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Jordan Brown, Five Years Later: Slaying shocks community; case drags on
First in a Series: It’s been five years since Jordan Brown, then 11, was charged with fatally shooting his father’s pregnant fianceé. Family members on both sides are still searching for answers.
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Sheetz to break ground in May
Sheetz plans to break ground in May for a new store in Union Township. Dave Hazelett, Sheetz director of real estate, said Tuesday that construction is expected to begin in mid-May with an anticipated opening Nov. 2
Family collects 15,000 pounds of shoes to raise funds for adoption
Collecting 15,000 pounds of footwear seemed an impossible task for the Kelliher family. Yesterday, though, that dream became a reality.
Photo Gallery, Story: More than 75 jump in the lake during Polar Plunge
The temperature was 22 degrees. A cold wind blew across the frozen surface of Lake Arthur, while a winter sun darted in and out of gray clouds. Yet large crowds gathered at the edge of the ice, and on the signal, they all jumped into the lake.
Fifth-graders’ hearts in the right place
Six fifth-graders at George Washington Intermediate Elementary School won a lot of hearts for Valentine’s Day. And they sold just about as many.
Town mourns sisters killed in Pittsburgh
This typical Midwest river city shed a collective, heartfelt tear Friday for two close-knit sisters murdered 650 miles away in a big city tragedy that’s baffled family, friends and police investigators.
County employees accept contract
Two government bargaining units have come to terms with Lawrence County on their contracts. The workers, members of Construction and General Laborers Union Local 964, voted Feb. 7 in favor of the proposed contracts, which will grant raises in each of the three years.
Family loses everything in early morning fire
A Neshannock Township family lost everything in a fire that gutted their home Wednesday morning. In addition, James Cross, 16, was taken by helicopter to Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh where he is listed in critical condition in the intensive care unit.
Traffic study sought for fatal accident intersection
Officials will ask for a safety study at the intersection where a woman died in a Jan. 11 traffic accident. The North Beaver Township supervisors agreed Monday to ask the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to study the intersection of Route 317 and State Line Road.
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