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Friday, May 6, 2016
Man charged with chasing and shooting at car with 3 inside

Police issued a warrant for the arrest of a Monessen man Friday who allegedly shot at a car with three people inside.

Thursday, May 5, 2016
16-year-old boy reported missing from Uniontown

Police said a 16-year-old boy was reported missing after he took out the garbage and never came back inside.

Monessen house fire ruled accidental

A state police fire marshal determined a Thursday morning blaze in Monessen was accidental.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Teens killed in Georges Twp. accident identified

The two teenagers killed in a high-speed, single vehicle accident on Route 119 late Tuesday have been identified.

Former Connellsville police officer held for court on rape charges

A former Connellsville police officer was held for court on rape charges after a preliminary hearing in Westmoreland County.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Two teens killed in Route 119 accident Tuesday night

The Fayette County coroner confirmed that two teens were killed in a one-vehicle accident that occurred around 10:45 p.m. on Route 119 in Georges Township on Tuesday night. Another passenger in the vehicle was flown by emergency helicopter to a hospital. Route 119 was shut down in both directions. State police are investigating.

Perryopolis teen reported missing

A 17-year-old Perryopolis girl ran away from home at about 9 p.m. Monday, according to police.

Monday, May 2, 2016
10 departments respond to gas station fire in Confluence

Ten fire departments, including three from Fayette County, were called to extinguish a fire at a gas station in Confluence.

Sunday, May 1, 2016
South Union man charged with aggravated assault

A South Union Township man was charged with aggravated assault and other charges after allegedly strangling a 16-year-old girl.

Connellsville business damaged by early morning fire

An early morning fire at Ed Vincent Auto Body located on Morrell Avenue in Connellsville sustained extensive damage Sunday.  Several area fire companies responded to the call at around 5:30 a.m.  When firefighters arrived the rear of the commercial structure was fully involved.  No injuries were reported and the cause is unknown at this time.  Volunteer fire companies from New Have Hose, South Connellsville, Connellsville and Dunbar townships, as well as Fayette EMS responded to the scene.  

Saturday, April 30, 2016
11-year-old charged with calling in March bomb threat

An 11-year-old was responsible for calling in a bomb threat to a South Union Township retailer in March, police said.

Greene County man charged with possessing child pornography

A Greene County man was charged Friday after police allege he possessed and distributed child pornography.

Friday, April 29, 2016
Mount Pleasant woman charged after attempting to rob bank

A Mount Pleasant woman told police she made a mistake when she allegedly attempted to rob a Westmoreland County bank.

Masontown pharmacy robbed by man wearing 'V for Vendetta' mask

A Carmichaels man is lodged in the Fayette County Prison after police allege he robbed a Masontown pharmacy at gunpoint wearing a V for Vendetta mask.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Man held for trial in 1981 killing

A Uniontown man charged charged with criminal homicide in a 1981 case was held for court Wednesday.

Man allegedly forced witness to make video recanting statement

A Uniontown man allegedly threatened to put a witness in his trunk if he did not pay $10,000 and record a video recanting a statement he made to police.

Police: Armed man attempted to rob Connellsville Sunoco

Police said a man wielding a handgun attempted to rob the Honey Bear Sunoco gas station on Snyder Street in Connellsville Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Cardale house destroyed by fire

John F. Brothers | Herald-StandardSeveral area fire departments battle a fire that destroyed this house on High Street in Cardale late Tuesday evening. According to Redstone Township police officer Troy Rice all the occupants were able to escape the flames. The state police fire marshal has been called to investigate the cause.

Parents accused in starvation death held for court

Parents accused of starving their daughter to death had criminal homicide charges held for court on Tuesday.

Monday, April 25, 2016
Cal High School band tour bus driver arrested for DUI in Tennessee

A Smock man who was driving 38 California Area High School band students on a bus trip to Nashville was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia last Thursday.

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Woman arrested after alleged road rage in Uniontown

A Uniontown woman was arrested for allegedly chasing a man with a gun and hitting him with her cellphone during a road rage incident Friday night.

Friday, April 22, 2016
Wharton Township fire claims more than 400 acres

A brush fire that has been sweeping through a Wharton Township forest has claimed more than 400 acres, officials said.

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Police officer and suspect injured in chase, crash

A Uniontown City Police Department officer and a suspect were both injured after a chase ended when the police vehicle was struck by a truck.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Man charged in fatal accident that killed pedestrian

Charges have been filed in the August 2015 death of a Uniontown man after he was struck by a vehicle on Route 51.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Former Brownsville Elks building damaged in morning fire

Firefighters were on the scene of a commercial structure fire in Brownsville for five hours this morning, with one minor injury reported.

Monday, April 18, 2016
Mather woman killed in crash

A Mather woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident early Monday in Morgan Township, police said.

District forester: Wharton Township brush fire contained

A brush fire that firefighters have been working to extinguish since 9:30 p.m. Sunday is nearly contained, officials said.

Sunday, April 17, 2016
Man killed in early morning fire Sunday

A 63-year-old man was killed in a fire early Sunday in Hiller, officials said.

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Franklin Township man charged after domestic disturbance

A Franklin Township man is lodged in the Green County Jail after police allege he threatened to shoot someone during a domestic disturbance on Friday night.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Lake Lynn man accused of shooting at neighbors waives charges

A Lake Lynn man who allegedly fired multiple shots at two of his neighbors March 24 waived his charges Wednesday.

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