January 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

KPB urges adoption of roads, parks to fight litter

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites local residents, organizations, civic groups, and businesses to join programs to adopt local areas, such as municipal roads, communities, parks, neighborhood blocks, greenways, waterways and trails to keep them lit More...

Pennsylvania officials condemn Trump’s travel ban

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As protests continued and Pennsylvania officials condemned President Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations, advocates said several people detained after arrival at Philadel More...

General News

20-year-old city councilman dies after car wreck in Idaho

WILDER, Idaho (AP) — A 20-year-old city councilman who was one of the youngest people ever elected in Idaho, has died after being involved in a car accident. More...

Heroin overdoses cause 3 crashes in High Point in a week

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police say drivers overdosing on heroin have caused three crashes in a city in North Carolina in the past week.  More...

Plea in murder case from unlikely spot: the victim, a priest

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A Catholic priest found fatally shot in the Georgia woods asked prosecutors in a letter before his death not to seek capital punishment should his killer be convicted. More...

Sports

’Cats, Trojans top five showings in WCCA Swimming, Diving championships

Zach Baum and Allison Brownlee led Derry Area, while Carrie Lenz paced Greater Latrobe as the Trojans and Wildcats competed in Saturday’s second and final day of the Westmoreland County Coaches Association Swimming and Diving Championships held at De More...

NFL, legal future for Bengals’Adam Jones under review

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones is trying to prove to the people who will determine his future that he’s making up for his latest mistakes in a career marked by legal troubles.  More...

Trojans atop the podium

Derry Area’s Zach Baum (above) and Allison Brownlee (below) stand atop the podium after their respective wins in the boys’ 100 butterfly and girls’ 100 freestyle during Saturday&rsq More...

Lifestyles

St. Vincent College inducts new Activities Programming Board leaders

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Two SVC seniors awarded scholarships for ‘outstanding achievement’

Two St. More...

Church directory schedule correct?

All area pastors are asked to check the Saturday Directory of Area Churches in the Latrobe Bulletin to make sure their entries are up to date. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police searching for missing juvenile   More...

Benedictine returns to salute those who serve at county’s annual Prayer Breakfast

It was an appropriate homecoming for the keynote speaker at Friday’s annual Westmoreland County Prayer Breakfast, which is jointly presented by the Westmoreland County Chamber of Commerce and Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC).  More...

Old Derry Bridge removal to begin this evening

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 has announced that the Old Derry Bridge section over the railroad tracks in Derry Borough is scheduled for removal, beginning this evening.  The bridge, which is between the Sec More...

DUI Task Force starts impaired driving enforcement operation

The Laurel Highlands DUI Task Force began conducting impaired driving enforcement operations today and continue through Sunday, Feb. 5.  The operations include sobriety checkpoints and roving DUI patrols.  More...

Local & State News

Fire that killed 7,000 turkeys ruled accident

LITTLE BRITAIN, Pa. (AP) — State police have determined that a fired that killed 7,000 turkeys on a Lancaster County farm was an accident.  More...

Lake effect snow advisory for parts of western Pennsylvania

MEADVILLE, Pa. More...

Pennsylvania’s huge GOP majorities could test a Wolf veto

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The largest Republican majority in the Pennsylvania state Senate in nearly 70 years is wasting no time in flexing its conservative muscle, advancing bills that ultimately could test whether a veto by Democratic Gov. More...

World News

6 killed in Canada mosque shooting; Trudeau calls it terror

QUEBEC CITY (AP) - A shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers left six people dead and eight others wounded in an attack that Canada’s prime minister called an act of terrorism. Police arrested two suspects.  More...

Trump campaigned as a disrupter, begins governing by chaos

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump campaigned as a disrupter. Now he’s governing by chaos.  More...

Trump denies immigration restriction is ‘a Muslim ban’

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is vigorously defending his immigration restrictions, as protests spread throughout the country, saying “this is about terror and keeping our country safe.”  Trump released a statement asserti More...

Health

Differences between hot and cold therapies

(Metro) — Inflammation can affect anyone, and those who have battled it likely have nothing positive to say. More...

Want to get fit on the cheap? No sweat

(AP) — You swore this would be the year you’d get fit, but you don’t want to bust your budget doing it. No sweat. We asked a few experts to weigh in with their tips: SEEK DEALS More...

Medical scholarship offered through foundation

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Entertainment

At SAG Awards, protest of immigration ban takes spotlight

Oscar season is looking more and more like one very well-dressed protest against President Donald Trump. More...

Miss France crowned Miss Universe

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A 23-year-old dental student from France won the Miss Universe crown Monday in the annual pageant held in the Philippines, saying her triumph will make the beauty contest more popular in Europe and help her efforts to More...

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ opens to $18.4 million amid controversy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “A Dog’s Purpose” has underperformed slightly at the box office as it opened in theaters amid controversy over animal treatment on set and calls for a boycott.  Based on early projections, the family fi More...

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