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Indiana man faces trial in strangulation death

Indiana man faces trial in strangulation death

Charges were held for trial in the Indiana County Court of Common Pleas against the man accused in the strangulation death of his fraternity brother, though his defense lawyer argued that pathologists didn’t find medical evidence to support the charges.

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Indiana to perform '44 Plays for 44 Presidents' Indiana to perform '44 Plays for 44 Presidents'
58 minutes ago - - BRUCE SISKAWICZ
Indiana Senior High School will present “44 Plays for 44 Presidents” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. [Read More]
Tax payments due Monday
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Indiana Borough Tax Collector Bill Lundstrom and White Township Tax Collector Jeff Mack remind borough and township property owners and residents that the deadline for paying 2017 spring real estate taxes and county per capita taxes at the discount amount is Monday. [Read More]
INDIANA AREA: Board divided over issue of arming teachers INDIANA AREA: Board divided over issue of arming teachers
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
The Indiana school directors on Monday came up divided on whether they believe teachers ought to be allowed to carry firearms in school as a safety precaution. [Read More]
Alternate Indiana school plan too costly, superintendent says Alternate Indiana school plan too costly, superintendent says
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
There was some talk but no formal action Monday on the Indiana Area School District’s plan for $32.2 million of construction and the realignment of the elementary schools. [Read More]
Tax increase expected, Marion Center directors say Tax increase expected, Marion Center directors say
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — With a month remaining before the Marion Center Area School District directors must approve a tentative 2017-18 budget, district administrators again Monday recommended the school board, at a minimum, increase taxes enough to recoup revenue the district will lose. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2017: Kellar announces bid for tax collector CAMPAIGN 2017: Kellar announces bid for tax collector
1 day ago -
Patty Kellar is seeking the Republican nomination for Rayne Township tax collector in the Marion Center School District. [Read More]
Winners announced in Academic Project Fair Winners announced in Academic Project Fair
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An Academic Project Fair for students at Indiana’s Ben Franklin and Eisenhower elementary schools was held April 20 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. [Read More]
SEEDS OF WELLNESS: IRMC honors hospital volunteers
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SEEDS OF WELLNESS: IRMC honors hospital volunteers
1 day ago - - STEVE WOLFE
As we turn the calendar to April, many of us look forward to the warmer weather and sprouts of color that are on the horizon. [Read More]
IUP's Lively Arts to present musical 'HMS Pinafore' IUP's Lively Arts to present musical 'HMS Pinafore'
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The Lively Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players in “HMS Pinafore” as the grand finale of its 2016-17 Ovations! season. [Read More]
S&T Bank officials ring closing bell at Nasdaq S&T Bank officials ring closing bell at Nasdaq
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S&T Bancorp Inc., the holding company for Indiana-based S&T Bank, rang the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell Monday in honor of its 25-year Nasdaq listing anniversary. [Read More]

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Trio of teams join Indiana County League Trio of teams join Indiana County League
1 hour ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
The Indiana County League survived the winter. [Read More]
IUP TENNIS: Crimson Hawks earn top seed in region IUP TENNIS: Crimson Hawks earn top seed in region
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The IUP women’s tennis team garnered the top seed for the first time in school history and will host the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region championships, which begin Monday at IUP’s Maple Street Courts. [Read More]
Steelers basketball team coming to KCAC Steelers basketball team coming to KCAC
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The Pittsburgh Steelers basketball team will play at the KCAC at 8 p.m. Thursday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Indiana scores another key win HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Indiana scores another key win
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Indiana ace Lauren Bertig fired her second three-hit shutout in as many days, and just like their win over Mount Pleasant on Monday, the Indians came up with a timely hit to make the difference in a key victory. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: IHS girls win track meet AROUND THE AREA: IHS girls win track meet
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The Indiana High School girls’ track and field team defeated visiting Penn-Trafford, 93-57, on Tuesday. [Read More]
Youth takes spring gobbler Youth takes spring gobbler
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Bradley Anthony, 15, of Plumville, bagged a turkey in Washington Township during the youth hunt on April 22 [Read More]
Outdoor sporting events listed
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Hunting-, fishing- and outdoor-oriented groups have scheduled several activities for sportsmen in the coming weeks: [Read More]
Rams keep Wolves in funk Rams keep Wolves in funk
1 day ago -
Ligonier Valley stayed on a roll and handed West Shamokin its third straight loss, 13-0, in a Heritage Conference baseball game Monday in NuMine that was shortened to six innings due to the mercy rule. [Read More]
Bertig, Indians score shutout Bertig, Indians score shutout
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On a day when Indiana’s Lauren Bertig tossed her best game of the season, Emma Stossel drove in all three runs in a 3-0 win over host Mount Pleasant in a WPIAL Class 4A Section 1 softball game Monday. [Read More]
Apollo-Ridge sweeps meet Apollo-Ridge sweeps meet
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Apollo-Ridge swept Leechburg and Shady Side Academy in a WPIAL Class 2A Section 7 triangular track and field meet Monday in Spring Church. [Read More]

