Greensburg seeks holiday parade participants | TribLIVE

It’s time to dust off your jingle bells.

The City of Greensburg’s Holiday Parade returns for its 27th year Nov. 17, and organizers are looking for participants.

Bands and organizations that want to be part of the parade can call the city recreation department at (724) 834-4880 or find an application form on the city website.

The parade marks the start of the Christmas season in Greensburg, and draws up to 8,000 attendees a year.

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Man in custody following brief standoff in Greensburg

By Patrick Varine

A man was taken into custody following a brief standoff with Greensburg police on Tuesday night.

Police were called to a home on the 300 block of Alexander Avenue around 5:30 p.m., where armed officers surrounded the house.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862 or pvarine@tribweb.com.

UPDATE

By PAUL PEIRCE

Jason W. Baughman was arraigned Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault, making terroristic threats, simple assault, reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and fabricating evidence in connection with the incident that lasted about one hour Tuesday at Baughman’s home on the 300 block of Alexander Avenue.

Source: Man in custody following brief standoff in Greensburg

Deputies desperately wanted at Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Department | TribLIVE

Despite myriad criminal and civil woes swirling around the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Department in recent years, Sheriff Jonathan Held maintained Monday he believes “it’s still a pretty good place to work” and wants potential applicants to know that.

However, Held laments in recent months, the number of part-time sheriff’s deputies, who assist the department’s 55 full-time deputies with daily duties, has dwindled to an all-time low since he was elected in 2011.

Source: Deputies desperately wanted at Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Department | TribLIVE

Manhunt Underway In North Huntingdon « CBS Pittsburgh

Police in North Huntingdon are actively engaged in a manhunt.

NORTH HUNTINGDON (KDKA) – Police in North Huntingdon are searching for a man who attempted to buy a 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk with a fake I.D.

North Huntingdon Police say that the male was attempting to purchase a vehicle worth $100,000.

Photo Credit: (Jim Shorkey)

“They went to apprehend him (and) he ran out across the street into the woods,” said Sean Rattigan, general manager at the dealership.

Anyone with information is urged to call the North Huntingdon Police at 724-863-8800.

Police called off the manhunt Monday night.

This story is developing. Details will be provided when they become available.

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Source: Manhunt Underway In North Huntingdon « CBS Pittsburgh

2 suspects on the run after chase in Westmoreland Co. | WPXI

Police are searching for two people who got away from them behind a Westmoreland County truck stop.

Pennsylvania State Police and other police agencies are working together, searching the area off of the Smithton Exit near Smithton Pike.

That’s where the short chase came to an end when the suspect crashed a blue car in the woods.

Sources told Channel 11 they are looking for James Hayes and Jillian Richter.


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Greensburg store clerk wanted for allegedly selling pain pills | TribLIVE

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Police are seeking John Potter, 35, of Greensburg, on charges of possession and delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following a controlled drug buy of painkillers by a confidential informant on Aug. 22 at the Sunoco station on the 300 block of West Otterman Street.

Source: Greensburg store clerk wanted for allegedly selling pain pills | TribLIVE