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Derry woman sentenced to jail time for biting incident

A Derry woman accused of breaking into a home and then assaulting a man who was in the wrong place at the wrong time plead guilty Friday to multiple charges Friday and will spend up to 23 months in jail. More...

Cambria County man dies in White Twp. crash

A Cambria County man was killed Saturday night after a one-vehicle crash on Route 422 in White Township. More...

General News

Punishing drought takes toll on crops across North Plains

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A punishing drought that stretches across much of the U.S. Northern Plains could cause farmers to lose 64 million bushels of wheat production this year, according to federal officials. More...

US fines three airlines over violation claims

Three U.S. More...

Bush, Cuban: Trump hurting GOP, billionaires

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s performance in the White House will make it harder for Republicans — and billionaires — in the coming elections, two of his most prominent critics said Saturday.  More...

Sports

L-DA Teener League 13-14 All-Stars defeat 15-year-old team, 9-6

The Latrobe-Derry Area Teener League 13-14-year-old team jumped out to an early lead and continued to keep up in the middle innings, holding on for a 9-6 victory against the 15-year-old squad during a nine-inning All-Star game Sunday at Rosa-Oglietti More...

Freeland’s arm, Rockies’ bats key victory over Pirates

DENVER (AP) — A two-week stretch between starts didn’t seem to bother rookie left-hander Kyle Freeland. More...

Spieth wins wild British Open for third leg of career Grand Slam

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — During one of Jordan Spieth’s many low points Sunday in the British Open, his caddie reminded him of a photo from a Mexico beach holiday two weeks ago that showed him in All-Star company that included Michael Phelps and Mich More...

Lifestyles

Campus Corner

Area student completes externship, studies at IUP Academy of Culinary Arts

PUNXSUTAWNEY — A local student has completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary Arts, IUP announced Friday.  More...

3 Benedictine monks make solemn profession of vows

Three Benedictine monks made solemn profession of vows, or vows for life, Tuesday, July 11, in St. Vincent Archabbey Basilica, Unity Township.  More...

Events of Area Interest

WBN chapters eye August meetings   • Ligonier Area Chapter of the Women's Business Network meets 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays, Aug. 3 and 17, at Carol & Dave's Roadhouse, 122 N. Market St. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Two reported as escapees from Adelphoi facility   More...

No injuries after Derry Twp. chlorine leak

No one was hurt Sunday morning after a chlorine leak at a Blairsville Municipal Authority water treatment plant temporarily forced the evacuation of two nearby homes.  More...

Republican effort to fund state budget without taxes stalls

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Annual Bulletin biggest tomato contest announced

Once again it is time to think about that one tomato in your garden that has the potential to be the winner of the Latrobe Bulletin’s Largest Tomato Contest. More...

3 recreational vehicles catch fire

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. More...

Local & State News

Ruling raises questions about Pa. sex offender registry’s future

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Changes are coming to Pennsylvania’s sex offender registry as a result of a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision issued this week, but experts say it’s unclear exactly how they will play out.  More...

Judge’s decision in slaying case to be appealed

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors are appealing a judge’s decision barring them from presenting some evidence of prior assaults in the trial of a woman charged in the stabbing death of her boyfriend.  More...

Man gets prison for theft of gun that killed trooper

HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — A man accused of supplying the stolen weapon another man used to shoot and kill a Pennsylvania state trooper has been sentenced to five to 10 years in prison. More...

World News

Trump expected to support Russia sanctions package

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump supports legislation that not only punishes Russia but requires congressional approval before he can ease the penalties. More...

Trump son-in-law Kushner heads to Congress in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional investigators probing Russia’s meddling in the U.S. election will have their first opportunity this week to hear from someone in President Donald Trump’s innermost circle: son-in-law Jared Kushner.  More...

Suspect due in court Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Nine people are dead and the death toll could rise after emergency crews pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what officials said was an im More...

Health

Lifestyle changes to stave off Alzheimer’s?

Hints, no proof

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are no proven ways to stave off Alzheimer’s, but a new report raises the prospect that avoiding nine key risks starting in childhood just might delay or even prevent about a third of dementia cases around the world. More...

Adjust summer diet to meet your body’s needs

The weather’s not the only thing that heats up in summer. So do our bodies, which makes this time of year a great time to transition to a healthier diet.  More...

The Children’s Home joins new partnership improving care for children in W. Pa

The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center, an independent nonprofit organization that works to promote the health and wellbeing of infants and children, has been working with ClinicalConnect Health Information Exchange (HIE) More...

Entertainment

‘Dunkirk’ and ‘Girls Trip’ top box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s victory for “Dunkirk” and “Girls Trip” at the box office this weekend. More...

Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

LONDON (AP) — It was a typical phone call between two boys and their mother, who was on vacation in France. It was brief — the boys wanted to get back to playing with their cousins, not spend time on the phone chatting.  More...

Top 10 songs, albums

iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending July 20, 2017: Top Songs 1. Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber), Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee 2. There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back, Shawn Mendes 3. More...

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