Frenchville, PA

Mother, 10-year-old daughter missing from Centre County

Blanchard, Pa. — State police are looking for a Centre County mother and daughter who have been missing for nearly two weeks. Crystal Gayle Oburn, 44, left her residence on Bald Eagle Street in Blanchard on Aug. 5 with her 10-year-old daughter and has not been seen since, according to state police at Rockview. Oburn was operating a light blue 2013 Chevrolet Malibu when she left. Police do not know what direction she traveled. Oburn is described as 5'5" tall, approximately 120 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. The daughter is described as being 5' tall, approximately 85 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. Anyone who has seen or been in contact with Oburn is asked to contact PSP Rockview at (814) 355-7545.
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Man accused of threatening to kill parents with gun

EAST CAMERON TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — State police are investigating an incident into a man allegedly threatening to kill his parents with a gun. According to Pennsylvania State Police, on August 11 around 10:00 p.m. troopers responded to a fight occurring between a suspect, 24, of Frackville, and another person outside of the suspect’s parent’s […]
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Clearfield County Drug Court

Clearfield could be the next county in Pennsylvania to establish a drug court. Although, there’s some disagreement over how it would operate. We spoke with some of the county commissioners and the district attorney about this. Two of the Clearfield County Commissioners told 6 News on Wednesday this idea...

Dr. Oz stops in DuBois on US Senate campaign trail

DuBois, Pa. (WTAJ) — As November inches closer, Pennsylvania candidates are out on the campaign trail, including Dr. Oz who stopped in DuBois Friday morning to hear from locals. Dr. Mehmet Oz, the Republican candidate for US Senate spent some time at Logan’s Quick Lunch in Downtown DuBois to hear from the community about inflation […]

Discount retail store hosting grand opening in State College

CENTRE COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — The Rhode Island-based discount retail chain, Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), will be opening its State College location on Saturday, Aug. 27. The 44,997-square-foot facility will host a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place shortly after 11 a.m. There will be […]


The body of a juvenile was pulled from the Susquehanna River in Curwensville over the weekend. WJAC News reports the Clearfield County Coroner confirmed the body, which was discovered on Friday, was a male. An autopsy was conducted over the weekend and the cause of death is pending the results of the autopsy and toxicology reports.

Cops: Duo charged after call about DuBois man attacking his mother

DUBOIS, Pa. (WTAJ) — A couple was taken into custody after the man’s mother called the police for help and reported that her son strangled her and threatened to shoot the cops if she called them. Police arrived at a home on the 500 block of Juniata Street on Aug. 17 at around 7:45 p.m. […]

Police plan ‘active shooter’ drill in Clearfield County

CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Plans have been made for an active shooter drill/training to take place at the Curwensville High School next week, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The drill and training will involve the state police and numerous government agencies from across Clearfield County. It is scheduled for Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. […]

Clearfield County offers senior citizens in-home COVID vaccine

CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – The Susquehanna Wellness Clinic, with locations in Clearfield and Frenchville, is making it more convenient than ever for seniors to get their COVID-19 vaccinations. Nurses at the clinic are offering in-home vaccinations for qualifying senior citizens, free of charge. This service is offered in partnership with the Clearfield County Area […]

60-Year-Old Man Pulled Over while Driving Nude on 219

A 60 year old man is in custody after being pulled over while driving nude in Elk County. Pennsylvania State Troopers say they stopped a vehicle on Route 219 in Horton Township for multiple traffic violations. Police found the driver, a 60-year-old man from Kersey was nude at the time.

2022 Elk Country Alliance Elk Expo ready to kickoff

ELK COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – The 2022 Elk Country Alliance Annual Elk Expo is set for Saturday, August 20th, and Sunday, August 21st. The annual Elk Expo is one of the largest elk celebrations in the Northeast. This year at the expo there will be over 100 different vendors. Each brings something new to the […]
State College

Grange Fair Offers Free Concerts at Three Venues

There’s nothing better than free, live entertainment, and the 148th Centre County Grange Fair has plenty of that for music lovers of all types not only at the grandstand, but also at the Southside Stage and in Jubilee Grove. All performances are included with admission to the fair, which...

Clearfield County officials gather to highlight aggressive driving

CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – In Clearfield County, numerous officials gathered together to discuss the impacts of aggressive driving behaviors. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Lawrence Township Police Department, and the Highway Safety Network stressed that aggressive driving is causing more accidents and creating a dangerous environment. “Aggressive driving is a serious problem […]

Weather Visit: Houtzdale Center for Active Living

Meteorologist Christy Shields made a stop at the Houtzdale Center for Active Living on Wednesday. She chatted about the weather and what a typical work day looks like as a broadcast meteorologist. Everyone was so sweet, and they even had a cake for the event! Thank you for having us...

Construction work rescheduled for Route 322

CENTRE COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) – Overnight milling work for Route 322 near Philipsburg has been rescheduled to start at a later date. The contractor plans to complete overnight milling and initial paving operations between Pleasant Hill Road and the Railroad/Centre Street intersection from Tuesday, August 23, through Thursday, August 25. Crews will work 6:00 PM […]