Local News Headlines 1/31/19

Record cold is freezing much of the Altoona area this morning, and all county schools are closed today along with Mount Aloysius, St. Francis, and PSU Altoona.

Governor Wolf is calling for a major increase in the state’s minimum wage.

Testimony turned emotional yesterday in the trial of Kashif Ellis for the shooting death of Steven Hackney at his Altoona home in 2013.

An Altoona man was arrested after he reportedly got out of control while in the E-R at UPMC Altoona Monday night.

A domestic argument in Bedford County led to the arrest of a woman for making meth.

More than two dozen vehicles were involved in a chain reaction crash in Berks County yesterday after a snow squall caused whiteout conditions.

The Blair County Commissioners are hoping to get all the needed renovation work at the County courthouse finished in the next few years.

The Central Blair Rec Commission is getting some CDBG money to cover the cost of a renovation project.

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