June 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Washington County man dies in Hempfield Twp. fire

A Washington County man died early Sunday in a Hempfield Township house fire. According to the Westmoreland County Coroner’s Office, Matthew Pacacha, 32, of Meadowlands, was killed after a home along Russ Moore Road caught fire before 5 a.m. More...

General News

A first for the Army: Scouting big cities for new command HQ

The U.S. Army is scouting large cities to find a home for a new command headquarters so it will be close to academia and industry, a first for the service. More...

Immigration raid worries landscapers relying on foreign help

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Already facing a severe labor shortage, landscaping businesses that can’t keep up with booming demand for backyard patios and fire pits worry that an immigration raid that rounded up over 100 people last week will make More...

Missing Air Force officer found 35 years later

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. More...

Sports

Harrison, Polanco, Nova help Pirates salvage game vs. Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Although reluctant to go on the disabled list two weeks ago, Ivan Nova had to concede Sunday that the break was a great benefit. More...

Brewers get Miller from Rays for Choi

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired infielder Brad Miller and cash from the Tampa Bay Rays for first baseman/outfielder Ji-Man Choi.  The NL Central-leading Brewers made the deal Sunday and assigned Miller to Triple-A Colo More...

Latrobe Legion holds on against Young Township

Latrobe Legion took an early lead and held off a late rally for its fourth win in a row, defeating visiting Young Township, 6-5, during an American Legion District 31 game Saturday at Legion- Keener Field. More...

Lifestyles

St. Vincent faculty attend summer seminar on ‘Catholic Intellectual Tradition’

Eighteen members of the St. Vincent College faculty and administration attended a three-day summer seminar on the “Catholic Intellectual Tradition” at the Fred M. More...

How to make a juicy blueberry pie and keep your crust crisp

We wanted a pie that had a firm, juicy filling full of fresh blueberry flavor with still plump berries, and we also wanted a crisp, flaky crust.  To thicken the pie, we tried cornstarch as well as our gluten-free flour blend but preferred tapioc More...

Dollar Stretchers

The 2-Minute Grilled Burger More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Derry man charged with DUI after crash   State police at Greensburg report that Joseph Michael Gozdick, 63, of Derry, was found to be driving under the influence following a two-vehicle crash at 10:45 p.m. More...

Ligonier Twp. business owner facing theft charges waives right to hearing

A Ligonier Township-based interior decorator waived her right to a preliminary hearing on Friday over charges that she allegedly she stole more than $32,000 worth of jewelry from clients’ homes and then sold the items. More...

Father of man accused of killing officer acquitted

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The father of a man accused of having killed a western Pennsylvania police officer has been acquitted of witness intimidation and other charges.  More...

Crews recover body of swimmer in Jacobs Creek

SOUTH HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have found the body of a swimmer who went missing last week in a western Pennsylvania creek.  More...

Local & State News

Roberts’ story clarification

In the article about missing person Martin Roberts that appeared in the Saturday, June 9, issue of the Bulletin, the name of Martin’s father was listed as Joe but it is John. Also John’s current wife, Abbie, is Martin’s stepmother. More...

Report on Pennsylvania priest abuse to be most extensive yet

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The results of a lengthy probe into the handling of sexual abuse claims by Roman Catholic dioceses throughout Pennsylvania, which victim advocates say will be the biggest and most exhaustive ever by a U.S. More...

Road rage episode turns into smelly situation, police say

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say one man defecated on another man during a road rage episode in Pennsylvania.  Authorities say a New Tripoli man got into an argument with another man around 8:45 a.m. More...

World News

Migrants remain at sea as Italy-Malta standoff escalates

ROME (AP) - Italy and Malta dug in for a second day Monday and refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports, leaving the migrants at sea as a diplomatic standoff escalated under Italy’s new anti-immigrant government. More...

Crucial test of Ebola vaccine raises hopes, doubts in Congo

MBANDAKA, Congo (AP) - Irene Mboyo Mola spent 11 days caring for her husband as he died of Ebola in a hospital where she said nurses were too scared to get close. More...

Immigration firm seems to thrive after Trump lawyer’s help

NEWYORK (AP) - AT&T and drug giant Novartis got nothing but bad publicity when they asked Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen for help with business, but a Florida immigration firm that tapped him appears to have gotten nearly ev More...

Health

E-cigarette sellers turn to scholarships to promote brands

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping. More...

Rising number of celebrity suicides highlights troubling trend in midlife

CHICAGO (AP) — The deaths of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade highlight a troubling trend — rising suicides among middle-aged Americans.  Mental health problems, often undiagnosed, are usually involved More...

Justice Department move on health law has risks for GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s decision to stop defending in court the Obama health law’s popular protections for consumers with pre-existing conditions could prove risky for Republicans in the midterm elections — and nudge premiums eve More...

Entertainment

‘The Band’s Visit’ dances away with a leading 10 Tony Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — The American, grown-up musical “The Band’s Visit” outmuscled the acclaimed and sprawling British import “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” for the most Tony Awards on Sunday, capturing 10 statuettes, including best musical, on a nigh More...

Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim ‘two dictators’

NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News host has accidentally referred to the highly anticipated summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a meeting of “two dictators.”  More...

‘Ocean’s 8’ opens with franchise-best $41.5M to top weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — “Ocean’s 8,” the female-fronted overhaul of the starry heist franchise, opened with an estimated $41.5 million at the box office, taking the weekend’s top spot from the fast-falling “Solo: A Star Wa More...

Click here for digital edition
2018-06-11 digital edition