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Bomb threats investigated in York, Lancaster counties, others reported across country
Bomb threats are being reported across the country. At least eight bomb threats are being investigated in Lancaster County today, according to the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office.
State College Police looking for trespassing suspect
State College, Centre County, Pa. - State College Police are still looking for a trespassing suspect. On November 10 at approximately 8:30 p.m., a woman attempted to enter Champs on 139 South Allen Street through the rear entrance.
Former State College massage therapist sentenced for sexually abusing clients
Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa. - By: Bret Pallotto. A former American Chiropractic Spa and Retreat massage therapist who was found guilty of inappropriately touching several women during his massages was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison on Thursday.
‘I understand what I did.' Former Bellefonte High worker sentenced for sex with student
Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa. - A former Bellefonte Area High School cafeteria worker accused of having sexual intercourse with a student four days after he was hired was sentenced to at least 11-and-a-half months in jail on Thursday.
Lands considered for conservation in Centre County
State College - Penn State announced its working with the Clearwater Conservancy to conserve the Musser Gap Valley lands. The 365 acre property owned by the university includes walking trails, which may eventually connect to the future site of Whitehall Road Regional Park. That park is currently und
New equipment to improve Life Flight in State College
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WJAC) — When every second matters, making advanced critical care assessments and treating accident victims -- or someone suffering from a stroke or heart attack -- while transporting them to the hospital can impact their chance of survival.
Snow possible in some areas of Pa. on Thursday
A quick-hitting storm could bring snow to parts of Thursday before a rainstorm dampens the state into the weekend. Central Pennsylvania, according to AccuWeather, likely won’t see any accumulation.
Ferguson Township Police responded to attempted suicide
Ferguson Township, Centre County, Pa. - Ferguson Township Police responded to an attempted suicide at Tudek Park. Police got a call for help at Tudek Park early this morning. A 23-year-old man called 911 to report that he was at the park with a gun, intending to harm himself.
Proposed County Hotel Tax Increase Could Include Airbnbs
Centre County commissioners said this week that potential changes to the county hotel occupancy tax could include short-term rental booking services such as Airbnb, which mostly are not currently subject to the fee.
Bob Perks Fund supports Clearfield County cancer patients, families
An organization developed in memory of a State College native is continuing his fight by helping local cancer patients and families in need. The Bob Perks Fund “financially supports the cancer communities” in Blair, Clearfield, Centre and Huntingdon counties, assisting with basic expenses like food,
Penn State Coach’s Son Makes College Decision
James Franklin’s hire of JaJuan Seider as running backs coach is paying off in even more ways. Now, his son Jaden Seider is set to join the program. The younger Seider, a dual-threat quarterback, was not a major FBS recruit. He did draw interest from a number of programs though.
Dentist acquitted of rape allegations named in lawsuit
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania dentist acquitted earlier this year of charges that he raped a patient while she was sedated is now named in a lawsuit filed by the woman who accused him.
Centre County officials weigh in on overdose prevention week
CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WJAC) — Pennsylvania is focusing on overdose prevention this week. With the year coming to a close, 6 News looked at Centre County's history with this issue, and where it stands today.
Public turns out to discuss future of Centre Crest Nursing Home
BELLEFONTE – The future of the Centre Crest building was discussed at a public meeting on Wednesday night at Lambert Hall in Bellefonte. Several dozen Bellefonte residents filled the seats to hear what members of Bellefonte Borough Council had to say. They also voiced their opinions on the subject.
Steelers' Roethlisberger Not Practicing Wednesday
STATE COLLEGE, PA (WTAJ) - Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sat out Pittsburgh's Wednesday practice with a rib injury and also to rest. Roethlisberger left Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders shortly before halftime and sat out until the last 5:20 in the game. The Steelers lost 24-21 an
WEB EXTRA: "Pins" Valley Racks Up Falls vs. Central
STATE COLLEGE, PA (WTAJ) - Penns Valley rolled past Central 59-12 Tuesday night racking up seven falls in 10 contested matches. The pins include a 16-second fall, a 21-second fall and an eight-second fall. The eight-second fall was too fast - and we could not get it recorded. (We're sorry!)
Public Input Sought for Centre Region Comprehensive Parks and Rec Plan
Local residents will have two upcoming opportunities to participate in the year-long Centre Region Comprehensive Recreation, Parks, and Open Space planning process. The planning kicked off in November with the goal of evaluating and developing recommendations — with a focus on facilities, programmin
Local Tech Company Helps High School Students Prepare for Success
In addition to their regular school work and activities, 25 State College Area High School students spent much of the fall committed to building confidence, communication and relationship skills, thanks to the generosity of a local company.
WEB EXTRA: See Alli Campbell Ball with Notre Dame Coach in the House
STATE COLLEGE, PA (WTAJ) - Bellwood-Antis returning Gatorade Player of the Year Alli Campbell is committed to play basketball at Notre Dame. Notre Dame is the returning NCAA Champion. Coach Muffet McGraw visited Central PA to watch Campbell play Wednesday night.
Former Commissioner John Saylor Dies at 87
John Saylor, a former Centre County commissioner whose commitment to public and community service carried throughout his life, died on Dec. 8. He was 87. "John was a fixture to so many people in so many areas of the community," Commissioner Steve Dershem said at Tuesday's Board of Commissioners meet