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GOP mulls new ways to strike Kane

August 9, 2015 Even as her enemies and onetime allies call for her to step down, Attorney General Kathleen Kane could be targeted for impeachment — and could prompt legislation to ensure her successors are quickly... more »»

Police: Drunk man crashed into cars, exposed himself

August 9, 2015 A Duncansville man who police said crashed into two parked cars before he jumped out and exposed himself to passers-by has been charged. It happened about 1 a.m. more »»

St. Patrick festival carries on

August 9, 2015 NEWRY—Amid the activity at the St. Patrick parish and school festival, there was no obvious sign of stress that it could be the last time the fundraiser benefits the school. more »»

Tyrone residents enjoy festivities at Community Day

August 8, 2015 TIPTON — Dozens of spectators looked on as an interpretive dance group moved to calming music just before 6 p.m. Friday at DelGrosso’s Amusement Park. more »»

Heroin dealer gets 7-14 years

August 8, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A former Altoona man who was arrested in 2014 for six heroin sales was sentenced Friday to state prison for seven to 14 years. more »»

Affidavit: Former Hollidaysburg councilman charged with DUI

August 8, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Court documents show that former borough Ward 4 Councilman Matthew J. Stultz was arrested for drunken driving June 2, little more than a week before he tendered his resignation. more »»

Video arraignment set for attorney general

August 8, 2015 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane today on charges that she leaked secret grand jury information, but she won’t be in the courtroom. more »»

Police searching for stolen vehicle

August 8, 2015 Logan Township police are looking for a vehicle that was reported stolen from the Homers Gap area. more »»

Court upholds man’s sentence

August 8, 2015 A lengthy prison sentence imposed four years ago on Thomas Rhone of Altoona for drug-related offenses has been upheld by a three-judge Pennsylvania Superior Court panel. Rhone was convicted on Oct. more »»

Case dismissed due to missing victims

August 8, 2015 Charges against a city man accused in a violent robbery of his ex-girlfriend had his charges tossed after police were unable to track down the alleged victims. Zachary Z. more »»

Police: Suspect assaulted man in parking lot

August 8, 2015 An Altoona man is in jail after police say he beat a man in a parking lot. Lucas R. Zorger, 29, 116 Fifth Ave., Ap. more »»

Old Bedford Village hosting Vietnam event

August 8, 2015 BEDFORD — Military re-enactors will gather this weekend at Old Bedford Village to honor those who served during the Vietnam War and to educate the public. more »»

AG Kane charged in grand jury leak

August 7, 2015 NORRISTOWN — Pennsyl­vania’s attorney general was charged Thursday with leaking secret grand jury information to strike back at her critics, then lying about it under oath, in a case that could spel... more »»

Feathers ‘glad to see justice’ in Kane case

August 7, 2015 With criminal charges filed against Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor, the agent who oversaw the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse investigation said Thursday he feels vindicate. more »»

Trump jolts first GOP debate

August 7, 2015 CLEVELAND — A combative Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman-turned-presidential candidate, jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign by warning he might run as an independent if... more »»

Man found guilty of aggravated assault

August 7, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A jury took less than an hour Thursday afternoon to find an Altoona man guilty of aggravated assault in a June 2014 attack outside the Monkey Wharf bar on the 300 block of Sixth... more »»

Antis Township approves solid garbage ordinance

August 7, 2015 BELLWOOD — Antis Township supervisors voted to approve a previously controversial solid garbage ordinance at their Thursday meeting after clearing up some public concerns. more »»

Summerfest celebrates 25th year

August 7, 2015 With picture-perfect weather predicted for this weekend, Portage Area Summerfest organizers think they might set a new attendance record as they ring in the festival’s 25th year. more »»


August 7, 2015 The following sentencings were filed in Blair County Court. Although some cases may be more than a year old, the Mirror publishes them in the interest of complete reporting. more »»

Police: Man had marijuana operation in Manns Choice

August 7, 2015 State police acted on a tip Wednesday and discovered a marijuana growing operation in Manns Choice, Bedford County officials said. more »»

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