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Police: Woman set vehicle on fire after falling behind on payments

April 9, 2015 REVLOC — Police said a Revloc woman set her car on fire Tuesday night after falling behind on payments and failing to sell it. According to police, Andrea G. Brosch, 54, 656 Highland Ave. more »»

Bus crash injures student

April 9, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A school bus mishap in Tyrone Township led to the minor injury of a student, according to state police. more »»

C-K board addresses mounting legal fees

April 9, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Days after a district resident threatened to pursue legal action against a Claysburg-Kimmel School Board leader for allegedly violating the state’s Sunshine Act, another board member... more »»

Logan officer facing fraud, theft charges

April 8, 2015 A Logan Township police officer faces felony insurance fraud and theft charges over an impounded ATV. more »»

Rails in Tyrone cleared after accident

April 8, 2015 TYRONE — Two locomotives that jumped the track early Monday morning atop a bridge spanning Ninth Street were removed Tuesday afternoon, more than 24 hours after the derailin. more »»

Council to vote on new manager

April 8, 2015 City Council will vote this evening on whether to hire a candidate for permanent city manager who is being recommended by a search committee, according to Councilman and committee member Erik Cagle. more »»

Steamer set to retire

April 8, 2015 Steamer, the Altoona Curve’s uniquely bizarre-looking but beloved mascot, is retiring at the end of the upcoming baseball season. more »»

Troopers to begin carrying opioid overdose antidote

April 8, 2015 AMED has signed an agreement by which it has become the sole required keeper of the list of state troopers throughout Pennsylvania qualified to administer naloxone under Go. more »»

Highway funding remains issue

April 8, 2015 When a busload of congressmen and state transportation officials rolled into the Blair County Convention Center on Tuesday, they likely passed orange cones and road work signs as workers hammer a ne... more »»

Prison fire causes minor damage

April 8, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Monday afternoon fire in the laundry room of the Blair County Prison is prompting additional scrutiny into the cause, partly because the laundry was the site of a fire in November... more »»

Man faces charges related to two robberies in 2013

April 8, 2015 A Saxton man already in federal prison for smuggling stolen guns faces new charges in connection with two 2013 robberie. more »»

Bellwood-Antis teachers reject fact-finder’s report

April 8, 2015 BELLWOOD — Teachers in the Bellwood-Antis School District still do not have a new contrac. more »»

DA reviewing if charges will be filed in cathedral shooting

April 8, 2015 It will take some time to determine whether an Altoona man whose handgun unintentionally fired at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament on Saturday will face charges, according to the Blair County... more »»

Carbon monoxide detected at Hoss’s

April 8, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — A Hoss’s Family Steak & Sea House restaurant was evacuated and two people sought medical treatment after officials detected carbon monoxide on the premises about 5 p.m. Tuesday. more »»

City noise level ordinance still causing a ruckus

April 7, 2015 Lots of noise, little progress. more »»

Power outage gives PSU Altoona students a break

April 7, 2015 A power failure driven by a failed termination cable swept across the Penn State Altoona campus, causing campus officials to cancel classes Monday. more »»

Midder seeks to withdraw guilty pleas

April 7, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Altoona man who attempted to help Hugo Baez flee Altoona after a fatal shooting at Club Choices/NXT 18 months ago decided Monday he wanted to withdraw his guilty pleas to two... more »»

Antis withholds construction permit fee

April 7, 2015 BELLWOOD — Antis Township residents should see a cost savings of more than $100 in construction projects that require a uniform construction code permit because supervisors opted to revamp an... more »»

Preparation workshop to address aiding disabled residents

April 7, 2015 Representatives from several local agencies will meet Wednesday at the Blair County Convention Center for a symposium on helping people with disabilities. more »»

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