The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 18 Apr 2015 12:26:45 EDTSat, 18 Apr 2015 12:26:45 EDT, rapid drying make spring prime wildfire season spring rains may be perceived to result in damp conditions, experts said spring is one of the driest seasons - a factor that may contribute to destructive fires if burning is not supervised and regulations are not obeyed.Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTAuthority aiming to address properties September, Interim City Manager Peter Marshall successfully introduced a measure to City Council designed to eliminate a frequent target of municipal hypocrisy: the failure of the Altoona Redevelopment Authority to take care of property it owns.Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTMan sentenced to drug court despite objection by attorney - Kirk Matthew Durbin of Cresson was sentenced Friday to participate in the Blair County Drug Court so he could receive treatment for a heroin addiction, but an attorney for the victim in the burglary case, Reclamere of Tyrone,...Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTCouple in police chase waive hearings, face trial Windber couple facing drug charges after a March police chase that ended in a crash in Antis Township will face trial. Jesse M.Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTMan accused of forcing runaway girl into sex act city man faces charges after police say he sexually assaulted a teenage runaway. Khalied T. Gerard, 24, of 620 Second Ave.Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDT