GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The youngest defendant convicted in the torture death of a mentally disabled woman a dozen years ago is appealing the new sentence of 60 years to life imposed late last month.
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to homicide in a shooting death outside a western Pennsylvania stadium during the closing minutes of a high school football game more than 2 1/2 year ago.
NEW YORK (AP) — Music executive Art Rupe, whose Specialty Records was a premier label during the formative years of rock ‘n roll and helped launch the careers of Little Richard, Sam Cooke and many others, has died.
SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A man linked to a series of sexual assaults in central Indiana more than 30 years ago by his DNA on an envelope for a utility bill payment was sentenced Friday to 650 years in prison.
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania Roman Catholic priest who sexually assaulted an altar boy for several years has been sentenced to 2 1/2 to five years in state prison.
The Rev. Andrew Mark Kawecki, of Greensburg will also have to register as a sex offender for 10 years once he's freed from custody under the sentence imposed Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers have designated the American mastodon as the state’s first official fossil, advancing the proposal to the governor’s desk for final approval.
The Indiana Senate voted 39-6 Monday to name the mastodon Indiana’s state fossil.
GREENSBURG, Ind. (AP) — A rural city in southeastern Indiana has piqued the interest of hundreds of families considering a move there after it offered stand-in ”grandparents” to babysit their children as part of an incentive program aimed at attracting remote workers.
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania Roman Catholic priest pleaded no contest Monday to indecent assault that began when the victim was an 11-year-old altar boy.
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Fans of Major League Baseball may know that Pennsylvania native and early pitching star Christy Mathewson was an inaugural member of the sport’s Hall of Fame — entering posthumously in 1936 with the likes of Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Babe Ruth and Honus Wagner.
GREENSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Production has started on a new car model at Honda’s factory in southeastern Indiana.
Honda executives, workers and several state officials marked the start of mass production for the 2022 Civic Hatchback at the Greensburg plant during a ceremony this past week.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman was arrested in North Carolina after investigators said she posed as a member of the military and scammed a person out of more than $7,000, a sheriff's office said Friday.
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The former mayor of a small western Pennsylvania town has been acquitted of all charges in an armed encounter with several minors in a park following an altercation involving his son.
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The nuns’ daily email update was overtaken by news of infections. Ambulances blared into the driveways of their convents. Prayers for the sick went unanswered, prayers for the dead grew monotonous and, their cloistered world suddenly caving in, some of the sisters’ thoughts were halting.
Vowing to bring “peace and security to cities across America," Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday carried the Trump campaign's message of law and order to exurban Pennsylvania, a battleground state where Pence warned of a descent into chaos in big cities should presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden be elected...
GREENSBURG, Ind. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic surged into Sean Durbin’s farm-speckled Indiana county much faster than most other parts of rural America, contributing to at least 10 deaths and dozens of serious illnesses...
Highlights of the week ahead in Westmoreland high school sports:
The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will hold several events to commemorate the service of U.S. military veterans.
A public wreath-laying ceremony will be held at noon Monday outside Chambers Hall, with U.S.
Nichole Smalley sat huddled at a small, round table at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg on Thursday as she highlighted the parts of Westmoreland County's new comprehensive plan that she was ready to embrace.
Responding to a report of an underage drinking party at a Greensburg home early Sunday, city police allege they found a parent of the juvenile participants hiding in the attic.
Jeremey J. Roth, 38, was charged by police with seven counts each of corruption of minors and furnishing alcohol to minors and single counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and disorderly conduct before District Judge Chris Flanigan.
Scranton Bishop Joseph C. Bambera and his colleagues in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Allentown, Harrisburg and Erie have announced creation of funds to compensate victims of sexual abuse by priests or other church personnel.
Otis Williams, the last surviving founding and still-active member of the Temptations, says the entertainers always wanted to remain in the business until fans no longer wanted to see them.
Since there are no signs of that happening, what with new fans literally being born every day, the iconic vocal group happily sings on.
The PIAA individual golf championships begin Monday at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York, and Sewickley Academy senior Tatum McKelvey is one of the earliest starters.
The Greensburg man who was shot and killed in Vandergrift on Thursday night was a hard worker and single father who was raising a young son, according to his friends.
John Edward Smail, 31, was a "headstrong go-getter," said his friend, Mike Cabuag.
By imposing their will at the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball, the top-ranked Thomas Jefferson Jaguars rushed for 418 yards on their way to steamrolling Greensburg Salem, 70-21, on Friday in a WPIAL Class 4A Big 8 Conference matchup.
With its recent win at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association meet, Norwin girls cross country received a shot of confidence.
The Knights upset Greensburg Salem, the team it finished behind in Division I, Section 1, and they hope to take the momentum with them into the WPIAL championships Thursday at Cal (Pa.).
Austin Tichenor's adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic novel, "Frankenstein," will provide a scary start to Greensburg Civic Theatre's 67th season Oct. 18-20 at Greensburg Garden and Civic Center.
Veteran actor and director Vince D'Angelo of Oakmont is back in the area and returning to the theater to direct GCT's production, after having worked at Disney World in Orlando for eight years.
It's time to dust off your jingle bells.
Greensburg's Holiday Parade returns for its 27th year Nov. 17, and organizers are looking for participants.
Bands and organizations that want to be part of the parade can call the city recreation department at 724-834-4880 or find an application form on the city website.
A Greensburg man allegedly hid a smartphone in a bathroom at his home and recorded video of a teenage girl's clothed and nude buttocks, according to state police.
Carlos Rafael Alvarado, 45, is charged with several offenses, including child pornography and invasion of privacy.
The Greensburg Hempfield Area Library isn't just about the books, or the magazines, or the computers, the discussion programs and movies.
It's also an art space, playing host to a long-running "Picture This at the Library" series of art exhibitions.
There is a week left in section play in WPIAL girls soccer. The top four teams in each section qualify for the district playoffs. All teams tied for a playoff spot in which head-to-head does not break the tie all qualify for the postseason.
The WPIAL boys and girls team golf championship will be Thursday at Cedarbrook Golf Course in Rostraver.
Action begins at 10 a.m. The boys will play the Gold course and the girls' finals will be contested on the Red course.
The Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau celebrated 60 years of promoting tourism in Western Pennsylvania with an Oct. 4 dinner in the Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College.
The location and theme of the 60th anniversary event gave a nod to the Latrobe native who gave his name to the center and is being lauded this year on the 50th anniversary of his groundbreaking children's television show.
International artist John DelMonte will demonstrate his technique of charcoal and oil wipe-out painting from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Greensburg Art Center, 230 Todd School Road.
The event is free and open to the public, and will be both informal and informative, according to a news release.
The Greensburg Catholic Diocese removed the name of the late Bishop William Connare from a retreat center in Unity Township, Bishop Edward Malesic said Wednesday.
The move was the latest of a series of aftershocks rippling across the state in the wake of the Aug.