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Former Altoona police officer charged

July 9, 2015 Mark Sprouse, 29, of Altoona is charged by State police with misdemeanor counts of official oppression and simple assault stemming from the alleged assault of a suspect Feb. more »»

Logan Township to hire new police chief tonight

July 9, 2015 A retired state police commander is expected to be hired tonight as Logan Township's police chief. Timothy J. more »»

Huntingdon mom acquitted in death of infant son

June 30, 2015 HUNTINGDON (AP) — A central Pennsylvania woman has been acquitted in the death of her infant son five years ag. more »»

Bedford County woman charged in father's fatal shootiing

June 17, 2015 SIX MILE RUN -- Police have charged a Bedford County woman with murder for allegedly shooting her sleeping father early Wednesday morning. more »»

Pedestrian killed on Interstate 99

May 29, 2015 An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a pedestrian Friday on Interstate 99 has left one person dead, first responders on scene said. more »»

Woman, unborn baby killed in accident identified

May 27, 2015 A 29-year-old Altoona woman who was killed along with her unborn baby early Wednesday has been identified. more »»

Drowning victim identified

May 19, 2015 Blair County Coroner Patricia Ross confirmed that 15-year-old Justin Lee died from a cold-water drowning Monday evening at a Gallitzin reservoir. more »»

Election results

May 19, 2015 Top election results as of 12:12 p.m. with all precincts reporting. Results are shown by candidate names, total number of votes and percentage of votes the candidate has taken. more »»

Kelley concedes to Pacifico

May 19, 2015 Bruce Kelley has conceded to Matt Pacifico in the Republican primary of Altoona's mayoral race. more »»

Fran Fisher passes away at age 91

May 14, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Fran Fisher, former longtime radio voice of Penn State sports, has died at the age of 91. His son, Jerry, announced the passing on Twitter this morning. more »»

I-99 northbound now open after fatal crash

May 13, 2015 Both lanes of I-99 northbound between the 17th Street and Pinecroft interchanges have reopened after debris was cleaned up following a fatal cash this morning. more »»

Ebensburg installing 30 cameras

May 5, 2015 Ebensburg Borough is spending thousands of dollars on 30 new cameras to be placed around town in the coming weeks, with some live feeds going online for public view. more »»

Police: Man barricaded inside Alexandria home (updated 4:20 p.m.)

May 5, 2015 ALEXANDRIA -- State police said a 64-year-old man has barricaded himself inside a Huntingdon County home after his girlfriend called 911 this morning. more »»

Coroner called to scene of accident; Plank Road closed

May 5, 2015 Plank Road between the intersection of Route 36 and Goods Lane in Logan Township is closed because crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle. The Blair County Cororner is on scene. more »»

Charlie Weston passes away

May 1, 2015 Popular longtime local radio personality Charlie Weston has died. more »»

Bailey resigns as Tussey boys basketball coach

April 13, 2015 By Philip Cmor An era is coming to an end in the Saxton area. more »»

Police rounding up drug suspects

April 10, 2015 Police and state drug agents spent the morning in Blair County rounding up about two dozen people suspected of dealing drugs over the past year. For more information see Saturday's Altoona Mirror. more »»

Boston Marathon bomber guilty on all counts

April 8, 2015 BOSTON (AP) — A jury has convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of all 30 charges against him, making him eligible for the death penalty. more »»

Fraud, theft charges filed against Logan Twp. police officer

April 7, 2015 A Logan Township police sergeant has been charged with insurance fraud and theft after allegedly taking an ATV from the police impound facility. more »»

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