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Police target 2 dozen in drug sweep

June 30, 2016 Agents with the state Attorney General's Office, along with Altoona police and the Blair County Drug Task Force, targeted two dozen suspected drug dealers this morning. more »»

Judge spikes rental ordinance in Cambria

June 17, 2016 A Cambria County judge has struck down a prohibitive rental ordinance in Gallitzin Borough. more »»

Judge spikes rental ordinance in Cambria

June 17, 2016 A Cambria County judge has struck down a prohibitive rental ordinance in Gallitzin Borough. more »»

Sandusky gets three days of hearings in August on appeal

June 16, 2016 HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania judge is giving former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky three days of hearings in August to develop more information about the claims and arguments he’s... more »»

Body found in Altoona (updated 4:35 p.m.)

June 8, 2016 A grim discovery was made Wednesday morning in a garage behind a vacant house on the 400 block of E. Pleasant Valley Boulevard. more »»

Pope OKs removal of bishops who mishandle abuse cases

June 4, 2016 Pope Francis has established legal procedures to remove bishops who botch handling sex abuse cases, saying they can be kicked out of office if the Vatican finds they were negligent in doing their... more »»

Old Route 220 reopens after fatal van-bicycle accident

June 1, 2016 Old Route 220 between Bellwood and Tipton has reopened to traffic after a fatal accident earlier today. Police and emergency responders were dispatched at 10:54 a.. more »»

Sex scandal leads Baylor to fire Art Briles, re-assign president

May 26, 2016 WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University's board of regents said Thursday that it will fire football coach Art Briles and re-assign university President Kenneth Starr amid questions over the school's... more »»

Both lanes of Route 322 now open between Philipsburg and Port Matilda

May 18, 2016 PHILIPSBURG -- Both lanes of Route 322 reopened around 6 p.m. Wednesday after crews completed the cleanup from a fatal accident that occurred around 1 a.. more »»

Volunteer firefighters charged

May 16, 2016 Four Logan Township volunteer firefighters were charged this morning with calling in false alarms. Dustin A. Beckwith, 24; Aric A. Beckwith, 19; Daniel A. Johnson, 23, and Edward J. more »»

Teen dies in crash

May 11, 2016 An 18-year-old Hollidaysburg Area High School student died Tuesday night when his sedan struck an embankment on Locke Mountain Road. more »»

MLB scraps Pirates games in Puerto Rico

May 6, 2016 NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball has scrapped a series in Puerto Rico between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins amid concerns over the Zika viru. more »»

Night Market rescheduled for May 13

May 6, 2016 The spring Downtown Night Market in Altoona has been rescheduled for Friday, May 13, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. more »»

Osgood Drive reopens; drivers urged to be cautious

May 5, 2016 Osgood Drive, from Frankstown Road to 17th Street in Logan Township reopened this morning, Jeff Blake, Logan Township emergency manager reports. more »»

Sandusky gets May 20 hearing

May 5, 2016 HARRISBURG, Pa. more »»

Natural gas power plant planned for Cresson

May 4, 2016 CRESSON - After years of work, state and local officials announced plans to develop and sell off the closed state prison at Cresson site. more »»

Kasich drops out of GOP race

May 4, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — John Kasich plans to end his bid for the White House, making Donald Trump the presumptive Republican nominee for president. more »»

AP: Trump wins PA, MD, CONN; Clinton takes MD

April 26, 2016 Donald Trump has won the Republican presidential primaries in Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Maryland, giving the billionaire businessman a boost in a critical night as he seeks to shut out his... more »»

Shuster narrowly leading Halvorson

April 26, 2016 Rep. Bill Shuster holds a narrow lead over challenger Art Halvorson for the Republican nomination for the 9th District of the U.S. House of Representatives. more »»

Fire rips through Fine Line Cabinets; employees safe (updated 10:15 a.m.)

April 25, 2016 Blair County fire companies were called to a fire this morning at Fine Line Cabinets, 753 Lock Mountain Road in Frankstown Township. more »»

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