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Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home

August 26, 2016

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A missing potbellied pig, who also serves as a therapy animal, has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners. more »»

 
 
 
2 teens accused of shooting at police ordered to stand trial

August 26, 2016

COLUMBIA, Pa. (AP) — Two Pennsylvania teenagers have been ordered to stand trial for shooting at police last month. more »»

Man who took girlfriend from hospital waives extradition

August 26, 2016

MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of threatening two nurses at gunpoint to spring his girlfriend from a mental health care hospital has waived extradition in South Carolina. more »»

Mom convicted of killing girl whose body was found in ravine

August 26, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman who wrote on Facebook that "Mommy loves you, my angel" after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in a ravine in a neighboring suburb was convicted Friday of killing... more »»

Missing 3-year-old Pennsylvania girl found in NYC

August 26, 2016

NESCOPECK, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say a missing three-year-old girl apparently taken by her father has been found in New York Cit. more »»

Pennsylvania woman convicted in 3-year-old daughter's death

August 26, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman has been convicted of third-degree murder in the death of her 3-year-old daughter, whose body was found in a western Pennsylvania ravine last year. more »»

Police: Dead Pennsylvania man found in woods had been shot

August 26, 2016

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Homicide detectives say a Pittsburgh-area man whose body was found in the woods of a neighboring county had apparently been shot. more »»

US rig count down 2 this week to 489, Pennsylvania up 2

August 26, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by two this week to 489.

A year ago, 877 rigs were active. more »»

Staff, faculty at university get transgender benefits

August 26, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Faculty and staff members at the University of Pittsburgh now receive transgender benefits, including behavioral health support, medications and surgery. more »»

Church just outside coal-fire cursed town hosting pilgrimage

August 26, 2016

CENTRALIA, Pa. (AP) — Centralia is the spookiest and saddest place in Pennsylvani. more »»

National Weather Service confirms small Pennsylvania twister

August 26, 2016

RENFREW, Pa. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a small tornado downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvani. more »»

Pennsylvania baby sitter jailed in death of ex's 2-year-old

August 26, 2016

WOODLAND, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been jailed on charges she killed her ex-boyfriend's 2-year-old daughter while babysitting the girl nearly three years ago. more »»

Death of man found in woods is being considered a homicide

August 26, 2016

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The death of a Pittsburgh-area man whose body was found in the woods of a neighboring county is being treated as a homicide. more »»

Pittsburgh-area man's body in nearby county 'homicide'

August 26, 2016

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The death of a Pittsburgh-area man whose body was found in the woods of a neighboring county is being treated as a homicide. more »»

Jury deliberations enter fourth day in 3-year-old's death

August 26, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jury deliberations were entering a fourth day Friday for a woman charged in the death of her 3-year-old daughter, whose body was found in a western Pennsylvania ravine last year. more »»

2 Pennsylvania teens to trial for allegedly targeting police

August 26, 2016

COLUMBIA, Pa. (AP) — Two Pennsylvania teens have been ordered to stand trial on attempted homicide and other charges for firing shots at police in four different locations last month. more »»

 
 

Open House at Boogersburg Schoolhouse August 28, 2016

Go “back to school” 19th century style at Boogersburg One Room School, built in 1877 by Moses Thompson, and open until 1952. From a wooden desk, learn using soapstone, slate, and chalkboards. Teachers will instruct you in spelling, mental math, and interactive activities, followed by recess games. more »

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The Zombie Apocalypse Is Upon Us!

August 26, 2016 The zombie apocalypse is upon us! Or at least it will look that way in the Altoona area for much of this weekend, as the inaugural ZombieTown USA festival happens on Friday night and Saturday,... more »

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