Local News Headlines 8/27/18

The new school year begins today for most schools in the region. Police remind motorists to watch for children walking to school and be aware of school buses.

School safety, which dominated the news in the past school year, remains a concern as a new school year gets underway across Pennsylvania.

Tyrone authorities are investigating a Friday afternoon fire that displaced two families.

A daylight robbery Friday in Tyrone has police looking for the crooks and warning residents to report suspicious persons.

A County Court jury convicted a Blair County man Friday for selling cocaine.

An Altoona woman is facing charges of fleeing from constables after running from her house trying to avoid arrest.

Gas prices have dropped a few cents nationally, but very little change in prices in the Altoona area.