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Cambria County leaders warn of hypothermia risks

January 13, 2015 Two Cambria County residents, both in their 60s, froze to death over the weekend just outside their homes in separate incidents. more »»

Police: Party guests assaulted

January 13, 2015 DYSART — A late-night weekend house party turned violent when a Dysart man allegedly assaulted two houseguests early Saturday morning before pointing a gun at them and three others, police said. more »»

Police: City man sexually assaulted 14-year-old girl

January 13, 2015 An Altoona man faces a laundry list of charges, including nine felonies, for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl. Trevor James Grace, 21, of 317 Beech Ave. more »»

Council cuts speed limit along Washington Avenue in Tyrone

January 13, 2015 Tyrone Borough Council members voted unanimously Monday to decrease the speed limit of a portion of Washington Avenue by 10 mph from 35 to 25 mph. more »»

Police: Teens beat group home resident

January 13, 2015 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two Pittsburgh teens have been charged as adults after police said they beat a fellow group home resident so severely he had to be revived by paramedics and put on life suppor. more »»

Police hoping 3-D model will help identify embalmed head

January 13, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Police in a tiny western Pennsylvania borough still can’t identify the embalmed head of an older woman found discarded in the woods a month ago, so now they’re releasing images of a... more »»

County fills­ one position, creates another

January 13, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County leaders voted Monday to fill one of two vacant director posts and to create a new post for a geographic information system coordinator. more »»

Banker seeks commissioner post in Blair

January 13, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A longtime banker has announced his intentions to seek the Republican nomination for Blair County commissioner. more »»

Police: Trucker dumped urine onto I-81

January 13, 2015 DUNMORE (AP) — It wasn’t lemonade. more »»

Two juveniles charged in woman’s death

January 12, 2015 Before anyone knew Stephanie Michele Waters, 21, of Roaring Spring, was dead, a former boyfriend and co-worker at the Roaring Spring Puff ‘N Snuff, Steven Hoover, “felt something was not right. more »»

Farm Show requests donations for milk

January 12, 2015 HARRISBURG — Visitors to the 99th Pennsylvania Farm Show can help provide milk to hungry families. more »»

Librarian travels globe with jobs

January 12, 2015 Tim Salony’s career in library science has allowed him to go places. more »»

Three killed after truck crashes into lake

January 12, 2015 HUNTINGDON — State police at Huntingdon are investigating an accident at Blue Diamond Lake Sunday afternoon in which three individuals died. more »»

PSU Altoona planning expansion

January 12, 2015 Penn State Altoona is planning a $19 million expansion and renovation of the Adler Athletic Complex to accommodate an increased number of students at the campus and to allow for bigger events. more »»

Bellwood man killed in vehicle accident

January 12, 2015 A Bellwood-area motorist was killed Saturday evening after his truck went over an embankment along Old Sixth Avenue Road and struck a tree. more »»

Weekly crime roundup

January 12, 2015 Allegheny Township police Jan. 1 - Assault: Sheraton Drive Jan. 2 - Forgery: 3100 block Colonial Drive - Theft: 2600 block Plank Road Jan. 5 - Theft: 300 block Piedmont Drive Altoona police Dec. more »»

Coroner: Woman found dead

January 11, 2015 A young woman from Roaring Spring who has been missing since Thursday night was found dead in Bedford County early Saturday afternoon. more »»

Farm Show features variety

January 11, 2015 HARRISBURG — Those showing animals at the 99th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg range from veterans to rookies. “This is my 10th year. more »»

Friar with cancer riding to help others

January 11, 2015 Having started pedalling their bikes in Philadelphia, Sister Mary Ann Spanjers could see her friend Brother Shamus McGrenra suffering the lingering effects of his latest round of chemotherapy as the... more »»

Cambria interested in gas heating plan for Gallitzin

January 11, 2015 Gallitzin-area officials said education and outreach would be key to informing residents about the prospect of switching over to natural gas heating later this year. more »»

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