Wanted: Doralee Rae Thompson - Aggravated Assault & DUI ChargesiSkyCreations - News & MediaNewsBreak Contributor
Richland Township Police Seek Info on Boscov's Retail TheftiSkyCreations - News & MediaNewsBreak Contributor
Man in custody after killing mother and allegedly spending her moneyThe Quick HistorianNewsBreak Contributor
Justice on the Line: Cambria County Trial Reaches ClimaxRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Punxsutawney's Real Estate Resurgence: A Groundhog Day Miracle for Home PricesTrailer EmpireNewsBreak Contributor
Cambria County Five Most Wanted list released
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Pennsylvania State Police out of Ebensburg have released their Cambria County Five Most Wanted list. Three of the most wanted are wanted for assault, be it simple or aggravated. Another is wanted for theft by deception and the fifth is for firing a gun into an occupied structure. Doralee Thompson, […]
One dead in early morning Cambria County house fire
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — One person was pronounced dead after an early morning house fire in Cambria County. According to Cambria County 911, the call for a house fire with entrapment came in just before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, Feb. 21 on the 1100 block of Mount Airy Drive in Adams Township. It was […]
Wanted: Doralee Rae Thompson - Aggravated Assault & DUI Charges
EBENSBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police Troop A, based out of Ebensburg Barracks, has issued an arrest warrant for Doralee Rae Thompson, following charges that include aggravated assault by vehicle while under the influence and multiple DUI offenses. Authorities are now reaching out to the public for assistance in locating Thompson, with the promise of a cash reward for information leading to her arrest.
Cambria County agency to pay $122K after federal investigation
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — According to state representative Frank Burns (D – Cambria), the Cambria County Area Agency on Aging (CCAAA) was ordered to pay $122,461 to resolve claims of misspent funds after a federal investigation. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in 2016 and 2017, the CCAAA […]
Man arrested during utility bill scam investigation in Indiana County
A man from New Jersey was arrested during a scam investigation in Indiana County.
Northern Cambria woman sentenced in federal court after laundering $2 million
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Northern Cambria woman was sentenced in federal court for tax fraud on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Sarah Stiles, 39, was sentenced to a total of 12 months and one day in prison followed by two years of supervised release on her conviction of tax and wire fraud. Stiles admitted to the […]
Wanted man arrested in Johnstown after drugs, guns were found in home
Wanted man arrested in Johnstown after drugs, guns were found in home. 2/21/24.
Crews called to abandoned house fire near Fallentimber
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WJAC) — Crews from multiple counties responded to an early morning fire in Cambria County Tuesday. According to county dispatchers, the blaze was called in shortly after 6 a.m. Glendale Fire Chief Adam Rydbom says crews arrived to the 100 block of Market St. in Reade...
AG: Johnstown mother gets prison time after pleading guilty in 5-year-old daughter's death
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — Authorities say a Johnstown mother has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to charges related to the overdose death of her 5-year-old daughter. Prosecutors say Volaura Askew, 27, pleaded guilty on Monday to involuntary manslaughter, child endangerment and reckless endangerment, and was sentenced to...
Truck driver gets only traffic citations for Route 22 crash that killed 2, records show
EBENSBURG, Pa. (WJAC) – The driver of a coal truck that ran a red light on Route 22 near Ebensburg and killed two people is only facing traffic citations, court records show. Leonard Hite, 70, was cited for careless driving resulting in death and running a red light. The...
Richland Township Police Seek Info on Boscov's Retail Theft
JOHNSTOWN, PA – The Richland Township Police Department is actively seeking assistance from the public to identify individuals connected to a retail theft incident at Boscov's, located at 570 Galleria Drive in Richland Township. The incident, which occurred on February 13, 2024, has prompted a call for anyone with information to come forward, aiding in the ongoing investigation.
Judge Grants A Continuance In Bowser Trial
And now to the disturbing case where a Cambria County mother is accused of strangling her 5-year-old son to death. It happened just two weeks ago. This is video of Jennifer Bowser as she was led out of District Court today in Cresson. Judge John Prebish granted a continuance for...
Man Charged After Wielding Knife In Sheetz
A man is in custody after bringing a knife into a Sheetz and allegedly acting erratically. Butler Township Police were called to the Sheetz on Center Avenue Sunday at 10 am for a man who allegedly wielding a knife. 30-year-old Brian Deweese of Indiana, PA, is also accused of stabbing...
Indiana's Italian Treasures: 3 Restaurants Bringing Italy to the Midwest
In this article, we will be exploring three exceptional Italian restaurants located in Indiana. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments yet? If so, we invite you to share your experiences in the comment section below.
Justice on the Line: Cambria County Trial Reaches Climax
Johnstown, Cambria County — As the trial for the Wood Street homicide unfolds in Cambria County, both the prosecution and defense have rested their cases, leaving the fate of the accused, Qwante Rose, in the hands of the jury.
Blotter: DUIs, driving while suspended, retail theft, warrants, missing persons
Monthly – $4.99/month. DUI – At 9:27 p.m. Feb. 9, a 25-year-old Lebanon man operated a 2008 Acura TSX on South Pine Grove Street and SR 22 while under the influence of a controlled substance. City of Lebanon. Arrest warrant – On Feb. 8, police issued an arrest...
Woman dies, 10-year-old hurt in Derry Twp. accident
A woman died and a 10-year-old child was injured in a traffic accident Monday afternoon in Derry Township, Westmoreland County. The Westmoreland County Coroner identified the woman as 49-year-old Regina Endress of Indiana County.
Girl scout troops deliver cookies at Johnstown Galleria Mall
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa (WJAC) — Earlier this week, girl scout troops were seen delivering girl scout cookies at the Johnstown Galleria Mall in Cambria County. 6 News spoke to local girl scout troop leaders and volunteers about how this event was important for the girl scouts.
HOMER-CENTER PULLS OFF UPSET OF UNITED IN FIRST D6 PLAYOFF GAME
The District 6 playoffs began last night with a Double-A matchup of two Heritage Conference girls opponents, and 10th-seeded Homer-Center pulled off the upset over number 7 United. Todd Marino has the recap. (58-38 HC as Alaina Fabin scored 29 points.) Coach Nick Moore was proud of his girls for...
FIVE FIRE COMPANIES CALLED OUT FOR BRUSH FIRE IN ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP
Multiple fire departments were dispatched for a brush fire in Armstrong Township yesterday. Indiana County 911 reported the brush fire at 2:08 PM on Lacey Lane east of Shelocta. Elderton Fire Department was first called to the scene at that time, but at 2:11 PM, Indiana, Creekside and Iselin Fire Departments were called in to assist, along with tankers from Elderton, Creekside and Coal Run-McIntyre fire departments. Plumville fire department was also called in at 2:36 PM. Marion Center firefighters were called in shortly after that for standby detail.