Halloween happenings across Westmoreland County

Saturday, Oct. 27

Irwin: Downtown stores trick-or-treat, 1-3 p.m. Candy will be available for the first 500 children. Participating businesses will post an orange paper pumpkin in a front window or door.

Hempfield: Z&M Harley- Davidson, Route 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Children trick-or-treat with the theme of Magic of Harry Potter. Free event includes train ride, hot dogs, apple cider and, weather permitting, s’mores by a campfire. Dealership will match donations at the event to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Cook: Costume party and parade, 1 p.m., Cook Township Community Center, Route 711, Stahls­town, for children up to age 12; includes treat bags, games and snacks. Details: 724-238-2630.

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Arrest made in connection to suspicious packages – CNNPolitics

https://www.bradenton.com/news/state/article220667845.htmlFederal authorities have arrested a man in connection to the suspected explosive packages discovered this week, the Justice Department announced Friday.

A Florida man has been arrested in connection to the string of suspected explosive packages sent to prominent Democrats this week, law enforcement sources tell the Miami Herald and other outlets.

The Miami Herald has learned that the suspect who has been arrested is a man in his 50s from Aventura. He is being questioned by FBI agents with the Joint Terrorism Task Force since his arrest this morning at about 10 a.m.

A law enforcement source tells the Miami Herald the arrest was made at an AutoZone in Plantation at 801 S. State Road 7. Miami Herald news partner CBS4 reports a “loud explosion” was heard at the time of the arrest, possibly from an FBI flash bomb device.

Live shots from a Local 10 news helicopter show federal agents examining a white van that appeared to be covered in pro-Donald Trump and right wing stickers. Investigators covered the vehicle with a blue tarp. Police have blocked off traffic at Peters Road heading north on State Road 7.

Source: Arrest made in connection to suspicious packages – CNNPolitics

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Suspicious packages addressed to Sen. Cory Booker recovered in Florida and James Clapper in New York

A suspicious package addressed to Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., was recovered in Florida. A pair of suspicious packages addressed to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker — the 11th and 12th such parcels sent to top Democratic political figures found in the last week — were recovered in New York and Florida on Friday, according to an NYPD source and the FBI.

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Trump tells migrant caravan to turn around, as troops being sent to border | Fox News

President Trump tweeted a stern warning Thursday to the migrant caravan heading toward the United States– telling the thousands of people currently making their way through Mexico to turn around as U.S. troops are set to move to the southern border.

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Megyn Kelly possibly out as host on NBC – Huff Post

Megyn Kelly will no longer host NBC’s morning “Today” show, NPR and People reported on Thursday, citing sources with direct knowledge of the matter.

The news comes just days after Kelly received backlash for defending Halloween costumes involving blackface. Separate reports from the Daily Mail, TMZ and US Weekly on Thursday indicated Kelly was out at NBC altogether, but HuffPost could not independently confirm these reports.

Source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/megyn-kelly-morning-show-canceled_us_5bd10a17e4b0d38b587f9e5c