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National Guard called in to keep the peace in Baltimore

National Guard called in to keep the peace in Baltimore

National Guardsmen fanned out across the city, police with riot shields blocked streets, and firefighters doused smoldering blazes Tuesday after looting and arson erupted in Baltimore following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.

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Engineers test strength of dam at Blue Spruce Park Engineers test strength of dam at Blue Spruce Park
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Engineers with Ackenheil Engineers in Pittsburgh, drilled for core samples Monday at the breast of the Cummings Dam at Blue Spruce Park. [Read More]
Candidates Night forum set Candidates Night forum set
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Candidates running for school board in the Indiana Area School District will meet for a public forum on the campaign issues next week at Indiana Area Senior High School auditorium. [Read More]
Student selected for IUP scholarship
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Callie Shaw, a nutrition major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from Indiana, has been selected for an Addison Gibson Foundation Scholarship. [Read More]
SEEDS OF WELLNESS: Follow-up care is important SEEDS OF WELLNESS: Follow-up care is important
4 hours ago - - STEVE WOLFE
Recently hospitalized? Follow-up care is so important. [Read More]
Volunteer opportunities listed Volunteer opportunities listed
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Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a résumé. [Read More]
Water flushing scheduled
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The Indiana County Municipal Services Authority will flush water systems from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following days at the following locations: [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor How to submit a letter to the editor
13 hours ago -
The Indiana Gazette welcomes letters to the editor and will endeavor to print readers’ letters in a timely manner. [Read More]
Organizers looking for help with Big Day of Serving Organizers looking for help with Big Day of Serving
1 day ago - - KAYLA CIOFFO
Indiana Alliance Church is looking for community members to contribute to a widespread service project on June 6 in Indiana. [Read More]
Kids, parents join Fishing Derby
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Kids, parents join Fishing Derby
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The Ed Lucas’ 14th annual Kid’s Fishing Derby was Sunday at Dixon Run in Clymer. [Read More]
Coal Run/McIntyre Fire Department gets grant
1 day ago -
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey has announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, under the Department of Homeland Security, has awarded $42,858 in grants to the Coal Run/McIntyre Fire Department for operations and safety. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP ROUNDUP: Uhl earns PSAC honor IUP ROUNDUP: Uhl earns PSAC honor
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For the second time this season, IUP first baseman Ryan Uhl was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division hitter of the week. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Help things sink in
4 hours ago - - ZEKE WILSON
With the mentored youth trout and turkey days over, it is important to give the same youth a taste of the general population seasons. Despite the benefits of such youth days, the harvest at times can be too easy and the outing brief. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Devices help keep things dry, handy
4 hours ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Regardless of the species you fish for, managing your tackle in a manner that protects it and keeps it organized will do a lot to increase your level of enjoyment. Here are a few tips and observations along this line. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Risinger, Stingers keep Bobcats at bay HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Risinger, Stingers keep Bobcats at bay
4 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
MARION CENTER — In order to keep pace with unbeaten Marion Center in the race for the Heritage Conference softball title, Blairsville needed to beat the Stingers and the conference’s best pitcher. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Indiana bashes Derry
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Second-place Indiana jumped out to a big lead early for the third straight game, plating 10 runs in the first two innings and routing host Derry, 13-3, in a WPIAL Section 2-AAA baseball game Monday. The game was shortened to six innings due to the mercy rule. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Comets' Tomayko hits for cycle
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Emma Tomayko hit for the cycle and drove in five runs to power host Penns Manor to a 13-7 win over Blacklick Valley in a non-conference softball game Monday. [Read More]
SOCCER: Birch lifts Indiana team to win
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Tim Birch scored three goals to lead the U-10 coed Red Hawks of the Indiana Area Soccer Boosters to its first victory of the year, a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Dynamo Wolf Pack on April 19. [Read More]
LACROSSE: Watters leads IHS to victory
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Ryan Watters scored five goals to lead Indiana to a 16-7 win over Butler in a WPIAL non-section lacrosse game Monday at Andy Kuzneski Field. [Read More]
