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Central Pa. remains under a winter storm watch ahead of snow, wintry mix
A winter storm watch remains in effect for all of central Pennsylvania. The watch, which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon, includes the counties of Clearfield, Centre, Cambria, Blair, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata, Union, Snyder, Montour, Northumberland, Columbia, Somerse
State of emergency declared in Pennsylvania ahead of weekend storm
Gov. Tom Wolf has declared a state of emergency ahead of this weekend's winter storm. The state of emergency will allow for increased assistance with storm-related needs. To stay updated on the forecast of a potential winter storm, download the WPXI News App. You can also follow WPXI on Facebook and
Bringing high speed internet to Huntingdon County
A local organization is working to bring high speed internet to rural parts of our area. The Rural Valley Co-op was started about a year ago in Mill Creek to make it possible for smaller towns to have internet access.
City man sentenced in child porn case
HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man will spend 10 to 23.5 months in the Blair County Prison on three counts of possession of child pornography. Judge Wade A. Kagarise handed down the sentence Thursday to Jason F. Miller, 45, who said he made a mistake and wanted to take responsibility.
Huntingdon restaurant set for renovation
Huntingdon, Pa. - A restaurant in Huntington announced they’re going to be making some changes in the next few weeks. Christa and Jason McGeary bought All-American Pizza and Subs five years ago, and they wanted to spruce up the place after some customers started to say it looked run down.
A host of Vikings propel Glendale to 11-1 record
THREE SPRINGS — The Glendale wrestling team improved to 11-1 Tuesday night, thanks to a 50-24 victory at Southern Huntingdon in high school action. The Vikings got falls from Suds Dubler (113), Garret Misiura (120), Brock McMillen (132), Cameron Fyock (160) and Cory Johnston (220).
Miss Central PA competition scheduled for Saturday in Mifflin County has been postponed
MIFFLIN COUNTY, Pa. — The Miss Central Pennsylvania competition scheduled for Saturday has been postponed. The local preliminary was to take place at Mifflin County Middle School at 3 p.m.
Pennsylvania's oldest licensed tavern closes its doors Saturday night
BLUE BELL (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's oldest licensed restaurant and bar closes it's doors Saturday night. Luke Myers, bar manager at the Broad Axe Tavern, says the new owner of the restaurant had been running this historic business for a decade now.
Centre Co. expects to get "pack-snow" which may make roads tougher to clear....
State College, Pa- State College Borough crews say they expect the anticipated snow to be a hard, "pack-snow", rather than a light powder snow which they say can be more difficult to clear from the road.
Gearhart, Rigby power unbeaten Huntingdon
WINGATE — Nick Gearhart scored 24 points, and Nick Rigby had 23 to help Huntingdon move to 13-0 with an 82-54 win over Bald Eagle Area in high school boys basketball on Tuesday.
Driver who struck and killed gas station worker on Long Island arrested in Pennsylvania: police
SOUTH HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — The driver accused of fatally striking a gas station worker on Long Island turned himself into police in Pennsylvania on Friday, police said. On Jan. 14, the driver tried to leave without paying for $22 worth of gas at the Pit Stop gas station on Grand Avenue in South Hempste
Police investigating theft in Huntingdon County
Warriors Mark Twp., Huntingdon Co., Pa. - Huntingdon County Police are investigating a theft in Warriors Mark Township. Several items were stolen, including a $5,000 diamond engagement ring, a $2,000 center ruby with an unknown stone on each side and a $400 gold watch with a rectangular face.
Pennsylvania Woman Tried To Kidnap Kangaroo From Petting Zoo, Take It To Florida, Police Say
HANGZHOU, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 21: (CHINA OUT) A kangaroo looks at the camera in Hangzhou Zoo on September 21, 2015 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
Former Penn State Basketball Player Found Dead Overseas
STATE COLLEGE, PA (WTAJ) - Photo courtesy of Abby Drey at our media partner the Centre Daily Times. According to his french basketball team, former Penn State basketball player Jermaine Marshall was found dead Friday.
Local murder case headed to trial
Altoona, Blair County, Pa. - Two people linked to the death of an Altoona woman are headed to trial. A man charged with killing his wife and the woman accused of helping him hide the body, had their preliminary hearings scheduled for Friday.
Local man charged with assault
HUNTINGDON — A Mount Union resident was charged Sunday with resisting arrest and drug possession, court documents indicate. Documents state that Kyeree M. Richardson, 30, was driving Sunday night, during which time police reported following Richardson for six blocks before activating the patrol vehi
Local students share animal sex video
Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. - The Hollidaysburg Area School District is warning parents about an inappropriate video that is being circulated around the school. The video depicts a sexual act between a young person and an animal.
Nassau Man Wanted For Fatal Hit-And-Run Arrested In Pennsylvania
Nassau County police say that the Baldwin man wanted for allegedly running over and killing a gas station manager earlier this week has been arrested in Pennsylvania. Police say that Joshua E. Roston, 33, turned himself in to authorities in Philadelphia late Thursday night. Police are currently work
AASD teacher at center of probe
Police on Thursday confirmed an investigation centered around an Altoona Area High School teacher, although officers and school district officials declined to give details into what prompted the probe and what charges the teacher potentially faces.
A Blair County man accused of killing his wife in 2015 will head to trial
The Blair County man accused of killing his wife in 2015 will go to trial. A preliminary hearing was held Friday for Michael Copley, where it was ruled that all charges will go to trial.