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On-Air Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real time

On-Air Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real time

The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV screens to horrified viewers the world over via social media.

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Caviezel: Stewart's advice has guided his life, career Caviezel: Stewart's advice has guided his life, career
8 minutes ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — “Make good movies,” Jimmy Stewart told him. [Read More]
PETS OF THE WEEK: Area shelters offer animals for adoption PETS OF THE WEEK: Area shelters offer animals for adoption
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Several dogs and cats are available for adoption from the Indiana County Humane Society’s animal shelter at 191 Airport Road, White Township, and from Four Footed Friends along Beck Road, White Township. [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: Close call at festival CARL KOLOGIE: Close call at festival
18 minutes ago -
What started out as a great day almost turned out to be a disaster. [Read More]
IT'S HAPPENING HERE IT'S HAPPENING HERE
24 minutes ago -
This information is provided by the Indiana County Tourist Bureau. Times and dates are subject to change. All events are held in Indiana, unless otherwise noted. [Read More]
'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Make time to rest 'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Make time to rest
15 hours ago - - MICHELE HUEY
One of the things I enjoy doing in the evenings after supper (besides watch the Pirates game) is to put a jigsaw puzzle together on my Kindle. [Read More]
PennDOT lists construction schedule for week PennDOT lists construction schedule for week
15 hours ago -
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has scheduled the following maintenance and construction projects in Indiana County for next week. [Read More]
Dairy Dell eatery now home to Pizza House Dairy Dell eatery now home to Pizza House
15 hours ago -
The Dairy Dell eatery featured home-cooked meals and ice cream. [Read More]
Happy Homemakers to meet Happy Homemakers to meet
15 hours ago -
The Happy Homemakers will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Trinity United Methodist Church, located at Fourth and Church streets, Indiana. The theme for this month is patriotic. [Read More]
Library announces free events for week Library announces free events for week
15 hours ago -
The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs next week: [Read More]
In the Spotlight: Homer City Church of the Nazarene In the Spotlight: Homer City Church of the Nazarene
15 hours ago -
The Homer City Church of the Nazarene was started in November 1930. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks stick to process IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks stick to process
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It wasn’t the prettiest scrimmage he’s been a part of, but Curt Cignetti wasn’t complaining Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: IHS golfers improve to 3-0 AROUND THE AREA: IHS golfers improve to 3-0
16 hours ago -
Indiana improved to 3-0 by edging Hempfield, 192-196, in an WPIAL Section 1-AAA boys’ golf match Friday at Indiana Country Club. [Read More]
IHS football players spread the love IHS football players spread the love
16 hours ago - - JAMIE EMPFIELD
The Indiana First Down Boosters recently made a donation to Citizens’ Ambulance Service as part of the “Love Bears All Things” program. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks will play Terps, Panthers IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks will play Terps, Panthers
16 hours ago -
The IUP women’s basketball team has lined up two exhibition games with Division I schools for the 2015-16 season. [Read More]
Blue Thunder team sweeps Maryland tournament Blue Thunder team sweeps Maryland tournament
3 days ago -
The PA Blue Thunder varsity girls’ basketball team went undefeated and won the championship in its final tournament of the season, the Summer Slam Tournament, which was held July 25 and 26 in Ocean City, Md. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana girls score first win HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana girls score first win
3 days ago -
Indiana earned its first win by outlasting Punxsutawney, 200-215, in a non-conference girls’ golf match Wednesday at Meadow Lane Golf Course. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: IHS girls win season opener HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: IHS girls win season opener
