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Men sentenced for burglaries

August 27, 2014 Two Beaver County men were sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to committing a string of burglaries on State Patty’s Day in State College. Jesse T. more »»

Applebee’s expected to open this fall

August 27, 2014 EBENSBURG — After more than a six-month delay, an Applebee’s along Route 22 west in Cambria Township is slated to open this fall. more »»


August 27, 2014 Bedford state police -- A car driven by Nicole E. Damjanovich, 19, New Paris, struck the rear of a car driven by a 17-year-old Saxton boy Sunday afternoon on Route 30, Bedford Township. more »»

Police reports

August 27, 2014 Altoona police -- Karl Rieger, 64, of 221 Fifth Ave. was arrested early Sunday at his residence and charged with driving under the influence. -- Jack D. Williams, of 2526 Sixth Av. more »»

Alleged hazing incident probed

August 26, 2014 Police and school authorities are investigating an alleged hazing incident involving several Hollidays­­­burg Area High School football players, officials said Monday. more »»

Family, DA differ on death inquiry

August 26, 2014 A spokesman for the family of Marquise Braham and Blair County District Attorney Richard Consiglio painted different pictures of the status of an investigation into allegations by Braham’s family of... more »»

Shuster: Local VA doing good job

August 26, 2014 The Van Zandt VA Medical Center seems to be doing a “good, solid job,” said U.S. Rep. more »»

Braham’s family wants hazing to become felony

August 26, 2014 A family alleging that fraternity hazing drove their 18-year-old son and Penn State Altoona student to suicide last March is now attempting to get Pennsyl­vania’s elected state officials to consider... more »»

Woman might be jailed for violating bail conditions

August 26, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Cresson woman facing homicide by vehicle charges as the result of a fatal crash 17 months ago could soon land in prison for violating her bail conditions. more »»

Council silences siren for curfew

August 26, 2014 EBENSBURG — At a busy Monday evening meeting, Borough Council silenced its 10:45 p.m. fire siren, which for years had signaled curfew in Ebensburg. more »»

Police allege man displayed sexual materials to a minor

August 26, 2014 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — A Northern Cambria man is facing charges for allegedly placing nude images of himself on a laptop later seen by an 11-year-old girl. more »»

DUI Task Force plans extra patrols

August 26, 2014 The Blair County DUI Task Force will be active during the Labor Day weekend, coordinator Sgt. Christopher Cohn said. The task force will be on the lookout for people driving under the influence. more »»

Two Blair men face felony burglary, conspiracy charges

August 26, 2014 Two men face felony charges over a 2013 burglary of a Snyder Township home. Carl C. Hardy J. more »»

Drug & Alcohol group sets meeting

August 26, 2014 Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnerships is hosting a town hall meeting on marijuana at 7 p.m. Thursday at The Casino at Lakemont Park. more »»

Police charge 14 people at party

August 26, 2014 Logan Township police have charged 14 people after a party on Homewood Drive earlier this month. Police responded to a Homewood Drive residence about 2:12 a.m. on Au. more »»

Carrolltown woman pleads guilty to federal drug, firearms charges

August 26, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Carroll­town resident pleaded guilty in federal court to two criminal charges that she violated federal narcotics and firearms laws, the Department of Justice announced Monday. more »»

Some defendants slip through cracks without fingerprints being recorded

August 25, 2014 It’s a Tuesday in Tyrone’s District Court, and Magisterial District Judge Fred Miller isn’t happy a defendant who has come into his courtroom to waive his preliminary hearing on felony theft charges... more »»

Local experts discuss conflict in Israel, Gaza

August 25, 2014 Penn State Professor Emeritus of Middle East History Arthur Goldschmidt said the fighting in Gaza that has made headlines since early July is “a very complicated issue. more »»

Despite obstacles, family continues to help

August 25, 2014 EBENSBURG — Despite a basketball injury that eventually cost him a leg, John Robertson remains a force in the community. While serving in the U.S. more »»

Weekly crime roundup

August 25, 2014 Allegheny Township police Aug. 13 - Criminal mischief: 2800 block Plank Road - Theft: 2600 block Plank Road Aug. 14 - Theft: 6000 block West Ave., 100 block Old Rt. 22 Aug. more »»

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