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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. […]
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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 […]
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Ohio BCI assisting at crime scene in Jackson Township

STARK COUNTY, Ohio — An investigation is underway at a location in Jackson Township as authorities descended upon the scene at the Rodeway Inn along Sunset Strip Avenue NW early Monday morning. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation says their team was requested by Jackson Township to assist with...
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Over 25 grams of drugs found in Altoona parole check, police report

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ)– A parole check at an Altoona apartment led to the drug arrest of a resident, according to Allegheny Township Police Department who were helping state parole agents. On June 22 police showed up to 36-year-old Niheim Miller’s apartment along 307 60th Street and detained him after seeing drug paraphernalia in the kitchen […]
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Coroner: Woman dies following fire at Johnstown home

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees confirmed that a woman has died following a fire at a Johnstown home Sunday night. Authorities say the blaze broke out at the home, located along the 600 block of Coleman Ave., around 9:40 p.m. The identity of the victim...
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Police: Altoona woman hid in closet to avoid drug charges

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ)– An Altoona woman, who police said hid in a closet after they went to a home on 2nd Avenue to serve felony drug warrants, is now behind bars. Officers arrived at 28-year-old Destiny Gardner’s residence on June 6 at about 9 p.m. to serve the felony drug warrants, according to the according […]
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Body Found at Jackson Township Motel

A Canton man is facing murder and felonious assault charges in connection with a shooting late Sunday night. Jackson Township Police say they were called to the Rodeway Inn on Sunset Strip Avenue for a report of a man down in the parking lot. The 35-year old victim had been shot. He was taken to Cleveland Clinic Mercy Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. They haven’t released his name yet until his family can be notified.
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GHOSTS TV show adventure coming to Central PA

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — Ghosts and ghouls might be for Halloween, but these “GHOSTS” are for every day of the week — and one is heading to Altoona. To celebrate the number one rated new show, GHOSTS, CBS is taking over cities across the country and The Alberta Haynes Museum will be in Altoona, Haynes’ hometown on June 29. The Pop-up in-person adventure will creep into AMTRAN’s garage on 5th Avenue for an experience like no other.
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Windber Celebrates its 125th Anniversary

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) – Windber will be celebrating it’s 125th anniversary with four days packed full of fun activities. This event includes nine live bands, a huge parade on Saturday, Cruise-in on Sunday along with vendors, craft show, food, beverages, and a firework show on Sunday, July 3. Events include a Historical Scavenger Hunt, […]
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Church group helps renovate homes for low-income families in Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — Johnstown is becoming more and more beautiful, especially with recent home renovations in the surrounding area. 6 News visited and spoke to the crews who are making such a huge impact on residences in the community. The Hosanna industry is making an imprint on the...
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Thunder In The Valley sees pro-motorcycle stunts

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — Bikers from all over have filled the streets of downtown Johnstown for the 24th annual Thunder In The Valley motorcycle rally. 6 News on Saturday spoke with a stunt performer. It was hog heaven near People's Natural Gas Park, and all a biker could want:...
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