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Trial delayed until October in high school stabbing rampage

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The trial for a man charged with slashing and stabbing 20 fellow students and a security guard at a western Pennsylvania high school has been postponed until Oct. More...

General News

Circus acrobats tie the knot on tightrope during show

HOUSTON (AP) — Two circus acrobats tied the knot on a tightrope during a performance in Houston.  Mustafa Danguir (moo-STAH’-fuh dan-GWEER’) and Anna Lebedeva (AHN’-yuh leb-uh-DAY’-vuh) got married 30 feet off the g More...

Wisconsin officer had onduty sex nearly 100 times

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Prosecutors: $3 million lottery winner bought, sold meth

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who reportedly used part of his $3 million in lottery winnings to deal drugs has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and firearm charges.  More...

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Off The Wall

Recently, I took to doing some yard work. Before I got down to manning the rake, shovel and broom, I decided to walk down to Shop ’n Save here in Latrobe, and get my wife some items she needed.  More...

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Lifestyles

Cooking on Deadline

Homemade minty shake

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cooking on Deadline features fast, weeknight-friendly meals that are big on flavor, but not on labor.   More...

Summer Chamber Music Series final concert Aug. 18

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Chamber Music Series will present its final Thursday evening concert featuring the Hoodle- Bug Brass woodwind quintet 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18, in Unity Chapel in Unity Township.  More...

Events of Area Interest

Ladies’ Aid picnic Thursday   More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Salem Township home burglarized  State police at Kiski Valley report between July 21-24, in Salem Township, someone entered a home on Airview Lane through an unsecured window and stole $2,670 worth of items. The investigation is continuing. More...

DTMA board may look to adopt new grease trap policy

Derry Township Municipal Authority (DTMA) board members may look to adopt a new authority grease trap policy at their August meeting.  More...

Former Latrobe manager named new chairman of state planning board

Alex Graziani, the former city manager of Latrobe, has been named the new chairman of the state’s 25-member planning board. More...

Healing garden dedicated at hospital

The new flower boxes and café tables add not just a different look to the entrance of Excela Health Latrobe Hospital, they provide “another source of healing,” says Maryann Singley, the hospital’s vice president of Patient Care Serv More...

World News

Obama passes baton to Clinton, imploring nation to elect her

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Hillary Clinton has the stage.  Stepping out of the shadows of presidents past, the former first lady, senator and vanquished-candidate-turned-secretary-of-state appeared unannounced on the platform at her nominating conventi More...

N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footing

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea’s top diplomat for U.S. More...

Democratic donors, allies offer reward for Trump tax returns

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The wealthy Democratic donors, many of them executives who run complex businesses, know firsthand how revealing tax returns can be. More...

Sports

Pevarnik captures Miller Invitational at Sunnehanna

One week after playing in the biggest junior tournament in the country, Brady Pevarnik was at Sunnehanna Country Club in Johnstown, grinding away in another topflight event.  The C.R. More...

Cole pitches three-hitter as Pirates roll over Mariners, 10-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole never obsessed about pitching a complete game, but was happy to get his first one. More...

Ventura says he can work with Sale after uniform flap

CHICAGO (AP) — Robin Ventura insists he can work with Chris Sale despite the suspended ace’s critical comments about the White Sox manager.  More...

Entertainment

Lady Gaga putting on invite-only convention show

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Camden, one of the country’s most impoverished cities, will get some time in the Democratic convention spotlight Thursday with some help from Lady Gaga.  More...

No spoilers, but ‘Gilmore Girls’ star says chemistry is back

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Melissa McCarthy answered the call for Netflix’s “Gilmore Girls” sequel and made magic again with star Lauren Graham, the show’s creator said.  More...

Convention: O’Reilly attacks critics; Trump’s party crashing

A look at the Democratic National Convention through a media lens:  An angry Bill O’Reilly defended himself Wednesday against critics who suggested he was justifying slavery with his assertion that slaves who helped build the White House & More...

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