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Sentences handed down in county court Sentences handed down in county court
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A number of defendants were sentenced by Indiana County Judges William Martin and Thomas Bianco at hearings in February and on March 3 and 6 in the Court of Common Pleas: [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police said three students were suspected of smoking marijuana before classes Tuesday at Purchase Line High School. [Read More]
Union leader plans to plead guilty
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former union leader in Pittsburgh accused of stealing $1.5 million said he will plead guilty to federal embezzlement charges. [Read More]
Parolee accused of ramming cruiser Parolee accused of ramming cruiser
1 hour ago -
McKEESPORT (AP) — A man shot by police after allegedly ramming a cruiser in a Pittsburgh suburb and fleeing will face charges including aggravated assault, police said. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
1 hour ago -
No one was hurt when a pickup truck was rear-ended by a car Tuesday along Route 22 at the intersection with Corporate Campus Drive, according to state police. [Read More]
Police ambush killer doesn't take stand Police ambush killer doesn't take stand
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MILFORD — His fate hanging in the balance, a gunman who ambushed two state police troopers at their barracks in 2014 decided Tuesday he would not take the witness stand to try to persuade jurors to spare his life. [Read More]
Day care owner charged in death Day care owner charged in death
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EASTON (AP) — The owner of a now-closed Pennsylvania day care has been charged over the death of a 3-month-old baby who was found unresponsive last year on her first day at the facility. [Read More]
Cold case murder suspect to face court Cold case murder suspect to face court
21 hours ago -
A man with a long history of crime and drifting from state to state was ordered this afternoon to stand trial for the 1991 slaying of a White Township widow. [Read More]
Suspect in shooting on IUPatty's Day held for trial Suspect in shooting on IUPatty's Day held for trial
1 day ago - - SEAN YODER
Investigators and the surviving victim of the March 25 shooting that left an Indiana man dead testified during a preliminary hearing this morning, where the charges were ultimately held for court. [Read More]
Charges reduced against man accused in shooting Charges reduced against man accused in shooting
1 day ago - - SEAN YODER
A suspect in the shooting that left two men wounded in the early morning of March 25 in Indiana will be released from the Indiana County Jail today to return to his Army duties at Fort Campbell, Ky. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, April 26: Gazette readers' birthdays, April 26:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
Aging Services recognition luncheon held Aging Services recognition luncheon held
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AGING SERVICES INC. recently honored volunteers from six special volunteer groups during an award ceremony and dinner at the Oak Place building in Indiana. [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, April 25, 2017: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 25: Gazette readers' birthdays, April 25:
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, April 24, 2017: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 24: Gazette readers' birthdays, April 24:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
Lions win state awards Lions win state awards
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United students Ryleigh Ludwig, left, and Devin Mack were presented with the Pennsylvania State Athletic Director Association scholarship awards recently. [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Homer-Center Junior/Senior High School HONOR ROLL: Homer-Center Junior/Senior High School
3 days ago -
The following students have made the honor roll at Homer-Center Junior/Senior High School for the third marking period. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 23: Gazette readers' birthdays, April 23:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]

