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Escapee accused in killing captured

Escapee accused in killing captured

KITTANNING — State police reported this morning that troopers captured an escaped Armstrong County Jail inmate suspected of killing a woman.

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INSIDE INDIANA: Brush Valley Day, ICHS, Fred, etc. INSIDE INDIANA: Brush Valley Day, ICHS, Fred, etc.
3 hours ago -
While the constant rains have subsided, replaced instead this week by heat and humidity, we are reminded that in just a few hours, August will be upon us. [Read More]
DEP to spray for mosquitoes DEP to spray for mosquitoes
3 hours ago -
The Department of Environmental Protection will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of nuisance mosquitoes on Monday in parts of in Shelocta Borough and Armstrong Township. [Read More]
Enter to Win: The Photo Run contest Enter to Win: The Photo Run contest
6 hours ago -
If you love to run, you know having a great pair of sneakers is important. That's why GingerbreadMan Running Co. is sponsoring The Indiana Gazette's Photo Run contest! [Read More]
OSHA called to investigate cadmium exposure at plant OSHA called to investigate cadmium exposure at plant
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
A federal agency has opened an investigation of an industrial accident that sent 17 workers to Indiana Regional Medical Center for treatment of chemical exposure. [Read More]
Officers installed for TOPS organization Officers installed for TOPS organization
1 day ago -
Take off Pounds Sensibly recently installed new officers. [Read More]
Brush Valley Day to be held Saturday Brush Valley Day to be held Saturday
1 day ago -
The 42nd annual Brush Valley Day will be held Saturday at the Brush Valley fire department grounds. [Read More]
Photos of the Week
Photos
Photos of the Week
1 day ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR, KAYLA GRUBE
Each week, the Gazette presents the people and places of the Indiana County area through the eyes of Gazette photographers and our readers. [Read More]
Bluegrass festival a fun time for the whole family Bluegrass festival a fun time for the whole family
1 day ago - - CALEB MURPHY
The bluegrass festival in Cherry Tree is run family style. Somewhat of a free-for-all. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
1 day ago -
Every Thursday, get the Gazette‘s complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It‘s all one click away in the entertainment center. [Read More]
Eliza Furnace to be featured Eliza Furnace to be featured
1 day ago -
Friends of the Parks will present a guided tour of the Eliza Furnace in Vintondale — along the Ghost Town Trail — on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. [Read More]

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ICL BASEBALL: West Lebanon advances to title game ICL BASEBALL: West Lebanon advances to title game
3 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
BLAIRSVILLE — The hits just didn’t fall this time for Blairsville, and for the first time in the back-and-forth series, a come-from-behind win didn’t play out. [Read More]
Youth team advances to regional tournament Youth team advances to regional tournament
3 hours ago -
Gavin Homer, standing, fourth from left, of Indiana, helped the Iron Horse Sports baseball team win the Northwest State Championship tournament recently. [Read More]
Trail race slated for Aug. 15 Trail race slated for Aug. 15
3 hours ago -
DILLTOWN — The Indiana Road Runners Club will conduct the Run For The Trail 7K Run and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 15. [Read More]
Hollis wins in ladies league Hollis wins in ladies league
3 hours ago -
Ann Hollis won the play of the day, subtract your putts from your total score, in the Indian Springs Tuesday Morning Ladies Golf League. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Penn Township wins regional title YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Penn Township wins regional title
1 day ago -
The newly spawned rivalry between Penn Township and Wesleyville ended in fitting fashion in the championship game of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Region baseball tournament Wednesday at First Commonwealth Field. [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL: Colts force decisive Game 5 ICL BASEBALL: Colts force decisive Game 5
1 day ago -
Bobby Thompson smacked an RBI single in the eighth inning to drive in the eventual game-winning run, lifting Blairsville to a 9-8 win over West Lebanon in Game 4 of the semifinal round of the Indiana County League playoffs Wednesday at Bertolino Field. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Crimson Hawks name new coach IUP ROUNDUP: Crimson Hawks name new coach
1 day ago -
IUP hired Scott Pennewill to lead the women’s volleyball program. [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Blairsville, New Derry stay alive ICL BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Blairsville, New Derry stay alive
2 days ago -
One-run games remained the norm in the Indiana County League semifinals on Tuesday. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Title, state berth remain on line YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Title, state berth remain on line
2 days ago -
Penn Township plated six runs in the first inning and bounced back from its first loss in the tournament by routing Armstrong, 12-5, in the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Tuesday at First Commonwealth Field. [Read More]
Two fire aces at Chetremon
2 days ago -
CHERRY TREE — Two players recorded a hole-in-one at Chetremon Golf Course on Friday and Sunday. [Read More]

