State police said they were able to get a clear picture of the man who robbed the walk-in PNC Bank on Route 40 in Redstone Township this morning because a greeter at the bank asked the man to remove his hood as he walked into the building, and he did.
MASONTOWN -- Borough officials adopted a tentative 2016 budget on Tuesday that reflects a quarter of a million-dollar deficit, but noted that numbers still must be collected and crunched before a final budget is balanced for approval.
Sexting among teens has been a topic of national discussion in recent months as students in Colorado and New York have been hit with felony charges and suspensions from school over sexually explicit photos being shared via digital devices and social media.
Parents of students in the Connellsville Area School District were introduced to several new safety and student services initiatives Tuesday during a parent safety night.
Michael Parlak, school security director, announced that Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate (ALICE) training and drills will be one of the major changes in store for students, staff and parents this year and next year.
The attorney representing a mentally ill Fayette County man who has been under court supervision while awaiting trial for homicide is taking her petition to have the case dismissed before a judge again this morning, arguing each day he remains on an ankle bracelet is a violation of his rights.
A Connellsville man who was shot three times in Uniontown in May and previously identified the shooter to police and at a preliminary hearing changed his story at a hearing held Tuesday, saying he’s not sure who shot him now.
Sexting has been on Pat Mowen’s radar for the past six or seven years.
“A lot of schools specifically ask me to address this, even as early as fifth grade,” said Mowen, the prevention educator at Fayette County Crime Victims Center (CVC). Teachers hear things, she said, and they ask for age-appropriate guidance for the students.
More than 30 people will receive letters from the Fayette County Election Bureau notifying them that they could be the next municipal auditor, council member or constable in their respective municipality.
If U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster’s latest legislation is successful those receiving health insurance cancellation notices blamed on the effects of the Affordable Care Act will be told about it in no uncertain terms.
In his last meeting as a member on the joint operating committee of the Fayette County Career and Technical Institute (FCCTI), Bill Elias read from an open letter he prepared condemning the state budget impasse.
A Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) report shows Fayette County with the fourth highest rate of drug deaths in Pennsylvania, and Fayette County Coroner Dr. Philip Reilly expects the numbers to increase for 2015.
Exit 26 from the Mon-Fayette Expressway in Luzerne Township was formally designated the Ronald F. DeSalvo Memorial Interchange in his honor Friday morning in a ceremony that featured several local dignitaries.
The Pennsylvania state senate looked to examples in other states before drafting a bill that would require all property tax increases to go before the public in a referendum.The Pennsylvania state senate looked to examples in other states before drafting a bill that would require all property tax increases to go before the public in a referendum.
The Fayette Chamber of Commerce started a conversation last year regarding education and workforce development in Fayette County, and it's a conversation that will continue at the organization's upcoming annual dinner.
As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is warning motorists to use caution in what has statistically proven to be the weekend with the highest number of car accidents.
The state Ethics Commission has ruled that a former Washington Township supervisor did not violate the state ethics act because the questionable activities did not result in significant personal financial gain.
Federal legislation that will require the Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study on the burial of unclaimed remains of veterans now awaits only the signature of the U.S. House speaker and the president.
Uniontown native Chelsea Thomas has lived in France for the past 17 years and other than added security put into place after 9/11, she says there is little change in daily life in France following the recent terror attacks.
The Fayette County commissioners will explore the creation and organization of a sports and exhibition authority.
In unanimous action Tuesday, Commissioners Al Ambrosini, Angela M. Zimmerlink and Vince Zapotosky agreed to hire the Pittsburgh law firms of Dickie McCamey and Chilcote and Dinsmore and Shohl LLP, to prepare the documents for the formation of the authority that, if approved, would oversee any future county sports, entertainment and exhibition facilities.