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Trump tax cuts face hurdles as debt mounts Trump tax cuts face hurdles as debt mounts
1 hour ago -
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing tax cuts for individuals and businesses even as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. [Read More]
Republicans work on crafting health care bill Republicans work on crafting health care bill
1 hour ago -
WASHINGTON — Leading House conservatives are saying good things about a plan to revive the GOP health care bill. But an influential GOP House moderate is opposing the proposal. [Read More]
Canada responds to lumber tariffs Canada responds to lumber tariffs
1 hour ago -
TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Tuesday that Canada and the U.S. could suffer a “thickening” border as the Trump administration imposes new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalate. [Read More]
Judge blocks effort to cut funding for sanctuary cities
1 hour ago -
A judge in San Francisco on Tuesday temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s efforts to starve localities of federal funds when they limit their cooperation with immigration enforcement, a stinging rejection of his threats to make so-called sanctuary cities fall in line. [Read More]
Lawmakers: Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken U.S. law
1 hour ago -
President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the U.S. government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizationsleaders of a House oversight committee say. [Read More]
Senate takes aim at local firearm laws Senate takes aim at local firearm laws
1 hour ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Senate is reviving legislation that’s designed to make it easier for gun owners and organizations like the National Rifle Association to challenge cities’ firearms ordinances in court. [Read More]
Lawmakers eye changes to exams
1 hour ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — More bills are emerging in the Pennsylvania Legislature to end or loosen a requirement that students pass the Keystone Exams to graduate high school. [Read More]
Police ambush killer doesn't take stand Police ambush killer doesn't take stand
1 hour ago -
MILFORD — His fate hanging in the balance, a gunman who ambushed two state police troopers at their barracks in 2014 decided Tuesday he would not take the witness stand to try to persuade jurors to spare his life. [Read More]
Parolee accused of ramming cruiser Parolee accused of ramming cruiser
1 hour ago -
McKEESPORT (AP) — A man shot by police after allegedly ramming a cruiser in a Pittsburgh suburb and fleeing will face charges including aggravated assault, police said. [Read More]
Audit rips accounting in benefit system
1 hour ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — State auditors said Tuesday that sloppy record keeping made it impossible to determine if the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry properly spent millions of dollars in recent years on an unemployment compensation system that melted down during a funding fight. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: Why our teachers need to be armed Letter to the Editor: Why our teachers need to be armed
1 day ago -
Ten years ago Seung-Hui Cho shot and killed 32 students and teachers and wounded 17 in less than 11 minutes at Virginia Tech. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Let's continue to prevent dog bites Letter to the Editor: Let's continue to prevent dog bites
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In April, the U.S. States Postal Service promoted National Dog Bite Prevention Week. [Read More]
Political letters deadline set Political letters deadline set
2 days ago -
Monday, May 1, at 5 p.m. is the deadline to submit letters related to the May 16 primary election. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: SBDCs play a vital role AS I SEE IT: SBDCs play a vital role
3 days ago -
As a director of a Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in rural southwest Pennsylvania, I am very aware that some people do not realize the significant ways in which the SBDC program continually supports the lifeblood of our economy, and I wish to provide some perspective. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Keep Rayne Township team together Letter to the Editor: Keep Rayne Township team together
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Over the past years as a resident of Rayne Township I have seen a big change in the maintenance and upkeep of my road as well as all other roads in the township. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Political leaders shouldn't fall for wall Letter to the Editor: Political leaders shouldn't fall for wall
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An open letter to U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster and U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Money couldn't save O'Reilly this time Letter to the Editor: Money couldn't save O'Reilly this time
3 days ago -
Bill O’Reilly has been shown the door by the Fox News Network. Once Roger Ailes had been fired for sexual harassment, O’Reilly was out on a limb, hanging by a thread. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: It's time to send message to board Letter to the Editor: It's time to send message to board
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When your home needs repairs, do you abandon it for a larger, more expensive house? Most of us would say no. We would choose to repair our homes, mostly because we can’t afford any other course of action. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Why is school board in such a big hurry? Letter to the Editor: Why is school board in such a big hurry?
1 week ago -
Why won’t our elected school board listen to the people that voted them into office? [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: District's democratic voice silenced Letter to the Editor: District's democratic voice silenced
1 week ago -
On Monday night, April 10, at the Indiana Area school board meeting, the democratic voice of this community was silenced. [Read More]
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