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Two face felony drug charges

June 27, 2015 Two men are behind bars over hundreds of bags of heroin. Curtis M. Gates, 27, of 2615 W. Chestnut Ave., Apt. 2, and Dustin M. Riley, 27, of 317 Crawford Ave. more »»

Spring Cove board fires AD

June 27, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Spring Cove School Board voted to eliminate the district’s current athletic director position Friday, replacing it with a new combined post at a larger salary. more »»

Man, woman allegedly use stroller to cart loot

June 27, 2015 Two people face charges after police say they took a 7-year-old along to burglarize a home. James F. Kelly 29, of 815 Fifth Ave. more »»

Coach: Hitting batter unintentional

June 27, 2015 The lawyer for a Penn State Altoona softball player charged with assault said in a statement Friday that the incident has been blown out of proportion. more »»

Spring Cove budget calls for tax increase

June 27, 2015 ROARING SPRING — In a quick, little-discussed pair of votes following contention last month, the Spring Cove School Board voted Friday to adopt a $24 million 2015-16 budget accompanied by a tax... more »»

Coroner to rule on man’s death in standoff

June 27, 2015 GREENSBURG — A coroner says he’ll rule next week whether a western Pennsyl­vania man fatally shot himself or was killed by state police during an armed standoff following a pharmacy robbery. more »»

Altoona man’s prison sentence lengthens

June 26, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge explained Thursday she imposed a longer sentence on an Altoona man for gun violations than she initially intended because of a statement he made to police when h... more »»

State searches Baker’s residence

June 26, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Special agents with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office moved briskly in and out of St. more »»

Cove board to hear attorney’s report

June 26, 2015 The Spring Cove School Board is set for an attorney’s report tonight on whether a May 26 closed-door session violated the state’s Sunshine Ac. more »»

Center to open Sept. 10

June 26, 2015 SHANKSVILLE — The newly constructed Flight 93 National Memorial visitors center complex — a $26-plus million addition — is scheduled to open to the public in little more than 10 weeks. more »»

Center to open Sept. 10

June 26, 2015 SHANKSVILLE — The newly constructed Flight 93 National Memorial visitors center complex — a $26-plus million addition — is scheduled to open to the public in little more than 10 weeks. more »»

State court rejects law aiding NRA gun challenges

June 26, 2015 HARRISBURG — A Pennsyl­vania state court on Thursday struck down a law designed to make it easier for gun owners and organizations like the National Rifle Association to challenge local firearms... more »»

Penn Cambria shakes up administration

June 26, 2015 CRESSON — After approving the hire of a new high school principal Monday, Penn Cambria School Board also voted on some administrative shakeups, which outgoing Superintendent Mary Beth Whited said ar... more »»

Man accused of insurance fraud

June 26, 2015 A Hollidaysburg man faces a felony insurance fraud charge after he allegedly claimed damage to his truck twice. Michael R. more »»

Despite weather, crowd enjoys festival

June 26, 2015 EBENSBURG — Although it dampened the turnout, the rain certainly didn’t stifle the sounds and smells of Ebensburg Borough’s 11th annual Wheels & Wings, with hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts and... more »»

Judge allows child to testify using video at courthouse

June 26, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A child victim in a sexual abuse case will be permitted to testify by videoconference rather than be in the same courtroom as her alleged abuser, according to a decision Friday by... more »»

Police: Three inmates made weapons

June 26, 2015 Three inmates at the Blair County Prison face charges after weapons were allegedly found in the cell. more »»

Accused killer’s mental state to be examined

June 26, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Wade Kagarise has approved a request by the prosecution to conduct a mental health evaluation of an Altoona woman accused of killing her mother seven months ago. more »»

Video shows officer shoving man with toddler over $2.25 fare

June 26, 2015 PHILADELPHIA — Secur­ity video appears to show a Philadelphia transit officer shove a man holding a toddler against the wall and grab him by the throat as they argued over whether he paid the $2. more »»

Police receive toxicology report in I-99 crash that killed city man

June 26, 2015 State police investigating a crash that killed and Altoona man in May have secured the driver’s toxicology report. more »»

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