Friendly Fire Kills Guard Struggling With Inmate In Altoona CourtA jail guard was shot and killed at a Pennsylvania courthouse by what appears to be friendly fire during a struggle with an inmate who had grabbed her weapon, and authorities said Thursday they were investigating how it happened.
Defense Seeks To Bar Death Penalty Against Pennsylvania Man Charged In Smothering Death Of 16-Month-Old GirlDefense attorneys are asking a judge to bar prosecutors from seeking the death penalty against a man charged in the 2018 smothering death of a child.
Pennsylvania Man Accused Of Killing Wife And Abandoning Her Body In Garage Convicted Of 3rd-Degree MurderA man accused of having killed his wife in 2015 has been convicted of third-degree murder.
Braddock Council Candidate Raemon Prunty Arrested In Altoona Drug BustA candidate running for city council in Braddock has found himself in trouble with the law.
Police Locate Endangered 27-Year-Old Woman Reported Missing In Blair CountyPolice in Blair County say they have located a missing and endangered woman.
Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty In Slayings Of 2 In MayProsecutors say they plan to seek the death penalty if a man is convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a Pennsylvania home earlier this year.
Two Local Airports To Receive $6.5 Million In FundingThe Arnold Palmer Regional Airport and the Altoona-Blair County Airport will receive $6.5 million in grants.
Pa. AG's Office: 5 People Arrested, 7 Illegal Weapons Confiscated In Drug, Weapons BustThe Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office has arrested and charged five people in connection with a drug bust and weapons trafficking in Altoona.
'I Had To Save My Business': Blair Co. Businesses Reopen In Defiance Of Gov. Tom Wolf's Coronavirus Shutdown OrderSome fed-up Pennsylvania business owners have resumed serving customers in defiance of Gov. Tom Wolf’s shutdown order.
Bellwood-Antis Wrestling Coach Accused Of Raping And Sexually Assaulting ChildrenAn assistant wrestling coach with the Bellwood-Antis School District has been charged with rape and sexual assault.
Officials Bust Drug Ring That Trafficked $2.5 Million Worth Of Methamphetamine Into Blair CountyOfficials say they busted a drug ring that trafficked $2.5 million worth of methamphetamine into a local county.
Man Convicted Of 1st-Degree Murder In Church Lot SlayingA man has been convicted of first-degree murder in a slaying in a Pennsylvania church parking lot where authorities alleged he and the victim squared off after a high-speed chase stemming from a drug deal gone bad.
One Man Dies In Hunting Accident In Blair CountyA man was accidentally shot while hunting in Blair County.
State Police File Charges Against Mother Who Vanished With Her ChildrenState police have filed charges against the woman who disappeared Monday night with her two young children and father-in-law.
State Police: Missing, Endangered Mother, 2 Children Found After 'Frantic' Phone CallState police say a missing Blair County mother and children, who were last heard from in Indiana County, have been found.