17, Dec 2014 - Pennsylvania seeking bids for former state prison in Hempfield
HARRISBURG — As the state seeks a buyer for the closed state prison in Westmoreland County, local officials are hoping a business out there is eyeing the property.
09, Oct 2014 - Westmoreland, PA Man sentenced to 27 to 54 months in weapons case
A man has been sentenced to 27 to 54 months in prison on various charges including those related to a weapon later used to kill a western Pennsylvania police officer.
09, Oct 2014 - Westmoreland, PA Pittsburgh area school stabbing suspect to get mental health treatment in detention center
PITTSBURGH — A judge has reversed his own ruling and ordered a teenage boy awaiting trial in a Pennsylvania high school stabbing rampage to remain in a juvenile detention center and receive mental health treatment there.
09, Oct 2014 - Westmoreland, PA School Stabbing Suspect To Be Treated In Detention Center
A judge has reversed his own ruling and ordered a teenage boy awaiting trial in a Pennsylvania high school stabbing rampage to remain in a juvenile detention center and receive mental health treatment there.
08, Oct 2014 - Lawyer for accused Pennsylvania stabber decries lack of treatment options
By Elizabeth Daley PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - The lawyer for a teenager accused of stabbing 21 people at his Pennsylvania high school said it was "pathetic" that no mental health facilities in the state would admit him, forcing him to remain in juvenile detention despite court recommendations. Westmoreland County Judge Christopher Feliciani on Tuesday ordered the defendant, Alexander Hribal, now 17 ...
08, Oct 2014 - Clinton, PA Dauphin County man among four suspected child predators charged by AG
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of four Pennsylvania men on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing and distribution of child pornography. The latest arrests occurred over the past week in Dauphin, Philadelphia, Westmoreland and Clinton Counties. Phillip Stacy Schaffner of Dauphin County On Oct. 1, […]
04, Apr 2014 - Westmoreland, PA Last 2 sentenced in Pa. woman's torture death
The last two defendants in the torture killing of a mentally challenged Pennsylvania woman have been sentenced to prison.
04, Apr 2014 - Westmoreland, PA Westmoreland County man gets prison for exploiting girl
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will spend 20 years in federal prison for exploiting a 7-year-old girl, by posting child pornography of her online using his neighbor’s wireless Internet connection.
01, Apr 2014 - Breezewood, PA Tentative plea deal with Westmoreland drivers reached in turnpike toll fraud
Three Westmoreland County truck drivers accused of evading more than $24,400 in Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls will avoid trial and could eventually have their criminal records ...
01, Apr 2014 - Northumberland, PA State Attorney General arrests five people on child pornography
The attorney general's office has filed child pornography charges against five Pennsylvania men in separate investigations, including one from Westmoreland County and two from Franklin County.