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City man sentenced for gun offenses

July 25, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man with a criminal history extending back to when he was a juvenile has been sentenced to a state correctional institution for a maximum of 11 years. more »»

Northern Cambria man faces prowling charge

July 25, 2015 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — A Northern Cambria man was charged after allegedly trying to break into a house he claimed was his own. Roger William Rumery Jr. more »»


July 25, 2015 $26,000 in tools stolen Bedford — State police at Bedford are investigating the burglary of more than $26,000 in tools and electronics from two separate construction companies between 2:30 p.m. more »»

Fugitive caught in Maryland on stolen motorcycle

July 25, 2015 A Blair County fugitive connected to a suspected methamphetamine-making set-up has been caught in another state. Maryland state police arrested Robert Winrick J. more »»

Tyrone man faces drug charges

July 25, 2015 A Tyrone man faces cocaine charges after allegedly arranging two drug deals with a police informant. Michael E. Eades, 43, of Tyrone was arrested by Altoona police Wednesday about 6 p.. more »»

Fort Roberdeau seeks heating, cooling system

July 25, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Fort Roberdeau leaders plan to pursue installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system at White Oak Hall if grant money is available from a central Pennsylvania foundation. more »»

County moves teen to prison

July 25, 2015 EBENSBURG — A teenager moved to Cambria County Prison after allegedly assaulting a Cresson Secure Treatment Unit employee is facing new assault charges. more »»

Police: Child nearly drowned

July 24, 2015 A 3-year-old boy is clinging to life after he was found floating in a backyard pool on Fourth Avenue. Altoona police said the boy was found unresponsive and not breathing in the pool just before 6 p. more »»

Convicted murderer requests new trial

July 24, 2015 Sean Louis Allen, a Hollidaysburg area man convicted of the 2009 murder of a Penn State Altoona student, is asking U.S. District Court in Johnstown for a new trial. more »»

Water authority to spend $100K on Russo property

July 24, 2015 The Altoona Water Authority expects to spend about $100,000 initially on developing the former Russo property on 31st Street for storage of stone, piping and equipment. more »»

Fire dept. receives $366K grant for pumper truck

July 24, 2015 The Altoona Fire Department has received a $366,000 federal grant for a new pumper. more »»

Man who stole copper wire must pay $20,720

July 24, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A 32-year-old man with a home address of Carmichaels has been ordered to pay more than $20,000 restitution for copper wire removed in 2013 from utility poles in the Williamsburg are. more »»

Sex abuse suspect to face trial

July 24, 2015 A Clearfield County man accused of sexually abusing two girls will face trial. James E. more »»

Crime briefs

July 24, 2015 BEDFORD Defiance man facing meth charges A Defiance man is facing at least five felonies after a state trooper found a suspected methamphetamine lab while serving a warrant for an alleged... more »»

Homicide suspect nears trial

July 23, 2015 EVERETT — Christy Ann Zelanko, accused of shooting her father to death in his Bedford County home in June, waived a preliminary hearing Wednesday and moved her case one step closer to a possible... more »»

A tasty treat

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Blair prison over budget

July 23, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County’s finance director, Robert Kuntz, has prepared a report showing expenditures at the county prison are about $56,000 over budget at the halfway point in the county’s... more »»

Winning $153M lotto ticket sold in state

July 23, 2015 HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Lottery says a Mega Millions ticket worth as much as $153 million was sold in Northumberland County. more »»

Police say tree branch mistaken for gunshot

July 23, 2015 PORTAGE — A 911 call initially reporting a shooting turned out to be the result of an all-terrain vehicle accident, with the driver’s head hitting a tree branch. more »»

Justice advocates pursuing reform

July 23, 2015 HARRISBURG — Changing Pennsylvania’s expungement laws could give ex-offenders a better opportunity at a second chance. That’s the belief of the U.S. more »»

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