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Blair County man wanted for home improvement fraud

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Police are searching for a Blair County man they say is wanted for home improvement fraud. Allegheny Township police are looking for Terry Wayne Geist Jr. It’s reported that he has an active warrant for felony home improvement fraud. He’s known to do business as Keystone Custom Carpentry, police said. […]
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Sheetz Gas Station Chain Announces Gasoline Price Cut

The Sheetz chain of gas stations and convenience stores has good news for consumers. It’s dropping the price of gas to $3.99 per gallon for the July 4 holiday weekend. Who owns Sheetz gas stations?. Article continues below advertisement. The Sheetz family owns 90 percent of Sheetz convenience stores...
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Hopewell Twp. Man Sentenced To Seven Years For Drug And Gun Crimes

(Pittsburgh, PA.) A Beaver County resident has pleaded guilty and been sentenced in federal court to seven years’ imprisonment to be followed by four years of supervised release on his convictions of violating federal narcotics and firearm laws, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today. United States District...
BEAVER COUNTY, PA

Route 56 in Windber lane restriction lifted after car crash

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Route 56 has since been re-opened following a crash Tuesday afternoon. According to dispatch in Somerset County, multiple crews responded to a two-vehicle crash at 2:17 p.m. June 28 near the 12th Street exit on Route 56. Authorities could not verify the number of injuries, but they did say there […]
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Four Charged In Late-Night Strong Armed Robbery Over Weekend

OCEAN CITY — Three Pennsylvania men and a juvenile were arrested last weekend for an alleged strong-armed robbery in the downtown area. Around 3:45 a.m. on Saturday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to the area of 20th Street and Philadelphia Avenue for a reported strong-armed robbery. Officers met with a 25-year-old victim from Baltimore, who informed police he had been assaulted by three males who had stolen some of his personal property, according to police reports.
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MUST SEE: Loco loses his pants on LIVE TV

This week the Altoona Curve takes on the Harrisburg Senators from Tuesday through Sunday! Director of Marketing, Promotions, & Special Events at the Altoona Curve Mike Kessling stops by Studio 814 with Loco…and let’s just say things get pretty crazy!. Tuesday, June 28th Ticket Offer: 2-For-Tuesday. Enjoy buy...
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Legal Abortion In Pa. is Still Limited

While abortions are still legal in Pennsylvania up to 24 weeks, access is still limited. As Crispin Havener explains, there are no abortion clinics in our viewing area. While places like Planned Parenthood have locations throughout the area they don’t perform abortions inside the clinics here. In fact, Planned Parenthood has had to temporarily shut down locations like this one here in Johnstown over staffing shortages.
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One killed in Johnstown house fire

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — A woman was pronounced dead at the hospital after a house fire broke out in Johnstown Sunday night. The call came in just after 9:30 p.m. on June 26, according to Cambria County dispatch. The fire began on a stove top at a home on the 600 block of Coleman Avenue, […]
JOHNSTOWN, PA

Police search after credit cards stolen, used from Altoona TJ Maxx

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — Police are looking to identify two suspects after a person’s credit card was stolen from TJ Maxx and used across the parking lot at Sam’s Club. The Allegheny Township Police Department said the theft happened on June 13 at around 3:30 p.m. at TJ Maxx on Old Route 220 in the […]
ALTOONA, PA
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Gas Prices Drop Slightly; Demand Expected To Increase This Weekend

Gas prices declined slightly both locally as well as across western Pennsylvania as a whole this week. According to AAA’s weekly gas price report, the average price for a gallon of regular, unleaded, self-serve gas in Butler, as of Monday, dropped by three cents over the past week to settle at $5.00 per gallon.
BUTLER, PA

Crews called to kitchen fire at Hollidaysburg retirement complex

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — First responders were called to a fire that was reported at the Hillcrest Apartments retirement complex Monday afternoon. The fire reportedly began on the 5th floor in a kitchen. Residents were evacuated and most of the damage is just from the smoke. “Initial call came in for a commercial building fire. […]
HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA
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4th of July cookout recipes with Weis Markets

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — Need the perfect addition to bring to your 4th of July festivities? Try some of these easy recipes from Weis Markets. Chicken breast coated in Dijon mustard and brown sugar, lots of seasonings. Smoky Grilled Summer Vegetables. Red bell peppers, yellow squash, and zucchini. Tossed...
ALTOONA, PA
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Science with Shields – Fireworks in a Jar

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — In this episode of Science with Shields, Christy Shields shows you how to make fireworks in a glass. Fill your glass or vase with warm water. In the bowl, put a thin layer of oil and then add a few drops of different food coloring. Mix the oil and food coloring. Now pour the oil and food coloring into the container filled with water. Watch how the colors start to burst in the water!
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