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Freezing rain advisory issued for region

November 30, 2015 A freezing rain advisory is in effect for Blair, Cambria, Bedford, Clearfield, Somerset and Northern Centre counties until 10 p.m. today, the National Weather Service in State College announced. more »»

Tyrone Area School District cancels all Thursday evening activities

November 19, 2015 The Tyrone Area School District has canceled all of its activities on Thursday afternoon and evening following an administrative lockdown earlier in the day. more »»

Drug sweep taking place in Blair County

November 6, 2015 Police and state narcotics agents in Blair County hit the streets this morning to round up 22 people suspected of dealing drugs. more »»

Railcars derail in Altoona

October 28, 2015 Several train cars derailed in downtown Altoona early Wednesday morning, smashing through a security fence and narrowly missing a covered shelter near Station Medical Center. more »»

Area police officer arraigned on drug charges

October 13, 2015 A Northern Cambria police officer is behind bars on drug charges. Matthew J. more »»

AG Kane charged with 2nd perjury count

October 1, 2015 HARRISBURG, Pa. more »»

Two drivers hurt in Martinsburg area crash

October 1, 2015 From Mirror staff reports MARTINSBURG -- Two drivers were injured but a baby remained safe in a serious two-car crash Thursday afternoon near Martinsburg, police confirmed. more »»

Maurizio guilty of 5 of 8 charges

September 22, 2015 The Rev. Joseph Maurizio was found guilty on five of eight charges, including three counts related to sexually abusing Honduran boys, on Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Halvorson announces candidacy against Shuster

September 8, 2015 Art Halvorson is set to run against Rep. Bill Shuster, R-9th District, for the Republican ballot spot in the 2016 House election. more »»

Reporter, photographer killed in Virginia

August 26, 2015 A television reporter and cameraman were shot to death on the air during a live broadcast this morning from a shopping center in Virginia. Jeffrey A. more »»

Police target 29 people in drug bust

August 24, 2015 Police in Blair County are hitting the streets this morning in the latest sweep targeting 29 people accused of selling drugs. more »»

Two dead in Altoona fire (updated 1:45 p.m.)

August 19, 2015 Two people are dead after a fire at a high rise apartment building in downtown Altoona. more »»

Diocese to close St. Patrick, St. John the Evangelist schools (updated 7:20 p.m.)

August 19, 2015 The Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown has informed board members that it plans to move forward with its initial plans to close St. Patrick School in Newry and St. more »»

Turnpike now open in both directions after crash

August 12, 2015 The Pennsylvania Turnpike is now open in both directions between the Breezewood Interchange (Exit #161) and the New Stanton Interchange (Exit #75), which was closed as a result of a truck accident a... more »»

2 charges against former APD officer bound over for trial

August 4, 2015 A magisterial district judge has found enough evidence to send one count simple assault and a charge of official oppression against a former Altoona police officer to Blair County Court. more »»

Seely captured at Blue Knob

August 3, 2015 State police captured a man wanted by Logan Township police this morning at a Blue Knob area campsite. Joshua Seely was arrested without incident and has been lodged in jail on $35,000 cash bail. more »»

Former Altoona police officer charged

July 9, 2015 Mark Sprouse, 29, of Altoona is charged by State police with misdemeanor counts of official oppression and simple assault stemming from the alleged assault of a suspect Feb. more »»

Logan Township to hire new police chief tonight

July 9, 2015 A retired state police commander is expected to be hired tonight as Logan Township's police chief. Timothy J. more »»

Huntingdon mom acquitted in death of infant son

June 30, 2015 HUNTINGDON (AP) — A central Pennsylvania woman has been acquitted in the death of her infant son five years ag. more »»

Bedford County woman charged in father's fatal shootiing

June 17, 2015 SIX MILE RUN -- Police have charged a Bedford County woman with murder for allegedly shooting her sleeping father early Wednesday morning. more »»

Pedestrian killed on Interstate 99

May 29, 2015 An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a pedestrian Friday on Interstate 99 has left one person dead, first responders on scene said. more »»

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