IUP SOFTBALL: Hawks split with Mercyhurst IUP SOFTBALL: Hawks split with Mercyhurst
1 day ago -
Hannah Mercer and Stefanie McCoy had four hits apiece to lead IUP in a split with Mercyhurst in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference softball doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at Podbielski Field. IUP won the opener, 5-1, but dropped the second game, 9-8, in eight innings. [Read More]
SEMI-PRO FOOTBALL: Tomahawks lose in debut SEMI-PRO FOOTBALL: Tomahawks lose in debut
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For all the work that the Indiana Tomahawks have put in since forming their team in September, they found out on Saturday at Andy Kuzneski Field that they still have some work to do after being blanked 51-0 by the Pennsylvania Jaguars in a non-league game. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Zachary M. Webb, 21, of Brookville, faces felony charges of rape and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and a misdemeanor charge of indecent assault. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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Both drivers were hurt in a two-vehicle accident on Monday at 5:30 p.m. on Route 553, according to state police in Indiana. [Read More]
Tulsa County undersheriff resigns after memo, fatal shooting Tulsa County undersheriff resigns after memo, fatal shooting
4 hours ago -
TULSA, Okla. — The No. 2 official in the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office resigned Monday after the release of a report that cited him as quashing criticisms of a volunteer deputy who would later fatally shoot a restrained man. [Read More]
Grand jury: Kane was not 'truthful' Grand jury: Kane was not 'truthful'
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HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen Kane engaged in a cover-up and lied about her role in an alleged unlawful leak of information from a 2009 investigation, according to a report by the grand jury that recommended she face criminal charges. [Read More]
Pennsylvania official in custody after six-hour SWAT standoff
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McKEES ROCKS — A small-town politician threatened to detonate propane tanks and claimed to have “thousands of rounds” available for a rifle he brandished after an argument with his son turned into a six-hour standoff with a SWAT team, police said Monday. [Read More]
Suspect arrested after crashing through Utah airport fences
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man has been arrested after crashing his car through two fences and sprinting from police onto a runway at the Salt Lake City airport early Monday. [Read More]
Defense: Colorado gunman studied mind to fix his own Defense: Colorado gunman studied mind to fix his own
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CENTENNIAL, Colo. — After nearly three years of mystery, a clearer but conflicted portrait of James Holmes emerged from the first few hours of his trial in the Colorado theater shootings. [Read More]
State's top court reinstates monsignor's landmark conviction State's top court reinstates monsignor's landmark conviction
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PHILADELPHIA — The state’s highest court on Monday reinstated the landmark child-endangerment conviction of a Roman Catholic monsignor who was the first U.S. church official ever prosecuted over his handling of sex abuse complaints. [Read More]
Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore
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Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police at Indiana today reported that a sex offender registered under Megan’s Law failed to appear in March at the state police station for the required annual verification of his address and other information. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 28 Gazette readers' birthdays, April 28
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Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Recent activity at regional hospitals: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 27:
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today .... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
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]
BOY OF THE MONTH: Brian Waryck BOY OF THE MONTH: Brian Waryck
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The Indiana Optimist Club recently selected Brian Michael Waryck as Boy of the Month for April, the 688th Boy of the Month honored since the program began. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Tim Stewart STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Tim Stewart
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The Lions Club of Rural Valley recently named Tim Stewart as West Shamokin High School’s Student of the Month for March. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Ashley Szul SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Ashley Szul
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The Women’s Civic Organization of Rural Valley recently named Ashley Szul as West Shamokin High School’s Senior of the Month for March. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Corinne Taylor SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Corinne Taylor
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The Homer City Kiwanis Club recently named Corinne Taylor as the Homer-Center High School Senior of the Month for April. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Homer-Center High School
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The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third grading period at Homer-Center High School. [Read More]

