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Philly police commissioner concerned after 2 NYC cops killed

December 21, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey is calling on his officers to be careful and alert following the fatal shooting of two New York City officers and says he's... more »»

Trial ordered for woman in mother's shooting death

December 20, 2014

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial in the shooting death of her 71-year-old mother last month. more »»

4 teens die in fiery head-on crash in Pennsylvania

December 20, 2014

PALMERTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say four teens have died in a fiery head-on crash in Pennsylvania that left one car upside-down and another split in two. more »»

Man gets life on sex trafficking convictions

December 20, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A southeastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to life in federal prison on a conviction of trafficking women and a minor for prostitution. more »»

Head-on crash kills 4 people, injures 2

December 20, 2014

PALMERTON, Pa. (AP) — State police say a fiery head-on crash on an eastern Pennsylvania road has killed four people and injured two others. more »»

Man dies in apartment fire; cause of blaze sought

December 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who died following a fire at a western Pennsylvania apartment complex. more »»

New lawmakers bring fresh eyes to Pa.'s problems

December 20, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Twenty-eight Republicans and five Democrats will get a vote in the Pennsylvania Legislature once they're sworn in next month. more »»

Man involved in crash that killed officer dies

December 20, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a man involved in a crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police officer almost a week ago has died. more »»

Man charged with bogus report during police search

December 20, 2014

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man has been accused of making a bogus carjacking report while police were searching for someone believed to have killed six people in suburban Philadelphia. more »»

Man charged with bogus report during Stone search

December 19, 2014

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Doylestown man is accused of making a bogus carjacking report while police were searching for Bradley Stone, who killed six people in the Philadelphia suburb. more »»

Pa. agency ruling could mean home-delivered beer

December 19, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new ruling by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is clearing the way for something few if any state residents have experienced — home delivery of beer. more »»

Cam shows 2nd hatched penguin at National Aviary

December 19, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A web camera has captured images of the second of two African penguins hatching at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh. more »»

Family of 8 loses all, including presents, in fire

December 19, 2014

MUNCY, Pa. (AP) — A fire that destroyed the home of a central Pennsylvania family of eight also left them without any Christmas presents or decorations.

WNEP-TV reported Friday (http://bit. more »»

Deputy hurt in fall through ceiling during search

December 19, 2014

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A deputy in south-central Pennsylvania was injured after falling through the ceiling during an attic search for a man who didn't show up for a weekend jail program. more »»

Police seek owner of softball bat used in 2013 homicide

December 19, 2014

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — New Castle County Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the owner of a stolen softball bat that was used to beat a man to death. more »»

Agency: Jerry Sandusky won't get pension back

December 19, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. more »»

US rig count down 18 to 1,875

December 19, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 18 this week to 1,875. more »»

Report: Turkey orders warrant for US-based cleric's arrest

December 19, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court has ordered an arrest warrant for U.S. more »»


2014 Holiday Tour at Baker Mansion December 27, 2014

Come visit Baker Mansion and enjoy a classic Victorian Holiday with tours, live music, refreshments, and seasonal cheer!

Blair County Historical Society Physical Address: 3419 Oak Ln Altoona, PA 16602 http://www.blairhistory. more »

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