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October 20, 2018 RSS feed / News

Scavenger hunt underway in Connellsville

A scavenger hunt is underway today in the city as painted rocks have been hidden across the city. More...

Police news reported

Man accused of public drunkenness  A Wyoming man is accused of public drunkenness after city police said he smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes when they went to a section of the bike trail behind Martins Grocery last week.  More...

Officials: Girl witnessed triple shooting, ID’d suspect

NEW CASTLE (AP) — The younger sister of a 10-year-old girl slain with her mother and a man inside their home witnessed the attack and identified the shooter, court documents show.  The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that court documents s More...

Trump praises congressman who body-slammed reporter

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a “tough cookie” and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana.  More...

Diocese of Greensburg establishes Safe Environment Advisory Council

GREENSBURG — Bishop Edward C. More...

Pope indicates willingness to visit North Korea

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis indicated a willingness to visit North Korea during a private audience Thursday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, according to Vatican and South Korean officials.  More...

Where Pennsylvania’s candidates for governor stand on issues

HARRISBURG (AP) — A look at where the two candidates for Pennsylvania governor — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican nominee Scott Wagner — stand on some key issues, from abortion rights to taxes. Wolf is seeking a second 4-year term. More...

Geibel juniors hold class ring ceremony

Junior students at Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School recently received their class rings during a Mass held at the school. More...

Mayor Lincoln honors the late Bill Swan

Andrea Swan and Connellsville Mayor Greg Lincoln stand in front of the plaque honoring Swan’s late husband, Bill, for whom the food pantry at Connellsville Area Community Ministries has been na More...

Web site correction/clarification

A technical problem made some sentences on The Daily Courier’s internet version for Thursday’s edition jumbled up and unreadable. The Daily Courier apologizes to readers.   More...

The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, bridge between cultures

NEW YORK (AP) — Sitting in my suburban American kitchen, it is easy to feel that Saudi Arabia is a world away, that events at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul have little to do with me.  Except for one thing.  More...

Trump revives fiery immigration talk for ‘caravan’ election

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. More...

Trump says without evidence that Dems are behind ‘caravan’

MISSOULA, Mont. More...

Atlanta City Council votes to settle lawsuit

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta’s City Council has voted to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the city’s former fire chief who was dismissed after he wrote a book that included anti-gay passages.  More...

Stadium vendor seen in pizza spitting video pleads guilty

DETROIT (AP) — A young man who was fired from his job as a food vendor at the Detroit Tigers’ home stadium after video surfaced showing him spitting on a pizza has pleaded guilty in the case.  More...

Prosecutors: Bill Cosby’s bid for new trial is ‘meritless’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case called his bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing “meritless,” and asked the judge to deny him a post-trial hearing.  More...

Mayor came home to try to improve poor town

HURON, Calif. More...

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