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Lawmakers seek to amend Amber Alert

A kidnapping and murder that ended with a toddler’s body being found in an Indiana County park could be the impetus for tweaking Pennsylvan… Read more


Man, Corps at odds over mowing

BLAIRSVILLE — Tom Goldberg cuts the grass every summer out back of the house that his mother, Portia Goldberg, owns at 319 N. Liberty St. Read more


Police: Ford City man leads troopers on 35-mile chase

DIXONVILLE — A Ford City man is facing multiple charges stemming from an incident last week in Clymer and a high-speed chase that stretched… Read more


Area tow truck driver killed by his vehicle

McKEESPORT — An Indiana County tow truck driver lost his life early Tuesday while repossessing a pickup truck, when he became pinned under … Read more


Purchase Line's win sets up rematch

PURCHASE LINE — The Purchase Line Red Dragons are ready to go. Read more

Indiana County news


Rep. Dush running for Senate seat, not AG

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Council adds two seats to rec and parks board

BLAIRSVILLE — In a community where volunteerism seems to exceed a need for people to serve, the town council has officially increased the n… Read more


Girl raises money for K-9

A second-grader moved by the slaying of a police officer in the Allegheny Valley has been raising money ever since for a police dog or K-9 … Read more


Jack nominated to fill vacancy

Maria Jack, a deputy in the Indiana County Office of Register & Recorder, has been nominated by the Indiana County Republican Committee… Read more


Work beginning on Oakland Avenue project

The $18 million, three-year effort to widen a mile and a half of Oakland Avenue through the heart of White Township’s business district has… Read more

police & courts



State police at Indiana said a 17-year-old boy was cited for disorderly conduct after concealing cutting instruments from a school staff member at Indiana Area Senior High School. Read more



State police at Ebensburg said Evan P. Whited, 27, of Northern Cambria, suffered minor injuries and was treated at Conemaugh Miners Medical Center after a crash involving a pickup truck Friday at 1:40 a.m. on Number Nine Road at Bears Road. Read more


Drivers injured in three-vehicle accident

Three vehicles were towed after a Tuesday evening crash at Clark Avenue and North Sixth Street in Indiana. Read more

national & world


Bloomberg would sell business interests if elected president

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Mike Bloomberg would sell the financial data and media company he created in the 1980s — which bears his name and made… Read more


Hat's off: Court reverses trooper firing over lost headgear

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina state trooper shouldn't have been fired for losing his hat and lying about it, an appeals court ruled… Read more


Jury ends 1st day of deliberations in Weinstein's rape trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial ended their first day of deliberations Tuesday with lots of questions and no verdic… Read more



IUP men move up to No. 8 in basketball poll

IUP moved up one spot to No. 8 in this week’s National Association of Basketball Coaches Division II men’s poll. Read more


Penguins moves into first place in division

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Tuesday ni… Read more


Indiana hockey team wins in OT

HARMER TOWNSHIP — Zach Eisenhower scored 2:36 into overtime to lift Indiana to a 5-4 victory over Fox Chapel in a PIHL Varsity A interdivis… Read more

opinion & letters


More investigation complaints

Attorney General William Barr is looking into the murky origins of the politically charged Justice Department investigations that have roil… Read more


Democrats of the living dead

MADRID — I’m in Spain right now, talking about zombie ideas — ideas that should have been killed by evidence, but just keep lurching along.… Read more


'Project Hope' aims to help district

Recently, I was part of a small group of local leaders who gathered to discuss how we could collectively work together to make Indiana Coun… Read more



Charles R. Bianco

Charles “Chuck” Robert Bianco Sr., 45, of Indiana, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in his home. Read more


Shirley A. Kalwasinski

Shirley A. Kalwasinski, 70, Northern Cambria, passed away Sunday, Feb.16, 2020. Read more


Nicholas S. Ruland

Nicholas Sage Ruland, 73, formerly of Indiana, passed away suddenly on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in the Memory Impaired Unit (MIU) of the Gree… Read more

Upcoming Events

IJHS Drama Club to present "Fiddler on the Roof"

A classic and beloved Broadway musical Read more

Vera Bradley Bingo

Vera Bradley Bingo will be held Feb. 23 at the Coral Graceton Volunteer Fire Hall, 437 First St., C… Read more

Indiana Mall and Renda Broadcasting Free Bridal Show

The Indiana Mall and Renda Broadcasting Free Bridal Show will be held Feb. 23 at the Indiana Mall, … Read more


Weather Today

Sunny. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the low 20s.


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Sunny. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the low 20s.

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