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August 23, 2017 RSS feed / News

Water authority to review policy

The North Fayette Municipal Authority is reviewing its policies regarding accessing private property after receiving a complaint from the owners of an apartment building.  More...

Mt. Pleasant delays revised noise ordinance

The proposed revision for the Mt. More...

Goodwins used experience to open new business, D&R Builders, in 1994

Ronald and Donald Goodwin took experience they gained working for a builder and started their own business.  “We just branched off and started out on our own,” Ronald Goodwin remembered.  “We did a few jobs, saved some mo More...

Police: Officer kills man who was waving gun around backyard

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer fatally shot a man who authorities say was waving a gun around in a backyard.  The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports it happened Tuesday.  More...

Authorities eye immigration status of children found at paramilitary sect

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities investigating a paramilitary Christian sect for child sexual abuse say they looking into whether the New Mexico group brought children into the country illegally. More...

Denver to start licensing first pot clubs, but many venues may not be eligible

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs. More...

Police: Woman made up assault charges against cop in sex ad

CRANBERRY (AP) — A woman falsely claimed a police officer sexually assaulted her because she was angry he didn’t return 102 text messages after a hotel tryst, police said.  More...

Civil War lessons often depend on where the classroom is

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Civil War lessons taught to American students often depend on where the classroom is, with schools presenting accounts of the conflict that vary from state to state and even district to district.  More...

Moroccans shaken by links to extremist attacks in Europe

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco has long considered itself a haven of stability in a volatile region and a key ally in the fight against Islamic extremism, but in recent months, it has found itself shaken by carnage in Europe blamed on Moroccans who mo More...

Venezuelan leader Maduro brands ousted chief prosecutor a fugitive

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro branded Venezuela’s ousted chief prosecutor a fugitive from justice Tuesday as she flew to Brazil promising to “show the world” proof that he is involved in serious acts of co More...

Cosby’s retrial delayed as new legal team joins case

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Trial slated in November for baby sitter in teen’s death

GREENSBURG (AP) — A baby sitter is scheduled to go on trial in November on child endangerment and other charges if no plea agreement is reached in the death of a teenager last year. More...

Trump says never tip your hand to enemy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Never tip your hand to the enemy. No timelines for military operations. No free pass for a neighbor who tolerates extremists or enables U.S. foes.  More...

Woman dies from injuries suffered in motorcycle crash

A Fayette County woman died from injuries she suffered Sunday night in an accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck in Westmoreland County, state police at Greensburg said. More...

U.S.: Some remains found on USS John McCain

SINGAPORE (AP) — Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing in a collision between the warship and an oil tanker, the U.S. More...

Missouri woman charged with killing autistic daughter

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Priest urges haters to repent; reveals his Ku Klux Klan past

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Forty years ago he was a Ku Klux Klan “wizard,” burning crosses on black families’ lawns. More...

Colorado: No online oil, gas pipeline map after fatal blast

DENVER (AP) — Colorado will not offer an online map of oil and gas pipelines in the wake of a fatal house explosion that has been blamed on a gas leak, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Tuesday, citing concerns about security and theft.  More...

House GOP must get ‘act together’ on state budget, governor says

HARRISBURG (AP) — House Republican leaders should “get their act together” and return to Harrisburg to resolve a badly out-of-balance state budget that’s lingering seven weeks into the fiscal year and risking a downgrade of Pennsylvania’ battered cre More...

A coffee-table book about Pittsburgh potties?

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ted Zellers would like to take a picture of your Pittsburgh potty. More...

Pentagon chief, in Baghdad, says militants are ‘on the run’

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday he is confident that U.S.-backed Iraqi forces will finish off the Islamic State militants clinging to strongholds that are shrinking in size and number. More...

Italian boy credited with helping save brother after quake

MILAN (AP) — An Italian family of five was “reborn” after all three children buried in the rubble of their home by a 4.0-magnitude quake were pulled to safety Tuesday in a painstaking 16-hour rescue operation on the popular Mediterranean resort islan More...

U.S. wife of Barcelona victim seeks last person who saw him

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The wife of the only American killed in last week’s Barcelona terror attack said Tuesday that she’s trying to find a man who may have been the last person to see her husband alive.  More...

Iowa computer programmer gets 25 years for lottery scam

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former lottery computer programmer who admitted to rigging computers to enable him to pick winning numbers and cheat four states out of $2.2 million in several lottery games over six years was sentenced to up to 25 yea More...

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