Local News Headlines 5/17/19

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your Friday morning 5/17 headlines:

Legislation aimed at combating the state’s opioid epidemic has been advanced by the State House Health Committee.

An Altoona man will be spending at least 6 years in prison for the 2015 high speed police chase that ended in a fiery crash on Grandview Avenue.

A Morrisdale man has been charged with abusing an elderly patient at a Lawrence Township Clearfield County nursing home.

Police in Altoona want to know who’s been breaking into cars in the city last Sunday night into Monday morning.

Authorities say five people have been arrested and a sixth is wanted in connection with a shooting last month outside the Monroeville Mall.

Pennsylvania business does not seem to be supporting Governor Wolf’s call for a severance tax on gas drillers.

Residents of the Williamsburg School District are looking at a tax increase for the upcoming school year.

Customers of the Freedom Township Water Authority no longer have to boil water before using.

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