| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:04 PM
A Florida drifter's legacy still resonates in the Somerset County Public Defender's Office along North Kimberly Avenue in Somerset.
In the 1963 landmark case Gideon v. Wainwright, the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that a defendant who could not hire an...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:28 PM
A 39-year-old Espyville resident who attacked three Somerset Hospital staff members while they were trying to care for him July 25 was sentenced to five to 23 months in Somerset County Jail.
Jeffrey P. Flaherty, Booth Drive, attacked the three women...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:09 PM
A former Ursina Borough secretary and treasurer was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation for one count of theft by deception-false impression, a felony.
The charge stems from allegations that Loretta Jean Thomas, 62, Second Street,...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:22 PM
An inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Laurel Highlands will be going to trial on charges that he killed another inmate in a fight over food.
Mark Edward Farabaugh, 43, is charged with criminal homicide, aggravated assault, recklessly...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 8:08 PM
A former Ursina Borough secretary and treasurer will face forgery, theft and related charges in Somerset County court. The charges stem from allegations that she took $9,810.74 during her time with the municipality.
Loretta Jean Thomas, 62, Second...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 2:17 PM
A preliminary hearing was continued Tuesday for an inmate accused of killing another inmate in a fight over food at the State Correctional Institution-Laurel Highlands.
The hearing was delayed because Mark Edward Farabaugh, 43, does not have his two-...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 6:38 PM
An inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Laurel Highlands charged with killing another inmate in a fight over food was sentenced to one to five years in prison.
Mark Edward Farabaugh, 43, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter on Dec. 17 in...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:31 PM
MEYERSDALE — Two men waived their right to a preliminary hearing Thursday before District Judge Douglas McCall Bell on charges that they illegally killed deer in Somerset County.
Daniel Richard Horning, 27, of Meyersdale, and Timothy Allen...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:36 PM
MEYERSDALE — A third man claims an Addison resident pointed a gun at him and threatened to shoot him Dec. 27 while the man was holding two other men and two women at gunpoint in his residence for several hours, according to the Somerset County...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:42 PM
An inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Laurel Highlands charged with killing another inmate in a fight over food pleaded guilty in Somerset County court Monday to involuntary manslaughter.
Mark Edward Farabaugh, 43, is scheduled for...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:54 PM
A Meyersdale man was arraigned Thursday before District Judge Douglas McCall Bell on charges that he illegally killed deer in Somerset County.
Daniel Richard Horning, 26, Mason Dixon Highway, was the second man to be charged in the incident. The...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:09 AM
A preliminary hearing was continued Thursday for a Meyersdale man charged with homicide for allegedly strangling a 19-year-old woman and burying her body in a shallow grave along the Great Allegheny Passage in Larimer Township.