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Altoona woman charged with stealing meat from grocery store

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — An Altoona woman was charged with retail theft after police say she stole meat and other items from a Martin’s grocery store. Charlene Worthington, 50, was seen at the East Chestnut Avenue store taking filet mignons, hamburger meat and lunch meat and placing them into her purse, according to the Altoona […]
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JPD: Man in custody following shots fired incident near Oakhurst Homes

Johnstown, PA (WJAC) — Johnstown police say one man is in custody following a shots fired incident near Oakhurst Homes Tuesday morning. Police say officers were dispatched to the area of the community center for a report of a black male who had fired a gun in the direction of Building #6 at Oakhurst Homes.
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One in custody after morning shooting in Johnstown

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — Johnstown Police say they have one person in custody after a morning shooting near the Oakhurst homes. Around 9 a.m. police responded to a shooting in the Oakhurst home section of Johnstown. Police said that nobody was injured and they have a suspect in custody. Information is limited at this […]

Driver Injured As Vehicle Slams into Tree off Route 36

ELDRED TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A driver was injured as his vehicle crashed into a tree off State Route 36 on Tuesday afternoon. According to Marienville-based State Police, the accident happened on Monday, May 16, around 2:32 p.m., on State Route 36, at its intersection with Truck Drive, in Eldred Township, Jefferson County.

Tyrone Coaches React to Laurel Highlands Conference Plan

The new Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference, which Tyrone will join in the 2023-2024 school year, released a detailed plan for the expansion of the league last Friday, and reactions from most Tyrone varsity head coaches were optimistic. The Eagle Eye reached out to the head coaches of all 18 varsity...

Johnstown man sentenced for shooting, killing wife

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Johnstown man who shot and killed his wife while two kids were home last year was sentenced up to 40 years. Chad Busch 34, was sentenced to serve between 20 to 40 years in state prison for killing 30-year-old Tiffany Busch, according to the Cambria County District Attorney’s Office. […]

Rockwood outslugged by Portage in WestPAC baseball championship

CRESSON — For three innings, Rockwood had the right recipe for success in its bid to upset defeated Portage in the WestPAC Championship game. But in the end, the Mustangs’ experience mixed with their potent offense overwhelmed the Rockets 18-8 in a shortened 6-inning affair to win their second consecutive conference title on Monday at Mount Aloysius College.
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Josh Shapiro, Democratic Gov. Candidate and Pa. AG, Has COVID

Josh Shapiro, the democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor and the state's sitting attorney general, has COVID-19, he said Tuesday morning. Shapiro said he received positive results when he took a precautionary COVID test ahead of a trip to Johnstown and Pittsburgh Monday evening. "Attorney General Shapiro is currently experiencing mild...

New Double A rules having positive impact on baseball

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — If you’ve come out to an Altoona Curve game this year you might have noticed some new rule changes that have been implemented into Double A. One that has made a positive impact is larger bases. The size of the bases increased from 15 inches to 18 inches. “We’re trying to promote […]

‘Quecreek 9′ miner Dennis Hall dies

SOMERSET, Pa. — A member of the " Quecreek 9″ has died. Dennis “Harpo” Hall of Benscreek, and eight other coal miners were trapped about 245 underground in the Quecreek Mine in Lincoln Township from July 24-28, 2002. All were successfully saved in the “Nine for Nine” rescue that drew international attention.

Walk For Love returns this June

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — The Jaffa Shriners annual Walk for Love is returning this June to support the Shriners Hospital For Children. On June 12 at the Jaffa Shrines Center in Altoona, the Walk For Love Fundraiser returns to benefit the Shriners Hospitals For Children. The walk is in conjunction with Shriners International and […]

Meyersdale makes history with 4th straight WestPAC softball title

Meyersdale wins WestPAC title 8-7 over Conemaugh Valley for 4th straight conference crown.— Adam Ripple (@ARipple_DAsport) May 17, 2022 CRESSON — An emphatic "yeah" from Meyersdale sophomore pitcher Izabella Donaldson after her eighth and final strikeout of the game signaled the end of an 8-7 come-from-behind victory over Conemaugh Valley in the WestPAC softball title game Monday at Mount Aloysius College. ...

Walk-off lifts Altoona past Red Land in extras

ALTOONA, Pa (WTAJ) — Evan Alwine’s sac-fly in the 11th inning lifts Altoona to a 4-3 win over Red Land Monday. Initially a pitcher’s duel Monday, both teams withstood seventh inning rallies. Down 1-0, Red Land hung three runs in the seventh inning to take a 3-1 lead into the bottom of the seventh. But […]

Shapiro tests positive for Covid-19 as general election nears

Josh Shapiro posted on Facebook that he took a precautionary test and tested positive for Covid-19 before heading to Johnstown and Pittsburgh. Shapiro says his symptoms are mild as of now, and he will continue to serve Pennsylvanians as he isolates in his home. Ending his post, he reminds everyone...

Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro Tests Positive For COVID-19

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has tested positive for COVID-19. His spokesperson released a statement on Tuesday morning: On Monday evening, after taking a precautionary test ahead of his trip to Johnstown and Pittsburgh, Attorney General Josh Shapiro tested positive for COVID-19. Attorney General Shapiro is currently experiencing mild symptoms, and he plans to continue his work of serving the people of Pennsylvania as he isolates at home. Shapiro will be back on the campaign trail next week and will kick off the general election campaign in Johnstown. VOTER GUIDE: Pennsylvania Primary Election 2022 He is running unopposed for the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania governor. The race for the Republican nomination includes former Congressman Lou Barletta, State Sen. Doug Mastriano, and former U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain. The Primary Election is underway in Pennsylvania and polls are open until 8 p.m. Tuesday. Download the CBS Philly app for the latest election results and updates