Local News Headlines 1/30/19

Today’s expected blast of Arctic wind is forcing temperatures in the Blair County area to extreme lows, closing schools.

The state is reporting that another five Pennsylvanians have died from the flu as the virus remains in an officially widespread situation.

A man riding a bike along Route 220 in Bedford was struck and killed by a car yesterday.

Testimony yesterday in a Blair County murder trial concluded that a third shot killed victim Steven Hackney.

An Altoona man was arrested yesterday for assaulting his girlfriend and a two year old child at a house on 3rd Avenue early yesterday morning.

It looks like Pennsylvania deer hunters will get an extra day to bag a buck during the regular rifle deer season.

The Game Commission is also considering a proposal to allow semi-automatic rifles for hunting big game.

Gov. Tom Wolf joined activists at the state Capitol to call for reforms in state gun laws, in the wake of recent acts of gun violence.

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