Local News Headlines 3/12/19

Here’s your Tuesday morning 3/12 headlines:

The pending closure of two nuclear power plants in Pennsylvania has resulted in a bill calling on the state to help keep them open.

The State Superior Court has rejected the appeal for a Maryland man convicted of murder with a local connection.

Altoona firefighters were called out to douse a small fire at the Altoona Fieldhouse yesterday, forcing the evacuation of the facility.

A Hollidaysburg man was arrested after police found a stash of marijuana in his home.

Researchers at the University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center say they are closing in on a vaccine for the common cold.

Officials of Operation Our Town have given the city of Altoona 10 grand for the city’s land bank fund.

An 8 year old Tyrone boy made a huge sacrifice to help out the Tyrone Police Department.

A measure to reduce the size of the state legislature has been brought up but passage remains in doubt.

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