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Attorney general announces 31 drug busts in Blair County

The Pennsylvania attorney general announced charges Friday against 31 individuals accused of dealing drugs in Blair County. The charges were made as part of a raid conducted by the AG's office and the Blair County Drug Task Force, a news release by Attorney General Josh Shapiro said. This was report

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-01-20 01:34:00

Police conduct Blair County drug sweep

Mirror photo by Greg Bock / Altoona Police Cpl. Tom Venios escorts drug suspect Felicia Simpson after her arrest in a Blair County drug sweep Friday. Drugs sold by the suspects charged in Friday's drug sweep include heroin and prescription pills, including opioids, along with crack cocaine, marijuan

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Police say Johnstown man broke into bar, stole ex-girlfriend's car

JOHNSTOWN - A man wanted for burglarizing a bar and then stealing a car is in jail on $50,000 bail. Frederick Wachs is charged with burglary, criminal trespassing, theft and receiving stolen property after being accused of stealing from Rockies Tavern on Maple Street in Johnstown. According to a cri

WJAC TV - 2018-01-19 14:44:04

HBO releases first trailer of 'Paterno'

STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 08: Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno talks from inside his home to a large group of students who gathered at his house on November 8, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. Behind Paterno is his son Scott Paterno (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) STATE

FOX43.COM - 2018-01-20 00:18:53

Police: Johnstown man facing rape, sexual assault charges

A Johnstown man is facing rape and sexual assault charges after an incident Wednesday involving a woman. (WJAC) JOHNSTOWN - A Johnstown man is facing rape and sexual assault charges after an incident Wednesday involving a woman. Nigel Beaton, 42, of the 600 block of Sherman Street, is also charged w

WJAC TV - 2018-01-18 12:54:52

Local Pair Charged in Prescription Drug Scheme

CLEARFIELD - A local pair - including a medical physician assistant practicing with an expired registration and license - is accused of conspiring in a prescription drug scheme. Dennis Lee Lingle, 60, of Clearfield has been charged by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General with felony counts of

GANT DAILY - 2018-01-19 05:08:12

Dance school dispute may end soon

"I'm cautiously optimistic that the case is going to be resolved," attorney David S. Gaines Jr. said Wednesday on behalf of Blair Dance Academy, which last year sued former part-time teacher Chelsea Moses of Hollidaysburg in Blair County Court. Moses told the Mirror on Friday that she is exploring d

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Morning drug bust nets 31

Altoona police, state narcotics agents and members of the Blair County Drug Task Force hit the streets this morning to round up 31 people accused of selling drugs. Today's breaking news and more in your inbox Altoona police, state narcotics agents and members of the Blair County Drug Task Force hit

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Judge sentences man to 2 life sentences for murder of Atwater teens

The second of two men accused in the shooting death of two Atwater teens received two life sentences without parole. However, a Merced County court judge decided since the incident happened when he was 17 Jose Botello can apply for parole in 25 years. Botello learned his fate in court Friday for the

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-01-19 18:58:19

A 3-year-old killed her brother with her mother's gun. The mother won't face jail time

Erica Bautista, a former correctional officer from Chowchilla, was sentenced to five years probation and 500 hours of community service after pleading guilty to a felony child abuse charge that resulted after her 3-year-old daughter used Bautista's gun to accidentally shoot her infant son, ABC 30 re

FRESNO BEE - 2018-01-20 00:36:00

Hazardous waste dumped in Marina, Gonzales

MONTEREY COUNTY - Monterey County Health Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the individuals responsible for illegally dumping hazardous waste earlier this week in Marina and Gonzales. Health Department officials responded Wednesday to reports of illegally disposed 55-gallon drums

GONZALESTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-01-20 03:05:49

This pair was arrested for stealing thousands worth of items from cars in Los Banos

Two people were arrested Saturday in Los Banos for a series of alleged car burglaries, the Los Banos Police Department reported. Tracy Conklin, 51, and Samuel Foster, 45, of Los Banos are accused of stealing thousands of dollars of stolen items from cars, police said. Officers tracked both of them

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 01:42:00

These 911 calls helped Los Banos Police solve several vandalism cases

Three teenagers were arrested Wednesday night after they were caught breaking windows of a home under construction, according to Los Banos Police. A 20-year-old Los Banos man also was arrested Wednesday in connection with several graffiti incidents throughout the city, according to a news release. S

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-01-19 01:12:00

San Jose police sniper cleared in shooting of man who killed ex's parents

A San Jose police sniper was legally justified in fatally shooting a man who killed his ex-girlfriend's parents and held their 13-year-old son hostage, according to a review by the Santa Clara County district attorney's office. Just after 9 p.m. on May 3, Mirza Tatlic stormed a home on the 1000 bloc

SFGATE - 2018-01-18 23:47:00

Merced police say he left the scene after killing a girl. A judge lowered his bail

The bail amount for a Merced County man accused of striking a girl with his car and then fleeing the scene was cut by more than half on Thursday. Isaac Gustavo Maldonado, 22, of Livingston has pleaded not guilty in the Dec. 4 incident that killed 3-year-old girl Dayveonna Polk of Merced, according t

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-01-19 00:24:00

Da's Office Rules Sjpd Fatal Sniper Shooting Lawful

Bay City News Service Published 4:12 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced today it has determined that a San Jose police sniper acted lawfully when he fired one shot and killed a 24-year-old Campbell resident who had slain the parents of a woman

SFGATE - 2018-01-19 00:12:00

Roxboro Road Middle School evacuates, firefighters investigate gas smell

MATTYDALE, N.Y. -- Students have been evacuated from a Mattydale school while firefighters investigate the smell of fumes. The Mattydale Fire Department responded to Roxboro Road Middle School at 12:03 p.m. Thursday, Onondaga County 911 dispatch logs show. A gas smell was reported inside the 300 Ber

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 18:14:47

Search for winter birds at Sterling Nature Center

The Sterling Nature Center will host Winter Birding & Summer Nests at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. An indoor presentation will teach attendees how to identify winter birds. Then, they will take a winter hike in search of nests, chickadees, cardinals and the waterfowl that winter on Lake Ontario. The ce

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-19 20:00:00

Man taken into custody after fleeing scene of crash on Thruway

An accident on Interstate 90 attracted a large police presence and temporarily shut down a lane of the thruway Friday morning. The accident happened around 3:20 a.m. between the Electronic Parkway and Oswego Road exits on I-90 westbound. Onondaga County 911 said authorities were looking for a suspe

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-01-19 09:21:37

The Pizza Cutters opens in Lyncourt

Lyncourt, N.Y. - The Pizza Cutters serves Syracuse-style pizza. To co-owner Sal Mere, that means a slightly thicker crust that, more often than not, is cut into strips rather than wedges. "But we'll cut it any way you want," he said this morning, during the store's first day. Sal Mere, of The Pizza

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 17:19:09