police and a rape suspect who took hostages, including a 7-year-old girl, at a Baltimore Burger King has ended peacefully with the suspect’s surrender, police said.  Baltimore Police said Sunday af More...

Crayola Experience turns 20: How haven turned Easton around

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — It was supposed to be a small store. Easton’s downtown was deserted, and city leaders reached out to Crayola in Forks Township in 1991 hoping the major international crayon maker would consider opening a store there. More...

Sports

L-DA Teener League championship series set

The championship is set for the Latrobe-Derry Area Teener League. Heat Siphon and Frontier Club will square off this week in a best-of-three series for the championship at Rosa-Oglietti Park. The championship festivities begin 6:15 p.m. More...

West Virginia hires Stedman Bailey as student assistant

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Stedman Bailey will join West Virginia’s staff as a student assistant coach.  WVU coach Dana Holgorsen announced Sunday that Bailey will join the coaching staff. More...

Latrobe Legion eliminated from Region 7 Tournament

A stellar Latrobe Legion season came to an end this past weekend following defeats against Beech Creek on Saturday and Punxsutawney Sunday during the double-elimination Region 7 Tournament held at Bedford and Everett high schools.  More...

Lifestyles

St. Vincent Parish Festival July 30 and 31

St. More...

Wedding invitations now seek honeymoon cash

NEW YORK (AP) — Before they say “I do,” soon-to-be newlyweds are increasingly going online to ask, “Will you pay for our honeymoon?” More...

Want to raise cash for your honeymoon? These sites do that

NEW YORK (AP) — Thinking of setting up a registry to raise cash for a honeymoon? You have options.  GoFundMe, Honeyfund and Honeymoon Wishes are among the sites that help couples ask wedding guests for honeymoon funds.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Woman possibly hurt in two-car crash   More...

Chase Away K9 Cancer group holding fundraiser

Half of dogs over the age of 10 may develop cancer at some time in their later years, according to Dr. Dave Ruslander, a veterinary oncologist and past president of the Veterinary Cancer Society. More...

The Five visit Derry Ag Fair

Five of the most regular seven rotating co-hosts of The Five on Fox News made a surprise stop Sunday at the Derry Ag Fair on their way from New York City to the Republican National Convention in Clev More...

SVC history professor co-authors book about Norvelt

Dr. Timothy Kelly, professor and chair of the department of history in the School of Humanities and Fine Arts at St. More...

Fun at Keystone

The sun and warm temperatures made it a perfect time for cooling off in Keystone State Park Sunday afternoon. More...

Local & State News

Coaches at Penn State University with Sandusky find selves on defense

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Coroner: Man who stopped on interstate killed by truck

CHARLEROI, Pa. More...

Authorities probe death of trucker crushed by load of pipes

LIMERICK, Pa. (AP) — Local and federal authorities are investigating the death of a truck driver killed when a load of pipes he was carrying fell onto him.  Police in Montgomery county said they were called shortly before 8 a.m. More...

World News

3 Baton Rouge officers killed in shooting; suspect dead

BATON ROUGE, La. More...

Baton Rouge police killer: An ex-Marine from Kansas City

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) - The man who killed three two police officers and a sheriff’s deputy in Baton Rouge Sunday was a former Marine sergeant who served in Iraq and had no known ties to any extremist groups.  More...

Black and a cop: Detective says ‘We’ve all got work to do’

DALLAS (AP) - In the aftermath of the deadly attack on Dallas officers, the city’s police chief issued an appeal to blacks: If you want to change law enforcement, join us. Apply to become a cop.  More...

Health

New York City woman first case found to spread Zika through sex

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City woman infected her male partner with Zika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male transmission of the germ has been documented. More...

Michigan music therapist records young patients’ heartbeats as special gifts

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A music therapist at a Michigan children’s hospital has made dozens of unique recordings as a gift for patients’ parents and other loved ones. More...

New peak for US health care spending: $10,345 per person

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s health care tab this year is expected to surpass $10,000 per person for the first time, the government said Wednesday. More...

Entertainment

‘Ghostbusters’holds its own, but ‘Life of Pets’still No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — After months of prerelease debate, Sony Picture’s female-led “Ghostbusters” reboot arrived in theaters as neither a massive success nor the bomb some predicted, as the much-scrutinized film opened with an estim More...

It’s sexy and secret: Pitbull drops video paid by Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The new video from rapper Pitbull looks like a four-minute advertisement for Florida because that’s exactly what it is.  More...

Coldplay kicks off stadium tour with colorful show

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Coldplay kicked off its U.S. More...

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