Penn State men’s hockey falls in OT to Michigan in NCAA Tournament
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — Penn State men’s hockey lost 2-1 in overtime to Michigan in the Regional Finals of the NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament. Michigan’s Mackie Samoskevich scored 52 seconds into overtime to give Michigan their first lead of the night. Penn State opened the scoring in the second period, with a powerplay goal from […]
Sitting Bulls Sled Hockey team holds fundraiser game against local supporters
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ)– The Sitting Bulls Sled Hockey Team welcomed fans to First Summit Arena Saturday for their annual fundraiser game. Each year the game helps raise 75% of the sled hockey team’s fund and allows players of all ages to take on members of the media, politicians and evening their teachers! “The proceeds go […]
McCarthy says House will press ahead with TikTok bill after CEO’s testimony
“It's very concerning that the CEO of TikTok can't be honest and admit what we already know to be true—China has access to TikTok user data,” McCarthy wrote in a tweet.
Why sitting with crossed legs could be bad for you
As comfy as it may be to sit with your legs crossed, is it bad for your health and posture?
St. Mark’s Church announces Easter week services
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — A Johnstown church announced their upcoming worship services for Easter. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, located at 335 Locust Street in downtown Johnstown, is offering multiple in-person and Zoom services starting on Palm Sunday. Below is the list of planned services, which will be available in person and on Zoom. Day/Date […]
One killed in Somerset County crash Saturday morning
SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Jefferson Township Saturday morning. Daniel Evans III, 68, of Somerset, was killed just after 7 a.m. after crashing his Chevrolet Equinox into a tree along Short School Road, according to Pennsylvania State Police. According to the release, Evans III was traveling […]
How to visit these countries for free (or with incentives) in 2023
Right now, the people of Finland (or rather, their legendary happiness) have inspired a promotion that would allow 10 lucky Americans to visit the country for free.
12 injured after second-story apartment floor collapses near IUP
INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — A dozen people were injured in the collapse of a second-story floor inside an apartment complex near a western Pennsylvania over the weekend, authorities said. Seven people were taken to hospitals and five others were treated at the scene after the 11:50 p.m. Saturday collapse at Elm by Traverse Commons about […]
Former Pa officer who worked with kids sentenced in abuse of teens
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former suburban Philadelphia police officer has been sentenced to decades in prison on convictions of sexual abuse of five teenage boys decades ago. Bucks County Judge Wallace Bateman Jr. on Tuesday sentenced 54-year-old James Carey to 24 1/2 to 55 years in state prison on 20 counts of statutory rape, […]
Pa school sues Northfolk Southern, demands they pay clean up cost
BEAVER COUNTY, Pa (CBS NEWSPATH) — The Blackhawk School District says its challenging rail giant Norfolk Southern following the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio. The school, which is located in Beaver Falls, Pa, is about 12 miles away from where the Norfolk Southern train derailment took place. Why are they suing? Their goal is […]
Satellite images show 5,000-mile seaweed belt creeping closer to US
Over the next few months, a massive belt of seaweed is projected to make its way closer to Florida and the Caribbean. It's not just an eyesore, either. The seaweed, called sargassum, smells terrible as it rots, and can cause breathing issues for some.
Teen overdose deaths have doubled in three years. Blame fentanyl.
Teen overdose deaths have doubled in three years, an alarming trend amid a historic decline in drug and alcohol use among high school students.
How Jerome Powell’s economic moves put pressure on Biden
A Trump-era holdover central to determining what direction the U.S. financial system is going may be poised to cause political problems for the White House, just as President Joe Biden was enjoying the slightest of improvements in the economy. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell once again this week opted for an interest rate hike amid his managing historic […]
‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Creed III’ star Jonathan Majors arrested, charged with assault
Representatives for Majors said in a statement to the Associated Press that Majors "has done nothing wrong."
Cuban migrants land in Florida airport in hang glider
Typically when Florida law enforcement has to intervene in migrant landings, it's usually from the sea.
Central PA United launches criminal justice reform initiative
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WTAJ)– Since being founded in 2020, Central Pennsylvania United’s main goal has been to build an equitable government that recognizes all members of the community. Now they are shifting their focus to improving the prison conditions in Centre County with their new criminal justice reform initiative. “We take a look at some […]
Nicholas Lloyd Webber, son of famed composer, dies at 43
Webber, the famed composer, missed the Broadway opening Thursday of his “Bad Cinderella” to be at his son's side with other loved ones.
Florida babysitter accused of putting lit marijuana cigarette in 1 year-old’s mouth: deputies
The 17 year-old admitted to smoking marijuana around the child but denied giving the child the cigarette, deputies say.
Pennsylvania woman charged for interfering with arrest, harming police horse
INDIANA COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — A New Kensington woman was arrested Friday by state police after they say she interfered with an arrest and harmed one of their horses. In a release from Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Gabriela Rae Kertson, 20, was charged with felony taunting a police animal and misdemeanor counts of obstructing the […]
Have a job and a side gig? Watch for these missteps
Before you get your hands dirty in the sometimes chaotic combination of formal employment and entrepreneurship, here are a few pitfalls to avoid.
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