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‘Person of interest’ jailed on unrelated charges; Unity Twp. woman still missing

The man identified by his attorney as a “person of interest” in the search for missing Unity Township woman Cassandra Edlyn Gross is in Westmoreland County Prison on an unrelated charge of receiving stolen property. More...

General News

Feds propose dropping songbird from endangered species list

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials say it’s time to drop the Kirtland’s warbler from the endangered species list.  More...

Official: New York judge suspended for violating probation

ALBANY, N.Y. More...

Man calls teen ‘terrorist,’ rips off headscarf at knifepoint

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — Virginia police are searching for a man who injured a teen when he held her at knifepoint and ripped off her headscarf.  More...

Sports

Casting out

Hanna Lopez and Sara Chambers of Clymer, both 15, Abby Borbonus, 11, of Blairsville, and Taylor Sprague, 9, of Starford, also in Indiana County, try their luck near Kingston Dam during Saturday&rsquo More...

Wildcats dominate relay events at GL/HA meet

It was a group effort for the Greater Latrobe boys’ and girls’ track and field teams at the annual Greater Latrobe/Hempfield Area Track and Field Invitational held Friday at Latrobe’s Memorial Stadium.  That’s because the More...

Trojans can’t keep up with unbeaten Knoch

Knoch scored a run in every inning during a 17-4 victory against the host Derry Area baseball team during a WPIAL Section 1-AAAA game Saturday at Grandview Field.  Unbeaten Knoch (5-0, 6-0) put up three runs in the top of the first, one in the s More...

Lifestyles

A Spring Tea in The Grand Halle on Broad Street May 6

Ladies in their finery will be indulging in “Bygone Pleasures, an Afternoon Tea at The Grand Halle” starting at 3 p.m. May 6.  More...

DCNR secretary to discuss climate change at SVC event April 17

Cindy Adams Dunn, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), will speak about the department’s efforts to prepare for and mitigate the risks associated with potential climate impacts to Pennsylvania a More...

Cooking on Deadline

Slow Cooker Barbecue Beer Beef Stew

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cooking on Deadline features fast, weeknight-friendly meals that are big on flavor, but not on labor.   More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Hempfield Twp. man victimized by Facebook blackmail scheme   More...

Teri L. Volkmann, wife of Bulletin columnist, dies

Teri L. Volkmann, the wife of longtime Bulletin columnist Paul Volkmann, passed away Saturday, April 14, at her home in Latrobe. She was 68.  More...

Should have seen the one that . . .

Kade Short, 16, holds a 22-inch palamino trout with his dad Matt Short, which they caught while fishing at the Kingston Causeway on the first day of trout season this past Saturday. More...

Local & State News

Trout season gets underway

Anglers lined the Kingston Causeway on Saturday, April 14, hoping to catch a whopper as trout season got underway with a day of beautiful, sunny spring weather. More...

Jockeying begins as House openings fuel leadership shuffle

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Changes are coming to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, due in large part to the pending departure of one of the most powerful elected officials in Harrisburg. More...

Adwatch: Key attacks in Pennsylvania’s GOP race for governor

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Television attack ads are flying between Scott Wagner and Paul Mango in Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for governor, with a month until the election where GOP-voters will pick a challenger to take on Democratic Gov. More...

World News

US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria’s Assad

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced Monday against Russia for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad to continue using chemical weapons. The ambassador to the U.N. More...

Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in ‘failing health’

HOUSTON (AP) - Former first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and won’t seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said. More...

Chinese exporters scramble to cope with Trump tariff hike

BEIJING (AP) - Facing a possible U.S. tariff hike, one of China’s biggest ball bearing makers, Cixin Group, is weighing plans to rush shipments to American customers before the increase makes its sales unprofitable.  More...

Health

Feds: Increase medication-based treatment for opioids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep within President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction. More...

Association: No need to fear root canals

(Metro) — Procrastinating in regard to maintaining teeth and gums can prove harmful. More...

Researchers continue to study stuttering

(Metro) — Stuttering affects more than 70 million people worldwide. More...

Entertainment

Stapleton, Lambert, Underwood and Vegas win at ACM Awards

The 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards marked a memorable night for the victims of the massive Las Vegas shooting, comeback queen Carrie Underwood and triple-winners Chris Stapleton and Miranda Lambert. More...

Engaged wrestlers John Cena and Nikki Bella break up

NEW YORK (AP) — John Cena and Nikki Bella are no longer getting ready to say “I do.”  Bella tweeted Sunday that the professional wrestlers have ended their relationship and asked for privacy.  The couple had been together More...

In a close race, ‘Rampage’ takes No. 1 from ‘A Quiet Place’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a wobbly start, Dwayne Johnson muscled his way to a No. 1 opening for “Rampage” — but just barely. More...

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