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Altoona man, 36, allegedly sold heroin to police informant

April 24, 2014 An Altoona man out on bail on drug charges is back in jail after allegedly selling heroin to a police informant. Jason J. Johnson, 36, of 2721 Fairway Drive, Apt. more »»

Marshall to aid city’s transition

April 24, 2014 A couple of months ago, Peter Marshall was doing some recruiting work for a third class city he declined to identify. more »»

9th District forum slated for tonight

April 24, 2014 The three Republicans seeking the 9th District U.S. House seat are set for their first joint event tonight in Indiana County. Incumbent Rep. more »»

Police: Driver accidentally shot himself

April 24, 2014 A 29-year-old Altoona man accidentally shot himself while driving along Route 764, according to polic. more »»

Two accused of bomb threat in Cambria

April 23, 2014 EBENSBURG — Police have arrested two suspects in connection with a bomb threat that closed the Cambria County Courthouse for hours Tuesday. more »»

AG’s office cops to mistake

April 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An agreement approved by a judge late Monday has eliminated a hurdle faced by Dr. more »»

Robbery spree ends in jail time

April 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An East Freedom man this week told Blair County President Judge Jolene G. more »»

Mad deer zone expands

April 23, 2014 The discovery of chronic wasting disease in two more Bedford County deer has spurred the Pennsylvania Game Commission to expand a restricted hunting area to the Maryland border, officials announced... more »»

Police accuse man of abusing Dalmatian puppy

April 23, 2014 TUNNELHILL — A Gallitzin man is charged with cruelty to animals for allegedly abusing his Dalmatian puppy. more »»

Police: Man scammed elderly

April 23, 2014 An Altoona man convicted last year of scamming people is back in jail and facing new charges. Shawn P. Price, 25, of 110 16th St. more »»

Transportation program’s growth to be ‘sustained’

April 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Local PennDOT representatives met with area municipal leaders, police officers and planning agencies to highlight the perks of the recently passed Act 89 transportation funding law... more »»

Burglar sentenced

April 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A husband and wife who were victims of a home invasion last October told a Blair County judge the traumatic effect it has had on their lives. more »»

Man gets up to 30 years in prison

April 22, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG —- Blair County District Attorney Richard A. more »»

Airlines making offers to Blair, Cambria airports

April 22, 2014 MARTINSBURG — Four airlines will compete to offer subsidized flights to and from the Altoona-Blair County and the John P. Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County airport. more »»

Coroner: No trauma to woman’s body

April 22, 2014 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Despite a coroner’s report that showed no evidence of foul play in the death of a Northern Cambria woman, officials said investigators will continue to treat the case as a homicide. more »»

Responders: Bedford forest fire can last for days

April 22, 2014 CENTERVILLE — A fire blazing through a mountain forest south of Bedford will likely go on for days, burning through hundreds of acres and stopping only with extended rainfall, responders said Monda. more »»

AASD board accepts bid for former school

April 22, 2014 Children will be dancing in the former Curtin Elementary School building on Chestnut Avenue. more »»

Fencing project for fields approved

April 22, 2014 ROARING SPRING — A week after they turned against a $26,000 fencing project some board members considered too extensive, the Spring Cove school board decided Monday to approve a smaller project at... more »»

Police looking for driver in crash

April 22, 2014 HOUTZDALE — Police are looking for a driver who allegedly crashed his or her car into two other vehicles early Sunday morning along Clara Street in Clearfield County and fled. more »»

Board delays hiring for program

April 22, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The Spring Cove school board, preparing to establish an independent program for special-needs students over several districts, delayed a vote Monday to hire their first three staff... more »»

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