The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:04:35 EDTThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:04:35 EDT petitions for early release - An Altoona man who was sentenced to life behind bars for a murder 27 years ago this month is asking for bail because, he claims, "I have satisfied my sentenc.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTPolice: Ex-guard gave pills to inmates - A former Blair County Prison guard is behind bars on charges he supplied inmates with pills and tobacco in exchange for drugs. The scheme came to light after an inmate overdosed on pills March 15, according to court records.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTSpring Cove to hire for Life Skills program SPRING - Spring Cove School District will hire away at least three staffers from a regional special-education program next week to begin a local replacement, the school board agreed Monday.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTPenn Cambria school board approves security upgrades - Penn Cambria school board is working on close to $300,000 in summer security upgrades to all of its buildings - a project administrators said has been in the works for some time.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTCresson requests pleas court's help in settlement dispute - A former police chief's apparent refusal to sign a settlement agreement that would exchange financial compensation for his letter of resignation has forced Cresson Borough officials to petition the Cambria County Court of Common Pleas for...Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT