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Andrew Braddy pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in fatal 2017 Latrobe shooting

A Latrobe man charged with criminal homicide in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Greater Latrobe freshman at a downtown apartment in 2017 will serve up to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to a lesser charge of involuntary manslaught More...

Hempfield Twp. woman killed Monday in South Huntingdon Township crash

A Hempfield Township woman was killed early Monday after the car in which she was riding struck a parked vehicle and several trees along a South Huntingdon Township street.  Sarah E. More...

General News

Board to vote on Stoneman Douglas superintendent’s future

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The mother of a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victim who is now on the county school board is pushing to have the superintendent fired, saying he “has a history of leadership failures.” More...

Lottery Results

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Monday: MONDAY NIGHT Pick 2 7-8, Wild: 7 (seven, eight; Wild: seven) Pick 3 6-5-9, Wild: 7 (six, five, nine; Wild: seven) More...

Lilly to sell cheaper version of top-selling insulin Humalog

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Lilly is offering a half-price version of a top-selling insulin to ease the financial strain imposed on some patients, but an advocacy group says much bigger changes are needed.  More...

Editorial

Problems arise with the Electoral College

When it seemed Mitt Romney might win the popular vote in 2012 but lose the Electoral College, Donald Trump called the system “a disaster for a democracy.” He was right about that. The election four years later confirmed it. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  Christianity has The Holy Bible and the United States has The Constitution. The two most interpreted and misinterpreted documents in the world today.  More...

About clerical sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

GUEST EDITORIAL

To many Roman Catholics worldwide, the very fact of senior bishops listening to victims of clerical sexual abuse and the pope condemning the evil in vivid language no doubt came as a shock.  More...

Lifestyles

Two St. Vincent College students selected for Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival

Two St. Vincent College students have been chosen to take part in the 72nd Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival, hosted March 8-10 by Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre. More...

PA Human Relations Commission added to March 12 SVC symposium on hate crimes

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission has joined the St. Vincent College criminology department as cosponsor of the upcoming symposium titled “The Face of Hate: The Investigation and Prosecution of Hate Crimes” at 6:15 p.m. More...

New dean of IUP Libraries to begin May 1

Following a national search, Dr. Erik Nordberg, interim assistant dean of the University Library System at Wayne State University in Michigan, has been selected to serve as the dean of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Libraries. Dr. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

PSP Kiski Valley station issues February report   More...

Derry council to accept bid for East Owens Avenue project

More part-time police officers needed

Derry Borough officials are hoping that a new bid process — and acceptance of a bid this month — will move forward a long-discussed project along East Owens Avenue. More...

Derry Twp. man apprehended on bench warrant, awaits trial on child rape allegations

A Derry Township man awaiting trial on charges he raped a 6-year-old girl was arrested last week in Bedford County on a bench warrant after authorities feared he had fled the area.  More...

Loyalhanna Watershed Association farm protected by state easement program

The Watershed Farm in Ligonier Township will forever remain an agricultural ambassador to those entering the Ligonier area.  More...

Mother Nature’s gift

Bulletin columnist Paul Volkmann took this photo of an interesting natural display of winter’s beauty in the alley behind Paxton Chiropractic on Ligonier Street, Latrobe.   More...

Election announcements policy

Candidates running in the May 21 primary election are reminded that they have up until Wednesday, May 1, to submit an announcement with a photo to the Bulletin. Any announcements received after May 1 will not be published.  More...

Local & State News

Autonomous car testing plan aims to boost public confidence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Companies testing autonomous vehicles in Pittsburgh will have to immediately report crashes resulting in any injuries as part of new guidelines announced Monday intended to boost public confidence in the testing after a deadly More...

Drivers make a living ‘haulin’Amish’ in rural Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some people truck chickens down the road or move milk from state to state. Others lug fresh-cut lumber around.  The Cisney family makes a living hauling Amish.  More...

Cocaine, meth on rise in Pennsylvania’s early warning areas

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Methamphetamine and cocaine use are on the rise in Pennsylvania while prescription drug and heroin deaths are leveling off in some areas, data that appears to reflect nationwide trends.  More...

World News

House panel seeks documents on 81 people linked to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats launched a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season with potentially damaging inquiries into his White House, campaig More...

Community struggles with the devastation caused by tornado

BEAUREGARD, Ala. More...

AP News Break: Border agents using firearms at lower rate

WASHINGTON (AP) - Firearms use by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agents is declining, and less-lethal force is also down, according to data obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press. More...

Sports

IceCats jump out to big lead, shut down Hampton in Penguins Cup playoff win

The Greater Latrobe hockey team was well-aware of what happened the last time they IceCats met Hampton. They made sure not to let it happen again. More...

NHL’s GMs pleased with increased scoring, quality of play

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — NHL general managers came to Florida at this time last year looking for clarity and consistency on goalie interference. More...

IceCats set up the play

Greater Latrobe’s Cole Novak carries the puck into the zone, while teammate Jarred Stein trails the play during the IceCats’ 4-1 victory against Hampton in the quarterfinal round of the PIHL Class AA Penguins Cup playoffs Monday at Kirk S More...

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