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Police looking for State High runaway

The State College Police are asking for assistance in locating a 17-year-old State College Area High School runaway.Janet Evans was last seen Friday, Oct. 12 at State High but failed to show up for her ride after school.She is approximately 5 feet 2 inches tall and 120 pounds, said police. She was l

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-10-15 13:09:00

Shaffer Gets State Prison for Assaulting Clearfield State Trooper

Dale E. Shaffer (Provided photo)CLEARFIELD – An Olanta man accused of assaulting a state trooper was given a state prison sentence Monday.Dale Edward Shaffer, 35, pleaded guilty during special sentencing court to aggravated assault, disarming a law enforcement officer, two counts of endangering the

GANT DAILY - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Clearfield man sentenced to jail for child pornography

CLEARFIELD — Robert E. Davis III, 49, of Clearfield pleaded guilty to 25 counts of child pornography and was sentenced to serve 90 days to one year in the Clearfield County Jail plus five years consecutive probation.He was also ordered to not possess any device that has access to the internet except

CLEARFIELD PROGRESS - 2018-10-16 04:00:00

BREAKING: Two local Sears stores closing

Sears Holding (SHLD), the parent company for Sears and Kmart, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday.

WTAJ - 2018-10-15 17:15:09

Medical medical marijuana dispensary opens

“Each time I go get blood tested, my numbers keep falling and falling," Martinez said. "I used to have to see my cancer doctor every 30 days for blood work and bone marrow biopsies, now I’m down to every 6 months.”

WTAJ - 2018-10-15 22:36:09

Burglary at Moshannon Valley School

The suspect then allegedly exited the building, walked to the Student Driver vehicle, removed the magnetic decals and left the scene.The vehicle is described as a 2011 silver Ford Fusion 4 door which, at the time of theft, displayed PA registration MG34958.Anyone with information is asked to contact

WTAJ - 2018-10-14 21:48:23

Man found with 30 fake driver’s licenses faces felony identity theft charges

A Massachusetts man attempting to purchase an iPhone at a local store was found to have 30 fake driver’s licenses, credit cards and social security cards in a rental car, according to Bellefonte police.

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-10-15 15:59:00

Man charged with child sex abuse, pornography pleads guilty

Beck, of Altoona, pleaded guilty to the charges on Oct. 5. He wasarrestedin March 2018 and charged with sexual abuse of child, possessing and disseminating child porn and indecent assault, according to Shapiro.

WJAC TV - 2018-10-15 10:48:22

Olanta man who assaulted trooper gets 2-10 years in state prison

CLEARFIELD — Dale E. Shaffer, 35, of Olanta, who assaulted a state trooper and attempted to take his firearm following a high speed chase was sentenced to serve two to 10 years in state prison by Judge Paul Cherry at Special Sentencing/Colloquy Court held yesterday.It is an open plea, meaning the co

CLEARFIELD PROGRESS - 2018-10-16 04:00:00

Clearfield County new cannabis dispensary gives first looks before it opens for business

“There no cannabis dispensary nearby, and so was filling a need for people that live in Dubois,” Aggains said.


Wanted on warrants Oct 14

Editor’s note: This feature is a collaboration between the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department and the Daily American to apprehend individuals who are wanted on warrants for failure to appear to court hearings. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s warrant tip line at 445-1413.


Penn State: The Season Is Already Over For The Nittany Lions -

Sep 1, 2018; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin congratulates quarterback Trace McSorley (9) after scoring a touchdown during the first quarter against the Appalachian State Mountaineers at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports


Police offering a chance for a reward for info on Philipsburg burglary

A black Dell Latitude 6400 laptop, a black PlayStation 4 console, a camo PlayStation wireless controller, five PlayStation 4 games, a bath and body spray and a pair of black stretch pants were reportedly taken from the home.


West Point cadet convicted of rape in Pennsylvania

A Chester County, Pennsylvania, court convicted aUnited States Military Academycadet on Thursday of six charges stemming from a 2016 assault, a West Point spokeswoman has confirmed to Army Times.

ARMY TIMES - 2018-10-15 13:51:00

College student from N.J. among 3 killed in 11-vehicle wreck in Pennsylvania

A tractor-trailer driver is facing chargesfollowing a crash in Pennsylvania that killed three people, including a college student from New Jersey, and injured seven others, state police said

NJ.COM - 2018-10-15 07:54:00

Woman dies in crash after hitting deer, then getting hit: police

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Carlisle, the crash occurred around 6:43 a.m. today at mile marker 28.2 in Southampton Township, Cumberland County.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-10-14 13:08:00

Wet, moldy flooring, dried food residue: Centre County restaurant inspections

1796 Zion Road, BellefonteInspection date: Sep 20, 2018Inspection type: Regular (Out of compliance)Violations:--Observed a food employee at sandwich prep unit in the kitchen grab handfuls of potato chips with his bare hands and place them on the plate next to the sandwich. Items disposed of during i


Clearfield couple waives hearings on drug charges

Erika L. Haverly, 39, of Clearfield and Dylan S. Martell, 25, of Clearfield, who are accused of having crystal methamphetamine and a stolen handgun in their residence, waived their rights to preliminary hearings before District Judge James Glass yesterday at Centralized Court held at the Clearfield


New medical marijuana facility to open Monday

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Accused drug dealer waives charges to court

Jason Merritts, 37, of Park Avenue Extension, Clearfield, who is accused of participating in a drug ring responsible for distributing $1.5 million worth of crystal methamphetamine, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before District Judge James Glass yesterday at Centralized Court held at the