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Police withdraw drug charges Police withdraw drug charges
3 hours ago -
Indiana Borough police on Wednesday withdrew narcotics charges that had been filed July 9 against a former star basketball player at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
3 hours ago -
State police said they will file charges against a 22-year-old Indiana man for possessing a small amount of marijuana at The Grove Apartments at 100 Grove Lane July 13 at 1:45 a.m. [Read More]
Ex-university officer makes bail in motorist's killing Ex-university officer makes bail in motorist's killing
3 hours ago -
Two University of Cincinnati police officers who were present when a colleague shot and killed a motorist were placed on paid leave, a university spokesman said Thursday, while a judge set bail of $1 million for the officer at the center of the case. [Read More]
Lawsuit filed over shooting at township building Lawsuit filed over shooting at township building
3 hours ago -
The widow of a victim of a 2013 shooting at a municipal building has filed a federal lawsuit against township officials and a county sheriff, alleging they knew the gunman was mentally unstable and capable of violence but failed to provide security at a township meeting where he opened fire. [Read More]
Escapee suspected in Armstrong County homicide Escapee suspected in Armstrong County homicide
18 hours ago -
KITTANNING — State police this afternoon reported that an inmate who escaped from Armstrong County Jail now is suspected of a murder and vehicle theft. [Read More]
Armstrong County Jail inmate escapes Armstrong County Jail inmate escapes
1 day ago -
RAYBURN TOWNSHIP — State police at Kittanning are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Armstrong County Jail at 6:35 a.m. today. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
A burglar broke a board covering a counter door to get inside the concession stand at the Mack Park swimming pool June 16, state police at Indiana said today. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
1 day ago -
Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle collision at 10:44 a.m. July 23 on Route 217 south of Don Street, state police at Greensburg said today. [Read More]
Accused teacher to stand trial
1 day ago -
PLUM (AP) — A suspended English teacher accused of having had sex with a student has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he tried to intimidate the girl by contacting her with a school-issued laptop. [Read More]
Fire damages building at Penn State Fire damages building at Penn State
1 day ago -
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State says a late-night fire damaged a classroom and left the building smelling like smoke. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, July 31 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 31
3 hours ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
3 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 30, 2015: [Read More]
2ND BIRTHDAY: Chloe Battick 2ND BIRTHDAY: Chloe Battick
1 day ago -
Chloe Regan Battick turns 2 years old today. She is the daughter of Frank Battick and Wendy Nemeth Battick, of Ernest. [Read More]
Birth marks fifth generation for family Birth marks fifth generation for family
1 day ago -
The arrival of Ryleigh Greek marked the fifth generation of the Yanoschick family. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 30 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 30
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
1 day ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 29, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 29 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 29
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 28, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers birthdays, July 28 Gazette readers birthdays, July 28
3 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
3 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 27, 2015: [Read More]

