Local News Headlines 7/18/19

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 7/18 local headlines:

A heat advisory is going into effect tomorrow across eastern and central Pennsylvania with heat index values possibly going up to 115.

A new Pennsylvania law that allows people to break into a locked car to save an unattended child has taken effect in time for the heat wave.

A major event at Fort Roberdeau has been cancelled due to the upcoming dangerous heat forecast for the weekend.

The opioid crisis has led to some treatment centers taking part in an unscrupulous practice that could be outlawed under a bill in the State Senate.

Authorities in Western Pennsylvania say an off duty Pittsburgh cop who was shot and critically wounded has died.

AN Altoona woman headed to trial for allegedly trying to kill her family following a domestic dispute.

Two men apprehended by police following a traffic stop in May are now facing drug and firearms charges.

Penn State president is one of the highest-paid public university executives, a study shows.

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