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Mueller team's focus on Paul Manafort spans 11 years

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team is reaching back more than a decade in its investigation of Paul Manafort, a sign of the pressure Mueller is placing on President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. The FBI's warrant for a July search of Manafort's Alexandria, Virginia, home said the inves

WGAL - 2017-09-20 01:24:00

Memorial dedicated to fallen trooper Landon Weaver

It's a seemingly simple, yet profoundly moving, memorial. The broad-rimmed hat of a state trooper rests on a pair of boots above a plaque detailing the short life, and the short career in the Pennsylvania State Police, of Landon Weaver. The 23-year-old Weaver was shot and killed in the line of duty

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-18 11:03:36

Upgrades underway for popular river spots

Mt. Union Borough, Huntingdon County, Pa - River recreation in Huntingdon County is going to transform this fall. Matt Price, Exec. Dir. for Huntingdon County's Visitors Bureau, said the Juniata River is a local hot spot. But limited accessibility makes it tough to recommend spots for folks who wan

WTAJ - 2017-09-18 22:05:00

Diamond shines at right time

PATTON - Alex Diamond scored at the 8:07 mark of overtime to lift Cambria Heights to a 3-2 win over Bishop Guilfoyle Monday in high school boys soccer action. The Marauders forced overtime when Vincent Good scored at the 10:34 mark of the second half. Heights, which had a 2-0 lead, improved to 2-3.

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Police officer who resigned has criminal record

Long exposure to capture the full array of police car lights. 12MP camera. Somerset County, Pa. - A former Windber police officer who resigned earlier this month has a criminal record in Maryland. William Smith, 53, served six months in prison in 2007 for a misdemeanor sex offense in Anne Arundel Co

WTAJ - 2017-09-20 02:02:51

PA unveils 65 prescription take-back boxes

Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. - In an effort to fight opioid addiction, state officials announced the opening of 65 prescription drug take-back boxes on Tuesday. They're now available 24 hours a day at in the lobbies of Pennsylvania State Police barracks across the commonwealth. The initiative is

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 20:42:39

New technology reduces patient risks

For people who have multiple health conditions, fixing one can sometimes lead to problems with the other. Now, some doctors are using new technology which precisely controls and measures the amount of dye used in heart catheterizations and other procedures requiring imaging. For some patients, the d

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 20:28:58

Student accused of filming fight, suspended and kicked off cheer squad

A mom is speaking out after she said her daughter was accused of filming a fight in the Juniata Valley High School cafeteria. Candy Waite told us her daughter, Alyssa, was there when it happened Friday morning and admits to trying to record the fight. "She had pushed the wrong button on her phone an

WTAJ - 2017-09-20 03:30:24

Unemployment compensation amnesty program deadline

Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. - Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Acting Secretary Jerry Oleksiak today reminded claimants and businesses that the opportunity to take advantage of Pennsylvania's Unemployment Compensation (UC) Amnesty program, which ends September 30, is dwindling fast. "Your

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 14:57:18

Trump says he won't impose US values abroad

President Donald Trump prepares to speak at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept. 19, 2017. President Donald Trump on Tuesday sought to harmonize his nationalist ideology with arguments for countries to work together to create "a safe and peaceful future for all people." "As presi

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 14:47:03

Money, guns stolen from cars in Richland Township

Somerset County, Pa. - Richland Township police are reminding drivers to lock their cars after a string of recent car break-ins. More than 13 cars have been broken into in Richland Township, Cambria County over the past three days. Several break-ins happened near Teryln Drive. In one case, two guns

WTAJ - 2017-09-20 01:26:47

Mural coming to life at skate park

Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. - A skate park in Cambria County is getting a little brighter. A mural is being painted on the walls and ramps at the skate park in the West End section of Johnstown. The West End Improvement Group is working with an artist from Bottleworks Ethnic Arts Center for the p

WTAJ - 2017-09-20 01:05:17

Man charged with false imprisonment

State College, Centre County - In Centre County, a man is facing charges after an incident on Penn State's campus. According to the Centre Daily Times, Xhosa Shakoor of York Pennsylvania, grabbed a woman by the arm to stop her from getting on a bus in downtown State College. A group of people were

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 11:25:40

Three charged in arson case

Three people are facing multiple charges in connection to a house fire that happened in Elk County almost 2 years ago. Police say back in November of 2015, Cody Miller, the man officials originally thought was the victim of that Ridgway house fire, actually set his own home on fire with the help of

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 11:14:59

Cambria County sees drop in drug overdoses

Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. - In past couple of months, doctors at Conemaugh Hospital, paramedics and the Cambria County Coroner have noticed a decrease in the number of drug overdoses and overdose deaths. West End Ambulance Manager Ira Hart said paramedics have responded to fewer drug overdoses

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 23:10:42

Audit reveals company misused state grant

Harrisburg, Pa. - The state audit revealed that over the last 3 years, Real Alternatives has spent $497,368 of state grant money outside the state of Pennsylvania and the misused has gone on for at least 2 decades. Real Alternatives is a company that helps women who are dealing with a crisis pregnan

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 22:51:54

DuBois Central Catholic spirit week looks to give back to community

DuBois, Clearfield County, Pa. - Students swapped their uniforms for pajamas Tuesday at Dubois Central Catholic. The students were comfy in class as they wore their best bedtime attire. It's all part of their spirit week. This is the 39th year of spirit week for the high school and middle school.

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 22:20:03

The Most Awesome Pirate & Princess Adventure

Calling all pirates and princesses to join Central Blair Parks and Recreation for an adventure! The Most Awesome Pirate & Princess Adventure in Blair County is scheduled for Saturday, September 23 from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm at the Juniata Civic Center & Memorial Park in Altoona. Enjoy a free indoor

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 22:11:00

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Toys 'R' Us is filing for bankruptcy protection. The toy retailer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States, it said in a statement on Monday. Meanwhile, it said its Canadian subsidiary will "seek protection in parallel proceedings" in the Ontario Supe

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 06:12:15

Man threatens officers, asks them to kill him

Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa. - A Centre County man is behind bars after threatening to harm an officer. Police were called to a Reynolds Avenue home in Bellefonte around 1:45 Monday morning. Dennis Hassinger was drunk and causing problems with a woman living there. He allegedly said he wanted offi

WTAJ - 2017-09-19 03:57:05