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2nd person facing charges in disappearance, death of Blair County woman

Charges have been filed against a woman accused of helping to move the body of Catherine Copley after investigators said her husband, Michael Copley, killed her.

WJAC TV - 2018-10-19 16:54:03

Husband of woman found dead in Altoona arrested for criminal homicide, report says

Documents show Michael Copley, 30, was arrested Thursday morning with pending criminal homicide and several other felony charges. Authorities say his charged are related to the death of his wifeCatherine Copley.

WJAC TV - 2018-10-18 13:48:28

Murder suspect controlling and abusive, says victim's sister

"He would try to control when she would come around," said Catherine's sister, Amy Boob. "Sometimes I wasn't even allowed to be around my sister. I always knew that relationship was toxic."

WJAC TV - 2018-10-19 11:51:03

Outdoors calendar of events in Lancaster County, week beginning Oct. 20

SATURDAYApples from Cider to Butter and Snitz program in Lancaster County Central Park:drop in anytime between 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Mill Creek Campground Sites 2 & 3. For all ages. Assist Johnny Appleseed (aka naturalist Brandon Pentz) to make fresh apple cider with an official apple press. Drink t


FULL INTERVIEW: Blair Co. and Altoona Police spoke on homicide arrest

Hollidaysburg, Pa. - The Blair County District Attorney Richard Consiglio and Altoona Police Chief Janice Freehling spoke at a news conference Thursday at 3 p.m. to announce the arrest of Michael Copley for the homicide of his wife, Catherine Copley.

WTAJ - 2018-10-18 21:18:37

2 Cents: McDonald's Delivery

Using the same account, you use to take Uber rides and track their order, as an Uber Eats delivery partner brings their meal directly to them. The full menu at participating McDonald’s restaurants will be available for delivery with the exception of soft serve cones and Uber Eats booking fee applies

WTAJ - 2018-10-19 22:35:47

Altoona boys, girls facing State College

The Altoona girls, the top seed, will face second-seeded State College at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 at Saint Francis University in the final. The game will be followed by the top-seeded State College boys taking on the No. 2 Altoona boys in the championship at 7:30 p.m.

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2018-10-20 00:00:00

BREAKING: Husband arrested for Catherine Copley murder

Altoona, Pa. - Altoona Police say Michael Copley has been arrested for killing his wife, Catherine Copley.

WTAJ - 2018-10-18 16:56:37

Police identify woman killed in head-on crash on U.S. 30

Cindy Macklin, 39, of Bedford County was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in the 6000 block, just west of Apple Way. Police released Macklin's identity and the details of the crash on Friday morning.

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-10-19 18:02:00

Altoona VA hospital and local clinics in need of volunteers

In our region, there are dozens of volunteer drivers to help veterans make their appointments, but the VA is looking for more people who are willing to give back.

WJAC TV - 2018-10-19 18:42:14

VIDEO: 7 Altoona bars burglarized in the past month

Authorities said the suspects are two white men wearing hats, hoods, glasses and gloves. They were seen on surveillance video targeting cash registers, electronic game machines, dartboard machines and cigarette machines.


Family of Catherine Copley, Responds to Arrest of Michael Copley

At the same time, they know their fight is not over. "The wait is worth it," Catherine Boob, Catherine's Mother said.

WTAJ - 2018-10-19 06:49:08

History of priest abuse in Altoona

Altoona, Pa. - To understand how wide this abuse within the Catholic Dioceses spans, you really have to look at where it all began.


Former Catholic priest pleads guilty in sexual abuse case

BROOKVILLE — A former Roman Catholic priest, David Poulson, 65, of Oil City, pleaded guilty to two felonies Wednesday in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court. Both charges were based on the sexual abuse of children.

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-10-18 15:00:00

Alleged Philadelphia drug dealers arrested in Johnstown

Two men from Philadelphia were jailed Tuesday when drug agents seized heroin, marijuana and $6,375 in drug money during a raid at Oakhurst Homes, authorities said.

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-10-18 17:45:00

Cambria combo? Taco Bell could be the beginning of development on Route 22

Cambria Township supervisors said following a regular meeting Wednesday night that the fast food restaurant was supposed to open last weekend. That opening has been postponed, but should be soon, they said.


BREAKING: Deadly crash shuts down part of PA Turnpike

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Police: Woman stole patrol car, led police on dangerous high-speed Turnpike chase

BEDFORD, Pa. — An Indiana woman is accused of stealing a Pennsylvania State Police patrol car and leading them on a breakneck chase down the Pennsylvania Turnpike, striking three cars and attempting to hit two state troopers before crashing.


Hedgesville senior reigns over Mountain State Apple Festival

The 17-year-old from Martinsburg will be crowned Queen Pomona XXXIX during coronation at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Martinsburg High School as part of the 39th annual Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival. The festival is from Thursday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 21 in downtown Martinsburg.

WHATSNXT.COM - 2018-10-18 16:30:22

California man on the run from FBI found in Johnstown

During the arrest, agents found ammunition and an empty gun box with loaded magazines, according to the complaint. Agents later executed a search warrant and found ammunition for several different firearms, including an AK-47.