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Latrobe train station reportedly to get ADA upgrades

The Latrobe train station on McKinley Avenue may soon be getting a facelift.  Latrobe Mayor Rosie Wolford on Monday said Don Orlando, board chairman of the Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce, emailed her recently regardin More...

Stan Gordon releases 2017 report of mysterious incidents

Someone on the Derry side of the Chestnut Ridge last January heard a very long highpitched scream-almost like a siren — that he could not identify. More...

General News

California murder suspect won’t face charges in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Authorities in South Dakota have dropped local charges against a California man who they say was arrested with his mother’s body found in the vehicle he was driving.  More...

Man dies while diving in underwater caves

WEEKI WACHEE, Fla. More...

California cop feeds critter for Squirrel Appreciation Day

CLOVIS, Calif. More...

Editorial

Opioids and guns don’t — and shouldn’t — mix in Pa.’s emergency declaration

If you want to spark a political fight in Pennsylvania, mention guns.  If you want to ignite agreement about a crisis we all recognize, mention opioids.  More...

The infrastructure challenge — How do you do big things in an election year?

COMMENTARY

There is a shortage of long-distance truck drivers because of traffic jams. More...

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Sports

Lady Trojans falter vs. South Park

The Derry Area girls’ basketball team, after breaking a long losing streak, kept it close in the first half against visiting South Park, but struggled in the second half during a 72- 52 loss in WPIAL Section 3-AAAA play Monday.  More...

Lady Rams avenge earlier conference loss against United

It was a much different story for the Ligonier Valley girls’ basketball team in a rematch against District 6 Heritage Conference opponent United. The first time, the game ended in a last-second buzzer-beater favoring United by one point (47-46). More...

Opportunistic Spartans take down rival IceCats

Greater Latrobe doubled up Hempfield Area in shots, but the opportunistic Spartans still managed to strike in the third period and steal a win. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Blairsville teen accused of sending girl inappropriate emails, pictures   More...

Hribal to spend 23 1/2 to 60 years in prison for stabbing rampage at high school

Alex Hribal, 20, of Murrysville, who at 16, took two kitchen knives from his parents’ kitchen to Franklin Regional Senior High School and stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard, learned his fate Monday. More...

GLSD intends to implement new schedule at high school

Includes longer, rotating class period, ‘lunch and learn’session

Administrators and teachers at Greater Latrobe Senior High School have used the last six-plus months to create a newly developed and revamped schedule for students. More...

Pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Death penalty sought in police officer’s shooting death

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer and then leading law enforcement on a four-day manhunt with the help of his mother.  More...

Local & State News

Atlantic City longs for sports betting, action on Eagles-Patriots Super Bowl

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. More...

States fighting back against Trump environmental actions

States in the Northeast and on the West Coast are challenging Trump administration changes to environmental regulations.  More...

Eagles fan who slammed into pole in subway says he’s OK

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia Eagles fan whose attempt to rally subway passengers for a playoff game ended with him running into a concrete pole says he’s doing OK and a viral video shows the “passion” of Philly fans.&nbs More...

World News

Senators strike a deal reopening government after 69 hours

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. More...

As shutdown eases federal workers fear prospect of another

WASHINGTON (AP) - The swift steps ending a messy and expensive government shutdown set the stage for hundreds of thousands of federal workers to return Tuesday, but some say they fear they could find themselves in limbo again in a few more weeks. More...

Before shutdown deal reached, Trump stays out of sight

WASHINGTON (AP) - As the shutdown of the federal government lumbered toward an end on Monday, President Donald Trump remained out of sight, suppressing his instincts to make himself part of the story by making a deal or picking a fight.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  Our home, along with 600-plus properties, is located in the footprint of LCT Energy’s Rustic Ridge No. More...

Letters to the editor policy

The Latrobe Bulletin welcomes letters to the editor and encourages readers to express their opinions.  More...

Lifestyles

Stage Right students ask for birthday donations to help feed, clothe needy

Stage Right Students Maya Bhatnagar and Ceci Petrush are holding food and winter clothing drives to help those in need.  More...

AAA Travel to present Pittsburgh Travel Showcase Jan. 26, 27, 28

The second annual Pittsburgh Travel Showcase™ presented by AAA Travel will feature three international destination stages to satisfy your hunger for travel information, feed your desire for entertainment and tease your palate with a Taste of the Worl More...

WANT Job Fair Feb. 21; free event for job seekers

Job seekers will be given the opportunity to meet regional employers at the WANT Job and Career Expo on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the Ramada Greensburg Hotel and Conference Center.  More...

Entertainment

Del Toro’s ‘Shape of Water’ poised to lead Oscar nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro’s lavish monster romance “The Shape of Water” will vie for the most Oscar nominations Tuesday, but just as much attention may be focused on categories where women could make history. More...

‘Hobbit’ director Peter Jackson making WWI documentary

LONDON (AP) — “The Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson is going from Middle Earth to the Western Front, transforming grainy black-and-white footage of World War I into 3- D color for a new documentary film. More...

NBC’s Megyn Kelly says Jane Fonda has ‘no business’ lecturing her

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s Megyn Kelly lashed out at actress Jane Fonda Monday in a simmering dispute over an interview gone awry, even invoking the old “Hanoi Jane” nickname. More...

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