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Wing part fuels hope of finding lost plane Wing part fuels hope of finding lost plane
3 hours ago -
SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion — Searchers scoured Reunion’s shoreline for debris and investigators prepared to load a wing fragment onto a plane bound for France today to learn whether the aircraft remnant could help unlock the mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. [Read More]
Zimbabwe: Lion killer's extradition being sought Zimbabwe: Lion killer's extradition being sought
3 hours ago -
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and arrow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said today. [Read More]
Restaurant succeeds as it raises wages, menu prices Restaurant succeeds as it raises wages, menu prices
3 hours ago -
SEATTLE — Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don’t have to tip at Ivar’s Salmon House on Seattle’s Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city’s $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule. [Read More]
Intel: ISIS remains as strong as ever
3 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, American intelligence agencies have concluded. [Read More]
Pittsburgh tries to keep Macy’s names
3 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The city of Pittsburgh is trying to secure the naming rights of a restaurant and cafe from Macy’s in hopes that both will live on after the landmark store is closed. [Read More]
Post-Gazette offers newsroom buyouts
3 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A union at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said some newsroom employees are being offered buyouts. [Read More]
Confederate flags placed at Martin Luther King's church Confederate flags placed at Martin Luther King's church
3 hours ago -
ATLANTA — Surveillance cameras caught images of two white males laying Confederate battle flags on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church, but it wasn't clear whether they had committed a crime. [Read More]
Congress OKs 3-month highway, transit aid patch
3 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before the deadline for a cutoff of funds. [Read More]
Ex-university officer makes bail in motorist's killing Ex-university officer makes bail in motorist's killing
3 hours ago -
Two University of Cincinnati police officers who were present when a colleague shot and killed a motorist were placed on paid leave, a university spokesman said Thursday, while a judge set bail of $1 million for the officer at the center of the case. [Read More]
Obama taps four for Pennsylvania judgeships
3 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama has nominated four veteran judges to serve on the federal bench in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

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AS I SEE IT: Natural gas powering our economy AS I SEE IT: Natural gas powering our economy
3 hours ago -
As most Pennsylvanians know, we are producing more natural gas than all but one other state, thanks to the prolific supplies of gas in the Marcellus and other formations. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The time to act is now Letter to the Editor: The time to act is now
2 days ago -
It’s time to take our county back. Many of you have grown up here, went to school or college here, worked, raised your families here. Many are “transplants,” having moved here for work. We have all enjoyed what this county has to offer. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Lobbying for medical care Letter to the Editor: Lobbying for medical care
2 days ago -
What if you called 911 and no one responded? Across the state of Pennsylvania many areas are facing this as a reality. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Commissioners should show their concern Letter to the Editor: Commissioners should show their concern
3 days ago -
The following is a quote from the Indiana County commissioners on the recent tax reassessment: “We are also very concerned with the senior population who yet do not clearly understand the effect of their tax notice or their ability to pay.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Appreciating God's 'true colors' Letter to the Editor: Appreciating God's 'true colors'
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Considering that God is “Love,” it’s obvious by living under our creator’s supervision that we’ll prosper in a loving and righteous way. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: What do you have to say, commissioners? Letter to the editor: What do you have to say, commissioners?
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What do you say? Commissioners, what do you say to the 83-year-old lady who lives by herself as a widow living off her Social Security but feels secure in her home because her late husband built it with his own hands? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: One-third needs to be heard on reassessment Letter to the editor: One-third needs to be heard on reassessment
5 days ago -
The Third needs to be heard: This is not against paying taxes. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: When the Bible meets the law Letter to the editor: When the Bible meets the law
6 days ago -
An interesting caricature of God has emerged — both in recent Gazette letters and elsewhere — that seem to portray him as a sort of whimsical destroyer, intent on annihilating America in response to its legalization of same-sex marriage. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Next Indiana board should consider this Letter to the editor: Next Indiana board should consider this
1 week ago -
At least three current Indiana school board members will be gone the first week of December and the two lowest overall vote-getters in the primary are current board members, so as many as five (the majority of the board) are likely to be replaced by new members. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Publicly shamed for simple forgetfulness Letter to the editor: Publicly shamed for simple forgetfulness
1 week ago -
I was baffled when I came home on Friday, July 10. A huge yellow piece of paper was on my door for the whole neighborhood to see that I made one mistake. I accidentally left my garbage can out Thursday into Friday morning. [Read More]
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