Local News Headlines 8/01/18

Here are your Wednesday morning 8/1 headlines:

Two area companies have won bids to grow pot, one in Saxton and one in Johnstown.

Medical Marijuana will also be available in leaf form beginning today in Pennsylvania.

A former Penn State frat member was sentenced in a hazing death case yesterday, avoiding prison.

A former priest is Western Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to molesting a ten year old boy in a case that dates back more than 25 years.

A Blair County man had his prison sentence on drug charges reduced yesterday.

A Florida man and two others were caught with stolen goods in an Altoona motel over the past weekend.

The State Supreme Court will consider whether the state can lawfully designate certain sex offenders as sexually violent predators.

Blair County Commissioners are moving forward with plans to replace two roofs at the courthouse and county prison.

There’s been a new invasive tick species discovered in Pennsylvania and state officials are urging precautions be take