Local News Headlines 8/31/18

State officials are alerting first responders and residents about the dangers of synthetic drugs which are on the rise.

More Western Pennsylvania prison workers are being treated for exposure to an apparent synthetic drug.

Synthetic marijuana or K2 is the likely culprit that’s been sickening prison workers in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

State Police and local authorities are investigating a deadly accident involving a PennDOT worker in Frankstown Township yesterday.

The Altoona School District is disputing a report that a student brought a gun into Summer school in June.

The family of a student who took his own life has filed an amended lawsuit against the Altoona School District.

The father of two children involved in an incident this week in Bellwood says his children were in danger.

Altoona police arrested a man accused of stealing jewelry from a Union Avenue home twice.

The latest Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows US Senator Bob Casey with a solid lead over his GOP opponent.