All World News

 
Tulsa County undersheriff resigns after memo, fatal shooting Tulsa County undersheriff resigns after memo, fatal shooting
4 hours ago -
TULSA, Okla. — The No. 2 official in the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office resigned Monday after the release of a report that cited him as quashing criticisms of a volunteer deputy who would later fatally shoot a restrained man. [Read More]
U.S., Japan step up cooperation on defense U.S., Japan step up cooperation on defense
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan have reached an accord to tighten defense cooperation and are pressing toward an agreement to tear down trade barriers between their two countries and across the Pacific Rim. [Read More]
Wolf, AG seek UPMC, Highmark arbitration
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. into arbitration to settle lingering disputes. [Read More]
Dozens killed in Afghanistan landslide
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KABUL, Afghanistan — A massive landslide in a remote province in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least 52 people today, a provincial official said. [Read More]
Grand jury: Kane was not 'truthful' Grand jury: Kane was not 'truthful'
4 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen Kane engaged in a cover-up and lied about her role in an alleged unlawful leak of information from a 2009 investigation, according to a report by the grand jury that recommended she face criminal charges. [Read More]
Pennsylvania official in custody after six-hour SWAT standoff
4 hours ago -
McKEES ROCKS — A small-town politician threatened to detonate propane tanks and claimed to have “thousands of rounds” available for a rifle he brandished after an argument with his son turned into a six-hour standoff with a SWAT team, police said Monday. [Read More]
Suspect arrested after crashing through Utah airport fences
4 hours ago -
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man has been arrested after crashing his car through two fences and sprinting from police onto a runway at the Salt Lake City airport early Monday. [Read More]
Defense: Colorado gunman studied mind to fix his own Defense: Colorado gunman studied mind to fix his own
4 hours ago -
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — After nearly three years of mystery, a clearer but conflicted portrait of James Holmes emerged from the first few hours of his trial in the Colorado theater shootings. [Read More]
Pilot's flight logs, Hiroshima plans for sale
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Of the 12 men who flew aboard the Enola Gay the day the U.S. B-29 Superfortress dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima 70 years ago this summer, none knew the four-engine bomber better than Capt. Robert Lewis. [Read More]
Company, managers charged in death
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LOS ANGELES — Bumble Bee Foods and two managers were charged by Los Angeles prosecutors Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: What does 'fair' mean in terms of taxes?
4 hours ago -
Mr. Donald Skillin in his April 14 letter claimed that budget deficits are the result of insufficient revenues, not excessive spending, and that this lack of revenues is a result of tax cuts “in the early 2000s.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Cal Thomas blaming the wrong people
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It was a relief to read Page 6 on Friday as we had just returned to Indiana after three fraught days in Allegheny General Hospital when the wonderful crew there had worked incredibly hard to resolve my wife’s heart issues. [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor How to submit a letter to the editor
13 hours ago -
The Indiana Gazette welcomes letters to the editor and will endeavor to print readers’ letters in a timely manner. [Read More]
Political letters deadline set
3 days ago - .
Tuesday, May 5 , at 5 p.m. is the deadline to submit letters related to the May 19 primary election. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Shusters, pere et fils
1 week ago -
Your front-page Associated Press story on U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster’s intimate relationships with 1) a lobbyist for the airline industry and 2) with the airline industry (“Shuster admits to ties with lobbyist,” April 17) was a well-reported contribution to the genre. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Indiana Area school board doing a good job
1 week ago -
I worked for PennDOT for 36-plus years. A primary rule was that every transportation improvement project is governed by two factors: safety and budget. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Living in an age of constant distraction
1 week ago -
We sit and analyze major news events from the comforts of our home, workplace and outdoor venues. Video cameras are attached to everything from animals, buildings and cars to people and law enforcement. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Indiana council should consider bike plan
1 week ago -
As many of our community’s residents are aware, spring is here. This means that more and more of us will get out the bicycles and head out for a ride. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Comments about realignment inaccurate
2 weeks ago -
As chairman of the IASD Academic Committee, I would like to clarify a few items and correct several inaccuracies in Michele Tortorella’s letter to the editor on Sunday (“Public misled on realignment’s benefits”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: People don't want county to be dump site
2 weeks ago -
In Eric Buterbaugh’s April 2 letter, “County erred in backing township action,” he did his best to try to degrade the county commissioners for becoming involved in the dispute over a waste water dump site within the county. [Read More]
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