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January 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fay-West preps for snow

Weather forecasters said brunt of storm could miss area

The threat of a winter storm that is expected to deliver heavy snow Friday evening led Gov. More...

Trial ordered in bank robbery

South Connellsville man accused of December holdup

A South Connellsville man accused of robbing the PNC bank branch office at the shopping center in Connellsville in December was ordered to stand trial on Thursday. District Judge Ronald Haggerty Jr. More...


UK judge: Putin ‘probably approved’ killing of ex-KGB agent

LONDON (AP) — Almost a decade after former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko lay dying in a London hospital bed, a British judge has concluded who poisoned him: two Russian men, acting at the behest of Russia’s security services, probably More...

Would Flint crisis happen in wealthier, whiter community?

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Ever since the full extent of the Flint water crisis emerged, one question has persisted: Would this have happened in a wealthier, whiter community?  More...

Washington in bullseye of potentially historic storm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The forecast for a historic blizzard has been there for days, looming over the nation’s capital like the UFO from “Independence Day.” Projected snowfall totals have ticked steadily upward, to the point where the National Weather Ser More...

Local residents among those charged in bust

In breaking up what law enforcement officials are calling the largest drug ring bust in Fayette County history, 46 people were charged. The indictments came after a five-year investigation involving local, state and federal agencies. More...

Prison deemed priority

Either renovations or new facility necessary, commissioners say

The Fayette commissioners indicated Thursday that they must focus on either renovating the county’s aged prison or building a new facility.  The 125-year-old prison is dilapidated and overcrowded, Commissioner Dave Lohr said.  More...

Easement of IRS fees sought

Community center owed about $6,000 dating back to 2012

The Greater Connellsville Community Center will seek easement to avoid paying the Internal Revenue Service back fees, Connellsville solicitor Tim Witt told GCCC board members Thursday.  The board found out last week that the IRS could revoke the More...

City man held in stabbing

Wife testifies Kevin Maraugha said he was going to kill her

A Connellsville man accused of allegedly stabbing his wife multiple times will stand trial in Fayette County Court. Police charged Kevin Maraugha, 52, of 219 N. More...


Dr. Shadiye Cebeci Al-Mallah


Dr. Shadiye Cebeci Al-Mallah, 86, a longtime resident and physician of Mt. More...

Jeffrey L. Crouse, Sr.


Jeffrey L. Crouse, Sr. 55 of Mt. Pleasant, passed away  3:00 pm, Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. More...

Wanda (Nicholson) Etling


Wanda (Nicholson) Etling, 78, of Connellsville, died Wed., Jan. 19, 2016 in Excela Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant with her family by her side. She was born Nov. More...

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