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Jury Deliberating After Man Accused Of Kidnapping Daughter Takes Stand

The trial of a man accused of kidnapping his own daughter and causing a lengthy standoff took that stand in his own defense today.

05/20/2015

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Trial Begins For Man Accused Of Kidnapping Daughter, Initiating Standoff

The trial of a man accused of kidnapping his own daughter and then taking the toddler to Altoona, causing a lengthy standoff starts today.

05/19/2015

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Gun Goes Off During Easter Church Service In Altoona

Altoona churchgoers were startled when a gun went off during Easter services.

04/05/2015

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Death Row Inmate Gets 5-10 Years For Hitting Lawyer In Court

A man on death row in the killing of his girlfriend in 2004 has been sentenced to 5-10 years in prison for sucker-punching his lawyer by swinging his cuffed hands during a court hearing.

02/25/2015

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14 Cats Killed In Altoona Fire

Firefighters say 14 cats were killed in a fire that displaced 3 people from their central Pennsylvania home.

01/23/2015

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Mother, 2 Children Die In Altoona House Fire

Authorities in central Pennsylvania say fire has claimed the lives of a mother and two young children.

01/17/2015

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Man Accused Of Kidnapping Daughter To Stand Trial

A man who allegedly kidnapped his daughter and fled the area has been ordered to stand trial for kidnapping.

01/12/2015

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Wilkinsburg 2-Year-Old Safe After Hours-Long Standoff In Altoona

A man who allegedly kidnapped his daughter and left the area has been located in Altoona.

01/05/2015

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$250,000 In Rolexes Taken From Altoona Mall

Police are searching for three men a jeweler says stole about $250,000 worth of Rolex watches from a central Pennsylvania mall.

11/28/2014

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Police: Drunk Prowler Stole Only Couple’s Candy

Police say a central Pennsylvania couple saw a man urinating with his pants down around his ankles moments before he broke into their home and grabbed a handful of Chick-O-Sticks from their candy bowl.

09/16/2014

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The Return Of Cheese Chester

Cheese Chester has been out of racing since being injured last month during the pierogi race at PNC Park.

08/29/2014

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3 Penn State Students Facing Charges In Stabbing

Three Penn State University students were facing charges in a stabbing incident over the weekend that injured two students from another school as they were trying to visit a woman’s apartment, police said.

04/13/2014

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Pa. HS Swim Coach Resigning After Strip Club Job Flap

A popular assistant high school swimming coach has resigned after someone anonymously complained that he also worked as a bartender at a central Pennsylvania strip club.

03/28/2014

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Strip Club Job Puts HS Swim Coach Job In Jeopardy

A popular assistant high school swimming coach who works as a bartender at a strip club could lose his job in a central Pennsylvania school district after someone lodged an anonymous complaint.

03/23/2014

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Police: Pa. Man Stole Hand Sanitizer To Make Cocktails

Police have charged a man with stealing 12 bottles of hand sanitizer from a central Pennsylvania hospital, so he could mix it with orange juice and drink it for the alcohol it contained.

01/10/2014

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