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Report: Suspected Meth Lab Explosion Sends 3 To Hospital

CONNELLSVILLE (KDKA/AP) —  Officials say three people were taken to hospitals after an explosion in a western Pennsylvania home.

Emergency dispatchers in Fayette County said the blast was reported shortly before 3 a.m. 105 more words


Suspect Sought In Connellsville Armed Robbery

CONNELLSVILLE (KDKA) — Police in Fayette County are asking for help identifying a suspect wanted in an armed robbery.

According to Connellsville Police, the robbery happened Saturday afternoon at the Honey Bear gas station. 52 more words


Heavy Rains Cause Severe Flash Flooding In Fayette Co.

CONNELLSVILLE (KDKA) — Rain from a late Friday afternoon thunderstorm caused flooding-related problems in the Connellsville area of Fayette County.

At the Agway Lawn and Garden Store on Route 119, they moved items to higher ground before water from Irish Run Creek went over its banks. 391 more words


Connellsville Library Overhauling Protocol After Man ODs In Bathroom

CONNELLSVILLE (KDKA) — An overhaul is underway at a library in Fayette County after a man overdosed in the bathroom.

The Carnegie Free Library in Connellsville is a place for reading and resources, so it was a shock to officials when a man reportedly overdosed on heroin in one of the bathrooms. 244 more words


Ex-School Board Member Arrested In Fayette Co. Drug Sweep

BROWNSVILLE (KDKA) — A drug sweep in Fayette County netted 16 arrests on Wednesday, including that of a former school board member.

Stella Broadwater, 70, was a longtime member of the Brownsville Area School Board. 201 more words


Lincoln seeking second term as Connellsville mayor

Connellsville Mayor Greg Lincoln said he will seek the Democratic Party nomination to run for a second four­-year term in office.

The city’s finances have dramatically improved, and many new businesses have opened during his first term, he said, and he wants to keep the city moving forward. 480 more words

2017 Municipal Election

Fayette County School District To Close 4 Elementary Schools

CONNELLSVILLE (KDKA) – Some elementary schools in Fayette County are closing.

The Connellsville Area School Board has voted to close four of the district’s eight elementary schools. 358 more words