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Police: 8-year-old left to care for baby

July 29, 2015 A woman who police say left her 4-month-old baby in the care of her 8-year-old daughter faces criminal charges. Bobbie Lee Vaughn, 32, of 308 Second St. more »»

Texas woman accused of flashing officers

July 29, 2015 A Texas woman faces charges after Blair Township police say she exposed her breasts to officer. more »»

Judges uphold moms’ termination of rights

July 29, 2015 The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld separate decisions by Blair County judges to terminate the parental rights of two mothers because of drug addiction and mental health issues. more »»

Antis to vote on garbage ordinance

July 29, 2015 Antis Township supervisors are slated to vote on the final approval of a new — previously controversial — solid waste and recycling ordinance at their regularly scheduled meeting next week. more »»

Police: Three charged after stealing nearly $2,000 in merchandise

July 29, 2015 Three people face charges after allegedly trying to steal nearly $2,000 worth of goods from Wal-Mart. Albert “Alby” Weyandt III, 52, 526 Fifth Ave., Apt. 1, Altoona; Rusty . more »»

Bedford family donates father’s service possessions to courthouse

July 29, 2015 BEDFORD — After decades in his family’s attic, Bedford County World War II veteran R. Ned Hoover’s Navy trunk finally sits in a position of honor at the Bedford County Courthouse. more »»

DA’s office: Revoke man’s bail over lack of compliance

July 29, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An assistant district attorney has asked that the bail of an accused burglar be revoked because he has not complied with conditions for release imposed by a Blair County judge. more »»

Medical emergency causes traffic stop on Route 22

July 29, 2015 EBENSBURG — Several motorists on Route 22 between Gallitzin and Altoona likely noticed a large traffic stop Tuesday morning, with five police cruisers pulled off on the eastbound shoulder behind an... more »»

Prisoner pleads guilty to assault, inciting riot at treatment center

July 29, 2015 EBENSBURG — Months after being charged with inciting a riot at a juvenile treatment center and spitting on a county corrections officer, Zaire Nelson, 20, pleaded guilty Tuesday to two felony charge... more »»

Man charged with passing fake prescriptions with Philadelphia-area wants bail lowered

July 29, 2015 Kevin Andrews Jr., awaiting trial on multiple drug-related charges, is asking that his $750,000 cash bail be lowered so he can be freed from prison pending the outcome of his case. more »»

Work begins at Blair County Courthouse to stop leaks

July 29, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Scaffolding should go up in mid-August on the Allegheny Street side of the Blair County Courthouse, allowing masons to begin working on efforts to control the flow of stormwater and... more »»

Traveling man

July 28, 2015 Charlie Peters knows the impact one firm handshake and five words can have on a war veteran. more »»

ABCD Corp. breaks ground for $7.5M park

July 28, 2015 CLAYSBURG — With infrastructure work underway in the background, Altoona-Blair County Development Corp. along with federal, state and local officials, officially broke ground Monday at the Martin J. more »»

Judge: Return items to American Legion

July 28, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Wade . more »»

Iowa teens volunteer in Pa.

July 28, 2015 More than 100 Iowa 18-year-olds are spending a week of their summer reaching across state borders to improve life for residents of mobile home parks in Altoona and Dun­cans­ville. more »»

Police say man assaulted girl, 11, at 10th St. park

July 28, 2015 A 22-year-old man is behind bars after police say he groped an 11-year-old girl at a city park. Altoona police arrested Benjamin S. more »»

Police: Man chased girl at reservoir

July 28, 2015 Logan Township police continue to look for a man who they say ran after a 17-year-old girl with a knife and rope. It happened about 3:30 p.m. July 20 near the Lower Mill Run Reservoir, police sa. more »»

Man accused of fleeing police with 2-year-old in car

July 28, 2015 Police say a man fled police with a 2-year-old boy in the back seat of his vehicle. Christopher R. Gunter, 21, of 1308 10th St. was allegedly speeding along Plank Road about 7 p.m. more »»

Tipton man faces charges of assault, felony theft

July 28, 2015 A Tipton man is behind bars after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and stealing her car. Donald F. Hunter III, 25, 533 Sassafras St. more »»

Ruth Longer loved to teach about literacy and reading

July 28, 2015 A person would need more than two hands to count all of the local organizations Duncansville resident Ruth H. Longer was involved in. more »»

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