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Magisterial district judges

July 19, 2015 Filed before Altoona Magisterial District Judge Jeffrey P. Auker: - Lloyd M. Walter III, 34, 128 Walnut Ave., was charged by Altoona police with simple assault and harassment at his residence May 3. more »»

Tribes unite at Native American event

July 19, 2015 TIPTON — First you hear the pounding of drums through a copse of trees. Then, as you enter a clearing, you hear tribal chants as dancers circle in feathers and furs. more »»

Penn State holds line on tuition

July 18, 2015 For the first time in 49 years, Penn State is not raising its tuition for resident students. more »»

Police searching for robbery suspect

July 18, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A daytime robbery and assault in downtown Hollidaysburg remains under investigation. Police were called to outside of 309 Allegheny St. just after 4 p.m. more »»

Police: Injuries life-threatening

July 18, 2015 An Altoona man was seriously injured after crashing his motorcycle in Logan Township. Larry L. Mills, 64, of 1536 First Ave. more »»

Officer cleared of burglary allegations

July 18, 2015 A lengthy state police investigation has concluded that allegations made against a former Altoona police officer are false. State police Cpl. Timothy J. more »»

Cambria police departments preparing to consolidate

July 18, 2015 Although a merger is likely years away, some northern Cambria officials have already agreed that a joint police force, for at least some of its municipalities, is the best possible outcome of... more »»

Home reignites, now a total loss

July 18, 2015 A home damaged by fire Thursday on 12th Avenue was destroyed when flames reignited overnight. more »»

Annual waste collection expands to two-day event

July 18, 2015 With cars lined up Friday on Park Avenue waiting to turn into Peoples Natural Gas Field, passersby may have guessed they were waiting for an Altoona Curve baseball gam. more »»

Pitt hikes tuition at main campus

July 18, 2015 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh is raising tuition for students at its main campus, but not those who attend four satellite campuses. more »»

Unemployment rate stays steady

July 18, 2015 HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate remained steady in June, as payrolls shrank slightly. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that the jobless rate remained at 5. more »»

Feds: 8 brought in workers illegally

July 18, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Eight men recruited immigrants who were in the country illegally to work for low wages at six Asian restaurants the suspects owned or managed in central Pennsylvania, federal prosecutor... more »»

Mourners remember Scranton officer

July 18, 2015 SCRANTON (AP) — Mourners gathered at a church in Scranton to remember a city police officer who died of head injuries while chasing robbery suspects. more »»

PSU brings back classic jerseys

July 17, 2015 Basic is back at Penn State, which is removing players’ names from the backs of football jerseys to reconnect with the program’s storied tradition. more »»

Colorado shooter found guilty of murder

July 17, 2015 CENTENNIAL, Colo. more »»

PNG: Most residents happy about line costs being paid

July 17, 2015 GALLITZIN — Though only about a dozen residents attended a formal announcement that Peoples Natural Gas plans to install natural gas lines at no cost to consumers, company officials said Thursday... more »»

Report: Hiring full-time workers at Blair County Prison may save money

July 17, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County could lessen its reliance on fill-in corrections officers by hiring 12 more full timers for little additional cost, according to a report given to the county prison board. more »»

Man wanted in Altoona, New Mexico arrested

July 17, 2015 A Blair County man wanted for robbery and assault in Altoona was arrested Wednesday in Texas for his alleged connection to a killing in Albuquerque, N.M. According to a news release from the U.S. more »»

Police: Man tormenting neighbors

July 17, 2015 A Logan Township man who police say has repeatedly tormented his neighbors is now behind bars. David . more »»

Nearly 3,000 residents in Blair to get surveys

July 17, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Countywide health needs assessment forms are in the mail to some 3,000 Blair County residences. more »»

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