Blair County

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State Police: Drunk Driving Suspect Found Naked On Barn Roof

State police say a drunken driving suspect ran away from the scene of a central Pennsylvania crash but was found on a nearby barn roof – naked – and arrested once he fell off.

07/20/2015

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Police: Green Laser Illuminates Cockpit, Injures Pilots

Police are looking for whoever shined a laser into the cockpit of a UPS plane flying over western Pennsylvania, temporarily blinding the pilots.

06/25/2015

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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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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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Police Investigate Bomb And Water Threat

A local police chief says state police experts are examining a couple of computers as part of an investigation into threats to bomb a central Pennsylvania courthouse and taint the area’s water supply.

10/29/2013

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Large Heroin Ring That Stretched Through 4 Counties Broken Up

From the outside, it’s a modest little apartment in Johnstown. But it’s inside where police say a huge heroin operation was centered.

08/23/2013

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Pa. Cop Shot Partially Naked Man Holding Underwear, Not Gun

A prosecutor says an officer was justified in shooting a man he thought was armed in a dark central Pennsylvania alley, even though it turned out the man had only a pair of black underwear in his hand.

KDKA-TV–06/27/2013

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Deer Test Positive For Chronic Wasting Disease

Pennsylvania wildlife officials say that chronic wasting disease has appeared in the state’s wild deer population.

KDKA-TV–03/01/2013

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Friend: Blair Co. Shooter Struggled With Personal Problems

A friend of a central Pennsylvania man who killed three people before dying in a gun battle with police says the shooter had been struggling with personal problems and had become fascinated with end-of-the-world predictions.

12/23/2012

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4 Dead, 3 State Troopers Injured After Blair County Shooting

New details are emerging as police continue to investigate a shooting spree that left several people dead and three state police troopers injured Friday morning in Central Pennsylvania.

KDKA-TV–12/21/2012

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Three $1 Million Powerball Tickets Sold In Pennsylvania

Although the no one in Pennsylvania won the $550 million powerball jackpot, tickets worth $1 million were sold in three counties.

11/29/2012

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Ann Romney Talks Debates & Gender Gap During Visit To Altoona

Appearing at a fundraiser at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona, KDKA Political Editor Jon Delano sat down briefly with Ann Romney.

10/15/2012