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PSU sexual misconduct policies may change

January 30, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — A new task force report recommends Penn State changes how the university handles sexual misconduct, suggesting it devote an office with an investigator and other staff to those case. more »»

State recognizes Pleasant Valley Elementary

January 30, 2015 An Altoona area elementary school is hoping its academic success will open the door to win $100,000 to buy iPads for student. more »»

Attorney challenging court rule

January 30, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The attorney for a Cresson man who will be sentenced in March on a burglary charge is challenging a Blair County court rule barring his client from participation in the local drug... more »»

Accused police killer enters not guilty plea in ambush

January 30, 2015 MILFORD — A survivalist who spent more than a month on the run after authorities say he killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another in a late-night ambush pleaded not guilty... more »»

Convicted child molester’s sentence stands

January 30, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge has refused a new trial and a reduced sentence for an Altoona man serving more than 25 years behind bars for the sexual abuse of a girl who was between the ages... more »»

Student linked to propane scare to face charges

January 30, 2015 Police arrested a Northern Cambria High School student Tuesday in connection to a handful of school building evacuations earlier this month linked to a propane odor. more »»

Funding Catholic education focus of parents, politicians

January 30, 2015 Speaking to a crowd at St. John the Evengelist school gymnasium, Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr., R-Blair, talked about the state’s need to expand school choice to more families. more »»

Magisterial district judge

January 30, 2015 Filed before California Avenue Magisterial District Judge Steven D. Jackson: - Oterron D. Bunn, 31, 1004 Race St. more »»

PSU president condemns Freeh report

January 29, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — Penn State’s president on Wednesday dismissed the university-commissioned review of how top administrators handled complaints about Jerry Sandusky as “not useful to make decisions. more »»

Council raises rent for property

January 29, 2015 The city has negotiated a 9.66 million percent increase in rent for a parcel of land on Chestnut Avenue. more »»

Meeting discusses McAuliffe’s Title I status

January 29, 2015 Altoona Area School District administrators called McAuliffe Heights parents together to explain the school’s change of status with the state and federal government Wednesday at the school. more »»

Man found guilty of shooting gun at friend

January 29, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — James Dennis Petty of Crawford Avenue faces several years in a state correctional institution after being found guilty Wednesday afternoon of shooting at a friend last March as the... more »»

Assistant DA Jubas announces run for judge

January 29, 2015 EBENSBURG — Assistant District Attorney Gary Jubas said his local ties, community service and quarter-century of legal experience make him the best choice to take the bench at the Cambria County... more »»

Teen facing additional charges

January 29, 2015 CRESSON — Police said a teenager charged earlier this month with inciting a New Year’s Day riot at the Cresson Secure Treatment Unit is facing more charges after he allegedly spit on a county jail... more »»

Woman accused of selling heroin facing more charges

January 29, 2015 A city woman police arrested earlier this month for allegedly selling heroin now faces additional charges. Renee H. more »»

Prevention coalition receives grant

January 29, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A Cambria County program organized last year to curb teen alcohol use, drug use and violence has received a grant that will pay for a director and strengthen its mission, officials... more »»

Delegates for DNC visit Philly

January 29, 2015 WASHINGTON — A delegation from the Democratic National Committee visited Philadelphia on Wednesday as it nears a decision on which city should host its 2016 convention. more »»

Blair County will seek charges for letter

January 28, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County commissioners said Tuesday they are interested in seeing charges filed against the person who enclosed an unidentified benign powder with a reassessment form mailed to... more »»

Baez cohort enters pleas

January 28, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Brandon Midder of Altoona on Tuesday entered guilty pleas to two gun charges, including the illegal possession of a 9 mm handgun that he allegedly used to pistol-whip a man as he was... more »»

Man accused of rampaging faces more charges, exam

January 28, 2015 TYRONE — A man police said went on a rampage in Ironville faces additional challenges as well as a psychological examination. Matthew J. more »»

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