Richland Township Police Seek Info on Boscov's Retail TheftiSkyCreations - News & MediaNewsBreak Contributor
Wanted: Doralee Rae Thompson - Aggravated Assault & DUI ChargesiSkyCreations - News & MediaNewsBreak Contributor
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Cambria County Five Most Wanted list released
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Pennsylvania State Police out of Ebensburg have released their Cambria County Five Most Wanted list. Three of the most wanted are wanted for assault, be it simple or aggravated. Another is wanted for theft by deception and the fifth is for firing a gun into an occupied structure. Doralee Thompson, […]
One dead in early morning Cambria County house fire
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — One person was pronounced dead after an early morning house fire in Cambria County. According to Cambria County 911, the call for a house fire with entrapment came in just before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, Feb. 21 on the 1100 block of Mount Airy Drive in Adams Township. It was […]
Northern Cambria woman sentenced in federal court after laundering $2 million
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Northern Cambria woman was sentenced in federal court for tax fraud on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Sarah Stiles, 39, was sentenced to a total of 12 months and one day in prison followed by two years of supervised release on her conviction of tax and wire fraud. Stiles admitted to the […]
Wanted: Doralee Rae Thompson - Aggravated Assault & DUI Charges
EBENSBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police Troop A, based out of Ebensburg Barracks, has issued an arrest warrant for Doralee Rae Thompson, following charges that include aggravated assault by vehicle while under the influence and multiple DUI offenses. Authorities are now reaching out to the public for assistance in locating Thompson, with the promise of a cash reward for information leading to her arrest.
Hoops Scoreboard | Chestnut Ridge boys, girls sweep Bedford
NEW PARIS, Pa. (WTAJ) – The District V basketball tournament was kicked off Wednesday night with a longtime Bedford County rivalry between Chestnut Ridge and Bedford. The stands at Chestnut Ridge High School were packed for the boys and girls doubleheader. In the boys game, the Lions led by 11 points at halftime and ultimately […]
Wanted man arrested in Johnstown after drugs, guns were found in home
Wanted man arrested in Johnstown after drugs, guns were found in home. 2/21/24.
AG: Johnstown mother gets prison time after pleading guilty in 5-year-old daughter's death
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — Authorities say a Johnstown mother has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to charges related to the overdose death of her 5-year-old daughter. Prosecutors say Volaura Askew, 27, pleaded guilty on Monday to involuntary manslaughter, child endangerment and reckless endangerment, and was sentenced to...
Richland Township Police Seek Info on Boscov's Retail Theft
JOHNSTOWN, PA – The Richland Township Police Department is actively seeking assistance from the public to identify individuals connected to a retail theft incident at Boscov's, located at 570 Galleria Drive in Richland Township. The incident, which occurred on February 13, 2024, has prompted a call for anyone with information to come forward, aiding in the ongoing investigation.
Truck driver gets only traffic citations for Route 22 crash that killed 2, records show
EBENSBURG, Pa. (WJAC) – The driver of a coal truck that ran a red light on Route 22 near Ebensburg and killed two people is only facing traffic citations, court records show. Leonard Hite, 70, was cited for careless driving resulting in death and running a red light. The...
Cambria County agency to pay $122K after federal investigation
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — According to state representative Frank Burns (D – Cambria), the Cambria County Area Agency on Aging (CCAAA) was ordered to pay $122,461 to resolve claims of misspent funds after a federal investigation. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in 2016 and 2017, the CCAAA […]
Judge Grants A Continuance In Bowser Trial
And now to the disturbing case where a Cambria County mother is accused of strangling her 5-year-old son to death. It happened just two weeks ago. This is video of Jennifer Bowser as she was led out of District Court today in Cresson. Judge John Prebish granted a continuance for...
Ammo and bacon: Wanted man arrested at Blair County Walmart for theft
BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A man wanted on burglary charges was found allegedly pushing a cart full of items, unpaid for, out of the Walmart in East Freedom. John Lee Pittman Jr., 32, of Hustontown, was arrested over the weekend at Walmart in East Freedom after allegedly filling up a cart and trying to […]
Police: Missing Blair County woman not seen for nearly a month
BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Police are searching for a missing Blair County woman they said has not been seen for nearly a month. Jazmin Danyel Swope, 22, was last seen on Jan. 26 in the Claysburg area, according to the Greenfield Township Police Department. Swope was described as a white female with reddish/blonde hair […]
Justice on the Line: Cambria County Trial Reaches Climax
Johnstown, Cambria County — As the trial for the Wood Street homicide unfolds in Cambria County, both the prosecution and defense have rested their cases, leaving the fate of the accused, Qwante Rose, in the hands of the jury.
Girl scout troops deliver cookies at Johnstown Galleria Mall
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa (WJAC) — Earlier this week, girl scout troops were seen delivering girl scout cookies at the Johnstown Galleria Mall in Cambria County. 6 News spoke to local girl scout troop leaders and volunteers about how this event was important for the girl scouts.
Crews called to abandoned house fire near Fallentimber
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WJAC) — Crews from multiple counties responded to an early morning fire in Cambria County Tuesday. According to county dispatchers, the blaze was called in shortly after 6 a.m. Glendale Fire Chief Adam Rydbom says crews arrived to the 100 block of Market St. in Reade...
Portage, February 22 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Homer Center High School basketball team will have a game with Portage Area High School on February 22, 2024, 18:00:00 CST.
Blotter: DUIs, driving while suspended, retail theft, warrants, missing persons
Monthly – $4.99/month. DUI – At 9:27 p.m. Feb. 9, a 25-year-old Lebanon man operated a 2008 Acura TSX on South Pine Grove Street and SR 22 while under the influence of a controlled substance. City of Lebanon. Arrest warrant – On Feb. 8, police issued an arrest...
Johnstown, PA, Training Facility Reinstalled at New Location
Feb. 21—JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — The Johnstown Fire Department will soon once again have its own training facility to use within the city. The three-story, six-pod red metal structure is being reinstalled by JWF Industries this week on a piece of ground near Murdock and Oak streets in the Hornerstown neighborhood. The building was previously located on Iron Street, but it needed to be moved when Hanging Gardens, a medical marijuana growing business, took over the property that was once Bethlehem Steel land.
Blair County coroner's office upgrades with new identification badges and cases
The Blair County coroner's office is getting some new equipment for its facility. The office now has metal identification badges and carrying cases. Back in November, thirteen metal badges and carrying cases were purchased for each deputy. The badges were delivered and issued last week.