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Latrobe considering registration, inspection ordinance for rentals

Despite encountering some resistance on the issue in the past, Latrobe City Council again is looking closely at the possibility of crafting a new ordinance that would create rules for rental property inspections and require landlords to register thei More...

Three waive preliminary hearing on drug charges

Three men arrested as part of a Westmoreland County Drug Task Force investigation into drug activity earlier this month waived their right to a preliminary hearing Monday.  Matthew Rester, 29, of Derry, Willie Holl, 28, of Greensburg and Kyle Pa More...

F-22 Raptor new addition for May 21-22 airshow lineup

The latest addition to the 2016 Shop ‘n Save Westmoreland County Airshow isn’t your ordinary plane. Westmoreland County Airport Authority Executive Director Gabe Monzo confirmed this morning that the high-tech, high-powered U.S. More...

General News

Some victims in mass shooting support efforts to hack iPhone

WASHINGTON (AP) - Some victims and affected families in the mass shootings in southern California will file court papers in support of a U.S. magistrate judge’s order that Apple Inc. More...

Senate clears way for approval of new FDA commissioner

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to end a Democratic filibuster of President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration.  More...

Pittsburgh-area company to be fined after pleading in Chinese electrodes case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A company that supplies the steel industry has pleaded guilty to smuggling Chinese-made graphite electrodes into the United States.  An attorney for Ameri-Source International Inc. More...

Editorial

Growing drug deaths in America

Congress has historically treated drug abuse as a malady afflicting mostly poor, minority communities, best dealt with by locking people up for long periods of time.  More...

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Lifestyles

Pittsburgh Symphony, Mendelssohn Choir coming to St. Vincent Basilica

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, under the direction of Maestro Manfred Honeck, will perform the St. John Passion 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5, in St. Vincent Basilica, Unity Township.  More...

Pitt-Greensburg Humanities Day registration deadline March 15

This spring, Pitt-Greensburg will offer area high school students, their teachers, and parents the chance to celebrate the arts and humanities while exploring what it means to be human in the digital age.  More...

‘Life of Louisa May Alcott’ next history dinner theater

“The Extraordinary Life of Louisa May Alcott” will be the fourth presentation by Pat Jordan in the new history dinner theater series hosted by The Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery of St. Vincent College 6 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2016 6:48 PM

Kennametal to remain in Unity Township

Kennametal has scrapped plans to move their world headquarters to Pittsburgh. They will remain in Unity Township.    More details to come in tomorrow's edition of the Latrobe Bulletin.    More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2016 1:58 PM

Production Issues

Due to production issues, the printed edition of today's Latrobe Bulletin is not up to our usual standard. We apologize for any issues this may have caused. We assure you printing will be back to normal for Wednesday's publication. More...

City of Latrobe closer to $1M RACP grant

The City of Latrobe has been “tentatively approved” to receive the funds from an approximately $1-million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant from the state government originally announced in 2013. More...

Two men arrested on drug charges in Latrobe

Two men were taken into custody Friday after investigators served a search warrant at a Latrobe home and recovered approximately 10 pounds of marijuana. More...

Wolf seeks federal aid to cover $55M in snowstorm costs

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. More...

Happy Birthday

Born Feb. 23, 1916, in Marguerite, Unity Township, Millie Panigal of Latrobe is 100 years old today.  Millie is a member of Holy Family Parish, Latrobe.  She graduated from Latrobe Hospital School of Nursing. More...

Local & State News

Court ponders emails justice received but may not have read

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Cable company founder Rigas leaves prison in early release

WAYMART, Pa. More...

Lawmaker backs bill that would benefit his funeral business

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania legislator and funeral home director is pushing a bill that would change the funeral services industry’s regulations and benefit his business.   More...

World News

Nevada provides new test of Trump’s unorthodox campaign

LAS VEGAS (AP) - In the days leading up to Tuesday’s Nevada caucuses, Marco Rubio’s campaign office in Las Vegas buzzed with activity.  More...

Supreme Court fight has lawmakers doing somersaults

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans in favor of putting off consideration of a Supreme Court nominee during an election year have focused on an unexpected ally: Joe Biden, circa 1992.  More...

Donald Trump’s favorite excuse? It was just a ‘retweet’

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Donald Trump has repeated inaccurate and racially charged crime statistics, reposted pledges of support from white supremacists and retweeted dubious questions about the citizenship of his presidential rivals to an online following o More...

Sports

Westminster, Chatham claim PAC men’s basketball play-in game victories

Seventh-seeded Westminster earned a 76-63 victory over 10th-seeded Washington & Jefferson while ninth-seeded Chatham University posted a 74-64 win over eighth-seeded Geneva in a pair of Presidents’ Athletic Conference men’s basketball More...

Paige, Phillip lead No. 14 WVU over No. 17 Iowa State, 97-87

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. More...

DAMS splits volleyball match

Derry Area Middle School girls’ volleyball teams split against Yough on Monday. The eighth-grade team scored a 2-1 victory while the seventh grade squad suffered a 2-0 defeat. More...

Entertainment

PBS to launch roundthe clock children’s TV, online service

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Young insomniacs are in luck: PBS is launching an around-the-clock channel for children this fall. More...

Game show says rules preventing Canadian contestants

NEW YORK (AP) — “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, a famous Canadian, apparently won’t be seeing many of his countrymen on the popular game show for the foreseeable future.  More...

Cosby’s wife deposed in sexual-assault defamation case

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

One-vehicle crash in Derry Township  State police at Greensburg report at 7:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. More...

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