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Prosecutors battling over Maurizio testimony

August 29, 2015 Prosecutors in the case of a Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing Honduran children want to introduce testimony that might include incidents with children that didn’t result in charges... more »»

Hot, dry days buoy attendance

August 29, 2015 The summer swimming season started slow but picked up as the weather improved. “June was terrible to say the least. June was rough, but we had a good July and Augus. more »»

Police: SUV driver drunk when he struck train

August 29, 2015 A Tyrone man faces charges after police say he was drunk when he hit a train in an SUV. James V. Weston III, 23, of 505 W. 20th St. more »»

Man accused of selling landlord’s appliances while tenant was away

August 29, 2015 A house guest in Logan Township is accused of selling the kitchen appliances of a rented mobile home while his host was out of town. Dustin H. more »»

Judge approves Dickey withdrawing from Piner case

August 29, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County defense attorney Tom Dickey received permission Friday to withdraw as counsel for Stephen M. more »»

Police: Two fires arson

August 29, 2015 Two fires this week in Altoona were set intentionally, according to Altoona police. more »»

Hollidaysburg residents join injunction

August 29, 2015 Ten additional Hollidaysburg Borough residents opted to join a request for an injunction filed by three residents earlier this week. more »»

Logan OKs set of rain garden fees

August 29, 2015 Logan Township supervisors have agreed to initiate a set of fees that will apply to the development of residential properties requiring rain gardens to capture stormwater and reduce pollution. more »»

Police find suspected meth lab

August 28, 2015 Three people are suspected of making methamphetamine in an East End home. Altoona police responding to a domestic disturbance at 100 E. Fourth Ave. at 4:12 a.m. more »»

Officer accused of fixing ticket

August 28, 2015 An Altoona police officer who allegedly fixed a speeding ticket for a friend now faces charges. more »»

Police: Motorcyclist in chase had large stash of marijuana

August 28, 2015 EAST FREEDOM — A Shippensburg motorcyclist is set to face criminal charges after he allegedly led police on a chase Wednesday night, ending with a crash and the alleged discovery of a large stash of... more »»

Pair get three years’ probation for attack

August 28, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Two men who were involved in an unprovoked attack on an Air Force veteran at the Mountain Top Sportsman’s Association in Coupon last January were sentenced this week to serve three... more »»

PennDOT to replace bridges

August 28, 2015 PennDOT will replace a pair of structurally deficient city bridges next summer. One carries 10th Street over Brush Run in an area between Pleasant Valley and Valley View boulevard. more »»

Agency contract stirs emotions

August 28, 2015 EBENSBURG — Apparent confusion over a contract between a Cambria County agency and an area funeral home created controversy at Thursday’s commissioners meeting. more »»

Senate candidate makes stop in city

August 28, 2015 Leading a small band of campaign workers and supporters across 17th Street traffic Thursday, Joe Sestak offered military wisdom and policy prescriptions for the U.S. more »»

Man receives 3 more years’ prison time for heroin sales

August 28, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man will spend at least another three years in state prison for two heroin sales, a judge has ruled. Blair County Judge Daniel J. more »»

Car shows

August 28, 2015 Bombshell Vintiques hosting car show Bombshell Vintiques will hold a car show contest to celebrate its first anniversary from 4 to 8 p.m. more »»

Cambria County

August 28, 2015 EBENSBURG Portage receiving tax-break zone Cambria County commissioners voted Thursday to approve a 10-year tax abatement program for a portion of Portage Boroug. more »»

Amnesty day helps settle 30 cases

August 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Thirty people took advantage of an amnesty offer Wednesday to reach settlements on past-due child support and avoid being arrested, Chris Miller, deputy director of Blair County... more »»

Borough residents pursuing injunction

August 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Three borough residents have chosen to attempt legal action to halt a controversial land development plan that received Borough Council’s approval earlier this month. more »»

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