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Pennsylvania OKs new college saving grants for newborns

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is starting a program proposed by state Treasurer Joe Torsella to provide college savings accounts for newborns, beginning with a $100 grant. More...

General News

Aldrin sues kids, alleging misuse of his finances

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children and a former business manager, accusing them of misusing his credit cards, transferring money from an account and slandering him by saying he has dementia.  More...

Tree crash kills teen at Boy Scout camp in Georgia

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Boy Scouts officials are offering condolences after a 14-year-old boy from Texas was killed when a tree fell on his tent at a Georgia Boy Scout camp. More...

Long-lost sisters meet after DNA test reveals relation

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Two long-lost sisters had no idea they share the same parents until an Ancestry.com DNA test revealed the fact six months ago. More...

Editorial

Trump escalating tariff war as senators shrink from debate

Would Republicans in Congress stay mute if a President imposed income or sales taxes on U.S. industries on an arbitrary whim? More...

GUEST EDITORIALS

Sobering statistics on crashes   At this time of the year, drivers are accustomed to hearing the plea “drive safely and defensively.”  Of course, that reminder is appropriate every day of the year.  More...

Letters to the editor policy

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

Lifestyles

SVC Career Center gets grant

Jill A. Thomas, talent acquisition specialist for Enterprise, recently presented a $1,000 grant from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation to Dennis Gilbert and Kimberly Woodley of the St. Vincent College Career Center. More...

Auxiliary 406 gives update on activities

Blairsville Elks Lodge 406 Ladies’ Auxiliary President Kathy Cardellino called the June 5 meeting to order with 11 members present, which included 10 officers and one member. Officers absent were right guard, inner guard and chaplain. More...

Tips to follow during ‘baby bird’ season

Over the next few months, baby birds may be found outside of their nests. More...

Entertainment

Media fight access restrictions on child detention centers

NEW YORK (AP) — The children at the center of the national debate over President Donald Trump’s immigration policy have been heard about but rarely seen. More...

Former Trump press secretary Sean Spicer developing TV show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer is working on a television interview show in which he banters with guests about a variety of topics.  A spokesman for TV syndication company Debmar-Mercury said Monday that More...

Former Trump aide apologizes for ‘cotton-picking’ remark

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former campaign aide to President Donald Trump has apologized after he told a black man and fellow guest on a Fox News show he was out of his “cotton-picking mind.” More...

Search teams comb Unity Cemetery area for clues in Cassandra Gross’ disappearance

State police enlisted the help of several search and rescue groups specialized in negotiating rough terrain Monday to search Unity Cemetery and surrounding areas for clues in the disappearance of a Unity Township woman missing since April. More...

Latrobe City Council to vote on $227K HVAC, $60K roof projects

Downtown LED street light program in the works

The Latrobe Municipal Building (Latrobe City Hall) is in desperate need of an HVAC upgrade and roof repairs, and now city officials are poised to tackle those issues. More...

Protesters halt traffic over fatal police shooting of Pittsburgh teen

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dozens of protesters are shutting down traffic in downtown Pittsburgh during morning rush in a continuing call for justice over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager buried a day earlier.  Marchers have More...

Local & State News

State police at Kiski Valley conducting sobriety checkpoint

State police at Kiski Valley report troopers will be performing sobriety checkpoints during the month of July as well as roving/mobile enforcement details throughout the month. More...

Mourners: Black teen killed by police more than a hashtag

SWISSVALE, Pa. (AP) — Classmates and community members on Monday honored Antwon Rose Jr. More...

Death penalty study recommends changes amid Wolf moratorium

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A study released Monday suggested a number of changes to the death penalty system in Pennsylvania, including setting up a publicly funded agency to provide legal representation in capital cases.  More...

World News

Migrant kids could end up in already strained foster system

(AP) — Foster care advocates say the government won’t likely be able to reunite thousands of children separated from parents who crossed the border illegally, and some will end up in an American foster care system that is stacked against More...

Immigrant parents await word about kid’s fate

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - They came from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, with children in tow. Some were fleeing violence. More...

Trump’s clout within GOP on the line in elections

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - President Donald Trump is not on the ballot, but he has invested time, energy and political capital in a slate of primary contests across America that will again test his clout within his own party. More...

Sports

Five GL players named All-Section

The WPIAL Class 5A All-Section 3 Team is a familiar place for Greater Latrobe’s Griffin Clark and Isaac Echard. More...

Griffin Clark helps Latrobe Legion rally past Kiski Valley

Latrobe Legion fell behind early, but Griffin Clark helped turn it all around. More...

Bell, Polanco homer as Pirates defeat Mets, 6-4, to snap five-game skid

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to shake his squad out of its slump, Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle juggled the top of his lineup. Didn’t hurt that the Pirates ran into the perfect opponent, too — a team struggling even worse than they were. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Warrant issued for woman accused of stealing $1.06 drink   State police at Indiana report an arrest warrant was obtained for Lyndea Boetger, of Jeannette, after she allegedly entered the Sheetz store along Route 22 in Burrell Township, stole a s More...

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