19, Aug 2014 - Westmoreland, PA Closed state prison in Hempfield not yet for sale
Pennsylvania Corrections officials vowed they would save money by closing the state prison in Hempfield. Nearly 14 months later, more than $2 million has been ...
18, Aug 2014 - Westmoreland, PA Pennsylvania jail to offer video visits for a fee
GREENSBURG -- A western Pennsylvania county jail plans to start offering online video visits with inmates in August as a way to raise money for the county.
18, Aug 2014 - Westmoreland, PA Trial date set in Pennsylvania school stabbings
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - An Oct. 6 trial has been set for a 16-year-old boy charged in a mass stabbing at a Pennsylvania high school. But that date could be postponed because the defense attorney for Alex Hribal has said he plans to ask a Westmoreland County judge to move the case to juvenile court.
17, Aug 2014 - Westmoreland, PA Kin of slain teacher wants husband to repay $66K
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The family of a western Pennsylvania teacher strangled by her husband wants him to pay more than $66,000 to compensate for their trouble and time spent at his murder trial, and legal bills for the woman's estate.
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.