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Refinancing causes tension in Cambria

July 11, 2014 EBENSBURG —- More tension arose between Cambria County President Commissioner Doug Lengenfelder and Controller Ed Cernic Jr. more »»

Portage might buy more bus cameras

July 11, 2014 PORTAGE —- Portage Area School Board members discussed but did not decide on whether to buy more cameras for the district’s school buses. more »»

Water authority hasn’t responded to letter

July 11, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Borough Manager Mark Schroyer said that the borough has not received a response from its letter to the Altoona Water Authority, expressing concerns about a plan to... more »»

Shuster shuffles his staff

July 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-9th District, has promoted three aides to senior staff positions, his office announced Thursday. more »»

Defense challenges search warrants in cyanide case

July 11, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Attorneys for a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of killing his neurologist wife with cyanide are challenging search warrants and subpoenas that prosecutors used... more »»

Police: Woman ran child cancer scam

July 11, 2014 SOMERSET (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman will spend a year on probation for selling discount fundraising coupon booklets she falsely told people would benefit a 4-year-old girl with cancer. more »»

Corbett still pressing for pension reform

July 11, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Gov. Tom Corbett said Friday that he’s still hopeful the Pennsylvania Legislature will take up pension reform, but won’t say if he plans to call a special session on the issue. more »»

Sheriff found not guilty of making threats

July 11, 2014 BEAVER (AP) — A western Pennsylvania sheriff has been found not guilty of assault, terroristic threats and witness intimidation. more »»

Suit blames SCI Cresson for suicide

July 10, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — For the second time in four months, the family of an inmate who committed suicide at the now-closed State Correctional Institution at Cresson has filed a federal lawsuit blaming the deat... more »»

Man accused of vehicle break-ins

July 10, 2014 Police have recovered a stash of empty wallets and purses, as well as empty heroin packets, from the home of a man implicated in a rash of vehicle break-ins in and around Hollidaysburg. more »»

IRS wants prisoner to forfeit cash, silver

July 10, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Internal Revenue Service is asking a U.S. more »»

City audit for 2013 shows $400K surplus

July 10, 2014 An audit report of 2013 city finances presented Wednesday to City Council showed an operational surplus of about $400,000. more »»

Police: One injured in crash

July 10, 2014 TIPTON — At least one person was injured in a car accident near Tipton Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Man accused of stealing beer

July 10, 2014 A Cambria County man faces felony burglary and criminal trespassing charges after allegedly stealing a can of beer from a neighbor’s home. more »»

Lakeview Estates likely to receive public water

July 10, 2014 The developer of a proposed housing development in Lakemont that stirred some debate in Logan Township is expected to come before the supervisors tonight and confirm arrangements for connection to... more »»

Councilman apologizes for remarks

July 9, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Altoona City Councilman Dave Butterbaugh offered a public apology Tuesday to Blair County commissioners about the online comments he posted after the county’s recent informational... more »»

Buyers of Logan Town Centre linked to sports owner

July 9, 2014 The investor group that recently bought Logan Town Centre for $101.5 million has links to the owner of the S. more »»

Attorney asks judge to bar death penalty

July 9, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A defense attorney is asking the judge in the Paul Aaron Ross murder case to bar the death penalty in his upcoming retrial, contending that when Ross was tried nearly a decade ago fo... more »»

Forgotten smallpox vials found in storage

July 9, 2014 ATLANTA — A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten... more »»

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