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AP: Trump wins PA, MD, CONN; Clinton takes MD

April 26, 2016 Donald Trump has won the Republican presidential primaries in Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Maryland, giving the billionaire businessman a boost in a critical night as he seeks to shut out his... more »»

Shuster narrowly leading Halvorson

April 26, 2016 Rep. Bill Shuster holds a narrow lead over challenger Art Halvorson for the Republican nomination for the 9th District of the U.S. House of Representatives. more »»

Fire rips through Fine Line Cabinets; employees safe (updated 10:15 a.m.)

April 25, 2016 Blair County fire companies were called to a fire this morning at Fine Line Cabinets, 753 Lock Mountain Road in Frankstown Township. more »»

35 charged in Blair County drug sweep

April 21, 2016 Police and state narcotics agents in Blair County are out this morning rounding up about three dozen suspected drug dealers. more »»

Canadian Pacific drops takeover bid for Norfolk Southern

April 11, 2016 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Canadian Pacific said Monday that it is ending its nearly $30 billion takeover bid for Norfolk Southern, less than six months after it offered to buy the rival railroad. more »»

Ex-Altoona officer found not guilty of official oppression and simple assault

April 7, 2016 A Blair County jury this morning found a former Altoona police officer not guilty of official oppression and simple assault of a prisoner for an altercation 14 months ago. more »»

East Pleasant Valley Boulevard now open

March 31, 2016 East Pleasant Valley Boulevard (Old Route 220) has reopened between Harvard and South Temple lanes. more »»

27 charged in Clearfield Counthy methamphetamine investigation

March 24, 2016 HARRISBURG — Criminal charges have been filed against 27 individuals accused of distributing or possessing illegal drugs in Clearfield County, the state Attorney General’s Office said. more »»

Three friars arraigned in Hollidaysburg

March 18, 2016 Three Franciscan friars accused of allowing Brother Stephen Baker to go on molesting scores of boys are in Hollidaysburg District Court for their arraignments on conspiracy and child endangerment... more »»

Maurizio sentenced to 200 months in prison

March 2, 2016 The Rev. Joseph D. more »»

AG: Hundreds of kids molested by priests, church leaders; updated with press release

March 1, 2016 A statewide grand jury has found that hundred of children were sexually abused by priests or church leaders in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese over a span of 40 years, Attorney General Kathleen Kane i... more »»

AG releases report on child sexual abuse investigation into Catholic diocese

March 1, 2016 Grand jury report and FBI chart released by the Pennsylvania Attorney General concerning an investigation into child sexual abuse by people associated with the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. more »»

Grand jury: 2 bishops hid sex abuse of hundreds of children

March 1, 2016 ALTOONA (AP) — Two Roman Catholic bishops who led a central Pennsylvania diocese helped cover up the sexual abuse of hundreds of children by over 50 priests or religious leaders over a 40-year... more »»

Police rounding up 26 drug dealers

February 26, 2016 Police and state narcotics agents spent the morning rounding up 26 alleged drug dealers in Blair County. more »»

Bishop decrees existing Catholic schools close; new elementaries to start

February 24, 2016 A decree signed and issued by Bishop Mark Bartchak of the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese on Wednesday says five elementary schools in the Altoona area "shall cease to operate" at the end of the current... more »»

Tyrone Hospital picks new CEO

February 22, 2016 TYRONE -- The Tyrone Hospital Board of Directors announced Monday that it appointed Joseph J. Peluso as the hospital's chief executive officer. more »»

Charlie Batch appearance in Bedford canceled

February 16, 2016 Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch will be unable to make a scheduled speaking appearance Tuesday evening at the Bedford Elks, Bedford County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO... more »»

Kane won't run for second term as attorney general

February 16, 2016 SCRANTON — Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general said Tuesday that she will not run for another term in office, revealing her decision hours before a deadline to submit signatures to make the... more »»

Roads getting icy in northern Blair County

February 15, 2016 Roads are icing over in the northern part of the county as state police in Hollidaysburg reported two vehicle crashes north of the Bald Eagle Exit on I-99 this afternoon. more »»

Judge denies Maurizio a new trial

February 8, 2016 PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge has refused to grant a new trial for a Pennsylvania priest who claimed federal prosecutors wrongly withheld evidence in his sexual tourism case. more »»

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