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Pathologist: Hawk Run man intended to kill victim

A forensic pathologist contradicted a defense attorney’s argument that Dustin Thomas, 28, of Hawk Run, was too drunk to intentionally shoot and kill Brett Michael Bamat, 36, of Philipsburg.The expert’s testimony came during day two of Thomas’ murder trial yesterday in Clearfield County Court.Thomas

CLEARFIELD PROGRESS - 2018-08-15 04:00:00


Clearfield County Commissioners on Tuesday approved hiring a Pittsburgh law firm to file a lawsuit against eight pharmaceutical companies to recover costs the county has incurred related to opioid abuse.Commissioners John Sobel, Mark McCracken and Tony Scotto showed a united front by voting unanimou

CLEARFIELD PROGRESS - 2018-08-14 22:54:00

Testimony Continues in Hawk Run Man’s Homicide Trial

Dustin Tyler Thomas (Provided photo)CLEARFIELD – Testimony continued on Tuesday in the case against a Hawk Run man who allegedly shot and killed another man in late October of last year.Dustin Tyler Thomas, 28, has been charged by Cpl. Matthew Gray of the Clearfield-based state police with criminal

GANT DAILY - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Fast food stop results in drug bust

Contact was made with the driver, Joshua McLaughlin, who was discovered to be under the influence of controlled substances as well as having a suspended driver’s license. Officers noted that when they were talking to McLaughlin, he was acting nervous and sweating profusely. It was then discovered th

CLEARFIELD PROGRESS - 2018-08-14 15:19:00

Trial begins in Morrisdale murder case

The murder trial of Dustin T. Thomas, 28, of Hawk Run got underway yesterday before Judge Paul Cherry at the Clearfield County Courthouse.Thomas is accused of shooting to death Brett Michael Bamat, 36, of Philipsburg at a residence in Morrisdale on Oct. 30.Thomas is charged with criminal homicide-mu

CLEARFIELD PROGRESS - 2018-08-14 04:00:00

Mother recounts details about night son was killed

On Oct. 30, 2017, Dustin T. Thomas, 28, allegedly shot Brett Bamat of Philipsburg after a shoving match outside a Morris Township residence.

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

IST welcomes new faculty as enrollment surges | Penn State University

“Graduates with expertise in the information sciences continue to be in high demand,” said Andrew Sears, dean of the College of IST. “I look forward to working with our faculty to shape the paths for highly-skilled students to ensure they are prepared for successful careers and futures.”

THE DAILY COLLEGIAN - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

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

Bellisario College students honed skills at Golf Channel this summer | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — For golf enthusiasts, Golf Channel is the place to go for top-of-the-line coverage of their favorite sport, including live event coverage, news shows, instructional shows, apps and more.

THE DAILY COLLEGIAN - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Penn State's recruiting coordinators weigh in on effort to date and how they evaluate prospects

Penn State enters the middle of August with 15 Class of 2019 verbal commitments, which puts it right inside of the top-15, with a shot at the top-10, from a national perspective entering head coach James Franklin's fifth season in State College.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 09:00:00

State College broke a weather record. How much rain made it the wettest summer ever?

“A remarkable feature of the relentless heavy rain so far this summer, we have had no contributions from tropical cyclones,” NWS said. “In addition, consider we are just approaching the half way point of August so we will have many more chances at rain.”

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

Witness recounts details of killing

On Oct. 30, 2017, Dustin T. Thomas, 28, of Hawk Run allegedly shot Brett Bamat of Philipsburg after a shoving match outside a Morris Township residence, according to previous reports.

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Rain to continue on and off through next week for Northeastern U.S.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Though there will be some dry spells throughout, wet weather in the Northeastern U.S. is expected to continue over the next couple of weeks.

WVNEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 19:35:00

Hawk Run Man’s Homicide Trial Gets Under Way

Dustin Tyler Thomas (Provided photo)CLEARFIELD – The homicide trial got under way Monday for a Hawk Run man who has been accused of shooting and killing another man in late October of last year.Dustin Tyler Thomas, 28, has been charged by Cpl. Matthew Gray of the Clearfield-based state police with c

GANT DAILY - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Pa. counties remain under flood watch, some are under warnings

A flash flood watch continues for Columbia, Montour, Northern Lycoming, Northumberland, Schuylkill, Southern Lycoming, Sullivan, and Tioga counties in central Pennsylvania. In northeast Pennsylvania, Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northern Wayne, Pike, Southern Wayne, Susquehanna, and Wyoming counti

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-08-14 09:32:00

Box Culvert Update for Clearfield County

As the new box culvert opened, PennDOT has closed a second box culvert spanning Upper Morgan Run, about two miles north of the village of Madera.

GANT DAILY - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

IST graduate earns two degrees in four years, influences family tradition | Penn State University

Lawrence Wu, a 2018 College of Information Sciences and Technology graduate, is one of the few who can say both.

THE DAILY COLLEGIAN - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Flooding Concerns Topped Curwensville Borough Meeting

He showed pictures to the council of the home where he grew up and where his sister lives now. The house has been in the family since 1962 and since about 1972, during hurricane Agnes, the flooding issues began.

GANT DAILY - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Flooding closes portion of Route 322

Flooding has closed a portion of U.S. Route 322 in Lebanon County.According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the highway closed around 6:30 a.m. today in both directions between Forge and Mount Pleasant roads east of Campbelltown.Drivers should avoid the area.Much of the region is u


Bryce Jordan Center installs new sound system

Because of its high quality, this adaptive sound technology was used on Tom Petty’s final tour, and is currently wowing audiences in several theatres on Broadway.