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Jurors to see scene of 2015 St. Clair Township police officer shooting death

GREENSBURG, Pa. More...

State police seek donated horses for use in patrols

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania State Police are asking for donated horses to join a Hershey-based mounted patrol unit.  The agency on Wednesday issued a call for geldings between 5 and 15 years old. More...

General News

Only on AP: For NFL players, racial profiling often personal

A son who saw a police officer hold a gun to his father’s head. A husband whose wife was pulled over driving a Bentley. More...

Sanctioned Russian spy official met with counterparts in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration let a top Russian spy official visit the United States last week for meetings with U.S. More...

Sweet job: Trio of judges select Vermont’s best maple syrup

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — In the country’s top maple producing state, Vermonters take their maple syrup seriously. But perhaps none take it as seriously as the judges at the annual Vermont Farm Show maple contest. More...

Editorial

Get moving justices: Gerrymandering decision needs an opinion, pronto

If the state Supreme Court wants the Legislature to draw a new map of congressional districts by Feb. 9, it needs to release its opinion in the case pronto. More...

Political Cartoon

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Stepping back

Off The Wall

We all have incidents in our lives that get us stirred in negative directions in which most of us use expressions from our vocabulary that are blurted out during these unexpected moments. More...

Lifestyles

Eve nts o f Area Interest

Show time moved to 8 p.m. for three Donnie Iris concerts   More...

Geneva College December graduates

Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Wednesday announced the awarding of diplomas to students at its December 2017 commencement exercises.  Area graduates, degrees and majors are:  LATROBE  Rebecca Brubaker, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry&nbs More...

USC Aiken fall dean’s list

Breanna Florido of Pleasant Unity was named to USC Aiken dean’s list for fall 2017 semester.  Florido is a graduate of Greater Latrobe Senior High School.  USC Aiken students who earn dean’s list honors must carry at least 12 gr More...

Keystone sewage/trail project still awaiting Act 537 approval

For the planned sewage/trail project around Keystone State Park to move forward, an Act 537 stormwater management plan must still be approved, engineer Ed Schmitt of Gibson- Thomas Engineering Co. Inc. More...

LTMA discusses options for delinquent accounts, authority projects

The Ligonier Township Municipal Authority board at its work session Wednesday afternoon discussed the authority’s options for addressing delinquent bills for sewage customers who do not have water service through LTMA.  More...

GLLV Chamber introduces Latrobe logo merchandise

A new collection of Latrobe-centric merchandise is now available at the Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Visitor and Information Center in Sharky’s Plaza along Route 30 in Unity Township. More...

Bishop sends flu season recommendations to priests, deacons

Bishop Edward C. More...

Local & State News

Doctors warn of heart risk from some breast cancer therapies

Save your life but harm your heart? Health experts are sounding a warning as potential side effects of a growing number of breast cancer treatments come to light.  More...

Loaded grenade launcher left at Florida Goodwill store

BRADENTON, Fla. More...

Book signed by Washington goes for $138K at auction

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A book signed by George Washington that made its way from the Founding Father’s personal library to a now-deceased Tennessee man has sold for $138,000 at an auction.  More...

World News

GOP lawmakers put medical skills to work after train crash

CROZET, Va. (AP) - Republican members of Congress with medical experience put their skills to work after a train carrying dozens of them crashed into a garbage truck in rural Virginia, killing one person in the truck and injuring others. More...

Michigan police department to apologize regarding Nassar

DETROIT (AP) - A police department in the Lansing, Michigan, area missed an opportunity to pursue criminal charges in 2004 against Larry Nassar and will publicly apologize to the victim who accused the doctor of molesting her during treatment for an More...

Super Bowl security includes off-site screening, more police

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fans attending the Super Bowl in Minneapolis will have the chance to go through security screening off-site, and out of the elements. More...

Sports

WPIAL football schedules released for 2018, ’19

Greater Latrobe and Derry Area will kick off the area football season once again. But it will be a different flavor from previous seasons the rest of the way out. More...

Trojans back in WPIAL mat semis after wins over Keystone Oaks, EF

One goal that Derry Area head coach Mike Weinell and his team had this season was to make it back to the PIAA Class AA wrestling tournament.  Last night, the Trojans (20- 1) took a big step toward that goal by easily winning their first round an More...

Evans’ career high leads SVC overWaynesburg

Kyle Evans poured in a career-high 24 points as the visiting St. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

No injuries reported in James Street crash   More...

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