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Police: Couple threatened to kill five people at house

March 31, 2014 MORRISDALE — A Clearfield County couple allegedly entered another family’s house, where they attacked their daughter and her boyfriend and threatened to kill five people at the home, state police a... more »»

Township approves funds for search system updates

March 31, 2014 Logan Township will pay $4,000 to General Code Publishers, an informational management company, for updates to a search system for online ordinance. more »»

Weekly crime roundup

March 31, 2014 Allegheny Township police March 12 - Theft: 2600 block Plank Road, 100 block Cambridge Drive March 15 - DUI: 1300 block Plank Road - Theft: 2500 block Plank Road, 2600 block Plank Road March 18 -... more »»

Police reports

March 31, 2014 Altoona police - Paul B. Boakes, 31, of Imler was arrested late Saturday at the 58th Street Sheetz and cited for public drunkenness. more »»

Tension building at Northern Cambria

March 30, 2014 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Northern Cambria School District Superintendent John Jubas confirmed Friday that a school board member has approached him to discuss a buyout from his five-year contract, which... more »»

Police: Change machine stolen

March 30, 2014 PHILIPSBURG — Clearfield County residents might want to keep an eye out for criminals spending big at arcades and vending machines after someone yanked a change machine — and its $500 in quarters —... more »»

Sandusky’s wife still has hope

March 30, 2014 STATE COLLEGE — It was long after former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had been arrested, tried and convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys before his wife said she realized just... more »»

Area groups helping vets to avoid homelessness

March 30, 2014 Veteran Clint Baker lost his home after a stint in the hospital for a dangerous illness. more »»

AAHS wins state mock trial title

March 30, 2014 The Altoona Area mock trial team is the state champion. The team won two trials on Friday and two more trials on Saturday to secure the title. more »»

Police reports

March 30, 2014 Altoona police - Eric Brown, 621 N. 10th Ave., was arrested midday Friday at his home and charged with retaliation against a victim, witness of civil suit participant. - Lasheem Lee, 852 22nd St. more »»


March 30, 2014 The following sentencings were filed in Blair County Court. Although some cases may be more than a year old, the Mirror publishes them in the interest of complete reporting. more »»

Magisterial district judge

March 30, 2014 Filed before Roaring Spring Magisterial District Judge Craig E. Ormsby: Charges waived to court Jan. 23–Feb. 6: - Shane L. more »»

Police: Woman made threat to harm baby

March 30, 2014 An Altoona woman faces an attempted homicide charge after she filmed herself holding a pillow over a 3-month-old baby’s face, police said Saturday. more »»

One man killed, another injured after truck crash

March 30, 2014 EVERETT — A truck driver was killed and his passenger seriously injured Saturday when their tractor-trailer flipped on the turnpike in Bedford County, state police said. more »»

Fairview house destroyed; no injuries in morning fire

March 30, 2014 A Saturday morning fire destroyed a Fairview house and badly damaged another, leaving charred rubble strewn around a collapsed front porch and scorch marks on neighboring homes. more »»

Low bid for sewer line would cost $500K less

March 30, 2014 D&M Contracting of New Alexandria is the apparent low bidder at $. more »»

Water authority considers former Russo site for storage

March 30, 2014 The Altoona Water Authority is considering a bid to buy the site of the former Russo building that Blair County plans to sell to use as a supplementary equipment and material storage area for the... more »»

Political Notebook

March 30, 2014 They’re the subsidies that just won’t go away. Since Rep. more »»

Laughing together helps long, happy marriage

March 30, 2014 I am sure you have heard the old joke about the guy who says he and his wife have been happily married for eight years. more »»

Juniata No. 10 for best value

March 29, 2014 The White House touts higher education as the clearest path into the middle class. But the continually climbing price of college tuition has been viewed as obstacles on that path. more »»

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