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Man dies after 5th floor fall from State College apartment

State College police confirmed Tuesday that a Bellefonte man died after a 28-foot fall from a State College apartment building. The 43-year-old man, who was not identified in a statement by State College police, fell at about 9:26 a.m. Tuesday at 456 E. Beaver Ave. from a balcony at Beaver Terrace A

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-03-20 18:36:00

Police searching for suspect in Clearfield County murder investigation

Madera, Clearfield County, Pa. - Police are looking for the person behind a murder in Madera, Clearfield County. Police are currently conducting an investigation. According to Clearfield County District Attorney Bill Shaw, state police were called to an apartment building on Main Street just after 1

WTAJ - 2018-03-21 00:20:35

DuBois man is 'Fugitive of the Week'

Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw, Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of March 19. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Nicholas McElwee, 21, of Rumbarger Avenue in DuBois. Shaw stated that McElwee is wanted for failure to appear at Criminal Call held

CLEARFIELD PROGRESS - 2018-03-20 04:00:00

Duncansville man charged for allegedly baring bottom

A Duncansville man who told police that he is plagued by chronic plumber's crack has been charged for baring his bottom while putting air in his tires. Brooks Alan Brunner, 47, of 2083 Brian Ave., told police in late January after an alleged incident in the Sheetz parking lot at the Meadow's interse

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

He faces years of punishment after pointing a gun at a child

A Bellefonte man could spend almost two years in jail after being sentenced Monday morning to counts of child endangerment and terroristic threats. Brian T. Hill, 33, was charged in March 2017 after a state police were informed that Hill had pointed a gun at a child. According to police, the victim

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-03-19 19:07:00

It started when he showed her pornography, police say. It ended in felony child sex charges | Centre Daily Times

A Howard man is charged with 25 counts of felony charges after allegedly raping and sexually assaulting a girl when she was 9 or 10 years old, according to state police at Rockview. Alexander Fults, 45, was involved in a February domestic dispute when he began using derogatory sexual names toward an

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-03-19 22:37:00

Man Dies After Fall from Apartment Balcony

A Bellefonte man died after falling 28 feet from a State College apartment balcony on Tuesday morning, according to State College Police. Emergency responders were dispatched to Beaver Terrace, 456 E. Beaver Ave., at 9:26 a.m. after the 43-year-old man, who has not been identified, fell from a fifth

STATE COLLEGE - 2018-03-20 18:40:00

'Unfortunate accident' happened when he fell to his death, police say

A 43-year-old Bellefonte man was transported to the hospital, which is where he was pronounced dead after a 28-foot fall from a State College apartment building Tuesday, according to State College police. The man, who was not identified in a statement by police, fell at about 9:26 a.m. at 456 E. Bea

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-03-20 22:49:00

A popular State College restaurant will close, owner says

Better finish your last meal at Herwig's Austrian Bistro - the restaurant will close, according to Herwig's owner Bernd Brandstatter. The announcement was made Sunday in a Facebook post. Brandstatter cited health and financial concerns. There will be several months between the announcement and closi


Driver arrested for DUI after truck collides with train

Courtesy: Mifflin Hose Co State Police are charging a Mifflintown man after a train struck his truck Saturday morning. Joshua Foltz is being charged with careless driving and suspected DUI after a Norfolk Southern train struck his truck, which was parked on the train tracks. According to police, t


Snow expected for the start of spring in central Pa.

Snow is expected to move into central Pennsylvania on Monday night and into Tuesday for the start of spring, but it isn't expected to amount to much, according to the National Weather Service at State College. As of Sunday evening, less than an inch of snow is expected by 2 p.m. Tuesday in places li


Police calls: Crash, fire, 5 assaults reported

Assault: Report taken at the 1200 block of South Jay Street, 2:17 p.m. Saturday. Fight: Report taken at the 600 block of South Main Street, 2:09 p.m. Saturday. Theft: Report taken at the 1400 block of Sixth Avenue Southwest, 12:48 p.m. Saturday. Structure fire: Report taken at the 10900 block of 393


Morrisdale man facing attempted murder charges

MORRISDALE - A Morrisdale man is facing attempted murder charges after he allegedly shot at his stepson. Leslie Wayne Conklin, 61, was arraigned last week on charges of attempted criminal homicide, two counts of aggravated assault, strangulation, simple assault and recklessly endangering another per


Karthaus man waives hearing on drug delivery charges

Aaron M. Barton, 36, of Karthaus, who is accused of illegally selling prescription painkillers to a confidential informant, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge James Glass Wednesday at Centralized Court held at the Clearfield County Jail. According to the affi


City man faces assault charges

Travis Pfahler, 31, of 1927 Pine Ave., allegedly got into an altercation with his wife at Klub Kryptonite, a nightclub in Altoona, early Sunday morning. Officers heard the altercation on an open phone line at 12:42 a.m. and also heard the accused's home address during the call. Police visited Pfah

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Clearly Ahead Increasing Marketing Efforts to Bring New Industry to Clearfield Co.

Rob Swales, Clearly Ahead Development (Provided photo) CLEARFIELD - Clearly Ahead has increased its marketing efforts to bring new industry to the area using cutting edge media formats and strategies within the economic development arena. According to Chief Executive Officer Rob Swales, Clearly Ahea


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


JUST IN: Morrisdale Man Charged with Attempted Homicide

MORRIS TOWNSHIP - Leslie Wayne Conklin, 61, of Morrisdale has been charged by Clearfield-based state police with criminal attempt/criminal homicide, F1; aggravated assault, F1; aggravated assault, F2; and related offenses. During a domestic incident Tuesday, Conklin allegedly fired two rounds from a


More Details Released in Attempted Homicide Case

MORRISDALE - More details have been released in an attempted homicide case that was filed Wednesday against a Morrisdale man for allegedly firing two gunshots at his step-son. Leslie Wayne Conklin, 61, has also been charged by Clearfield-based state police with two felony counts of aggravated assaul


64-year-old man charged with sexually abusing teen

A 64-year-old man is charged with six felonies after sexually abusing a young girl for the past four years, according to State College police. The Centre County Children and Youth office reported that a minor, now 14, disclosed that William Velasquez, had been sexually abusing her for the past four