2 hrs ago
Driver given more charges
Brandon A. Midder, 24, of 317 Sixth Ave. was first arrested on a single count of illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after his arrest early Nov. 1 in Huntingdon County, hours after police said Baez gunned down 22-year-old Willie Solomon at the Sixth Avenue night spot, where Midder sometimes worked as a doorman.
22 hrs ago
Judge upholds home entry
Blair County Judge Timothy M. Sullivan has upheld a decision by city police to enter a 10th Street home without a warrant nearly a year ago, and to bring charges against the couple who occupied the dwelling, after police said they found marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Just like Grandma's, Family-run Bellwood restaurant makes customers feel at home
Even though she passed away 10 years ago at the age of 92, David Veneziale can still hear his Italian grandmother telling people they weren't leaving her house without having something to eat first.
Centre Daily Times
Basketball: CCCA falls to Blair County
Patrick Cooper added six points and eight rebounds for the Bulldogs , while Kevin Zuercher scored nine points.
No chickens allowed, prisoners of war will meet, Pittsburgh...
No chickens allowed, prisoners of war will meet, Pittsburgh considering red light cameras, Penn State students charged: headlines across Pa.
Sen. Eichelberger Looking at Disincorporation For Some Struggling Municipal Governments
'A major change that we hope will happen would be a five-year limit on a community staying in Act 47. This was never intended for communities to stay in it for decades.
Tuesday December 10 2013
A DEADLY FIRE BROKE OUT JUST AFTER 4 MONDAY MORNING AT A 200 YEAR OLD LOG CABIN ON PROPERTY OWNED BY MILLER'S QUALITY RECYCLING IN BEDFORD TOWNSHIP.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Former AASD coach pleads guilty
A former Altoona Area High School assistant girls soccer coach was sentenced Monday to at least 60 days in the Blair County Prison followed by 2 years' probation for sexual offenses against two of her players, a resolution of the case which the victims found satisfactory, according to Deputy Assistant District Attorney Wade Kagarise.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Agency's executive director unafraid of challenges
People come into Allan Robison's Altoona office every day, facing tragedy in their lives.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Video evidence sends case to court
If a picture is worth a thousand words, the video footage from inside Choices Nightclub speaks volumes about the Halloween night shooting that left 22-year-old Willie Solomon dead and a New York man bound for trial on homicide charges.
Man enters no-contest plea for house fire
A Frankstown Township man charged last March with burning his home and garage and cutting down several trees on his property in reaction to his domestic issues does not remember the incident, according to his attorney.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
City officer facing charges asks for trial
An Altoona police officer who faces a disorderly conduct charge for a September incident at a concert in Washington County now wants to go to trial on charges of disorderly conduct and aggravated assault, according to his Altoona attorney, Steven P. Passarello.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Regular testing ordered for driver
A Duncansville motorist who was charged three times in 27 days with driving under the influence has been ordered by Blair County Judge Daniel J. Milliron to report regularly to the Adult Parole and Probation Office for alcohol testing.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Shooting victim's brother asks for lower bail
Jacob Dormevil of Altoona, one of those arrested following a shooting in late October at a local nightclub, is asking a Blair County judge to lower his bail so he can be freed pending the outcome of his case.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Woman connected to homicides seeks appeal
A Frankstown Township woman in court for buying a gun used in three homicides committed by her boyfriend nearly a year ago wants to appeal a Blair County judge's decision upholding the criminal charges against her - prior to the trial of her case.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Judge supports parole
A Mexico native agreed Monday to withdraw a request for a hearing on his conviction for drug possession after Blair County Judge Daniel J. Milliron said he would agree to support the inmate's parole from a state correctional institution.
AASD to vote on tax issue
The Altoona Area school board is to vote tonight on a tax collection agreement that has a disputed value to the district and its taxpayers.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Transportation funding in gear
When Gov. Tom Corbett signed a new transportation bill into law last Monday, it brought an end to years of contentious debate and indecision on ways to maintain the state's thousands of miles of distressed highways and crumbling bridges.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
GOP officer announces bid
A longtime Republican Party officer and member of the Ward trucking family said she plans to run for state Rep. Jerry Stern's seat, making her the first candidate to be publicly named as the veteran legislator prepares to step down.
McDonald's presents education grants
McDonald's has presented more than $7,000 in classroom grants to 18 area school teachers, including nine in Bedford and Blair counties.