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July 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Six people injured in Mt. Pleasant Twp. crash

One person was ejected from a car and two others had to be extricated from their vehicle Sunday night in a two-vehicle crash in Mt. More...

News

Soldier charged with killing New York trooper after shooting wife

A state police trooper responding to reports of gunfire was shot to death by a soldier who had just killed his wife at their home near his Army base in northern New York, authorities said Monday.  More...

Niece, heiress to Greta Garbo fortune, dies at 85

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gray Gustafson Reisfield, the sole heiress to her aunt Greta Garbo’s estate and a woman who was a long-time companion to the late Swedish born actress, has died, a family member said Monday.  Reisfield died Sunda More...

Chicago cop, ex-cops enter pleas in McDonald case

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer and two former officers pleaded not guilty Monday to conspiring to cover up what happened the night a white officer killed a black teenager by shooting him 16 times.  More...

Sports

Rain causing havoc with Legion playoffs

The players and the coaches for the Connellsville and Uniontown Legion baseball teams had plans of playing on Monday night. In fact, each player and coach was introduced and lined up along the base lines as the game was about to begin. More...

MLB looks to stars to connect with fans

MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Aaron Judge have become the face of baseball as a gleaming, modernist ballpark and a city known for its Latino culture host the All-Star Game for the first time. More...

Johnson takes 4-shot lead in Senior LPGA

FRENCH LICK, Ind. More...

Lifestyles

Children younger than 12 should not be given codeine, tramadol

Dear Doctor: The Food and Drug Administration recently said parents shouldn’t give their kids medicine with codeine or tramadol. Just how dangerous are these drugs? And what should parents use instead? More...

Woodruff Race, Wednesday Walks highlight week’s events

The John Woodruff 5K Walk and Run will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The race begins at Falcon Stadium in South Connellsville. More...

Fay-West Calendar

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Connellsville Twp. woman testifies in rape case

Billy Joe Wilson grabbed her by the arm and raped her in her bedroom, a woman testified Monday in Fayette County Court.  The woman said she was 16 when the incident occurred in a Connellsville Township home.  “I told him no,” sa More...

Connellsville man faces weapons charges after boy suffers injury

A Connellsville man was charged with weapons offenses after a 13-year-old driver of a vehicle suffered a hand injury when a firearm discharged, according to court papers.  William Colbert, 18, of 233A East Apple St., was arraigned last week on p More...

Lemont Furnace man charged with stalking Mt. Pleasant family

A Lemont Furnace man has been charged with stalking and harassment after allegedly sending threatening text messages to a family in Mt. Pleasant.  More...

S. Connellsville police contract rejected pending review

A proposed five-year contract between South Connellsville Borough and its police department was rejected by a majority of council Monday after questions were raised about changes that had been made. More...

Opinion

Better ways needed for school lunch debt

(AP) – There are better ways to handle school lunch debt  More...

Let’s keep our farms safe for our children

(AP) – Here are some tips to help avoid tragedies this summer.  According to the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, agriculture is the second most dangerous occupation in the nation with a death rate at 22.7 per 100,000 More...

Light shines on politics like never before

“Poland is VERY pretty at night, and the Polish people are nice too. More...

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