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Emergency crews respond to early morning house fire in Blair county
Multiple emergency response crews were called to a structure fire on the 400 block of Butler Hollow Road in Blair County just before 7 A.M. Wednesday. An official with Blair County Dispatch tells 6 News the first unit arrived on scene - to a home engulfed in flames - less than 10 minutes after the initial report was made.
Local Man Facing DUI Charges After Crashing into Tree
State Police in Punxsutawney say a local man is facing DUI charges following a crash in Burnside Township, Clearfield County. The accident happened on November 25 at approximately 3:38 PM on Dowler Highway, around 1,345 feet north of Brink Lane. The driver of the vehicle, a 42-year-old Burnside man, was...
Altoona Double Homicide: A Grim Tale of Drugs and Deceit
In a shocking incident that disturbed the peace of Altoona, Pennsylvania, May 2020 saw the brutal killings of Natalie Washington, 52, and Mikal Jackson-Stevenson, 28. The double homicide, which occurred at a residence on Beale Avenue, was a direct result of a dispute over drug transactions purportedly run from Washington's home. Isiah Payne, 35, and Onya Lewis, 34, found themselves embroiled in the case, with accusations of distributing drugs for Jackson-Stevenson and engaging in deceitful practices with their clientele.
West Banch School District Mourning Loss Of Teen
The West Branch Area School District is mourning the loss of high school student Asher Deets, who was killed in a house fire in Morrisdale early Monday morning. Officials say the fire started around 3 a.m. and the house on Morrisdale Allport Highway was “completely destroyed” by the blaze.
Blandburg's Enduring Legacy in America's Industrial Saga
In the heart of Cambria County, Pennsylvania, the town of Blandburg is a living testament to the American Industrial Revolution's coal-driven legacy. Founded in the 19th century, its roots are deeply embedded in the coal-rich earth that shaped the nation's industrial ascent. The town's inception coincided with the rise of the Cambria Fire Brick Company in 1891, a cornerstone of Blandburg's history and an emblem of the era's industrial fervor.
Clearfield County man accused of raping child
CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Beccaria man is behind bars after a child came forward about being sexually assaulted in an RV by the man. Bryon Carter, 58, was arrested and charged with rape of a child, statutory rape, aggravated indecent assault of a child, indecent assault and sexual assault over an incident that […]
State Police Calls: Troopers Respond to Death of 17-Year-Old Boy
Area state police responded to the following incidents:. Death of Teen in Morris Twp. State Police in Clearfield are investigating the death of a teenager in Morris Township, Clearfield County. Police said a known 17-year-old male died on November 27 at 3:43 a.m. No details have been released on the...
17-year-old killed in Pa. house fire: reports
A 17-year-old boy was killed early Monday as a result of a house fire in Clearfield County. WTAJ reported that the fire started at about 3:30 a.m. at a home along on the 2900 block of Morrisdale Allport Highway in Morris Township. Firefighters initially received a report of an entrapment...
Multi-vehicle crash restricts lane on Interstate 80 in Clearfield County
CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WJAC) — Clearfield County crews responded to a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 Tuesday afternoon. PennDOT officials say the crash happened in the eastbound lanes about three miles west of EXIT 111: PA 153 -- Clearfield. They say there is a lane restriction. It's unclear whether...
Arrest made after car with Christmas gifts stolen from Altoona Sheetz
ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — Altoona police arrested a man they said stole a car full of Christmas presents from a Sheetz parking lot over the weekend. Kenneth Duncan Jr., 41, currently with no fixed address, was taken into custody over a car theft Saturday morning, Nov. 25, after a woman left it running while she […]
Samaritan stopped assault in Altoona Plasma Bank parking lot
ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Jerome man was arrested after a good samaritan was able to stop him from allegedly assaulting a woman in a car in an Altoona parking lot. Ian Carr, 27, is facing multiple felony charges after police were called to the parking lot of Ked Plasma (5901 6th Avenue) in Altoona […]
Blair County House fire
We’re following a fire that happened in Blair County earlier on Sunday. The East Freedom home can be seen here with windows broken, but not much else from the outside it happened along the 160 block of East Benton Street. First responders say their original call came in just...
Bellwood-Antis Public Library: A Beacon of Community and Learning
The Bellwood-Antis Public Library has long been a cornerstone of community engagement, transcending its traditional role as a book repository. It has become a vibrant focal point for the Bellwood-Antis region, hosting a variety of events and activities that nurture cultural and educational growth. The library's commitment to community is evident in its diverse programming, including the whimsical Turkey Lurkey Time Scavenger Hunt for kids and sustainable crafting workshops for environmentally conscious adults.
The Haunting Legacy of St. Joseph's House in Carrolltown
Carrolltown may appear to be a typical serene town, yet it conceals a spine-chilling history within the walls of the St. Joseph's House for Homeless and Industrious Boys. Constructed in 1902, this striking edifice was a beacon of hope for the needy. However, its Romanesque, Italianate, and Tudor Revival architecture also veils a darker past, one that attracts ghost hunters and historians to its haunting grounds.
Freshman of the Week: Ben Walk
BW: “I like to play sports, hunt, and to spend time with my family.”. EE: What is the biggest transition from middle school to high school in your opinion?. BW: “The classes are only half of the time they were before.”. EE: Who is someone you look up...
Van Slams into Bear on Interstate 80
DUBOIS, Pa. (EYT) – Pennsylvania State Police in DuBois reported a single car crash involving a bear on Interstate 80 East in Clearfield County. According to a report issued by PSP on Monday, the incident occurred November 11 around 9:33 p.m. near the 104 mile marker. Anthony Costa, 56,...
GANT: Twins Accused of Stealing More than $22k from McDonald’s Have Hearings Continued
CLEARFIELD, Pa. – Preliminary hearings for twin brothers accused of stealing over $22,000 from their employer have been continued until Dec. 6. (This article was provided by our news partner GantNews.com.) Shawn Nevling, Curwensville and Shane Nevling, Clearfield, both 40, were both managers at the McDonald’s on North Second...
Super Sub: Mrs. Briggs
Mrs. Briggs has been a substitute teacher for about a year and a half. Here are some of the things that make her a “Super Sub”. Mrs. Briggs shared her decision to become a substitute teacher, “I was a reading interventionist for five years at Myers, and in 2021, I left my position to take care of my grandmother. Once she regained her health, I had a lot of free time on my hands and I really missed the students. While volunteering, Mr. Stinson mentioned to me that I would make a great substitute, so here I am”. Mrs. Briggs is subbing in grades K-12.
‘I’m going to stab you:’ Altoona man arrested at Sheetz for making threats
ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — An Altoona man was arrested Sunday afternoon at the Sheetz near UPMC Altoona after allegedly threatening to stab multiple people. Brian McCathern, 42, was taken into custody around 2 p.m. on Nov. 26 at the Sheetz on Chestnut Avenue, according to Altoona police. McCathern was allegedly seen in the store with […]
altoona, PA Residents: Your Future Kittens Best Friend Awaits!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near altoona.