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County judge increases Stanko’s bond in Youngstown assault case

A Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas judge opted not to revoke the bond of a Unity Township man tabbed as a person of interest in the April disappearance of a Unity Township woman, but did set his bond higher in an unrelated assault case.  More...

Senior directors defend ability to raise taxes if necessary as GL passes proposed final budget

Mike O’Barto, a longtime chairman of the Unity Township Supervisors who is serving his first term as a Greater Latrobe School Board member, has repeatedly championed against property tax increases. More...

General News

Police praise Wisconsin students for prank that was illusion

CUMBERLAND, Wis. More...

Study: Despite modest income, teachers pay for class needs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Every year Anna Graven dips into her modest teacher salary and spends her own money to buy bulletin boards, pencils, paper, highlighters and tissues for her high school students in Oklahoma City. More...

800-pound animal escapes from zoo enclosure; 2 injured

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An 800-pound (363-kilogram) animal described as a “goat-antelope” that escaped its enclosure at a Rhode Island zoo was captured by the time the zoo opened for visitors. The takin escaped just after 9 a.m. More...

Sports

Wildcats’ baseball season ends with crushing playoff loss to CV

WEST MIFFLIN — During last year’s run to the WPIAL and PIAA championships, Greater Latrobe’s baseball team succeeded with dominant pitching, timely hitting and, at times, a flair for the dramatic. More...

Wildcats come up empty-handed in first round of boys’ volleyball playoffs

HARMONY — Greater Latrobe boys’ volleyball coach Drew Vosefski said his team just needed to beat a “good team” to build its confidence throughout the playoffs.  Well, they will have to wait until next season as No. More...

Lady Trojans can’t come up with key hits in first-round softball playoff loss

PITTSBURGH — It was a microcosm of the regular season.  Derry Area gets runners on base, but that’s where most of them end up.  More...

Lifestyles

American Association For Lost Children fundraiser Saturday

The American Association For Lost Children will host a Basket Bingo 3 to 6 p.m. More...

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre closes season with rousing success

For The Bulletin  Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre recently closed its 2017-18 season with three ballets that were celebrations of the 100th birthdays of choreographer Jerome Robbins and composer Leonard Bernstein.  More...

Spring Avant-Garde Art and Craft Show Saturday

This month, the 2018 Pittsburgh Spring Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show will be making its way back to Pittsburgh featuring dozens of local handmade artisans and crafters.  The spring show will be underway 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Boerio, Reschenthaler win nominations in 14th District race

A Democrat with deep local roots will go against a rising Republican challenger in November to represent Pennsylvania’s newly created 14th Congressional District.  More...

Joyce claims GOP13th District nod; Ottaway only Dem candidate

While Westmoreland County voters favored John H. Eichelberger Jr. More...

GL awards bids for senior high roof replacement, athletic wood floor refinishing

Greater Latrobe School Board members on Tuesday awarded a roof replacement bid for the senior high school and separate action for athletic wood floor refinishing at the same building.  More...

Murder trial set for man accused in 2016 Latrobe slaying

The case against a Latrobe man charged with first-degree murder in the January 2016 shooting death of Daniel McNerny during a botched robbery in Latrobe will go to trial next month, a Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas judge ruled Tuesday.&nbs More...

Local & State News

Sentencing in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case scheduled for Sept. 24

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby will be sentenced Sept. More...

Area high school prom season ends May 18

2018 HIGH SCHOOL PROMS  Greensburg Central Catholic   Friday, May 18 — Grand march 5 p.m. at GCC Auxiliary Gymnasium; theme “An Enchanted Evening”; prom 7:30 p.m. at Renaissance Hotel, Pittsburgh; post-prom 1 a.m. More...

20 AGs back lawsuits by family planning groups against Trump

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty attorneys general voiced their support Tuesday for lawsuits challenging Trump administration rule changes they said will reduce access to family planning services.  More...

World News

North Korea threatens to cancel Trump-Kim summit over drills

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Wednesday threatened to scrap a historic summit next month between its leader, Kim Jong Un, and U.S. More...

Analysis: Ahead of summit, Pyongyang lobs barbs at Bolton

TOKYO (AP) - North Korea has a message for President Donald Trump ahead of next month’s summit: Don’t listen to your new hard-line national security adviser, John Bolton.  More...

4 shot dead in attack on Indonesia police; 1 officer killed

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesian police on Wednesday shot dead four sword-wielding men who attacked a police headquarters in Sumatra, killing one officer, the latest in a spate of militant attacks across the Muslim-majority country.  Nationa More...

Health

Poll: Young adults feel stress of long-term care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most young adults haven’t given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC More...

Trump pays return visit to recovering first lady at hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump visited his wife, Melania, in the hospital on Tuesday as she continues to recover following a recent kidney procedure.  More...

Cancer docs say they feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway

SEATTLE (AP) — Nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors who responded to a survey say they’ve recently recommended medical marijuana to patients, although most say they don’t know enough about medicinal use.  More...

Entertainment

ABC says ‘Roseanne’ will concentrate on family, not politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Expect “Roseanne” to cool it on politics and concentrate on family stories when it returns for the second season of its revival next year.  More...

Woman fired after cops seize laxative-laced brownies

SALINE, Mich. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Two accused in Indiana County burglary  State police at Indiana report Amy Elizabeth Hagerman, 37, and Jason Michael Kuzemczak, 43, were accused of entering a home at 2010 Laurel Road in Armstrong Township at 3:03 p.m. More...

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