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Indiana County man to trial on charges he shot ex near kids
An Indiana County man has ordered to stand trial on charges he entered his ex-girlfriend’s home and shot her nine times while she was in bed watching television with her 15-year-old daughter, while three other siblings were at home.
Cops: Homeless man stabbed Pa. couple who fed him
A homeless man has been jailed on charges that he stabbed the western Pennsylvania couple who took him in with a kitchen knife after an argument about dirty dishes.
Pittsburgh cops see 2 pizza robberies in 1 minute
In a city recently plagued by food delivery robberies, Pittsburgh police are dealing with something new: two pizza-related robberies in the same minute.
Police: Panhandler claimed to be state trooper
Police say a drunken panhandler charged with harassing the customers of a Westmoreland County business falsely claimed to be a state trooper – but was found out when he claimed to work at a nonexistent barracks.
Prosecutor wonders how many of man's 5 DUIs should count as "first offenses"
A Blair County prosecutor must decide how many of a man’s five drunken-driving arrests in the past 14 months count as “first” offenses.
Interpreter at Mandela event: I was hallucinating
The man accused of faking sign-language while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said Thursday he saw "angels" at the event, has been violent in the past and suffers from schizophrenia.
10 things to know for today
Your look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Sewer vote put on hold
Johnstown City Council tabled a resolution, put forth by board member Dr. Joseph Taranto, that called for significantly changing the process residents must undertake in order to connect with the municipality’s sanitary sewer system.
Police: Driver was not conscious
A Westmont man driving the bus for a college lacrosse team was unconscious when the vehicle crashed in March, killing him and a pregnant coach, investigators have concluded.
‘A great project’: Workshop nonprofit opens shredding business
When a local manufacturer closed its doors a few years back, it also cut work for dozens of people employed by a Somerset nonprofit that trains and finds jobs for folks serviced by Bedford-Somerset Mental Health/Mental Retardation.
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