Pa. Turnpike agency looking at replacing tunnels
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is taking a new look at a long-dormant plan to replace mile-long tunnels near Somerset.
Somerset County commissioners kick-start Lake Somerset project
Reported by: Maria Miller SOMERSET, Pa. -- Since its creation in 1957, Lake Somerset has been a wildlife and recreation site for the county and the region, providing boaters, anglers and nature lovers a peaceful retreat. But throughout the past decade, the dam has deteriorated and the lake itself has suffered. ...
2014: A rundown of the Royal Year
Prince Charles in Somerset during the floods. Credit: PA Wire Prince Philip meeting Benedict Cumberbatch. Credit: Twitter/British Monarchy The Duchess of Cambridge visiting a hospice in Sydney.
Somerset County starting their own Central Booking program
Reported by: Maria Miller SOMERSET, Pa. ? It?s a program already used by many county prisons and jails across the region. It?s called, ?Central Booking.? A one-stop shop where suspected criminals are held after they?re arrested. ...
Pa. Turnpike tunnels near Somerset could be replaced
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is taking a new look at a long-dormant plan to replace mile-long tunnels near Somerset.
Salvation Army and Toys For Tots team up for drive
By: Jackalyn Kovac SOMERSET, Pa. -- The Salvation Army and Toys for Tots teamed up with Somerset County churches to organize a toy and food drive to help local families in need. More than 500 families in Somerset County were given toys and clothes for their children. ...
Pa. Turnpike considers plans to replace Allegheny Tunnels in Somerset County
The Pennsylvania Turnpike has revived plans to replace the Allegheny Tunnels in Somerset County, a project that has been talked about for nearly two decades.
Man, 80, wants to withdraw witness stalking plea
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) ? An 80-year-old western Pennsylvania man wants to withdraw his guilty plea to stalking a woman who testified against him in his second wife's killing.
Battery theft suspect in custody
By: WJAC Web Staff CONEMAUGH TWP., Somerset County, Pa. -- Conemaugh Township police in Somerset County used surveillance video to identify a suspect in car battery thefts at two county businesses, and police said they now have Terrance Mattes. Police said surveillance video from Dunlo Trucking shows Mattes loading hundreds of dollars? worth of batteries into his car, and police said the same ...
PA Lottery Cash 5 Ticket Worth $225,000 Sold in Somerset County
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Dec. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 from the Thursday, Dec. 4, drawing was sold at Sheetz, 457 E. Main St., Somerset.The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 21-25-30-36-38, to win a prize of $225,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.The retailer will receive a $500 bonus for selling this winning ...