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INDIANA BOROUGH POLICE CHARGE MAN WITH DUI
Indiana Borough Police have charged a Northern Cambria man with DUI after an incident in mid-November. Police say that officers conducted a traffic stop on November 18th at 2:45 AM in the 300 block of Philadelphia Street for a summary traffic offense. Further investigation showed that the driver, 57-year-old Chad Wiewiora was under the influence of alcohol to a degree that he was a danger to himself and others. He was taken into custody and later released to a sober person.
House engulfed by flames in Plumville
A house was engulfed by flames in Indiana County overnight.
BREAKING: Area Man Pleads Guilty to Third Degree Murder
INDIANA CO., Pa. (EYT) — Indiana County District Attorney Robert Manzi announced this morning that defendant Matthew Bartlebaugh, 29 of Glen Campbell, entered a guilty plea to the charge of Murder in the Third Degree and Possession of an Instrument of Crime. The charge of general homicide was specified...
TRUCKERS ORGANIZATION LISTS HOLDAY TRAFFIC DEATHS SINCE 2001
An online trucking website has issued a report on traffic fatalities across the nation for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, listing them by roadway, county, and state for 2001 to 2021. In that time period, Indiana County had seven fatalities. TruckInfo.net based its study on data collected by...
False Alarm: Attempted Child Abduction Report Deemed Unfounded, State Police Confirm
INDIANA COUNTY, PA. (EYT) – An alarming report of an attempted child abduction in Burrell Township, Indiana County that sparked a thorough investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police has turned out to be false, authorities said on December 8, 2023. The initial report, which emerged in the early morning...
CLYMER CHIEF REPORTS ON GROUP OF PREDHUNTERS BUST AT CONVIENENCE STORE
During last night’s borough council meeting, Clymer Police Chief Charles Waller detailed an incident involving a vigilante group. On Tuesday, the group Altoona Predhunters set up a sting operation for someone that they were tracking online. They had interacted with a 28-year-old male that believed he was talking with a teenager and set up a meet up for sexual relations. The group held the suspect until police arrived, but Chief Waller said that after hearing about a similar situation in Clearfield County where the case was thrown out because rules were not followed, his first call was to District Attorney Robert Manzi.
FIRE REPORTED AT PLUMVILLE BARN
UPDATE: Indiana county first responders have been busy this morning with a fire in the Plumville area. The fire was first reported at 12:28 this morning by Indiana County 911. Plumville, Marion Center, Dayton, and Rural Valley fire departments were all called to the scene along with the RIT Team and Citizens Ambulance. Clymer fire department was called in for standby detail ten minutes later. Chief J.D. Ferraro confirmed the building was a home, not a barn as was originally reported, and the house was fully involved by the time fire crews arrived on the scene.
Weekly Safety Report: Threatening with Knife and False Information in Punxsutawney, PA
Two incidents occurred in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania this week. In the first incident, a 56-year-old man was arrested for threatening another man with a knife and punching him in the face. The second incident involved a 33-year-old man who is facing a felony charge for providing false information while attempting to purchase a rifle.
FLU, RSV CASES CONTINUE TO RISE
Indiana County’s flu count rose to 63 for the season according to the most recent state data. That’s an increase of 22 from the week before. The numbers of lab-confirmed flu and RSV cases continue to rise across Pennsylvania. There have been 8,860 flu cases reported in the state since October 1st and 15, 238 cases of RSV. In Indiana County, the number of RSV cases rose by twelve, to 53.
Local woman sentenced for voluntary manslaughter, fentanyl charges
An Indiana County woman was sentenced to six years in state prison for voluntary manslaughter and fentanyl-related charges.
ABDUCTION CASE TURNS OUT TO BE FALSE
State police say a reported child abduction case in Burrell Township reported yesterday turned out to be a false alarm. Troopers say the incident reportedly happened between 6:30 and 7:00 AM at the intersection of Center Street and Lloyd Street. Allegedly, a man in a ski mask and driving a truck tried to abduct a child at the stop. Police later determined that the report was a false one and reiterate that there is no risk to the community at this time.
IUP ABOUT TO REACH THE HALFWAY POINT OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR
Classes for the fall semester end on Monday at IUP and Finals Week begins, with winter commencement to be held on Saturday. Grad students and doctoral candidates will receive their degrees in a ceremony scheduled for 9:30 on Saturday morning while the undergrad ceremony is slated to begin at 1. The Council of Trustees meets on Thursday.
2023 CIVIC LEADERS OF THE YEAR HONORED AT CHAMBER ANNUAL MEETING
The Indiana County Leader’s Circle announced the recipients of the 2023 Male and Female Civic Leader of the Year awards at the Indiana Chamber of Commerce annual meeting on Friday. The 2023 Male Civic Leader of the Year was Ed Nehrig, who was nominated by ICTC. He said that...
Today the gas price is close to $3.39 in Dixonville as of 2023-12-09. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.167, a week ago the price is $3.247 , according to AAA.
Trespasser Behind Bars After Being Caught By Victim in Bathroom of Canoe Township Residence
CANOE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A local man is behind bars after he was allegedly caught trespassing in a bathroom in Canoe Township. According to court documents, Punxsutawney-based State Police filed criminal charges against 25-year-old Navada Cole Shaffer, of Punxsutawney, in Magisterial District Judge Christopher S. Welch’s office on Wednesday, December 6.
Indiana Basketball: Hoosiers defeat Rutgers in Big Ten Opener
Mackenzie Holmes and Sydney Parrish lead Indiana Basketball to a ten-point win against Rutgers. Mackenzie Holmes scored 25 points, and Sydney Parrish had a double-double (14 points and ten rebounds) to lead Indiana basketball to a 66-56 win against the Rutgers Scarlett Knights. Rutgers led 10-9 at the end of the first quarter, but the Hoosiers did not trail again. The Scarlet Knights did their best to keep the game close in the second half but never got closer than five points.
Marion Center Area superintendent takes proactive approach after attempted luring at a bus stop
RAYNE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police are still searching for the suspect who tried tolure a boy into his car at a bus stop Tuesday. Marion Center Area School District Superintendent Clint Weimer said they are taking a proactive approach since it was one of their own who was targeted.
Troopers Seeking to Identify Suspects in Retail Theft at White Township Walmart
WHITE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Troop A State Police in Indiana are asking the public for information on the suspects in a retail theft that occurred at Walmart in White Township, Indiana County. According to police, the retail theft occurred on November 22, 2023, sometime between 7:44 p.m. and...
Crimson Hoax: Indiana adopts new calendar, adds new month to year
Editor's Note: The Crimson Hoax is a series of satirical stories from the IUP community. Indiana County’s local legislation has passed a new law that directly impacts IUP’s semester schedules. The law, dubbed the Developing an Accurate Timing Effort Act (DATE Act), effectively changed calendars across the county....
PLEA COURT SCHEDULED FOR SUSPECTS INVOLVED IN ARMED INCIDENT AT INDIANA CAR WASH
Plea court hearings are scheduled today for two men charged in connection with an armed incident at a white township car wash in April of this year. Court documents show that 26-year-old Rashaun Delige and 21-year-old Gerald Jeffres III, both of White Oak, are charged with terroristic threats, carrying a firearm without a license, disorderly conduct, possession of a weapon and possession of a small amount of marijuana for the incident at the Wash Werkz car wash on Oakland Avenue that resulted in a standoff between the two and another man.