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Police: Teen raped 13-year-old girl

December 14, 2014 CLAYSBURG — A Claysburg teenager faces a rape charge for allegedly having forcible sex with a girl six years younger — an encounter that left the girl pregnant, Greenfield Township police sai. more »»

Police: Three men robbed vacant home

December 14, 2014 Three men are behind a home-invasion robbery last month in Altoona, according to police. more »»

Police reports

December 14, 2014 Altoona police - Harold Mountain, 32, 100 Howard Ave., was arrested Friday on the 2200 block of Seventh Avenue on a warrant. - Linda Heiss, 54, 1009 Howard Ave. more »»

Magisterial district judges

December 14, 2014 Filed before Roaring Spring Magisterial District Judge Craig E. Ormsby: Charges waived to court Aug. 28: - Nila A. Dicken, 28, 631 Bedford St. more »»

Woman hanging from window saved

December 14, 2014 MANHEIM (AP) — A 19-year-old woman is safe after being rescued by central Pennsylvania firefighters as she hung from a second-story window of her home near Manheim. more »»

Woman hanging from window saved

December 14, 2014 MANHEIM (AP) — A 19-year-old woman is safe after being rescued by central Pennsylvania firefighters as she hung from a second-story window of her home near Manheim. more »»


December 14, 2014 Clearfield state police - Dalton J. more »»

BG perfectly golden

December 13, 2014 HERSHEY – There were smiles all around among the Bishop Guilfoyle High School football players, coaches, and fans on hand following the Marauders’ 19-18 PIAA Class A state championship win over... more »»

Bomb suspect receives two years

December 13, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A federal judge has sentenced Vladislav Miftakhov, a former Penn State Altoona student, to 24 months in a federal prison for making illegal explosive devices last year in his apartment... more »»

Hollidaysburg budget maintains ‘status quo’

December 13, 2014 Hollidaysburg Borough Council unanimously passed its $2.7 million 2015 budget Thursday evening without a tax increase. “Pretty much everything’s the status quo,” Mayor John Stultz said. more »»

City mayor post interests two

December 13, 2014 Two members of city council are thinking of running for the full-time mayoral post established by the home rule charter that voters approved last month. more »»

Gun donation to aid Tyrone police officers

December 13, 2014 Tyrone police officers will now have borough-issued handguns. Six Smith & Wesson M&P . more »»

Balanced budget raises concerns

December 12, 2014 Logan Township’s 2015 budget balances by keeping real estate taxes, light district taxes and sewer rates at current levels. more »»

Transportation funding to see boost

December 12, 2014 PennDOT is expecting a 42 percent increase in Blair County funding as a result of a major transportation bill approved last summer, District 9, Executive Thomas Prestash told members of the Blair... more »»

PSU chair concerned by focus on sanctions

December 12, 2014 STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The chairman of Penn State’s board of trustees said he’s concerned about members “single-minded focus” on fighting sanctions in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse... more »»

Computer code learning sweeping schools

December 12, 2014 At first glimpse, fourth-grader Ava Miller and her classmates at Bellwood-Antis School District’s Myers Elementary School appear to be playing a computer game, but it’s much more than that. more »»

Man wants video suppressed

December 12, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man who contends he had a right to take a cellphone video of the Blair County Prothonotary’s Office on July 3 has asked that evidence against him — his own video — be... more »»

Police: Scam victim sent money often

December 12, 2014 The 88-year-old Altoona woman recently reported to have lost more than $215,000 in a lottery scam sent money repeatedly over two years at the request of people who called her, according to the state... more »»

Officials pushing emergency alert program

December 12, 2014 Emergency officials and the Blair County Local Emergency Planning Committee are urging residents to self-register their cellular telephones to receive emergency alerts. more »»

Bombing suspect’s sentencing set

December 12, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former college student facing a two-year prison sentence for building bombs without a federal license in his off-campus apartment has had his sentencing rescheduled. more »»

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