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Derry Twp. man arrested on multiple assault charges

DERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — A Derry Township man was arrested on May 3 on multiple charges including aggravated assault, strangulation, and stalking. According to the Derry Township Police Department, 21-year-old Luis A. Espinal-Rivera was previously charged by police stemming from an incident that occurred on April 9, 2022. During this incident, he choked the victim who was pregnant as well as punched the victim in the stomach.
DAUPHIN COUNTY, PA
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Ligonier Township property listed at $1.45 million was inspired by builder’s dream

Builder Joseph Minyon said the idea for the 12,000-square-foot, chateau-inspired home he built in Ligonier Township came to him in a dream. “I saw a bird in flight with wings outstretched — I’m not sure what kind of bird it was, but I’ll say it was an eagle,” he said. “If you look at an aerial (view) of the house, to me, it’s a bird in flight.”
LIGONIER, PA
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Johnstown airport receives proposals for new airline carrier

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ)–The Cambria County airport received four proposals to take the place of Skywest Airlines, who announced they would not be continuing services. The airline announced that it would be renewing its services back in March. The airline noted that the suspension was primarily due to the national pilot shortage. These proposals come from […]
JOHNSTOWN, PA
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Thief steals $20k from house, returns to steal puppy

LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. — A residential burglary took place between January 18, 2022, and January 19, 2022 in Jackson Township in Lebanon County, according to Pennsylvania State Police. An unknown subject(s) entered the house stealing a plastic bag under the mattress that had about $20,000 inside it, according to...
LEBANON COUNTY, PA
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Latrobe Elks hope to attract new members with new lodge building

The Latrobe Elks Lodge and Golf Club hopes to attract members with a new building. The Elks held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the building on Wednesday. About two dozen people came out to the Derry Township organization to celebrate and enjoy refreshments. The new building, which overlooks the Elks’...
LATROBE, PA

Jennerstown Speedway wins $50k in Advance My Track challenge

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — Jennserstown Speedway Complex has been named the 2022 Advance My Track Challenge winners by NASCAR, receiving $50,000. As part of the Advance My Track Challenge, in partnership with Advance Auto Parts, race tracks across the United States and Canada submitted their testimonies as to why they should win a $50,000 […]
JENNERSTOWN, PA
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Pennsylvania LPFM Owner Wants FCC To Deny Roger Wahl’s License Renewal.

There is a yet another twist in the review of whether oldies “QZ-93” WQZS Meyersdale, PA (93.3) owner Roger Wahl is qualified to hold a license. The American Militia Association, which owns variety-formatted low power FM WHYU (102.3) in Meyersdale and has a construction permit to build a full-power noncommercial educational FM there, has asked the Federal Communications Commission to dismiss or deny Wahl’s license renewal application.
MEYERSDALE, PA
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WPIAL Softball Playoffs Game Recaps Tuesday

WPIAL first round softball playoff game recaps from Tuesday, May 17th:. Penn-Trafford 10 Plum 0 (Class 5A) Kylee Piconi hit a solo home run and finished with three hits in helping No. 2 Penn-Trafford to a 10-0, five-inning victory against No. 15 Plum in a WPIAL Class 5A first round contest at Norwin. Piconi's long ball in the third inning put the Warriors in front 1-0. P-T broke the game open in the fourth inning by tallying six runs, highlighted by a two-run triple from Madison Rapp. Caitlyn Schlegel lead off the inning with a triple. The Warriors closed out the scoring with three runs in the fifth inning to enact the 10-run rule. In addition to Piconi, who also scored three runs, Rapp finished with two hits and four RBIs. Alexa Forsythe stroked a solo home run to lead off the fifth. Mia Smith earned the win in the circle, yielding just two hits in five scoreless innings while striking out 11 batters. Penn-Trafford (16-2) will battle No. 10 Shaler in the quarterfinals on Thursday. The Titans (16-3) downed Franklin Regional 14-6 in the first round on Tuesday.
LATROBE, PA
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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. […]
JOHNSTOWN, PA
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Reading surrenders the lead, falls to Somerset in game two

SOMERSET, N.J. - One Somerset run in the eighth inning breaks the late tie and hands Reading their second loss of the series, 7-6. The Fightins started off hot, running out to a 4-0 lead through the first inning. Jack Conley with the biggest swing of the inning, a three-run double to break the game open early.
READING, PA
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Acme man jailed on $250K bond, accused of raping boy

A 33-year-old Mt. Pleasant Township man is accused of raping and sexually assaulting a six-year-old boy in 2020-2021. Brandon J. Hoffer of Acme was arrested and ordered held in the county prison after failing to post $250,000 bond after he was charged with 26 felony and misdemeanor criminal counts filed by state police.
ACME, PA
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Judge won't remove lawyer in federal gun case against suspect in Cassandra Gross disappearance

A judge on Wednesday refused to remove the attorney for a Unity man suspected in the 2018 disappearance of Cassandra Gross from his representation in an unrelated gun case. Instead, Chief U.S. District Judge Mark R. Hornak ordered that Komron Jon Maknoon continue working with Thomas G. Stanko, 51, in preparation for a sentencing hearing that will be scheduled in a couple months.
UNITY TOWNSHIP, PA

Police warn of multiple vehicle break-ins in Johnstown

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Richland Township residents are being asked to keep an eye out for suspicious activity after a rash of vehicle break-ins. Several thefts from vehicles have been reported between April 30 and May 16 and have occurred on Luther Road, Rachel Street, Metzler Street, Norwood Street, and Wineland Street. Police are […]
JOHNSTOWN, PA
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BLAIRSVILLE HOMICIDE SUSPECT TO HAVE MOTIONS HEARING TODAY

A Blairsville woman charged with criminal homicide is set to have a motions hearing today in front of Indiana County President Judge Thomas Bianco. Court documents say that Matraca Lynn Vrana of Blairsville will take part in an omnibus pre-trial motions hearing for relief connected with the investigation of the death of her boyfriend, 27-year-old Matthew Hill of Blairsville, on September 10th of 2021. Police say that the two were involved in a domestic dispute when Vrana allegedly fired a shot from a rifle that hit Hill in the head. He was pronounced dead at IRMC. She faces charges of criminal homicide, voluntary manslaughter and aggravated assault. Her court schedule states that she is due back for a criminal call hearing on August 5th.
BLAIRSVILLE, PA
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