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GREENSBURG — Indiana won its season opener by nipping Greensburg Salem, 3-2, in a WPIAL non-section girls’ tennis match Wednesday. [Read More]
Saltsburg sets 3-on-3 tourney Saltsburg sets 3-on-3 tourney
3 days ago -
SALTSBURG — The Saltsburg Junior High School Cheerleaders Boosters are holding a 3-on-3 basketball tournament for players of all ages on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the high school and elementary school. [Read More]
Meadow Lane names winners Meadow Lane names winners
3 days ago -
The Meadow Lane Ladies 18-Hole Golf League named its winners from Wednesday’s event. [Read More]
SOCCER: IJHS team takes season opener SOCCER: IJHS team takes season opener
3 days ago -
Indiana defeated East Allegheny, 7-2, to win its season opener in a junior high school boys’ soccer match Wednesday. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police cited Travis Dickey, 21, of Frederick, Md., with violation of the noise ordinance at 3:41 p.m. Saturday when officers investigated a report of loud music being played at his local residence, 643 Locust St., officers reported. [Read More]
INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Guy Haberl, of Indiana. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
15 hours ago -
Indiana police responded at 5:21 a.m. Thursday to the 500 block of Philadelphia Street for a report of a man walking around and not wearing pants. [Read More]
Deputy fatally shot while pumping gas Deputy fatally shot while pumping gas
16 hours ago -
HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in uniform was shot and killed Friday night while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, according to authorities. [Read More]
Former prep school student convicted of sex charges Former prep school student convicted of sex charges
16 hours ago -
CONCORD, N.H. — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape Friday but convicted of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl. [Read More]
Two-vehicle accident on Route 119 Two-vehicle accident on Route 119
2 days ago - - TERI ENCISO
One person was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 7 p.m. Thursday at Old Route 119 and Greenview Drive. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
2 days ago -
Indiana University of Pennsylvania observed a man staggering and stumbling along the walkway between Stright and Johnson halls at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday. [Read More]
Woman fined for watching arrest
2 days ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh woman is facing a $300 fine for not leaving the scene of a crime when told to do so. [Read More]
On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger
2 days ago -
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
3 days ago -
Borough police received a report that someone damaged a pot of flowers and stole several landscape lights from a residence in the 100 block of South Fifth Street between 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 30 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 30
38 minutes ago -
If you see these people today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Sarah Grove and Craig Pluchinsky ENGAGEMENT: Sarah Grove and Craig Pluchinsky
15 hours ago -
Sarah Grove and Craig Pluchinsky, both of Indiana, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
WEDDING: Pavlick and Hong WEDDING: Pavlick and Hong
15 hours ago -
Megan Pavlick, of Homer City, daughter of Bernie and Robin Pavlick, and Hyun Hong, of Seoul, South Korea, son of Duok Hong and Sundan Jo, were united in marriage on May 24, 2015. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 29
16 hours ago -
Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
16 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 28, 2015: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
From the Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 27, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 28 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 28
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Marie Berezansky and Tyler Clevenger ENGAGEMENT: Marie Berezansky and Tyler Clevenger
3 days ago -
Steve and Pam Berezansky, of Indiana, announce the engagement of their daughter, Marie, to Tyler Clevenger, son of Tim and Tracey Clevenger, of Clymer. [Read More]
1st BIRTHDAY: Jeffrey McCullough III 1st BIRTHDAY: Jeffrey McCullough III
3 days ago -
Jeffrey Lee “JJ” McCullough III celebrated his first birthday on April 17. He is the son of Kimberly and Jeffrey McCullough Jr., of Armstrong Township. [Read More]
96th BIRTHDAY: June Emigh 96th BIRTHDAY: June Emigh
3 days ago -
June Emigh, of Clymer, will be 96 on Monday. [Read More]

