Local News Headlines 7/19/18

Here’s your Thursday morning 7/19 headlines:

The State Supreme Court has tossed the 2012 state welfare law over how it was passed in the legislature.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld Philadelphia’s tax on soda and other sweetened drinks.

Bail has been raised for an Altoona man charged with robbery and producing child porn.

A Tyrone man has been locked up and charged with sexually assaulting women earlier this week.

Three area persons have been charged with giving false information in order to obtain firearms.

A former employee of the Cambria County Coroner’s office has filed a harassment suit.

Pennsylvania has been awarded federal grants totaling 3 million dollars for help with one approach in the battle against opioid addiction.

Those new CNG buses that are now navigating the streets of Altoona have staff at the bus company smiling.