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New inclusive park coming to Blair County

The inclusive park will have ramps for wheelchair access, sensory panels, and two swings.

WTAJ - 2018-08-15 19:51:02

Shots fired at turbine workers

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. —Authorities say a gunman fired several shots at turbine workers near the Dunlo area in Adams Township.The Adams Township Police say the shooter attacked the workers Wednesday morning before fleeing the scene in a car.Police have not said if any of the workers were injured.Police

WJAC TV - 2018-08-15 10:05:06

Man killed in Blair County crash identified

According to police, Clingerman was driving his Chevy Silverado on Scotch Valley Road when he lost control of his truck and ran off the roadway, striking a tree.

WJAC TV - 2018-08-14 10:03:00

Police investigating Blair County apartment fire

Three apartments were destroyed by fire, smoke, and water damage, but the fire chief told us he's glad this situation wasn't a lot worse.

WTAJ - 2018-08-14 20:26:11

Blair County coroner responds to crash in Hollidaysburg

The Blair County Coroner's Office has been called to a crash in Hollidaysburg Monday. (MGN)


Police say man in fatal crash was not wearing seat belt

According to police, Matthew Clingerman, 31, was traveling east at about 4:10 p.m. on Scotch Valley Road in Frankstown Township when he lost control of his vehicle and traveled across the westbound lane. His Chevrolet truck then traveled off the north side of the road and struck a tree with the driv

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-08-14 12:52:00

Duncansville teen grows hair for three years, donates to kids with cancer

"We spent about a month in the hospital and saw all the little kids with no hair and hooked up to an IV," Karey DeRose, Joshua's mom, explained. "Hearing some of the back stories on those kids he said, 'you know mom, I can probably make a difference.'"

WTAJ - 2018-08-15 03:48:16

Altoona-Johnstown Diocese reacts to Grand Jury report

A spokesman for the local diocese, Tony DeGol, was among those watching the Attorney General's news conference.

WTAJ - 2018-08-15 15:19:31

Hollidaysburg home to Sipes BBQ

Hollidaysburg, Pa. - Bryan and Audrey Sipes' Smokehouse BBQ is located on Woodbury Pike Rt. 164, in Hollidaysburg.

WTAJ - 2018-08-15 17:00:48

Girls’ mother testifies during Hollidaysburg man’s trial

Until her daughters made that revelation in August 2015, the Hollidaysburg woman said she did not have a reason not to trust Robert D. Gates, who had been friendly with her and the girls.

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

WATCH VIDEO | Most of derailed train moved; Windber's main streets reopened

More than 90 coal cars were moved by Norfolk Southern in the early morning hours, reopening busy areas of town, including Graham Avenue and 12th Street to traffic, borough Manager Jim Furmanchik said.

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Teen testifies against woman in child abuse trial

The teen expressed that anger and irritation on the witness stand when questioned about details of the abuse by Altoona defense attorney Steven P. Passarello, who is representing Jessica Dawn Hewitt, 34, of Altoona.


­Altoona board OKs change orders

The construction manager, Reynolds Construction, said work on the addition to the Fieldhouse and storm piping for the new B building are underway.


Woman crashes truck into home, flown to hospital

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Alleged still gunman at large; Hornerstown woman remains in hospital

A Hornerstown woman remains in the hospital one week after being shot multiple times, and her assailant remains at-large, authorities said.


Breaking: Windber Borough shut down by train derailment

Crews were first called out just after 7:00 p.m. to the area near 9th Street after multiple cars, some of which were carrying coal, left the tracks.


Two Kernville properties scheduled for demolition

Demolition is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, on two properties within the Kernville section of Johnstown using the Cambria County Act 152 funding.By Todd Berkeytberkey@tribdem.com


Father, son burned during fire at food trailer Sunday outside East Hempfield Township hotel

The men, who were working in a food trailer for Bowmansville-based Garafalo’s Calabria, were burned during the fire in the back parking lot at the Comfort Suites Manheim, 543 Champ Blvd.


PennDOT to host Tuesday job fair

Job openings with the state highway department include everything from plow truck driver, to diesel mechanic, to engineer.


Liquor law July violations reported

The office enforces liquor laws at more than 1,118 licensed establishments in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Fulton, Huntingdon, Mifflin and Somerset counties.