Local News Headlines 5/15/19

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 5/15 local headlines:

A bill that would benefit the families of Pennsylvania National Guard members who re-enlist has been unanimously approved by the State House.

The State House is launching another effort to outlaw abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.

The State Attorney General has joined 38 other states in suing the company that makes OxyContin.

An Altoona man is out on bail after being charged with felony strangulation and child endangerment over an incident last Saturday.

A Western Pennsylvania man must stand trial for flushing his grandparent’s ashes down the toilet.

The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and is putting out the call for blood donors.

Members of the Tyrone school board approved a new budget that includes a hefty tax increase.

Property owners in the Bellwood-Antis School District are also looking at a property tax increase.

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