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Jury: AG Kane guilty of all charges

August 16, 2016 NORRISTOWN — The state’s attorney general was convicted Monday of all nine charges against her in a perjury and obstruction case related to a grand jury leak but insisted she’s innocent and vowed to... more »»

Blair drug sweep nets 32

August 16, 2016 When Rashelle Ann Summers learned her bail was set at a total of $280,000 on eight cases where police allege she sold crack cocaine, heroin and prescription pills, she bent over sobbing. more »»

A list of the suspects in Monday’s drug sweep

August 16, 2016 The following suspects were arrested Monday: -- Damon Williams, 38, of the 800 block of 25th Street, is charged with three counts each of delivery and possession of cocaine and criminal use of a... more »»

Police say cafeteria manager at Hollidaysburg Catholic School stole $7K

August 16, 2016 An Altoona woman faces felony charges after police say she stole thousands of dollars from the Hollidaysburg Catholic School. Former cafeteria manager Cari Ann Gibson, 48, of 423 Bell Ave. more »»

Gieg’s passing a ‘loss for community’

August 16, 2016 He was the quintessential gentleman and the best kind of attorney, said Blair County President Judge Elizabeth Doyle. Attorney Frederick B. “Rick” Gieg Jr. more »»

Judge lets Stephenson’s 18-40 year sentence stand

August 16, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge has declined to modify a prison sentence of 18 to 40 years that he handed down in April to an Altoona woman who shot and killed her mother in 2014. Tracy A. more »»

Crash causes minor injuries

August 16, 2016 A rear-end crash involving three vehicles on Pleasant Valley Boulevard caused minor injuries Monday afternoon. A van driven north by Crystal R. more »»

Farmers stress need for immigrants

August 16, 2016 SUMMERHILL — Although agriculture remains a driving force in Cambria County’s economy, many area farmers said they are facing a labor shortage. more »»

Reforming child sex abuse laws spurs debate

August 16, 2016 TYRONE — Reformation of child sex abuse laws was a heated topic Monday evening at Northern Blair Senior Center, where state Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr., R-Blair, hosted a town hall meeting. more »»

Virginia man dies in crash as probe continues

August 16, 2016 A 21-year-old Virginia man died Sunday evening in a Bedford County crash, police said, but details on what caused his death remain unclea. more »»

Group for blind faces financial woes

August 15, 2016 The Pennsylvania Association for the Blind’s contract with the state is $2.1 million this yea. more »»

McLanahan ‘doing OK’ despite policies

August 15, 2016 McLanahan Corp. more »»

Columbia County woman injured in crash

August 15, 2016 TYRONE — Police said a Columbia County woman was injured in a Thursday afternoon car crash along Interstate 99 in Snyder Township. According to state police at Hollidaysburg, Moriah . more »»

New Altoona football coach embraces job

August 15, 2016 Nick Felus sees his appointment as Altoona Area High School’s head football coach as a homecoming of sorts. more »»

Hollidaysburg selling historic canal homes

August 15, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A pair of historical canal homes on South Juniata Street will be put out to bid, Borough Council has decided. more »»

Altoona audit shows $7.1M balance

August 15, 2016 The 2015 city audit seems to confirm that Altoona has regained year-to-year solvency — due to participation in the state’s distressed municipality program. more »»

Zoning board tables day care request

August 15, 2016 The city Zoning Hearing Board recently postponed action on a request for a variance to establish a day care near Altoona Pipe & Steel, in a general industrial zone, because the building’s owner... more »»

Police reports

August 15, 2016 Altoona police - Dale Ryan Davis, 40, 829 Fifth Ave. more »»

Organizers say Trump rally is ‘rousing success’

August 14, 2016 Packing thousands of people into the Blair County Convention Center on Friday for a one-night event had the potential to create problems. more »»

Local GOP lawmakers show support for Trump

August 14, 2016 Amid reports of growing tension between the Republican National Committee and its presidential nominee, local party officials presented a unified front at a Friday night rally for Donald Trump at th... more »»

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