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Medical helicopter called for Derry crash

At least one person was critically injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday at the intersection of North Ligonier Street and East Fourth Street (Route 217) in Derry Borough.  One of the vehicles overturned and occupants of the vehicle had to be More...

General News

2 Supreme Court nominations made, Trump may have none to go

WASHINGTON (AP) — What would it take for President Donald Trump to get yet another Supreme Court pick? Probably the death of a justice.  More...

Official: 911 issues delayed response to school massacre

SUNRISE, Fla. More...

Police: Parents starve, bind, cage 21-year-old disabled son

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The mother and stepfather of a 21-year-old man with a genetic disability that prevents him from speaking are accused of beating, binding and caging him.  More...

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Inner self

How often do we think we know all about an individual by how we have sized him or her up by the way he or she is dressed and acts? More...

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Lifestyles

Man rescued after falling into pit at recycling plant

READING, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man was rescued after falling into a pit at an eastern Pennsylvania recycling plant.  Emergency crews were called shortly after 9 a.m. More...

Heinz History Center, California University collaborate on display of World War II artifacts

California University of Pennsylvania will host “We Can Do It! WWII,” a traveling exhibition from the Senator John Heinz History Center, in association with the Smithsonian Institution. More...

New Alexandria UMC musical evening July 14

The New Alexandria United Methodist Church will have an evening of contemporary Christian music 6 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at the 106 Washington St. church. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

No injuries reported in Latrobe crash  Latrobe police report no one was injured when a vehicle driven by Kaylee Gojkovich, 20, of Turtle Creek, struck a vehicle driven by Erin Matro, 45, of Latrobe, at the intersection of Thompson and Alexandria More...

A time to celebrate

Cole Novak, Tyler Kuhns and Matt Albaugh of Unity Township Legion celebrate after the final out of Wednesday’s District 31 playoff game at Whitney Field. More...

New Alexandria officials discuss offering pay for mayor, council

After years of not being compensated, New Alexandria Borough officials are looking into paying the mayor and council members for their time spent serving the community.  More...

Seminar on mosquitoes, ticks set July 18

Learn ways to protect yourself from mosquitoes and ticks and the infections they can carry — including West Nile virus and Lyme disease — at a free seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Traffic stoppages expected this week for final phase of Route 981 project

Intermittent traffic stoppages are expected this week along Route 981 in Unity Township as crews work on the final phase of the long-standing reconstruction project, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) officials announced Wednesday.&n More...

Local & State News

Cross items off your back-to-school list with these helpful tips

Once upon a time, kids went to school with a backpack, a lunch pail and a pencil. Now, school supply lists seem a mile long, and parents anticipate a stack of receipts a mile high. More...

VPPence to headline Barletta fundraiser for US Senate campaign

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will headline a fundraiser for Pennsylvania’s Republican candidate for U.S. More...

About 2,600 inmates transferring to new Pennsylvania prison

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Over 2,600 inmates at an 89-year-old Pennsylvania prison are being transferred to a new, long-delayed facility about a mile down the road.  The first phase of transfers began just after 9 a.m. More...

World News

No shove, but Trump body language speaks to frosty relations

BRUSSELS (AP) - He didn’t shove anyone this time, but President Donald Trump’s body language during NATO events Wednesday suggested his relationships with key U.S. allies aren’t exactly buddy-buddy.  More...

Trump back at NATO after rattling allies, condemning Germany

BRUSSELS (AP) - President Donald Trump renewed his pressure tactics on fellow NATO nations to increase their defense spending on Thursday, calling out U.S. More...

Trump claims Germany ‘controlled’ by Russia; Merkel differs

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Donald Trump has barreled into a NATO summit with claims that a pipeline deal has left Germany “totally controlled” and “captive to Russia.” He’s also lobbing fresh complaints against alli More...

Sports

Clair’s two-run hit propels Latrobe Legion to close series sweep over Young Township

Latrobe Legion manager Jason Bush had plenty of time to think about the scenario: His team with runners at second and third, and just one out in the fifth inning of a tie game.  That was the scene just prior to 7 p.m. More...

Legion District 31 playoffs

American Legion District 31 Seeding Latrobe (No. 1), Hempfield East (No. 2), Bushy Run (No. 3), Unity  More...

Kuhns’ clutch RBI-hit lifts Unity Township over Yough in deciding game of Legion district quarterfinal series

After a crushing Game 2 loss in extra innings at Yough on Tuesday, Unity Township Legion once again faced defeat as it trailed by two runs late in a District 31 quarterfinal round elimination game.  More...

Entertainment

Esports on ESPN: Overwatch championship to air in prime time

Esports are coming to ESPN.  The network will air the inaugural Overwatch League Grand Finals in prime time this month as part of a multiyear agreement to bring esports to the biggest sports platform on American television.  More...

Lawyer: Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club

Porn actress Stormy Daniels was arrested at an Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday.  While Daniels was performing Wednesday night at Sirens, a strip club in Co More...

Producers plan movie about Thai cave rescue

NEW YORK (AP) — The boys are out of the cave. More...

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