All World News

 
Gulf Coast marks Katrina's fury, celebrates rebirth Gulf Coast marks Katrina's fury, celebrates rebirth
28 minutes ago -
NEW ORLEANS — As the church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, the 80-year-old woman wept softly into a tissue as she leaned against her rusting Oldsmobile near a Catholic church in Mississippi. [Read More]
Deputy ambush suspect charged Deputy ambush suspect charged
28 minutes ago -
HOUSTON — Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials described as a “senseless and cowardly act.” [Read More]
As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals not met
28 minutes ago -
LOS ANGELES — Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected though still below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing. [Read More]
Fast food's new target: The snack attack Fast food's new target: The snack attack
28 minutes ago -
NEW YORK — After years of slinging super-sized servings, some fast-food chains are starting to see the benefits of offering daintier bites. [Read More]
VIEWING HARRISBURG: Sanctions to suspend Kane's law license could spark fight
43 minutes ago -
HARRISBURG — With Attorney General Kathleen Kane battling criminal charges and increasingly isolated from Pennsylvania’s legal and law enforcement communities, many eyes have turned to whether the state’s highest court will invoke a rarely-used sanction to quickly suspend her law license. [Read More]
Man convicted of murder
48 minutes ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man who escaped from a halfway house while serving a drunken driving sentence has been convicted of third-degree murder in a stabbing death outside a bar last summer. [Read More]
Trial date set for Plum teacher
48 minutes ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trial is scheduled Oct. 22 for a western Pennsylvania teacher accused of having intimidated a student who alleged that another teacher had sex with her. [Read More]
Obama to talk climate change
48 minutes ago -
WASHINGTON — With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil. [Read More]
Malaysia rally for Najib's resignation enters 2nd day Malaysia rally for Najib's resignation enters 2nd day
48 minutes ago -
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Protesters demanding the resignation of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal remained on the streets of the capital Sunday, after the first day of the massive rally passed peacefully despite police warnings that the gathering was illegal. [Read More]
Citizens taking video of police facing arrest Citizens taking video of police facing arrest
48 minutes ago -
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. — Thomas Demint’s voice is heard only briefly on the eight-minute video he took of police officers arresting two of his friends, and body-slamming their mother. “I’m videotaping this, sir,” he tells an officer. “I’m just videotaping this.” [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Another state agency asks for more money Letter to the editor: Another state agency asks for more money
8 minutes ago -
Well now, the game commission needs to raise rates because they need over $80 million a year to operate. Here we go with another government entity taking more. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The vanishing American dream Letter to the editor: The vanishing American dream
8 minutes ago -
Obviously, a county property reassessment was necessary. Death and taxes are inevitable. But the formula used in Indiana County is flawed. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: State required tax hike for pension system Letter to the editor: State required tax hike for pension system
8 minutes ago -
As Paul Harvey used to say: Now, the rest of the story. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Look at the facts before buying a gun Letter to the editor: Look at the facts before buying a gun
2 days ago -
I am writing in response to the article headlined “Armed and Feminine” published in the Aug. 16 edition of this newspaper. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reassessment overlooks vital factors Letter to the editor: Reassessment overlooks vital factors
2 days ago -
With the Indiana County reassessment on everyone’s mind, it is interesting to note that the problem started prior to the Revolutionary War when straight line property line courses and distances were measured to the center of existing roads. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: In support of Commissioner Mike Baker Letter to the editor: In support of Commissioner Mike Baker
2 days ago -
I would like to comment on a few of the accusations made by Larry Stadtmiller against Commissioner Mike Baker. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who is satisfied with appeal process? Letter to the Editor: Who is satisfied with appeal process?
3 days ago -
In the Aug. 21 edition of the Gazette, there was an article published about Larry Stadtmiller’s response to the demand that he leave his position on the Indiana County Board of Assessment Appeals. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Property owners deserve fair, correct reassessment Letter to the Editor: Property owners deserve fair, correct reassessment
3 days ago -
I recently attended a tax reassessment meeting at the Indiana County Court House. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Let experience be guide on taxes Letter to the Editor: Let experience be guide on taxes
3 days ago -
Having been an Indiana Area school director in the past, I recall the school board had to lower its millage on two occasions because of tax assessments. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: 'Southpaw' a pleasure in renovated theater Letter to the Editor: 'Southpaw' a pleasure in renovated theater
3 days ago -
My husband and I went to see “Southpaw” at the refurbished Indiana Mall Cinemas. [Read More]
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