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Somerset County (Pennsylvania)

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  • Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run Killing Of Woman Saving Dog

    Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run Killing Of Woman Saving Dog
    A man is under arrest in the hit-and-run killing of a New Jersey woman who was trying to save a dog on a Somerset Township road, police announced Wednesday. Police believe Brian C. McCauslin, from Pennsylvania, was driving the black Ford F-250 pickup...
  • 'Fitting' memorial to be unveiled in Shanksville

    'Fitting' memorial to be unveiled in Shanksville
    SHANKSVILLE, Somerset County — In the remote, rolling hills near this tiny southwestern Pennsylvania borough, signs of thunderous jolts that shook the town on Sept. 11, 2001, and then rippled across the world, have mostly faded. The 40-foot deep...
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike to Close Overnight

    Pennsylvania Turnpike to Close Overnight
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike alerts motorists traveling between Donegal Interchange(Exit #91) and Somerset Interchange(Exit #110) of a four-hour closure beginning at 11:45 p.m. on May 19 and ending at approximately 4 a.m. on May 20, for an overhead bridge...
  • Bill Would Give Congressional Medals to Flight 93 Memorial

    Bill Would Give Congressional Medals to Flight 93 Memorial
    The Senate unanimously passed S. 1239, the Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act, Friday. The bill, introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) honors victims of 9/11 by authorizing the President to award Congressional Medals to the Flight 93...
  • Federal Government Buys Land for Flight 93 Memorial

    Federal Government Buys Land for Flight 93 Memorial
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the government will pay $9.5 million to acquire land so the Flight 93 National Memorial can be built by the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Salazar said Monday that the National Park Service has reached...
  • Government Plans to Build Flight 93 Memorial

    Government Plans to Build Flight 93 Memorial
    The federal government has reached a deal with landowners in western Pennsylvania; they're building the Flight 93 memorial. The government will pay 8 landowners a combined $9.5 million dollars for the land, avoiding the use of eminent domain. Flight 93...
  • Northampton quadruple homicide: 'Some people can't be fixed'

    Gloria Sieber still remembers the chilling coldness in admitted killer Michael Ballard's eyes. It was 1992, and a Lehigh County judge had asked Ballard if he had anything to say to the family of the man he stabbed to death. Ballard, then 19, had...
  • 8th Anniversary of September 11th Remembered in Shanksville

    8th Anniversary of September 11th Remembered in Shanksville
    It's a day of remembrance all across the nation as Americans pay tribute to the victims of the September 11th attacks. Somerset County changed forever when Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville eight years ago. A ceremony will be held there today to...
  • Hundreds Expected at Flight 93 Crash Site in Pa.

    Hundreds Expected at Flight 93 Crash Site in Pa.
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge will be at the western Pennsylvania crash site of Flight 93 for the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Powell will deliver the keynote speech. He will join...