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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


Coroner's report released on man who fell from balcony

In what police called an "unfortunate accident," a 43-year-old Bellefonte man died Tuesday after he fell from a fifth-floor balcony while making construction repairs. Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers confirmed after the autopsy Wednesday evening that Corey E. Eicher died as a result of head trauma

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-03-22 04:07:00

State College Resident to Make Return Appearance on 'Jeopardy'

A State College resident is making a return appearance on tonight's episode of "Jeopardy!" Rebecca Zoshak, a Penn State language specialist, will appear on Wednesday's edition of ""America's favorite quiz show," which airs locally at 7 p.m. on ABC 23-WATM. Zoshak first competed on the show in an epi

STATE COLLEGE - 2018-03-22 00:14:00

'I have this story to tell': Stephanie Skipper talks 'The Voice,' childhood and more

Earlier this month, State College native Stephanie Skipper made her debut on NBC's "The Voice." Recently, she spoke to the CDT about her childhood, influences and what's next. Here's five things you may not know about the 33-year-old singer who's vying to become a household name.She was painfully sh

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-03-22 16:11:00

He confessed to shooting a child with a pellet. Now he wants to withdraw his guilty plea | Centre Daily Times

A Philipsburg man asked to withdraw his guilty plea to child endangerment charges after allegedly hitting a 13-year-old with a ricocheted pellet, according to the Centre County District Attorney's office. The Centre Daily Times previously reported Dean Vaughn, 27, confessed that he and the child wer

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-03-22 02:20:00

What happens next for an employee accused of stealing a local store's deposits?

Charges have been bound over against the Snappy's employee who did not make daily money deposits for more than a week, which resulted in a loss of about $14,000. Tracy Addleman, 40, was responsible for making daily money deposits for Snappy's at 2862 Earlystown Road in Centre Hall. The Centre Daily

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-03-22 01:56:00

Mixed Messages at Bellefonte High

The 850 students at Bellefonte Area High School observed the one-month anniversary of the massacre in Parkland, Fla., in several ways last week. Most stayed in class to honor the students at Stoneman Douglas High School who can no longer go to class. About 50 participated in a school-sponsored activ

STATE COLLEGE - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Centre County coroner announces autopsy results of man who fell 28 fell from Beaver Terrace

The Centre County coroner Scott Sayer has confirmed head trauma as the cause of death for the 43-year-old Bellefonte man who fell 28 feet on Tuesday. Sayers ruled Corey E. Eicher's death to be accidental, keeping in line with surveillance footage of the fall, as reported by the Centre Daily Times. E

DIGITAL COLLEGIAN - 2018-03-22 02:54:00

Commuting Thursday morning? Here's what to expect.

Spring is here. It probably didn't feel like it with snow on the first and second day of the season, but forecasters say conditions will start to change Thursday. The onslaught of snow is expected to finally stop falling before midnight and we can start looking towards spring, said John LaCorte, a m

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 02:11:00

How much snow has Centre County gotten so far and how much more is expected?

Centre County residents not yet ready for spring were in luck Wednesday, when a late-season nor'easter blanketed the area with snow. With school canceled in the State College Area, children were free all day to go sledding and build snowmen at least one more time. As forecasted, the storm hit mainly

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-03-22 02:15:00

'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


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


'It's going to be pretty insane for a while': NWS on snow Wednesday

After a lull tonight, heavy snow could fall for hours on Wednesday in south central Pennsylvania, the National Weather Service in State College says. Around daybreak, snow will resume, with Dauphin County seeing an inch an hour for a few hours, for a total of 6-10 inches, said Paul Head, NWS meteoro


What vehicles will be banned from driving on highways during the snow storm?

Anyone who travels during an approaching winter storm should slow down - some won't be allowed to drive at all. PennDOT issued a travel ban for certain vehicles on highways across Pennsylvania, including Interstate 99. PennDOT will impose the ban "on tractors hauling double trailers, tractors haulin


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


How much snow will we get? Enough to change your plans

Forecasts for the next nor'easter have been inconsistent in the days leading up to the winter storm. Projections in the last week have ranged from a dusting in State College to 12 inches, though the latest predictions have finally settled somewhere in the middle in the hours before snow hits the reg


A new user fee may be coming for these Centre County property owners

Property owners in Ferguson Township may eventually have to pay a fee that'll help cover the costs of managing the township's stormwater program. The proposed stormwater user fee would likely be based on the amount of impervious area on a property, according to township Director of Public Works Dav


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


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


Snow expected for central Pa. on Wednesday, winter storm watch issued

A winter storm watch has been issued for parts of central Pennsylvania, according to the National Weather Service. The watch is in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening for Perry, Dauphin, Schuylkill, Lebanon, Cumberland, Adams, York, Lancaster, Franklin and Schuylkill counties, acco