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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Connellsville police look for South Side Grocer robber

Connellsville police are looking for a man who robbed South Side Grocer on Pittsburgh Street late Monday evening.

Acme man killed in crash

An Acme man died as the result of a one-vehicle crash earlier this month on White Bridge Road in Mount Pleasant Township, state police said.

Police in Greene County looking for man who tried to rob grocery store

State police are looking for the man who threatened to shoot a clerk as he tried to rob Rush Grocery in Greene County Monday.

Monday, July 27, 2015
Bicyclist flown from accident

A man believed to be in his 20s was flown by medical helicopter to an area trauma center with head and leg injuries following an accident involving his bike and a car.

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Political icon Fred Lebder being remembered

Fayette County political icon Fred Lebder is being remembered by fellow politicians and friends for the lasting impression he made on others in his 45 years of service.

Friday, July 24, 2015
FBI seizes nearly $1.5 million in cash related to May 5 drug raid

Nearly $1.5 million in cash was seized during a May 5 raid conducted in Fayette County, according to an FBI notice filed Friday.

Fire crews battle flames at methadone clinic

Several fire departments are battling a fire at a methadone clinic on Route 51.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Police accuse Connellsville man with attempted homicide

State police have accused a Connellsville man with attempted homicide after he struck a man with a baseball bat while breaking into a home in Bullskin Township.

Newspaper carrier charged with alleged vandalism spree in Connellsville

CONNELLSVILLE -- A Tribune-Review newspaper carrier was charged with alleged crimes arising from a recent wave of vandalism within the city and Dunbar Township.

Charles Boyd Crouse and Illa Lorraine Blair, both of Mount Pleasant, were arraigned on various charges Monday afternoon by Magisterial District Court Judge Ronald Haggerty Jr. Charges are pending against two juveniles who were also allegedly involved in the vandalism spree that damaged more than 30 residences and vehicles in early July.

Police seek info about store robbery

State police are investigating an armed robbery Friday of a business in South Union Township.

Police said a man brandishing a pistol demanded money and cigarettes around 1:45 a.m. from the store clerk at the Sweet Peas Service Station located at 732 Morgantown Road.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Police accuse two former educators with possessing child pornography

State police have accused two former Fayette County teachers of possessing child pornography.

Police allege that after a search of Robert David Caldwell Sr. and his son Robert David Caldwell Jr.'s home in March 2014 at 103 Tyler Court, South Union Township, they discovered various types of child pornography including pictures and videos.

Dog attacked by pit bull has died

The little dog attacked Monday by a stray pit bull in Connellsville has passed away.

Norma Brown said her dog, Cookie, a Shih Tzu mixed-breed, died in her sleep early Tuesday morning at Geary Veterinary Clinic, where she was being treated following the brutal attack.

Monday, July 13, 2015
Connellsville police shoot pit bull after attack

Connellsville police shot a pit bull that was attacking a small dog Monday morning on Decatur Avenue.

Police accuse 82-year-old man with sex crimes

State police have accused an 82-year-old Connellsville man who cited the Bible and more as he pleaded to have sex with his home health care worker.

Sunday, July 12, 2015
Police net four suspects accused of vandalism spree

Connellsville police said four individuals have been arrested on charges arising from the recent wave of vandalism within the city and Dunbar Township.

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Springhill Township home destroyed by fire

Firefighters from Point Marion and Smithfield battled a fire the destroyed a house Saturday evening located on Lake Lynn Road in Springhill Township. According to Point Marion Fire Chief Gary Ganoe, he had not determined if the structure was occupied.

Friday, July 10, 2015
Former police officer faces alleged sex assault charges involving a teen

Some charges were held for Fayette County Court while others were dismissed for a former Connellsville police officer who was charged with having sex with a teen in exchange for dropped drug charges.

Thursday, July 9, 2015
NWS issues tornado watch for Fayette, Greene counties Thursday

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Pittsburgh has issued a tornado watch for Fayette and Greene counties until 9 p.m. Thursday.

Man who jumped from Dawson bridge still at large

A man who reportedly jumped off the Route 819 bridge into the Youghiogheny River Wednesday evening has not been located yet.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Man jumped from bridge into Youghiogheny River in Dawson

Rescuers were dispatched to Dawson for a man who reportedly jumped off the Route 819 bridge into the Youghiogheny River while being chased by a constable Wednesday evening.

U.S. Attorney seeks seizure of Uniontown man's property related to May drug raid

In the first official action related to May 5 drug raids in Uniontown, federal officials Wednesday filed a forfeiture action against the property of a Uniontown man they contend was involved in drug trafficking.

Sunday, July 5, 2015
Police investigate animal cruelty case

State police are investigating an animal cruelty case involving a pig in Georges Township.

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Manhunt over, suspect in custody

The manhunt for a Perryopolis man is over after he was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Child falls from second story window

A 2-year-old child fell from the second story window of a home on Frick Street in Hiller, Luzerne Township on Wednesday.

Mining operations halted, mine cited after miner's death

Mining operations have halted at a Greene County mine that was cited by the state Department of Environmental Protection after a miner died Sunday.

Police continue search for Perryopolis man

State and Uniontown police are looking for a man who wore a children's Spiderman mask when he allegedly robbed a North Union Township pool hall last week after he fled from officers who tried to arrest him on a warrant on Wednesday.

Dawson man dies in crash

Fayette County Coroner's office has identified the man killed in a crash Tuesday in Bullskin Township.

Fayette County 911 said a collision between a dirt bike and truck was reported around 9:18 p.m. at the intersection of Routes 119 and 982.The coroner's office identified Brenden Cooper, 18, of Dawson as the man killed in the crash.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Police investigate after baby allegedly slips from nurse's hands

Police are investigating claims that a baby slipped out of a nurse’s hands while being cared for at Uniontown Hospital.

Man jailed after failing to pay $748 cab fare to Uniontown

A Philadelphia man who was allegedly making a trip into Uniontown to surprise his fiance ended up spending the night in the Fayette County Prison.

Georges Township gas station robbed at gunpoint

State police said the Sweet Pea’s gas station in Fairchance was robbed around 9:30 p.m. Monday.

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