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Fire Chief: Police investigating arson at abandoned Hornerstown building

Johnstown, PA (WJAC) — Johnstown police are investigating a morning fire at an abandoned building in the Hornerstown-section of the city as arson, according to Johnstown Fire Chief Bob Statler. 911 officials say crews were dispatched to the blaze, located along the 800 block of Horner Street, around 9:30...
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Police: Man busted with crystal meth after cops were called on him

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Tyrone man is facing drug charges after police said they found 2.2 oz. of suspected crystal meth on him as well as other drug paraphernalia. On June 27, Tyrone Borough police were called to a home on East 16th Street for a report of a man, 30-year-old Michael McNeal, […]
TYRONE, PA
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Johnstown firefighters announce passing of local EMS trainer

Johnstown, PA (WJAC) — First responders throughout Cambria County are mourning the loss of a longtime area EMS trainer and teacher. According to a post from Johnstown Firefighters Local 463, Dr. John "Doc" Karduck recently pass away. Dr. Karduck taught hundreds of paramedics and EMS personnel in Cambria County,...
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Four young PA men charged in robbery at Ocean City motel

Three men and a 17-year-old boy were arrested in Ocean City last weekend after allegedly robbing and assaulting a man in a motel room downtown. Jelyja Joseph Malcom, 18, D’andre Xavier Sampson, 18, and a 17-year-old juvenile, all of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and Jaden Shawn Mallery, 18, of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania were arrested by Ocean City Police on June 25 near 20th Street and charged with robbery, assault, theft, and reckless endangerment.
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PSP investigating string of burglaries at Mainline Pharmacy in Hastings

Cambria Co., PA (WJAC) — State police in Ebensburg are investigating a recent string of burglaries at the Mainline Pharmacy location in Hastings, according to a post from Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers. Authorities say the first burglary occurred on the morning of June 7th, and that an unknown male entered...
HASTINGS, PA

2 people flown to the hospital after being struck by tri-axle truck

BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. — Yellow caution tape blocked off every corner of one of Blairsville’s busiest intersections for over an hour after a tri-axle hit two people Thursday. “We really didn’t know until we got on scene that it was multiple pedestrians involved with a truck as it was making its way through the intersection,” Ab Dettorre of Blairsville Fire Department said.
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Tyrone 4th of July food truck and vendor festival

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) – For the 4th of July weekend Tyrone will be hosting a food truck festival, along with vendors and tours. The festival will take place on Saturday, July 2 along Logan Avenue (Between 10th and 11th street). Starting at 11 a.m., 11 local food trucks and vendors will be lined up […]
TYRONE, PA

Nigerian man operated online market for stolen credit card information that scammed Northeast Ohio, prosecutors say

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Nigerian man ran an online marketplace where people could buy and sell stolen bank account and credit card information, along with compromised usernames and passwords from major online retailers like Amazon, eBay and PayPal, according to federal prosecutors. Blessing Adeleke, 31, is charged with conspiracy...
CLEVELAND, OH

Blue Knob Mountain Bike Challenge and Festival

Blue Knob Mountain Bike Association (BKMTBA) a 501(c)(3) is holding a mountain bike festival and 15-mile race that will incorporate both the trail systems at Blue Knob All Season Resort, 1424 Overland Pass, Claysburg, PA 16625, and Blue Knob State Park on August 13th. Racers can follow the link https://www.bikereg.com/blue-knob-mountain-bike-challenge-and-festival...
CLAYSBURG, PA

12th Freedom Ride Celebration will take place this Independence Day

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) – This Independence Day Tyrone is going to see an abundance of red, white and blue during the freedom ride. More than 400 riders are expected for this year’s Freedom Ride in Tyrone on Monday, July 4. The annual July 4th 10-mile bicycle ride consists of riders dressing up their bikes […]
TYRONE, PA

Local officials advise fireworks safety before holiday weekend

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — With all of the fun that fireworks provide, they are still very dangerous. Local officials are advising that those wishing to celebrate this weekend by lighting fireworks follow all safety precautions. Deputy Fire Chief of the Altoona Fire Department, Adam Free says those celebrating should be mindful of their neighbors and […]
ALTOONA, PA

Altoona man charged after fight with UPMC guards, police

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — A fight with guards at UPMC Altoona landed a man in hot water with police who also had to struggle to detain the man, according to UPMC Police. UPMC Police arrived at the ER area where they reportedly found 23-year-old Curtis Dukes struggling and fighting with two security officers. Police stepped […]
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