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Tyrone man accused of truck theft from lumber business

July 5, 2014 A Tyrone man faces charges after police say he stole a truck from a Snyder Township business. Timothy E. McElwain II, 21, of 616 Washington Ave. more »»

Logan Town Centre has new owner

July 4, 2014 The Logan Town Centre has been sold. Deed transfer documents obtained online Thursday show that AVR-Altoona LP sold the property for $101.5 million to TKG Logan Town Centre LP, based in Columbia, M. more »»

Police issue fireworks warning

July 4, 2014 While fireworks and the Fourth of July may go hand in hand, losing a hand is no way to celebrate, say local police who want to remind the public that injuries and property damage aside, certain... more »»

Shusters separating

July 4, 2014 U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster and his wife, Rebecca, are separating. The couple, married for 27 years, released a joint statement Thursday. more »»

Pension bill brought back to House floor

July 4, 2014 An amended pension reform bill may have found new life Wednesday after it was tied to a bill authorizing Philadelphia to impose a $2 tax on cigarettes. more »»

Police investigate Everett shooting

July 4, 2014 EVERETT — State police are continuing to investigate a shooting incident in Bedford County early Thursday. Steven L. Dunkle, 44, of 511 Monroe St. more »»

Antis talks compost at meeting

July 4, 2014 BELLWOOD — The Antis Township Board of Supervisors took the next steps in its plans to renovate the township compost yard at its meeting Thursday night. more »»

Concerns lead to pension setback

July 3, 2014 A bill on pension reform was voted back to its committee Tuesday, though some officials still have concerns about the plan. more »»

As travelers head to Raystown Lake, local agencies collaborate on safety

July 3, 2014 HUNTINGDON — Up to a dozen or more boaters at Raystown Lake could find their Independence Day weekend festivities ending with restraints. more »»

Glendale district hires superintendent

July 3, 2014 FLINTON — Glendale School District has a new superintendent with local ties. more »»

Blair County receives praise for reassessment

July 3, 2014 BEDFORD — Praise for Blair County’s reassessment came from a surprising corner Tuesday: both sides of the assessment question in neighboring Bedford County, where two valuations over four years... more »»

Legal costs grow in Bedford case

July 3, 2014 BEDFORD — The financial battle between the Bedford County commissioners and the county’s chief judge hasn’t ended yet, with the judge’s court-ordered repayment on hold, a Supreme Court appeal filed... more »»

Pittsburgh considers tailgating limits

July 3, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — City and county officials are mulling several new policies — including limiting tailgating hours in stadium parking lots — to avoid messes like the one left behind by 50,000 fans... more »»

Van Zandt hospital announces contractor for outpatient clinics

July 3, 2014 Huntingdon and Indiana County veterans are one step closer to having VA clinics in their backyards. The Van Zandt VA Medical Center has announced that CRAssociates Inc. of Newington, Va. more »»

Hospital praises UPMC partnership

July 2, 2014 One year into the acquisition that turned Altoona Regional Health System into UPMC Altoona, local hospital officials were hard-pressed to name a disadvantage of joining the Pittsburgh-based health... more »»

Pension debate put on hold

July 2, 2014 HARRISBURG — A long-awaited debate on a pension overhaul bill backed by Go. more »»

PennDOT urges drivers to set plans in advance

July 2, 2014 TIPTON — With all the preparation that goes into the Fourth of July holiday, PennDOT and area police want to remind everyone that when it comes to drinking, planning ahead saves lives. more »»

World Cup setback silences followers of national team

July 2, 2014 There were collective cheers, a cascade of outstretched arms and some hugging at a packed Champs Sports Grill when the U.S. more »»

DA gets phone warrants in school stabbings

July 2, 2014 PITTSBURGH — County detectives have gotten a search warrant for the records of cellphones belonging to two family members of a boy charged with stabbing 20 students and a security guard at his... more »»

DA says trooper justified shooting man with pellet gun

July 2, 2014 BUTLER — An off-duty state trooper was justified in fatally shooting a neighbor who came to the officer’s western Pennsylvania home with an air-powered pellet gun that closely resembled a pistol, a... more »»

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